1. Killers, M.I.A. Cap Off Day Two At Coachella

    April 19, 2009 9:44 AM EDT As the sun was setting over the Empire Polo Field on Saturday (April 18), Arizona rock band Calexico lulled an attentive audience at the Outdoor Theatre with a collection of dusty, county-tinged tunes while just a few hundred yards away, New York's TV On The Radio bombarded the main…

  2. McCartney, Killers, Cure Anchor Coachella Lineup

    January 30, 2009 7:17 AM EST Paul McCartney, the Killers and the Cure lead the bill for the tenth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 17-19 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are My Bloody Valentine, Amy Winehouse, Morrissey, Leonard Cohen and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. McCartney will…

  3. Producers Take Lil Wayne To The 'Prom'

    January 27, 2009 10:23 AM EST Although Miami producers Infamous and Drew Correa got their first major placement as a collective when their track "Mr. Carter" appeared on Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III" album last year, the pair didn't think they'd have the same luck when they presented…

  4. Guns N' Roses Lawyer Blasts Dr Pepper

    November 26, 2008 6:01 PM EST The lawyer for Guns N' Roses and Axl Rose has castigated Dr Pepper, accusing the soda maker of failing to deliver on its promotion to offer free soda in celebration of the band's new album, "Chinese Democracy." Guns N' Roses was never involved in the campaign. Beverly…

  5. Lupe Fiasco Bowing Out With Triple-Disc Set?

    November 10, 2008 11:36 AM EST Atlantic Records is declining comment on reports that rapper Lupe Fiasco will retire from music after releasing a triple disc album titled "LupEND." Fiasco made the announcement during a Halloween show in Chicago, explaining that "END" stands for "everywhere," …

  6. Lupe Fiasco Bowing Out With Triple-Disc Set?

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Atlantic Records is declining comment on reports that rapper Lupe Fiasco will retire from music after releasing a triple disc album titled "LupEND." Fiasco made the announcement during a Halloween sho Atlantic Records is declining comment on reports that rapper Lupe Fiasco will…

  7. T.I. / Sept. 30, 2008 / New York (Highline Ballroom)

    October 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I.'s curfew may have kept him from indulging in a conventional album release party that extended well past the morning hours, but the time constraint (part of his sentence for federal gun charges) d T.I.'s curfew may have kept him from indulging in a conventional album release…

  8. Wilco, Rage Bring The Noise At Lollapalooza

    August 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Two very different rock acts headlined at the same time on opposite ends of Chicago's Grant Park last night (Aug. 2), closing the second day of Lollapalooza. Wilco and Rage Against The Machine helped Two very different rock acts headlined at the same time on opposite ends of Chicago'…

  9. Lollapalooza 2008 Artists

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Check out performance times, news, reviews, chart data, tour dates and features from Lollapalooza 2008 performers. This complete list of the artists performing at Lollapalooza 2008 includes performance times, news, reviews, chart data, tour dates. Click on a name to view Billboard's full…

  10. Lil Wayne Suits Up For Voodoo Experience

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne has joined the lineup for the Voodoo Experience in New Orleans, to be held Oct. 24-26 at New Orleans' City Park. Wayne, a New Orleans native, will be playing the biggest hometown headlining Lil Wayne has joined the lineup for the Voodoo Experience in New Orleans, to be held Oct…

  11. Death Cab, Badu, Wyclef Join Voodoo Experience Bill

    June 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie, Erykah Badu, Wyclef Jean, Panic At The Disco, Joss Stone, Lupe Fiasco and Dashboard Confessional are among the top names joining R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails and Stone Temple Pilots at Death Cab For Cutie, Erykah Badu, Wyclef Jean, Panic At The Disco, Joss Stone, Lupe Fiasco…

  12. Bonnaroo: Veterans Lesh, Helm, King Hit The Right Notes

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Music veterans like Phil Lesh, Levon Helm and B.B. King showed the younger generation a thing or two on the second day of Bonnaroo, offering a strong contrast to performances by rockers like Pearl Jam If Friday's day and night of music at Bonnaroo was marred by intense heat and, later,…

  13. Rapper Saigon Splits With Atlantic

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After numerous delayed release dates for his debut album, rapper Saigon has officially departed Atlantic Records, to which he signed in 2004. After numerous delayed release dates for his debut album, rapper Saigon has officially departed Atlantic Records, to which he signed in 2004. A lone…

  14. Big Pimpin'

    May 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT UGK rapper Bun B is back this week with his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. UGK rapper Bun B is back this week with his first release since his UGK partner Pimp C died late last year. The Rap-A-Lot/Asylum set "II Trill" is led by the single "That…

  15. Poll Recap

    May 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Which tour or festival do you think will be the best show of the summer? Last week, we asked our readers: Which tour or festival do you think will be the best show of the summer? Here are the responses from the 1,662 respondents: Rothbury Festival near Detroit with Dave Matthews Band, John…

  16. Kanye West / May 13, 2008 / New York (Madison Square Garden)

    May 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West's Glow in the Dark tour made its long-awaited touchdown at New York's Madison Square Garden last night (May 13), and one got the sense this was the show for which West has been preparing hi Kanye West's Glow in the Dark tour made its long-awaited touchdown at New…

  17. Summer Fun

    May 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Celine Dion. Radiohead. Rock the Bells with Tribe Called Quest, Nas, and Mos Def. Kanye West with Rihanna, Lupe Fiasco and N.E.R.D. Which tour or festival do you think will be the best show of the sum Celine Dion. Radiohead. Rock the Bells with Tribe Called Quest, Nas, and Mos Def. Kanye West…

  18. Dylan, Stooges, Chuck Berry Join Virgin Fest Bill

    April 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan, Iggy & the Stooges, Paramore, Chuck Berry (backed by the Silver Beats), the Black Keys and Wilco will join previously announced headliners Foo Fighters, Jack Johnson, Kanye West, Nine I Bob Dylan, Iggy & the Stooges, Paramore, Chuck Berry (backed by the Silver Beats), the…

  19. Kanye West / April 21, 2008 / Los Angeles (Nokia Theater)

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Early reviews of Kanye West's current "Glow in the Dark" tour have ranged from glowing to the less flattering headline found in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer: "Kanye was feeling the love -- for himse Early reviews of Kanye West's current "Glow in the Dark"…

  20. Shinoda: Projekt Revolution Not Done With Rap

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A lack of rap for a second straight year on the Projekt Revolution tour is circumstantial, according to Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda. A lack of rap for a second straight year on the Projekt Revolution tour is circumstantial, according to Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda. During a…

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