1. Go on a Video Tour of Dimebag Darrell's House & Guitar Collection

    February 13, 2015 11:45 AM EST December 8, 2014 marked the 10-year anniversary of "Dimebag" Darrell's tragic death. Billboard paid homage to the great Pantera and Damageplan guitarist, and now Guitar World presents a unique look into his Texas home. Check out the video below for a tour of Darrell Lance…

  2. Drake's 'If You're Reading This It's Too Late' & 14 Other Unexpected Album Releases

    February 13, 2015 11:40 AM EST From David Bowie to Beyonce, see who else dropped LPs without a ton of warning. Over the past half-decade, artists have dropped full-lengths with zero, or very little, advance notice, shocking their fans and setting forth some unexpected listening delights. Check out 15 instances of…

  3. Billboard Cover Sneak Peek: 5 Reasons Imagine Dragons Aren't Your Typical Rock Stars

    February 12, 2015 8:00 PM EST " alt="" width="510"> Billboard's latest cover stars Imagine Dragons aren't your typical rock band for a lot of reasons. For starters, they're really, really successful. They're one of only two rock bands with at least three top 40 hits since…

  4. Mike Rutherford on 'Living Years' Memoir & Bringing Genesis Back Together

    February 12, 2015 6:48 PM EST The death of Genesis co-founder Mike Rutherford's father inspired "The Living Years," the biggest hit by his other band, Mike + the Mechanics . But Crawford Rutherford's life is what prompted his son to write The Living Years: The First Genesis Memoir , which was just…

  5. Visage Singer Steve Strange Dies at 55

    February 12, 2015 5:00 PM EST Steve Strange, the Welsh lead singer of '80s outfit Visage, has died of a heart attack at 55, according to the BBC. He passed away in his sleep at a hospital in Egypt.  "His family, band members and friends are all distraught at this sudden news of his untimely death," a rep…

  6. Florence + the Machine Shares New Song/Music Video, Announces New Album Details

    February 12, 2015 3:30 PM EST New album 'How Big How Blue How Beautiful' is out June 2 on Republic. New music from Florence + the Machine is here. After teasing us with a nearly instrumental track earlier this week, on Thursday (Feb. 12), Florence Welch announced plans for her third studio album and…

  7. Dave Grohl Named Ambassador for Record Store Day 2015

    February 12, 2015 12:37 AM EST Dave Grohl has been tapped as ambassador for 2015 Record Store Day.  In his first assignment ahead of this year's April 18 RSD, the Foo Fighters frontman presented a persuasive argument for supporting record stores and the vinyl format.  With a post on YouTube, Grohl takes a trip down…

  8. Suge Knight Lawyer Says Video Shows 'Ambush' of Rap Mogul

    February 11, 2015 6:48 PM EST The lawyer for Marion "Suge" Knight says a video of a confrontation that ended in a fatal hit-and-run appears to show the former rap mogul was ambushed. Attorney David Kenner says he briefly reviewed the video obtained from a Compton burger stand. The Jan. 29 confrontation left one…

  9. Whitney Houston's Mother Visits Bobbi Kristina Brown

    February 11, 2015 3:23 PM EST Whitney Houston 's mother on Wednesday (Feb. 11) visited the Atlanta hospital where the late singer's daughter is being treated after she was found unresponsive at her home. Cissy Houston arrived at Emory University Hospital around 1:30 p.m. on the third anniversary of Whitney…

  10. Cocaine Found Near Body of Ultra Festival Founder Alex Omes

    February 11, 2015 10:00 AM EST Alejandro "Alex" Omes, who helped found the Ultra Music Festival in Miami, was discovered dead last month in his apartment. Miami's Local10 News reported this week that according to a police report from the Miami PD, "1 clear plastic baggie with suspicious cocaine residue…

  11. Bobbi Kristina's Neighbors Called Cops a Week Before She Was Found in Tub

    February 11, 2015 3:06 AM EST One of Bobbi Kristina Brown's neighbors reported a domestic dispute at her address the week before she was found face-down in a bathtub, according to a 911 call released Tuesday. In the call, made on Jan. 23, a man who identified himself as a security guard at the gated community…

  12. Kevin Costner on Bobbi Kristina: 'I Hope That God Opens Her Eyes And Lets Her Breathe'

    February 10, 2015 6:51 PM EST Actor Kevin Costner was a close friend of Whitney Houston 's since before the two shared the spotlight in the popular film The Bodyguard . So much so, he delivered an impassioned eulogy at the late-singer's funeral. And now, watching Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown…

  13. Brown Family Releases Bobbi Kristina Statement

    February 10, 2015 1:32 PM EST While conflicting reports continue to swirl online regarding the status of Bobbi Kristina, the Brown family has finally released an official statement on  Whitney Houston  and  Bobby Brown 's hospitalized daughter. Bobbi Kristina Vigil Draws Crowd in Atlanta Although they don't…

  14. Suge Knight Will Stay in Jail

    February 09, 2015 10:39 PM EST Marion "Suge" Knight will remain behind bars for the next six weeks in a murder case while lawyers prepare for a hearing that prosecutors said Monday could include evidence of other crimes. Knight is currently charged with murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run after he struck two…

  15. Police Reportedly Investigating Injuries on Bobbi Kristina's Face, Mouth

    February 09, 2015 9:56 PM EST New reports are surfacing relating to the relationship between  Whitney Houston  and Bobby Brown 's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown and her supposed husband Nick Gordon, suggesting there were issues of jealousy and possible foul play.  Police Reportedly Investigating Foul Play in Bobbi…

  16. Grammys 'In Memoriam': GWAR Singer & More Left Out, Jimmy Scott Widow 'Heartbroken' Over Snub

    February 09, 2015 8:36 PM EST Count Tangerine Dream 's Edgar Froese, Stooges drummer Scott Asheton, Memphis guitarist Teenie Hodges and former Grateful Dead manager Rock Scully among the many music luminaries omitted from the Grammys ' "in memoriam" segment Sunday. 2015 Grammys The omissions that…

  17. Chart Highlights: Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran & More Score New No. 1s

    February 09, 2015 6:25 PM EST Swift's 'Blank Space' crowns AC, while Sheeran's 'Thinking Out Loud' tops Adult Pop Songs. Plus, new leaders for Lillywood & Robin Schulz, Nicki Minaj, Imagine Dragons and more. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every…

  18. Teen Dies After Suspected Drug Overdose at Sydney EDM Festival

    February 09, 2015 5:34 AM EST One teenager has died and five others were hospitalized from suspected drug overdoses at Sydney's A State of Trance festival on the weekend. The 19-year-old, identified as Tolga Toksoz , collapsed during the event at Olympic Park in West Sydney on Saturday. According to reports, he was…

  19. Joe Mauldin, Bass Player for Buddy Holly & The Crickets, Dies at 74

    February 09, 2015 2:34 AM EST Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Joe B. Mauldin , a bass player for Buddy Holly and The Crickets , has died after a battle with cancer. He was 74. The Tennessean reports Mauldin passed away Saturday morning in Nashville, his adopted hometown of more than 30 years. Mauldin's manager, Burt…

  20. First 'Straight Outta Compton' Trailer Hits the Web: Watch

    February 09, 2015 1:33 AM EST The first trailer for Straight Outta Compton is here. The look at the N.W.A. biopic features an intro from executive producers (and subjects of the film) Dr. Dre and Ice Cube , who drive around their old neighborhood. Suge Knight Pleads Not Guilty to Murder, Attempted Murder Charges A…

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