1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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, ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. 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 ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. 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& ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Kristin Chenoweth Hopes to Bring More 'Hot Mess' to 'Glee'; Talks Country Album

    September 20, 2011 1:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 There's something about Kristin Chenoweth and playing hot messes. If you needed any reminder, just take a look at her role as alcoholic singer April Rhodes on "Glee," who memorably spent last season trying to get her one-woman musical ...

  20. Backbeat: Alice Cooper Returns to the Whisky A Go-Go With Robbie Krieger, Kesha

    September 16, 2011 6:10 PM EDT I'm (Older Than) 18: Kesha (left) joined Alice Cooper on stage last night tour to perform for his song classic "School's Out." (Photo: Michael Tullberg/Getty Images) "We're a bar band tonight," Alice Cooper decla ...

  21. Alice Cooper Sticks With the Hits at 'Nightmare' Release Bash

    September 16, 2011 1:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 "We're a bar band tonight," Alice Cooper declared from the small stage of the Whisky A Go-Go Thursday where the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer was celebrating the release this week of his "Welcome 2 My Nightmare." Flanked by gu ...

  22. Vince Gill Didn't Have to 'Doll Up and Leave Town' to Record 'Guitar Slinger'

    September 06, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 For Vince Gill , there's no place like home -- especially for recording his upcoming album, "Guitar Slinger." Gill made the set -- due out Oct. 25 and his follow-up to 2006's Grammy Award-winning four-CD epic "These Days&quo ...

  23. Alice Cooper Welcomes Ke$ha to His Nightmare: 'This Girl Is Not a Pop Diva'

    August 24, 2011 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Alice Cooper is currently on the road with what he calls "a summer show... we do the hits and five, six major special effects things." But he's already hatching plans for a show built around "Welcome 2 My Nightmare," the seq ...

  24. Who's Who of Hair Metal React to Jani Lane's Death

    August 12, 2011 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The response to Jani Lane 's death in the glam-and-hair metal communities has been one of shock and disbelief, with former sunset strip denizens far and wide chiming in. Major artists ranging from Slash to Alice Cooper have lamented the loss, b ...

  25. Alice Cooper Adding to the 'Nightmare' at Universal Studios This Halloween

    August 03, 2011 9:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shock rock icon Alice Cooper is ready to make this Halloween at Universal Studios even scarier. "Alice Cooper: Welcome To My Nightmare" is a new "Halloween Horror Nights" maze at Universal Studios Hollywood. The event will start ...

  26. Alice Cooper Teams Up With Universal Studios for Halloween

    August 02, 2011 9:05 PM EDT Rock icon Alice Cooper is ready to make this Halloween at Universal Studios even scarier. "Alice Cooper: Welcome To My Nightmare" is a new "Halloween Horror Nights" maze at Universal Studios Hollywood. The event will start on S ...

  27. Alice Cooper Joins Ke$ha Onstage, Miley Cyrus Covers Gorillaz

    July 06, 2011 12:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Both Ke$ha and Miley Cyrus covered famous songs while overseas this week, but Ke$ha's cover had an added claim for legitimacy: the song's original artist. Alice Cooper joined Ke$ha onstage in Oslo, Norway last night (July 5) as she and her ...

  28. Queensryche Toasts 30th Anniversary with 'Dedicated to Chaos' Album

    July 05, 2011 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 When a group is trying to break into the business, there are plenty of ways to get attention. It can get a jump-start by self-recording its first album and distributing it online. It can build a social networking force the same way. If it makes the ...

  29. Beyonce and Target's '4' Plan: Exec Explains Strategy, Store Shortage

    June 30, 2011 6:00 PM EDT Beyonce is the latest music superstar to team up with Target for an exclusive deluxe edition of her new album. "4," which was released on June 28 and comes with six extra tracks (three new songs and three remixes), 17 minutes of club rem ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Zach Galifianakis Disses Ke$ha, How Alice Cooper Almost Killed Elvis

    June 08, 2011 7:02 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Zach Galifianakis Disses Ke$ha In the latest Rolling Stone cover story, Zach Galifianakis discusses, in addition to his apparent reluctance to fame, his run-ins with and ...

  31. Off! Hopes to Churn Out More 'Great Music' After Tour

    April 23, 2011 8:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 As far as its members are concerned, Off! is on -- hopefully for the long term. The all-star punk group -- frontman Keith Morris ( Black Flag , Circle Jerks ), guitarist Dimitri Coats ( Burning Brides) , bassist Steven Shane McDonald ( Red Kross ) a ...

  32. The Darkness Reuniting for Festival Gig, New Album

    March 15, 2011 10:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 British hard rock band The Darkness is reforming after a five-year break to perform at the Download festival on June 10 as the warm-up act for Def Leppard , they announced on their website on Tuesday. Before the event, the quartet from eastern Engla ...

  33. Rock Hall Inducts Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits

    March 15, 2011 9:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 T om Waits went for laughs, Alice Cooper for shock value, Leon Russell was quietly humble and Neil Diamond may still be talking following their induction Monday into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The acts were joined New Orleans piano maestro Dr. ...

  34. Rock Hall Inducts Neil Diamond, Tom Waits, Leon Russell, Darlene Love, Others

    March 15, 2011 7:17 AM EDT The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's annual induction ceremony is the only place you'd find Bruce Springsteen as just one member of a 21-piece backup band. The rock hall's latest class brought together Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Tom Wa ...

