1. Draco Rosa Shutters L.A. Studio Phantom Vox With a 'Yard Sale'

    February 13, 2014 4:12 AM EST Phantom Vox, the West Hollywood studio owned by Grammy and Latin Grammy-winning artist Draco Rosa, is set to close at the end of the month. The studio has hosted musicians ranging from Mexican band Kinky and Spanish rock star Enrique Bunbury to Coldplay and Sara Bareilles. Over the past year,…

  2. The Doors' Robby Krieger, John Densmore Reunite to Honor Ray Manzarek

    February 10, 2014 1:28 AM EST The Doors' Robby Krieger has been working on getting a bunch of musicians together to memorialize fellow band member, Ray Manzarek, who died last year . "We want to bring together those who Ray either idolized or guys who idolized Ray, maybe at the Greek or The Hollywood Bowl for a…

  3. What's It Like Waking Up Next To Justin Bieber?

    November 07, 2013 12:35 PM EST Brazilian woman shoots video of the singer passed out after a night of partying. Ever wonder what it would be like waking up next to Justin Bieber? A video that hit YouTube yesterday is the closest most of us will ever get. The 15-second video was shot in a Brazilian hotel room by a woman…

  4. Dave Grohl's SXSW Keynote Urges Artists to Find Their Voice, Chides Negativity

    March 14, 2013 4:20 PM EDT Foo Fighters frontman cracks jokes about Bruce Springsteen, talks Nirvana's rise to fame and why he dropped out of school to play music: "I burned inside" "The musician comes first" was Dave Grohl's mantra during his keynote speech Thursday at South By…

  5. Dave Grohl's 'Sound City': The Billboard Cover Story

    February 04, 2013 12:25 PM EST With a unique release strategy for his film, the Foo Fighters frontman intends to spread his rock gospel far and wide This is an excerpt. Click here to buy a copy and check out the iPad edition . In 1982, the Los Angeles band Fear released The Record, a pounding document of punk snarl…

  6. Dave Grohl on 'Sound City,' More Players Shows and Keeping McCartney Secret

    January 23, 2013 7:47 PM EST The second Sound City Players concert is booked for Jan. 31 at the Hollywood Palladium. If Dave Grohl has his way, it won't be the last.   "We plan to do shows all over the world," the Foo Fighters frontman told Billboard. "When I came up with the idea of taking all these…

  7. Dave Grohl's Sound City Players Tear It Up at Sundance

    January 19, 2013 1:15 PM EST Hours after his "Sound City" documentary premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, Dave Grohl took 800 fans on a three-hour musical odyssey at Park City Live that emphasized his personal connection to the Van Nuys, Calif., recording studio his film chronicles.   Taking the stage at 9…

  8. Dave Grohl's 'Sound City' Doc Trailer Debuts: Watch

    December 04, 2012 9:22 PM EST With Dave Grohl's directorial debut set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, the Foo Fighters ' frontman's "Sound City" documentary released its trailer on Tuesday. The trailer boasts interviews and footage of Tom Petty , Metallica , Stevie Nicks , Trent Reznor…

  9. Adele's 'Skyfall' Blasts Onto Radio, Headed For Hot 100

    October 06, 2012 1:50 PM EDT /6 Update: After Adele 's "Skyfall" was released Thursday evening (Oct. 4), the song is already trending around the No. 30 rank on the building all-format Nielsen BDS-based Radio Songs chart (which runs from Wednesday through Tuesday each week). So far, it's garnered 21…

  10. Adele Debuts James Bond Theme: Listen to 'Skyfall'

    October 04, 2012 7:10 PM EDT As of 0:07 London time, Adele's James Bond theme song, "Skyfall," is streaming on her website and available on iTunes, a few weeks before the series' latest film, starring Daniel Craig, hits theaters. Adele's voice is accompanied by a 77-piece orchestra on the Paul…

  11. Dave Grohl Jams with Rick Springfield, QOTSA for Documentary

    April 27, 2012 1:45 PM EDT Butch Vig Gives An Update on Sound City Studios Profile Though he's in full Garbage mode for the May 14 release of the group's new album, "Not Your Kind of People," and the accompanying tour, Butch Vig already has a good answer for what's next on his agenda. Vig has…

  12. Jose James, Jef Neve Rekindle Jazz Flame

    May 14, 2010 4:28 PM EDT When singer Jose James arrived at the cavernous Galaxy Studios in Brussels to spend a day with Belgian piano wunderkind Jef Neve, he had no intention of reviving an iconic jazz brand. Instead, the two jazz musicians, who had already been singled out as the genre's young guns, were simply…

  13. ONEIDA, "Happy New Year"

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Though not entirely removed from their previous exercises in hybridizing Blue Cheer and Throbbing Gristle, "Happy New Year" employs a melodic, dare I say even pop aesthetic the likes of which was neve Brooklyn was a very different place before 9/11. The outskirts of Fort Greene were…

  14. Schuur Fire

    April 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Grammy Award-winning vocalist Diane Schuur steers into a new direction on her latest album, "Schuur Fire." The cool-meets-combustive collection of Latin-tinged tunes with the Caribbean Jazz Project fe Grammy Award-winning vocalist Diane Schuur steers into a new direction on her…

  15. Historic Muscle Shoals Sound Studios Closes

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, at which artists including the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Bob Seger recorded classic songs, has closed. Muscle Shoals Sound Studios, at which artists including the Rolling Stones, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan,…

  16. TunesOnTV

    September 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 13 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Jason Mraz (also scheduled: Josh Duhamel, Ken Jennings). "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Tim McGraw (also…

  17. 37TunesOnTV

    September 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 6-12, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 6 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Ryan Cabrera (also scheduled: Wolfgang Puck, Wayne Brady). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Jill…

  18. Tunes On TV

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 15-21, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 15 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Sting (also scheduled: Jamie Lee Curtis). "Jingle Ball Rock," Fox Featured Artists: Jennifer Lopez, Jessica…

  19. Speak No Evil

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST It's pretty much a given that Flora Purim can do no wrong. And in this collection of American and Brazilian standards, there's a steady and exquisite sense of style and good taste, from the enchanting It's pretty much a given that Flora Purim can do no wrong. And in this…

  20. Tunes On TV

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 20 "The View," ABC Featured Artists: Vince Gill, Amy Grant (also scheduled: Doris Roberts). "Tribute to Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes," VH1…

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