1. Krewella's Jahan Yousaf Op-Ed: Deadmau5 Saved Me From Going Into Porn

    December 08, 2014 3:33 PM EST 0 Hello. My name is Jahan Yousaf. I am a singer, songwriter and DJ of currently the most hated group in the electronic dance music scene: Krewella . Krewella Responds to Kris Trindle Lawsuit When my sister Yasmine and I got sued by our former bandmate , Kris Trindl, for allegedly…

  2. Billboard Cover: Sinead O'Connor on Having No Regrets, Being 'Irregular' and Resurrecting Her Career

    August 08, 2014 9:00 AM EDT After fading into the abyss, the bald and brutally honest singer is back with a bold new album, 'I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss.' “It’s the bald woman from Ireland,” writes Sinéad O’Connor in an email. She’s following up on our last conversation, expanding her thoughts…

  3. Mick Jagger Opens Up About L'Wren Scott Death, Saying It's Been a 'Very Hard Year’

    July 19, 2014 11:44 AM EDT Apart from releasing a statement shortly after the death of his longtime girlfriend, fashion designer L'Wren Scott, Mick Jagger has remained mostly silent about her suicide in March. Mick Jagger Sings Bob Dylan's 'Just Like a Woman' at L'Wren Scott Memorial (Updated)…

  4. Slipknot's U.S. Knotfest Lineup: Danzig, Five Finger Death Punch, Tech N9ne

    July 07, 2014 1:07 PM EDT Slipknot's hard-charging Knotfest will return to the U.S. this October, touching down in San Bernardino, Calif. for the first time. The three-day festival will be held at San Manuel Amphitheater & Campgrounds from Oct. 24-26. Slipknot will headline the main stage on the second and…

  5. Depeche Mode Bring 'Delta Machine' to Tel Aviv in Exuberant Tour Stop

    May 08, 2013 11:30 AM EDT Doom pop legends delight Israeli audience during the second show of their Delta Machine tour "Oh, Tel Aviv!" Depeche Mode lead singer Dave Gahan groaned Tuesday night as HaYarkon Park was transformed into a bubble insulated from whatever turmoil existed outside of its gates. In…

  6. Joey Bada$$ Talks New Album, Performs With Pro Era: Video

    February 26, 2013 11:30 AM EST Joey Bada$$ adjusts to life as a hip-hop's new golden boy. In January, the same month he celebrated his 18th birthday, lanky rapper Joey Bada$$ was named creative director of Ecko Unltd., the pioneering streetwear brand founded by Marc Ecko in 1993. As creative director, Bada$$, born…

  7. One Direction, Rita Ora Benefit From Social 50 Formula Shake-Up

    November 12, 2012 11:00 AM EST Updates have been made to the Billboard Social 50 chart this week to better reflect the online music world's ever-changing landscape. The Social 50, launched in December 2010, has utilized fans/followers, plays and page views data from YouTube, VEVO, Facebook, Twitter and Myspace in its…

  8. Mitch Lucker, Suicide Silence Frontman, Dies in Motorcycle Crash

    November 03, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Mitch Lucker, frontman for the deathcore band Suicide Silence , died Thursday of injuries in a Southern California motorcycle crash. He was 28. Lucker lost control of his black 2013 Harley-Davidson in Huntington Beach at 8:55 p.m. on Halloween night and slammed into a Main Street light pole,…

  9. Fall Album Preview 2012

    August 31, 2012 10:25 AM EDT Chart Article From No Doubt and Green Day to Wiz Khalifa, Deadmau5, and Jason Aldean and far beyond, Billboard spotlights which rock, hip-hop, Latin, country, indie and pop artists and albums to watch for in the season ahead. Who will reign supreme in autumn 2012? Here are 125 contenders we&…

  10. Slayer, Manson Unleashing 'Mayhem' On Tour

    January 28, 2009 11:54 AM EST Slayer, Marilyn Manson and Bullet For My Valentine lead the bill for the second annual Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, which begins July 10 at the Sleep Train Amphitheater in Sacramento, Calif., and wraps Aug. 18 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in San Antonio. Jagermeister is…

  11. Sevendust Pulls Out Of Mayhem Tour

    February 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST Sevendust has pulled out of this summer's inaugural Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour, citing scheduling conflicts, according to a blog posting on the band's MySpace page. Sevendust has pulled out of this summer's inaugural Rockstar Energy Mayhem tour , citing scheduling conflicts,…

  12. Billboard Bits: Rockstar Tour, 48Straight, Downloading

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST In addition to Slipknot and Disturbed, the inaugural Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival will feature Dragonforce and Mastodon on the main stage. In addition to Slipknot and Disturbed, the inaugural Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival will feature Dragonforce and Mastodon on the main stage. The trek,…

  13. Shiny Toy Guns

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Ghosts? Which room?" we ask as she darts a look to me and pushes Carah Faye’s room key towards me. "This one." Tonight suddenly became a different sort of interesting. 7 december. 1000hrs. seattle, Wash. looms on the morning horizon, a short drive from our gig in Spokane…

  14. The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Emery Set For Take Action! Tour

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Emery and A Static Lullaby are confirmed to perform during this year's Take Action! Tour. The trek kicks off Feb. 1 at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C., and runs through l The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Emery and A Static Lullaby are confirmed to perform during…

  15. Spector's Attorney Says He'll Be Cleared

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Ending weeks of silence, an attorney for Phil Spector said yesterday (March 11) the music producer will be cleared in the death of an actress found shot to death at his mansion. Ending weeks of silence, an attorney for Phil Spector said yesterday (March 11) the music producer will be cleared…

  16. Broken Silence

    July 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Foxy Brown has grown up a lot since her 1996 debut, Ill Na Na, and that maturity shows on her new set. Foxy Brown has grown up a lot since her 1996 debut, Ill Na Na, and that maturity shows on her new set. In the past five years, the 21-year-old rapper has survived a world of drugs, suicide…