1. Blink-182: 2009 CM&P Award Finalist

    September 08, 2009 2:47 PM EDT In what's billed as the "ultimate fan appreciation promotion" this summer, State Farm has given consumers the chance to win the personal car of Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker : a candy apple-red '66 Cadillac Coupe Deville convertible, complete with a custom sound system,…

  2. Blink-182, Weezer Rock FreeFest

    August 31, 2009 3:15 PM EDT By the time Public Enemy shook the west stage crowd with Flavor Flav crowdsurfing during "Fight The Power" under the late afternoon sun, the musical momentum at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Sunday (Aug. 30) had been building for five hours. It didn't hit its peak, however,…

  3. DJ AM Reportedly Found Dead

    August 28, 2009 9:07 PM EDT DJ AM, the sought-after disc jockey who became a celebrity in his own right with high-profile romances and a glamorous lifestyle, was found dead Friday at his apartment, which had drug paraphernalia in it, a law enforcement official said. Paramedics had to break down the door to his Manhattan…

  4. Virgin Mobile FreeFest: Preview

    August 27, 2009 12:14 PM EDT Following last weekend's successful V Fest in the U.K. -- which featured a buzzed-about appearance by Amy Winehouse during The Specials' headlining set -- its organizers are bringing big name bands to U.S. shores this Sunday (Aug. 30) for the Virgin Mobile FreeFest, a one-day…

  5. Blink-182 To Unveil 'Up All Night' On Tour

    June 17, 2009 8:14 AM EDT Having abandoned the idea of completing a full new album as "too ambitious" before its upcoming tour, blink-182 will instead have one new song ready before it hits the road on July 23 in Las Vegas. Guitarist Tom DeLonge tells Billboard.com that the track, titled "Up All Night,…

  6. Blink-182 Announces Summer Tour Plans

    May 15, 2009 8:00 AM EDT If it hadn't been for drummer Travis Barker's near-fatal airplane crash last year, Blink-182 might not be touring this summer. But after a five-year hiatus, Blink-182 members Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Tom DeLonge will embark on a nearly 50-date North American arena and…

  7. Blink-182, Motion City Soundtrack Albums In The Works

    May 01, 2009 5:00 PM EDT Blink-182 frontman Mark Hoppus says the band has already written a number of new songs, but don't expect a follow-up to 2003's self-titled smash before the big reunion tour this summer. "We started writing a few months ago and got well into the writing process, but now we'…

  8. DJ AM Seeks $20 Million In Plane Crash Lawsuit

    March 17, 2009 8:42 AM EDT DJ AM is seeking $20 million in damages related to a plane crash in South Carolina last year that killed four others. The celebrity disc jockey, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, is suing the plane's manufacturer, Learjet, and several other companies. Goldstein is seeking $10 million…

  9. Plant/Krauss, Lil Wayne Win Big At 51st Grammys

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Robert Plant and Alison Krauss were the big winners at the 51st annual Grammy Awards at Los Angeles' Staples Center, tallying five trophies, including album of the year for the Rounder project "Raising Sand" and record of the year for "Please Read The Letter." "…

  10. Blink 182 Announces Reunion At Grammys

    February 08, 2009 10:26 PM EST As expected, Blink 182 announced it is reuniting for a tour and new album during tonight's Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The group has been on hiatus for more than four years. "We used to play music together, and we decided we're going to play music together again," said…

  11. Blink-182 Members Finally 'Reconnecting'

    November 19, 2008 4:44 PM EST After a messy split in 2005, the three members of Blink-182 are back in communication, raising speculation that a reunion may be in the offing. On his blog , group member Mark Hoppus says the recent death of Blink producer Jerry Finn and drummer Travis Barker's survival of a plane crash…

  12. Blink-182 Members Finally 'Reconnecting'

    November 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST After a messy split in 2005, the three members of Blink-182 are back in communication, raising speculation that a reunion may be in the offing. After a messy split in 2005, the three members of Blink-182 are back in communication, raising speculation that a reunion may be in the offing. On…

  13. Superstars Sign On For 'TRL' Finale

    November 12, 2008 11:19 AM EST Some of the biggest names in pop music will be on hand Sunday (Nov. 16) for the final episode of MTV's "Total Request Live," including Ludacris, Snoop Dogg and Nelly in a one-off performance. Other performances will be turned in by Beyonce, 50 Cent, Fall Out Boy and the…

  14. Superstars Sign On For 'TRL' Finale

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Some of the biggest names in pop music will be on hand Sunday (Nov. 16) for the final episode of MTV's "Total Request Live," including Ludacris, Snoop Dogg and Nelly in a one-off performance. Some of the biggest names in pop music will be on hand Sunday (Nov. 16) for the final…

  15. Travis Barker Released From Georgia Hospital

    September 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has been released from an Augusta, Ga., hospital after suffering severe burns in a fiery plane crash more than a week ago. Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has been released from an Augusta, Ga., hospital after suffering severe burns in a fiery…

  16. Barker Has Surgeries For Burns Suffered In Crash

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite several surgeries for burns over his torso and lower body, former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is trying to stay positive after a South Carolina plane crash that killed four, including two Despite several surgeries for burns over his torso and lower body, former Blink-182 drummer…

  17. Crew Suspected Blown Tire In Barker Crash

    September 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The doomed crew piloting a Learjet that crashed on takeoff, killing four people and injuring Travis Barker and DJ AM, thought a tire blew as they hurtled down the runway and struggled unsuccessfully t The doomed crew piloting a Learjet that crashed on takeoff, killing four people and injuring…

  18. Barker, DJ AM Expected To Recover From Crash Burns

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The medical director of the burn hospital where former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and DJ AM are being treated says both men are expected to make full recoveries. The medical director of the burn hospital where former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and DJ AM are being treated says both…

  19. Travis Barker, DJ AM Critically Injured In Plane Crash

    September 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and celebrity DJ AM were critically injured in a fiery Learjet crash in South Carolina that killed four people, authorities said today (Sept. 20). Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and celebrity DJ AM were critically injured in a fiery Learjet crash…

  20. The Game Moves 'LAX' Release Date Again

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Originally due June 24 then July 8, the Game's third album, "LAX," is now set for release July 22 via Geffen. Originally due June 24 then July 8, the Game's third album, "LAX," is now set for release July 22 via Geffen. The first single, "Game's Pain,…

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