1. Ozzy Osbourne International Airport? Rocker's Hometown Government 'Intrigued' by the Idea

    December 30, 2012 3:00 PM EST Will the airplane overtake the bat as the flying object most associated with Ozzy Osbourne ? British recording industry vet Jim Simpson, who discovered Osbourne's pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath , is mounting a campaign to rename the rocker's hometown airport after him,…

  2. Phoenix's Next Album Due Out in April

    December 06, 2012 11:45 PM EST The follow-up to Phoenix's best-selling 2009 album "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix" is due out in April 2013. Daniel Glass, head of the group's label Glassnote Records, announced the expected release date at a Spotify event on Thursday (Dec. 6), according to Rolling Stone .…

  3. Pink Rocks Cancer Benefit in Los Angeles

    November 13, 2012 7:10 PM EST Hollywood came together on Monday night to celebrate the many women who battle breast cancer every day. The event, titled "Power of Pink," featured a private performance by the very appropriate guest of honor, P!nk . The edgy pop star proved a perfect fit as the evening's…

  4. Album Review: Deadmau5, 'Album Title Goes Here'

    September 17, 2012 8:00 PM EDT DEADMAU5 › Album Title Goes Here ‹ Producer Deadmau5 Ultra Music Release Date Sept. 25 He recently wrote on Tumblr that he plans to "unplug for a wee bit" as a result of being "pretty miserable right now." But before he does, Deadmau5 is unleashing a new studio release, …

  5. Deadmau5's 'Album Title' Gets Fall Release

    August 09, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Deadmau5 , the button-pushing, mouse-head-wearing EDM superstar, is releasing his sixth studio album on Sept. 25. Dubbed "album title goes here," the 13-song set follows up 2010's "4x4=12," which hit No. 2 on the Dance/Electronic Albums chart and earned the artist a…

  6. Van Halen 'Bit Off More Than We Could Chew' with Tour, says Eddie

    June 13, 2012 5:05 PM EDT Guitarist explains postponed tour dates in new interview After Van Halen abruptly decided to postpone more than 30 dates on its North American tour, fans speculated that the infighting that had historically plagued the band was back. The band insisted it was simply a case of being overbooked.…

  7. Van Halen Postpone Over 30 Tour Dates Without Explanation

    May 17, 2012 7:35 PM EDT Van Halen 's 2012 reunion has hit a snag -- the final three months and 31 dates of the group's North American reunion run have been abruptly postponed. The Van Halen tour will continue as regularly scheduled through the group's May 26 show at the New Orleans Arena, but all of…

  8. Hot Tours: Juan Gabriel, Bryan Adams, Van Halen

    April 26, 2012 12:45 PM EDT Latin superstar Juan Gabriel tops the weekly Hot Tours rankings with $3.4 million in box office grosses reported from multiple concerts at Mexico City's 9,600-seat Auditorio Nacional. With sellout crowds at all performances, a total of 47,394 tickets were sold for the five-show run on…

  9. Outside Lands 2012 Lineup: Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Neil Young Headlining

    April 17, 2012 11:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder , Metallica , Neil Young & Crazy Horse , Jack White and the Foo Fighters lead the lineup for the fifth annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, which will invade San Francisco's Golden Gate Park from Aug. 10-12. The 2012 fest marks the return of Metallica and…

  10. Tiesto Launches Radio Channel, Talks Wolfgang Gartner Collabo at Ultra

    March 23, 2012 12:25 PM EDT It's a monumental day for Tiësto. The EDM superstar is headlining day one of the Ultra Music Festival in Miami tonight and simultaneously launching his very own channel on Sirius XM, called Tiësto's Club Life Radio. "I'm really excited about it because my Club Life show…

  11. Van Halen Tour Review: It's the Eddie Show

    February 21, 2012 10:30 AM EST 'Eddie Van Halen Is Better Than Any Pyrotechnic Special Effect' Kool & the Gang's Robert "Kool" Bell asked the sold-out crowd at the Palace of Auburn Hills if it was ready to party. Then if it was ready for Van Halen. Then if it was ready for David Lee Roth. The…

  12. Phoenix: 2012 Album Preview

    January 16, 2012 2:33 PM EST Phoenix Title: TBA | Release Date: Late Summer The French rockers will return in the second half of 2012 with the follow-up to their fourth album, 2009's "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix," which spawned two top 10 hits on Billboard's Rock Songs tally ("Lisztomania," …

  13. Van Halen, "A Different Kind of Truth": Album Preview

    January 13, 2012 12:58 PM EST Van Halen Title: A Different Kind Of Truth | Release Date: Feb. 7 Three years after a successful reunion tour with David Lee Roth , Van Halen announced in November that it had signed with Interscope Records, thereby leaving its label of 35 years, Warner Music. The iconic rock group -- Roth…

  14. Van Halen Return with 'Tattoo' Single, Video

    January 10, 2012 10:50 AM EST The rollout of the new old Van Halen continues with a video for the legendary band's new song, "Tattoo," a mid-tempo bluesy rocker that reunites David Lee Roth's playful banter-singing with Eddie Van Halen's precision riffs. Shot rehearsal-style and in black and white…

  15. Van Halen Rocks NYC Club, Announces Album & Tour Plans

    January 06, 2012 11:00 AM EST Van Halen kicked off what promises to be a busy 2012 with a fiery, hit-laden show at Cafe Wha? in New York on Thursday night (Jan. 5). As the rock legends played to a collection of rock critics and headbanging celebs at the crammed, 250-capacity club, their new label, Interscope Records, was…

  16. Van Halen Sets NYC Show, Teases Album Release

    January 03, 2012 11:59 AM EST Reunited rockers Van Halen will invade New York's Cafe Wha? on Thursday night (Jan. 5), presumably to play their first concert with frontman David Lee Roth since the band's reunion trek ended in 2008. The show will precede a 2012 tour as well as a new album, which may or may not be…

  17. The Year in Chart Headlines, Part 2

    December 28, 2011 9:05 AM EST From the arrival of Lady Gaga 's "Born This Way" to the "Glee" cast's toppling of a King (of Rock & Roll) to Katy Perry matching an achievement by another King (of Pop), 2011 brought several notable chart records. The Year in Chart Headlines, Part 1 In part…

  18. Van Halen Confirm 2012 Tour

    December 27, 2011 8:00 AM EST First Tickets On Sale January 10 Van Halen diehards just received a belated Christmas gift: the 80s rock icons are roaring back with a 2012 tour, which was announced through a series of video messages on the group's official web site on Monday (Dec. 26). The collection of 30-second clips…

  19. Van Halen To Sign with Interscope Records, Release New Alum with Roth: Report

    November 14, 2011 6:24 PM EST Iconic rock group Van Halen is reportedly set to sign a new deal with Interscope Records that is expected to be finalized sometime this week. The deal would give the group an outlet to release its first album with frontman David Lee Roth since 1984. According to The Hollywood Reporter , the…

  20. Phoenix Readies 'A Mess to the Masses' Documentary: Watch

    October 10, 2011 10:05 PM EDT French rock act Phoenix will return with a documentary on its breakthrough year, according to TwentyFourBit . The band's 2009 release "Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix" was a key release for the quartet, going gold in the U.S. and earning a Grammy for Best Alternative Album. "From…

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