1. AC/DC Not on Cusp of Retirement: Sources

    April 15, 2014 1:10 PM EDT 7.358 k 591 0 UPDATE: The band has announced that guitarist Malcolm Young is taking a leave of absence because of poor health. Earlier, lead singer Brian Johnson described the illness as "debilitating." Get the full story Rumors of AC/DC's ...

  2. Bruce Springsteen Announces New Album, 'High Hopes' Out 1/14/14

    November 25, 2013 7:47 AM EST Bruce Springsteen today announced the release of his 18th studio album 'High Hopes,' which is set for release on Jan. 14 on Columbia Records. The album includes members of the E Street Band as well as guitarist Tom Morello and many addit ...

  3. Incubus' Brandon Boyd Talks Sons of the Sea Project: Exclusive Video

    July 15, 2013 1:30 PM EDT 2.439 k 319 0 0 Boyd collaborates with Incubus producer Brendan O'Brien in new band Incubus frontman Brandon Boyd and famed producer Brendan O'Brien have combined forces for a new project called Sons of the Sea and Billboard has an exclusive beh ...

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  5. Third Day Look to 'Invite Everyone In' With 'Miracle'

    November 06, 2012 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 "There's one choice on election day that we guarantee will satisfy you, and that's voting for Third Day ," the band's bassist Tai Anderson says with a laugh. Yes, on the same day as the presidential election (Nov. 6), Third ...

  6. You Gotta Believe

    November 05, 2012 11:38 AM EST Third Day shakes up sound; stays on message with new release "There's one choice on election day that we guarantee will satisfy you, and that's voting for Third Day," the band's bassist Tai An- derson says with a laugh. ...

  7. Disney's Night of Joy Turns 30 With Casting Crowns, Third Day

    September 10, 2012 11:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Disney cares about the family like we care about the family," says Brandon Heath, one of the Christian artists who performed this weekend at Walt Disney World's 30th annual Night of Joy. "It's a common goal that we have to ...

  8. The Fray Looking For Next Hits in 'Crappy Little Demos'

    July 24, 2012 12:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Isaac Slade says that the group's next album could arrive in 2013. After writing more than 70 songs for its latest album, "Scars & Stories," Isaac Slade says The Fray feels like it has a head start on its next album -- which he ho ...

  9. Candid Covers: The Gaslight Anthem Sings 'House of the Rising Sun'

    July 24, 2012 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 "We didn't invent this -- this rock 'n' roll thing," Gaslight Anthem frontman Brian Fallon joked, explaining why the band chose to sing the Animals' "The House of the Rising Sun" for their Billboard Candid Cov ...

  10. The Gaslight Anthem Readies First Major-Label Debut

    July 23, 2012 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 After Building Its Indie Base With Three Strong Releases, the N.J. Rock Band Is Going Big With 'Handwritten' From the beginning, the Gaslight Anthem has approached making a living from making music as a marathon -- a race to be run not in ...

  11. The Killers' Flowers: 'Runaways' Is 'A Great Starting Point' for Album

    July 22, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ''I had a good feeling about it," Killers frontman Brandon Flowers says about "Runaways," the anthemic new single from the Las Vegas rock group. The soaring number, which heralds "Battle Born," the band's firs ...

  12. The Killers Come Back

    July 19, 2012 6:25 PM EDT ''Ihad a good feeling about it," Killers frontman Brandon Flowers says about "Runaways," the anthemic new single from the Las Vegas rock group. The soaring number, which heralds "Battle Born," the band's fir ...

  13. The Gaslight Anthem: Steady As She Goes

    July 19, 2012 5:50 PM EDT From the beginning, the Gaslight Anthem has approached making a living from making music as a marathon - a race to be run not in short bursts, but in a slow, steady build paced to maintain longevity. That's why it's only now, after three ...

  14. Third Day's Mac Powell Going Country

    May 30, 2012 1:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Lead Singer of Christian Rock Band Works With Nashville Hitmaker on Solo Effort Mac Powell, lead vocalist for Grammy winning Christian rock band Third Day, has recorded a solo project -- and it's a country record. "I grew up listening to c ...

  15. Summer Music Preview: Kings of Rock

    May 23, 2012 10:45 PM EDT 0 0 Contrary to reports, rumors and speculation, the genre continues to roar By Mitchell Peters and Phil Gallo The Smashing Pumpkins Album title: Oceania Label: Martha's Music/EMI Label Services/Caroline Distribution Management: Peter Katsis, Prospec ...

  16. Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard: Brad Is No Side Project

    April 04, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 It may not be of the same magnitude as Pearl Jam's recent celebration, but Stone Gossard is hoping 20 years and five albums of Brad -- including the upcoming "United We Stand" -- will assure fans that his "other" band is no ...

  17. Q&A With The Fray: New Album 'Scars & Stories,' 10 Years of Hits

    February 07, 2012 2:45 PM EST 0 0 0 On Jan. 20, Chart Beat sat down with the Fray 's Isaac Slade and Joe King before the band's performance at the iHeartRadio Theater presented by P.C. Richard & Son in New York. The Denver-based quartet, rounded out by Dave Welsh and Dan ...

