1. Mastodon's Brent Hinds to Portray Late 'Jackass' Star Ryan Dunn in New Bam Margera Film

    January 11, 2015 3:48 PM EST Mastodon guitarist Brent Hinds will portray late Jackass star Ryan Dunn in a new film by Bam Margera, according to a newly discovered interview between Margera and Hinds. Mastodon's 'Sun' Shines At No. 1 On Top Rock Albums Chart News of Hinds' role in Margera's…

  2. Down With the Clown: ICP Gathering of the Juggalos Diary, Day 2

    August 13, 2011 4:00 PM EDT Editor's Note: To describe the Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos as one of the more outrageous music festivals is, perhaps, an understatement. To fully grasp the infamy surrounding the fest and the entire Juggalo subculture, one must experience it. So we sent Billboard…

  3. Kings of Leon Salute Ryan Dunn at London Show

    June 23, 2011 3:22 PM EDT While close friends and family mourned the loss of "Jackass" star Ryan Dunn during a Wednesday memorial service, Kings of Leon paid tribute to their late pal across the pond. During their set at London's Hyde Park, frontman Caleb Followill asked the crowd to raise a glass to …

  4. Billboard Bits: Chris Brown Reveals More Collabs, M.I.A. Drops 'Vicki Leekx' Mixtape

    December 31, 2010 5:16 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Chris Brown Reveals Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne Collabs Chris Brown isn't just recording with Justin Bieber these days. The beleaguered R&B/pop star is also laying down tracks with Bruno Mars , Pitbull , Busta…

  5. Billboard Bits: Britney Spears Finishes New Songs, Kurt Cobain's Anti-MTV Letter Up for Auction

    October 06, 2010 6:20 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Britney Spears Finished with Three New Songs Following her appearance on last week's episode of "Glee," Britney Spears is reportedly hard at work on her next album and has finished three new songs. …

  6. Lotus Asks Fans To Name Price For Select Tour Dates

    August 03, 2009 11:16 AM EDT Rock band Lotus will allow fans to decide the ticket prices for select dates on its U.S. club tour this fall. The pay-what-you-want option will be available for eight West Coast shows, beginning Oct. 6 at the Roxy in Los Angeles. Tickets to the upcoming West Coast concerts will be available…

  7. Billboard Bits: VH1 Rock Honors, Frank Black, Willie Nelson

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice In Chains, Nickelback, Keane and Gretchen Wilson will perform as part of the second VH1 Rock Honors, to be taped May 12 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center for broa Queens Of The Stone Age, Alice In Chains, Nickelback, Keane and Gretchen Wilson will…

  8. Powerman 5000

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT We were visited by Jackass alumni Raab, who hung with the band and celebrated the birthdays of Siggy and merch-girl, Nina. The night lingered on and much alcohol was consumed... Long story short, Raab "No voice and a bloody Jackass" Here we are, the home stretch... I can see the…

  9. Tunes On TV

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Brooks & Dunn (also scheduled: Sandra Day O'Connor). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Rihanna. "CKY…

  10. Strait's 'Somewhere' Heads Right To No. 1

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT George Strait's "Somewhere Down in Texas" (MCA Nashville) earns the country veteran his third No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week and becomes his 20th to lead the Billboard Hot Country Albums roundup George Strait's "Somewhere Down in Texas" (MCA Nashville)…

  11. H.I.M. Turning On 'Dark Light' In Fall

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Until recently, Finnish goth/metal quintet H.I.M. has been one of the most above-ground underground bands in America. Until recently, Finnish goth/metal quintet H.I.M. has been one of the most above-ground underground bands in America. While three of its albums have been released here, the…

  12. 22TunesOnTV

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 23-29, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 23 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kelly Clarkson (also scheduled: Morgan Spurlock). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Gretchen Wilson, Faith Hill …

  13. Hard Rock Acts Drum Up 'Evil' Soundtrack

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rare tracks from Deftones, Rob Zombie, A Perfect Circle, Cradle Of Filth, Cold and Rammstein will put a charge into the soundtrack for "Resident Evil: Apocalypse," due Aug. 31 via Roadrunner. Rare tracks from Deftones, Rob Zombie, A Perfect Circle, Cradle Of Filth, Cold and…

  14. Hawk's 'HuckJam' Returns In Fall

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tony Hawk's Boom Boom HuckJam tour will be back for a second round in the fall. The action sports/music outing will kick off Oct. 2 in Vancouver and visit 28 cities before closing Nov. 16 in Tampa, Fl Tony Hawk's Boom Boom HuckJam tour will be back for a second round in the fall.…

  15. Blink, Simpson/Lachey, Abdul Eye MTV Shows

    April 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Blink-182, Paula Abdul, and newlywed couple Jessica Simpson and 98 Degrees' Nick Lachey are among the artists who will star in upcoming MTV reality programs. Blink-182, Paula Abdul, and newlywed couple Jessica Simpson and 98 Degrees' Nick Lachey are among the artists who will star…

  16. Hot Product

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Faith Hill, LL Cool J, "Red Hot + Riot," Jeff Buckley, and more. 'Cry' Me A River Faith Hill returns this week with her long-awaited new Warner Bros. album, "Cry." The title cut has made a quick impact across the Billboard singles…

  17. Infiltrate Destroy Rebuild

    October 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In a sea of bands striving to sound like a cross between Korn and Puddle of Mudd, CKY gets a giant gold star for blazing its own stylistic path. In a sea of bands striving to sound like a cross between Korn and Puddle of Mudd, CKY gets a giant gold star for blazing its own stylistic path.…

  18. Offspring, Devo Set For Hawk's Boom Boom Jam

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Offspring, Face To Face, Devo, and Social Distortion are among the acts confirmed to appear on Tony Hawk's Boom Boom Huck Jam tour later this year. A sort of Warped Tour in reverse, the Huck Jam f The Offspring, Face To Face, Devo, and Social Distortion are among the acts confirmed…

  19. Billboard Bits: Vandross, Chemical Brothers, Deftones

    July 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Luther Vandross, the Chemical Brothers, and the Deftones. R&B mainstay Luther Vandross is planning to write a book about his battle with obesity. "It's an autobiographical approach, because I want to make sure that's it's understood that this is how I did it…