1. Rock Your Socks Off

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Peter Frampton gets back to the business of rock on a new, all-instrumental album, "Fingerprints," due this week via New Door. Peter Frampton gets back to the business of rock on a new, all-instrumental album, "Fingerprints," due this week via New Door. The set features an…

  2. Pearl Jam Rocks 'Late Show,' Vedder Joins Strokes

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam stuck around last night (May 4) after taping a song for CBS' "The Late Show With David Letterman" to play a 10-song set inside New York's Ed Sullivan Theatre exclusively for members of its f Pearl Jam stuck around last night (May 4) after taping a song for CBS&…

  3. Frampton Returns To A&M For 'Fingerprint'

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After a nearly 25-year split, guitarist Peter Frampton is returning to A&M Records, with which he enjoyed his biggest successes in the 1970s. After a nearly 25-year split, guitarist Peter Frampton is returning to A&M Records, with which he enjoyed his biggest successes in the 1970s.…

  4. Pearl Jam's 'New' World Order

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eddie Vedder chuckles when he looks back on the early years of Pearl Jam's lifecycle and how the group balanced the pressures of success: "You get growing pains when you get taller, but we got them wh Eddie Vedder chuckles when he looks back on the early years of Pearl Jam's…

  5. This Day in Music

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Madonna takes her "Music" to London's 3,500-capacity Brixton Academy for her first U.K. performance in seven years. Playing to an audience comprised of contest winners, guests, and celeb 2002 - Singer/guitarist Dave "Snaker" Ray dies of lung…

  6. Pearl Jam / Sept. 16, 2005 / Ottawa, Ontario (Corel Centre)

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam / Sept. 16, 2005 / Ottawa, Ontario (Corel Centre) Pearl Jam is well past its days as the '90s chart-toppers whose every move was chronicled by the music press, its albums now satiating the core group of fans that didn't jump off the bandwagon when the band's music…

  7. Hot Product

    April 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Expanded reissues of the Cure albums "Faith," "Pornography" and "Seventeen Seconds" (Rhino). A collaboration between DJ Spooky and Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, "Drums of Death" …

  8. Soundgarden Mates Revive Hater

    February 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd has put the finishing touches on archival tapes that will constitute the second album from Hater, a side project with former Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron th Former Soundgarden bassist Ben Shepherd has put the finishing touches on archival tapes that…

  9. Pearl Jam In No Rush In The Studio

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam has begun work on its eighth studio album in its Seattle homebase. "We're recording but not really putting any pressure for something to actually come out of it," frontman Eddie Vedder told Pearl Jam has begun work on its eighth studio album in its Seattle homebase. …

  10. This Day in Music

    November 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Singer/guitarist Dave "Snaker" Ray dies of lung cancer at this Minneapolis home. He is 59. 2002 - Singer/guitarist Dave "Snaker" Ray dies of lung cancer at this Minneapolis home. He is 59. 2001 - Lyricist Kal Mann, who co-wrote classic hits like…

  11. Pearl Jam Rescues Its 'Lost Dogs'

    September 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam will trot out 31 rare and previously unreleased tracks from its archives on the long-in-the-works collection "Lost Dogs." It's a veritable treasure-trove for fans, as it includes 11 songs th Pearl Jam will trot out 31 rare and previously unreleased tracks from its…

  12. Pearl Jam Eyes More Live Releases

    July 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam recently wrapped its Riot Act world tour, but a host of live releases are on tap for the coming months. Pearl Jam recently wrapped its Riot Act world tour, but a host of live releases are on tap for the coming months. On Sept. 16, the band will release complete concerts from July 8…

  13. Billboard Bits: WWC, Keith Murray, Ben Harper

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on WWC, Keith Murray, Ben Harper Wellwater Conspiracy, featuring Soundgarden/Pearl Jam principal Matt Cameron and former Monster Magnet guitarist John McBain, will release its self-titled fourth album Sept. 9 via Transdreamer/Megaforce. A spokesperson confirms that the group will be…

  14. This Day in Music

    November 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Lyricist Kal Mann, who co-wrote classic hits like Elvis Presley's ""Teddy Bear"" and Chubby Checker's ""Let's Twist Again,"" dies in Pompano Beach, Fla., of Alzheimer's disease. He is 84 2001 - Lyricist Kal…

  15. Pearl Jam World Tour Bows Feb. 8

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam's first world tour in more than two-and-a-half years will kick off Feb. 8 in Brisbane, Australia, according to Australian radio station Triple-J. So far, 10 dates are confirmed in Australia Pearl Jam's first world tour in more than two-and-a-half years will kick off Feb. 8…

  16. Pearl Jam Incites A 'Riot'

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. More than a decade after Pearl Jam attained stardom amid the Seattle-driven modern rock explosion, Eddie Vedder is quick to point out why the creative process continues to inspire him. "We have five songwriters," he says with a proud…

  17. Hot Product

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing the "Spider-Man" soundtrack, and new albums from Trey Anastasio, Ali, and Blackalicious. Along Came A 'Spider' Befitting what is expected to be one of the summer's most popular movies, Columbia has snared a host of top stars for its "Spider-Man"…

  18. Labelmates Nickelback, Cantrell Team For Tour

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST The next few months are shaping up to be one long road trip for Canadian rock outfit Nickelback. The next few months are shaping up to be one long road trip for Canadian rock outfit Nickelback. The group, which is headlining MTV's Campus Invasion Tour through early May, has confirmed an…

  19. Aerosmith, Sum 41 Show 'Spidey' Sense

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sony's "Spider-Man" soundtrack, due April 30, has snared Aerosmith to cover the film's main theme, Billboard.com has learned. The set also features first single "What We're All About (The Original Ver Sony's "Spider-Man" soundtrack, due April 30,…

  20. Pearl Jam Plotting Studio Return

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The actual date may be some time off, but Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard tells Billboard.com that the Seattle rock veterans have begun eyeing a return to the recording studio. "I don't know exactly The actual date may be some time off, but Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard tells…

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