1. Slipknot, Motley Crue Set For Rock On The Range

    February 13, 2009 10:08 AM EST Slipknot, Motley Crue, Alice In Chains, Avenged Sevenfold and Korn lead the bill for the third Rock on the Range festival, to be held May 16-17 at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Shinedown, Buckcherry, the Used, Atreyu, Chevelle, Flyleaf, Saving Abel, Saliva, Blue October, Hoobastank and…

  2. Coldplay Hitting Amphitheatres On Summer Tour

    February 06, 2009 12:05 PM EST Coldplay will kick off a North American summer tour July 10 at the Amphitheater at Clark County in Portland, Ore. So far, 14 dates are set through early August, with more to be announced. Tickets for concerts in San Diego, Toronto, Charlotte, N.C. and Raleigh, N.C., go on sale Feb. 13. Tampa,…

  3. Tommy Lee Plots Methods Of Mayhem Album

    January 21, 2009 10:49 AM EST Tommy Lee is ready for a little mayhem -- and not just with Motley Crue. The drummer, who kicks off the Crue's Saints of Los Angeles Tour on Jan. 31 in Indio, Calif., tells Billboard.com that he's started work on his second Methods of Mayhem album, following up the group's…

  4. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST - "Exotic chanteuse" Gloria Lasso dies at Cuernavaca in Mexico, aged 83. Lasso was one of France's most popular singers and performers of the 1950s. Her 1956 song "Etranger au Paradis" was the fi 2005 - "Exotic chanteuse" Gloria Lasso dies at Cuernavaca…

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    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Vines lead singer Craig Nicholls reveals that he has Asperger Syndrome, a neurobiologcal disorder that causes autistic-like episodes and severe communication difficulties. 2004 - Vines lead singer Craig Nicholls reveals that he has Asperger Syndrome, a neurobiologcal disorder that…

  6. Motley Crue Heading Back On The Road

    November 14, 2008 3:01 PM EST Motley Crue will follow up this summer's Crue Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. The 25-city-plus jaunt will feature support from Hinder…

  7. Motley Crue Heading Back On The Road

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Motley Crue will follow up this summer's Crue Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Motley Crue will follow up this summer's Crue Fest amphitheater tour with a North…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - French female artist Camille receives the Prix Constantin during a show held at the Olympia venue in Paris. The 26-year-old singer-songwriter wins for her second album "Le Fil" (Virgin). The p 2005 - French female artist Camille receives the Prix Constantin during a show held…

  9. Hinder: Fighting For Their Right To Party

    November 07, 2008 6:07 PM EST Hinder drummer Cody Hanson and his bandmates just bought 120 bottles of Jägermeister. The Oklahoma City rock quintet recently installed a Jägermeister machine on its tour bus. "It's just a machine with three bottles that go in upside down," Hanson says. "It keeps them at…

  10. Hinder: Fighting For Their Right To Party

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Hinder drummer Cody Hanson and his bandmates just bought 120 bottles of Jägermeister. Hinder drummer Cody Hanson and his bandmates just bought 120 bottles of Jägermeister. The Oklahoma City rock quintet recently installed a Jägermeister machine on its tour bus. "It's just a machine…

  11. Ludacris: Reel Life

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Best-known to music fans as Ludacris, Chris Bridges is contemplating a new moniker. Best-known to music fans as Ludacris, Chris Bridges is contemplating a new moniker. "I have a new album and two movies coming out within two weeks of each other, so Mr. October is my new nickname,"…

  12. Jay-Z Christens New Hollywood Palladium

    October 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z and Frank Sinatra now have at least one thing in common: both artists have helped christen the legendary Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. Jay-Z and Frank Sinatra now have at least one thing in common: both artists have helped christen the legendary Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.…

  13. Crue Fest / Aug. 23, 2008 / Holmdel, N.J. (PNC Bank Arts Center)

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT At first glance, Crue Fest's diverse lineup could make you pause. At first glance, Crue Fest's diverse lineup could make you pause. You have Trapt, a rock band whose edge barely eclipses its pop tunings. You have Papa Roach, a one-time rap-rock band that's stepped away from…

  14. Sixx Speaks Out For National Recovery Month

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sixx remains hot on the topic of recovery and is considering other methods to help spread awareness about National Recovery Month and the Mental Health Parity Act. Last September, Nikki Sixx's harrowing memoir of addiction, "The Heroin Diaries: A Year in the Life of a Shattered Rock…

  15. This Day in Music

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach. 2005 - Lil' Jon is the big winner at the 2005 BMI Urban Awards, held at the Grand Ballroom of the Fontainebleau Resort in Miami Beach. 2005 - Voivod…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Jazz musician John Nelson, the father of pop star Prince, dies at the age of 85. Nelson wrote several of his sons songs, including "Computer Blue," "The Ladder," "Christopher Tracy's Parade," " 2001 - Jazz musician John Nelson, the father of pop…

  17. Kid Rock Joins VMA Performance Lineup

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kid Rock is returning to the MTV Video Music Awards for another performance -- and this time it doesn't involve a fistfight with Tommy Lee. Kid Rock is returning to the MTV Video Music Awards for another performance -- and this time it doesn't involve a fistfight with Tommy Lee. The…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD series, dies in Havana at the age of 78. The artist had returned three days earlier from a one-month tour o 2005 - Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer, one of the stars of the 1990s Buena Vista Social Club CD…

  19. This Day in Music

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Not even the Man of Steel could stop the new album by critically acclaimed artist Sufjan Stevens from hitting most store shelves. Stevens' "Illinois" features a comic-book-style cover image of 2005 - Not even the Man of Steel could stop the new album by critically…

  20. MTV Moves Video Music Awards To L.A.

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The MTV Video Music Awards are going Hollywood. After broadcasting from Las Vegas last year, the awards will air live from Paramount Pictures Studios in Los Angeles on Sept. 7. The MTV Video Music Awards are going Hollywood. After broadcasting from Las Vegas last year, the awards will air…

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