A diverse lineup comprising Jack Johnson, the Verve, Serj Tankian, the Raconteurs, the Breeders, the National and Goldfrapp helped usher in the opening day of the ninth annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif.
System of a Down guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian and drummer John Dolmayan are putting the finishing touches on the debut album from their new rock band Scars on Broadway, the pair tells Billboard.biz.
Not only will Fritos be the "official snack" of Tim McGraw's upcoming Live Your Voice trek, but the food company will also give the country artist his own chips flavor: the limited edition Tim McGraw Spicy Jalapeño Fritos.
After striking a national deal several months ago to program and promote music at about 20 Harrah's properties, Austin, Texas-based C3 Presents has locked down a number of artist bookings for the company's casino properties in the upcoming summer months.
After breaking out last year with a handful of large-scale festival performances from the reunited Rage Against the Machine, this summer's Rock the Bells tour will feature appearances by A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul, Rakim and the reunited Pharcyde, among others.
After breaking out last year with a handful of large-scale festival performances from the re-formed Rage Against the Machine, this summer's Rock the Bells will feature appearances by A Tribe Called Quest, Nas, Mos Def, De La Soul Rakim and the reunited Pharcyde, among others.