1. Liz Anderson, Trailblazing Country Songwriter, Dies at 81

    November 02, 2011 10:50 AM EDT Famed songwriter and singer Liz Anderson died Monday evening of complications from heart and lung disease after a brief hospitalization, her family announced. The singer, who is the mother of Lynn Anderson and a key player in the success of Merle Haggard and others, was admitted to St. Thomas…

  2. Uncharted Territory: Traphik Still No. 1, Architects Debut

    January 28, 2011 6:00 PM EST Billboard has unveiled the second weekly Uncharted ranking, spotlighting emerging artists who have yet to appear on a major Billboard chart but are mapping new territory in online fan engagement. Uncharted artists are ranked by Heat Score--a formula incorporating that week's streamed…

  3. Korn, Rob Zombie To Headline 2010 Mayhem Tour

    January 20, 2010 10:12 AM EST Hard rock veterans Korn and Rob Zombie have singed on as headliners for the 2010 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, a 24-date tour scheduled for July and August in the U.S. and Canada. Lamb of God and Five Finger Death Punch will also perform on the main stage. The annual multi-stage…

  4. Paramore, Gym Class Heroes Lead Warped Lineup

    March 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The 2008 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, Jack's Mannequin, Against Me!, Pennywise, Reel Big Fish, Cobra Starship, Every Time I Die, Angels and Airwaves, Aggro The 2008 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, Jack…

  5. The Shins, Wu-Tang, Crowded House Set For Bumbershoot

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Shins, the Wu-Tang Clan, Panic! At The Disco, the reformed Crowded House and Lupe Fiasco lead the initial lineup for the 2007 installment of Bumbershoot: Seattle's Music & Arts Festival. The e The Shins, the Wu-Tang Clan, Panic! At The Disco, the reformed Crowded House and Lupe…

  6. New Found Glory, Bad Religion Lead Warped Lineup

    March 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 2007 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by New Found Glory, Bad Religion, Coheed & Cambria, Flogging Molly, Hawthorne Heights, Pennywise, Underoath, the Used, Bayside and Yellowcard, a The 2007 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by New Found Glory, Bad Religion, Coheed…

  7. Rock Acts Unite For Radio Rebellion Tour

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bands like Norma Jean, Between The Buried And Me, Fear Before The March Of Flames and Misery Signals will unite together this fall for the first all-ages Radio Rebellion tour. Bands like Norma Jean, Between The Buried And Me, Fear Before The March Of Flames and Misery Signals will unite…

  8. Ozzy, SOAD, Disturbed To Rock Ozzfest

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST The mainstage lineup for Ozzfest 2006 will boast founder and namesake Ozzy Osbourne for 10 shows, along with System Of A Down, Disturbed, Hatebreed, Lacuna Coil and another major act to be announced o The mainstage lineup for Ozzfest 2006 will boast founder and namesake Ozzy Osbourne for 10…

  9. Heavy Acts Team For 'Underground' Tour

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST A cadre of hard rock acts led by Opeth, Unearth, Poison The Well and Clutch are uniting for the inaugural Sounds of the Underground summer festival tour. The bill will hit the road in North America in A cadre of hard rock acts led by Opeth, Unearth, Poison The Well and Clutch are uniting for…