1. Young the Giant Challenges Weezer to Frisbee Battle: Whose Catch Was Better? (Vote)

    July 15, 2014 3:42 PM EDT Young the Giant has thrown down the gauntlet against Weezer. No, there isn't beef between the alternative rock elder statesmen and newcomers -- in fact their differences are over just about the tamest topic possible: Who has the illest frisbee skills? Weezer made the first move in a…

  2. Tommy Ramone’s Death: The Music World Reacts on Twitter

    July 12, 2014 10:58 AM EDT As news broke of Ramones drummer and last surviving founding member Tommy Ramone’s death on Friday at the age of 65, the music world paid tribute via social media. Tommy Ramone, Ramones Drummer, Dies at 65 Tommy Ramone, born Erdelyi Tamas in 1949, formed the Ramones with singer Jeffrey…

  3. Foreigner, Styx, Don Felder Announce 'Soundtrack of Summer' Tour (Exclusive)

    February 04, 2014 9:00 AM EST All three co-headliners have recorded a new version of the Eagles' "Hotel California" (which Felder co-wrote) and will release a compilation album to accompany the tour Styx, Foreigner and former Eagles guitarist Don Felder are joining forces to provide The Soundtrack…

  4. The Monkees Announce Summer U.S. Tour Dates

    April 29, 2013 2:35 PM EDT Following the Monkees' string of tour dates with Michael Nesmith last fall, the group has announced a 24-show summer run, with surviving members Nesmith, Micky Dolenz and Peter Tork at the helm. "A Midsummer's Night With the Monkees" kicks off on July 15 in Port Chester,…

  5. Mumford & Sons Announce North American Tour

    March 26, 2013 9:49 AM EDT Mumford & Sons will tour through out North America this summer before embarking on their Gentlemen of the Road Stopover festival-type tour. The Summer Stampede 2013 tour will run through the U.S. and Canada. The tour will kick off on May 21 in Calgary, AB and end on June 20 in Colorado.…

  6. Mumford & Sons Plot 2013 'Gentlemen of the Road' Stopovers

    February 05, 2013 4:45 PM EST Vampire Weekend, fun., Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros joining the folk-rock stars on select dates. Following the success of their 2012 stopover shows, Mumford & Sons have announced a new batch of weekend-long "Gentlemen of the Road" residencies for this upcoming…

  7. Matchbox Twenty Announce 'North' Tour 2013 Dates

    November 12, 2012 8:41 PM EST With a long-awaited new album under the belts, Matchbox Twenty have announced the first leg of their North American headlining tour, which kicks off in Tulsa, Okla. On Jan. 29. Running on the momentum from their blockbuster album "North" and hit singles "She's So Mean"…

  8. Beach Boys Album: 'It's All Brand New'

    April 23, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Bruce Johnston Says the June 5 Release Reminds Him of 'Sunflower,' Talks Reunion Tour: "I think it's going to be one special tour and that's it" The Beach Boys ' reunion album is nearly mixed and on target for a planned June 5 release, according to the group…

  9. Beach Boys Reunion Rolls On With 37 Tour Dates Announced

    February 15, 2012 4:20 PM EST As those who watched the Grammys know, the Beach Boys are back -- or at least that's the hope. Can the surviving members get along after all those lawsuits? Can Brian Wilson make it through the tour dates and the reunion album fans have been promised? As they say, "Wouldn't it…

  10. CMJ 2011: 15 Things That Will Rock

    October 18, 2011 1:40 PM EDT Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to… find the next great buzz band? Indie enthusiasts have ascended upon New York City this week for the annual CMJ Music Marathon, which kicks off today (Oct. 18) and runs through Saturday. Will the proverbial "they" find…

  11. Amy Winehouse Adoption Claim 'Not True,' Rep Says

    August 01, 2011 2:05 PM EDT Despite rampant Internet rumors and a report in a British tabloid, Amy Winehouse did not plan to adopt a 10-year-old from the Caribbean island of St. Lucia before she died, her rep confirms. "It's not true," her rep tells TMZ of reports that she planned to bring Dannika…

  12. Wyclef Not Giving Up on Haiti Presidential Bid

    August 23, 2010 9:59 AM EDT W yclef Jean said he is not abandoning his presidential bid just yet and will try to get the courts to overturn a decision disqualifying him from the race . Speaking to the Associated Press by telephone from his home in Croix des Bouquets, Jean said his lawyers will file an appeal with the…

  13. O.A.R. Targets 2011 for New Album, Sets Fall Tour

    July 13, 2010 12:22 PM EDT O. A.R. is eyeballing an early 2011 release for its next album, which frontman Marc Roberge says will hearken back somewhat to the quintet's earliest recordings. "Sonically it's a lot like those first records," Roberge tells Billboard.com. "It's very islandy and.…

  14. Against Me! Readying New Album, Digital EP

    April 13, 2010 1:44 PM EDT Florida pop-punk outfit Against Me! is known for its raucous live shows and angst-filled lyrics, but with its fifth album "White Crosses," (due June 8 on Sire Records), the band is dipping into the past. "I spent a lot of time thinking about growing up in Florida and the people…

  15. My Morning Jacket Returning To Road With Preservation Hall Jazz Band

    January 29, 2010 3:20 PM EST M y Morning Jacket , the electrifying rock band that took nearly a year away from touring, is set to hit the road in April for a 9-date outing through several Southeastern states. The tour kicks off April 20 in Birmingham, Ala., winds up in Columbus, Ohio on May 2 an includes a stop at the…

  16. Kings Of Leon Following MSG Sellout With Tour

    February 06, 2009 3:19 PM EST Kings Of Leon will follow up their Jan. 29 sold-out performance at the Madison Square Garden in New York with another run of North American arena shows, beginning April 19 at Agganis Arena in Boston and wrapping at the Bill Graham Civic Center on May 21 in San Francisco. The shows are in…

  17. Good Charlotte, Boys Like Girls Team For Tour

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Good Charlotte and Boys Like Girls will co-headline the Soundtrack of Your Summer tour, which will begin July 8 in Chicago. Metro Station and the Maine are also on the bill. Good Charlotte and Boys Like Girls will co-headline the Soundtrack of Your Summer tour, which will begin July 8 in…

  18. Explosions In The Sky Ready New Album, Tour

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Instrumental indie rock outfit Explosions In The Sky will on Feb. 20 release "All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone," the follow-up to 2003's "The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place," and its first since compos Instrumental indie rock outfit Explosions In The Sky will on Feb.…

  19. Calexico

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Just outside of Benson, Ariz., on I-10 we see a similar van and trailer pass us on the left. It's gotta be a band van, there's even a fake tennis ball stuck into a cracked windshield. Sh*t, it's Annua Tucson, Ariz., December 2, 2006 Rialto Theatre Benefit Concert for KXCI…

  20. Gelb Gets Down With Gospel On New Album

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Giant Sand leader Howe Gelb returns March 21 with "Sno Angel Like You," an album he dubs his "most positive" effort yet. Giant Sand leader Howe Gelb returns March 21 with "Sno Angel Like You," an album he dubs his "most positive" effort yet. The Thrill…

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