1. Rancid To 'Let The Dominoes Fall' In June

    March 30, 2009 4:54 PM EDT Nineties punk mainstay Rancid has completed work on "Let the Dominoes Fall," the band's seventh album and first in six year. "Dominoes" is scheduled for June 2 release on Hellcat/Epitaph, and the band kicks off a national tour with Rise Against on June 4. "…

  2. Old 97's Rhett Miller Sets Fourth Solo Release

    March 10, 2009 11:22 AM EDT Old 97's frontman Rhett Miller is planning a June 9 release for his fourth solo album, a self-titled affair on Shout! Factory that he recorded during January and February in Dallas. "I like the idea of bouncing back and forth" between solo and band albums, Miller tells…

  3. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 09, 2008 12:00 AM EST Taylor Swift broadens her global reach on her sophomore album, T-Pain keeps the party going, the Flaming Lips complete their long-in-the-works Christmas movie and an "Idol" runner-up unveils his debut "American Idol" runner-up David Archuleta's self-titled debut (19…

  4. Billboard Bits: Bob Dylan, 'Gossip Girl,' Kinky

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan is for the first time endorsing a line of harmonicas. Made by Richmond, Va.-based Hohner USA, the harmonicas are called the Bob Dylan Signature Series and feature a machine stamp of Dylan's Bob Dylan is for the first time endorsing a line of harmonicas. Made by Richmond, Va.…

  5. Various Artists / July 13-19, 2008 / Montego Bay, Jamaica (Reggae Sumfest)

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A multi-platinum-selling rapper's appearance generated the most hype and Jamaican DJs' girls and gun exploits, as echoed throughout several performances on Dancehall Night, pulled the largest crowd. B A multi-platinum-selling rapper's appearance generated the most hype and…

  6. Smashing Pumpkins Plot August, November Shows

    July 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As expected, the Smashing Pumpkins will play a host of shows in the coming months in celebration of their 20th anniversary. According to the group's Web site, the Pumpkins will visit "mostly smaller-s As expected, the Smashing Pumpkins will play a host of shows in the coming months…

  7. The Right Stroke

    July 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. says he never really set out to record his solo debut, "Yours to Keep," which arrived in 2006 in England on Rough Trade, then hit American stores early last year v Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. says he never really set out to record his…

  8. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck and Danger Mouse make a lean and mean psychedelic opus, Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. presses on with his solo career and Imani Coppola gets back to pop with Little Jackie in this week's H A collaborative album from Wynton Marsalis and Willie Nelson, "Two Men With the…

  9. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she is nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban takes home the evening's top prize, video of the y 2006 - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the…

  10. Old 97's Ready 'Epic' New Album

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT There seems to be a pattern afoot with Old 97's. Every time the group makes a new album, it is quickly followed by a solo set from frontman Rhett Miller. There seems to be a pattern afoot with Old 97's. Every time the group makes a new album, it is quickly followed by a solo set…

  11. Timberlake Suits Up For Baseball Flick

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST The new star of the Corpus Christi Hooks minor league baseball team wants some playing tips. The new star of the Corpus Christi Hooks minor league baseball team wants some playing tips. Justin Timberlake will portray fictional Hooks player Carlton Garrett in the upcoming movie "The Open…

  12. This Day in Music

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Music legend Sly Stone makes his first major public appearance since his 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. 2006 - Music legend Sly Stone makes his first major public appearance since his 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

  13. Bragg Preaches 'Love And Justice'

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST Billy Bragg's first album under his own name in six years will double as his debut for Epitaph's Anti- imprint. "Mr. Love & Justice" is due April 22 and includes 12 new songs. Billy Bragg's first album under his own name in six years will double as his debut for…

  14. Mates Of State Get Busy On Fifth Album

    September 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mates Of State are eight songs deep into writing a new record, due in early 2008 via Barsuk. The as-yet-untitled effort will be the husband-wife duo's fifth set, and follow-up to 2006's "Bring It Back Mates Of State are eight songs deep into writing a new record, due in early…

  15. Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival / July 28, 2007 / Bridgeview, Ill. (Toyota Park)

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's a higher purpose to Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival, raising money for the legendary axeman's Crossroads Centre rehabilitation center in Antigua. But when the show actually hits the There's a higher purpose to Eric Clapton's Crossroads Guitar…

  16. Knievel, Kanye Trying To Settle Suit

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Evel Knievel and Kanye West think they can work it out. The iconic motorcycle daredevil and the 29-year-old rapper notified a federal judge yesterday (July 10) they will use a mediator to try to settl Evel Knievel and Kanye West think they can work it out. The iconic motorcycle daredevil and…

  17. Martin, Medeski Discuss Mago, MMW, Wood Bros.

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Crowds tonight (June 15) at the 2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival will be treated to a rare occurrence, as keyboardist John Medeski and drummer Billy Martin perform as Mago for only the second time ever. T Crowds tonight (June 15) at the 2007 Bonnaroo Music Festival will be treated to a rare…

  18. 21OnTV

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for May 21-27, 2007. MONDAY, May 21 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): The Jesus & Mary Chain (also scheduled: Rudolph Giuliani). "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Maroon 5 (also scheduled: Simon…

  19. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Boys, Money Mark, Doug E. Fresh. "…

  20. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the three awards for which she is nominated. Meanwhile, Keith Urban takes home the evening's top prize, video of the y 2006 - Carrie Underwood is the top winner at the CMT Music Awards, landing two of the…

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