1. Tom Morello Brings Street Sweepers To Roots' NYC Jam Session

    May 06, 2009 5:48 AM EDT Rage Against the Machine founding member Tom Morello and Boots Riley of the Oakland hip hop outfit the Coup kicked out the jams with their latest project, the Street Sweeper Social Club, in an after-hours set last night (May 5) during the Roots' weekly party at the Highline Ballroom in…

  2. Springsteen Honors Pete Seeger At Madison Square Garden

    May 04, 2009 8:53 AM EDT A star-studded medley of musical guests played tribute to Pete Seeger at a benefit concert for the legendary folk singer's 90th birthday. Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Emmylou Harris, Ani DiFranco and John Mellencamp were among the 40 musicians performing in Madison Square Garden for…

  3. Springsteen Leads Seeger 90th B-Day Tribute

    March 18, 2009 10:42 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen, Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, John Mellencamp and Emmylou Harris are among the dozens of musicians who will celebrate American folk music legend Pete Seeger's 90th birthday with a gala concert at Madison Square Garden on May 3. The event, dubbed "The Clearwater…

  4. Morello: Nightwatchman Takes Priority Over Rage

    December 05, 2008 12:21 PM EST With two albums out, more than 50 songs that have not yet been recorded and a world gone awry, Tom Morello plans to stay busy as the Nightwatchman for the foreseeable future. But one project he won't be working on is a new album from Rage Against The Machine, which reformed in 2007 after…

  5. Cypress Hill Jams With Slash, Tom Morello

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With his first solo album just out, rapper Sen Dog is looking forward to new projects with his group concerns. With his first solo album just out, rapper Sen Dog is looking forward to new projects with his group concerns. The MC, who released "Diary of a Mad Dog" this week and plans…

  6. Rage To Rock During Democratic Convention

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In conjunction with the Iraq Veterans Against the War and Tent State University, Rage Against The Machine will play a free show Aug. 27 at the Denver Coliseum during the Democratic National Convention In conjunction with the Iraq Veterans Against the War and Tent State University, Rage…

  7. Billboard Bits: Bruce Springsteen, Kidz Bop & More

    July 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen will on July 15 release "Magic Tour Highlights," a digital-only EP of tracks culled from Springsteen's current "Magic" swing. No physical release is planned. Bruce Springsteen will on July 15 release "Magic Tour Highlights," a digital-only…

  8. Morello Returns As Nightwatchman On New Album

    June 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello is readying the release of his next solo album, "The Fabled City," due Sept. 30 via Epic. Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello is readying the release of his next solo album, "The Fabled City," due Sept. 30 via Epic.…

  9. Audiocracy '08

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's Audiocracy '08 blog keeps looks at the intersection of politics and music. This week, special contributor Tomas Young of "Body of War" goes to D.C. with Rage Against the Machine's Tom More Billboard's Audiocracy '08 blog keeps looks at the…

  10. Audiocracy '08

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard's Audiocracy '08 blog keeps looks at the intersection of politics and music. This week, special contributor Tomas Young of "Body of War" goes to D.C. with Rage Against the Machine's Tom More Billboard's Audiocracy '08 blog keeps looks at the…

  11. Billboard Names 2008 'Green 10' Artists

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Going green has become top of mind for artist big and small in the past few years, via everything from carbon offsets to philanthropy. Going green has become top of mind for artist big and small in the past few years, via everything from carbon offsets to philanthropy. Billboard has…

  12. Farrell, Morello, Slash And More Rock For Recovery

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Slash, Tom Morello, Jerry Cantrell, Perry Farrell, MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer, Jakob Dylan, Joseph Arthur, Sen Dog of Cypress Hill, Ours and others banded together last night in New York for a concert Slash, Tom Morello, Jerry Cantrell, Perry Farrell, MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer, Jakob Dylan,…

  13. The Billboard Q&A: Tomas Young

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The story of Tomas Young, an American soldier paralyzed in Iraq, has drawn the attention of such superstar acts as Pearl Jam, Ben Harper and Tom Morello, as well as the filmmakers of "Body of War." No The story of Tomas Young, an American soldier paralyzed during combat in Iraq, has…

  14. Morello Trek To Feature Harper, Slash, Keenan

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The New York show is a previously announced show benefiting Road Recovery and will feature Slash, Jerry Cantrell and Wayne Kramer of MC5. As was tipped here earlier this month, Tom Morello is once again combining politics and music on the road with his upcoming Justice Tour. The long-time…

  15. SXSW: Morello, Tankian, Harper Rock For 'War'

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tom Morello, Serj Tankian, Ben Harper, Billy Bragg and others joined forces to sow some musical seeds of revolution last night (March 13) at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. Tom Morello, Serj Tankian, Ben Harper, Billy Bragg and others joined forces to sow some musical seeds of revolution…

  16. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes at his home in Florida. He is 53. A Jacksonville, Fla., native, Brown was best known for his work with Molly Hatchet, 2005 - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes at his home…

  17. Morello, Tankian Out For 'Justice' On Tour

    March 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Axis of Justice principals Tom Morello and Serj Tankian are taking their show on the road in this election year. Morello tells Billboard.com that the Justice Tour 2008 will begin in the spring and con Axis of Justice principals Tom Morello and Serj Tankian are taking their show on the road in…

  18. SXSW: Harper, Morello, Tankian Declare 'War'

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ben Harper, Tom Morello and Serj Tankian will perform at a South by Southwest showcase for the documentary and soundtrack "Body of War," inspired by a U.S. soldier paralyzed while serving in Iraq. Ben Harper, Tom Morello and Serj Tankian will perform at a South by Southwest showcase…

  19. Vedder, Young Grace 'Body Of War' Soundtrack

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tracks from Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Neil Young, Bright Eyes, Serj Tankian and Tom Morello will be found on the two-disc collection "Body of War: Songs That Inspired an Iraq War Veteran." Tracks from Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Neil Young, Bright Eyes, Serj Tankian and Tom…

  20. Tankian Taps Fair To Midland, Morello For Tour

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Fair To Midland and Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello have been tapped to support Serj Tankian on select fall concert dates in support of the System Of A Down frontman's debut so Rock act Fair To Midland and Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello have been…

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