1. Supergroup Alert! Johnny Depp, Alice Cooper & Joe Perry Form Hollywood Vampires

    February 14, 2015 7:14 PM EST Johnny Depp may have just entered into holy matrimony with actress Amber Heard , but he's already ready to start a whole new relationship. On Jan. 13, it was confirmed that Depp will join Alice Cooper and Aerosmith 's Joe Perry in the ...

  2. Watch Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl Celebrate Birthday at All-Star L.A. Forum Concert

    January 11, 2015 11:00 AM EST Nearly a dozen rockers, including David Lee Roth, Perry Farrell, Slash and Alice Cooper, toasted the Foo Fighters frontman. Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl celebrated his 46th birthday in true rock star style, taking over Los Angeles' the Fo ...

  3. Tomorrow's Hits: MisterWives, Raskins & Kyle Dion

    November 14, 2014 10:00 AM EST Each Friday, Billboard presents Tomorrow's Hits, a weekly look at new and noteworthy acts making their way toward Billboard chart success. MisterWives New York-based MisterWives cruise onto Alternative Songs with their first airplay chart ...

  4. Chart Highlights: Gwen Stefani Returns, Foo Fighters Fly to No. 1

    October 27, 2014 3:55 PM EDT Stefani scores her first solo airplay hit since 2007, while Foo Fighters crown Rock Airplay and Mainstream Rock Songs. Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find out the top songs, Greatest Gaine ...

  5. Motley Crue’s Final Tour Is a Must-See: Here are Six(x) Reasons Why

    September 01, 2014 12:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 L.A.’s baddest boys are taking a full-throttle victory lap on their Final Tour. Roughly 15,000 people filled PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, N.J., on Aug. 30 to see Motley Crue before the band retires from the road. Motley Crue Reveals 'Dirt&# ...

  6. This Week In Billboard Chart History: Jay-Z Debuts Atop Billboard 200

    July 21, 2014 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 A year ago this week, Hova scored his lucky 13th leader. Plus, remembering key chart feats for Alice Cooper, Richard Marx and UB40 Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history July 21, ...

  7. White Castle Honors Alice Cooper

    July 08, 2014 9:34 AM EDT Shock rocker Alice Cooper loves White Castle sliders. Cooper is such a fan of the little square hamburgers that he showed up at the company headquarters in Columbus on Monday to be inducted into the restaurant's Craver Hall of Fame. The Colum ...

  8. Mike Myers Pulls Back the Curtain on 'Supermensch' Shep Gordon

    June 06, 2014 5:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Shep Gordon knows more secrets about Hollywood than anybody on the planet, says his good friend Mike Myers, but he has never heard him gossip. The actor, producer and writer of Wayne's World and Shrek chose the personal manager of such talent a ...

  9. 'Supermensch' Shep Gordon Talks Maui Parties, Rap Music and Dishes Management Advice At Tribeca

    April 28, 2014 6:22 AM EDT 0 1 0 Shep Gordon is a man who got punched by Janis Joplin while she was making love to Jimi Hendrix, shared custody of his cat with neighbor Cary Grant and smoked pot many times with Willie Nelson – just a few of the compiled stories that make up the doc ...

  10. 'Supermensch' Shep Gordon Talks Maui Parties, Rap Music and Dishes Management Advice At Tribeca

    April 28, 2014 6:22 AM EDT Shep Gordon is a man who got punched by Janis Joplin while she was making love to Jimi Hendrix, shared custody of his cat with neighbor Cary Grant and smoked pot many times with Willie Nelson – just a few of the compiled stories that make up the d ...

  11. Alice Cooper: 'Retirement is Not in My Vocabulary' (Q&A)

    April 18, 2014 4:44 PM EDT The legendary 66-year-old rocker celebrates 45 years in the business with a new documentary and a summer tour with Motley Crue. "The Super Duper Alice Cooper" documentary premiered last night at the Tribeca Film Festival with a glimpse a ...

  12. Music Docs To Take Center Stage at Tribeca Film Festival

    April 16, 2014 9:25 PM EDT This story first appeared in the May 2 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. It's called the Tribeca Film Festival, but this year's edition, which kicks off April 16, could just as easily bill itself as the Tribeca Film and Music Fes ...

