1. Gimme Five: St. Lucia's Biggest Musical Influences

    October 17, 2013 11:24 AM EDT Jean-Philip Grobler breaks down the music that shaped his new album, "When The Night." The first time Jean-Philip Grobler started playing people the music he'd made as part of his project St. Lucia, many were taken aback by the "unabashed, joyful quality to it, which…

  2. Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz Top Coachella 2010 Lineup

    January 19, 2010 10:25 AM EST J ay-Z , Muse and Gorillaz will headline the 11th annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 16-18 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are LCD Soundsystem , Faith No More , Thom Yorke , Pavement and the Specials . Other bands and DJs confirmed for the…

  3. Landon Pigg: "The Boy Who Never" Q&A

    September 16, 2009 3:14 PM EDT Singer-songwriter Landon Pigg remembers the feeling of hearing his voice broadcast for the first time -- as a boy in a McDonald's jingle. Now the 26-year-old is set to release his sophomore album, "The Boy Who Never," on Sept. 29. He took the time to answer some questions for…

  4. NIN Announce Final (Final) Tour Dates

    July 07, 2009 4:55 PM EDT Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor announced today that the band will play a final "handful of shows" in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles beginning August 22. While NIN originally planned to stop performing in the U.S. for good after the tour with Jane’s Addiction that wrapped…

  5. This Day in Music

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Alternative rock act Mew and veterans TV-2 each grab four trophies at the 18th annual Danish Music Awards, held at Copenhagen's KB Hall. 2006 - Alternative rock act Mew and veterans TV-2 each grab four trophies at the 18th annual Danish Music Awards, held at Copenhagen's KB…

  6. This Day in Music

    March 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Alternative rock act Mew and veterans TV-2 each grab four trophies at the 18th annual Danish Music Awards, held at Copenhagen's KB Hall. 2006 - Alternative rock act Mew and veterans TV-2 each grab four trophies at the 18th annual Danish Music Awards, held at Copenhagen's KB…

  7. Heaven And Hell Finds Salvation On Spring Tour

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Dio, who replaced Ozzy Osbourne in Sabbath in 1979, will be playing with Iommi and Butler for the first time in 15 years on the trek, which begins March 11 in Vancouver. As expected , the new band Heaven And Hell, which features three members of Black Sabbath, has announced plans for a North…

  8. Kasabian Seeks To Conquer With New 'Empire'

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British rock act Kasabian will release its second album, "Empire," Sept. 19 via RCA. British rock act Kasabian will release its second album, "Empire," Sept. 19 via RCA. The set recently debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. album chart, while the title track opened at No. 9 on the…

  9. Billboard Bits: Ray Davies, Kotche/Cline, Wax On Radio/The North Atlantic

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kinks frontman/co-founder Ray Davies will be honored with the prestigious BMI Icon award during the performing rights organization's annual London awards, to be held Oct. 3 at the Dorchester Hotel. Kinks frontman/co-founder Ray Davies will be honored with the prestigious BMI Icon award…

  10. Billboard Bits: Summer Sonic, Malkmus, CBGB

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Summer Sonic, Malkmus, CBGB Oasis, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, Weezer and the Black Crowes are among the acts confirmed for Japan's Summer Sonic festival, to be held Aug. 13-14 in Tokyo and Osaka. Kasabian, the Roots, the Arcade Fire, Teenage Fanclub, TV On The Radio, Ian Brown…

  11. Let the Feeling Flow

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Smooth jazz and sophisticated R&B form the foundation of this collaboration between trumpeteer Matt Jordan and veteran session singer Kelli Sae. From opening track "Who I Wanna Love," the vibe is Smooth jazz and sophisticated R&B form the foundation of this collaboration…

  12. 'Jay & Silent Bob' Assemble Eclectic Soundtrack

    June 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Even though it's still in the assembly stage, the Universal soundtrack to director Kevin Smith's "Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back" is turning out to be a wide-ranging compilation. Due out Aug. 14, th Even though it's still in the assembly stage, the Universal…

  13. Wingspan

    May 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Priced as one CD, this two-disc set of Paul McCartney's early solo and Wings recordings sifts through some two decades of remarkable pop craftsmanship. Priced as one CD, this two-disc set of Paul McCartney's early solo and Wings recordings sifts through some two decades of…