1. Indie Stars Unite For AIDS Benefit Album

    December 15, 2008 12:01 PM EST Some of the biggest names in independent music have banded together to record exclusive songs for "Dark Was the Night," a double-disc album whose proceeds will benefit the Red Hot organization's work with AIDS research. In the works since 2006, the project is due Feb. 17 from…

  2. Billboard Bits: 'Juno,' Travis, 'Yes We Can'

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rhino will aim to extend the "Juno" phenomenon by combining the soundtrack and the subsequent collection "Juno B-Sides: Almost Adopted Songs" into a single, deluxe edition of the album. Rhino will aim to extend the "Juno" phenomenon by combining the soundtrack…

  3. Lineup Set For 2008 Bridge School Benefit

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The lineup has been unveiled for the 2008 Bridge School Benefit concert, to be held Oct. 25-26 at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif. School co-founder Neil Young anchors a bill that also The lineup has been unveiled for the 2008 Bridge School Benefit concert, to be held Oct. 25…

  4. Johnson Shines Through Rain At All Points West

    August 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The phenomenal weather seen Saturday at the inaugural All Points West Festival didn't carry over to the third and final day of the fest, as dark storm clouds rolled in and cast a dreary shadow over Ne The phenomenal weather seen Saturday at the inaugural All Points West Festival didn&…

  5. Radiohead Carries First Day Of Lollapalooza

    August 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead capped off a hot first day (Aug. 1) at the Lollapalooza music festival at Chicago's Grant Park, its set drawing heavily from its new "In Rainbows" and 1997's revered "OK Computer." A packed Radiohead capped off a hot first day (Aug. 1) at the…

  6. Lollapalooza 2008 Gets Underway In Chicago

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lollapalooza kicked off today (Aug. 1) in Chicago's Grant Park, with acts like the Raconteurs, Cat Power, Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks, Bloc Party, CSS and the Cool Kids setting the table for a sla Lollapalooza kicked off today (Aug. 1) in Chicago's Grant Park, with acts like the…

  7. The Lollalists

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A breezy overview of Lollapalooza 2008's artists, what they have in common and what they don't. A breezy overview of Lollapalooza 2008's artists, what they have in common and what they don't. THE HEADLINERS RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE Studio album sales: 10.1 million Best…

  8. Lollapalooza 2008 Artists

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Check out performance times, news, reviews, chart data, tour dates and features from Lollapalooza 2008 performers. This complete list of the artists performing at Lollapalooza 2008 includes performance times, news, reviews, chart data, tour dates. Click on a name to view Billboard's full…

  9. Metallica, My Morning Jacket Sizzle On Bonnaroo Day One

    June 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In its first major U.S. outdoor festival date in several years, Metallica ran through a blistering, two-hour set Friday (June 13) to headline the first official day of music at the seventh Bonnaroo mu In its first major U.S. outdoor festival date in several years, Metallica ran through a…

  10. Billboard Bits: Frank Zappa, Newport Folk Festival, Joseph Arthur

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Frank Zappa concert becomes a 2-CD live album, Trey Anastasio leads additions to Newport Folk Fest lineup, and Joseph Arthur releases ongoing free album project. Frank Zappa Concert Becomes 2-CD Live Album A previously unreleased 1972 concert is the latest release from the Frank Zappa…

  11. New Beck Album Due This Summer

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck will return this summer with an as-yet untitled 10-song set produced by Danger Mouse. Beck will return this summer with an as-yet untitled 10-song set produced by Danger Mouse. The album will be released on Interscope in North America and on XL Records in the rest of the world, although…

  12. Dylan, Stooges, Chuck Berry Join Virgin Fest Bill

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan, Iggy & the Stooges, Paramore, Chuck Berry (backed by the Silver Beats), the Black Keys and Wilco will join previously announced headliners Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Nine I Bob Dylan, Iggy & the Stooges, Paramore, Chuck Berry (backed by the Silver Beats), the…

  13. Alice Cooper Receives MusiCares MAP Fund Award

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After 26 years of sobriety, rocker Alice Cooper has some advice to pass along to the younger generation: "I don't think you need to die for your art." After 26 years of sobriety, rocker Alice Cooper has some advice to pass along to the younger generation: "I don't…

  14. Buffett, Crowes Sign On For Newport Folk Fest

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Buffett, the Black Crowes, Cat Power and Jakob Dylan are among the artists performing at this year's Newport Folk Festival, to be held Aug. 1-3 at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, R.I. Jimmy Buffett, the Black Crowes, Cat Power and Jakob Dylan are among the artists performing at…

  15. Radiohead, Rage, NIN, Kanye Set For Lollapalooza

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After being leaked by a Chicago newspaper on Friday, the lineup for the 2008 Lollapalooza festival is now official. Radiohead, Rage Against The Machine, Nine Inch Nails, Kanye West and Wilco lead the After being leaked by a Chicago newspaper on Friday, the lineup for the 2008 Lollapalooza…

  16. Aphex Twin, Goldfrapp, Tankian Join Coachella Lineup

    March 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Aphex Twin, Goldfrapp, Kate Nash, Serj Tankian, Redd Kross and Adele have joined the lineup for the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 25-27 at Empire Polo Field in Indi Aphex Twin, Goldfrapp, Kate Nash, Serj Tankian, Redd Kross and Adele have joined the lineup…

  17. Radiohead, Johnson Headlining All Points West

    February 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST As expected, Radiohead and Jack Johnson will headline the first All Points West Music & Arts Festival, to be held Aug. 8-10 at Liberty State Park, just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan As expected , Radiohead and Jack Johnson will headline the first All Points West Music &…

  18. Feist's 'The Reminder' Wins 2007 Shortlist Prize

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Feist's "The Reminder" (Cherry Tree/Interscope) has won the 2007 Shortlist Prize, which recognizes albums released between January and November 2007 that have yet to be certified gold by the Recording Feist's "The Reminder" (Cherry Tree/Interscope) has won the…

  19. 'Juno' Unseats Keys From Atop Album Chart

    January 30, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Rhino soundtrack to "Juno" becomes the label's first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, moving up 2-1 with a 13% increase to 65,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's The Rhino soundtrack to "Juno" becomes the label's first…

  20. Scouting For Girls, Basshunter Lead U.K. Charts

    January 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Scouting For Girls retained the No. 1 spot on the new U.K. album chart with their self-titled Epic debut, while "Now You're Gone" (Hard2Beat) by Basshunter featuring DJ Mental Theos did the same on th Scouting For Girls retained the No. 1 spot on the new U.K. album chart with…

Pages