  13. The Doors' Robby Krieger, John Densmore Reunite to Honor Ray Manzarek

    February 10, 2014 1:28 AM EST 4 0 0 The Doors' Robby Krieger has been working on getting a bunch of musicians together to memorialize fellow band member, Ray Manzarek, who died last year . "We want to bring together those who Ray either idolized or guys who idolized Ray, may ...

  14. Toronto Film Festival in Tune With Adam Levine, Hendrix, Alice Cooper's Manager

    July 24, 2013 12:20 PM EDT Adam Levine's first major film, biopics on Jimi Hendrix and British singer Paul Potts, and a documentary on Alice Cooper's outlandish manager will make their premieres as part of the Toronto International Film Festival in September. Th ...

  15. Toronto Film Fest Gets in Tune with Adam Levine, Andre 3000, Alice Cooper's Cooky Manager and More

    July 24, 2013 12:18 PM EDT Adam Levine's first major film, biopics on both Jimi Hendrix and British singer Paul Potts as well as a documentary on Alice Cooper's outlandish manager will all make their premieres during the Toronto International Film Festival in Se ...

  16. Alice Cooper on Covers Album, Broadway and How Johnny Depp Helped His Latest Tour

    July 12, 2013 9:37 AM EDT Alice Cooper plans to pay tribute to a sordid part of his past on his next album. The veteran shock rocker tells Billboard he's "three-quarters of the way through" a covers album that will focus on what he calls "the time perio ...

  17. Rock Producer Bob Ezrin Talks About the Importance of Canada's Arts Scene During Canadian Music Week Keynote

    March 27, 2013 3:46 PM EDT Bob Ezrin's keynote conversation with interviewer Ralph Simon of ASCAP was filled with interesting tidbits about the late Jack Richardson, like giving "the kid" the little-known band Alice Cooper to produce in 1970, to his curre ...

  18. Ke$ha Falls in 'Dirty Love' With Iggy Pop: Listen

    November 27, 2012 2:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Ke$ha has been threatening to rawk out for quite a while, so with the help of some elusive (to her) electric guitars and Stooges icon Iggy Pop , the pop singer finally gets to show off her snarl with the newly leaked "Warrior" track, " ...

  19. Geoff Tate May Use Queensryche Name for Now, Judge Rules

    October 20, 2012 9:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Washington state judge ruled Oct. 19 that singer Geoff Tate -- who was fired from the band Queensryche after fronting it for 30 years -- may perform with his own version of the group until a lawsuit he filed against three former bandmates is settl ...

  20. Geoff Tate Allowed to Use Queensryche Name for Time Being, Judge Rules

    October 20, 2012 9:00 AM EDT A Washington state judge ruled Oct. 19 that singer Geoff Tate -- who was fired from the band Queensryche after fronting it for 30 years -- may perform with his own version of the group until a lawsuit he filed against three former bandmates is set ...

  21. Queensryche to Geoff Tate: Stop Using the Name

    October 02, 2012 12:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the latest round of the legal battle between progressive rock band Queensryche and its former singer, Geoff Tate, the group is attempting to keep Tate from using the group's name until the case is resolved. The move comes more than three mon ...

  22. Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie Talk 'Twins' Tour, 'Born Villain' Special Edition

    October 01, 2012 8:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 As he hits the road with Rob Zombie for their Twins Of Evil Tour, Marilyn Manson is preparing to release a little more villainous music to the world. Manson tells Billboard.com that he plans to release a "special edition" of his latest alb ...

  23. College Radio: Honor Roll of Stations

    September 11, 2012 8:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 A look at five college radio stations that are clearly doing their homework. WERS Boston " WERS is a true hybrid of college radio innovation and sound programming principles," says Jack Casey, PD of Emerson College's professionally- a ...

  24. Alice Cooper Gets Down at Bonnaroo

    June 21, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Alice Cooper welcomed Bonnaroo to his nightmare this year, and it's turned into a dream scenario for the veteran shock rocker. A consensus choice as one of the festival's best performers, Cooper-whose show features his trademark mock exe ...

  25. Ty Segall Hits the Studio with His Band to Crank Out Some Prime Cuts

    June 21, 2012 4:40 PM EDT Ty Segall, the prolific San Francisco garage mastermind who's released a slew of ever-improving records since 2008, and Larry Hardy, the founder and head of venerable In the Red Records, have been looking to collaborate ever since John Dolan ...

