Double albums

  1. Allman Brothers Band's Beacon Run Brings Out Susan Tedeschi, Ruthie Foster, Bernie Williams

    March 23, 2012 11:29 AM EDT Derek Trucks (left) and Warren Haynes of the Allman Brothers Band trading shots (Photo: Dan Rys) By now, catching the Allman Brothers Band during its annual Beacon Theatre run and NOT seeing a surprise guest or two waltz out on stage would be a bi ...

  2. How Madonna's Second 'MDNA' Single 'Girls Gone Wild' Came Together

    February 21, 2012 5:56 PM EST "Girls Gone Wild," the second single from Madonna's MDNA , was born from the remote union of two Italian producers and a Canadian writer, all signed to Patrick Moxey's Ultra Music. "Obviously it's huge for us," ...

  3. Bruce Springsteen's New Album 'Wrecking Ball' to Swing March 6; European E Street Band Tour Confirmed

    January 19, 2012 7:07 AM EST Another Busy Year: Bruce Springstee's 17th studio album is set for this spring, which he will tour behind extensively in the U.S. and Europe with the E Street Band . (Photo: Danny Clinch) "Wrecking Ball," Bruce Springsteen's 17 ...

  4. Iggy Pop: 'American Idol' Contacted Me About Being A Judge

    April 11, 2011 3:48 PM EDT The world is still buzzing about his performance of Johnny O'Keefe's "Real Wild Child (Wild One)" on "American Idol" last week, but Iggy Pop says "it was just a gig" to him -- albeit a good one. "I enjo ...

  5. Springsteen Discusses 'The Promise' At U.K. Film Fest

    November 01, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen hopes that fans will get a kick out of his forthcoming 'out-takes' album "The Promise," which makes its U.S. bow Nov. 16 via Columbia Records. Due to be released in several formats, including a 6 disc deluxe b ...

  6. Bruce Springsteen Preps 'Darkness On the Edge' Box Set

    August 26, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Columbia Records is set to release "The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story," a three CD/three DVD box set detailing the making of Bruce Springsteen's landmark album, on Nov. 16. The package will include the 1978 album, ...

  7. Pavement To Reunite In 2010, World Tour Planned

    September 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pavement, the lo-fi quintet from Stockton, Calif. that became one of indie rock's most influential groups before disbanding indefinitely in 1999, is set to reunite in 2010. Pavement will play select cities on a world tour in 2010, the band co ...

  8. R.E.M. To Release Dublin Live Album

    August 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. is to release a new double live album entitled "R.E.M. Live At The Olympia". The Warner Bros. Records release makes its international bow Oct. 26 and a day later in the U.S. The two-CD set is produced by Jacknife Lee and features ...

  9. The Beatles To Finally Go Digital With 'Rock Band'

    March 05, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Beatles will finally go digital on Sept. 9 with the release of the Fab Four edition of the popular "Rock Band" video game. In a joint statement Thursday (March 5), the Beatles' Apple Corps Ltd., Harmonic and MTV Games said that ...

  10. Stooges Guitarist Ron Asheton Dead At 60

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton was found dead this morning (Jan. 6) at his home in Ann Arbor, Mich., according to local police. He was 60. Ann Arbor Detective Bill Stanford tells Billboard.com that police were called to Asheton's house early t ...

  11. Bruce Springsteen 'Dreams' Big On New Album

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST As expected, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band's new album, "Working on a Dream," will arrive Jan. 27 via Columbia. Excerpts from the title track debuted during NBC's NFL halftime show last night (Nov. 16). The album incl ...

  12. Performances Of Classic Indie Albums Generating Box-Office Bumps

    August 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT When Built to Spill announced its fall tour in May, fans took notice. That's because rather than a typical jaunt around the country promoting a new album, the three-month trek will find the band performing its 1997 release, "Perfect From ...

  13. Island Def Jam Signs Santana's SkullGang

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Juelz Santana has signed a 50/50 joint venture with Island Def Jam for his own new imprint, SkullGang Records. Santana - also a member of the Harlem rap group, the Diplomats - has released two albums, "From Me to U" and "What ...

  14. R. Kelly Still Steamy On New Song Leaks

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT R. Kelly doesn't spare any bedroom tales on a host of new songs leaked online this week, although it's unclear if they are intended to appear on his next Jive album, "12 Play 4th Quarter." However, a spokesperson says the leak ...

  15. SOAD Duo Prep 'Scars' Debut

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 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. The artists are currently shopping for a re ...

  16. Winehouse Wins At MOJO Awards

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse, the Stooges and Joy Division were among the winners at MOJO magazine's annual gathering of rock legends in London last night. The MOJO Honours List pays tribute to both classic artists and new music and always draws a heavyweig ...

  17. The Stooges Share Formative Tales At SXSW Panel

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Iggy Pop and his Stooges bandmates Ron and Scott Asheton reminisced about their formative late '60s days in Ann Arbor, Mich., and discussed their improbable comeback today (March 16) during a South by Southwest Q&A with journalist David F ...

  18. Townshend Reveals The 'Method' To His Madness At SXSW

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Pete Townshend utilized his keynote address at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, tonight (March 14) to unveil a new music Web site dubbed the Method. The concept was first introduced in the early 1970s via music intended for " ...

  19. Norah Rebounds To No. 1 In Post-Grammy Week

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST In a week where the top nine albums moved more than 100,000 units, Norah Jones' "Not Too Late" tops The Billboard 200 for a second time. The Blue Note effort crowned the list when it debuted two weeks ago with 405,000 copies. This w ...

  20. Sufjan Stevens Wins First New Pantheon Award

    March 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sufjan Stevens has taken home the first New Pantheon Award for his 2005 album, "Illinois." Stevens beat out nine other finalists for the $5,000 prize, which aims to continue the mission of the now-def Sufjan Stevens has taken home the fi ...

  21. Nellie McKay Splits With Columbia

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Less than two weeks before the planned Jan. 3 release of her sophomore Columbia album, "Pretty Little Head," singer/songwriter Nellie McKay has voluntarily left the label, sources tell Billboard.com. Less than two weeks before the planne ...

  22. Nellie McKay Splits With Columbia

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Her next album was scheduled for Jan. 3 release. Less than two weeks before the planned Jan. 3 release of her sophomore Columbia album, " Pretty Little Head ," singer/songwriter Nellie McKay has voluntarily left the label, sources tell B ...

  23. SOAD Tops Chart For Second Time In '05

    November 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST For the third time in its career and the second this year, System Of A Down scores the top position on The Billboard 200. "Hypnotize" (American/Columbia) debuts at No. 1 on the album chart with sales For the third time in its career and ...

  24. Oasis Grabs Two Q Awards

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Yoko Ono picks up Special Award for Lennon. Oasis clinched two of the top prizes at this year's Q Awards yesterday (Oct. 10) at London's Grosvenor House Hotel, picking up best album for “Don't Believe the Truth” (Big Brother) and th ...

  25. French Industry Mourns Roda-Gil's Passing

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT One of France's most celebrated lyricists of the past four decades, Etienne Roda-Gil, died on May 31 of a stroke. He was 62. French president Jacques Chirac called him "a lyricist of genius" and descr One of France's most celeb ...

  26. French Industry Mourns Roda-Gil's Passing

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT One of France's most celebrated lyricists of the past four decades, Etienne Roda-Gil, died on May 31 of a stroke. He was 62. French president Jacques Chirac called him "a lyricist of genius" and descr One of France's most celeb ...