1. Watch Band of Merrymakers' 'Must Be Christmas' Video

    November 18, 2014 2:57 PM EST Get into the holiday spirit with the latest from Band of Merrymakers , a rotating-cast Yuletide supergroup that currently features  Charles Kelley of  Lady Antebellum ,  Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees ,  Fitz of  Fitz & the Tantrums ,  Nick Hexum of 311 , Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra …

  2. 311 Going Indie for March Album (Exclusive)

    December 16, 2013 9:00 AM EST The Omaha rockers will release their 11th LP in conjunction with 311 Day, taking place in New Orleans It may be the band's 11th album, but 311's first new release in nearly three years will be a first for the Nebraska rockers: fully independent. The band confirmed today (Dec. 16)…

  3. 311's Nick Hexum Feels 'Super Natural' on Jazz-Pop Solo Album; Lyric Video Premiere

    September 06, 2013 11:00 AM EDT A desire to improve his guitar chops and then form "a for-fun kind of jam band" has turned into a full-blown new musical adventure for 311's Nick Hexum. The group's frontman will release "My Shadow Pages," the first outing by the Nick Hexum Quintet, on Oct.…

  4. 311 Find 'Freedom and Control' with No Major Label

    July 15, 2011 5:15 PM EDT This past January, 311 took a bold step: After nearly two decades on a major label, the Los Angeles-by-way-of-Omaha, Neb., reggae-rock quintet founded its own label, 311 Records. "We've realized we don't need a major label," vocalist/guitarist Nick Hexum says. "As…

  5. 311 Ditches Ballads, Space Travel Notions on 'Universal Pulse'

    June 21, 2011 1:59 PM EDT 's forthcoming new album, "Universal Pulse," went through "a lot of different phases," according to frontman Nick Hexum. Among them? "A concept album about space travel" that he broached to his bandmates. "Yeah, I don't know if the rest of the…

  6. Video Q&A: 311 Cranks The 'Uplifter'

    July 29, 2009 5:09 PM EDT Twelve years after its breakout album, "Transistor," invaded the mainstream and turned frontman Nick Hexum into a '90s star, 311 is proving it still rocks. The punk-ska-reggae band's new album "Uplifter" -- its first since 2005 -- debuted at No. 3 on the…

  7. April 12, 2009

    April 12, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Madonna breaks Elvis Presley’s 37-year record for the most Billboard Top 10 singles by an artist. “4 Minutes,” featuring Justin Timberlake, becomes her 37th Top 10 hit. She had tied Elvis’ record in 2005 with Top 10 hit No. 36, “Hung Up.” 1999 – Country singer Boxcar Willie dies of…

  8. 311 Ready For Reinvention On Next Album

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After taking more than a year-and-a-half off, 311 is revving back up with a summer tour and a fall studio date looming. After taking more than a year-and-a-half off, 311 is revving back up with a summer tour and a fall studio date looming. "Morale is really high right now," frontman…

  9. 311 Eyeing Time Off After Tour

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT It's not a farewell gambit of any kind, but 311 may be taking some time off when it finishes touring to promote its 2005 album, "Don't Tread on Me." It's not a farewell gambit of any kind, but 311 may be taking some time off when it finishes touring to promote its…

  10. Hot Product

    August 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Tread' Lightly 311's eighth studio album reunites the band with Ron Saint Germain, who produced its breakthrough self-titled third set in 1995. "Don't Tread on Me" is led by its title track, which lead singer Nick Hexum says "is about emotional…

  11. 311 Pushes New Album To August

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although originally expected before the end of the month, 311 has settled on Aug. 16 as the release date for its eighth studio album, Although originally expected before the end of the month, 311 has settled on Aug. 16 as the release date for its eighth studio album, "Don't Tread on…

  12. 311 Prepping New Album For July

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act 311 will release its next studio album, "Don't Tread on Me," July 26 via Volcano. Modern rock act 311 will release its next studio album, "Don't Tread on Me," July 26 via Volcano. According to a post from vocalist Nick Hexum on the band's…

  13. Steinem Gets Political With Le Tigre

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rock trio Le Tigre will be joined at its shows tonight (Oct. 27) in Pittsburgh and Friday in Philadelphia by veteran activist Gloria Steinem, who is in the midst of her own tour of U.S. presidential e Rock trio Le Tigre will be joined at its shows tonight (Oct. 27) in Pittsburgh and Friday in…

  14. 311 Eager To 'Keep Exploring'

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT singer Nick Hexum tells Billboard.com the rock act is just now settling into what he hopes will be a very long career. After releasing "Greatest Hits 93-03" earlier this year and a double-disc DVD due out next week, 311 singer Nick Hexum tells Billboard.com the rock act is just…

  15. 311 DVD Due, Hexums Hitting Swing States

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Just as modern rock act 311 releases a concert DVD later this month, principal member Nick Hexum and his brother, singer/songwriter Zack Hexum, will launch a tour of swing states in advance of the U.S Just as modern rock act 311 releases a concert DVD later this month, principal member Nick…

  16. Shaq Bounces Beats

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Having gone on to win his second straight championship and to further secure his place in basketball history, O'Neal is again diversifying his resume with several new entertainment projects during thi Shaquille O'Neal is no doubt flashing that sly, multimillion-dollar grin on the…