1. R. Kelly Talks 'Black Panties,' Possible Cruise & Best '12 Play' Memory

    December 02, 2013 12:18 PM EST The singer-songwriter/producer will film 10 more installments of 'Trapped in the Closet' in 2014. It's as if R. Kelly has stepped out of a time machine. He was previewing his upcoming 12th studio album, "Black Panties," out Dec. 10 on RCA Records, at New York's…

  2. Bloodhound Gang Face Criminal Case in Russia

    September 10, 2013 11:30 PM EDT A criminal case against members of U.S. band Bloodhound Gang has been opened in Russia. The band members are accused of “inciting hatred and enmity” against Russia during the their shows in Ukraine last July. A statement published on the website of Russia’s Investigative Committee…

  3. System of a Down's Tankian on Band's Future, Making a Jazz Record Called 'Jazz-iz-Christ'

    May 07, 2012 3:55 PM EDT After playing a handful of dates on the west coast in 2011, System of a Down have plotted two weeks of east coast tour dates with Deftones , beginning on Aug. 2 in Philadelphia. However, frontman Serj Tankian -- who is prepping the release of his third solo album, "Harakiri" --…

  4. Serj Tankian Talks 'Symphony' Project, Solo Album, SOAD's Future

    January 25, 2010 10:23 AM EST The upcoming "Elect the Dead Symphony" is just one of several projects Serj Tankian has planned for the coming year, including his second solo album and finishing work on a stage musical and a "classical jazz symphony." "Doing the symphony thing just made me feel a…