1. Korn Goes Experimental, Vents Anger On New Album

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock act Korn has set a July 31 release date for its new self-titled Virgin album. The 12-track set will be Korn's first without longtime drummer David Silveria, who is on hiatus from the band Veteran rock act Korn has set a July 31 release date for its new self-titled Virgin…

  2. Chart Beat

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses American Idols, Rihanna, the Beach Boys and more! 'UMBRELLA' REIGNS: When Rihanna leapt 34-1 with "SOS" in May 2006, it was the second-biggest move to No. 1 in the history of The Billboard Hot 100. This week, the Barbadian-born singer takes an even bigger…

  3. New Film Goes Behind The Scenes With Rob Thomas

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When Rob Thomas first agreed to have independent filmmaker Gillian Grisman follow his move from lead singer and primary songwriter of matchbox twenty to a solo artist, it was simply meant to be a keep When Rob Thomas first agreed to have independent filmmaker Gillian Grisman follow his move…

  4. Despite New Song, Joel Still In Composing State Of Mind

    May 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Despite the recent appearance of "All My Life," his first new pop song in 14 years, Billy Joel says he doesn't foresee a re-opening of the creative floodgates that led to 33 Top 40 hits. Despite the recent appearance of "All My Life," his first new pop song in 14…

  5. Melissa Etheridge Eyeing Fall For New Album

    April 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Melissa Etheridge is eyeing a fourth-quarter release for her next Island album, her first in three years. The set began taking shape around the time Etheridge won the best original song Oscar in Febru Melissa Etheridge is eyeing a fourth-quarter release for her next Island album, her first in…

  6. Babies, Soulmates Inspire New Bedingfield CD

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. pop vocalist Natasha Bedingfield will return in August with her second Epic album, "N.B." The set, which is due next week internationally, is led by first single "I Wanna Have Your Babies." That U.K. pop vocalist Natasha Bedingfield will return in August with her…

  7. Snow Patrol / March 31, 2007 / Toronto (Ricoh Coliseum)

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With nearly a year under its belts touring behind their "Eyes Open" album, Snow Patrol couldn't be entirely faulted if it delivered a rather routine, punch-the-clock show in Toronto. Fortunately for t With nearly a year under its belts touring behind their "Eyes Open"…

  8. Springsteen Steals The Show At Springsteen Tribute

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Twenty artists paid tribute to the music of Bruce Springsteen at New York's Carnegie Hall last night (April 5), but it was the man himself who stole the show with a surprise performance. The lineup fo Twenty artists paid tribute to the music of Bruce Springsteen at New York's…

  9. The Billboard Q&A: Modest Mouse

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Modest Mouse had been an indie rock standard-bearer for more than a decade when its single "Float On" suddenly became a mainstream hit in 2004. The Epic album from which it was drawn, "Good News for P Modest Mouse had been an indie rock standard-bearer for more than a decade…

  10. Risks Pay Off For Korn On 'Unplugged'

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Korn guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer succinctly describes fan reaction to the news that his band taped an MTV "Unplugged" session in December. "'What? Korn unplugged?' That doesn't really compute with Korn guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer…

  11. Ex-Jackson Lawyer Testifies About Videotaping

    January 24, 2007 12:00 AM EST A former lawyer for Michael Jackson testified yesterday (Jan. 23) that he has felt compelled to take extraordinary measures to ensure discussions with his clients remain private since he and the singe A former lawyer for Michael Jackson testified yesterday (Jan. 23) that he has felt compelled…

  12. Gym Class Heroes

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Gym Class Heroes is a great band name, but unlike so many great band names, it actually has something to do with the live hip-hop quartet's history. Gym Class Heroes is a great band name, but unlike so many great band names, it actually has something to do with the live hip-hop quartet&…

  13. The Arcade Fire Aims High On 'Neon Bible'

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new and exciting places on its slavishly anticipated new album, "Neon Bible," which, as previously reported, is due March 6 via Merge. The 11-track set was primarily The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new and exciting places on its slavishly…

  14. Smashing Pumpkins Summon 'Symphony' In Studio

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Smashing Pumpkins are more than halfway home on their first album since 2000, according to posts from drummer Jimmy Chamberlin on the group's MySpace.com site. The Smashing Pumpkins are more than halfway home on their first album since 2000, according to posts from drummer Jimmy…

  15. Spoon Halfway Home On 'Gimme Fiction' Follow-Up

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Spoon is about "halfway through" work on its next studio album, which is being penciled in for an April or May release. Spoon is about "halfway through" work on its next studio album, which is being penciled in for an April or May release. "We've been recording…

  16. Wilco / Oct. 16, 2006 / Springfield, Mo. (Shrine Mosque)

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Crowd disturbances at rock concerts are nothing new. At almost any show, you will inevitably have at least one guy or girl who, after a trip too many to the bar, winds up brawling with fellow concertg Crowd disturbances at rock concerts are nothing new. At almost any show, you will inevitably…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Carl Wayne, the former lead…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Blues Traveler bassist Bobby Sheehan is found dead in bed at his New Orleans home. Sheehan, who had recently begun work on a solo project, is 31.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - The Occupational Safety and Health…

  19. Flaming Lips Blend L.A. With Oklahoma On Live CD/DVD

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After taping a performance at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl last Sunday, the Flaming Lips are halfway done with the first live album of their career. The rest of the material on the CD/DVD set will be d After taping a performance at Los Angeles' Hollywood Bowl last Sunday, the Flaming…

  20. Cracker / July 22, 2006 / New York (Bowery Ballroom)

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT One thing is certain with Cracker's frontman David Lowery -- you never know exactly what you're gonna get at a live show. Like his music, he wears a lot of faces, from mischievous and clever to sad an One thing is certain with Cracker's frontman David Lowery -- you never know…

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