1. Eddie Vedder Solo Album 'Ukulele Songs' Due In May

    March 21, 2011 10:39 AM EDT Rumored in fan circles for weeks, it's now official: Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder 's new solo album, "Ukulele Songs," will arrive on May 31 in tandem with a live solo DVD titled "Water On The Road." Featuring a number of songs that Vedder penned and first…

  2. Photos: Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Buffalo Springfield Rock Bridge School

    October 26, 2010 6:55 PM EDT It's not every day that Neil Young , Pearl Jam , Elton John & Leon Russell , Buffalo Springfield and a dozen other renowned rockers gather on the same stage for a weekend-long jam, but at the 24th Annual Bridge School Benefit (Oct. 23-24) in Mountain View, Calif., the pairings of…

  3. Keith Urban to 'Get Closer' to Fans with Target Deluxe Album

    October 14, 2010 12:55 PM EDT When Keith Urban releases his sixth studio album, "Get Closer," on Nov. 16, he won't only get closer with his fans -- he'll snuggle up with Target as well. The Grammy-winning country singer will release a deluxe version of the album, to be sold exclusively at Target stores…

  4. The Gaslight Anthem Talks Springsteen Comparisons, 'American Slang' Success

    July 12, 2010 2:34 PM EDT Brian Fallon says a No. 16 debut for "American Slang," the Gaslight Anthem's new album, on the Billboard 200 was unexpected. In fact, he says the New Jersey quartet expected more pans than praises. "We this album we're like, 'Well, this is what we want to do,&…

  5. Goo Goo Dolls Premiere "Home" Video

    June 10, 2010 9:53 AM EDT While the Goo Goo Dolls ' ninth studio effort, "Something For The Rest Of Us," isn't due until August, the band has released its new single "Home" (available now through iTunes ) to tide over fans. Not enough for you? Good news, there's a music video for …

  6. Billboard Bits: My Morning Jacket, SPIN Magazine, Allman Brothers, Gorillaz and more

    April 26, 2010 6:50 PM EDT Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip each day. SPIN magazine turns 25 years old this month, and as part of its anniversary issue the magazine's editors have compiled a list of the 125 best albums of the last quarter century. Check out the whole…

  7. Future Rock Hall of Famers: When Will Today's Stars Be Eligible?

    March 16, 2010 11:13 AM EDT Last night (March 15), Green Day , Phish and Pearl Jam came out to New York's Waldorf-Astoria to usher the Stooges , Genesis and ABBA into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame . Great for them -- but when will Billie Joe, Trey and Eddie -- not to mention Britney , Beyonce , Taylor and more of…

  8. Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga Win Early Grammys

    January 31, 2010 7:15 PM EST Nominees in the top Grammy categories picked up early awards in their respective genres Sunday during the awards pre-telecast from Los Angeles' Staples Center. "This is my first Grammy, you guys!" said a breathless Taylor Swift as she accepted an award for best female vocal…

  9. Black Eyed Peas Set Billboard Hot 100 Record

    July 30, 2009 11:00 AM EDT The Black Eyed Peas set a record this week for the longest successive No. 1 chart run by a duo or group in the Billboard Hot 100's history. "I Gotta Feeling" is in its fifth consecutive week at No. 1, following 12 weeks at the top by the Peas' "Boom Boom Pow."…

  10. Bonnaroo 2009 A Huge Success, Attendance 'Up Dramatically'

    June 15, 2009 10:27 AM EDT Phish wrapped Bonnaroo 2009 last night ( with a sit-in from Bruce Springsteen ), drawing the curtain on what producers feel was their most successful event ever on many levels. Check out Billboard's Full Bonnaroo Coverage : Performance and backstage video , photos , set reviews , and…

  11. Pearl Jam To Kick Off Conan's 'Tonight Show'

    May 18, 2009 3:48 PM EDT Will Ferrell and Pearl Jam will be part of Conan O'Brien's first "Tonight Show." Ferrell joined O'Brien in February for his final "Late Night" show in New York. Now the actor-comedian will help O'Brien kick off his tenure on "Tonight" in Los…

  12. Springsteen, Phish, Beasties, NIN Set For Bonnaroo

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish, the Beastie Boys, Nine Inch Nails, David Byrne, Wilco, Al Green, Snoop Dogg and Elvis Costello lead the lineup for the 2009 Bonnaroo festival, to be held June 11-14 in Manchester, Tenn. Bonnaroo will be Springsteen's only North American…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer is in a 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of…

  14. McKagan, McCready To Rock Seattle Tattoo Expo

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Velvet Revolver's Duff McKagan and Pearl Jam's Mike McCready will rock out with their side projects in the coming days as part of the seventh annual Seattle Tattoo Expo, which kicks off tomorrow (Aug. Velvet Revolver's Duff McKagan and Pearl Jam's Mike McCready will rock…

  15. Green River Reunion Powers Sub Pop Party

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It was the birthday present everybody wanted from the start, as proto grunge band Green River reunited for its first major show in 21 years yesterday (July 13) as part of Sub Pop Records' 20th anniver It was the birthday present everybody wanted from the start. Stone Gossard and Jeff…

  16. My Morning Jacket

    June 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The guiding principle that "music is everything" has helped My Morning Jacket grow from humble roots in Louisville into the American rock band many feel is most likely to take it to the proverbial nex It's 4 a.m. on the last night of South by Southwest, and Jim James is belting…

  17. The Billboard Q&A: Tomas Young

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The story of Tomas Young, an American soldier paralyzed in Iraq, has drawn the attention of such superstar acts as Pearl Jam, Ben Harper and Tom Morello, as well as the filmmakers of "Body of War." No The story of Tomas Young, an American soldier paralyzed during combat in Iraq, has…

  18. Radiohead, Petty, Johnson Set For San Fran Festival

    March 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST The U.S. festival frenzy continues with today's (March 3) announcement that Radiohead, Tom Petty and Jack Johnson will headline San Francisco's inaugural Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, to be The U.S. festival frenzy continues with today's (March 3) announcement that…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer is in a 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of…

  20. Metallica, Mayer, Vedder Join Young For Bridge School Benefit

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT John Mayer, Metallica, Tom Waits, and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder are among the artists that will join Neil Young for his 21st annual Bridge School Benefit concerts on Oct. 27-28. Also on this yea John Mayer, Metallica, Tom Waits, and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder are among the artists…

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