1. Sonic Youth, Jesus Lizard Headed To Seattle's Captiol Hill Block Party

    April 28, 2009 12:19 PM EDT The Capitol Hill Block Party will return once again this summer in downtown Seattle on the weekend of July 24-25. Sonic Youth, the Jesus Lizard, the Gossip, Deerhunter, The Black Lips and The Pains of Being Pure At Heart anchor this year's lineup, which will feature over 40 acts. Early…

  2. R.E.M. Surprises At Carnegie Hall Tribute

    March 12, 2009 9:46 AM EDT R.E.M. made a surprise appearance last night (March 11) at Carnegie Hall. The band was being honored with a tribute show that boasted 20 different performers interpreting R.E.M.’s vast catalog. Stipe was humbled by the depth and range of the evening, and proceeded to play “E-Bow The Letter”…

  3. Billboard Bits: 'Juno,' Travis, 'Yes We Can'

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rhino will aim to extend the "Juno" phenomenon by combining the soundtrack and the subsequent collection "Juno B-Sides: Almost Adopted Songs" into a single, deluxe edition of the album. Rhino will aim to extend the "Juno" phenomenon by combining the soundtrack…

  4. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica roars back on its first album in five years, Jessica Simpson makes a play for country stardom, LL Cool J says adios to Def Jam and Gym Class Heroes bare their souls in this week's Hot Produc The first album in five years from trip-hop innovator Tricky, "Knowle West Boy…

  5. Dawson Extends 'Juno' Buzz With Kids Album

    April 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kimya Dawson might be able to tell us how to get to Sesame Street in the near future. Kimya Dawson might be able to tell us how to get to Sesame Street in the near future. The singer/songwriter tells Billboard.com that a call from the producers of the popular children's public TV series…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. Springsteen, Lennon Join Vedder On 'War' CD

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Music from John Lennon, Kimya Dawson, Bruce Springsteen and Tori Amos will join Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Neil Young and Bright Eyes on the 30-song, two-disc album "Body of War: Songs That Inspired an Music from John Lennon, Kimya Dawson, Bruce Springsteen and Tori Amos will join…

  9. Keys Holds Off Radiohead, 'Juno' At No. 1

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST Despite a continued decrease in sales, Alicia Keys' "As I Am" returns to the top of The Billboard 200 this week, rebounding 2-1. The J Records effort moved 70,000 copies in the U.S., according to Niel Despite a continued decrease in sales, Alicia Keys' "As I Am"…

  10. Musicians Giving Back At New Orleans Benefits

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Musicians such as Sally Timms, Jon Langford, My Morning Jacket's Patrick Hallahan and Kimya Dawson are uniting in New Orleans next week for Musicians Bringing Musicians Home III, a concert "retreat" t Musicians such as Sally Timms, Jon Langford, My Morning Jacket's Patrick…

  11. ADAM GREEN, "Jacket Full of Danger"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT It seems like the cool thing to do these days in hipster land is to prove just how much you are not a hipster. It seems like the cool thing to do these days in hipster land is to prove just how much you are not a hipster. And by those standards, former Moldy Peach Adam Green has proven once…

  12. Hot Product

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Third Eye Blind You're So 'Vein' After enduring a four-year wait between recordings, the patience of Third Eye Blind loyalists will be rewarded this week when Elektra releases the group's new studio album, "Out of the Vein." Lead single "Blinded (When I See…

  13. Third Eye Blind Links With Ebay For Spring Tour

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Third Eye Blind is launching a 20-date tour of small venues to preview its forthcoming album, "Out of the Vein," due May 13 from Elektra. Beginning April 7 in Toledo, Ohio, the band will hit venues th Third Eye Blind is launching a 20-date tour of small venues to preview its…

  14. Billboard Bits: Third Eye Blind, 311, 'Nashville Star'

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Third Eye Blind, 311, 'Nashville Star' AOL Music's First Listen initiative will tomorrow (March 14) debut "Blinded (When I See You)," drawn from modern rock act Third Eye Blind's upcoming album, "Out of the Vein," due May 13 via Elektra. The cut…

  15. Third Eye Blind Links With Goos For Summer Tour

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock outfit Third Eye Blind will join Goo Goo Dolls for the second leg of the band's North American summer tour, beginning July 29 in Phoenix. The group will be on board through a Sept. 13 clos Modern rock outfit Third Eye Blind will join Goo Goo Dolls for the second leg of the…

  16. Billboard Bits: Third Eye Blind, Phish, Steve Earle

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Third Eye Blind, Phish, Steve Earle Modern rock act Third Eye Blind has dubbed its third Elektra album "Crystal Baller" and plans to release it in mid-summer. It's the follow-up to 1999's "Blue," which debuted at No. 40 on The Billboard 200 and has sold 1…