1. Bach: No Velvet Revolver, May Work With Slash

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sebastian Bach has plenty of musical activity on his plate -- but joining Velvet Revolver is not part of the mix. Sebastian Bach has plenty of musical activity on his plate -- but joining Velvet Revolver is not part of the mix. The former Skid Row singer, who was among the early names rumored…

  2. Poison Sues Capitol For Underpaid Royalties

    June 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Members of the rock band Poison claim their record label has consistently underpaid royalties to the group throughout their career, according to a lawsuit. Members of the rock band Poison claim their record label has consistently underpaid royalties to the group throughout their career,…

  3. Disturbed Scores Third Straight No. 1 Album

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Disturbed claims its third Billboard 200 No. 1 as "Indestructible" bows atop the chart this week. Moving 252,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the Warner Bros. set follows in the footsteps of Disturbed claims its third Billboard 200 No. 1 as "Indestructible" bows…

  4. Chart Beat

    June 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses Capitol Records' Coldplay and Katy Perry, Al Green, Bobby Womack and more! CAPITOL IDEA: Soaring singles from Coldplay and Katy Perry give the Capitol label two titles in the top five of the Hot 100 for the first time since the week of Sept. 15, 1990. On the current chart,…

  5. Ponzoña Musical

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A new concept in duranguense -- a style of regional Mexican music driven by keyboards and a quick two-step dance -- has spread quickly across the United States and Mexico. A new concept in duranguense -- a style of regional Mexican music driven by keyboards and a quick two-step dance -- has…

  6. This Day in Music

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Nick and Mary Yankovic, the parents of "Weird Al" Yankovic, die of carbon monoxide poisoning in their Fallbrook, Calif., home on. Their accidental deaths are caused by a fire burning without an 2004 - Nick and Mary Yankovic, the parents of "Weird Al" Yankovic, die…

  7. This Day in Music

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Wonder Stuff drummer Martin Gilks dies in London after injuries sustained a day earlier in a motorcycle accident. He is 41. 2006 - Wonder Stuff drummer Martin Gilks dies in London after injuries sustained a day earlier in a motorcycle accident. He is 41. 2006 - Jeremy Camp takes top…

  8. Sun Kil Moon, "April"

    March 31, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With a Modest Mouse covers collection out of his system, Mark Kozelek is back to sketching his signature tales of love poisoned by expectation on his second album as Sun Kil Moon. With a Modest Mouse covers collection out of his system, Mark Kozelek is back to sketching his signature tales of…

  9. VH1 To Air 'Station Fire' Special On Sunday

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert special on Sunday (March 23) to remember the five-year anniversary of the fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert at the Station Nightc VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert special on Sunday (March 23) to remember the…

  10. Hair-Metal Mania Strikes Again At Rocklahoma

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST This year's second annual Rocklahoma will feature performances from Warrant (featuring Jani Lane), Bret Michaels, LA Guns (featuring Tracii Guns), Enuff Z Nuff, Cinderella, Night Ranger and Tesla, amo This year's second annual Rocklahoma will feature performances from Warrant …

  11. Keys Notches Fourth Week At No. 1

    February 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with "As I Am," making this her fourth non-consecutive week at No. 1. The J Records effort had a 3% sales bump to 61,000 copies in the United States Alicia Keys returns to the top of The Billboard 200 with "As I Am,"…

  12. No. 1 With A Bullet?

    January 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST The team behind metal band Bullet for My Valentine has a major resolution for 2008: Break the metal quintet in the United States with its new album, "Scream Aim Fire," due this week on 20/20 Entertain The team behind metal band Bullet for My Valentine has a major resolution for 2008…

  13. Billboard Bits: Nicole Scherzinger, Polvo, MySpace

    November 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Originally expected Oct. 16 and then bumped to Nov. 20, Pussycat Doll vocalist Nicole Scherzinger's Interscope debut, "Her Name Is Nicole," has been shifted to a February release. Originally expected Oct. 16 and then bumped to Nov. 20, Pussycat Doll vocalist Nicole Scherzinger&…

  14. Ask Billboard

    October 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Keith answers readers' questions on Radiohead, "Legally Blonde: The Musical," Dashboard Confessional and more! CHART COLORS Hi Keith, Radiohead's new album, "In Rainbows," was released without a record label. It was available as a digital download from their Web…

  15. Dashboard Rewards Core Fans With New Album

    October 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT While most bands that achieve a modicum of mainstream success make a point of courting their new converts, Dashboard Confessional went the opposite direction on its new, acoustic record "The Shade of While most bands that achieve a modicum of mainstream success make a point of courting…

  16. Springsteen Is Boss Of Album Chart With 'Magic'

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen scores his eighth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 with the "Magic" (Columbia), which moved 335,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's his best sales s Bruce Springsteen scores his eighth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 with the…

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen regroups with the E Street Band for their first album together in five years, Brooks & Dunn pull back into "Cowboy Town," matchbox twenty tacks six new songs on its first "Greate The debut album from teen phenom Soulja Boy, "souljaboytellem.com" …

  18. Carrabba Already 14 Songs Into Next Dashboard CD

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chris Carrabba isn't waiting to get the new Dashboard Confessional album out -- "The Shade of Poison Trees" on Oct. 2 (Vagrant) -- before getting the next one going in serious fashion. Chris Carrabba isn't waiting to get the new Dashboard Confessional album out -- "…

  19. Carrabba Goes Acoustic On New Dashboard Album

    August 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Chris Carrabba's next album as Dashboard Confessional will revisit the acoustic approach of the act's early releases. Chris Carrabba's next album as Dashboard Confessional will revisit the acoustic approach of the act's early releases. Due Oct. 2 via Vagrant, "The…

  20. The Last Goodnight

    August 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Enfield, Connecticut isn't exactly a musical mecca, but the tiny New England city has spawned pop rock act the Last Goodnight, who have just scored their first ink on the Billboard charts. Enfield, Connecticut isn't exactly a musical mecca, but the tiny New England city has spawned…

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