1. Aerosmith Hitting The Studio In November

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith plans to hit the studio on Nov. 1 to begin recording its next album -- and that's about the only concrete detail guitarist Joe Perry has about it right now. Aerosmith plans to hit the studio on Nov. 1 to begin recording its next album -- and that's about the only concrete…

  2. Two Sides Of T.I.

    July 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit of everything on his new album, "T.I. vs. T.I.P.," due this week via Grand Hustle/Atlantic. The set features guest turns by Eminem, Nelly, Jay-Z and Busta Rhymes Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit of everything on his new album, "T.I.…

  3. Pinback Sets Date For Second Touch & Go Album

    May 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The 11-track set is the follow-up to 2004's "Summer in Abaddon." As tipped here in January, Pinback will return Sept. 11 with its second Touch & Go album, "Autumn of the Seraphs." The 11-track set is the follow-up to 2004's "Summer in Abaddon."…

  4. Daft Punk, Stooges, MMJ Join Pearl Jam At Lollapalooza

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ben Harper and Snow Patrol are among the top acts joining previously announced headliner Pearl Jam at this Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs…

  5. Live Nation Expands Fillmore Franchise In Three Cities

    March 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation will greatly expand its Fillmore franchise with new Fillmore venues in New York, Philadelphia and Detroit, with others to follow. They join Fillmore venues in San Francisco and Denver. Live Nation will greatly expand its Fillmore franchise with new Fillmore venues in New York,…

  6. T.I. Stretches Out With Eminem, Timbaland, Wyclef

    March 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit of everything on his upcoming album "T.I. vs. T.I.P.," due July 3 via Grand Hustle/Atlantic. The set will feature guest turns by Eminem, Justin Timberlake, R. Ke Atlanta rapper T.I. tries a little bit of everything on his upcoming album "T…

  7. This Day in Music

    March 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2002 - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications from diabetes and kidney failure. He is 66. 2001 - Composer Monty Norman is awarded 30,000…

  8. Who's That 'Flirt?': Bow Wow, And R. Kelly, Too

    February 23, 2007 12:00 AM EST Eagle-eyed readers of Billboard's charts will surely have cocked eyebrows when they come across hip-hop track "I'm a Flirt." Eagle-eyed readers of Billboard's charts will surely have cocked eyebrows when they come across hip-hop track "I'm a Flirt." The…

  9. Pinback Finishing New CD, Crow Preps Side Projects

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Pinback is finishing up its next studio album, "Autumn of the Seraphs," due this summer via Touch & Go. Group member Rob Crow says he expects 12 tracks to make the cut for the follow-up to 2004's Pinback is finishing up its next studio album, "Autumn of the Seraphs,…

  10. Underground Garage

    December 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a year that started with our president "staying the course" and ending with him saying the Commission on Iraq had some "good points" (yeah, like screw your course, get the hell out of there, you mo In a year that started with our president "staying the course"…

  11. The Supersuckers

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eddie Spaghetti from the Supersuckers here. We're on this "Little Steven's Underground Garage Tour" and I thought I'd share a few notes I've jotted down with you. You can't wait to read my rambling no Eddie Spaghetti from the Supersuckers here. We're on…

  12. Billboard Bits: The Ataris, Bloc Party, Annuals

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rock outfit the Ataris has signed a new deal with Sanctuary, which will release the group's new album, "Welcome to the Night," in February via the band's own Isola Recordings imprint. Rock outfit the Ataris has signed a new deal with Sanctuary, which will release the group…

  13. Cheap Tricks, Revolting Cocks

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rick Nielsen makes a surprise appearance at a Revolting Cocks show. The sold-out crowd at Chicago's House of Blues Theatre was treated to an all-star rock n' roll extravaganza on July 2nd when Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen hit the stage for a special performance with Al Jourgensen…

  14. Ministry Plots Final Disc

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ministry's days are numbered, according to group leader Al Jourgensen. Ministry's days are numbered, according to group leader Al Jourgensen. Jourgensen, who has led the group and its numerous side projects since 1981, says that after Ministry finishes its current MasterBaTour, he…

  15. This Day in Music

    March 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Country singer George Jones walks out of the hospital 13 days after a near fatal traffic accident. Jones, 67, thanks Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors and nurses before climbi 2002 - Jazz organist Big John Patton dies in Montclair, N.J., of complications…

  16. Palestinians Protest Waters' Israel Show

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Palestinian artists have appealed to former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters to cancel a concert in Israel out of solidarity with their fight against the West Bank barrier. Palestinian artists have appealed to former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters to cancel a concert in Israel out of…

  17. OutKast's 'Idlewild' Due In April, Despite Trailer Info

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST The highly anticipated Outkast soundtrack to the film "Idlewild" will not be out next week, despite what a trailer on the film's Web site says. A spokesperson for the label tells Billboard.com that th The highly anticipated Outkast soundtrack to the film "Idlewild"…

  18. Stones Decry 'Ridiculous' Super Bowl Censorship

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones considered the decision to censor two of their songs during the Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday "ridiculous" and unnecessary, a representative for the band said. The Rolling Stones considered the decision to censor two of their songs during the Super Bowl…

  19. Stones Decry 'Ridiculous' Super Bowl Censorship

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones considered the decision to censor two of their songs during the Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday "ridiculous" and unnecessary, a representative for the band said. The Rolling Stones considered the decision to censor two of their songs during the Super Bowl…

  20. Billboard Bits: AMAs, Springsteen, Ministry

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on AMAs, Springsteen, Ministry A trio of country stars has joined the performance lineup for the American Music Awards, which will be broadcast live Nov. 22 on ABC. Tim McGraw, Rascal Flatts and Keith Urban bolster a roster that also includes Kenny Chesney, Mariah Carey, Rob Thomas and…

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