Breaking Benjamin

  1. Dee Cernile, Guitarist From Canadian Rockers Sven Gali, Dies at 46

    February 27, 2012 12:28 PM EST Dee Cernile, guitarist for gold-selling 90s hard rock band Sven Gali, died Feb. 25 after battling lung cancer. He was 46. On his personal Facebook page - now filled with messages of memories and condolences from many members of the Canadian music ...

  2. Chart Moves: Adele & Lady Gaga Hit Hot 100 Top 40 With Latest Singles

    August 25, 2011 12:45 PM EDT The Billboard Hot 100: As previously reported , Katy Perry remains atop the Billboard Hot 100 with "Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)" and Lil Wayne blasts in at No. 3 with "She Will," featuring Drake. Still, other notable moves dot ...

  3. Breaking Benjamin Singer Fires Bandmates Following 'Unauthorized' Remix, Album

    August 03, 2011 8:18 AM EDT ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) - Breaking Benjamin is evidently broken, at least for now. The platinum-selling rock band from Pennsylvania is mired in a legal dispute over what its founder and lead singer, Benjamin Burnley, called an unauthorized re ...

  4. Bob Cavallo Retiring as Chairman of Disney Music Group

    June 01, 2011 3:50 PM EDT Bob Cavallo will retire in January from his position as chairman of the Disney Music Group. Ken Bunt has been promoted to executive vice president and will run Disney Music Group upon Cavallo's retirement. Cavallo, whose last day will be Jan. ...

  5. What You Didn't Know About Live Nation's Growth in 2010

    March 07, 2011 6:30 AM EST In addition to its merger with Ticketmaster in January 2010 , Live Nation Entertainment aggressively expanded its footprint through 14 other deals last year, according to details listed in the company's 2010 annual report . Not all of the dea ...

  6. The Gracious Few, Postelles, Sick Puppies Among Acts Tapped For Billboard Touring Conference Showcase

    October 19, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The first Billboard Touring Conference Showcase, produced by Live Nation at New York's Gramercy Theatre, is set for Nov. 3 as part of the 7th annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards Nov. 3-4. On the bill are the Gracious Few, Sick Pu ...

  7. 'Guitar Hero' Comes To iPhone

    June 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Activision has finally brought the "Guitar Hero" franchise to the iPhone. The point of the game is the same as the popular console version, but the mobile title features a new form of gameplay that takes advantage of the device’s touchsc ...

  8. Barbra Streisand Surprises With Ninth No. 1 On Billboard 200

    October 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While many were focused on a battle between Paramore's "Brand New Eyes" and Mariah Carey's "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel" for the top slot on the Billboard 200 this week, Barbra Streisand trumps them both. "Love ...

  9. Streisand Surprises With Ninth No. 1 Album

    October 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While many were focused on what started as a battle for the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 between Paramore's "Brand New Eyes" and Mariah Carey's "Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel," diva supreme Barbra Streisand trumps ...

  10. Hollywood Teams With Zazzle

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Hollywood Records has signed on with on-demand retail Web site Zazzle to create artist galleries and customizable merchandise for Grammy-nominated Plain White T's, label mates Breaking Benjamin and other artists to be announced. Zazzle allows ...

  11. Rodgers Turns To Video Games Biz

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Legendary U.S. producer Nile Rodgers says he has turned to video-games music because royalties from traditional CD sales are drying up. Legendary U.S. producer Nile Rodgers says he has turned to video-games music because royalties from traditional ...

  12. Rodgers Turns To Video Games Biz

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Producers line-up for London conference. Legendary U.S. producer Nile Rodgers says he has turned to video-games music because royalties from traditional CD sales are drying up. Speaking to Billboard.biz at Production Magic, a music-industry confer ...

  13. Disney Switches To EMI In Europe

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Duff's 'Most Wanted' to be worked under deal. Walt Disney Company's Buena Vista Music Group has inked an exclusive licensing deal with EMI Music covering the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, South Africa and the Middle East. ...

  14. 3 Doors Down, Shinedown Prep Fall Tour

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Doors Down will follow up their summer shed tour with Staind, Breaking Benjamin and No Address with a fall arena run with Shinedown, sources tell Billboard.biz. 3 Doors Down will follow up their summer shed tour with Staind, Breaking Benjamin an ...