1. Battles, "Gloss Drop"

    June 17, 2011 10:00 AM EDT This well-pedigreed avant-rock outfit-featuring former members of Helmet, Lynx and Don Caballero-lost an important leavening agent last year when frontman Tyondai Braxton quit the group to pursue his solo work.Although the lack of Braxton's pitch-shifted vocal antics creates an…

  2. Snoop Dogg's Felony Arraignment Delayed

    December 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST A Santa Ana, Calif., judge agreed yesterday (Dec. 5) to postpone rapper Snoop Dogg's arraignment on a felony possession of a deadly weapon charge until January. A Santa Ana, Calif., judge agreed yesterday (Dec. 5) to postpone rapper Snoop Dogg's arraignment on a felony possession of…

  3. Blonde Redhead Gets To The Point On New Album

    August 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Indie rock act Blonde Redhead has entered the last phase of work on the follow-up to 2004's "Misery Is a Butterfly," Billboard.com has learned. The as-yet-untitled effort is due early next year via 4A Indie rock act Blonde Redhead has entered the last phase of work on the…

  4. Prefuse Plans Tour, Tickles Ivories

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Prefuse 73 leader Scott Herren is preparing to spend the spring and summer on the road in support of his upcoming album, "Surrounded by Silence." Herren tells Billboard.com the trek, which will featur Prefuse 73 leader Scott Herren is preparing to spend the spring and summer on the…

  5. Prefuse Rolls With Wu-Tang On New Album

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Prefuse 73 mastermind Scott Herren is surrounded by a cavalcade of notable names on his new album, "Surrounded by Silence," due March 22 via Warp. Among the guests are El-P and the Wu-Tang Clan's Ghos Prefuse 73 mastermind Scott Herren is surrounded by a cavalcade of notable…

  6. Billboard Bits: Tom Waits, On The Bricks, Keiko Matsui

    May 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Tom Waits, On The Bricks festival, Keiko Matsui Tom Waits was honored with the Founders Award at the 18th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held Monday in Beverly Hills, Calif., Billboard Bulletin reports. The song of the year award went to "I Knew I Loved You," the Savage…