  35. Darlene Love on Rock Hall Induction: 'People Are Hiring Me Now'

    March 14, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 D arlene Love says that her induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has been good for business. "Oh, yes, definitely," she tells Billboard.com. As the voice of the Phil Spector -produced holiday favorite "Christmas (Baby Please ...

  36. Alice Cooper Calls Rock Hall Induction 'A Dream,' Plots 'Nightmare' Sequel

    March 14, 2011 6:02 AM EDT 0 0 0 As he prepares for the "dream" of being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Monday (Mar. 14), Alice Cooper is also delivering a nightmare. Make that another nightmare. This fall, the shock rocker will be releasing "Welcome 2 ...

  37. Billboard Bits: Foo Fighters to Release Covers Album, Nick Lachey Debuts Basketball Song

    March 11, 2011 4:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Foo Fighters to Release Covers Album for Record Store Day Four days after releasing their seventh album "Wasting Light," Foo Fighters are releasing a covers alb ...

  38. Elton John, Paul Simon Sign On As Rock Hall of Fame Presenters

    February 08, 2011 2:26 PM EST 0 0 0 E lton John recently made an album with his longtime idol, Leon Russell . Now he'll do the induction honors when Russell is ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next month. Russell and John are up for a Grammy award for their work on the ...

  39. Rock Hall of Fame to Induct Alice Cooper, Neil Diamond, Tom Waits

    December 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST It's official -- Alice Cooper, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Darlene Love and Tom Waits will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. The class of 2011 will be formally feted on Mar. 14 at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Al ...

  40. Rock Hall of Fame to Induct Alice Cooper, Neil Diamond, Tom Waits

    December 14, 2010 6:43 PM EST 0 0 0 It's official -- Alice Cooper, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Darlene Love and Tom Waits will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year. The class of 2011 will be formally feted on Mar. 14 at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. All ...

  41. Slash, AC/DC, Rolling Stones Win At Classic Rock Awards

    November 11, 2010 11:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Classic Rock magazine held its annual awards ceremony at London's Roundhouse, with the big winners including AC/DC , the Rolling Stones , Cheap Trick and Led Zeppelin . The Nov. 10 Marshall Classic Rock Roll of Honour event kicked off with a pe ...

  42. AC/DC, Stones, Slash Win At Classic Rock Awards

    November 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Classic Rock magazine held its annual awards ceremony at London's Roundhouse, with the big winners including AC/DC, the Rolling Stones, Cheap Trick and Led Zeppelin . The Nov. 10 Marshall Classic Rock Roll of Honour event kicked off with a pe ...

  43. Alice Cooper Calls Rock Hall 2011 Nominees An 'Elite Class'

    October 06, 2010 2:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been a busy week for Alice Cooper . Not only did the platinum artist release his latest concert DVD, "The Theatre of Death," but he also kicked off another Halloween Hootenanny Tour with co-headliner Rob Zombie . And there was a ...

  44. Rob Zombie Stays Busy with Alice Cooper Tour and 'Salem' Horror Film

    October 05, 2010 12:23 PM EDT 0 0 0 R ob Zombie says he's good at multi-tasking. He'll need to be for the foreseeable future. The shock-rocker is currently co-headlining a Halloween Hootenanny tour with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee Alice Cooper through Oct. 20, is pile ...

  45. Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper Up for Rock Hall of Fame

    September 28, 2010 11:40 AM EDT 0 0 0 It could be a blaze of glory for Bon Jovi at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Jersey boys are up for possible induction in the hallowed hall, along with first-timers Donovan , Dr. John , Alice Cooper and Neil Diamond . The Rock and Roll Hall of F ...

  46. Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper Up for Rock Hall of Fame

    September 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT It could be a blaze of glory for Bon Jovi at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The Jersey boys are up for possible induction in the hallowed hall, along with first-timers Donovan, Dr. John, Alice Cooper and Neil Diamond. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fa ...

  47. Diddy, The Strokes, Train Rock Fashion Week

    September 15, 2010 12:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's no surprise that New York Fashion Week brings out big stars for runways shows and afterparties. But many events, including Fashion's Night Out , however, bring out the music stars in full force. Held Sept. 10 in NYC, the city-wide Fas ...

  48. POTW: Alicia Keys, Swizz Beatz, Katy Perry, Chris Brown

    August 06, 2010 2:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz sealed it with a kiss, Katy Perry rocked an ice cream sunday, Snoop Dogg and Chris Brown put the deuces up, Ke$ha showed off her G-Shock watches and blue lipstick, the Jonas Brothers and Demi Lovato shared a stage, Steven ...

  49. Metallica Sonisphere Cinecast Seen By 100,000

    June 25, 2010 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Sonisphere cinecast from the Sofia, Bulgaria leg of the touring rock festival was seen by more than 100,000 fans, according to promoter Stuart Galbraith. The global June 22 cinecast featured the 'Big Four' of metal - Metallica , Slayer ...

  50. Metal Community Pays Tribute To Ronnie James Dio

    May 17, 2010 5:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The hard rock community was in a state of mourning as artists rushed to pay tribute to iconic elder statesman Ronnie James Dio, who died on Sunday at the age of 67 from stomach cancer. Tony Iommi, who worked with Dio in Black Sabbath and its latest ...

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