1. New Scott Weiland Solo Disc On The Way

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Scott Weiland's second solo album, "Happy," will arrive Nov. 18 via his own Softdrive label. The set was co-produced by Weiland and Doug Grean, with Steve Albini also engineering a handful of songs. Scott Weiland's second solo album, "Happy," will arrive Nov. 18…

  2. King Crimson / Aug. 6, 2008 / Chicago (Park West)

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT King Crimson has never really been political, nor has it ever been particularly passionate. In fact, for most of the band's existence but especially since its early '80s comeback, King Crimson has bee King Crimson has never really been political, nor has it ever been particularly…

  3. This Day in Music

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2003 - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2000 - Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks weds actor Adrian Pasdar in Las Vegas. 1999 - Eric Clapton parts with 100…

  4. The Billboard Q&A: Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Paul Bruce Dickinson made his live debut with Iron Maiden at the end of 1981, some two years after the band started its enduring relationship with EMI Records. Paul Bruce Dickinson made his live debut with Iron Maiden at the end of 1981, some two years after the band started its enduring…

  5. 'Third' Time's A Charm

    April 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sandwiched in the fertile years that separated grunge from the Spice Girls was Portishead, a band that didn't change, start or inspire much of anything. Sandwiched in the fertile years that separated grunge from the Spice Girls was Portishead, a band that didn't change, start or…

  6. Weiland Recording Solo CD With Steve Albini

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland is recording his second solo album with famed indie rock producer Steve Albini and plans to release it in November. Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland is recording his second solo album with famed indie rock producer Steve Albini and plans to…

  7. Beck, STP, Lucinda Set For Bumbershoot Festival

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts confirmed for the 2008 Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Aug. 30-Sept. 1 at Seattle's Cit Beck, Stone Temple Pilots, Lucinda Williams and Neko Case are among the first acts…

  8. Pete Doherty Gets 14 Weeks In Jail

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty was jailed today (April 8) for 14 weeks for breaching terms of his probation, his record label said. Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty was jailed today (April 8) for 14 weeks for breaching terms of his probation, his record label said. Adrian Hunter,…

  9. Portishead Re-Adjusting To Life On The Road

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Portishead is back on the road, and settling into life away from the studio. But performing on the big stage doesn't come easy for most of the reunited band members, who are currently on the Continent Portishead is back on the road, and settling into life away from the studio. But…

  10. New Nine Inch Nails Album Hits The Web

    March 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST As expected, Nine Inch Nails is utilizing the Internet to disseminate its new instrumental album, "Ghosts I-IV," which went live at 9 p.m. ET tonight (March 2) via the Trent Reznor-led group's Web sit As expected, Nine Inch Nails is utilizing the Internet to disseminate its new…

  11. Portishead Relaunching At Coachella

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST Out in the California desert, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is fast becoming an oasis for high-profile reunions. This year, Portishead will relaunch at the event, in support of its fi Out in the California desert, the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is fast…

  12. Portishead Names, Sets Date For New Album

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST Portishead will release its new album, christened "Third," on April 14 internationally via Island (U.S. details are pending). The 11-track set will be the British trip-hop act's first studio release s Portishead will release its new album, christened "Third," on April…

  13. Jay-Z Leapfrogs Eagles, Britney For No. 1 Debut

    November 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z scores his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as "American Gangster" (Def Jam) debuts on top this week after selling 425,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The Jay-Z scores his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as "American Gangster…

  14. Jay-Z In Line For 10th No. 1 Album

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z is on course to achieve his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as his "American Gangster" set (Roc-A-Fella) leads Nielsen SoundScan's Building Chart, released today (Nov. 7). Unweighted sale Jay-Z is on course to achieve his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as…

  15. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z fires back with his second album in a year, Chris Brown tries to defy the sophomore slump with "Exclusive," Little Big Town build on a breakthrough album and Wisin & Yandel fly the reggaeton Ex-Blink 182 member Tom DeLonge's band Angels & Airwaves' sophomore…

  16. Ask Billboard

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith discusses 50 Cent, Destiny's Child and more. Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Keith Caulfield at askbb@billboard.com . First, a short follow-up to last week's question about Donna Summer and her upcoming album. Burgundy Records,…

  17. Cassidy Leans On The Lord For 'B.A.R.S.'

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After serving more than a year in jail and suffering serious injuries in a car accident, Philadelphia rapper Cassidy has a lot to be grateful for. After serving more than a year in jail and suffering serious injuriet in a car accident, Philadelphia rapper Cassidy, has a lot to be grateful for…

  18. This Day in Music

    June 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2003 - Mariah Carey embarks on her first tour in more than three years in Osaka, Japan. 2000 - Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks weds actor Adrian Pasdar in Las Vegas. 1999 - Eric Clapton parts with 100…

  19. Billboard Bits: Ween, The Rolling Stones And More

    May 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT To tide fans over until the fall release of its first studio album in four years, Ween will on June 8 release the five-song "The Friends" EP through its own Chocodog label. To tide fans over until the fall release of its first studio album in four years, Ween will on June 8 release…

  20. Ask Billboard

    April 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Kelly Clarkson, Grace Jones, Depeche Mode's "Martyr" and more! SINCE POP'S BEEN GONE Hi Keith, I know Kelly Clarkson's new single, "Never Again," was released to radio this past Friday (April 13). I heard it was doing…

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