John Benson

Slash: Weiland Playing With STP This Summer

Slash: Weiland Playing With STP This Summer

After Velvet Revolver wraps a spring tour in support of its second album, "Libertad," frontman Scott Weiland will rejoin his former bandmates in Stone Temple Pilots for a handful of summer reunion shows, guitarist Slash tells Billboard.com.
Rahzel Delivers A 'Knockout' Blow

Rahzel Delivers A 'Knockout' Blow

Four years removed from his last studio effort, 2004's "Rahzel's Greatest Knockouts," Rahzel is finally completing its follow-up.
Sugarland Hitting The Studio Early Next Year

Sugarland Hitting The Studio Early Next Year

A year removed from the release of its smash album, "Enjoy the Ride," Sugarland is nearly ready to begin recording its follow-up. The set is due sometime next year via MCA Nashville.
Dando Readies New Lemonheads Album, 'Ray' Reissue

Dando Readies New Lemonheads Album, 'Ray' Reissue

A year after he resurrected his beloved '90s rock outfit the Lemonheads, singer/songwriter Evan Dando tells Billboard.com he's planning on recording and releasing another band effort in April 2008.
Hall & Oates Taking 'Christmas' On Tour

Hall & Oates Taking 'Christmas' On Tour

On the heels of Hall & Oates' first seasonal album, "Home for Christmas," last year, Daryl Hall says the time is now right to load up the sleigh for a two-week-plus jaunt, which begins Nov. 20 in Chicago.
Coheed & Cambria Gets Accessible On New CD

Coheed & Cambria Gets Accessible On New CD

After two of its rhythm section members left the band in 2006, Coheed & Cambria came close to calling it quits, according to frontman Claudio Sanchez.
Nash Looks Back With Extensive Boxed Set

Nash Looks Back With Extensive Boxed Set

Looking back with an eye on the future is what Graham Nash has been up to these days. The rock veteran tells Billboard.com he's putting the finishing touches on a 65-song career-retrospective box set, "Reflection," due in February.

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