1. Meet The Empty Hearts: Members of Blondie, Cars, Romantics, Chesterfield Kings Form New Band

    May 08, 2014 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a name hand-picked by Steven Van Zandt, the new supergroup of '70s hitmakers will release debut album on Aug. 5 ... Hear an exclusive song premiere below! In the 1970s, hitmakers from the previous decade formed supergroups to continue on t ...

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  3. The Cars Reveal First Video, Release Date for 'Move Like This'

    February 18, 2011 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 As the Cars gear up for their first new album in 24 years, titled "Move Like This," the new wave group is giving fans an initial taste of the release with the music video for "Blue Tip." The Cars Reunite for First Album in 23 Yea ...

  4. The Cars Reunite for First Album in 23 Years

    October 21, 2010 3:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Ric Ocasek -led new wave band the Cars have reunited to record their first album in 23 years and may support it with a tour, Billboard.com has learned. The sessions were first confirmed by veteran engineer Paul Orofino in posts on the Pro Sound ...

  5. The Cars Reunite For First Album In 23 Years

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Ric Ocasek-led new wave band the Cars have reunited to record their first album in 23 years and may support it with a tour, Billboard.biz has learned. The sessions were first confirmed by veteran engineer Paul Orofino in posts on the Pro Sound ...

  6. Billboard Bits: New Michael Jackson Music in the Works, Jessica Simpson in Talks with 'Idol'

    July 28, 2010 7:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. New Michael Jackson Music in the Works Producer Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins has announced plans to work on a project involving unreleased Michael Jackson songs. ...

  7. Billboard Bits: John Mellencamp, Elvis, Lil Wayne, Foo Fighters and More

    February 19, 2010 6:00 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. They definitely won't call him Senator Cougar, but the push for John Mellencamp to seek the Democratic nomination to replace the retiring Evan Bayh i ...

  8. Meat Loaf, Ace Frehley To Lead Rock Fantasy Camp

    August 13, 2009 5:39 PM EDT 0 0 0 Meat Loaf , Yes singer Jon Anderson and former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley will be the headline "counselors" at this year's Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp, which will take place Nov. 17-22 in Hollywood. A shorter and less expensi ...

  9. King's X Enjoys Best Album Chart Debut Since '96

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a 12-year absence, veteran rock act King's X returned to The Billboard 200 last week with "XV" (InsideOut/SPV), debuting at No. 145. After a 12-year absence, veteran rock act King's X returned to The Billboard 200 last week ...

  10. Cars Documentary On The Way, New Cars Rev Back Up

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "The Cars Unlocked" gathers up 20 previously unreleased live clips as well as never-before-seen behind the scenes footage. The Ric Ocasek-produced Cars documentary first reported here in July 2005 will be released Oct. 17 as a DVD/CD packa ...

  11. New Cars Ready To Roll With Album, Tour

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Cars guitarist Elliot Easton and keyboardist Greg Hawkes have drafted Todd Rundgren to front a new version of the band, appropriately dubbed the New Cars. Confirming long-standing speculation , Cars guitarist Elliot Easton and keyboardist Greg Hawke ...

  12. DMC Emerges Older, Wiser With Solo Debut

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It was a revelation that changed the name of the game, literally: DMC was adopted. He wasn't born Darryl McDaniels ("son of Byford, brother of Al"), but Darryl Lovelace, and for the five years after h It was a revelation that changed ...

  13. DMC's Solo Debut Finally Ready For Release

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Run-D.M.C. principal DMC (Darryl McDaniels) will release his long-in-the-works solo debut, "Checks, Thugs and Rock'n'Roll," March 14 via RomenMpire. Run-D.M.C. principal DMC (Darryl McDaniels) will release his long-in-the-works s ...

  14. Rundgren Steps In For Ocasek In New Cars

    November 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Cars principals Elliot Easton and Greg Hawkes are in talks to team with veteran singer/songwriter Todd Rundgren in a new incarnation of pioneering new wave rock act the Cars, which will tour and possi Cars principals Elliot Easton and Greg Hawkes ar ...

  15. Fogerty Returns To Fantasy

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Although his bitter legal battles with Fantasy Records are the stuff of music business legend, John Fogerty has signed a new deal with the label. Although his bitter legal battles with Fantasy Records are the stuff of music business legend, John Fog ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Rock Fantasy Camp, Locke, Something Corporate

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, Kimberley Locke, Something Corporate VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy camp with a two-hour block airing April 2. The segment features interviews with such rock veterans as the Who ...