Heavy metal

  1. Megadeth Founders Exchange Lawsuits

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The founding members of popular '80s metal band Megadeth are banging their heads in court. Two separate actions hinge on a purported settlement ending the bandmates' corporate partnership, and whether Megadeth Founders Exchange Lawsuits ...

  2. Megadeth Founders Swap Lawsuits

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ellefson, Mustaine fight over band income. Ellefson, Mustaine fight over band income. News ...

  3. Megadeth Founders Swap Lawsuits

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The founding members of bestselling '80s metal band Megadeth have exchanged lawsuits. The founding members of bestselling '80s metal band Megadeth have exchanged lawsuits. Bassist David Ellefson's action, filed July 12 in U.S. Distr ...

  4. Gaming Events Firm Snares P.O.D. Singer

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Lots of rock stars play video games. But Sonny Sandoval, lead singer of multi-Platinum recording artist P.O.D., has become an investor in Gamecaster Inc. He also has been named music director of the g Lots of rock stars play video games. But Sonny ...

  5. Century Media Re-Ups With Caroline

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Metal label on indie chart with Lacuna Coil. Top metal label Century Media has re-signed its exclusive distribution deal with New York-based Caroline Distribution. L.A.-based Century Media is one of Caroline's biggest-grossing labels. Its act ...

  6. Nightwish 'Once' Again At Euro Chart Summit

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Finnish hard rock quintet Nightwish, which topped European Top 100 Albums two weeks ago with its fifth album "Once" (Spinefarm/ Nuclear Blast), returns to No. 1 on the pan-European survey. "Once" hold Finnish hard rock quintet ...

  7. Nightwish 'Once' Again At Euro Chart Summit

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Finnish hard rock quintet Nightwish, which topped European Top 100 Albums two weeks ago with its fifth album "Once" (Spinefarm/ Nuclear Blast), returns to No. 1 on the pan-European survey. "Once" hold Finnish hard rock quintet ...

  8. Nightwish Claims Euro Chart Crown For 'Once'

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Finnish metal five-piece Nightwish scores a career best as its fifth album "Once" hits No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums after two weeks at No. 4. After reaching platinum certification for 30,000 shipm Finnish metal five-piece Nightwish s ...

  9. Nightwish Claims Euro Chart Crown For 'Once'

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Finnish metal five-piece Nightwish scores a career best as its fifth album "Once" hits No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums after two weeks at No. 4. After reaching platinum certification for 30,000 shipm Finnish metal five-piece Nightwish s ...

  10. Projekt Ticketholders To Get Free Sampler

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park-led tour offers download package. Linkin Park-led tour offers download package. News ...

  11. Projekt Ticketholders To Get Free Sampler

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Linkin Park-organized Projekt Revolution tour is offering all fans on this summer's third annual North American run a free download sampler featuring 13 audio tracks by artists on the tour and oth The Linkin Park-organized Projekt Revolut ...

  12. Projekt Ticketholders To Get Free Sampler

    June 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Linkin Park-organized Projekt Revolution tour is offering all fans on this summer's third annual North American run a free download sampler featuring 13 audio tracks by artists on the tour and oth The Linkin Park-organized Projekt Revolut ...

  13. Marilyn Manson Wins Step In Case Against Ex-Bandmate

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Manson (real name Brian Warner) and bandmate Madonna Wayne Gacy (Stephen Bier) have resolved a key issue in a federal copyright infringement suit filed in April against former band member Scot LOS ANGELES -- Marilyn Manson (real name Brian ...

  14. On The Road

    June 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alter Bridge, a new group made up of former Creed members and Mayfield Four's former singer/songwriter Myles Kennedy, plans to focus on touring as it aims to release its Wind-up debut Aug. 10. Read Alter Bridge, a new group made up of former ...

  15. Marilyn Manson Wins Step In Case Vs. Ex-Bandmate

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Manson (real name Brian Warner) and bandmate Madonna Wayne Gacy (Stephen Bier) have resolved a key issue in a federal copyright infringement suit filed in April against former band member Scot Marilyn Manson (real name Brian Warner) and ba ...

  16. Creed Confirms Split

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Members of Creed have confirmed that they will split after almost a decade together. The announcement comes three months after front man Scott Stapp <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/m Members of Creed have confirmed that t ...

  17. Avril Ascends To Chart Apex

    June 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 'Under My Skin' beats Slipknot, Usher to No. 1. 'Under My Skin' beats Slipknot, Usher to No. 1. News Slipknot ...

  18. The Beat

    May 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Metallica's Lars Ulrich looks forward to the band's move from Elektra to sister label Warner Bros. Read Melinda Newman's column. Metallica's Lars Ulrich looks forward to the band's move from Elektra to sister label Warner ...

  19. On The Road

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Slipknot's return to the road after nearly three years provided some serious firepower to this spring's J&#228;germeister Music tour. Read Ray Waddell's column. Slipknot's return to the road after nearly three years provide ...

  20. Browne Accepts Founders Award At ASCAP Pop Fest

    May 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Metallica, Nelly, 50 Cent also honored. Metallica, Nelly, 50 Cent also honored. News ...

  21. Manson Sues Label, Former Bandmate

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Suit seeks to halt sale of early recordings. Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner) and bandmate Madonna Wayne Gacy (Stephen Bier) have filed suit against a former band member and a Florida record label. The suit claims that a release of old Man ...

  22. Manson Sues Label, Former Bandmate

    May 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Suit seeks to halt sale of early recordings. Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner) and bandmate Madonna Wayne Gacy (Stephen Bier) have filed suit against a former band member and a Florida record label. The suit claims that a release of old Man ...

