1. Ronnie James Dio, Metal Legend, Dead at 67

    May 16, 2010 5:37 PM EDT Seminal heavy metal singer Ronnie James Dio -- the voice for Elf, Blackmore's Rainbow , Black Sabbath , his own band Dio and, most recently, Heaven & Hell -- has lost his battle with stomach cancer, passing away Sunday at M.D. Anderson Hospital in Houston. Dio was 67 years old and…

  2. Foreigner: The Billboard Q&A

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As its summer tour with Bryan Adams gets rolling, Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones chats with Billboard about the hit-making rock outfit's past, present and future. In 1976, Mick Jones found himself out of a job. The Surrey, England, native had a rep as a guitar gunslinger dating back to…

  3. 'No End In Sight' For Foreigner

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Foreigner is taking a backward glance at its career this summer with "No End in Sight: The Very Best of Foreigner," due July 15 on Rhino. Foreigner is taking a backward glance at its career this summer with "No End in Sight: The Very Best of Foreigner," due July 15 on…

  4. Foreigner Plotting New Album, Live DVD

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Foreigner is eyeing "either the end of this year or early next year" to release a new album, according to group founder Mick Jones. And it's likely to contain a mix of both brand new and familiar mate Foreigner is eyeing "either the end of this year or early next year"…

  5. Metal Veterans Salute Iron Maiden

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots. Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots. "Numbers From…

  6. Wicked Underground

    May 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist George Lynch and bassist Jeff Pilson, formerly of metal act Dokken, have reunited for 12 respectable cuts on Wicked Underground. Guitarist George Lynch and bassist Jeff Pilson, formerly of metal act Dokken, have reunited for 12 respectable cuts on Wicked Underground. As the album&…