1. Slipknot, Disturbed Set For Rockstar Tour

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Slipknot and Disturbed will hit the road this summer on the first ever Rockstar Mayhem tour, Billboard.com has learned. The outing, sponsored by Rockstar Energy drink, will run in July and August, wit Slipknot and Disturbed will hit the road this summer on the first ever Rockstar Mayhem tour,…

  2. Under New MGMT

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST For Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, the duo who comprise New York's MGMT, becoming one of the most buzzed-about bands during the 2007 CMJ Music Marathon wasn't quite what they were after. For Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, the duo who comprise New York's MGMT,…

  3. Police Impound Britney Spears' Car

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears' car was impounded after Los Angeles police found it abandoned on the street. Police said Spears was driving last night (Jan. 7) when she had a flat tire on Sunset Boulevard sometime be Britney Spears' car was impounded after Los Angeles police found it abandoned on…

  4. Dr. Phil Cancels Britney-Themed Special

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Television's "Dr. Phil" McGraw has pulled the plug on plans for a one-hour show that was to examine Britney Spears' latest public meltdown. Television's "Dr. Phil" McGraw has pulled the plug on plans for a one-hour show that was to examine Britney Spears&…

  5. Linfinity

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST He might be a self-described "late bloomer," but Dylan Von Wagner, aka Linfinity, has no shortage of ambition. He might be a self-described "late bloomer," but Dylan Von Wagner, aka Linfinity, has no shortage of ambition. When he wanted to improve his singing, he moved to…

  6. Country, Pop Stars Set For Livestock Show

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus and Rascal Flatts are among the 21 artists slated to play the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo at Reliant Park from March 3-22. Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus and Rascal Flatts are among the 21 artists slated to play the…

  7. Radiohead Scores Fifth U.K. No. 1 Album

    January 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Radiohead made their expected arrival at No. 1 on the new U.K. album chart yesterday (Jan. 6) with "In Rainbows," released in the U.K. and internationally Dec. 31 on XL Recordings. "X-Factor" winner L Radiohead made their expected arrival at No. 1 on the new U.K. album…

  8. Court Awards Spears' Kids To Federline

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles court commissioner gave sole physical and legal custody of Britney Spears' two little boys today (Jan. 4) to ex-husband Kevin Federline and suspended the troubled pop star's visitation r A Los Angeles court commissioner gave sole physical and legal custody of Britney…

  9. Jonas Brothers Ink Tour Deal With Live Nation

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has inked a two-year, multi-million dollar worldwide touring deal with the Hollywood Records pop act Jonas Brothers. The deal, billed as the first of its kind for an up-and-coming act, is Live Nation has inked a two-year, multi-million dollar worldwide touring deal with the…

  10. Spears' Lawyers Ask to Quit Custody Case

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears' lawyers in her custody battle with ex-husband Kevin Federline are quitting. The law firm Trope and Trope asked a Los Angeles court yesterday (Jan. 2) to be relieved as Spears' attorney Britney Spears' lawyers in her custody battle with ex-husband Kevin Federline…

  11. This Day in Music

    December 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung cancer. He is 51. Macmichael formed Cutting Crew in 1985 with English vocalist Nick Van Eede, and the new group quickly sco 2002 - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung cancer. He is…

  12. Be Your Own Pet Preps Sophomore Album

    December 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST The members of Be Your Own Pet are just now breaching their 20s, but time has been good so far for the Nashville-based post-punk troupe. The members of Be Your Own Pet are just now breaching their 20s, but time has been good so far for the Nashville-based post-punk troupe. The quartet is…

  13. Avenged Sevenfold, Atreyu Set For Taste Of Chaos

    December 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST The 2008 Rockstar Taste of Chaos festival tour will feature performances by Avenged Sevenfold, Atreyu, Bullet For My Valentine, Blessthefall and Idiot Pilot, along with sets by Japanese rock bands D'e The 2008 Rockstar Taste of Chaos festival tour will feature performances by Avenged…

  14. Melua/Cassidy Duet Tops U.K. Singles Chart

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST An "electronic duet" charity version of Louis Armstrong's 1968 U.K. No. 1 "What a Wonderful World" by Katie Melua and the late Eva Cassidy has repeated the feat of the original and gone to the top of An "electronic duet" charity version of Louis Armstrong&…

  15. This Day in Music

    December 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun dies at New York's Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is 83. Ertegun was critically injured when he fell backstage at a Rolling Stones concert at New Yor 2006 - Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun dies at New York's Weill Cornell…

  16. Quiet Riot's Dubrow Died Of Overdose

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST The death last month of Kevin Dubrow, lead singer for the 1980s heavy metal band Quiet Riot, has been ruled an accidental cocaine overdose. The death last month of Kevin Dubrow, lead singer for the 1980s heavy metal band Quiet Riot, has been ruled an accidental cocaine overdose. Clark County…

  17. Led Zeppelin Triumphs At London Reunion Show

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of the greatest bands of all time was back in front of its adoring public, if only for two-plus hours. Led Zeppelin's 16-song set at London's O2 Arena came as part Last night (Dec. 10) in London, one of the greatest bands of all time was back in…

  18. Bauhaus Bowing Out With New Album

    December 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST The good news for Bauhaus fans: the group is eyeing a March 4 release for "Going Away White," its first studio album since 1983. The bad news: there will be no further activity from the legendary goth The good news for Bauhaus fans: the group is eyeing a March 4 release for "…

  19. Sarzo Remembers Quiet Riot's DuBrow

    November 29, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rudy Sarzo and Kevin DuBrow's musical relationship stretched across four decades in Quiet Riot. Rudy Sarzo and Kevin DuBrow's musical relationship stretched across four decades in Quiet Riot. With the news of DuBrow's passing still only a few days old, Sarzo offered some…

  20. Quiet Riot Singer Kevin DuBrow Dies At 52

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Longtime Quiet Riot singer Kevin DuBrow was reportedly found dead at his Las Vegas home yesterday (Nov. 25). The cause of death is currently uncertain. He was 52. Longtime Quiet Riot singer Kevin DuBrow was reportedly found dead at his Las Vegas home yesterday (Nov. 25). The cause of death is…

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