1. Exclusive: Elijah Wood's All-Vinyl DJ Outfit Wooden Wisdom Will Hit the Road in 2015

    November 21, 2014 12:00 PM EST Wood and DJ partner Zach Cowie will bring their retro "paradise garage" sound to five North American cities in January. Wooden Wisdom is a DJ supergroup made up of Elijah Wood ( Lord of the Rings ,  The Hobbit ) and Zach Cowie , a music ...

  2. Lou Reed's Death: Stars React on Twitter

    October 27, 2013 3:50 PM EDT With the sad news that rock icon Lou Reed died Sunday (October 27) at the age of 71, celebrities across genres and generations have taken to Twitter to share an outpouring of reactions expressing grief and celebrating Reed's life and long c ...

  3. 2013 Grammy Week Parties: All The Sights, Sounds, Hotspots

    February 05, 2013 2:50 PM EST Pre-parties, afterparties, brunches, dinners, galas galore -- it's the music industry's week to shine. Here's a roundup of everything we know about that's going on (that we're allowed to write about, anyway). Caveat empt ...

  4. A Look at Adam 'MCA' Yauch's Career in Video and Film, With the Beasties and Beyond

    May 04, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Both with and beyond the Beastie Boys, Adam "MCA" Yauch -- who died Friday (May 4) at the age of 47 -- made a name for himself in the world of documentary filmmaking, music videos and the business side of independent film. Yauch personal ...

  5. How Adam Yauch's Cancer Battle Changed The Beastie Boys

    May 04, 2012 4:05 PM EDT was supposed to be the Beastie Boys ' big comeback year. "Hot Sauce Committee Part 1," the trio's eighth album and first non-instrumental full-length in five years, was set for a Sept. 15, 2009 release, and was set to featur ...

  6. Adam 'MCA' Yauch of Beastie Boys Dead at 47

    May 04, 2012 1:06 PM EDT Beastie Boys rapper, musician and video director Adam Yauch, known as MCA in the groundbreaking hip hop trio, died early today (May 4) after a lengthy illness. He was 47. An obituary provided by the group's representatives follows: It is with ...

  7. Bon Iver Not Performing at Grammys: 'I Don't Think They Wanted Us To Play'

    February 03, 2012 1:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Justin Vernon Talks Grammys Non-Performance, Bushmills Campaign, Avalanches Feud Bon Iver may be up for four Grammys, and frontman Justin Vernon may even appear (digitally, anyway) in a striking new commercial for this year's ceremony -- but yo ...

  8. Bon Iver's Justin Vernon On (Not) Playing the Grammys, Endorsing Bushmills

    February 03, 2012 10:02 AM EST Drinkin' and Cussin' (from left:) Kyle Frenette, Nate Vernon, Brian Joseph, and Justin Vernon of Bon Iver at Bushmills Irish Whiskey's "Since Way Back" event on Feb. 2. (Photo: Diana Levine) Bon Iver may be up for four Gra ...

  9. Beastie Boys 'Hot Sauce Committee Part 2': Track-By-Track Review

    May 03, 2011 2:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Hot Sauce Committee Part 2" arrives seven years after the release of the Beastie Boys ' last non-instrumental full-length, "To the 5 Boroughs," although the drought should have only been five years. The veteran rap trio was ...

  10. Beastie Boys' Star-Studded 'Make Some Noise' Video Premieres

    April 21, 2011 11:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 B eastie Boys member Adam "MCA" Yauch's long-awaited short film, "Fight For Your Right Revisited," has finally surfaced -- in an abridged form as the group's new video for "Make Some Noise." Serving as an elab ...

  11. Danko Jones Video Premiere: 'I Think Bad Thoughts' Feat. Elijah Wood, Ralph Macchio

    March 15, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last May, Canadian hard rockers Danko Jones unveiled the first video (titled "Full of Regret") in their cinematic, Tarantino-tinged "Below the Belt" triology, which featured actors Elijah Wood and Selma Blair as well as Motorhead ...