  23. Britney Spears

    May 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The pop vixen switches musical gears on the third single from her "In the Zone" album. The pop vixen switches musical gears on the third single from her "In the Zone" album. News ...

  24. Lollapalooza Returns As Two-Day Festival

    March 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST As <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/newsroom/touring_venues/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2073851">first tipped here</A> in January, Lollapalooza will return in July with a two-day format As first tipped here in ...

  25. Heavy Metal Band Urges Bush To Acknowledge Armenian Genocide

    March 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Heavy metal band System of a Down is urging the Bush administration to acknowledge Armenian genocide. NASHVILLE--Heavy metal band System of a Down is urging the Bush administration to acknowledge Armenian genocide. The band is asking the U.S. Cong ...

  26. Blue Joins RCA Music Group In Head A&R Role

    March 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Jeff Blue has been named senior VP of A&amp;R for RCA Music Group. He joins from Interscope Records, where he held the same post, signing and producing new punk group Social Code, among others. Jeff Blue has been named senior VP of A&R for ...

  27. Linkin Park Reveals Projekt Dates

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST The third Projekt Revolution tour, headlined by founders Linkin Park, will kick off July 23 at Cincinnati's Riverbend Music Center, Billboard.biz has learned. The full slate of dates will be announced The third Projekt Revolution tour, headli ...

  28. System Of A Down Planning Benefit Show

    March 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Metal-leaning rock band System Of A Down will headline Souls 2004, a benefit concert to be held April 24 at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Proceeds from the event will go to organizations that work Metal-leaning rock band System Of A Down will ...

  29. MTV2 Sets Second 'Headbangers' Tour

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST A second MTV2 Headbangers Ball Tour has been packaged for this spring, beginning March 25 at House of Blues in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. A second MTV2 Headbangers Ball Tour has been packaged for this spring, beginning March 25 at House of Blues in ...

  30. Kittie, Artemis Settle Differences

    March 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Hard rock act Kittie has settled its lawsuit with Artemis Records and will spend this month working on a new album. Dubbed "Until the End," the targeted July release will be the band's third for the l Hard rock act Kittie has settle ...

  31. Metallica Strikes Deal For Video Release

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Metallica has struck a unique deal for its documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster," which was featured at the Sundance Film Festival last month. Under the terms of the deal, Metallica will own a Metallica has struck a unique deal f ...

  32. The Hives To Play CCE's Download Fest

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Swede band joins Metallica, Linkin Park, and others. Swede band joins Metallica, Linkin Park, and others. News ...

  33. The Hives To Play CCE's Download Fest

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has confirmed Swedish neo-garage band the Hives will perform at its second annual Download Festival. The rockers will play the opening day of the June 5-6 event, whic Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has confirme ...

  34. The Beat

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Dave Grohl on why Southern Lord Recordings was the right fit for his Probot project. Dave Grohl on why Southern Lord Recordings was the right fit for his Probot project. News Dave Grohl ...

  35. Ozzfest To Feature Fan-Friendly Lineup, Prices

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ozzfest 2004 will continue to be a fan-focused event, founder Ozzy Osbourne and his wife and manager Sharon Osbourne said as they unveiled details of the tour today (Feb. 20) in Los Angeles. The outin Ozzfest 2004 will continue to be a fan-focused ...

  36. Linkin, Korn, Snoop Set For Projekt Revolution

    February 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST The third Projekt Revolution tour will feature founders Linkin Park along with Korn, Snoop Dogg and two other artists, it will be announced today (Feb. 19). The tour will play amphitheaters from late The third Projekt Revolution tour will feature ...

  37. Satyricon Signs With Malakian Label

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norwegian black-metal group Satyricon has signed a distribution deal with eatURmusic, the label run by System Of A Down producer/guitarist Daron Malakian. The deal allows eatURmusic to exclusively lic Norwegian black-metal group Satyricon has sign ...

  38. Satyricon Signs With Malakian Label

    February 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Norwegian black-metal group Satyricon has signed a distribution deal with eatURmusic, the label run by System Of A Down producer/guitarist Daron Malakian. The deal allows eatURmusic to exclusively lic Norwegian black-metal group Satyricon has sign ...

  39. Metal Indie Crash Inks Euro Distribution Deal

    February 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Phoenix-based metal label Crash Music has signed European distribution deals with Border Music and Bertus Distribution. Border will handle Crash's product in Sweden, while Bertus will distribute its r Phoenix-based metal label Crash Music has ...

  40. Ozzy, Slayer, Priest, Slipknot Set For Ozzfest

    February 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST Slayer, Judas Priest with Rob Halford and Slipknot will join Ozzy Osbourne as the acts on this year's Ozzfest, set to begin in early July, Billboard.biz has learned. Details of the festival tour will Slayer, Judas Priest with Rob Halford and ...

  41. Update: Slipknot, Fear Factory On Jäger Tour

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Slipknot, Fear Factory and Chimaira to be announced are signed up for the 2004 J&#228;germeister Music tour, which will hit 3,000-capacity venues starting March 30. Slipknot, Fear Factory and Chimaira are signed up for the 2004 Jagermeister Mu ...

  42. Movies & Music

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Metallica's "Monster" documentary, due in theatres this year, chronicles the tumultuous past two years in the band's career. Metallica's "Monster" documentary, due in theatres this year, chronicles the tumultuous ...

  43. Fuse Backs A Perfect Circle Trek

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Video channel to sponsor spring outing A Perfect Circle will hit the road on a U.S. spring tour that will be sponsored by cable music video channel Fuse. Kicking off March 18 in Salt Lake City, the run is expected to last through an April 16 conce ...

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