1. Rolling Stones Face Fine for Keeping London Up So Late

    November 27, 2012 9:35 AM EST The ageless rebels in the Rolling Stones played past their curfew on Sunday at London's 02 Arena and now face a stiff fine from stodgy city officials. Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ron were supposed to cap their first 50th Anniversary show at 10:30 p.m., but instead kept on rocking until…

  2. Rolling Stones Bringing Party to Brooklyn

    November 12, 2012 2:15 PM EST As exclusively reported by Billboard back in August, the Rolling Stones will play a date at Brooklyn's Barclays Center next month -- and it's the opening U.S. date of the group's "50 and Counting" celebration. The show will take place on Saturday, December 8, with…

  3. Robert Wilson of the Gap Band Dies at 53

    August 16, 2010 12:09 PM EDT Robert Wilson, a member of R&B/funk group the Gap Band , died at the age of 53 on Sunday (Aug. 15). Wilson, known as the "Godfather of Bass Guitar," suffered a heart attack in his Palmdale, Ca. home. Wilson formed the Gap Band with brothers Charlie and Ronnie in the early 1970s,…

  4. Punks Prevail In 'Live Freaky! Die Freaky!'

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Members of Green Day, Rancid, X, Blink 182, A.F.I., and more lend their voices and likeness to the forthcoming animated/puppetry film "Live Freaky! Die Freaky!" The Hellcat Pictures film was written a Members of Green Day, Rancid, X, Blink 182, A.F.I., and more lend their voices and…

  5. Susan Tedeschi Disc Worth The 'Wait'

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Susan Tedeschi's Tone-Cool label debut "Just Won't Burn" earned the budding blues artist a surprise Grammy Award nomination in 2000 for best new artist -- not to mention non-stop comparisons with Bonnie Raitt and Janis Joplin.…

  6. Billboard Bits: Mos Def, Apples, Rockin' Roadhouse

    June 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Mos Def, Apples, Rockin' Roadhouse Rapper Mos Def and actor Franky G. and have been added to the cast of Paramount Pictures' "The Italian Job," a remake of the 1969 Paramount release of the same name that starred Michael Caine and Benny Hill. This reinvention of…