1. 'Jersey Shore' Cast Crashes Enrique Iglesias Concert in 'I Like It'

    June 07, 2010 2:06 PM EDT Snooki, "The Situation" and their "Jersey Shore" castmates crash an Enrique Iglesias concert in the video for "I Like It," the Latin star's collaboration with Pitbull that's helping to kick off the MTV reality smash's second season. Video: Enrique…

  2. 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…

  3. Herbie Hancock Enlists Dave Matthews, Jeff Beck For 'Imagine' Project

    September 11, 2009 3:19 PM EDT After Herbie Hancock won the 2008 album of the year Grammy Award for "River: The Joni Letters," he did what anyone would do after a tremendous professional accomplishment: He sat down to watch TV. As Hancock watched the PBS documentary "Journey of Man"-which traces the…

  4. Ozzy Sues Over 'Black Sabbath' Name

    June 01, 2009 12:14 PM EDT Even as the third incarnation of Black Sabbath - now doing business as Heaven & Hell - prepares to tour to promote its new album, "The Devil You Know," a battle is raging over who should own the Sabbath name. Frontman Ozzy Osbourne, who left the band in 1979 and returned in 1997…

  5. Black Sabbath Vets Find Heaven Back In Hell

    April 29, 2009 9:01 AM EDT "The Devil You Know" is either the first album by Heaven and Hell or the third studio set from the third lineup of Black Sabbath. Either way, guitarist Tony Iommi says there's much more where that came from. "There were loads of ideas," Iommi tells Billboard.com. …

  6. Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, Raconteurs Win Detroit Music Awards

    April 18, 2009 1:08 PM EDT Kid Rock, the Raconteurs and George Clinton were among the winners at the 18th Annual Detroit Music Awards, held Friday night at the Fillmore Detroit. The show also featured the first reunion in 40 years of Ted Nugent with the original members of the Amboy Dukes, who received a Distinguished…

  7. April 14, 2009

    April 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Hawaiian musician Don Ho dies of heart failure in Honolulu at the age of 76. 2005 – Singer John Fred Gourrier of John Fred and the Playboys dies of complications following a kidney transplant in New Orleans at the age of 63. 2003 – R&B singer Angie Stone makes her Broadway debut…

  8. Heaven & Hell Feeling Devilish On New Album

    February 10, 2009 10:40 AM EST Heaven And Hell, the band featuring the post-Ozzy Osbourne members of Black Sabbath, will release its first album under that name, "The Devil You Know," April 28 on Rhino. The set is Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Vinny Appice's first studio release since the…

  9. Naughty By Nature Reunites For New Album

    October 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's turning into a good year for Naughty By Nature. In addition to being one of the five honorees on VH1's recent "Hip-Hop Honors" special, the hip-hop trio has reunited to record a new album set for It's turning into a good year for Naughty By Nature. In addition to…

  10. Billboard Underground: Bang Bang Boogie

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Getting co-signed by a guy who was discovered by Dr. Dre and Eminem can't be a bad thing. Getting co-signed by a guy who was discovered by Dr. Dre and Eminem can't be a bad thing. Just ask rapper Mysonne, one of the MCs in the newly minted, Bronx-bred rap quintet Bang Bang Boogie. …

  11. Hatebreed Goes Covers Crazy On Next Album

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Hatebreed's upcoming covers album started "just for the fun of it," according to guitarist Frank Novinec, but is now on track for a 2009 release. Hatebreed's upcoming covers album started "just for the fun of it," according to guitarist Frank Novinec, but is now…

  12. Heaven & Hell 'Six Or Seven' Songs Into New CD

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Heaven & Hell -- aka Black Sabbath Mk. 2, with Ronnie James Dio out front -- has started work on a new album, the group's first since "Dehumanizer" in 1992. Heaven & Hell -- aka Black Sabbath Mk. 2, with Ronnie James Dio out front -- has started work on a new album, the…

  13. Don Was Leads Detroit Super Session Jam

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning producer Don Was came home over the weekend to spread a little Motor City love with his all-star Detroit Super Session. Grammy-winning producer Don Was came home over the weekend to spread a little Motor City love with his all-star Detroit Super Session. Was (whose real last…

  14. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th…

  15. All Time Low

    January 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST Rian and I were choking and in tears from the smell and we came pretty close to barfing. So here we are on our very first headlining run. We're in Toledo, Ohio right now. We couldn't be happier with the way everything is going. All the shows so far have been sold out and the crowds…

  16. Herbie Hancock Unseals 'Letters' To Joni

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Herbie Hancock dives into the Joni Mitchell songbook on his new album, "River: The Joni Letters," dye Sept. 25 via Verve. Mitchell herself sings on a new version of "The Tea Leaf Prophecy," while Tina Herbie Hancock dives into the Joni Mitchell songbook on his new album, …

  17. 'Righteous' Medley Set Hitting Stores This Fall

    July 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Artists like Brian Wilson and Phil Everly enhance the upcoming set from Righteous Brother principal Bill Medley. "Damn Near Righteous," due Sept. 25, is the singer's first solo record in 10 years and Artists like Brian Wilson and Phil Everly enhance the upcoming set from…

  18. Heaven And Hell Sets Date For Live CD/DVD

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here this spring, Heaven And Hell's March 30 concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall is headed to DVD Aug. 28 via Rhino. As tipped here this spring, Heaven And Hell's March 30 concert at New York's Radio City Music Hall is headed to DVD Aug. 28 via Rhino. The…

  19. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th…

  20. Ex-Kiss Guitarist Mark St. John Dies

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Former Kiss guitarist Mark St. John died yesterday morning (April 5) from an apparent brain hemorrhage. He was 51. Former Kiss guitarist Mark St. John died yesterday morning (April 5) from an apparent brain hemorrhage. He was 51. Born Mark Norton in Hollywood, Calif., St. John was Kiss'…

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