1. Meat Loaf Calls New Album 'The Most Honest Record I've Ever Done'

    January 23, 2012 5:45 PM EST Meat Loaf says his upcoming new album, "Hell in a Handbasket," is "the most honest record I've ever done." It's also one of the quickest, coming less than two years after "Hang Cool Teddy Bear" in the U.S. after being released in Australia during…

  2. Billboard Bits: NBA All-Star Game, Petra Haden, Ridgway

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on NBA All-Star Game, Petra Haden, Ridgway Rapper Nelly, rapper/actor Ice Cube, singer/songwriter Ryan Cabrera, producer/artist/record executive Jermaine Dupri, singer Brian McKnight and Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath are among those taking part in this year's NBA All-Star Celebrity…

  3. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses physical audio formats, the state of radio, song titles and "Australian Idol." MULTIPLE FORMATS Dear Fred, I was in a music store and noticed that a lot of albums are being simultaneously released in two new formats: Super Audio CD and DVD audio. If I buy an…

  4. Billboard Bits: 'Step Up' Benefits, The Polyphonic Spree, The Strokes

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Step Up,' Polyphonic Spree, Strokes Sheryl Crow, Macy Gray and Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath are among those who will perform at a pair of Vanity Fair In Concert events benefiting the Step Up Women's Network. As previously reported , Crow, Mya and Blondie's Debbie…

  5. Matchbox Twenty, Sugar Ray Team For Tour

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop/rock outfits and Atlantic labelmates matchbox twenty and Sugar Ray will hit the road for a North American tour, set to begin April 25 in New Orleans and last through a July 6 finale in Raleigh, N. Pop/rock outfits and Atlantic labelmates matchbox twenty and Sugar Ray will hit the road for…

  6. Imbruglia Signs On For Film Debut

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT John Malkovich and U.K.-based Australian pop star Natalie Imbruglia have signed to star opposite British comedian Rowan Atkinson in Working Title Films' spy spoof "Johnny English," according to the fi John Malkovich and U.K.-based Australian pop star Natalie Imbruglia have…

  7. The Calling Guitarist In Electrocution Scare

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Calling guitarist Aaron Kamin suffered a severe electrical shock yesterday (April 4) during soundcheck for a concert in Bangkok. Kamin was rushed to a local hospital and was released after being t The Calling guitarist Aaron Kamin suffered a severe electrical shock yesterday (April 4)…