  12. Beastie Boys Reveal Artwork, Release Date for 'Hot Sauce Committee'

    March 14, 2011 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 B eastie Boys will kick off their 2011 comeback with the May 3 release of "Hot Sauce Committee Part 2," their first non-instrumental full-length in seven years. The rap trio announced the date for the Capitol Records release and revealed t ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Beastie Boys Make 'Fight' Film, Warped Tour Bands Announced

    December 08, 2010 6:29 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beastie Boys Making Short Film With Will Ferrell, Jack Black, Elijah Wood Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys , who continues to battle cancer, will write and ...

  14. Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga to Sign Off Twitter for Charity

    November 28, 2010 10:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys and Lady Gaga take charity work seriously, and they're going offline to prove it. Gaga, Justin Timberlake , Usher and other celebrities have joined a new campaign called Digital Life Sacrifice on behalf of Keys' charity, Keep a ...

  15. Madonna Directorial Debut Set For Berlin Festival

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Madonna's directorial debut as well as indie films featuring such stars as Ben Kingsley and Moritz Bleibtreu will be among the 50 films in the Berlin International Film Festival's arthouse sidebar Pan Madonna's directorial debut as we ...

  16. Gogol Bordello Benefits From Madonna's 'Wisdom'

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gogol Bordello frontman Eugene Hutz has high praise for Madonna after working with her on her directoral debut, the short film "Filth & Wisdom." The group also joined the Material Girl for her per Gogol Bordello frontman Eugene Hutz ha ...

  17. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured art ...

  18. Keys, Bowie Duet At African Charity Gala

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Alicia Keys joined David Bowie for a neo soul-injected take on the latter's "Changes" last night (Nov. 9) to close out a star-studded New York benefit for the Keep a Child Alive organization, which he Alicia Keys joined David Bowie fo ...

  19. Prince Rolling The Dice With Vegas Club

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Prince will open a nightclub at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas, which will host concerts by the artist as well as acts signed to his NPG label. Prince will open a nightclub at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas, which will host concerts by the artist as well as ...

  20. Bad Brains / Oct. 9, 2006 / Bad Brains / Oct. 9, 2006 / New York (CBGB)

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Washington, D.C. transplants the Bad Brains led the pack in hardcore's earliest days. The group's original lineup has only performed together sporadically since the '90s, but to mark the closing of th One of the most renowned rock clu ...

  21. Prince Gets 'Happy Feet' For New Soundtrack

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to the upcoming animated film "Happy Feat," due Oct. 31 via Atlantic. A new Prince track, "Song of the Heart," will be found on the soundtrack to ...

  22. Apples In Stereo Draft Elephant 6 Stars For New Disc

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran indie rock act the Apples In Stereo are the first signing to actor Elijah Wood's label, Simian Records. Veteran indie rock act the Apples In Stereo are the first signing to actor Elijah Wood's label, Simian Records. The group' ...

  23. New Pantheon Awards Rescheduled For March

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Originally scheduled to be handed out at a Feb. 6 ceremony in Los Angeles, the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been bumped to an as-yet-undetermined date in March. Originally scheduled to be handed out at a Feb. 6 ceremony in Los Angeles, the ina ...

  24. New Pantheon Award Finalists Revealed

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon Awards have been chosen. The list includes albums by Animal Collective, Antony and the Johnsons, Fiona Apple, the Arcade Fire, Bloc Party, Death Cab For The 10 finalists for the inaugural New Pantheon ...

  25. Disagreement Puts Shortlist Prize On Hold

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In its four-year history, the Shortlist Music Prize has become a coveted industry honor, shining a spotlight on artists who have made exceptional albums that have fallen under the mainstream radar. Bu In its four-year history, the Shortlist Music Pr ...

  26. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 8-14, 2003).

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 8-14, 2003). Put down the remote! This is the week of the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. You can forget all other programming, really. Nowhere else are you going to ...

  27. Lennox Song Heralds 'Rings' Return

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A new song by Annie Lennox is among the tracks on the soundtrack to "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," due Nov. 25 from Reprise/WMG Soundtracks. Along with the 2002 Billboard Century Awa A new song by Annie Lennox is among th ...