1. Simple Minds Ready for Rare U.S. Trek, Jim Kerr Says Band's in 'Tremendous Form'

    October 16, 2013 4:09 AM EDT “Eleven years? That’s an embarrassing gap.” So says Jim Kerr, lead singer and mainstay of Scotland’s Simple Minds of the group’s lengthy absence from North American shores. Following the March release of hits compilation "Celebrate," the ...

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  3. Backbeat: The Killers Thrill NYC For 'American Express: Unstaged' Concert With Werner Herzog

    September 19, 2012 5:36 PM EDT Brandon Flowers of the Killers on stage at the Paradise Theatre in the Bronx. (Photo: Getty: Donald Bowers / American Express Unstaged) "Hello! We're The Killers , brought to you by way of fabulous Las Vegas. This one goes out to Planet ...

  4. Billy Bryans, Juno Award-Winning Drummer from The Parachute Club, Dies

    April 23, 2012 3:16 PM EDT Multiple Juno Award winner and world music promoter Billy Bryans died today after battling lung cancer. He was 63. While he is best known as the co-founder and percussionist of 80s eclectic pop group the Parachute Club and co-writer of the endurin ...

  5. Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards Honor Live Nation Chairman Riley O'Connor, Others

    March 23, 2012 10:26 AM EDT People were still finding their seats in the massive ballroom at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel last evening (March 23) when the 30th annual Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards and Gala Dinner got underway in Toronto. The most important ...

  6. Dave Matthews Band Sets Chicago 'Caravan' Dates, Lineup

    April 07, 2011 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The second Dave Matthews Band Caravan fest has just been announced for July 8-10 at Chicago's Lakeside on the south shore of Lake Michigan. In addition to DMB's only Midwest concert performances of the year, the lineup includes David Gray ...

  7. Neil Young Releases 39-Minute 'Le Noise' Film

    October 01, 2010 12:32 PM EDT 0 0 0 Neil Young has documented almost every step in the making of his new album "Le Noise" (released Sept. 28), including a recent 39-minute film to settle you in with the heavier sound he's adopted for the record. Video: Neil Young's ...

  8. Neil Young Stands Tall in 'Hitchhiker' Video

    September 17, 2010 1:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 N eil Young has offered another preview of his forthcoming "Le Noise" album with the black-and-white music video for "Hitchhiker," which was released today (Sept. 17). Standing alone in a tiny recording room, the veteran rocker t ...

  9. Neil Young Goes Electric for 'Le Noise'

    September 14, 2010 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 N eil Young knew he wanted to make a purely solo album -- just himself and a guitar -- when he recruited Daniel Lanois to produce the upcoming "Le Noise." That it finds him primarily playing electric guitar, however, came as a surprise. &q ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Billboard Bits: Big Boi, Lollapalooza, Donnie Klang, Daniel Lanois and More

    June 08, 2010 6:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. The Lollapalooza schedule was revealed today: Soundgarden or Arcade Fire? The xx or Gogol Bordello? Lady Gaga or The Strokes? Start choosing now . --- Former 'Making ...

  12. Daniel Lanois Badly Injured In L.A. Motorcycle Crash

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning Canadian producer and artist Daniel Lanois is in hospital after suffering multiple injuries in a motorcycle accident over the weekend in the Silverlake area of Los Angeles. Lanois, 58, is in intensive care but expects to be released ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. U2 Expanding 'Unforgettable Fire' This Fall

    September 14, 2009 4:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 While U2 's "360 Tour" just got underway in Chicago this past weekend, fans are in store for another treat this fall as the 25th anniversary of the band's classic 1984 album, "The Unforgettable Fire" will be celebrated ...

  15. Daniel Lanois Signs With UMPG

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG) has signed a publishing agreement with producer/songwriter/musician Daniel Lanois covering his catalog and future works. "We are thrilled to welcome Daniel Lanois, one of the most distinctive and celebr ...

  16. U2 Reveals New Album Track List

    January 16, 2009 12:01 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 has unveiled the track list for its new album, "No Line on the Horizon," due March 3 from Interscope. The 11-song set is led by the single "Get on Your Boots," which premieres Monday (Jan. 19) on Dublin's 2FM. It will be ...

  17. U2 Looks Toward New 'Horizon'

    December 18, 2008 2:52 PM EST 0 0 0 U2's twelfth studio album, "No Line on the Horizon," will arrive March 3 from Interscope. A track list for the set, which was produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois and Steve Lillywhite, has not been announced. Following sessions in Fez ...

