1. Black Sabbath, '13': Track-By-Track Review

    June 04, 2013 2:00 PM EDT On April 10, Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler surprised a small crowd at the Montalban Theater in Hollywood for a first listen of Black Sabbath's new album, "13." They were onstage for no more than a minute and beyond a thank you, all Ozzy wanted to know was…

  2. Puddle of Mudd's Wes Scantlin Arrested for Domestic Abuse: Report

    May 15, 2013 6:21 AM EDT Puddle of Mudd frontman Wes Scantlin has reportedly been arrested on domestic abuse charges. Police were called to a business in West Hollywood on Monday afternoon, according to TMZ , after Scantlin apparently dragged his ex-wife and then pulled her by the arm or the shirt. Officers then…

  3. Limp Bizkit Sprints to Finish 'Stampede,' Explains Album Title and DJ Lethal Split

    May 13, 2013 3:15 PM EDT Limp Bizkit is sprinting forward on work for its upcoming album, "Stampede of the Disco Elephants," and guitarist Wes Borland predicts an August finish followed by a hoped-for September release. "We're really trying to get it hammered out here," Borland tells…

  4. Tyler, the Creator Talks Directing Movies, Being Rejected by Justin Bieber

    April 01, 2013 11:30 AM EDT 'My advice to him is to continue to search and never become complacent.' - Pharrell Williams Nick and Kayla ditched school early on a Wednesday in Staten Island and caught a bus and then a train to 30 Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. They're high school sweethearts --…

  5. Limp Bizkit Is 'Ready To Go' with Lil Wayne On New Single: Listen

    March 25, 2013 12:30 PM EDT Bite into your chocolate starfish and take a gulp of some hot dog-flavored water: Limp Bizkit is back, with a new single, "Ready To Go," that features the band's new Cash Money cohort, Lil Wayne. The track, produced by Polow Da Don, was posted online on late Sunday (Mar. 24)…

  6. Puddle of Mudd's Wes Scantlin Arrested

    September 05, 2012 8:35 AM EDT Puddle of Mudd lead singer Wes Scantlin has been arrested in Texas and charged with public intoxication after being removed from a cross-country flight. Police in Austin say the pilot of a JetBlue flight requested an emergency landing Tuesday to remove an unruly passenger creating a…

  7. Limp Bizkit's Wes Borland Talks New Albums, Band Drama & Working With Cash Money

    August 13, 2012 5:15 PM EDT With Limp Bizkit in the studio and Black Light Burns' second album ("The Moment You Realize You're Going To Fall") coming out Aug. 14, Wes Borland finds himself musically two-timing. "It's a pain in the ass," the guitarist tells Billboard.com with a laugh. …

  8. Puddle of Mudd's Scantlin Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Possession: Report

    July 05, 2012 4:05 PM EDT Puddle of Mudd frontman Wesley Scantlin has reportedly pled guilty to cocaine possession, after being arrested in January and charged in April . According to TMZ , Scantlin struck a deal with prosecutors after being charged with being under the influenced of a controlled substance and driving…

  9. Chart Juice: B.o.B Earns R&B/Hip-Hop Albums No. 1

    May 10, 2012 2:30 PM EDT B.o.B debuts his sophomore album, "Strange Clouds," at the No. 1 spot on the R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart with 76,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The No. 1 launch mirrors the debut of his first album, "B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray," which premiered…

  10. Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba Goes Solo: 'It's Gonna Be Loud'

    May 04, 2012 11:15 AM EDT Alkaline Trio's Matt Skiba has been especially prolific these last ten months, releasing with his band an album of acoustically performed chestnuts, "Damnesia," last summer, then an EP as theHELL , a side project with Angels & Airwaves' Atom Willard. Now he's…

  11. Puddle of Mudd Frontman Charged With Cocaine Possession

    April 04, 2012 10:05 AM EDT Wesley Scantlin Pled Not Guilty in L.A. County Court Puddle of Mudd frontman Wesley Scantlin has been charged with felony cocaine possession, TMZ reports. When he was arrested on Jan. 12, Scantlin was found to be in possession of powder and pills, but when the Los Angeles District Attorney&…

  12. Kid Cudi on WZRD Chart Success: 'I'm Not Out Here Taking Crazy Pills'

    March 09, 2012 1:15 PM EST "WZRD," the experimental psych-rock collaboration between Cleveland rapper Kid Cudi and producer Dot Da Genius, notched the only top 10 debut on this week's Billboard 200 , landing at No. 3 with 66,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. For Cudi -- who slammed his…

  13. Exclusive: Fred Durst Talks Cash Money, Lil Wayne & Limp Bizkit

    March 07, 2012 11:50 AM EST First Single 'Sounds Like a Monster'... Will Be Free... Video Coming Soon L imp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst had barely touched down in Los Angeles on Tuesday when he was readying to head to Miami to put finishing touches on "Ready to Go," the collaborative track with Lil…

  14. Limp Bizkit-Lil Wayne Single Has 'Hip-Hop-Rock Swagger,' says Birdman

    March 01, 2012 9:00 AM EST Cash Money Co-CEO Says That Limp Bizkit was 'Perfect Match' For Label A new collaboration between Limp Bizkit and Lil Wayne is coming: the single is titled "Ready To Go," and will be released online next week. And Cash Money founder and co-CEO Bryan "Birdman"…

  15. Limp Bizkit to Break Stuff for Cash Money

    February 24, 2012 9:35 AM EST Cash Money had a stellar 2011 with platinum-plus releases by Nicki Minaj, Drake and Lil Wayne and now the company founded by brothers Bryan "Birdman" Williams and Ronald "Slim" Williams is spreading the wealth signing major label artists like rap-rock band Limp Bizkit. …

  16. Jason Crabb Tops 2012 Dove Awards Nominees

    February 22, 2012 8:24 PM EST The diversity of the faith-based music community was recognized today as nominees were announced for the 43rd annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards. Southern gospel singer Jason Crabb leads the ceremony, set for April 19 at Atlanta's Fox Theater, with eight nominations, including…

  17. Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean Score Big With ACM Nominations

    January 26, 2012 12:25 PM EST It was a big morning for Kenny Chesney and Jason Aldean as the nominations for the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Award were announced. Nominees were announced online via the first-ever ACM digital press conference this morning on the Academy's Facebook and Twitter pages. Awards co…

  18. Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom Prepping Album

    January 23, 2012 4:50 PM EST Imagine you're Kim Dotcom -- the co-founder of the succesful but recently seized online file sharing site, Megaupload. Imagine you were recently charged with criminal copyright infringement and conspiracy to commit and remanded in custody, as Kim Dotcom has been. What would your next…

  19. Megaupload Shut Down by U.S. Prosecutors; Kim Dotcom, Three Others Arrested

    January 19, 2012 3:55 PM EST MegaUpload, one of the world's largest file-sharing sites, was shut down Thursday (Jan. 19), and its founder and several company executives were charged with violating piracy laws, federal prosecutors said. An indictment accuses Megaupload.com of costing copyright holders more than $500…

  20. Top 20 Tweets of the Week 11/26/2011

    November 26, 2011 12:35 PM EST Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @Billboard to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @BunBTrillOG : Over here at #TeamTrill we make it happen. Give…

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