  18. Aerosmith Shoots Down 'False' Rumors, Says Band Is 'Having Fun' Recording

    January 27, 2011 11:15 AM EST 0 0 0 Longtime Aerosmith collaborator Marti Frederiksen reports that the group has been very productive during its first few days of writing for a new album at his studio Monrovia, Calif. "It's been really good, great," Frederiksen tells Bi ...

  19. Aerosmith to Tour, Release New Music Next Year, Says Guitarist

    November 05, 2010 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 A erosmith guitarist Brad Whitford is confident that frontman Steven Tyler's "American Idol" judging gig will not derail and may in fact facilitate the recording of the Boston rockers' first new album in more than six years. &quo ...

  20. Brandon Flowers Wanted to 'Summon Spirits of the Desert' with 'Flamingo'

    September 10, 2010 3:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 While announcing the arrival of his solo career, Brandon Flowers made it clear that his band, the Killers , isn't breaking up. In fact, the singer says that the point of "Flamingo," due Sept. 14 on Island Records, was to deliver these ...

  21. Steven Tyler on 'Idol' Could Be 'Positive' for Aerosmith, Says Drummer

    August 06, 2010 2:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 A erosmith drummer Joey Kramer is, for one, behind the idea of frontman Steven Tyler taking a seat on the "American Idol" judges panel next season. "It could be a very positive thing," Kramer -- whose 2009 memoir "Hit Hard: ...

  22. Anberlin Conquers the 'Impossible' on New Album

    August 02, 2010 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Anberlin 's new single has taught frontman Stephen Christian that nothing is, well, "impossible." The song, currently sitting at No. 18 on the Alternative Songs Chart and the No. 1 Greatest Gainer for three weeks in a row, is plowing ...

  23. Aerosmith's Tyler, Perry Are Back In The Saddle Again

    June 30, 2010 5:04 PM EDT 0 0 0 "The f***-yous run deep in a band like Aerosmith ," Steven Tyler tells Billboard.com, "and the best part about it is the make-up. We live to be on stage with each other and play -- because we don't really know what else to do, to ...

  24. Neil Young Recording New Album With Daniel Lanois

    May 05, 2010 8:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 N eil Young is indeed recording a new studio album in Los Angeles with U2 / Bob Dylan producer Daniel Lanois, Billboard.com can confirm. The sessions first came to light late last week in a Rolling Stone interview with longtime Young friend and band ...

  25. Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga Win Early Grammys

    January 31, 2010 7:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Nominees in the top Grammy categories picked up early awards in their respective genres Sunday during the awards pre-telecast from Los Angeles' Staples Center. "This is my first Grammy, you guys!" said a breathless Taylor Swift as she ...

  26. Exclusive: Steven Tyler Could Sue To Stop Aerosmith Replacement Singer

    January 31, 2010 6:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Amidst continuing reports of other singers being approached to front Aerosmith , Steven Tyler and his handlers are taking steps to reassert his position in the band. Tyler's Los Angeles-based attorney, Skip Miller, fired off a letter to Aerosmi ...

  27. Pearl Jam: The 'Backspacer' Q&As

    September 08, 2009 6:38 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Backspacer," Pearl Jam Frontman Eddie Vedder The new album, "Backspacer," seems especially personal. I guess we end up being conduits for whatever's around us. You don't really think about it while it's happening, ...

  28. The Daily Noise 8.28.2009 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 8.28.2009 - Billboard.com

    August 28, 2009 4:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 In this Friday edition of the Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard, Madonna gets a bad reception, John Mayer starts an online charity feud, Muslims are barred from a Black Eyed Peas show, and Killswitch Engage is buzzing. John Mayer , B ...

  29. Aerosmith's Joe Perry Turns To Twitter Fans For Solo Album Title

    July 02, 2009 10:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 Aerosmith's next album might be "on the bench, in pieces," waiting for the group to resume recording after it finishes touring in mid-September, but guitarist Joe Perry's next solo album is just about ready to go. Perry tells Bil ...

  30. Aerosmith Drummer Pens Hard-Hitting Book

    June 30, 2009 5:48 PM EDT 0 0 0 Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer says he wrote his new book, "Hit Hard: A Story of Hitting Rock Bottom at the Top," in order "to be entertaining, but at the same to...help people." Kramer tells Billboard.com that "Hit Hard,&quo ...

  31. Mastodon Eying 'Crack The Skye' Movie

    May 05, 2009 7:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 A film adaptation of Mastodon's latest album, "Crack the Skye," is well within the realm of possibility -- albeit not in production yet. Drummer and lyricist Brann Dailor tells Billboard.com that the heavy rocking Atlanta quartet sat ...

  32. Steven Tyler Enlists In Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp

    April 17, 2009 10:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Recovered from a recent bout of pneumonia, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler is ready to infect the upcoming Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp in Los Angeles with some wisdom gleaned from nearly 40 years of recording and touring. "I've not ...

