1. Alternative Chart 25th Anniversary: Top 100 Songs

    September 09, 2013 11:37 AM EDT The alternative radio format is built upon the promise of what's coming next, so it's no surprise that the music played by alternative stations has experienced multiple changes during the last 25 years. The wide-ranging format of 1988 (when the chart debuted  with the name, …

  2. Rock On The Range Fest Lines Up A Perfect Circle, Korn, Disturbed

    February 01, 2011 5:50 PM EST A Perfect Circle , Avenged Sevenfold , Disturbed and Korn are among the acts slated to headline hard-rock music fest Rock on the Range 2011, it was announced today (Feb. 1). The festival, which is celebrating its five-year anniversary, goes down May 21-22 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus,…

  3. Chart Beat Wednesday: Alice In Chains, Jason Aldean, Katy Perry

    August 26, 2009 3:24 PM EDT MODERN ROCK: Billboard's rock charts this week boast a number of acts reclaiming the spotlight. Ahead of its Sept. 29 release, "Black Gives Way to Blue," its first album in 14 years, Alice in Chains notches its first top on Alternative Songs since 1996, as "Check My Brain…

  4. Trapt, "Contagious"

    April 02, 2009 10:26 AM EDT Trapt, "Contagious" Track Review …

  5. Mötley Crüe Unveils Crüe Fest 2 Lineup

    March 17, 2009 8:52 AM EDT Mötley Crüe will be joined by Godsmack, Theory of a Deadman, Drowning Pool and Charm City Devils on the Crüe Fest 2: The White Trash Circus tour, the band announced at a Fuse TV press conference yesterday (March 16). The band will celebrate the 20th anniversary of "Dr. Feelgood,"…

  6. Motley Crue Puts Crue Fest 2 On The Road

    February 25, 2009 1:05 PM EST Mötley Crüe will reprise their multi-act hard rock tour this summer with Crüe Fest 2: The White Trash Circus. The Live Nation-produced tour begins July 19 in Camden, N.J., and runs through September 5 in Darien Lake, N.Y. Full tour details, including the line up, will be revealed at a press…

  7. Motley Crue Heading Back On The Road

    November 14, 2008 3:01 PM EST Motley Crue will follow up this summer's Crue Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. The 25-city-plus jaunt will feature support from Hinder…

  8. Motley Crue Heading Back On The Road

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Motley Crue will follow up this summer's Crue Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Motley Crue will follow up this summer's Crue Fest amphitheater tour with a North…

  9. Hinder: Fighting For Their Right To Party

    November 07, 2008 6:07 PM EST Hinder drummer Cody Hanson and his bandmates just bought 120 bottles of Jägermeister. The Oklahoma City rock quintet recently installed a Jägermeister machine on its tour bus. "It's just a machine with three bottles that go in upside down," Hanson says. "It keeps them at…

  10. Hinder: Fighting For Their Right To Party

    November 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Hinder drummer Cody Hanson and his bandmates just bought 120 bottles of Jägermeister. Hinder drummer Cody Hanson and his bandmates just bought 120 bottles of Jägermeister. The Oklahoma City rock quintet recently installed a Jägermeister machine on its tour bus. "It's just a machine…

  11. Crue Fest / Aug. 23, 2008 / Holmdel, N.J. (PNC Bank Arts Center)

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT At first glance, Crue Fest's diverse lineup could make you pause. At first glance, Crue Fest's diverse lineup could make you pause. You have Trapt, a rock band whose edge barely eclipses its pop tunings. You have Papa Roach, a one-time rap-rock band that's stepped away from…

  12. 'Mamma Mia!' Leaps To No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It took five weeks, but the ABBA-driven soundtrack to "Mamma Mia!" has ascended to the summit of The Billboard 200 for the first time. Moving 130,000 copies in the U.S., the Decca effort climbs 3-1 an It took five weeks, but the ABBA-driven soundtrack to "Mamma Mia!" has…

  13. Live Nation To Announce Summer Tours

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation, the world's largest concert promoter, is expected to announce the bulk of its North American summer tours on Monday, a list that includes proven box office performers and artists who rare Live Nation, the world's largest concert promoter, is expected to announce the…

  14. Nikki Sixx

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Add "record label president" to the Nikki Sixx resume, as the Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. bassist steps in as the new chief of Eleven Seven Records. Check out his new projects, plus a Billboard <B>exclusiv Add "record label president" to the Nikki Sixx resume, as the…

  15. Motley Crue Roars Back With New Album, Tour

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In support of its first studio album with its original members in more than a decade, Motley Crue will embark on a 40-plus-city North American amphitheater tour. In support of its first studio album with its original members in more than a decade, Motley Crue will embark on a 40-plus-city…

  16. Exclusive: Sixx Named Eleven Seven President

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx has been named the president of Eleven Seven Records, Billboard can reveal. The artist is also finishing work on the first new Motley Crue studio album since Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. bassist Nikki Sixx has been named the president of Eleven Seven…

  17. The Billboard Q&A: Nikki Sixx

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Add "record label president" to the Nikki Sixx résumé, as the Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. bassist steps in as the new chief of Eleven Seven Records. Add "record label president" to the Nikki Sixx résumé, as the Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. bassist steps in as the new chief of Eleven…

  18. trapt test

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT trapt test News …

  19. Billboard Bits: Randy Newman, Trapt/Shinedown, Joan Jett

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Randy Newman, Trapt/Shinedown, Joan Jett Steve Earle, Allison Moorer, Guster, Bela Fleck and the Del McCoury Band are among the artists recasting songs penned by Randy Newman on the tribute album "Sail Away: The Songs of Randy Newman." Due May 9 via Sugar Hill, the 12-track…

  20. Nickelback Taps Live, Trapt For Tour

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nickelback will be hitting the road starting in January in support of its latest effort "All the Right Reasons" (Roadrunner). The Canadian leg of the North American tour will feature Live opening, whi Nickelback will be hitting the road starting in January in support of its latest…

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