1. AC/DC Recording With Brendan O'Brien

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC is recording its first studio album in eight years with producer Brendan O'Brien. No release date has yet been announced for the Columbia project. AC/DC is recording its first studio album in eight years with producer Brendan O'Brien. No release date has yet been announced for…

  2. Young, Mellencamp Star At Farm Aid's New York Debut

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit concert finally made its way to New York yesterday (Sept. 9). And if the gritty metropolis seemed like an unlikely place to celebrate family farmers and the After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit concert finally made its way to New York…

  3. Allman Bros., Crows, Haynes Join Farm Aid Bill

    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes and Montgomery Gentry have joined the lineup for this year's Farm Aid benefit, to be held Sept. 9 on Randalls Island in New York. The Allman Brothers Band, Counting Crows, Warren Haynes and Montgomery Gentry have joined the lineup…

  4. The Killers, Muse Lead Street Scene 2007 Lineup

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Killers, Muse and Panic! At the Disco lead the lineup for this year's Street Scene festival, to be held Sept. 22-23 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds in San Diego. Among the other acts confirmed to appea The Killers, Muse and Panic! At the Disco lead the lineup for this year's Street…

  5. The Charms

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Three years ago when I was Sylvain's beer frau (drink fetcher in case you don't do german) at a Boston club gig he did with his solo band, I didn't think that we'd end up on tour with the New York Dol This is the second month we've been on Little Steven's…

  6. The Rolling Rock And Roll Show

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Stay up to date on many of the bands playing the Rolling Rock And Roll Show with Billboard.com's cache of tour diaries. Stay up to date on many of the bands playing Little Steven's Underground Garage A Go-Go with Billboard.com's cache of tour diaries. Nov. 27: The Charms . That…

  7. The Garage Girls A Go-Go

    November 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Picking up after yourself on the tour bus is a wonderful thing. Twilla aka Twelvis, our Garage girl a gogo wrangler part Snow White part Cruella Deville had to whip us girls into shape. TRASH PICK IT UP! Not just a title of the famous NY Dolls song, but also this week's theme of Little…

  8. The Chesterfield Kings

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST So...we all decided that this would be a happening thing to do…and it WAS! We had organized (or at least we tried to organize) some guitar players v. bass players, and drummers vs. lead singers cont *Tuesday November 14th: Minneapolis, Minnesota. First Avenue. Arrived during the night. Spent…

  9. The Supersuckers

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eddie Spaghetti from the Supersuckers here. We're on this "Little Steven's Underground Garage Tour" and I thought I'd share a few notes I've jotted down with you. You can't wait to read my rambling no Eddie Spaghetti from the Supersuckers here. We're on…

  10. The Chesterfield Kings

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST The New York Dolls (New York), Supersuckers (Seattle), the Chesterfield Kings (Rochester, N.Y.), Davie Allen & the Arrows (Los Angeles), and the Charms (Boston) all converged on the West Coast to Sunday November 5th: Day One Departure from Rochester, NY. We left for San Diego, as did all…

  11. The Garage Girls A Go-Go

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST It was an eclectic mix of classic Dolls fan as well as new generation punks moshing in the crowds. So begins the 3rd leg of the tour. This month our traveling companions are the CHARMS which we will be ecstatic to see when we meet up with them in San Fran, the kick ass Supersuckers, the…

  12. New York Dolls Book First Major Tour In 30 Years

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The New York Dolls will kick off their first extended headlining tour in more than 30 years on Nov. 6 in San Diego. The Supersuckers will support on the outing, which runs through Dec. 2 in St. Louis. The New York Dolls will kick off their first extended headlining tour in more than 30 years…

  13. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, Vanessa Carlton, Don Caballero

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Pearl Jam, Vanessa Carlton, Don Caballero The first taste of music from the new Pearl Jam album , the single "World Wide Suicide," was digitally delivered by J Records this morning (Feb. 24) to U.S. rock radio outlets in the form of a 15-second chorus snippet. The full track…

  14. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, Gov't Mule, the 5 Browns

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Pearl Jam, Gov't Mule, the 5 Browns As Pearl Jam nears completion on its new studio album , the group has finalized the track list for its upcoming holiday single, sent annually to members of its Ten Club fan organization. This year's single will feature a live cover of the…

  15. Billboard Bits: Rhino/TBS, Ying Yang Twins, Disney Xmas

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Rhino/TBS, Ying Yang Twins, Disney Xmas Rhino has teamed with cable network TBS for a 16-track compilation of tunes with a light-hearted and/or comedic bent. "TBS Tunes: Fun Tracks Wisecracks" will arrive Jan. 10 and features songs from Devo, Fountains Of Wayne, Ween, They…

  16. Supersuckers Go With The Marketing Flow

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Fans of veteran indie band Supersuckers admire the group for offering tremendous live shows and albums and for living the rock'n'roll lifestyle to the hilt. But Supersuckers have at least one more distinguishing characteristic: They try…

  17. Rhino Boxes Up '90s Favorites

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade less than six years in the rearview mirror. Following a template that has generated several prior collections, Rhino is compiling a grandiose box set surveying a decade…

  18. Pearl Jam Salutes Retailers With Surprise Set

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam treated 120 independent music retailers visiting Seattle for the annual Coalition of Independent Music Stores convention to a private show Friday at the city's Easy Street Records store. Pearl Jam treated 120 independent music retailers visiting Seattle for the annual Coalition…

  19. Stars Come Out For Seattle Tsunami Benefit

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Some of the Seattle music scene's most esteemed acts raised more than $100,000 for tsunami relief efforts at a Friday benefit concert. Some of the Seattle music scene's most esteemed acts raised more than $100,000 for tsunami relief efforts at a Friday benefit concert. The K-ROCK…

  20. Voodoo Fest Conjures Major Music Stars

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Everyone from rapper 50 Cent to goth rocker Marilyn Manson to world-renowned DJ Paul Oakenfold will be on hand for New Orleans' fifth-annual Voodoo Music festival. More than 40 acts have been confirme Everyone from rapper 50 Cent to goth rocker Marilyn Manson to world-renowned DJ Paul…

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