1. 'More Than Words' at 25: Nuno Bettencourt Recalls Battle to Release Extreme's No. 1 Hit

    September 21, 2016 8:00 AM EDT Listen to exclusive song performance from "Pornograffitti Live 25" CD/DVD, coming in October. It's been 25 years since acoustic monster ballad “More Than Words” turned Extreme into a household name with its iconic black-and-white video prominently featuring singer Gary Cherone…

  2. Baby Animals' Suze DeMarchi Covers Adele, The Clash on New Solo Album 'Home'

    July 24, 2015 2:13 AM EDT In the natural course of events, all baby animals grow up and go out on their own. With a new solo album in the bank, Suze DeMarchi is simply doing what nature intended. The Australian rock goddess has released  Home , a project created outside the familiar comradery of the band she has…

  3. Jack Black and Jimmy Fallon Recreate Extreme's 'More Than Words': Watch

    May 05, 2015 3:57 AM EDT Jack Black has made a career from melding music with funny-business. Think School of Rock . And Tenacious D . He’s returned to familiar territory with Jimmy Fallon on side for a scene-for-scene remake of Extreme’s 1990 acoustic hit “More Than Words”.  Jack and Jimmy took a trip back in time…

  4. Rihanna Finds Her Voice as 'Diamonds' Tour Shines In Hartford

    March 17, 2013 10:30 PM EDT She bailed on Boston. She bagged Baltimore. The Diamonds World Tour had only just kicked off on March 8th in Buffalo when Rihanna was forced to cancel two shows under her doctor’s orders, citing laryngitis. Fortunately she managed to recover in time for a show in Philadelphia on March…

  5. Rihanna's 777 Tour Diary: Day Six, London

    November 20, 2012 4:45 PM EST Billboard is along for the ride on Rihanna 's 777 Tour, a dizzying seven-day trip around the globe that will bring the "Diamonds" hit-maker to smaller-than-usual venues in Mexico City (Nov. 14th) , Toronto (Nov. 15) , Stockholm (Nov. 16) , Paris (Nov. 17) , Berlin (Nov. 18) ,…

  6. Lil Wayne Adds 'Dope' Rap to Joe Jonas Remix

    September 27, 2011 9:00 AM EDT Lil Wayne 's "Young Moola, baby" shriek seems nearly ubiquitous on pop and rap radio, but here's a reminder that there's still land left to conquer: He's finally teamed up with a Jonas Brother. Namely, Weezy's hopped on the remix "Just in Love,"…

  7. Kid Sister Gets "More Than" Extreme

    April 26, 2010 9:50 AM EDT Hip-hop engenue Kid Sister may have been brought into the spotlight a few years ago as a protege of Kanye West , but the singer and rapper was, uh, more than game to put her voice -- a capella -- to "More Than Words" the early 90s smash by hard rockers Extreme . Kid Sister's…

  8. Navarro, Sorum And Cantrell Lead Roxy Rock Jam

    May 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A cast of rock heavyweights crammed the Roxy stage in Hollywood Thursday night (May 1) for a jam session that found the likes of Jane's Addiction's Dave Navarro, Sugar Ray's Mark McGrath and Matt Soru A cast of rock heavyweights crammed the Roxy stage in Hollywood Thursday…

  9. Update: Extreme Reuniting For 2008 Album, Tour

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Boston-based rock outfit Extreme is reuniting for its first studio album in 13 years and world tour in 2008, Billboard has learned. The group, best known for the 1991 No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 hit "More Boston-based rock outfit Extreme is reuniting for its first studio album in 13 years…

  10. Morello, Townshend Kick Out The Jams At SXSW

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With hundreds of performances every day, its identity as a festival is pretty easily established. But two particularly special performances on Thursday (March 15th) marked South by Southwest's second With hundreds of performances every day, its identity as a festival is pretty easily…

  11. Two Peppers And A Pea Join Farrell Album

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former Jane's Addiction/Porno For Pyros frontman Perry Farrell is finishing up work on the debut album from his new group, Satellite Party, which also features ex-Extreme guitarist Nuno Bettencourt. A Former Jane's Addiction/Porno For Pyros frontman Perry Farrell is finishing up…

  12. Billboard Bits: Godsmack/Criss Angel, Tritt, World Party

    April 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Godsmack/Criss Angel, Tritt, World Party Godsmack's Sully Erna and illusionist Criss Angel are working on a new trick. The two have taken the theme song from Angel's popular A&E series, "Mindfreak," and are reworking it for Angel's forthcoming Koch Records…

  13. Metal Veterans Salute Iron Maiden

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots. Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots. "Numbers From…

  14. Death Cab, Widespread Bring Lollapalooza To A Close

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Death Cab For Cutie previewed material from its forthcoming major-label debut and jam band Widespread Panic performed two separate sets yesterday (July 24) to close out the second night of Lollapalooz Death Cab For Cutie previewed material from its forthcoming major-label debut and jam band…

  15. Farrell Bringing Satellite Party To Lollapalooza

    June 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Perry Farrell will utilize next month's revived Lollapalooza festival to unveil his new music/theater project, Satellite Party. Perry Farrell will utilize next month's revived Lollapalooza festival to unveil his new music/theater project, Satellite Party. He will be backed by former…

  16. 'Forever' Unites Artists For Tsunami Relief

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Recording artists from R&B crooner Brian McKnight to screamer Sonny Sandoval of rock act P.O.D. have lent their talents to a single that will raise funds for the tsunami relief effort in Eastern A Recording artists from R&B crooner Brian McKnight to screamer Sonny Sandoval of rock act…