1. Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie Talk 'Twins' Tour, 'Born Villain' Special Edition

    October 01, 2012 8:00 PM EDT As he hits the road with Rob Zombie for their Twins Of Evil Tour, Marilyn Manson is preparing to release a little more villainous music to the world. Manson tells Billboard.com that he plans to release a "special edition" of his latest album "Born Villain" this fall,…

  2. Lady Gaga Reveals Bulimia, Anorexia Battle, Shares Photos

    September 25, 2012 9:18 PM EDT Lady Gaga has been criticized lately for her seemingly shifting weight, but the singer is fighting back on her Little Monsters social media site. On a page titled A Body Revolution 2013 , Gaga posted an image of herself in her underwear, writing "Bulimia and anorexia since I was 15"…

  3. Alicia Keys Releases Three Versions of 'Girl On Fire' Single: Listen

    September 04, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Alicia Keys delivers three versions of her second single, "Girl On Fire," just in time for her performance at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards. "She got both feet on the ground and she's burning it down. She got her head in the clouds and she's not backing down. This…

  4. Weekly Chart Notes: Taylor Swift 'Back' At No. 1 For The First Time

    August 24, 2012 9:05 AM EDT An all-Taylor Swift edition of Weekly Chart Notes, in honor of her first Hot 100 topper. In her new single, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," TAYLOR-MADE TOPPER: Add Swift to the select list of Taylors (all unrelated to each other) who've topped the Hot 100. James…

  5. The Beat 8/23: Taylor Swift Breaks Records, Avril & Chad Get Engaged

    August 23, 2012 4:00 PM EDT Welcome to the Thursday, Aug. 23 edition of "The Beat," Billboard.com's daily music news show, featuring host Jonathan Brooks running down the latest music news -- who's making headlines and who's topping the charts. In today's episode, J.B. dishes on Taylor…

  6. Marilyn Manson Takes a Shot at NSFW in 'Slo-mo-tion' Video

    August 21, 2012 5:45 PM EDT "This is my beautiful show and everything is shot in slo-motion," the refrain to Marilyn Manson's new single, "Slo-mo-tion" is quite literally realized in the song's new video, as Manson is captured in slow motion doing a variety of things, from shooting a gun to…

  7. Banned Music: 21 Artists Censors Tried To Silence

    August 17, 2012 3:45 PM EDT Since the dawn of rock 'n' roll, radio stations, TV networks and even entire countries have sought to silence controversial musicians by making their music, videos, and, in some cases, the artists themselves less accessible to the public. Provocative punk band Pussy Riot felt the…

  8. The Doors Light Up Sunset With Linda Perry, Dead Sara + More

    August 17, 2012 2:30 PM EDT All-Star Tribute Caps 'The Doors Day' in West Hollywood ... Billboard Chats With John Densmore, Marilyn Manson, Billy Morrison The city of West Hollywood declared August 16, 2012 to be "The Doors Day" in a celebration that honored Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger at the…

  9. Nicki Minaj Brings Out Lil Wayne, Drake & More in NYC Pepsi Show

    August 15, 2012 3:15 PM EDT To those who think Nicki Mina j has fully immersed herself in pop, think again. Not to discredit the dabbling she's doing in the genre -- take a listen to the second half of "Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded" -- but yesterday's free Nicki Minaj concert, sponsored by Pepsi and…

  10. Insider Tips: Mariah Carey's Plans, Ellie Goulding & Skrillex's Playlist

    August 10, 2012 11:45 AM EDT Chart Article August 10, 2012 The hot days of midsummer are here, but don't let that keep you from fresh insider music information. For the rest of beach season, Billboard.com is bringing you a weekly heads-up of music-related suggestions, tips, and key recommendations -- all designed to…

  11. Insider Tips: Snoop Won't Rap, Marilyn Manson's "Calfornication" Plan & More

    August 03, 2012 12:08 PM EDT Chart Article August 3, 2012 The hot days of midsummer are here, but don't let that keep you from fresh insider music information. For the rest of beach season, Billboard.com is bringing you a weekly heads-up of music-related suggestions, tips, and key recommendations -- all designed to…

  12. Jonathan Davis Embraces J Devil Inside, Talks EDM & Korn's Evolution

    July 18, 2012 2:00 PM EDT He's 'Recording Constantly' as J Devil; Preps 2 EPs of Electronic Music Korn is gearing up to start working on a new album and play a batch of summer concerts, but during the interim frontman Jonathan Davis is staying busy with his electronic music. Davis is currently on tour…

  13. Gathering of the Juggalos 2012 Lineup: Cheech & Chong, DMX, George Clinton

    July 17, 2012 12:50 PM EDT Insane Clown Posse admits that they tried for 'big-name acts,' but came up short. Cheech & Chong and George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic will be senior statesman among a host of rap and rock acts performing at Insane Clown Posse 's 13th annual Gathering of the…

  14. Rob Zombie & Marilyn Manson Spook Up 'Twins of Evil' Tour

    July 12, 2012 8:07 PM EDT Two of hard rock's masters of horror are hitting the road. Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson will co-headline the "Twins of Evil" tour, with dates planned for the U.S. and Europe. "Finally! Why did the most obvious tour take so long to happen? Who knows? Who cares? It's…

  15. Girls' Generation Push Japanese Domination With 'Paparazzi,' 1 Million Albums Sold

    July 12, 2012 9:00 AM EDT Girls' Generation continues their path to global domination with a new Japanese single and a new chart accomplishment. The group, whom appears as Shojo Jidal on Japanese charts, rocketed to the No. 1 spot last week on the Japan Hot 100 with their high-energy Japanese track "…

  16. 'Weeds' Actor Hunter Parrish Preps Folky EP

    June 22, 2012 4:45 PM EDT While Hunter Parrish is best-known for his role as the eldest son of the mom-turned-pot dealer played by Mary-Louise Parker on Showtime's "Weeds," new fans of the actor are likely unaware that he has a strong musical background. Parrish, who starred in the recent Broadway…

  17. Estates Ready 'Holograms' of Elvis, Hendrix, Monroe & the Doors

    June 12, 2012 12:50 PM EDT Doors Manager: "Hopefully, 'Jim Morrison' will be able to walk right up to you, look you in the eye, sing right at you and then walk away" The King may have left the building, but a virtually resurrected Elvis Presley will soon return to a concert venue near you. With…

  18. Elvis Presley Joins the 'Hologram' Craze

    June 06, 2012 5:05 PM EDT Elvis Presley is still dead, but he's making some comeback performances soon. Digital Domain Media Group, creator of the "holographic" Tupac Shakur at Coachella, has announced an exclusive deal with the Core Media Group to jointly produce a series of "virtual" Elvis…

  19. Alice Cooper on Bonnaroo: 'I Can't Wait to Kill This Audience'

    May 25, 2012 9:00 AM EDT For 20 years, Alice Cooper fans have aped the "We are not worthy!" salutation from "Wayne's World." But the shock rocker is anticipating a new catch phrase taking root soon thanks to his cameo in the new film adaptation of "Dark Shadows." "We're…

  20. Donna Summer, Queen of Disco, Dead at 63

    May 17, 2012 12:10 PM EDT Donna Summer, the "Queen of Disco" and one of the most successful recording artists of the 1970s and 1980s, died Thursday (May 17) at the age of 63, a representative confirmed to CNN . The singer had cancer and was in Florida at the time of her death. Remembering a Disco Queen •…

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