1. HBO's 'Vinyl' Series Soundtrack to Feature Otis Redding, Sturgill Simpson, David Johansen & Others: Exclusive

    January 15, 2016 8:00 AM EST Two days before Vinyl , the highly anticipated new HBO series from executive producers Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and Terence Winter bows on Feb. 14, Atlantic Records and Warner Bros. Records will release Vinyl: Music From the HBO Original Series  - Volume 1 and the music will keep coming…

  2. William Shatner Gathers Stellar Line-up for Prog-Rock Set 'Ponder the Mystery'

    October 03, 2013 2:09 AM EDT William Shatner, 82, who startled Star Trek fans by recording tunes like "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" on his 1968 debut "The Transformed Man," will release a new album -- his fifth -- on Oct. 8. “Ponder the Mystery,” a prog-rock effort with Billy Sherwood of Yes,…

  3. Johnny Winter Eying All-Star Guitarists for 'Roots' Sequel

    August 03, 2012 7:16 PM EDT Johnny Winter plans on staying true to his "Roots" for his next album. After scoring raves for last year's "Roots" albums, which featured 11 blues staples recorded with guests such as Winter's younger brother Edgar along with Derek Trucks, Blues Traveler's…

  4. House Band: Martha's Trouble Makes Itself at (Fans') Home(s)

    November 01, 2011 1:05 PM EDT How does an indie folk band expand its fanbase in 2011? Catchy hooks, hard work and a unique tour. Plus, a little help from Starship. An A&T commercial on TV of late finds a less-than-enthusiastic contest winner scoring "an entire day with '70s rocker Edgar Winter," as she&…

  5. Johnny Winter Honors 'Big Influences' on 'Roots,' out in September

    July 01, 2011 1:25 PM EDT Blues guitarist and singer Johnny Winter will pay tribute his blues heroes and, for the first time in his 42-year recording career, enlist the assistance of established younger artists on "Roots," his first album for Megaforce. The release date is Sept. 27. Sonny Landreth , Vince…

  6. Ringo Starr Says 'Y Not' For New Album, Tour

    January 11, 2010 5:00 AM EST R ingo Starr says that "a lot of luck went into" his new album, "Y Not," particularly in assembling the all-star cast that co-wrote songs with him and play on the album. "People just came out and supported me 'cause I was doing it," Starr tells Billboard.com…

  7. Slash Exercises Freedom With Solo Album

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A solo album or the third Velvet Revolver album -- or possibly both -- are on Slash's docket for 2009. The guitarist tells Billboard.com that he's "at the very tail end of the demo phase" for the solo A solo album or the third Velvet Revolver album -- or possibly both --…

  8. Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band / June 16, 2006 / Independence Township, Michigan (DTE Energy Music Theatre)

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ringo Starr likes to call his All-Starr Band outings "the 1-800 tour" -- aka, Dial-a Hit. And there are hits aplenty in Starr's latest ensemble of All-Starrs. Indeed, the third show of the troupe's ne Ringo Starr likes to call his All-Starr Band outings "the 1-800…

  9. 25OnTV

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 19-25, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 19 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured artist(s): Dwight Yoakam. "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Corinne Bailey Rae (also scheduled: Nicole Richie). "Today," NBC Featured artist(s):…

  10. Phish's Brooklyn Bash Heading To CD/DVD

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The audio version includes the entire performance, ranging from fan favorites like "The Divided Sky," "Axilla" and "Suzy Greenberg" to covers of Edgar Winter's "Frankenstein" and "Also Sprach Zarathus As tipped here last year, Phish's…

  11. Ringo Readies Ninth All Starr Tour

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ringo Starr will embark on his ninth All Starr tour this summer with a band featuring pop vocalist Richard Marx, guitarist Billy Squier and the Zombies' Rod Argent. Ringo Starr will embark on his ninth All Starr tour this summer with a band featuring pop vocalist Richard Marx, guitarist…

  12. All-Stars To Celebrate Les Paul In L.A.

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Aerosmith's Joe Perry, Merle Haggard, Buddy Guy and Alison Krauss are among the guests who will join Les Paul Feb. 7 in Los Angeles for a celebration of the guitar legend's 90th birthday. Aerosmith's Joe Perry, Merle Haggard, Buddy Guy and Alison Krauss are among the guests who…

  13. Phish Commits New Year's 1995 To Disc

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Phish's Dec. 31, 1995, New Year's show at New York's Madison Square Garden is headed to the marketplace Dec. 20 as a three-CD set via Rhino. Phish's Dec. 31, 1995, New Year's show at New York's Madison Square Garden is headed to the marketplace Dec. 20 as a three…

  14. Lineup Set For 10th Music Midtown

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Atlanta's famed Music Midtown festival has revealed the lineup for its 10th anniversary edition. The 120 acts will include such luminaries as Aimee Mann, Bob Dylan, Ben Harper, Buddy Guy, Crosby, Stil Atlanta's famed Music Midtown festival has revealed the lineup for its 10th…

  15. Classic Rockers Raise Funds For Sept. 11 Victims

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Classic rock veterans will join together again to stage a pair of concerts to benefit victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Classic rock veterans will join together again to stage a pair of concerts to benefit victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S., Billboard…