1. Molina Finishes Six New Albums, Preps Two For Fall

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jason Molina, principal force behind acclaimed outfits Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Company, has finished no less than six new albums, Billboard.com has learned. Jason Molina, principal force behind acclaimed outfits Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Company, has finished no less than…

  2. 'Rock' Attack

    June 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock act Cheap Trick returns this week with "Rockford," an album named after the Illinois town that birthed the group over three decades ago. Veteran rock act Cheap Trick returns this week with "Rockford," an album named after the Illinois town that birthed the…

  3. Cheap Trick Roars Back On 'Rockford'

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock act Cheap Trick will return on June 6 with "Rockford," an album named after the Illinois town that birthed the group over three decades ago. Veteran rock act Cheap Trick will return on June 6 with "Rockford," an album named after the Illinois town that birthed…

  4. Billboard Bits: The Sadies, Diana Ross, Maximo Park

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on The Sadies, Diana Ross, Maximo Park The Sadies will on Aug. 8 release a double-disc live album recorded earlier this year at Toronto's Lee's Palace. "The Sadies: Volume 1" (Yep Roc) will feature 41 tracks engineered by Steve Albini and featuring guest appearances…

  5. Iggy Gets Busy On Stooges Reunion Disc

    April 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Punk icon Iggy Pop has been holed up in "a little cottage in the boonies on a little river" in Florida writing music with his old band the Stooges. The as-yet-untitled set, the legendary rock act's fi Punk icon Iggy Pop has been holed up in "a little cottage in the boonies…

  6. Rye Coalition Triumphs Over Major-Label 'Curses'

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rye Coalition will return next month with a new album, "Curses" due April 18 via Gern Blandsten. Rye Coalition will return next month with a new album, "Curses" due April 18 via Gern Blandsten. Produced by Nirvana/Foo Fighters principal Dave Grohl, it is the rock act'…

  7. Tad Planning Two Grunge-Heavy Releases

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The group hasn't issued a new album since 1995's "Infrared Riding Hood," but Tad's ex-members are readying several projects. Although not as well known as its colleagues in the Seattle '90s rock revolution, Tad released such favorites as 1991's "8-Way…

  8. Billboard Bits: Sum 41, Br. Danielson, Schematics

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Sum 41, Br. Danielson, Schematics "Rocked," a documentary shot during Sum 41's 10-day 2004 trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo with War Child Canada, will be released tomorrow (Nov. 29) via Universal Music Canada. The film previously aired in September in the…

  9. Pollard Packs Up New EP, 'Suitcase' Of Rarities

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First up on Sept. 27 will be the EP "Music for 'Bubble'" via Pollard's Fading Captain label. Former Guided By Voices frontman Robert Pollard has revealed details of several upcoming projects , including a highly anticipated second volume of the "Suitcase"…

  10. Hot Product

    May 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant and his band Strange Sensation, "Mighty Rearranger" (Sanctuary). The self-titled debut from Team Sleep (Maverick), led by Deftones vocalist Chino Moreno with…

  11. Hot Product

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock titles Rock The House This week sees the release of new albums from a host of notable rock acts. Alien Ant Farm's "TruAnt" (DreamWorks) is the group's first album since it was involved in a serious car accident in May 2002. The set was produced by Stone Temple Pilots&…

  12. Breaking & Entering

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: Rhian Benson, Year Of The Rabbit, Young Roscoe and Shadows Fall. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. FROM HARVARD TO BET…

  13. Breaking And Entering

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Drive-By Truckers, Mogwai, Yonder Mountain String Band A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. KEEP ON TRUCKIN': A little-known cult act two…

  14. Cheap Trick Offers Something 'Special'

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock act Cheap Trick will release its first new studio album since 1997, "Special One," on July 8. The set will be issued through the band's own Cheap Trick Unlimited label in conjunction with Veteran rock act Cheap Trick will release its first new studio album since…

  15. Page Hamilton Revs Back Up With Gandhi

    December 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Page Hamilton has spent a long time under the rock radar since his revered alternative metal band Helmet disbanded in 1998 after five studio albums. Since then, the singer/guitarist has contributed hi Page Hamilton has spent a long time under the rock radar since his revered alternative metal…

  16. Title TK

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On their first formal release in close to a decade, the Breeders pick up where frontwoman Kim Deal's 1995 side project, the Amps, left off, favoring a brooding garage-punk sound over the playful alter On their first formal release in close to a decade, the Breeders pick up where…

  17. Breeders Bounce Back With 'Title TK'

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kim Deal and other members of the Breeders talk about reforming the group and releasing "Title TK." (Excerpted from Billboard article for Billboard.com.) In a charmingly scatterbrained sort of way, the Breeders' Kim Deal has veered off the question-answer-question interview…

  18. Breeders' Next Splash Due In May

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Long-dormant alternative rock act the Breeders have announced a May 21 release date for their third Elektra/4AD album and first since 1993's "Last Splash." Long-dormant alternative rock act the Breeders have announced a May 21 release date for their third Elektra/4AD album and…

  19. Breeders Confirm 2002 Album, Tour

    December 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST After years of dormancy, alternative rockers the Breeders have announced a February release for their forthcoming third studio album and have confirmed plans to tour the U.S. in early 2002. While the After years of dormancy, alternative rockers the Breeders have announced a February release…

  20. Revamped All Tomorrow's Parties Lineup Taking Shape

    November 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST The roster for the first North American installment of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival, postponed from October to March 15-17 on the campus of the University of California at Los Angeles, is takin The roster for the first North American installment of the All Tomorrow's Parties…

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