1. Robbie Williams' Estonia Concert to be Beamed Into Cinemas

    July 10, 2013 11:55 PM EDT Fans of pop superstar Robbie Williams who couldn't land tickets for his U.K. gigs will be able to take in his latest show in movie theaters. Williams' Aug. 20 show at Estonia’s 70,000-capacity Tallinn Song Festival Ground will be filmed and beamed live into select theaters across…

  2. Elton John, The Pixies & Arctic Monkeys Added to U.K.'s iTunes Festival Bill

    July 10, 2013 5:05 AM EDT Sir Elton John, The Pixies, Arctic Monkeys and Robin Thicke have become the latest attention grabbing acts to sign up to perform at Apple's iTunes Festival here later this year. The free concert series will include more than 60 acts. Performances will take place every night throughout…

  3. Iron Maiden's Beer To Be Sold At U.K.'s House of Commons Bar

    July 07, 2013 11:56 PM EDT Legendary British rock band Iron Maiden is serving up its own Trooper Ale at the bar in the House of Commons to members of Parliament. The beer, billed as the band's special cask ale, features the band's mascot Eddie the Head and is packaged with a similar logo to their 1983…

  4. Leonard Cohen Changes U.K. Concert Date for Religious Reasons

    July 03, 2013 5:50 AM EDT Legendary singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has rescheduled one of his British tour dates at the U.K.'s 02 venue for religious reasons. The 78-year-old performer's request to reschedule meant O2 owners AEG had to issue an apology to fans for the sold-out show, originally scheduled…

  5. 3 Doors Down's Brad Arnold Talks Going Country on Solo Debut

    June 28, 2013 4:08 PM EDT Doors Down frontman Brad Arnold plans to let his inner country boy loose on his first-ever solo album, which he hopes to release in 2014. Arnold tells Billboard that he's already started work on the set, which he hopes will be out early next summer. "I know it sounds crazy, but…

  6. U.K.’s Isle of Man Festival Canceled Due to Poor Sales

    June 27, 2013 12:30 AM EDT Despite the lure of crowd-pleasers Primal Scream, Paloma Faith and Johnny Marr, organizers of the inaugural Isle of Man festival have canceled the event amid disappointing ticket sales. The festival on the small island located just off the west coast of England in the Irish sea, famous as a…

  7. 'Johnny Cash Forever' Stamp Released, Coinciding with Cash Museum Grand Opening

    June 06, 2013 7:31 PM EDT Dozens of Johnny Cash fans lined up early this morning in Nashville to be the first to own the new "Johnny Cash Forever" U.S. Postage stamp. The first-day-of-issue-ceremony was timed for the start of the CMA Music Festival, and the grand opening of the new Johnny Cash Museum, a…

  8. Court Yard Hounds to Release 'Amelita' in July

    May 31, 2013 10:03 AM EDT A new Court Yard Hounds album is on the way. The post-Dixie Chicks group featuring sisters Emily Robison and Martie Maguire announced today they will release "Amelita," their sophomore album, on July 16 via Columbia Records. "I think we’ve approached it differently because we…

  9. 'Superstar K' Champion Roy Kim Rules K-Pop Hot 100; 4minute & Secret Go Top 5

    May 10, 2013 8:21 PM EDT The weekly round-up of the Billboard Korea K-Pop Hot 100 chart with extra K-pop news bits. Roy Kim, champion of reality singing competition "Superstar K," rules for a second week on the K-Pop Hot 100 with his new song "Spring Spring Spring." The TV winner, who has…

  10. Hendrix Telegram to McCartney: 'How About Coming in to Play Bass'?

    May 10, 2013 10:27 AM EDT Miles and Jimi. Jimi and Miles. Fans of the late trumpet and guitar masters have long known that Miles Davis and Jimi Hendrix had been making plans to record together in the year before Hendrix's sudden death in 1970. But less attention has been paid to the bass player they were trying…

  11. Adam Yauch Park Dedicated in Brooklyn

    May 04, 2013 8:40 AM EDT One day before the first anniversary of the death of Adam Yauch, (aka MCA of the Beastie Boys), a park in Brooklyn Heights has been renamed in his honor. On Friday, Brooklyn Borough president Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn parks commissioner Kevin Jeffrey, Beasties member Adam Horovitz and Yauch…

  12. Pet Shop Boys Announce 'Electric' Album

    April 30, 2013 1:33 PM EDT Pet Shop Boys will go "Electric" on July 15. The legendary dance-pop duo announced on Tuesday the release of their first studio album on their own imprint, x2, a partnership with Kobalt Label Services. The band announced last month that they were leaving Parlophone after 28 years.…

  13. Audio Adrenaline Launches Comeback: Group Talks About New Album and the Foundation It Supports

    March 28, 2013 3:04 PM EDT Veteran Christian rockers return with new lead vocalist and hit album. When Audio Adrenaline said goodbye in 2006 due to frontman Mark Stuart’s chronic vocal problems, fans thought they’d heard the last of the Grammy award-winning Christian rockers. Now with the release of “Kings &…

  14. 'Sunday Kind of Love' Singer Fran Warren Dies at 87

    March 20, 2013 2:36 AM EDT Fran Warren, the singer and actress whose 1947 recording of "A Sunday Kind of Love" is remembered as a classic of the Big Band era, has passed away at the age of 87. According to a statement from a representative, Warren died of natural causes on March 4 -- her birthday. Warren…

  15. Paramore's Hayley Williams Teams With MAC

    March 08, 2013 2:12 PM EST Hayley Williams teamed with MAC for an orange-drenched collection. Whoever said orange was the new pink was not as disturbed as El Wood’s may have thought. Paramore front woman Hayley Williams has teamed up with MAC to release a collection in her fiery signature shade: orange. Following in…

  16. Tony Sheridan, Early Beatles Mentor, Dies at 72

    February 19, 2013 10:20 AM EST Singer-guitarist Tony Sheridan, who famously used the Beatles as his backing band during their early days of playing clubs in Hamburg, died on Saturday following a long illness, according to German media reports. He was 72. "Tony was a good guy who we knew and worked with from the early…

  17. McCready’s Boyfriend May Have Been Murdered: Reports

    February 18, 2013 2:46 AM EST Mystery still surrounds the death of David Wilson, the musician whose passing in January will forever be connected with the apparent suicide of his girlfriend, Mindy McCready. Mindy McCready: 1975-2013 • Mindy McCready Dead of Apparent Suicide at 37 • McCready's Life in Photos • Mindy on…

  18. Mumford & Sons Win Top Prize at Fun.-filled Grammy Awards

    February 10, 2013 11:34 PM EST Artists responsible for two of the biggest-sellers of 2012 were rewarded with Grammy Awards on Sunday night at Staples Center, a rare moment in which public taste and the ballots of Recording Academy voters were in sync. CLICK FOR WINNERS Fun. was named best new artist and their "We…

  19. Black Keys, Drake, Gotye Among Grammys Pre-Telecast Winners

    February 10, 2013 7:57 PM EST The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach had three Grammys in his possession before the 55th annual Grammy Awards telecast began Sunday night. Auerbach was named producer of the year, non-classical, and the Black Keys' "Lonely Boy" was named best rock song and "El Camino"…

  20. Natalie Maines Announces 'Mother' Solo Album

    February 08, 2013 2:45 PM EST Debut effort by Dixie Chick co-produced with Ben Harper, includes songs by Pink Floyd, Eddie Vedder and Jeff Buckley Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines' long-awaited debut solo album, "Mother," a rock-leaning collection co-produced by Ben Harper featuring songs by…

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