1. Snow Patrol Announces 'Fallen Empires' Release Date

    October 11, 2011 11:15 AM EDT Emotional alt-rockers Snow Patrol will return on Jan. 10, 2012 with their sixth studio album "Fallen Empires," the group announced on Tuesday (Oct. 11). Best known for slow-building hits like "Run" and "Chasing Cars," the Glasgow-based group teamed with producer…

  2. Evanescence's Amy Lee Jumps Off Bridge in 'What You Want' Clip

    September 13, 2011 2:45 PM EDT Since the release of sophomore album "The Open Door" in 2006, Evanescence has endured a bit of a rocky road to reuniting and recording another full-length. The rockers alludes to those difficulties in the music video for new single "What You Want," which was unveiled on…

  3. Weekly Chart Notes: Mick Jagger, the Muppets, Adele

    September 01, 2011 8:35 PM EDT JAGGER-NAUT: Like a Rolling Stone, Maroon 5 's "Moves Like Jagger," featuring Christina Aguilera , ascends 2-1 on the Billboard Hot 100 . While the coronation causes celebration for the band and Aguilera, it likewise adds new levels of Billboard chart history to the discography…

  4. Rush Signs With Roadrunner, Preps New Album for 2012

    August 31, 2011 10:00 AM EDT Rush is on the move. The prog rock legends behind "Tom Sawyer," "Fly By Night" and "The Spirit of Radio" have partnered up with Roadrunner Records after being doggedly pursued by the rock-heavy imprint. "After years of Roadrunner pursuing the band, Tom…

  5. Outside Lands Festival 2011: 18 Things Seen & Heard

    August 15, 2011 12:31 PM EDT Now in its fourth year, San Francisco's Outside Lands festival serves the dual purpose of providing vibrant Bay Area city with a response to Indio's white-hot Coachella, and giving the city an annual Golden Gate Park event recalling the bygone Summer of Love days. This weekend'…

  6. Jack White, Karen Elson Throw Divorce Party on Sixth Anniversary

    June 10, 2011 2:12 PM EDT Jack White and Karen Elson's divorce party might rival their wedding. The rocker and his model-singer wife announced Friday -- on their sixth anniversary -- that they're splitting. But they're not mourning the demise of their marriage; they're celebrating it with a party…

  7. Ask Billboard: Readers' Favorite Charted Odd Couples

    May 20, 2011 3:05 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. As always, submit your questions about Billboard charts, sales and airplay, as well as general music musings, to askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. READERS'…

  8. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 5/7/2011

    May 07, 2011 12:15 PM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) Osama bin Laden Dead: Music Celebs React on Twitter @Pink :…

  9. Tommy Lee Developing Travel Series for Syfy Network

    March 22, 2011 8:01 AM EDT Tommy Lee has gone from studying in college to studying the world. The former Motley Crue drummer is developing "Culture Shock With Tommy Lee," an investigative travel show for Syfy,The Hollywood Reporter confirmed Monday. Following NBC's six-episode run of "Tommy Lee Goes…

  10. Tommy Lee Talks Motley Crue Summer Tour with Poison, New York Dolls

    March 02, 2011 4:20 PM EST M otley Crue is teaming with fellow Los Angeles rockers Poison and early influences the New York Dolls for a summer tour to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the band's first album. But it's not being considered a third version of the Crue Fest series. "It's definitely…

  11. R.E.M. Bassist: Touring Behind New Album 'Just Doesn't Feel Right'

    February 25, 2011 1:45 PM EST After making a "statement" with 2008's rocking "Accelerate," R.E.M. had broader designs for its 15th studio album, "Collapse Into Now." "With 'Accelerate' we sort of made a statement record -- everything short, fast and loud -- and on this one…

  12. R.E.M. Calls 'Collapse Into Now' Their Best Album in 20 Years

    February 09, 2011 10:19 AM EST R .E.M. 's Michael Stipe, Mike Mills and Peter Buck are apparently as excited as their fans about their upcoming 15th studio release, "Collapse Into Now." Bassist Mills calls the 12-track collection "our best record since 'Out of Time,'" the 1991 career…

  13. Drowning Pool 'Devastated' Arizona Killer Played Its 'Bodies' Song

    January 11, 2011 7:57 PM EST Hard-rockers Drowning Pool say they are "devastated" that the band's 2001 single, "Bodies," was featured in a YouTube video posted by Arizona killer Jared Lee Loughner, the 22-year-old who on Saturday (Jan. 8) went on a shooting rampage that killed six people and…

  14. Billboard Bits: Gwyneth Paltrow to Sing 'F--k You' on 'Glee,' Bret Michaels Denies Tish Cyrus Affair

    November 03, 2010 5:40 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Gwyneth Paltrow to Perform Cee-lo's 'F--k You' on 'Glee' The Nov. 16 episode of " Glee " will feature an appearance from Gwyneth Paltrow, playing a substitute teacher who Mr.…

  15. Jerry Lee Lewis Looks Back on Career for 75th Birthday

    September 29, 2010 11:35 AM EDT "The Killer" is running low on ammo as he marks his 75th birthday on Wednesday. Jerry Lee Lewis can still pound out "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" and "Great Balls of Fire" on his piano, and he just released a new album with help from the likes of Mick…

  16. ATP NY 2010: 10 Reasons It Rocked

    September 07, 2010 2:20 PM EDT The third annual New York edition of All Tomorrows Parties rocked the Catskills this past weekend (Sept 3-5) with three days of raw power blasting out of the amps of everyone from Iggy & the Stooges and Sonic Youth to Raekwon and GZA. The bill itself was reason enough to head up to…

  17. Iggy Pop, Sonic Youth Set to Rock 3rd ATP NY Festival

    August 30, 2010 4:00 PM EDT The end of the U.S. summer festival season is more or less upon us: we already know what Lady Gaga wore at Lollapalooza, how Pavement sounded at Sasquatch!, and what classics Stevie Wonder knocked out of the park at Bonnaroo. For a select few, however, the real summer festival is still to…

  18. Chart Beat Thursday: Sugarland, Avenged Sevenfold, Usher

    August 05, 2010 4:05 PM EDT SWEET AND STICKY: Sugarland 's "Stuck Like Glue" affixes itself to the Billboard Hot 100 , arriving as the Hot Shot Debut at No. 20. The song is the 222nd in the Hot 100's history to enter inside the top 20. (The first was Herman's Hermits' "Mrs. Brown You&…

  19. Kat Von D's 20 Celeb Tattoo Tour

    July 29, 2010 1:00 PM EDT "If I had a religion, it would be music," says L.A based tattoo artist, Kat Von D . Though she came to public consciousness when she was featured on the TLC show "Miami Ink" and subsequently earned her own show, "L.A Ink" in 2007, Von D was already famous to the…

  20. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 7/24/10

    July 24, 2010 10:00 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funniest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @justinbieber : alot of u keep saying i dont do flirty…

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