1. Foo Fighters Become 'F**kin' Movie Stars,' Play New Album at SXSW

    March 16, 2011 10:30 AM EDT "We're f***in' movie stars!" That's how Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl greeted the packed crowd at the band's surprise show Tuesday night at Stubb's, part of a Media Temple party closing the South By Southwest Interactive conference. And it was indeed a…

  2. Sunny Day Real Estate To Record New Album

    March 10, 2010 3:58 PM EST Seattle rock act Sunny Day Real Estate is planning to record its first album in 15 years with its original lineup. The news was Tweeted last night by Seattle radio DJ Marco Collins of KEXP and has been confirmed to Billboard.com as accurate, although no timeline for recording or release has…

  3. Sunny Day Real Estate / September 27, 2009 / New York (Terminal 5)

    September 29, 2009 2:46 PM EDT The original lineup of Sunny Day Real Estate returned Sunday night (Sept. 27) to New York for the first time in over a decade, back to remind fans of what first lured them to the band: earnest songs with confessional lyrics, desperately raw vocals and bittersweet, instrumental melodies. A…

  4. Sunny Day Real Estate Classic Lineup Reunites For Tour

    June 23, 2009 1:00 PM EDT Pioneering Seattle rock band Sunny Day Real Estate will return to the road with its four original members this fall and will reissue its first two Sub Pop albums on Sept. 15. These will be the band's first shows of any kind since November 2000, and the first with its classic lineup since…

  5. Jeremy Enigk Rocks Out On New Album

    November 21, 2008 1:40 PM EST Former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk returns to the heavier rock sound of his old band on his third solo album, tentatively titled "OK Bear" and due in February via his own Lewis Hollow label. The album was recorded outside Barcelona with a group of musicians…

  6. Jeremy Enigk Rocks Out On New Album

    November 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk returns to the heavier rock sound of his old band on his third solo album, tentatively titled "OK Bear" and due in February via his own Lewis Hollow Former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk returns to the heavier rock…

  7. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill.,…

  8. Foo Tour: Two Stages, Big Band, But No Pyro

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Foo Fighters are "stepping it up" for their upcoming U.S. arena tour, says the band's bassist Nate Mendel, noting that fans should expect two stages, mechanical gags and a huge production. The Foo Fighters are "stepping it up" for their upcoming U.S. arena tour,…

  9. Foo Fighters Expand Second Album For Reissue

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its sophomore album, "The Colour and the Shape," Foo Fighters will release an expanded edition of the project July 10 via Legacy/RCA. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of its sophomore album, "The Colour and the Shape," Foo Fighters…

  10. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill. 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill.,…

  11. Dolan Plotting Album With Chicago Scene Vets

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Calling Bill Dolan's performance at the Intonation Music Festival over the weekend a comeback would be right on target were it not for the fact that the Five Style and Heroic Doses guitarist has kept Calling Bill Dolan's performance at Chicago's Intonation Music Festival over…

  12. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>John Phillips, a founder of the Mamas & the Papas, dies of heart failure in L.A. at the age of 65. The Mamas & the Papas reached the top 5 on Billboard's Hot 100 six times from 1 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert…

  13. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert in Moline, Ill., forces the artist to cancel her planned performance the following day at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, I 2004 - A knee injury suffered near the end of Britney Spears' concert…

  14. Fire Theft Parts Ways With Rykodisc

    December 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act the Fire Theft has parted ways with Rykodisc, which released the group's self-titled debut in 2003, Billboard.com has learned. Modern rock act the Fire Theft has parted ways with Rykodisc, which released the group's self-titled debut in 2003, Billboard.com has…

  15. Indie Favorites Reborn As The Fire Theft

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Having stormed the underground rock scene with its 1993 Sub Pop debut, "Diary," Seattle's Sunny Day Real Estate abruptly broke up two years later at the height of its popularity. The group re-formed in 1998 but splintered again in…

  16. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper Obie Trice's Eminem-produced debut, "Cheers" (Shady/Interscope). -- The self-titled Rykodisc debut album from the Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate principals Jeremy Enigk, William…

  17. Foos Bassist To Tour With Fire Theft

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel will join two of his three former Sunny Day Real Estate bandmates in the Fire Theft for the latter group's upcoming... Foo Fighters bassist Nate Mendel will join two of his three former Sunny Day Real Estate bandmates in the Fire Theft for the latter…

  18. The Fire Theft Signs With Ryko

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Fire Theft, which features three former members of Sunny Day Real Estate, has signed with Rykodisc for the release of its debut album. The as-yet-untitled set is being lined up for Sept. 23 releas The Fire Theft, which features three former members of Sunny Day Real Estate, has signed…

  19. Foo Fighters Mapping Out U.S. Tour

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Foo Fighters are lining up dates for a spring U.S. tour, set to begin April 10 in Bakersfield, Calif. Dates are set through April 30 in Washington, D.C., with many more expected to be added. The Foo Fighters are lining up dates for a spring U.S. tour, set to begin April 10 in Bakersfield,…

  20. This Day in Music

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Authorities briefly shut down a suburban shopping mall after more than 1,000 teen-agers show up to meet boy-band B2K for an in-store autograph session at the Sam Goody music store there. 2002 - Authorities briefly shut down a suburban shopping mall after more than 1…

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