  26. Backbeat: Rock Photographers Henry Diltz, Bob Gruen, More Showcase Tina Turner, Tupac Photos in L.A.

    June 21, 2012 1:46 PM EDT Photographer Henry Diltz stands in front of a banner featuring his photograph of Tina Turner. (Photo: Phil Gallo) Tina Turner was playing four nights at the Universal Amphitheater and Capitol Records hired Henry Diltz to photograph her October 198 ...

  27. Alice Cooper Q&A Bonnaroo 2012

    Alice Cooper Q&A Bonnaroo 2012

    June 11, 2012 10:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Alice Cooper Q&A Bonnaroo 2012 "Alice Cooper" "Bonnaroo 2012" "interview" , Alice Cooper Videos Alice Cooper ...

  28. Bonnaroo Sunday: 10 Things Seen & Heard

    June 11, 2012 10:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 The overcast weather on the final day of the 2012 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival felt like a giant natural hangover. Music fans, weary from three days of full-throttle listening experiences and a night of jamming to the Red Hot Chili Peppers , D ...

  29. Backbeat: Kenny Rogers, Steven Wright, It's The Real Hang Out at Bonnaroo after Press Conference

    June 11, 2012 9:04 AM EDT Kenny Rogers gives interviews after a press conference in the press tent at Bonnaroo. Before their respective sets at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on Sunday, country legend Kenny Rogers , comedian Steven Wright , Bonnaroo vet Ben Folds a ...

  30. Alice Cooper LIVE @ Bonnaroo 2012

    Alice Cooper LIVE @ Bonnaroo 2012

    June 10, 2012 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Alice Cooper LIVE @ Bonnaroo 2012 music , Alice Cooper , bonnaroo , Live , DAY 3 , Maurice Warfield , summer , saturday , festival , Maurice Warfield Videos Maurice Warfield Alice Cooper Alice Cooper Bonnaroo Festival Live music Summer ...

  31. Alice Cooper on Bonnaroo: 'I Can't Wait to Kill This Audience'

    May 25, 2012 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For 20 years, Alice Cooper fans have aped the "We are not worthy!" salutation from "Wayne's World." But the shock rocker is anticipating a new catch phrase taking root soon thanks to his cameo in the new film adaptation of & ...

  32. Fandalism Gives Musicians Their Own Social Network

    April 30, 2012 4:06 PM EDT Fandalism homepage features performance videos from musicians in such disparate places as New Zealand, Sweden and Connecticut. (screen shot) If you're a musician, or you want to keep track of up-and-coming and unknown musicians, you should re ...

  33. Dick Clark Remembered by Ken Ehrlich, Alice Cooper, Tommy Mottola, DCP CEO, More

    April 19, 2012 5:41 PM EDT Dick Clark's death yesterday sent waves through the music community, as countless took to social networks and websites to express their condolences, stories, memories, and thoughts on the longtime television and radio personality. We've ...

  34. Kid Rock, Alice Cooper, Ron Wood, George Clinton: Behind the Scenes at the Rock Hall of Fame Ceremony

    April 15, 2012 5:24 PM EDT Go behind the scenes of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction , held Saturday in Cleveland, with our roving roundup of chatter with the likes of Ron Wood, Questlove, Chuck D and Alice Cooper. Get our report from the ceremony here. 1. A sober Ro ...

  35. Rock Hall of Fame: 10 Things Seen & Heard Behind the Scenes

    April 15, 2012 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Go behind the scenes of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction , held Saturday in Cleveland, with our roving roundup of chatter with the likes of Ron Wood, Questlove, Chuck D and Alice Cooper. Get our report from the ceremony here. 1. A sober Ronn ...

  36. Rock Hall of Fame Pre-Parties Light Up Cleveland: Bowling With Red Hot Chili Peppers; Old-School Jam

    April 14, 2012 12:20 PM EDT Cleveland rocked on Friday night with private parties and public performances as the city geared up for its third Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Eric B. & Rakim, Guns N' Roses, The Cure, Joan Jett Nominated for Rock and Ro ...

