1. Bob Rock

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  2. Bryan Adams on New Music, Working with a Topless P!nk

    October 02, 2012 1:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 His photography is taking center stage these days thanks to a traveling exhibition and a new book, both titled "Exposed," but Bryan Adams hasn't forsaken music. In fact, the Canadian singer and songwriter tells Billboard that he' ...

  3. Backbeat: Backstage at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards With Irving Azoff, Berry Gordy, Stevie Wonder, Others

    May 21, 2012 2:00 PM EDT Interscope's Dennis Dennehy (left) poses with Robin Thicke backstage at the Billboard Music Awards. (Photo: Jem Aswad) It's one thing to be backstage at a show where extremely famous people are bustling in and out a few feet away from yo ...

  4. The Offspring Still Fly as 'Days Go By' Rises on Rock Charts

    May 21, 2012 10:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 California punk group the Offspring is back on the charts with its new single, "Days Go By," which rises 14-12 this week on Billboard's Alternative Songs chart. The song is the title track and lead single for the band's ninth stu ...

  5. The Cult's Ian Astbury: 'A Lot of Rock Has Lost Its Teeth'

    January 31, 2012 12:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Believes 'Choice of Weapon,' First Studio Album in 5 Years, May 'Polarize Our Audience' This spring, The Cult plans to unleash what frontman Ian Astbury considers "one of the strongest records we've ever made." Ast ...

  6. Michael Buble Returns with Grand Ideas for 'Christmas'

    November 18, 2011 1:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Three months after his album "Crazy Love" debuted atop the Billboard 200 in October 2009, Michael Bublé made his first appearance on NBC's "Saturday Night Live." In addition to performing "Haven't Met You Yet" ...

  7. Bush Is Back With New Lineup & First Album in a Decade

    September 03, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's been 10 years since the last release from English '90s alternative rock band Bush, but that hasn't left frontman Gavin Rossdale without a soft spot for the group that made him an international rock star. "I love the idea of ...

  8. 311 Find 'Freedom and Control' with No Major Label

    July 15, 2011 5:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 This past January, 311 took a bold step: After nearly two decades on a major label, the Los Angeles-by-way-of-Omaha, Neb., reggae-rock quintet founded its own label, 311 Records. "We've realized we don't need a major label," voca ...

  9. Bush To Release 'Sea of Memories' Album in September

    July 11, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 For the first time since their 2002 disbandment, Bush is back. The Gavin Rossdale-led band, perhaps best known for a string of wildly successful '90s hits including "Glycerine" and "Machinehead," are set to debut a brand new ...

  10. 311 Ditches Ballads, Space Travel Notions on 'Universal Pulse'

    June 21, 2011 1:59 PM EDT 's forthcoming new album, "Universal Pulse," went through "a lot of different phases," according to frontman Nick Hexum. Among them? "A concept album about space travel" that he broached to his bandmates. " ...

  11. Ron Sexsmith Premiere: Watch a Clip From His 'Love Shines' Documentary

    March 15, 2011 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith is the subject of a new documentary titled "Love Shines," and Billboard.com has an exclusive clip from the film. Watch below. In the clip, Sexsmith records his song "Love Shines" with mega- ...

  12. Gavin Rossdale Calls Bush Reunion 'Exciting,' Says Family Rumors Can 'Strike Home'

    July 20, 2010 10:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 G avin Rossdale feels like Bush has never ended, even though it's been nine years since the release of the group's last studio album, "Golden State." "I felt the other stuff was cool, but it was more default than by design,& ...

  13. Offspring To Debut New Song On Unity Tour

    June 23, 2010 1:52 PM EDT 0 0 0 T he Offspring will be playing one new, as-yet-untitled song, during its run on this summer's Unity Tour with 311 . As for the the follow-up album to 2008's "Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace," -- "It's been going slow,&quo ...

  14. Michael Buble To Unleash 'Crazy Love' In October

    August 27, 2009 8:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Canadian singer Michael Bublé is releasing his first album featuring original material since 2007, his label announced this week. Entitled "Crazy Love," after a 1970 Van Morrison tune of the same name, the album is due Oct. 13 on 143/Repri ...

  15. Offspring Plotting 'Rise And Fall' Follow-Up

    June 19, 2009 10:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Offspring is eyeballing some older material as the opening gambit for its next album. Guitarist Kevin "Noodles" Wasserman tells Billboard.com that frontman Dexter Holland recently sat down with producer Bob Rock -- who produced 2008� ...

  16. Gavin Rossdale Ready To Rock, With Or Without Bush

    April 27, 2009 10:01 AM EDT 0 0 0 As his first solo album, "WANDERlust," takes flight thanks to the hit singles "Love Remains the Same" and "Forever You May Run," Gavin Rossdale is already plotting his next recording project. "I'm sort of half ...

  17. Tragically Hip Kicks Off 'Same' Tour

    April 27, 2009 8:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 Inspired by the wide sonic sweep of its new album, "We Are the Same," the Tragically Hip plans to play a lot of music during its upcoming North American tour, which starts today (April 27) in Kitchener, Ont., and currently has dates booked ...

  18. Ron Wood Taps Eddie Vedder, Bob Rock For Solo Album

    April 05, 2009 10:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ron Wood's got his own album to do -- again. After inducting Bobby Womack into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Saturday night in Cleveland, Wood said that he's recorded about a dozen songs for a solo album called "More Good News.&qu ...

  19. The Offspring Offer Free Single, New Album

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Offspring has announced a June 17 street date for its new Columbia effort “Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace” and the offering of a free download of first single “Hammerhead.” The Offspring has announced a June 17 street date for its new Columbia ef ...

