1. AC/DC's 'Ice' Red Hot At Retail

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC's "Black Ice" is flying off the shelves at Wal-Mart and Sam's Club, the exclusive U.S. retailers for the album that arrived yesterday (Oct. 21). Sources estimate the set sold 193,000 copies in i AC/DC's "Black Ice" is flying off the shelves at Wal-Mart…

  2. Back To 'Black'

    October 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After an eight-year layoff from the studio, AC/DC storms back this week with "Black Ice," a 15-track extravaganza that frequently echoes the down-and-dirty rock'n'roll of its iconic 1980 album "Back i After an eight-year layoff from the studio, AC/DC storms back this…

  3. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC breaks an eight-year studio hiatus with a Wal-Mart exclusive, "High School Musical" returns for a third installment, Of Montreal ups the indie rock drama and Lee Ann Womack keeps it dark and sto Singer/songwriter Brett Dennen's "Hope for the Hopeless" (Dualtone…

  4. Sweet 'Honey'

    October 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Thanks to her Southern twang and onstage cowboy hat, Lucinda Williams has long been recognized as a country artist. Thanks to her Southern twang and onstage cowboy hat, Lucinda Williams has long been recognized as a country artist. But her most recent Grammy Award win in 2001 was for best…

  5. Chart Beat Chat: The Hot 100, Hot Country Songs, AC/DC

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss songs that return to No. 1 on the Hot 100, African-American artists on the country chart, AC/DC and more! THEY'RE BAAAAACK! Dear Fred, T.I.'s "Whatever You Like" is the third song this calendar year to return to the top of The Billboard Hot 100…

  6. AC/DC Extends Tour, Heads To 'Rock Band'

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC has extended its Black Ice tour of North America into early 2009. New dates begin Dec. 20 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and run through Jan. 31 in Nashville. The group has also struck an exclusive de AC/DC has extended its Black Ice tour of North America into early 2009. New dates begin Dec.…

  7. Ask Billboard

    September 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers questions about Suede, Kid Rock, Green Day, Blink-182 and more! Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the…

  8. Chart Beat

    September 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses chart action from Kanye West, AC/DC, "Mamma Mia!" and more! 'LOVE' IS IN THE TIER: Only 10 songs have entered The Billboard Hot 100 in the top three this millennium; the 10th song to begin its chart life in this elite tier is Kanye West's "Love…

  9. AC/DC Reveals Fall Tour Plans

    September 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In support of its forthcoming studio album, AC/DC will launch its Black Ice World Tour on Oct. 28 at the Wachovia Center in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. The 24-date North American leg of the arena jaunt is sched In support of its forthcoming studio album, AC/DC will launch its Black Ice World Tour on…

  10. T.I.'s 'Like' Still Tops On Hot 100

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A week after setting a new record with 71-1 jump, T.I.'s "Whatever You Like" remains No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 thanks to download sales of more than 176,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. A week after setting a new record with 71-1 jump, T.I.'s "Whatever…

  11. New AC/DC Single Hits Radio, Web

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC's first new single in eight years, "Rock'n'Roll Train," hit the band's Web site and U.S. radio outlets today (Aug. 28). A video for the song was shot Aug. 15 in London and will premiere next mon AC/DC's first new single in eight years, "Rock'…

  12. AC/DC Gets Back To 'Black' On New Album

    August 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After an eight-year layoff from the studio, AC/DC storms back this fall with "Black Ice," a 15-track extravaganza that frequently echoes the down-and-dirty rock'n'roll of its iconic 1980 album "Back i After an eight-year layoff from the studio, AC/DC storms back this…

  13. AC/DC Sets Date, Track List For 'Black Ice'

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, AC/DC's new album, "Black Ice," will be sold exclusively in the U.S. via Wal-Mart, Sam's Club and the band's Web site, beginning Oct. 20. First single "Rock'n'Roll Train" will hit U.S. ra As expected, AC/DC's new album, "…

  14. GNR's 'Democracy' To Be Retail Exclusive?

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Negotiations are underway for Guns N' Roses' 14-years-in-the-making "Chinese Democracy" to come out as an exclusive at one of the big box retailers -- either Wal-Mart or Best Buy, Billboard has learne The June leak of nine allegedly "mastered, finished" tracks…

  15. Danielia Cotton

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "I'm a little black girl who'll rock your world/So come move with me," Danielia Cotton croons on the opening line on the first track to "Rare Child," out May 20 in conjunction with Alternative Distrib "I'm a little black girl who'll rock your world…

  16. Extensive AC/DC Tour To Begin In October

    July 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, AC/DC will embark on an 18-month world tour beginning this October in Wilkes Barre, Pa. Creative Artists Agency managing partner Rob Light confirmed the news during a touring panel today As expected, AC/DC will embark on an 18-month world tour beginning this October in Wilkes…

  17. World Tour To Follow New AC/DC Album?

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC will embark on a world tour before the end of the year in support of its next studio album, according to authoritative fan site Electric Shock. AC/DC will embark on a world tour before the end of the year in support of its next studio album, according to authoritative fan site Electric…

  18. New Guns N' Roses Song Heads To 'Rock Band'

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A new Guns N' Roses song, "Shackler's Revenge," from the decade-in-the-works album "Chinese Democracy," will be included in the video game "Rock Band 2" in September. Also included will be a first-eve After a letting in a few peeks under the covers…

  19. This Day in Music

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Milan Williams, a founding member of the Commodores, dies at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston following a bout with cancer. He is 58. 2006 - Milan Williams, a founding member of the Commodores, dies at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston following a bout with cancer. He is 58. 2004 - A…

  20. No Metallica, Beatles Just Yet For 'Guitar Hero'

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Although rumors continue to buzz, Metallica and the Beatles aren't headed to the "Guitar Hero" franchise just yet, according to Kai and Charles Huang, the sibling founder of game publisher RedOctane. Although rumors continue to buzz, Metallica and the Beatles aren't headed…

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