  37. Dee Snider Slips on the Pleather in Horror Sitcom, 'Holliston'

    April 02, 2012 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 GWAR's Oderus Ungerus Plays Himself in New FEARnet Series: Watch Preview GWAR singer Oderus Urungus portrays himself in FEARnet's new series "Holliston." Dee Snider, on the other hand, is adamant that the character he plays, Lanc ...

  38. Backbeat: Slash Promotes Album in Canada, Learns Lessons About Earthquakes

    March 26, 2012 3:48 PM EDT Slash in conversation with 102.1 The Edge's Dave "Bookie" Bookman at CMW's "Celebrity Interview." (Photo: Luther Mallory) Slash was in Toronto for a few days to do press for his upcoming album, Apocalyptic Love , out ...

  39. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Red Hot Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:26 PM EST Radiohead, Phish, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, ...

  40. Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Announced: Radiohead, Phish, Chili Peppers Headlining

    February 14, 2012 12:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Radiohead , Phish , the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the reunited Beach Boys will head to Manchester, Tenn. this June for the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. The initial lineup for the annual festival, which takes place from June 7-10 this year, ...

  41. Paul McCartney Gets Tribute Album, Walk of Fame Star

    February 09, 2012 7:38 PM EST 0 0 0 Prepare for Paul McCartney mania in 2012 as the beloved Beatle turns 70 in June. On deck much sooner: a new solo album, "Kisses on the Bottom," released Feb. 7 by Hear Music/Concord, as well as a fully endorsed tribute record featuring cov ...

  42. The National Association of Music Merchants Show Attracts Metal Luminaries, Newfound Kinship

    January 23, 2012 7:00 PM EST The 2012 National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show saw 95,709 registered attendees checking out 1,441 exhibitors, educational seminars, jam sessions and artist signings over four days in Anaheim, California. The turnout was up from 90,11 ...

  43. Green Day Signs On as New Face of John Varvatos

    January 12, 2012 7:00 PM EST It wasn't long ago that Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong was being booted from a Southwest flight for sagging pants and now, he's an official fashion model. The band has signed on to be the new face of John Varvatos' spring c ...

  44. Nickelback Tries to Figure Out Why People Hate Nickelback: Watch

    November 22, 2011 6:02 PM EST 0 0 0 After what has proven to be a successful season for the Detroit Lions, the team has invited Nickelback to perform during their game against the Green Bay Packers. Nickelback's 'Here and Now': Track-By-Track Review The Canadian band wa ...

  45. K'Naan, Stampeders, Bob Ezrin Honored at SOCAN Awards

    November 22, 2011 11:15 AM EST Hip hop artist K'Naan, legendary country-rockers The Stampeders, Pink Floyd/Alice Cooper producer Bob Ezrin and country band Prairie Oyster all received achievement awards of varying kinds at last night's private SOCAN Awards at Toronto& ...

  46. Nic Adler Talks Saving L.A.'s Roxy @ BB Touring Conference (Video)

    November 10, 2011 7:01 PM EST Los Angeles venue The Roxy has an infamous past -- setting the scene for The Ramones' performance in "Rock and Roll High School," serving as a frequent haunt of Hary Nilsson and Alice Cooper -- and as of five years ago, it had an un ...

  47. Tom Jones Joins 'House's' Hugh Laurie to Celebrate Album Release

    October 03, 2011 10:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 When in doubt, Tom Jones told the 200 people sardined into the tiny Mint nightclub Friday night to see "House" star Hugh Laurie interpret vintage blues, go with "Great Balls of Fire." Jones joined Laurie at the end of his hourlon ...

  48. Alice Cooper Scares Up His Highest-Charting Album Since 1989

    September 23, 2011 7:10 AM EDT Iconic rocker Alice Cooper returns to the Billboard 200 this week with his highest-charting album since 1989 as Welcome 2 My Nightmare bows at No. 22 with 18,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. He last rose higher on the list with the Epic ...

  49. Publishing Briefs: Rondor Signs Alice Cooper, Imagem Signs Lil Wayne Collaborator Angel Aponte

    September 20, 2011 6:23 PM EDT Rondor Inks Alice Cooper - Rondor Music Publishing has signed Alice Cooper to a worldwide publishing agreement and re-upped the company's publishing agreement with producer Bob Ezrin, who has worked with Cooper as a producer, co-writer, arran ...

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