1. 20 Hot Bonnaroo Moments Day 1: Pusha T Reigns, Banks Beams & Rob Ford's Head Floats

    June 13, 2014 4:22 AM EDT Bonnaroo 2014 kicked off in Manchester, Tenn. on Thursday afternoon (June 12) with a half-day's worth of music and general madness. As campers settled in, rising artists like Banks, Real Estate and MS MR welcomed the crowds to the fest with strong performances, and as always, lots of…

  2. Duff McKagan Reuniting With Guns N' Roses to 'Help Axl Out,' Says Tommy Stinson

    April 01, 2014 4:45 PM EDT GNR's former bassist is filling in on bass for five shows while Stinson tours with The Replacements. "I'm like, 'Thanks dude, for covering my ass on this one'" Re-joining Guns N' Roses for five shows in South America is just Duff McKagan's way…

  3. Bruce Springsteen Announces 'High Hopes' Single; New Album in January?

    November 18, 2013 6:38 PM EST Bruce Springsteen has announced he'll release a new single on Nov. 25. Titled "High Hopes," the vibrant song is actually a cover of a track by short-lived Los Angeles band The Havalinas, and fans will note that Springsteen included an earlier version on the 1996…

  4. Guns N' Roses, 'Appetite For Destruction' at 25: Classic Track-By-Track

    July 21, 2012 12:30 PM EDT Chart Article Guns N' Roses, 'Appetite For Destruction' At 25 Twenty-five years ago exactly, GNR welcomed the world to their jungle. Billboard.com takes a look back at each song on the band's classic debut. by Christa Titus Certified 18-times platinum and named the best…

  5. Rock Hall Inducts Guns N' Roses, Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys

    April 15, 2012 8:50 AM EDT Some of the key figures weren't there, but those who were present at the 27th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Saturday night delivered a heartfelt and epic celebration -- much to the delight of both the high rollers at the VIP tables and the 6,000 "real"…

  6. Axl Rose Not Attending Guns N' Roses' Rock Hall Induction

    April 11, 2012 5:55 PM EDT GN'R Singer Pens Open Letter To Explain 'Personal' Decision Fed up with "reunion lies" and looking to avoid awkward situations with ex-bandmates, Axl Rose has decided to not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Guns N' Roses this Saturday …

  7. All Original Guns N' Roses Members Will Be at Rock Hall Induction

    February 14, 2012 10:45 AM EST Keyboardist Dizzy Reed: "It's one of those things I'm sure will all come together and be really cool." Whether the group plays together or not remains to be seen, but it appears there will be some sort of reunion of Guns 'N Roses ' original lineup at the Rock and…

  8. Axl Rose Talks Guns N' Roses' Future, Rock Hall Nomination in Rare TV Interview

    November 14, 2011 8:49 PM EST Axl Rose's first television interview in years aired on VH1's "That Metal Show" on Friday, and the Guns N' Roses frontman did not disappoint. The lengthy discussion with Eddie Trunk touched on the band's U.S. tour, its post-"Chinese Democracy" recording…

  9. Rare Tim Buckley Recordings Unearthed

    July 14, 2009 4:39 PM EDT A rare performance from folk icon Tim Buckley will see the light later this summer, when the Tompkins Square label issues "Live at the Folklore Center, NYC - March 6, 1967" on August 25. The live recording adds to an assorted mix of posthumous releases from the Buckley camp that…

  10. Rare Tim Buckley Recordings Unearthed

    July 14, 2009 10:13 AM EDT A rare performance from folk icon Tim Buckley will see the light later this summer, when the Tompkins Square label issues "Live at the Folklore Center, NYC – March 6, 1967" on August 25. The live recording adds to an assorted mix of posthumous releases from the Buckley camp that…

  11. April 8, 2009

    April 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in mainland China with a gig in Shanghai. 2001 – Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, of the Buena Vista Social Club dies after performing at a concert in Basel, Switzerland. 2001 – Van Stephenson, a former member of the country group BlackHawk,…

  12. The Billboard Q&A: Axl Rose

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST It's been nine years since Axl Rose gave a substantial print interview. For all that time and more, he's been working on the album "Chinese Democracy," which finally arrived in late November. It was an arduous process, to say the least. Guns N' Roses haven't…

  13. Adler Holding Out Hope For Guns N' Roses Reunion

    July 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With the big "Appetite For Destruction" 20th anniversary show behind him, original Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler is looking forward to taking his Adler's Appetite band worldwide. But he's also ho With the big "Appetite For Destruction" 20th anniversary…

  14. Kanye, Kweli Join Nick Cannon's 'Stages'

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The new set is preceded by the singles "Dime Piece," featuring Cannon's artist Izzy Battle, and "It's Your Birthday." Nick Cannon has set Dec. 5 as the release date for his sophomore effort, "Stages," which, as previously reported , will be the first…

  15. Axl: New GNR Album Will Be Out This Year

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rock recluse Axl Rose made a surprise radio appearance to proclaim that Guns N' Roses' 10-years-in-the-making album, "Chinese Democracy," album will finally hit stores this fall. Rock recluse Axl Rose made a surprise radio appearance to proclaim that Guns N' Roses&…

  16. Cannon Crowns Motown Imprint With New CD

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nick Cannon has exited Jive Records and established his own imprint, Can I Ball, via Motown. Nick Cannon has exited Jive Records and established his own imprint, Can I Ball, via Motown. The first project as part of the deal will be his sophomore album, "Stages," due this spring. The…

  17. Billboard Bits: Prince, Mr. Cheeks, Fantasia

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Prince, Mr. Cheeks, Fantasia Prince has made a new track, "Silver Tongue," available exclusively via his online NPG Music Club Store. The cuts's lyrics were penned by Nikka Costa, whose own "Push & Pull" has been covered live by Prince in the past. Members…

  18. GNR Denied In Bid To Suppress Recordings

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose was denied a preliminary injunction Tuesday (July 6) in his attempt to suppress the release of recordings from an early version of the band, Hollywood Rose. Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose was denied a preliminary injunction Tuesday (July 6) in his…

  19. Lanegan Feels 'Relief' On New Solo Set

    June 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age vocalist (and former Screaming Trees member) Mark Lanegan tells Billboard.com the project's main criteria is more cathartic than anything else. When discussing his upcoming solo album , "Bubblegum," Queens Of The Stone Age vocalist (and former Screaming…

  20. Billboard Bits: Lifehouse, Ziggy Marley, Camp Freddy

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Lifehouse, Ziggy Marley, Camp Freddy Lifehouse will hit the road March 15 on its first U.S. tour since the September release of its sophomore album, "Stanley Climbfall" (DreamWorks). The trek will also be the band's first with guitarist Sean Woolstenhulme, a former…

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