1. No, Seriously, Blink-182 Is Teaching Rock Bands to Age Gracefully

    July 11, 2016 5:00 PM EDT It’s a great time to be a 40-year-old teen. For the first time in nine weeks, the No. 1 album in America isn’t Drake ’s Views --  it’s the new album from Blink-182 , a band that once wrote unironically about attending frat parties while its members were in their late twenties. Mark Hoppus,…

  2. Steve Aoki Completes 'Epic' Studio Session With Blink-182, Hangs With 5 Seconds of Summer's Calum Hood

    March 23, 2016 11:15 AM EDT Steve Aoki is best known as a world famous DJ, but don’t forget about his alternative rock credentials. Aoki founded the label that released Bloc Party ’s debut EP and has collaborated with Travis Barker on his own solo material.  For his next album, Aoki has enlisted the help of Barker,…

  3. Executive Turntable: Airgo Expands, Rdio Partners With AEG, Of Monsters and Men & Manager Join Mick

    February 16, 2015 9:49 PM EST -- Airgo Music has expanded into a multi-service music company Airgo Entertainment , led by Jimmy Greco (CEO), Bill Porricelli (executive VP and general manager), Russ DeSalvo (director, production and A&R) and Doreen D'Agostino (VP, publicity).  -- British indie label Cooking Vinyl…

  4. 5 Seconds of Summer Album Coming In July

    May 14, 2014 2:48 AM EDT The group's first full-length follows the "She Looks So Perfect" EP. 5 Seconds of Summer’s hot start shouldn’t cool-off anytime soon. The Australian pop-punk group has announced their debut full-length album will drop July 22 -- a date timed for maximum exposure from the 5SOS…

  5. Black Veil Brides Explore 'New Ground' With Utopian Concept Album, Film

    January 04, 2013 1:15 PM EST An Orwellian concept album was not what Black Veil Brides initially had in mind for its third album, according to frontman Andy Biersack. Biersack tells Billboard that the Los Angeles rockers were "six songs into" their third album by the spring of 2012, but were troubled. "…

  6. Plain White T's Leader Wants To 'Go All-In' on Next Album

    November 10, 2011 3:50 PM EST As it nears the one-year point since the release of its latest album, "The Wonders of the Younger," Plain White T's are starting to think about what they want to do next. "I think there are a few of the songs that didn't make the album that may possibly be used for…

  7. Panic! At The Disco Sets Mar. 29 Release for 'Vices & Virtues'

    January 19, 2011 8:56 AM EST Las Vegas pop-rock outfit Panic! At The Disco has announced a Mar. 29 release for "Vices & Virtues," its first album since founding members Ryan Ross (guitar) and Jon Walker (bass) departed the band in July 2009. Panic! At The Disco Survivors Have 'New Perspective'…

  8. Story Of The Year Inks With Epitaph

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Epitaph Records has inked St. Louis rock band Story Of The Year, which was formerly signed to Maverick/Warner Bros. Epitaph Records has inked St. Louis rock band Story Of The Year, which was formerly signed to Maverick/Warner Bros. The group is in the studio with producer John Feldmann and…

  9. Duff's 'Most Wanted' To Boast New Songs

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although she's only two non-holiday albums into her career, Hilary Duff is readying a best-of set for a late summer release. Although she's only two non-holiday albums into her career, Hilary Duff is readying a best-of set for a late summer release. The singer/actress has recorded…

  10. Goldfinger Plots 2005 Return

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although never as universally popular as some of its peers, Goldfinger has a decade of service to the pop punk community under its belt and a fresh start planned for 2005. Although never as universally popular as some of its peers, Goldfinger has a decade of service to the pop punk community…

  11. Good Charlotte Takes On 'Life And Death'

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I wear black on the outside because that's how I feel on the inside," Good Charlotte's Joel Madden deadpans when describing his romantic outlook. Though it's surprising to hear the lead singer of a multiplatinum pop/punk…