1. After Atlantic: An Independent Sean Paul Moves Forward

    November 11, 2014 12:25 PM EST Throughout his scorching 90-minute set aboard the inaugural Welcome to Jamrock Reggae cruise (October 20-25), a sweat soaked Sean Paul  put down some impressive dance moves as he tore through his repertoire of EDM-influenced tracks, pop-reggae hits and core dancehall singles. In the latter…

  2. 'Shameless' Racks Up 750 Synchs (35 in One Episode) on Its Way to New Soundtrack

    April 07, 2014 8:04 PM EDT As "Shameless" characters change, so, too, does the music Airborne Toxic Event, Exitmusic and Wavves were among the nearly two dozen artists used in the April 6 season four finale of “Shameless,” the Showtime series that has become a substantial home for independent recording…

  3. Sean Paul, 'Other Side Of Love': Exclusive Song Premiere

    June 07, 2013 12:12 PM EDT A year after the release of "Tomahawk Technique," Sean Paul returns with his first single, "Other Side Of Love," off his upcoming sixth studio album. The Benny Blanco and the Cataracs produced track, premiered exclusively here on The Juice, features the rapper…

  4. Orion Music Festival Heads to Detroit With Metallica, Chili Peppers

    February 25, 2013 9:54 AM EST For the second year, Metallica will headline the rock-heavy Orion Music Festival, to be held June 8 and 9 at Belle Isle in Detroit. Other lead acts include Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Deftones and Bassnectar. Dubbed the Orion Music + More Festival by C3 Presents, the event will…

  5. Sean Paul Talks 'Tomahawk Technique' Album, Touring & Kelly Rowland Single

    October 17, 2012 1:50 PM EDT Shortly after the release of his fifth studio album "Tomahawk Technique" (Sept. 18), Sean Paul hit the stadiums to connect with fans. "Touring helps to get people aware you're back in the building," Sean Paul told Billboard. The dancehall artist is embarking on a the…

  6. Fall Album Preview 2012

    August 31, 2012 10:25 AM EDT Chart Article From No Doubt and Green Day to Wiz Khalifa, Deadmau5, and Jason Aldean and far beyond, Billboard spotlights which rock, hip-hop, Latin, country, indie and pop artists and albums to watch for in the season ahead. Who will reign supreme in autumn 2012? Here are 125 contenders we&…

  7. Exclusive: Sean Paul Sets 'Tomahawk Technique' U.S. Release Date

    August 13, 2012 1:40 PM EDT 'It is, in certain terms, like a rebirth,' the dancehall star says of the new disc. "Tomahawk Technique," Sean Paul 's fifth studio album, is finally hitting U.S. stores on Sept. 18 through VP/Atlantic, the Jamaican dancehall star tells Billboard.com. The disc has…

  8. Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup: Run DMC, Girl Talk, Against Me! + More

    July 12, 2012 1:55 PM EDT Austin's annual Fun Fun Fun Fest has announced the full lineup for the 2012 festival, to be held November 2-4 at Auditorium Shores. The 7th annual festival will feature big name acts like the reunion of Run D.M.C. , Santigold , an appearance from De La Soul , Girl Talk , and Explosions…

  9. Kat Von D's 20 Celeb Tattoo Tour

    July 29, 2010 1:00 PM EDT "If I had a religion, it would be music," says L.A based tattoo artist, Kat Von D . Though she came to public consciousness when she was featured on the TLC show "Miami Ink" and subsequently earned her own show, "L.A Ink" in 2007, Von D was already famous to the…

  10. The Knife Goes To The Opera

    February 05, 2009 2:42 PM EST It's shaping up to be a busy year for Swedish electro-pop outfit the Knife, which is presently working on the score for a Danish Opera about Charles Darwin, titled "Tomorrow, In a Year." The piece is slated to debut in September, with the music possibly serving as the follow-up…

  11. Battles Rages On

    July 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Can an experimental rock supergroup whose members reject the "math rock" label they've been slapped with ultimately transcend it? Can an experimental rock supergroup whose members reject the "math rock" label they've been slapped with ultimately transcend it? The…

  12. Patton Gears Up For Fennesz Collaboration

    May 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Always willing to collaborate with eclectic artists, Mike Patton will team with experimental Austrian musician Christian Fennesz for a 12-date tour this summer, beginning May 28 at the Moers Festival Always willing to collaborate with eclectic artists, Mike Patton will team with experimental…

  13. Patton Plugs Away With Peeping Tom, Tomahawk

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST After a few European headlining jaunts and scattered Stateside opening dates (including the Who and Gnarls Barkley), the time was just right for a full-scale U.S. Peeping Tom tour, frontman Mike Patto After a few European headlining jaunts and scattered Stateside opening dates (including the…

  14. Peeping Tom

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Don't be afraid of this Peeping Tom. It's just former Faith No More frontman Mike Patton. Over the years the noise rock Renaissance man has built an avid cult following with such bands as Mr. Bungle a Don't be afraid of this Peeping Tom. It's just former Faith No More…

  15. Patton Juggling Numerous New Projects

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30 release of his new album under the moniker Peeping Tom approaches, Patton has a number of other endeavors in Mike Patton should give a seminar on how to juggle several projects at once. As the May 30…

  16. Ennio Morricone Gets Compiled By Ipecac

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Renowned movie composer Ennio Morricone will be celebrated this fall with a new double-disc compilation, "Crime and Dissonance." Renowned movie composer Ennio Morricone will be celebrated this fall with a new double-disc compilation, "Crime and Dissonance." Due Sept. 6 via…

  17. Auf Der Maur Eyes Solo Debut

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late spring via Capitol, according to a spokesperson. The as-yet-untitled set will be supported with a tour, with details yet Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late…

  18. Billboard Bits: MTV VMAs, STIFLE, Sepultura

    August 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV VMAs, STIFLE, Sepultura 50 Cent and Good Charlotte have joined Coldplay and Christina Aguilera as confirmed performers for the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, to be broadcast live Aug. 28 from New York's Radio City Music Hall. P. Diddy, Ashanti, Kelly Clarkson, Redman,…

  19. Horror Rock Fills 'Freddy Vs. Jason' Soundtrack

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Two of the biggest slasher-film icons of the '80s are finally set to meet, as the nightmare pairing of "Freddy Vs. Jason" hits U.S. theaters Aug. 15. Two of the biggest slasher-film icons of the '80s are finally set to meet, as the nightmare pairing of "Freddy Vs.…

  20. BREAKING & ENTERING

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Goldfrapp, New Pornographers, Prefuse 73, and Tomahawk. /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News …

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