1. Il Divo

    May 14, 2009 11:34 AM EDT <sub_headline>The quartet takes opera to the masses. <br /> </sub_headline> The opening chords are unmistakable. It's one of the most iconic British pop songs of the '80s, with some of the most peculiar lyrics ("Protect you from the hooded claw, keep the…

  2. Alkaline Trio Get Back To D.I.Y. Roots

    May 12, 2009 2:06 PM EDT Alkaline Trio plans to get back to its roots for the follow-up release to 2008's "Agony & Irony," singer-guitarist Matt Skiba tells Billboard.com. "We kind of want to make a punk rock record," Skiba says. "That's how we started as a band, and over the…

  3. Perry Farrell 'Can't Wait For People To Hear' New Jane's Addiction Songs

    May 07, 2009 5:35 AM EDT As it prepares to begin its five-week tour with Nine Inch Nails, the reunited Jane's Addiction is sitting on a pair of brand new songs frontman Perry Farrell "can't wait for people to hear" -- although there are no plans for that to happen yet. "I think they're…

  4. Jane's Addiction Reunion Marred By Feuds

    April 20, 2009 9:26 AM EDT War has broken out among the original members of Jane's Addiction, who are gearing up for their first tour in almost 18 years. Singer Perry Farrell told Reuters that a mediation attempt by Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, with whom Jane's Addiction will tour next month, was…

  5. Jane's Addiction Drops Two Free New Trent Reznor-Produced Tracks

    March 20, 2009 10:24 AM EDT Jane's Addiction is releasing two new studio tracks online today (March 20) via Ninja2009.com , the tour site for the forthcoming co-headlining tour with Nine Inch Nails. The two studio cuts available for free download are "Chip Away" and "Whores," both songs that…

  6. Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction Confirm Tour Dates

    March 04, 2009 3:32 PM EST Nine Inch Nails and Jane's Addiction have announced the dates for their co-headlining tour this summer. The 23-date trek begins May 8 in West Palm Beach, FL and ends June 12 in Charlotte, NC, including a stop at the Sasquatch Festival at the Gorge in Quincy, WA. The Chicago date, May 29…

  7. Nine Inch Nails To Tour With Jane's Addiction

    February 16, 2009 7:49 PM EST Nine Inch Nails will tour later this year with the reunited Jane's Addiction, NIN frontman Trent Reznor wrote in a post on the band's Web site . Although he stopped short of saying the band was going on something more than a hiatus, Reznor confirmed these will be the last NIN shows…

  8. NIN Scraps Plans For 3-D Tour Film

    December 04, 2008 5:12 PM EST Trent Reznor has scrapped plans for a 3-D film chronicling Nine Inch Nails' most recent tour, according to a post on the band's Web site . The film would have been released in theaters as well as on DVD and Blu-ray, and was to be taped at a special free show using technology…

  9. This Day in Music

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic Video Awards, Canada's annual music video competition. The Vancouver, British Columbia-based group collects prizes f 2000 - Canadian rock group the Matthew Good Band is the big winner at the MuchMusic…

  10. Nine Inch Nails / Aug. 27, 2008 / E. Rutherford, NJ (Izod Center)

    September 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Trent Reznor presented all sides of NIN's eclectic personality during this show of the aptly-named "Lights in the Sky" tour -- a gig that was as much audio-video mind-trip as it was rock 'n' roll spec Trent Reznor typically lets his music do the talking, but the Nine…

  11. Kanye West, NIN Bring Lollapalooza To A Close

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West and Nine Inch Nails closed Lollapalooza 2008 in grand fashion Sunday (Aug. 3) in Chicago's Grant Park, with the former regaling his hometown crowd with hit after hit and the latter band off Kanye West and Nine Inch Nails closed Lollapalooza 2008 in grand fashion Sunday (Aug. 3…

  12. Les Claypool Scores 'Mushroom Men' Video Games

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Primus principal Les Claypool has written the original theme track and four other themes for the Nintendo Wii "Mushroom Men" video games, due this fall. Primus principal Les Claypool has written the original theme track and four other themes for the Nintendo Wii "Mushroom Men…

  13. Zack De La Rocha Resurfaces With Debut EP

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last September, Rage Against The Machine frontman Zack De La Rocha is finally releasing his first batch of solo material. As first tipped here last September, Rage Against The Machine frontman Zack De La Rocha is finally releasing his first batch of solo material. In…

  14. NIN's 'The Slip' Hitting Retail July 22

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In the United States, Canada and parts of Japan, the two-disc set is limited to 200,000 individually numbered copies in digipak form. Nine Inch Nails' "The Slip," which was made available as a free download from the band's Web site in May, will be released on CD July 22,…

  15. Nine Inch Nails Reshuffles Touring Lineup

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails has reshuffled its new touring lineup announced in early April, with bassist Justin Meldal-Johnsen (Beck, Garbage) replacing Rich Fownes. Nine Inch Nails has reshuffled its new touring lineup announced in early April, with bassist Justin Meldal-Johnsen (Beck, Garbage)…

  16. Nine Inch Nails Offers Freebie Of New Album

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails, in a surprise move, posted access to a free download of its complete new album, "The Slip," on its Web site at 12:01 a.m. this morning (May 5). Nine Inch Nails, in a surprise move, posted access to a free download of its complete new album, "The Slip," on…

  17. New Nine Inch Nails Album Hits The Web

    March 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST As expected, Nine Inch Nails is utilizing the Internet to disseminate its new instrumental album, "Ghosts I-IV," which went live at 9 p.m. ET tonight (March 2) via the Trent Reznor-led group's Web sit As expected, Nine Inch Nails is utilizing the Internet to disseminate its new…

  18. Update: TVT To File For Bankruptcy

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST TVT Records, once hailed as Billboard's top independent label and home to artists such as Lil Jon, Pitbull and Ying Yang Twins, will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week, company head Steve Gottli TVT Records, once hailed as Billboard's top independent label and home to artists…

  19. Reznor: Only 18% Paid For 'Niggy Tardust'

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has posted the download and sales numbers for "The Inevitable Rise and Liberation of Niggy Tardust," the Saul Williams album he produced and helped release. Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has posted the download and sales numbers for …

  20. Legal Wrangling Puts NIN Remix Site On Hold

    November 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST A Trent Reznor-sanctioned home for fan remixes of his music is on hold due to a pending lawsuit by Universal Music Group against Google and News Corp. A Trent Reznor-sanctioned home for fan remixes of his music is on hold due to a pending lawsuit by Universal Music Group against Google and…

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