1. Hear Todd Rundgren Sing the 'Squidbillies' Theme Song (Exclusive)

    October 03, 2014 7:45 PM EDT With Adult Swim's Squidbillies back for its eighth season, a list of notable musicians are lending their talent to the animated series' theme song. After Dwight Yoakum gave it a real nice honky tonk rendition last week, now Todd Rundgren has his go, delivering a demented, glitched…

  2. Top 20 Tweets of the Week: 10/23/10

    October 23, 2010 10:00 AM EDT Here's our round-up of singers', rockers' and rappers' 20 coolest and funnest tweets from the past seven days. Be sure to tag @billboarddotcom to your favorite music retweets (and don't forget to follow us !) @kanyewest : I have decided to become the best rapper of…

  3. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Oasis rocks from its soul, Bob Dylan empties the vault and Rachael Yamagata offers two for the price of one in this week's Hot Product. The long-awaited release of "The Clash at Shea" (Legacy), chronicling a 1982 opening set for the Who in New York. The latest release from the…

  4. Lambchop's Wagner Scales Back With 'Oh (ohio)'

    August 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT For Lambchop mainman Kurt Wagner, the group's 10th album, "Oh (ohio)," marks a big change for the Nashville country-soul outfit. For Lambchop mainman Kurt Wagner, the group's 10th album, "Oh (ohio)," marks a big change for the Nashville country-soul outfit. "…

  5. Billboard Bits: James/Oberst/Ward, Lambchop, ARIA Hall of Fame

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, Bright Eyes leader Conor Oberst and singer/songwriter M. Ward are planning to release a collaborative album. My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James, Bright Eyes leader Conor Oberst and singer/songwriter M. Ward are planning to release a collaborative album.…

  6. Billboard Bits: Bamboozle, The Clientele, J.R. Rotem

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST My Chemical Romance and Linkin Park are the first bands confirmed for the 2007 Bamboozle festival at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, N.J. My Chemical Romance will headline the first My Chemical Romance and Linkin Park are the first bands confirmed for the 2007 Bamboozle…

  7. Tweedy, Costello, Jones Enliven New Louvin Album

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Elvis Costello and George Jones are among the artists pitching in on country legend Charlie Louvin's first new album in more than a decade. The self-titled 12-track set will arriv Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, Elvis Costello and George Jones are among the artists…

  8. BOBBY BARE JR.'S YOUNG CRIMINALS STARVATION LEAGUE, "The Longest Meow"

    September 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nashville iconoclast Bobby Bare Jr. is back with his third album on Bloodshot records and third under his full name after disbanding his late '90s group Bare Jr. Nashville iconoclast Bobby Bare Jr. is back with his third album on Bloodshot records and third under his full name after…

  9. LAMBCHOP, "Damaged"

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On Lambchop's ninth album, 'chop chieftain Kurt Wagner delves deeper yet into his own idiosyncracies, creating an album that's by turns familiar to Lambchop followers, confusing to newcomers and likel On Lambchop's ninth album, 'chop chieftain Kurt Wagner delves…

  10. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    August 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT OutKast brings forth the long-awaited soundtrack to its film "Idlewild," top stars revisit sea chanteys on "Rogue's Gallery," Tortoise unearths three discs worth of rarities and Stars frontwoman Amy M A 40th anniversary edition of the Beach Boys' iconic "Pet…

  11. Portastatic Sits 'Still' In October

    August 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Portastatic, the long-running side project of Superchunk frontman Mac McCaughan, will return on Oct. 10 with its next Merge album, "Be Still Please." Portastatic, the long-running side project of Superchunk frontman Mac McCaughan, will return on Oct. 10 with its next Merge album, …

  12. Bare Jr. Rocks With MMJ, Trail Of Dead, Lambchop

    June 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed alt-country singer/songwriter Bobby Bare Jr. is hoping 11 is his lucky number. Bare's forthcoming album, "The Longest Meow," features 11 songs recorded in 11 hours by 11 people. Acclaimed alt-country singer/songwriter Bobby Bare Jr. is hoping 11 is his lucky number.…

  13. Lambchop Album Gets 'Damaged'

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nashville alt-country collective Lambchop will release its ninth studio album "Damaged" Aug. 22 via Merge Records. The 10-track set is the second commercial release for the group in 2006, following th Nashville alt-country collective Lambchop will release its ninth studio album, …

  14. The Week In New Releases

    October 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Alicia Keys, Ricky Martin, Jamie Cullum, Danger Doom and more. Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from music legend Doly Parton, "Those Were the Days," featuring collaborations with Norah Jones, Keith Urban and Alison Krauss,…

  15. Hot Product

    October 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from music legend Doly Parton, "Those Were the Days," featuring collaborations with Norah Jones, Keith Urban and Alison Krauss, among many others (Sugar Hill). An album from reunited U.K. rock quartet…

  16. Billboard Bits: Lambchop, Omarion, White Stripes

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Lambchop, Omarion, White Stripes Lambchop teams with Nashville electronica duo Hands Off Cuba on the appropriately named EP "CoLab," due Oct. 11 via Merge. The project finds the two acts enmeshed in each other's music; opener "Prepared" was penned by Lambchop…

  17. Iron & Wine, Calexico Readying EP, Tour

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Indie rock touchstones Iron & Wine and Calexico have teamed for a seven-song EP, "In the Reins," which will be released Sept. 20 via Overcoat Recordings. Indie rock touchstones Iron & Wine and Calexico have teamed for a seven-song EP, "In the Reins," which will be…

  18. 'Cmon' Down For Dual Lambchop Releases

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nashville-based collective Lambchop has readied two separate full-length albums for release in February. Nashville-based collective Lambchop has readied two separate full-length albums for release in February. "Aw Cmon" and "No You Cmon" will be released on Merge Records…

  19. Billboard Bits: Papa Roach, West Memphis 3, Yo La Tengo

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on Papa Roach/Rock the Rockies unsigned band search, West Memphis Three benefit auction, and Yo La Tengo's Hanukkah concerts. Papa Roach is looking for a new opening act, and is teaming with SoBe Beverages, Hard Rock Cafe, and Steamboat Ski Resort to try to find one via a…

  20. Total Lee! The Songs of Lee Hazlewood

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Over the past few years, a younger generation of musicians has embraced Lee Hazlewood's playfully sophisticated music. Over the past few years, a younger generation of musicians has embraced Lee Hazlewood's playfully sophisticated music. It started in 1999, when Sonic Youth's…

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