1. Plane Carrying Heavy Metal Bands Ratt, Dokken Makes Emergency Landing

    August 19, 2013 12:31 AM EDT A private jet carrying rock bands Ratt and Dokken had to make an emergency landing in northwestern Illinois after smoke was detected in the cabin Saturday afternoon. Chuck Brennan, a friend of the bands who chartered the flight, told The Associated Press that the plane took off from the…

  2. 'Rock of Ages': Tom Cruise Called Cameron Crowe for History Lesson

    June 11, 2012 1:20 PM EDT At Hollywood Premiere, Cast & Crew Marvel at Actor's Transformation Into 'Sexy Rock n' Roll Monster' Hollywood transformed into an 80's version of The Sunset Strip on Friday as stars arrived for the premiere of "Rock of Ages," eager to celebrate Tom…

  3. Def Leppard Rocks House of Blues for YouTube Webcast

    June 06, 2012 9:35 PM EDT Band Talks 'Rock of Ages' Film and Summer Tour Def Leppard performed a seven-song, 35-minute set of hits Wednesday afternoon at the West Hollywood, Calif., House of Blues that will be webcast at YouTube beginning at 3 p.m. ET on Thursday. Performed in front of a full house of fans…

  4. Lady Gaga 'Born This Way': Track-By-Track Review

    May 23, 2011 6:00 AM EDT L ady Gaga's "Born This Way" album is her first as an international superstar -- and in her mind, as queen leader to a needy coven of "little monsters," outsiders who for one reason or another don't fit into the mainstream. Lady Gaga: The 'Born This Way'…

  5. Chart Beat Thursday: Marvin Sapp, Lady Antebellum, J-Lo

    March 25, 2010 4:45 PM EDT PRAISE: Although Marvin Sapp is a newcomer to the Billboard 200's upper reaches , loyal fans have long been aware of the gospel superstar. The singer, who doubles as founder and senior pastor of Lighthouse Full Life Center Church in his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan, launches at No.…

  6. Orianthi Steps Out Of Michael Jackson's Shadow

    October 30, 2009 2:15 PM EDT Orianthi Panagaris thought she had the perfect plan. The 24-year-old guitar virtuoso, who hails from Adelaide, Australia, was all set to shred as part of Michael Jackson 's band during his set of comeback shows in London. She was also working on a solo debut, but thought it would be…

  7. 'Twilight' Star Stewart To Play Joan Jett

    December 03, 2008 10:28 AM EST Fresh from the box-office success of "Twilight," Kristen Stewart is set to portray Joan Jett in "The Runaways," the rock'n'roll biopic of the 1970s all-girl band. The Runaways were hugely influential as the first commercially successful all-girl hard rock band;…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was drunk when he surrendered earlier in the year to serve time for drunken driving. An upset judge in Fort Laude 1998 - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was…

  9. This Day in Music

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was drunk when he surrendered earlier in the year to serve time for drunken driving. An upset judge in Fort Laude 1998 - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was…

  10. Metal Gets Its Due On Massive Rhino Boxed Set

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Heavy metal fans will be banging their heads in delight this fall with the release of Rhinos's "Heavy Metal Box," due Oct. 2. Heavy metal fans will be banging their heads in delight this fall with the release of Rhinos's "Heavy Metal Box," due Oct. 2. The four…

  11. This Day in Music

    December 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Janet Jackson wins an injunction against Eric Leon Christian, who she claims had been harassing her.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was drunk…

  12. Billboard Bits: Sandy West, Mario, Thomas Dolby

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sandy West, drummer for the influential '70s band the Runaways, died Oct. 21 after a long battle with lung cancer. Sandy West, drummer for the influential '70s band the Runaways, died Oct. 21 after a long battle with lung cancer. West was a founding member of the Runaways, which…

  13. Twisted Sister Celebrates Xmas, But Future Unclear

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Twisted Sister will put a cap on its reunion with the Oct. 17 release of "A Twisted Christmas" via Razor & Tie. Twisted Sister will put a cap on its reunion with the Oct. 17 release of "A Twisted Christmas" via Razor & Tie. "I think I made the comment that we…

  14. Bandcamp

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT At first it seemed like they were fish out of water, but the guys pulled it together and won over some unlikely fans. SEAN Sometimes, every once in a while, you step out of yourself just long enough to see a situation in a different way. That happened to me on the last night of the first leg…

  15. This Day in Music

    December 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Janet Jackson wins an injunction against Eric Leon Christian, who she claims had been harassing her.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was drunk…

  16. OnTV

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 24-30, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Bette Midler (also scheduled: Uma Thurman, Bob Harper). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Ashlee Simpson, Barbra Streisand. "Live With Regis &…

  17. This Day in Music

    December 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was drunk when he surrendered earlier in the year to serve time for drunken driving. An upset judge in For 1998 - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report…

  18. This Day in Music

    December 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report that he was drunk when he surrendered earlier in the year to serve time for drunken driving. An upset judge in For 1998 - Bobby Brown turns himself in on an arrest warrant issued after a report…

  19. 39TunesOnTV

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 23-29, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, SEPT. 23 "The Wayne Brady Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Mark Paul Gosselaar, Aida Turturro, Paige Davis). "Total…

  20. Heavy Metal Drummer Randy Castillo Dies

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo died Tuesday at the age of 41. While his cause of death has yet to be disclosed, it's believed Castillo succumbed from complications relating to Former Ozzy Osbourne/Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo died Tuesday at the age of 41.…