1. Exclusive Book Excerpt: Marky Ramone Sets the Record Straight in 'Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone' Memoir

    January 06, 2015 12:36 PM EST Marky Ramone had one intention for his new memoir, Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life as a Ramone -- to set the record straight. "It was time to quell all the exaggerations from all the other books and tell what really happened," Ramone (nee Marc Bell), the sole surviving Rock…

  2. 7 Surprising Facts About Music Sales Last Year

    January 05, 2015 11:50 AM EST There are few certain things in the music business. While no one thought Taylor Swift 's 1989 was going to flop, it wasn't until just days ahead of its release that industry forecasters realized just how massive it was going to be. And who would have predicted that one of the year…

  3. Ellie Goulding's 'Burn' Ablaze with U.K. No. 1

    August 19, 2013 4:58 AM EDT British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding scored her first U.K. No. 1 single on Sunday (Aug. 18), debuting at the summit with “Burn” (Polydor/Universal). The Official Charts Company’s latest data also showed brothers Richard & Adam’s “The Impossible Dream” (Sony Music CG) starting a…

  4. Billboard Bits: Mariah, Collective Soul, Keith Jarrett

    December 11, 2008 2:50 PM EST Eighteen of Mariah Carey's best-known ballads have been compiled for an album appropriately titled "The Ballads." Due Jan. 20 via Columbia/Legacy, the project features such hits as "Hero," "One Sweet Day," "Vision of Love," "Always Be My Baby…

  5. Rock Acts Plug In For Katrina Benefits

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Used, Taking Back Sunday, Bad Religion and Rise Against are among the hard-hitting punk and rock acts confirmed for "Unite the United," an all-star concert event to benefit victims of Hurricane Ka The Used, Taking Back Sunday, Bad Religion and Rise Against are among the hard…

  6. Billboard Bits: Damien Rice, Death By Stereo, Blood Brothers

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stories on Damien Rice and the "Goldfish Memory" soundtrack, Death By Stereo album and tour and a Blood Brothers-led Anti-Inauguration concert. Damien Rice and Lisa Hannigan's reworked versions of songs by late bossa nova legend Antonio Carlos Jobim are featured on the…

  7. 'Offroad Fury3' Offers Slate Of Sony Sounds

    October 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Good Charlotte, Lostprophets, Coheed and Cambria and other Sony BMG Music affiliated artists will be found on the in-game soundtrack to "ATV Offroad Fury3." Exclusive to Sony's PlayStation 2 game plat Good Charlotte, Lostprophets, Coheed and Cambria and other Sony BMG Music…

  8. MTV2 Headbangers Ball Volume 2

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Last year's "Headbangers Ball" compilation served as a heavy metal primer for those looking to get acquainted with the current crop of metal. Last year's "Headbangers Ball" compilation served as a heavy metal primer for those looking to get acquainted with the…

  9. 'Headbanger's Ball' Spawns Second Compilation

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Heavy music is alive and well, thanks to tours like Ozzfest and the MTV2 series "Headbanger's Ball." Heavy music is alive and well, thanks to tours like Ozzfest and the MTV2 series "Headbanger's Ball." The latter is the source of a forthcoming two-disc…