1. Slipknot's Corey Taylor Robbed of Music Gear, Late Bassist's Guitars Stolen

    July 10, 2013 12:10 AM EDT The lead singer of the heavy metal band Slipknot says musical equipment worth $36,000 has been stolen from his home and storage units in Iowa. The Des Moines Register says Corey Taylor told police two guitars that had belonged to Slipknot bassist Paul Gray, who died in May 2010 , were among…

  2. Lamb of God's Randy Blythe to Pen Memoir

    July 03, 2013 9:02 AM EDT Blythe's untitled book will center on his involvement in a fan's death in the Czech Republic Lamb of God frontman Randy Blythe is prepping the release of his upcoming memoir, which has been picked up by Da Capo Press and scheduled to hit bookstore shelves in the spring of 2014.…

  3. P!nk Finds 'True Love' With Family In New Video: Watch

    July 01, 2013 12:56 PM EDT Anyone who is a P!nk super-fan -- or, you know, has seen her incredible VH1 "Behind The Music" episode -- knows that her 2008 music video for "So What," which featured a cameo from her then-estranged husband Carey Hart, actually helped the two rekindle their romance.…

  4. Toad the Wet Sprocket Caught Off Guard By Fan Support for New Album

    June 19, 2013 1:11 PM EDT When Toad the Wet Sprocket made the decision to bring "New Constellation", their first set of fresh material in 16 years, to Kickstarter they had set a cost limit of $50,000 and promised investors they'd get to hear the album the moment the band reached their goal.…

  5. Eve 6's Max Collins, 'World on Fire': Exclusive Song Premiere

    June 12, 2013 10:00 AM EDT It's been a decade and a half since Max Collins mined FM gold by singing of watching his tender heart get put into a blender and spun into a beautiful oblivion on Eve 6's breakout smash "Inside Out." Now, not even a year after the band's return from a lengthy…

  6. Movement Detroit Day 3: And Then The Rain Fell

    May 28, 2013 5:20 PM EDT Soaked revelers cap the festival with a grand set from Detroit legends Derrick May and Kevin Saunderson. And on the third day of Movement 2013, it rained. The trickle started early in the day and gained momentum as the hours wore on, which drove a significant portion of the audience away…

  7. Judas Priest at 40: Rob Halford Talks 'Epitaph' in Very Metal Video Q&A

    May 28, 2013 2:00 PM EDT "I first saw Judas Priest at the Birmingham College of Food and Art," remembers singer Rob Halford in reference to his earliest encounter with the band he would help bring to the world stage as one of the greatest heavy metal groups ever assembled, back in their embryonic…

  8. Chiller Theatre 2013: A Video Diary

    May 28, 2013 10:05 AM EDT Chart Beat chats with Cheap Trick's Robin Zander, Debbie Gibson, the Monkees' Peter Tork and other beloved entertainers at the music, movie and TV star convention "People don't want to meet you. They want you to meet them." At the Chiller Theatre fan convention,…

  9. Movement Day 2: Masters At Work Closes Out A Chilly Night with Warm House

    May 27, 2013 1:41 PM EDT Samo Sound Boy, Mala, Berghain residents also highlight the day Movement has been raging in downtown Detroit for over two days, and by now it's clear that the EDM boom has transformed the four-day event. When it debuted in 2000, the fest -- then called the Detroit Electronic Music…

  10. Movement Detroit Day 1: Nicole Moudaber, Richie Hawtin & Terrence Parker Bring the Beats

    May 26, 2013 1:00 PM EDT Nicole Moudaber, Richie Hawtin & Terrence Parker highlight Movement Detroit, the country's most music-focused dance fest. But for many in the crowd, the festival itself is the thing. "She was definitely on acid. Because, you know, when you're rolling [on ecstasy], you&…

  11. Wale Previews 'The Gifted' Album In NYC: First Listen

    May 23, 2013 2:13 PM EDT The rapper's third studio album will feature Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross and more. Maybach Music Group rhymer, Wale, has finished recording the follow-up to his breakout 2011 effort “Ambition," titled,"The Gifted." While Wale's third studio album, due June 25,…

  12. Ghostface Killah and Adrian Younge's Hamstrung Hip-Hopera in NYC: Live Review

    May 14, 2013 3:13 PM EDT Two negotiations defined the performance of Ghostface Killah with Adrian Younge at New York’s Gramercy Theater on Monday night (May 13). One was between the performers and the audience, and the other was between the two men themselves. Ghostface and Younge are touring in support of their…

  13. Slayer's Jeff Hanneman Remembered at Golden Gods Awards Ceremony

    May 03, 2013 4:10 PM EDT The death of Slayer's Jeff Hanneman was announced just hours before Revolver Magazine's 2013 Golden Gods Awards, so it certainly cast a somber pall over the proceedings. But just as with the tragic deaths of "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, Ronnie James Dio, Slipknot's…

  14. Youngblood Hawke's Debut Album Was 'A Cathartic Experience'

    April 29, 2013 3:09 PM EDT "Wake Up," out April 30, was recorded after a bitter band break-up. Forming a new band wasn't exactly top of mind for Youngblood Hawke principals Sam Martin and Simon Katz after their acrimonious departure from Iglu & Hartly in 2011. "If anything, we were kind of…

  15. Joe Bonamassa Taps Quieter Side with 'Acoustic Evening' Live Album

    March 18, 2013 10:54 PM EDT "This is the first time I ever decided to do a full-on, whole-hog acoustic show," Bonamassa says of the surprising DVD and live CD. We've grown used to seeing Joe Bonamassa with an electric guitar in his hands since he was a teen prodigy. But he his new CD and DVD -- "An…

  16. Sound City Players Make Glorious Noise at SXSW in Final Show... For Now

    March 15, 2013 10:02 AM EDT John Fogerty, Stevie Nicks, Corey Taylor and a pair of Ricks join Dave Grohl in Austin If Dave Grohl's Sound City Players truly played its final show Thursday night at South By Southwest, the all-star ensemble certainly went out with a bang. The nearly three-and-a-half hour epic --…

  17. Justin Timberlake vs. JC Chasez: Why *N SYNC Only Spawned One Superstar

    March 14, 2013 5:30 PM EDT Billboard.com's Pop Shop examines the solo career of *N SYNC's other vocal star. In February 2004, the National Football League had a tough call to make. The cold reality of Super Bowl XXVIII's "Nipplegate" -- you know, when budding pop superstar Justin…

  18. John Fogerty, Dave Grohl's Sound City Players Rock 'Kimmel': Watch

    March 06, 2013 11:00 AM EST Roughly a week before Dave Grohl and his Sound City players hit South By Southwest , the supergroup accompanied John Fogerty on a scorching rendition of "Fortunate Son" on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Tuesday night (Mar. 5). The all-star troupe took over Hollywood Boulevard…

  19. Dave Grohl's 'Sound City Players' Head to SXSW

    March 04, 2013 4:00 PM EST Presented by Citi Private Pass, the "Sound City Players at SXSW" show will feature John Fogerty, Stevie Nicks, Rick Nielsen, Rick Springfield and more Dave Grohl isn't just delivering a keynote at South By Southwest on March 14. The rocker is bringing an all-star concert…

  20. 'SNL' Rocked by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Mysterious Daft Punk Ad

    March 03, 2013 10:51 AM EST Those watching last night’s (March 2) episode of “Saturday Night Live” got an unexpected treat in the form of a 15-second, blink-and-you’ll-miss-it ad by French dance duo Daft Punk. The brief trailer, featuring a sparkling Daft Punk logo and the pair’s famous robot masks, was soundtracked…

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