As Cruel as School Children

  1. Metallica Scores Fifth Straight No. 1 Album

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In just a three-day sales window, Metallica's "Death Magnetic" (Warner Bros.) sold nearly half a million copies and tops The Billboard 200. The band's first studio album since 2003 moved 490,000 copies, according to Nielsen Sou ...

  2. 'Death' Has Arrived: Metallica Nets Fifth No. 1 Album

    September 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's "Death Magnetic" debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with 490,000 -- after only three full days of sales. The set -- the band's fifth consecutive studio album to debut at No. 1 -- was released last Fri ...

  3. Gym Class Heroes Takes Movie Approach On 'Quilt' Album

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On their upcoming sophomore album, "The Quilt: Starting Gym Class Heroes," due August via Decaydence/Fueled By Ramen, Gym Class Heroes plan on taking a "movie approach," according to lead vocalist Travis McCoy. "I can' ...

  4. Making The Leap In 2007

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Having jumped from support slots in sweaty clubs to headlining for thousands in theaters and arenas, bands like the Killers, Fall Out Boy and Panic! at the Disco know a thing or two about paying their dues before becoming box-office sellouts. Whil ...

  5. LeToya Powers To No. 1 On Billboard 200

    August 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Capitol set sold 165,000 copies in U.S. Six years after a messy departure from Destiny's Child, LeToya Luckett's "LeToya" zooms straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, where it debuted last ...