1. Exclusive Premiere: Watch the Raveonettes Play Assassins in 'Killer in the Streets' Video

    September 18, 2014 10:50 AM EDT As garage rock veterans the Raveonettes prepare to head out on tour in the U.S., they’re exclusively sharing the brand new music video for their song "Killer in the Streets" on Billboard today. Check out the Rie Rasmussen -directed clip below, which features band members Sharin…

  2. Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Jack White’s Vinyl Sales Still Sizzle, Adele’s ‘21’ Nears 11 Million Sales & More

    August 03, 2014 9:00 AM EDT This week on the Billboard 200 albums chart, 5 Seconds of Summer saw its self-titled debut full-length album arrive atop the list , selling 259,000 copies in the week ending July 27, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That sum is not only the third-biggest debut of the year, but also more than…

  3. Action Bronson, Paul Rosenberg Talk Vice Records Deal

    August 20, 2012 1:10 PM EDT Less than two years ago, Action Bronson (real name Arian Asllani) was a full-time chef in New York, serving up gourmet dishes like frittata Napoletana, ahi tuna and his signature Bronson burger. But after breaking his leg in a kitchen-related accident in January 2011, he decided to take up…

  4. Dum Dum Girls Polish Their Lo-Fi Grit on Album No. 2

    September 25, 2011 10:45 AM EDT Dum Dum Girls frontwoman Kristin "Dee Dee" Gundred has simple goals. "As corny as it sounds, it's my dream to do this and only this," she says of making music. "To contribute and do something worthwhile." Corny or not, for Gundred and her all-girl California…

  5. Jay-Z, Muse, Gorillaz Top Coachella 2010 Lineup

    January 19, 2010 10:25 AM EST J ay-Z , Muse and Gorillaz will headline the 11th annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 16-18 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are LCD Soundsystem , Faith No More , Thom Yorke , Pavement and the Specials . Other bands and DJs confirmed for the…

  6. The Raveonettes, "In and Out of Control"

    October 21, 2009 3:45 PM EDT The girl-group sound has always been about just that-the sound and its evolution, rather than a strictly distaff conceit (think Blondie and Holly & the Italians in the '70s and '80s, Transvision Vamp and the Primitives in the '90s and Yeah Yeah Yeahs and the Raveonettes…

  7. Hot Soundtracks: Twlight New Moon, This Is It, Where the Wild Things Are

    October 15, 2009 12:17 PM EDT Billboard chronicles what's hot in movie music with our weekly Soundtracks chart , and right here on Billboard.com you can listen to some of the biggest soundtracks of the week in their entirety. Just click on the "play" buttons below. While you're at it, cruise back in…

  8. Raveonettes Let Fans 'In' On New Album

    September 21, 2009 9:06 AM EDT During the recording process for the fourth album by the Danish rock band the Raveonettes , "In and out of Control," the higher-ups at their label, Vice, weren't the only ones giving them feedback. To reach out to fans, guitarist/vocalist Sune Rose Wagner and bassist/vocalist…

  9. Jane's Addiction Closes Lollapalooza With Short, Sweet Set

    August 10, 2009 8:19 AM EDT Jane's Addiction only ran through a dozen songs, but Perry Farrell and company made sure to roll through most of their hits for a revved-up crowd Sunday night to close out the 2009 Lollapalooza in downtown Chicago. Billboard.com spoke backstage with The Raveonettes about performing in…

  10. The Raveonettes Unveil Album Release And Tour Dates

    July 21, 2009 4:47 PM EDT Danish rock duo The Raveonettes has announced the dates for a fall tour in support of its fourth studio album, Billboard.com can exclusively report. The 19-date jaunt is set to kick off Oct. 14 at New York's Webster Hall and close out Nov. 15 in Las Vegas. Entitled "In and Out of…

  11. The Raveonettes Unveil Album Release And Tour Dates

    July 21, 2009 12:23 PM EDT Danish rock duo The Raveonettes has announced the dates for a fall tour in support of its fourth studio album, Billboard.com can exclusively report. The 19-date jaunt is set to kick off Oct. 14 at New York's Webster Hall and close out Nov. 15 in Las Vegas. Entitled "In and Out of…

  12. Pearl Jam, Beasties, Dave Matthews To Headline Austin City Limits Fest

    April 28, 2009 1:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Dave Matthews Band, and the Beastie Boys will make their Austin City Limits Music Festival debuts as headliners of the eight edition of the event in Austin's Zilker Park on Oct. 2-4. Kings of Leon, Ben Harper and Relentless7, Thievery Corporation, John Legend, the Dead Weather…

  13. The Soft Pack Signs With Kemado

    January 21, 2009 2:28 PM EST Los Angeles based rock act the Soft Pack has signed Kemado Records, Billboard.com can reveal. The band previously known as the Muslims was heavily courted by labels after last year's CMJ Festival, eventually choosing New York-based Kemado, which had been in discussions with the band…

  14. The Strokes' Fraiture Turns Toward Nickel Eye

    December 12, 2008 12:26 PM EST As he prepares to roll out his side project, Nickel Eye, next month, Strokes bassist Nikolai Fraiture predicts the group members' various solo activities will influence the music they make when they reconvene in February. "For any one of us, anything we do outside the band is our…

  15. Drummer Splits With Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

    June 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Black Rebel Motorcycle Club drummer Nick Jago has split with the band for a second time, just prior to the launch of a European tour. However, core members Robert Levon Been and Peter Hayes insist Jag Black Rebel Motorcycle Club drummer Nick Jago has split with the band for a second time,…

  16. What The 'Flock?'

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Irish rockers Bell X1, vet Ray Davies, the Raveonettes each have new releases this week. Check out Billboard's picks and more. Irish rockers Bell X1, vet Ray Davies, the Raveonettes each have new releases this week. Check out Billboard's picks and more. News Ray Davies …

  17. Rave On

    February 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST "I wanted to make a very simple, minimal album with sparse instrumentation and a very intense vibe," vocalist/guitarist Sune Rose Wagner says of "Lust Lust Lust." "I wanted to make a very simple, minimal album with sparse instrumentation and a very intense vibe,"…

  18. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST Kinks frontman Ray Davies unveils his second solo album of the past few years, the Raveonettes rock on without superstar guests and Bell X1 gives the U.S. a spin in this week's Hot Product. Singer/songwriter Allison Moorer's "Mockingbird" (New West). A new album from Mark…

  19. Gap Goes Viral For Color Coordinated Campaign

    February 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST Gap is launching an online campaign featuring music by the Raveonettes, Dntel, Swizz Beatz, the Blakes and Marié Digby in the hopes of stirring up some viral music video mojo among its younger custom Gap is launching an online campaign featuring music by the Raveonettes, Dntel, Swizz Beatz,…

  20. Crowes, Black Keys, Bun B Set For SXSW

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Black Crowes, the Black Keys, UGK rapper Bun and R.E.M. are among the names newly confirmed to appear at the 2008 South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. They join previously announced per The Black Crowes, the Black Keys, UGK rapper Bun and R.E.M. are among the names newly…

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