1. SXSW: Morello, Tankian, Harper Rock For 'War'

    March 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Tom Morello, Serj Tankian, Ben Harper, Billy Bragg and others joined forces to sow some musical seeds of revolution last night (March 13) at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas. Tom Morello, Serj Tankian, Ben Harper, Billy Bragg and others joined forces to sow some musical seeds of revolution…

  2. Coldplay, Jay-Z, NIN Headline First Pemberton Festival

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard.com has learned that Coldplay, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Jay-Z and Nine Inch Nails will headline the first-ever Pemberton Festival, set for July 25-27 in Pemberton, B.C. Billboard.com has learned that Coldplay, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Jay-Z and Nine Inch Nails…

  3. Sasquatch! Snags R.E.M., Cure, Lips, Death Cab

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., the Cure, Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse and M.I.A. lead the bill for the 2008 Sasquatch! Music Festival, to be held May 24-26 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, Wash. R.E.M., the Cure, Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse and M.I.A. lead the bill for the…

  4. Best Bets: 2008 Album Preview (Continued)

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Our coverage of twenty of 2008's most highly-anticipated albums continues with sets due in March through the end of the year. Our coverage of twenty of 2008's most highly-anticipated albums continues with sets due in March through the end of the year. Click here to return to…

  5. 'Flock' Of Ages

    February 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dublin rock troupe Bell X1 will celebrate the American release of the top-selling Irish album "Flock" with its first extensive North American tour, which begins March 12 in Toronto. Dublin rock troupe Bell X1 will celebrate the American release of the top-selling Irish album "…

  6. Irish Rockers Bell X1 Prep U.S Release, Tour

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Dublin rock troupe Bell X1 will be celebrating the American release of the top-selling Irish album "Flock" with their first extensive North American tour. Starting March 12 in Toronto, the quartet tou Dublin rock troupe Bell X1 will be celebrating the American release of the top…

  7. This Day in Music

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST - With three trophies, Avril Lavigne tops the fan-voted MTV Asia Awards at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Lavigne wins for favorite female artist and breakthrough artist, as well as the style awar 2003 - With three trophies, Avril Lavigne tops the fan-voted MTV Asia Awards at the…

  8. The Billboard Q&A: Sheryl Crow

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST A lot has happened since Sheryl Crow's 2005 album, "Wildflower," hit stores. Her relationship with cyclist Lance Armstrong ended and soon thereafter Crow was diagnosed with breast cancer. Here, the ac A lot of has happened since Sheryl Crow's fifth studio album, "…

  9. Portishead, Johnson, Waters To Headline Coachella

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson and former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will headline the 2008 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 25-27 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also near the Jack Johnson and former Pink Floyd principal Roger Waters will headline the 2008 Coachella…

  10. This Day in Music

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Tenacious D drafts a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its benefit for Asian tsunami relief at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theatre. The show features solo sets from Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedde 2005 - Tenacious D drafts a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its…

  11. Costello Refurbishes 'Model' Yet Again

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Continuing in Hip-O/UMe's Elvis Costello reissue series, the labels will on March 4 release "This Year's Model" bolstered with previously unreleased material and a bonus live disc. Continuing in Hip-O/UMe's Elvis Costello reissue series, the labels will on March 4…

  12. Billboard Bits: Tibet House, Gigantour, Thomas/Take 6

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST The lineup has begun taking shape for the 2008 Tibet House benefit concert, to be held Feb. 13 at New York's Carnegie Hall. The lineup has begun taking shape for the 2008 Tibet House benefit concert, to be held Feb. 13 at New York's Carnegie Hall. Under the direction of artistic…

  13. This Day in Music

    January 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Nashville-based country fan magazine Music City News closes its doors after 37 years of publication. 2000 - Nashville-based country fan magazine Music City News closes its doors after 37 years of publication. 2000 - Violence erupts during a concert at California's 12,000-seat…

  14. Flo Rida's 'Low' Starts Third Week Atop Hot 100

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST There's very little movement near the top of the Billboard Hot 100 this week, as Flo Rida's "Low" featuring T-Pain remains No. 1 for a third week. The track is also this week's biggest radio airplay g There's very little movement near the top of the Billboard Hot…

  15. Under New MGMT

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST For Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, the duo who comprise New York's MGMT, becoming one of the most buzzed-about bands during the 2007 CMJ Music Marathon wasn't quite what they were after. For Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser, the duo who comprise New York's MGMT,…

  16. Destroyer Looking For 'Trouble' On Ninth Album

    January 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Dan Bejar will return this spring with his ninth full-length record as Destroyer, "Trouble in Dreams." Singer/songwriter Dan Bejar will return this spring with his ninth full-length record as Destroyer, "Trouble in Dreams." The 11-song set is due March 18…

  17. Styles Converge On New k.d. lang Album

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST d. lang hasn't treated her fans to new original material in eight years, but that'll change on Feb. 5th, when she releases "Watershed" (Nonesuch). k.d. lang hasn't treated her fans to new original material in eight years, but that'll change on Feb. 5th, when…

  18. This Day in Music

    December 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST - "Exotic chanteuse" Gloria Lasso dies at Cuernavaca in Mexico, aged 83. Lasso was one of France's most popular singers and performers of the 1950s. Her 1956 song "Etranger au Paradis" was the fi 2005 - "Exotic chanteuse" Gloria Lasso dies at Cuernavaca…

  19. This Day in Music

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST - The Black Eyed Peas take home three awards at the 2006 American Music Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast live on ABC. The Peas, which accept the awards via satellite f 2006 - The Black Eyed Peas take home three awards at the 2006 American Music Awards,…

  20. Tapes N' Tapes Wraps Sophomore Album

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Indie rock outfit Tapes N' Tapes has wrapped work on its sophomore album, due in late spring via XL Recordings. Indie rock outfit Tapes N' Tapes has wrapped work on its sophomore album, due in late spring via XL Recordings. The Minneapolis-based group headed to upstate New York to…

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