  33. Pearl Jam Album, Film, Tour In The Works

    April 13, 2009 10:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam will play live dates in the U.S. later this year, including the Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco Aug. 28-30, Billboard has confirmed. The band has also completed 14 songs for a new album and is working on a film with director Camero ...

  34. Aerosmith To Tour With ZZ Top, New Album Delayed

    April 04, 2009 10:44 AM EDT 0 0 0 Health issues and touring commitments have combined to postpone Aerosmith's next album, according to guitarist Joe Perry. Perry tells Billboard.com that the record sessions -- for the group's first album since 2004's "Honkin' ...

  35. Q&A: Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament

    March 24, 2009 11:17 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Pearl Jam's blockbuster 1991 debut, "Ten," gets a re-release on March 24 so deluxe that it would be fairer to call it a complete reimagining, the veteran Seattle band's bassist and co-founder Jeff Ament sat down with Billboard ...

  36. Pearl Jam Turns "Ten" Buzz To 11 With Modern Rock Tracks No. 1; TV and Gamer Specials

    March 19, 2009 6:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 As Pearl Jam fans eagerly await the release next Tuesday of the "Ten" reissue , the group's debut album and the first in a two year catalog re-release campaign, its starting to sound like 1991 all over again on radio and TV. "Bro ...

  37. Update: Mastodon To Play Complete 'Skye' On North American Tour

    March 02, 2009 12:49 PM EST 0 0 0 Atlanta-based Mastodon have a strange story to tell on their new seven song, 50-minute heavy metal opus, "Crack the Skye." And the best way to hear the whole twisted tale will be live and direct: the band plans to perform the album, due Ma ...

  38. Pearl Jam Pumped Up To Hit The Studio

    February 06, 2009 11:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam is about to hit the studio for a two-week session in Los Angeles with producer Brendan O'Brien as it continues work on its ninth studio album, which the band plans to self-release in the United States. After laying down some instrumen ...

  39. Pearl Jam Pumped Up To Hit The Studio

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam is about to hit the studio for a two-week session in Los Angeles with producer Brendan O'Brien as it continues work on its ninth studio album, which the band plans to self-release in the United States. After laying down some instrum ...

  40. Pearl Jam Rolls Out 'Ten' With Verizon

    January 08, 2009 11:37 AM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam is rolling out tracks from the remastered version of its 1991 debut album, "Ten," exclusively through Verizon Wireless. A different song from the new edition, due March 24 from Epic/Legacy, will go live through V Cast Music with ...

  41. Wal-Mart Snags Exclusive Springsteen Hits Set

    December 23, 2008 10:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Wal-Mart will be the exclusive U.S. retailer for Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band's "Greatest Hits," which will arrive Jan. 13, two weeks prior to the group's new Columbia studio album, "Working on a Dream." Th ...

  42. Pearl Jam Raids Vaults For 'Ten' Reissue

    December 10, 2008 9:59 AM EST 0 0 0 Pearl Jam has unearthed a host of unreleased tracks and special surprises from its vaults for a deluxe reissue of its fabled 1991 debut album, "Ten." Four different editions will be available March 24 from Epic; pre-orders begin today (Dec ...

  43. Bruce Springsteen 'Dreams' Big On New Album

    November 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 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 nigh As expected, Bruce Springste ...

  44. Report: New Springsteen Album Due In January

    November 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen's next album is expected for release around the time of Barack Obama's January inauguration as the 44th president of the United States next January, according to Backstreets.com. Bruce Springsteen's next album is exp ...

  45. Mastodon Shoots For The 'Skye'

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metal combo Mastodon has wrapped its next album, "Crack the Skye," which is due early next year via Warner Bros. Metal combo Mastodon has wrapped its next album, "Crack the Skye," which is due early next year via Warner Bros. As ...

  46. Pearl Jam's Jeff Ament Preps Solo Debut

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament will unveil his first solo album, "Tone," Sept. 16 via the band's Ten Club fan organization and select U.S. indie retailers. Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament will unveil his first solo album, "Tone," ...

  47. AC/DC Sets Date, Track List For 'Black Ice'

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, AC/DC's new album, "Black Ice," will be sold exclusively in the U.S. via Wal-Mart, Sam's Club and the band's Web site, beginning Oct. 20. First single "Rock'n'Roll Train" will hit U.S. ra As ...

  48. Eddie Vedder Scales Back At NYC Solo Show

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder relied on little more than his voice and guitar last night (Aug. 4) during the third show of his summer solo tour at New York's United Palace Theatre, offering a 28-song set f Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder relied o ...

  49. World Tour To Follow New AC/DC Album?

    July 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 AC/DC will embark on a world tour before the end of the year in support of its next studio album, according to authoritative fan site Electric Shock. AC/DC will embark on a world tour before the end of the year in support of its next studio album, a ...

  50. Eddie Vedder Plots East Coast Solo Tour

    July 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As a complement to his first solo tour in April, which only visited the West Coast, Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder will head east for another round of dates later this summer. As a complement to his first solo tour in April, which only visited the ...

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