  18. U2 Looks Toward New 'Horizon'

    December 18, 2008 12:00 AM EST U2's twelfth studio album, "No Line on the Horizon," will arrive March 3 from Interscope. A track list for the set, which was produced by Brian Eno, Daniel Lanois and Steve Lillywhite, has not been announced. Following sessions in F ...

  19. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Skeeter Davis, a veteran of the Grand Ole Opry, dies at Nashville's St. Thomas Hospital. She is 73. The artist, born Mary Frances Penick in Dry Ridge, Ky., had battled breast cancer since 1988. 2004 - Skeeter Davis, a veteran of the Gran ...

  20. Next U2 Album Pushed To Early 2009

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Initially expected this fall as a fourth-quarter blockbuster, U2's next album has been pushed to early 2009 while the band continues to write and record material. "I thought a while back we might have Initially expected this fall as a four ...

  21. Next U2 Album Pushed To Early 2009

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Initially expected this fall as a fourth-quarter blockbuster, U2's next album has been pushed to early 2009 while the band continues to write and record material. "I thought a while back we might have the album wrapped by now, but why co ...

  22. Early U2 Reissues Packed With Rarities

    June 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A wealth of previously unreleased and rare material will be found on reissues of the early U2 albums "Boy," "War" and "October," due July 22 via Universal. Each album will be available as a remastered A wealth of previo ...

  23. Favorite Songs From The Neville Brothers

    April 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard asked the Neville Brothers and their colleagues to pick their favorite Neville Brothers song and what makes it special. Billboard asked the Neville Brothers and their colleagues to pick their favorite Neville Brothers song and what makes i ...

  24. Music Goes Green: Daniel Lanois

    Music Goes Green: Daniel Lanois

    April 10, 2008 3:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 Daniel Lanois shares his dream of a day when Lake Ontario is once again clean enough to swim in. lake ontario , Music Goes Green , green , tips for going green , DANIEL LANOIS , Daniel Lanois , Green Videos Daniel Lanois Green ...

  25. U2 Returns To Studio, Preps Early Reissues

    April 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After an Easter break, U2 is back in the studio in Dublin to work on its next album with producers Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. "Everyone [is] still hoping the new album will be out this year," reads After an Easter break, U2 is back in th ...

  26. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    March 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Panic At The Disco drops the glam, as well as the exclamation point, the Counting Crows balance loud with soft and the B-52s unveil their first new album in 16 years, in this week's Hot Product. The Raconteurs' second album, "Consoler ...

  27. SXSW '08: R.E.M., Daniel Lanois, Joseph Arthur

    SXSW '08: R.E.M., Daniel Lanois, Joseph Arthur

    March 13, 2008 1:19 PM EDT 0 0 0 Interviews with Daniel Lanois and Joseph Arthur at South By Southwest 2008, plus SXSW performance clips of R.E.M., Van Morrison and others. joseph arthur , Van Morrison , sxsw 2008 , interview , Live , exclusive , DANIEL LANOIS , R.E.M. , Joseph Art ...

  28. Best Bets: 2008 Album Preview (Continued)

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Our coverage of twenty of 2008's most highly-anticipated albums continues with sets due in March through the end of the year. Our coverage of twenty of 2008's most highly-anticipated albums continues with sets due in March through the end ...

  29. U2 Hits The Studio In Dublin

    February 19, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U2 has hit the studio in Dublin to continue work on its next album with longtime collaborators Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. "We're going to try and break new sonic ground and deliver a masterpiece," L U2 has hit the studio in Dublin t ...

  30. U2's 3D Concert Film Debuts At Sundance

    January 21, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After a career playing to sold-out stadiums, U2 did what their fans have done for years -- stood in line to see U2 perform. That concert was "U2 3D," a film of the band's 2005-06 Vertigo tour, shot at After a career playing to sold-ou ...

  31. Crowes, Black Keys, Bun B Set For SXSW

    January 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Black Crowes, the Black Keys, UGK rapper Bun and R.E.M. are among the names newly confirmed to appear at the 2008 South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. They join previously announced per The Black Crowes, the Black Keys, UGK rapper Bun ...

  32. Lou Reed To Keynote South By Southwest

    December 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Lou Reed will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2008 South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas. Lou Reed will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2008 South by Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas. The artist will discuss his c ...

  33. Lanois Going Digital For New Album

    December 03, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Artist/producer Daniel Lanois will digitally release his new album, "Here Is What Is," Dec. 15 via RedFloorRecords.com. Artist/producer Daniel Lanois will digitally release his new album, "Here Is What Is," Dec. 15 via RedFloorRe ...