  20. Rossdale Goes Solo For 'Wanderlust'

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Bush/Institute frontman Gavin Rossdale has wrapped his first solo album, "Wanderlust." Former Bush/Institute frontman Gavin Rossdale has wrapped his first solo album, "Wanderlust." Due June 3 via Interscope, the set is led ...

  21. The Cult Gets Back To Basics On 'Born Into This'

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If the Cult's 2001 reunion album, "Beyond Good and Evil," was a heavily produced, muscular rock affair, the band took the opposite approach on the forthcoming "Born Into This," due Oct. 2 via New Wild If the Cult's 2001 ...

  22. Ex-Tonic Frontman Gets Personal On Solo Debut

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When singer/songwriter Emerson Hart was 10 years old, his father (a diagnosed schizophrenic) was murdered near Washington, Pa., and his body was never found. The case, though cold, has never been clos When singer/songwriter Emerson Hart was 10 years ...

  23. Furtado, Billy Talent Win Big At Junos

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With five major wins, Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A total of 39 Juno trophies were handed out over two nights, Saturday (March 31) and Sunday (April 1) in Saskatoon, Sas With five major wins, Nelly Furtado swept C ...

  24. Furtado, Billy Talent Win Big At Juno Awards

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With five major wins, Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A total of 39 Juno trophies were handed out over two nights, Saturday (March 31) and Sunday (April 1) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Furtado, host ...

  25. Gordon Ready To Confess 'Bleeding Heart'

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Veruca Salt principal Nina Gordon is gearing up to release her sophomore solo effort, which has been nearly six years in the making. Former Veruca Salt principal Nina Gordon is gearing up to release her sophomore solo effort, which has been n ...

  26. Our Lady Peace Survives 'Paranoid Times'

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Canadian modern rock outfit Our Lady Peace has set an Aug. 30 release date for its sixth Columbia studio album, "Healthy in Paranoid Times." Canadian modern rock outfit Our Lady Peace has set an Aug. 30 release date for its sixth Columbia ...

  27. Still Not Getting Any . . .

    November 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Canada's Simple Plan has upped the ante with its sophomore album. Its first set, "No Pads, No Helmets . . . Canada's Simple Plan has upped the ante with its sophomore album. Its first set, "No Pads, No Helmets . . . Just Balls,&q ...

  28. Simple Plan Has ... A Simple Plan

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It used to be that rock bands lived for the present and didn't worry about the future. Not so for Simple Plan. The Montreal-based act made its U.S. debut just two years ago. But with the Oct. 26 re ...

  29. Metallica Film Filled With 'Monster' Revelations

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Internal fighting, therapy sessions and tumultuous making of the band's latest album are headed to the big screen in the documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster." An unflinching, warts-and-all lo Internal fighting, therapy sessio ...

  30. Hot Product

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica 'Anger' Management Veteran metal act Metallica moved the release of its new Elektra album, "St. Anger," up to last Thursday from its scheduled June 10 arrival. According to the label, the move was made "to ensure t ...

  31. Metallica Signs Up Bassist Rob Trujillo

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Metallica has named former Suicidal Tendencies/Ozzy Osbourne band member Rob Trujillo as its new bassist. Trujillo replaces Jason Newsted, who departed in early 2001, and will appear on the quartet's Metallica has named former Suicidal Tendenci ...

  32. 2003 Juno Awards Nominees

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST JUNO AWARDS NOMINEES Below are the nominees for Canada's 2003 Juno Awards, to be handed out April 6 at the Corel Centre in the country's capitol region, Ottowa-Gatineau. SINGLE OF THE YEAR "Bulletproof," Blue Rodeo (WEA/Warn ...

  33. Metallica To Hit European Festival Circuit

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Metallica will hit the road in Europe in the late spring and summer. The veteran California-based band has six stops lined up in June, beginning with an appearance at the Rock Im Park festival June 6 Metallica will hit the road in Europe in the late ...

  34. Metallica Trudging Ahead With New Album

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Drummer Lars Ulrich took to the chatroom on Metallica's official Web site earlier this week to update fans on the status of the group's next studio album. "For the first time ever," Ulrich said Metall Drummer Lars Ulrich took to ...

  35. Tonic Screws Its 'Head On Straight'

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. While elixirs often mellow with time, guitar-driven melody maker Tonic cranks it up on its third set, "Head on Straight," due Sept. 24 from Universal Records. Nowhere does the trio's curr ...

  36. Metallica's Hammett, Green Day's Armstrong Wipe Out

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was injured last week when he was stabbed by his surfboard while being tossed by a wave, according to a special report from the artist on the band's official Web site. Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett was injure ...

  37. Metallica Invites Fans Into The Studio

    July 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica has teamed with the T.J. Martell Foundation to offer fans a day in the studio with the metal icons. Metallica has teamed with the T.J. Martell Foundation to offer fans a day in the studio with the metal icons. The prize is up for bid via o ...

  38. Tonic Wraps New Album

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Los Angeles-based rock trio Tonic has completed recording its third album with famed producer Bob Rock (Metallica, Bon Jovi) at his Maui, Hawaii studio. Los Angeles-based rock trio Tonic has completed recording its third album with famed producer Bo ...

  39. Metallica Members Go For A Spin

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 During a break from recording its next Elektra studio album, Metallica members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, and Kirk Hammett last night (June 4) teamed up with longtime producer Bob Rock to play an un During a break from recording its next Elektra s ...

  40. Metallica's Hetfield Out Of Rehab

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 James Hetfield, lead singer and guitarist of hard rock act Metallica, has been released from the rehab facility he checked himself into last June, according to a post on the band's official Web site. James Hetfield, lead singer and guitarist of ...