1. Apocalyptica, " 7th Symphony"

    September 03, 2010 4:50 PM EDT Finnish orchestral metal band Apocalyptica 's latest studio album is befitting of its title; "7th Symphony" is the seventh symphonic offering from the classically trained cellists and percussionist. This time around, the act boasts even more impressive instrumentation than 2007…

  2. Gavin Rossdale Calls Bush Reunion 'Exciting,' Says Family Rumors Can 'Strike Home'

    July 20, 2010 10:34 AM EDT G avin Rossdale feels like Bush has never ended, even though it's been nine years since the release of the group's last studio album, "Golden State." "I felt the other stuff was cool, but it was more default than by design," Rossdale -- who released an album with…

  3. Apocalyptica Records Naked, Recruits Gavin Rossdale for '7th Symphony'

    July 19, 2010 4:10 PM EDT Once known for covering classic metal bands, the cello-bearing Finnish outfit Apocalyptica took inspiration from its own past for its new album, "7th Symphony." "We had our 'Cult' album in mind," the group's Paavo Lotjonen tells Billboard.com, citing…

  4. Shinedown Taking 'Carnival of Madness' On Tour

    April 26, 2010 11:00 AM EDT S hinedown is turning "The Sound of Madness" into a carnival this summer. The Florida quartet is headlining the first Carnival Of Madness tour, a 27-date trek that begins July 16 in Jacksonville, Fla. The tour is intended to become an annual event, according to Shinedown frontman…

  5. Britney Debuts Big, But T.I. Tops Hot 100

    December 11, 2008 11:05 AM EST T.I.'s "Live Your Life" flips 2-1 with Beyonce's "Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)" on the Billboard Hot 100 to score its sixth non-consecutive week at the top. Meanwhile, Britney Spears scores her first top 10 debut as "Circus" starts at No. 3. The…

  6. Organizers Brand '08 Ozzfest A Success

    August 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ozzfest 2008, with Metallica and Ozzy Osbourne as headliners, grossed nearly $3.5 million and drew close to 30,000 people to Dallas' Pizza Hut Park, according to producers Sharon Osbourne and AEG Live Ozzfest 2008, with Metallica and Ozzy Osbourne as headliners, grossed nearly $3.5…

  7. Ozzy, Metallica, Tankian Join One-Off Ozzfest

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Jonathan Davis of Korn, Serj Tankian, Hellyeah, Sevendust and Shadows Fall, among others, are scheduled to appear at this year's one-off Ozzfest, to be held Aug. 9 at Pizza H Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Jonathan Davis of Korn, Serj Tankian, Hellyeah, Sevendust and…