1. Rob Zombie, "Hellbilly Deluxe 2"

    January 22, 2010 3:52 PM EST Sequels are tricky in any art form, but Rob Zombie -who has revived the "Halloween" horror film franchise and has "The Blob" on his radar-certainly seems like the right guy for the job. While "Hellbilly Deluxe 2" certainly captures the Saturday afternoon matinee…

  2. Korn, Rob Zombie To Headline 2010 Mayhem Tour

    January 20, 2010 10:12 AM EST Hard rock veterans Korn and Rob Zombie have singed on as headliners for the 2010 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, a 24-date tour scheduled for July and August in the U.S. and Canada. Lamb of God and Five Finger Death Punch will also perform on the main stage. The annual multi-stage…

  3. Ask Billboard: Going Gaga For Album Re-Releases

    October 30, 2009 5:29 PM EDT Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com . Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. NOT AS EASY AS ABC Hey Gary, In reference to your stating in last week's…

  4. Rob Zombie Tour Goes On Despite "Hellbilly 2' Album Delay

    October 28, 2009 9:04 AM EDT R ob Zombie decided to push back the release date of his "Hellbilly Deluxe 2" album because "everything was turning into a chaotic mess." Zombie's fourth solo studio album -- and the sequel to his 1998 solo debut -- was originally slated to come out on Nov. 17. But he…

  5. Lynyrd Skynyrd Video Feature: Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition

    October 09, 2009 10:05 PM EDT It's a warm, sunny Monday afternoon in August and Lynyrd Skynyrd is at DR&A Television and Film Production Studios in downtown Nashville filming a video for the single "Simple Life." Standing on the bare set, guitars blazing and hair blowing, Johnny Van Zant, Rickey…

  6. Lynyrd Skynyrd Lives On With 'God & Guns'

    September 28, 2009 10:04 AM EDT As the lone surviving founding member of Lynyrd Skynyrd , guitarist Gary Rossington says he's profoundly moved by the release of "God & Guns," the Southern rock icons' first set of new material in six years. "The feeling is just overwhelming," Rossington…

  7. Rob Zombie Readies Album, Tour To Follow 'Halloween 2'

    August 28, 2009 4:09 PM EDT The bludgeoning beats, the beard, the blood -- Rob Zombie is a cinematic figure himself with the punishing industrial rock of White Zombie and his solo music. But then he expanded his dark vision from directing music videos to making his 2003 feature debut, the unambiguously titled "…

  8. Lynyrd Skynyrd's Latest A Tribute To Band's Past, Future

    July 09, 2009 8:58 PM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd considers its new album, "God & Guns" -- due out Sept. 29 on Loud & Proud/Roadrunner Records -- to be "a tribute to the past and to the future of this band, too," according to frontman Johnny Van Zant . "The old saying is if it ain't broke,…

  9. Lynyrd Skynyrd's Latest A Tribute To Band's Past, Future

    July 09, 2009 4:02 PM EDT Lynyrd Skynyrd considers its new album, "God & Guns" -- due out Sept. 29 on Loud & Proud/Roadrunner Records -- to be "a tribute to the past and to the future of this band, too," according to frontman Johnny Van Zant. "The old saying is if it ain't broke,…

  10. Tommy Lee Plots Methods Of Mayhem Album

    January 21, 2009 10:49 AM EST Tommy Lee is ready for a little mayhem -- and not just with Motley Crue. The drummer, who kicks off the Crue's Saints of Los Angeles Tour on Jan. 31 in Indio, Calif., tells Billboard.com that he's started work on his second Methods of Mayhem album, following up the group's…

  11. Slipknot

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The moment is burned into the mind of Roadrunner Records president Jonas Nachsin. It was 1999, and his label had convinced Ozzfest organizers to put its newly signed band, Slipknot, on the festival's The moment is burned into the mind of Roadrunner Records president Jonas Nachsin. It was…

  12. Skynyrd Sets Sights On '09 For New Album

    August 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After spending the last year or so working with former Marilyn Manson/current Rob Zombie guitarist John 5, Lynyrd Skynyrd is close to finishing its next studio album. After spending the last year or so working with former Marilyn Manson/current Rob Zombie guitarist John 5, Lynyrd Skynyrd is…

  13. Azoff, Gould To Co-Manage GNR, Axl Rose

    March 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Guns N' Roses and its frontman Axl Rose will now be represented by longtime managers Irving Azoff and Andy Gould, according to a statement from Rose on the band's Web site. Guns N' Roses and its frontman Axl Rose will now be represented by longtime managers Irving Azoff and…

  14. Zombie Busy With DVD, Films, Boxed Set

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Rob Zombie complains about having "too many projects." But he has a slew of them planned for the coming year -- including a DVD, a couple more movies and even possibly the long-delayed White Zombie bo Rob Zombie complains about having "too many projects." But he has a slew…

  15. Ozzy Says He'll Headline 2008 Ozzfest

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Forget those rumors that Ozzfest will have to do without Ozzy Osbourne in the future. The Prince of Darkness told reporters during a teleconference today (Oct. 8) that he'll be at the top of the 2008 Forget those rumors that Ozzfest will have to do without Ozzy Osbourne in the future.…

  16. Tunes On TV

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on television for the week of September 10 - 16. MONDAY, Sept. 10 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): The Used. "Access Granted,"BET Featured artist(s): Wyclef Jean, Lil Wayne, Akon, Niia. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Glen…

  17. Osbourne, Zombie Scare Up Joint Fall Tour

    September 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne and Rob Zombie will join forces for a North American fall tour, beginning Oct. 18 at the Key Arena in Seattle and wrapping Jan. 24, 2008, at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Ozzy Osbourne and Rob Zombie will join forces for a North American fall tour, beginning Oct. 18 at…

  18. Zombie's Movie

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Some directors might be intimidated to put their spin on a classic horror film, but Rob Zombie wasn't plagued by such thoughts while creating a new version of "Halloween," in theaters this weekend. Some directors might be intimidated to put their spin on a classic horror film,…

  19. Iommi: 2008 Sabbath Tour Not 'In Stone' Yet

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's plenty of talk about a Black Sabbath reunion for 2008. It's just not coming from the band members themselves. Guitarist Tony Iommi tells Billboard.com that even though "everybody's been talkin There's plenty of talk about a Black Sabbath reunion for 2008. It&…

  20. Billboard Bits: John Lennon, KROQ Invasion, Rob Zombie

    August 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Let the speculation resume about when the full Beatles catalog is coming to iTunes. For the first time, 16 of John Lennon's solo albums and exclusive videos from EMI Music made their digital debut on Let the speculation resume about when the full Beatles catalog is coming to iTunes. For…

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