1. Record Store Day Unveils 2014 Releases: David Bowie, Jay Z, Coldplay, Haim + More

    March 20, 2014 3:56 PM EDT Record Store Day has just announced a complete list of its 2014 exclusive releases (below) for its seventh annual celebration on April 19. The list of exclusive vinyl, which includes everything from a 7" David Bowie picture disc, a 12" of Sam Cooke's "Ain't That Good…

  2. Gym Class Heroes Ready 'Fighter' Single Rollout

    April 10, 2012 4:15 PM EDT As Gym Class Heroes rolls out "The Fighter," the third single from "The Papercut Chronicles II" album, frontman Travie McCoy predicts that "we're definitely going to be riding this (album) for a while." But he also says that there may be more where the group…

  3. TMI Ep. 4: Gym Class Heroes and More

    December 01, 2011 2:50 PM EST Chart Article TMI Episode 3: Gym Class Heroes and More Tune In Live Every Thursday at 3pm ET Re-watch episode three of TMI: The Music Insider, which was broadcast live today (Dec. 1), right here. This week, host Downtown Julie Brown chatted about the latest music news and fashion and -- as…

  4. Album Review: Gym Class Heroes, 'The Papercut Chronicles II'

    December 01, 2011 8:30 AM EST GYM CLASS HEROES "The Papercut Chronicles II" Producers: various Fueled by Ramen Release Date: Nov. 15 Given the success that frontman Travie McCoy had on his own last year with his pop-reggae smash "Billionaire," Gym Class Heroes might've been expected to pursue a…

  5. Gym Class Heroes Balancing Top 10 Success with McCoy's Health Problems

    November 12, 2011 10:00 AM EST The members of Gym Class Heroes kept their day jobs at arm's length after releasing and promoting their 2008 album, "The Quilt." Drummer Matt McGinley graduated from Boston University last spring with an interdisciplinary-studies degree. Bassist Eric Roberts played on and off…

  6. Gym Class Heroes Talk 'Stereo Hearts,' 'Really Strong' Upcoming Singles

    October 28, 2011 11:50 AM EDT Look out radio -- here comes Gym Class Heroes . With "Stereo Hearts," a collaboration with Maroon 5 's Adam Levine and the first single from "The Papercut Chronicles II," the hip-hop/rock troupe has a Top 5 hit on the Hot 100 -- only the second in its career,…

  7. Cobra Starship, Gym Class Heroes Party For Fueled By Ramen Anniversary

    September 12, 2011 10:30 AM EDT "Do you really think we're not gonna play that before we leave tonight?" asked Gabe Saporta to a packed crowd at NYC's Terminal 5 on Friday (Sept. 9). Before breaking into the second song of their encore ("Guilty Pleasure"), Cobra Starship had to quell the…

  8. Billboard Bits: Carrie Underwood Halfway Done New Album, New Avril Lavigne Video

    September 09, 2011 7:21 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Carrie Underwood Halfway Through New Album Carrie Underwood has revealed that she is halfway done with the follow-up to 2009's "Play On." "I've been writing quite a bit. And I've been…

  9. Top 25 Tours Of 2011 So Far

    July 27, 2011 12:44 PM EDT Chart Article The Top 25 Tours Of 2011 So Far After the bloodbath of 2010, and the more moderate pain of 2009, the touring industry came into 2011 more than a little gun-shy. As we take stock of the first half of the year, you can almost hear the sigh of relief. Based on numbers reported to…

  10. Gym Class Heroes Talk 'Papercut Chronicles II,' Working with Adam Levine

    July 27, 2011 9:00 AM EDT Gym Class Heroes have been on a break from touring and recording since they finished up the album cycle for their 2008 release "The Quilt," but the alternative hip-hop group is back with a new album, "The Papercut Chronicles II," that will be released "sometime this…

  11. Katy Perry's 'Friday' Flies Up Hot 100, Adele Still No. 1

    June 22, 2011 2:30 PM EDT Adele 's "Rolling in the Deep" banks a seventh week at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, to be released tomorrow (June 23) on Billboard.com, while Katy Perry 's "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" rockets into the top five. Katy Perry Parties With Rebecca Black, '…

  12. Billboard Bits: Xtina & Adam Levine Duet, Chris Colfer to Pen Young Adult Novels

    June 09, 2011 6:36 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera & Adam Levine Bring 'Voices' Together for Duet In her upcoming Us Weekly cover story, Christina Aguilera reveals that she and fellow "Voice" coach Adam Levine recorded a…

  13. Gym Class Heroes Are '18, 19 Demos Deep' Into New Album, Says Travie McCoy

    December 17, 2010 12:30 PM EST T ravie McCoy is wrapping up a year in which he focused on his solo debut album "Lazarus" and hit single "Billionaire," but the rapper says that he'll spend 2011 alongside his band, Gym Class Heroes . At the Z100 Jingle Ball in New York, McCoy told Billboard.com that…

  14. Travis McCoy Is Rising With 'Lazarus' Solo Debut

    April 23, 2010 11:22 AM EDT Travis McCoy wants to assure fans that his upcoming solo debut album -- "Lazarus," due June 8 -- in no way means Gym Class Heroes is hanging up its sneakers. "I'm trying to kill a lot of the negative connotations out there about me doing this solo project," McCoy…

  15. Travis McCoy Juggles Multiple Musical Projects 'One At A Time"

    November 16, 2009 3:57 PM EST Travis McCoy is one of the busiest rappers in the business. Last week, the Gym Class Heroes frontman dropped by MTV's studios to show off his new documentary, "Travis McCoy's Unbeaten Track," and premier an accompanying charity single. During an interview with Billboard…

  16. Against Me!, Ted Leo / Oct. 2, 2008 / Hilton Head, S.C. (Stages Music and More)

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT To say that local music fans were surprised to see Against Me! and Ted Leo booked on Hilton Head is to substantially repurpose the definition of the word. If they'd have woken up tomorrow with their h To say that local music fans were surprised to see Against Me! and Ted Leo booked on…

  17. Gym Class Heroes

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Gym Class Heroes is a great band name, but unlike so many great band names, it actually has something to do with the live hip-hop quartet's history. Gym Class Heroes is a great band name, but unlike so many great band names, it actually has something to do with the live hip-hop quartet&…

  18. The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Emery Set For Take Action! Tour

    December 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Emery and A Static Lullaby are confirmed to perform during this year's Take Action! Tour. The trek kicks off Feb. 1 at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C., and runs through l The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Emery and A Static Lullaby are confirmed to perform during…

  19. Collision Course

    December 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST While the mash-up phenomenon has existed for several years now, it is unprecedented for artists to actually team up for the songs being combined, especially those at the top of their respective genres While the mash-up phenomenon has existed for several years now, it is unprecedented for…