  34. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Skeeter Davis, a veteran of the Grand Ole Opry, dies at Nashville's St. Thomas Hospital. She is 73. The artist, born Mary Frances Penick in Dry Ridge, Ky., had battled breast cancer since 1988. 2004 - Skeeter Davis, a veteran of the Gran ...

  35. Young, Mellencamp Star At Farm Aid's New York Debut

    September 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit concert finally made its way to New York yesterday (Sept. 9). And if the gritty metropolis seemed like an unlikely place to celebrate family farmers and the After 22 years, the annual Farm Aid benefit conc ...

  36. Stipe, Lanois On Board For New 1 Giant Leap Projects

    August 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman are reactivating their 1 Giant Leap brand in 2008 with a movie, TV show, three-hour DVD and a 16-track album under the "What About Me" name via 19 Entertainment. Jamie Catto and Duncan Bridgeman are reactiv ...

  37. Lanois Dabbles In Film, Writes With U2/Eno

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Daniel Lanois has helped the biggest of the big translate their music to the masses (Bob Dylan, U2, Willie Nelson), but now he's turning the spotlight on himself. After years of being asked by friends Daniel Lanois has helped the biggest of the ...

  38. U2 Recording New Songs In Morocco With Eno, Lanois

    June 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2 is in the midst of an extended songwriting and recording session in Fez, Morocco, with longtime collaborators Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois. Sources say the band has already flashed out a number of i U2 is in the midst of an extended songwriting an ...

  39. Velvet Revolver Rediscovers Inspiration On New Album

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hard rock combo Velvet Revolver is eyeing a mid- to late-spring release for its second RCA album. The group is recording in Los Angeles with producer Brendan O'Brien, who stepped in for the band's ori Hard rock combo Velvet Revolver is eye ...

  40. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>A week after his death at the age of 71, country legend Johnny Cash is bestowed with artist, song and album of the year awards at the Americana Music Awards ceremony in Nashville. Cash w 2004 - - Skeeter Davis, a veteran of ...

  41. Randolph Tunes To Surface With Thomas, Lanois, DMB

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Robert Randolph and the Family Band wrote enough tunes in the run-up to their sophomore album, "Colorblind," that several outtakes will wind up appearing on other artists' projects. Robert Randolph and the Family Band wrote enough tun ...

  42. 'Summer' School

    June 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Chris Carrabba is a slave to his feelings, a quality that fans of his band, Dashboard Confessional, have come to adore. After almost two years of writing and recording, the band will release its much- Chris Carrabba is a slave to his feelings, a qua ...

  43. Carrabba Drives The Long Way To Dashboard's 'Dusk'

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dashboard Confessional leader Chris Carrabba had a well-defined vision for how he wanted the band's new album to sound. But, he acknowledges, "it took a long time to really fulfill it. Dashboard Confessional leader Chris Carrabba had a wel ...

  44. 'Wait' Is Over For New Dashboard Album

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dashboard Confessional's upcoming, as-yet-untitled album is scheduled for release June 27 on Vagrant. This time around, vocalist Chris Carrabba mainly worked with producer Don Gilmore (Linkin Park, Go Dashboard Confessional's upcoming, as- ...

  45. Documentary Goes Inside Pixies Reunion

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 "loudQuietloud: A Film About the Pixies" will premiere Sunday (March 12) during the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas. "loudQuietloud: A Film About the Pixies" will premiere Sunday (March 12) during the South by S ...

  46. Love Channeling Dylan On New Album

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Courtney Love is on her second set of demos for the follow-up to 2004's maligned "America's Sweetheart," her solo debut for Virgin. "I'm working on [them] with Linda Perry, she's going to produce the Courtney Love ...

  47. Guitar Fest To Salute Springsteen's 'Nebraska'

    December 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Bruce Springsteen's celebrated 1982 album, "Nebraska," will be performed in its entirety by a host of notable artists next month as part of the New York Guitar Festival. Bruce Springsteen's celebrated 1982 album, "Nebraska,& ...

  48. Daniel Lanois, Tortoise / Oct. 10, 2005 / Chicago (Park West)

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Musical miscegenation is often how great creative leaps come about. That's essentially what Daniel Lanois said shortly into his set with Chicago's Tortoise. Musical miscegenation is often how great creative leaps come about. That's es ...

  49. U2 Drafts Kanye, Arcade Fire For Fall Dates

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2 has drafted Kanye West, the Arcade Fire, Patti Smith and Damian Marley as support acts for its just-underway fall North American tour. Meanwhile, Interscope has set a Nov. 15 release date for the D U2 has drafted Kanye West, the Arcade Fire, Patt ...

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