1. Muse To Play South By Southwest

    March 09, 2010 5:24 PM EST Arena prog rockers Muse will perform a club show at Stubb's in Austin, TX as part of the South by Southwest Music Festival, Billboard has learned. Although the band's label representatives at Warner Music say that no show is confirmed, multiple Billboard sources have confirmed the…

  2. POTW Feb. 26: Black Eyed Peas, Whitney Houston, Lady Gaga, Ke$ha

    February 26, 2010 3:18 PM EST Courtney Love , Lily Allen , Ke$ha and more of music's controversial stars strutted their stuff on the red carpet at the NME Awards in London, while Lil Kim and Ashanti made sure they weren't tardy for Juelz Santana 's birthday party in New York City. From performance shots of…

  3. Billboard Bits: Lady Gaga, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Greg Dulli and More

    February 18, 2010 7:05 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Lady Gaga wants to put jimmy hats on her fans' little monsters as she joins with fashion designer Jeremy Scott to promote his Proper Attire line of prophylactics. "It's not…

  4. Kurt Cobain Biopic Moving Ahead

    February 18, 2010 11:24 AM EST The rookie director of the Oscar-nominated drama "The Messenger" is in negotiations to rework the screenplay for Universal Pictures' untitled Kurt Cobain project. Oren Moverman is also set to direct the film about the late frontman of grunge group Nirvana . Screenwriter David…

  5. Billboard Bits: Kings of Convenience, Travis Barker, Courtney Love and More

    February 12, 2010 6:17 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. Film director Jim Jarmusch has signed on as curator for a day of the New York edition of All Tomorrow's Parties festival in upstate New York this coming Labor Day weekend. Sonic Youth, the…

  6. Musicians Mourn Designer Alexander McQueen

    February 11, 2010 7:15 PM EST The death of visionary designer Alexander McQueen , who was found dead at his London home on Thursday (Feb 11), sent ripples not only through the fashion industry, but the music world as well. Many celebrities, including Katy Perry , Estelle , Jordin Sparks and more took to Twitter to mourn…

  7. Billboard Bits: Mary J. Blige, Aerosmith, Francis Bean Cobain, Mars Volta and More

    February 04, 2010 5:56 PM EST Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. The Flaming Lips , Hot Chip and LCD Soundsystem are among the recently announced headliners for the Bestival, the annual September gathering that marks the unofficial end of the summer festival…

  8. Michael Jackson's Kids Get Allowance Bump, Courtney Love Suing In-Laws

    January 15, 2010 4:27 PM EST In Friday's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Michael Jackson 's children Prince, Paris and Blanket have had their monthly allowance raised--from $60,000--after estate guardians and lawyers apparently underestimated their monthly expenses. Courtney Love is suing…

  9. Courtney Love Lashes Out, Kid Cudi Bails on Gaga Tour

    December 17, 2009 6:20 PM EST In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, Courtney Love has taken to Facebook to trash her daughter Frances Bean for requesting that her mother's custody rights be taken from her. We can't imagine why Frances could possibly have wanted to move out. Lady…

  10. Courtney Love Loses Guardianship Of Daughter To Cobain's Mother

    December 14, 2009 5:38 PM EST The only daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love has been placed in a temporary guardianship, court records show. A Los Angeles Superior Court commissioner granted control over 17-year-old Frances Bean Cobain, who turns 18 next August, to Kurt Cobain's mother Wendy O'Connor and…

  11. Photos of the Week: Lady Gaga, Marilyn Manson, Jennifer Lopez

    December 11, 2009 5:29 PM EST L ady Gaga bowed down before the Queen, Marilyn Manson put on a light show and Jennifer Lopez toyed with gravity (again). Courtney Love rubbed noses with Michael Stipe , and Elton John high-fived Serena Williams after a showdown on the tennis courts. It all happened this week, and we've…

  12. No Doubt Sues Activision Over 'Band Hero'

    November 05, 2009 7:47 AM EST No Doubt has sued video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc over the use of their likeness on its new "Band Hero" product, accusing the company of turning the rockers into a virtual karaoke act. No Doubt and Activision had a contract allowing the company to use the band members…

  13. U2, Scarlett Johannson, Courtney Love Set For AIDS Charity Concert

    September 15, 2009 3:48 PM EDT U2 will take time away from its "360 Tour" to join fellow musicians Laurie Anderson , Rufus Wainwright , Antony Hegarty , Scarlett Johannson , and Courtney Love for a (RED) Campaign benefit concert on October 4 at New York's Carnegie Hall. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday,…

  14. Courtney Love Fights Guitar Hero, Chickenfoot Crosses Country

    September 11, 2009 5:08 PM EDT In this Friday edition of the Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard, Guitar Hero endures the Twitter-wrath of Courtney Love , viewers flock to "Glee," and Chickenfoot crosses the country. Although late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain is a playable avatar in the new Guitar…

  15. Nirvana Members Dismayed By 'Guitar Hero 5'

    September 11, 2009 10:00 AM EDT Kurt Cobain's appearance in the latest "Guitar Hero" video game is not hitting the right notes with the surviving members of Nirvana . Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl said in a joint statement that they were "dismayed and very disappointed" that an avatar of the late…

  16. March 18, 2009

    March 18, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Brenda Lee, Gene Pitney, Isaac Hayes, Ramones, Talking Heads and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers are inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 2001 – Four teenage girls are crushed to death in a shopping mall in Indonesia, when hundreds of fans panic while trying to catch a…

  17. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2004 - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's Hospital in New York of lung cancer. He is 48. 2001 - Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic file a countersuit against Courtney Love. The…

  18. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. 2000 - Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Canada's federal government, which…

  20. Manson Balancing Acting With Solo Work

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Garbage's Shirley Manson will return to the recording studio next month to lay down solo material she's been working on for the past several months. Garbage's Shirley Manson will return to the recording studio next month to lay down solo material she's been working on for…

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