1. The Beat 9/19: Jason Aldean, Soundgarden, Big & Rich, Colbie Caillat

    The Beat 9/19: Jason Aldean, Soundgarden, Big & Rich, Colbie Caillat

    September 19, 2012 4:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Beat 9/19: Jason Aldean’s “Night Train” Arrives October 16, Judge Juggling on The Voice, “Hillbilly Jedi” Officially Lucas Approved Colbie Caillat , jonathan brooks , featuredVideo1 , soundgarden , Billboard , The Voice , Bon Jovi , Usher , Chri ...

  2. Big & Rich: How Bon Jovi and George Lucas Named Their New Album

    September 17, 2012 3:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 John Rich says Jon Bon Jovi deserves credit for pushing the title of the new Big & Rich album, "Hillbilly Jedi" -- and for getting the duo permission to use it. Rich tells Billboard that the title idea came up during a songwriting sess ...

  3. Primus to Launch 'Trippy' 3-D Tour Oct. 12

    July 30, 2012 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Les Claypool says that Primus ' fall tour is "for the head." During the 21-date (so far) trek -- which kicks off Oct. 12 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., the trio will employ a special 3-D backdrop screen as well as a quadraphonic sound system ...

  4. Guest Post: Emily White, David Lowery and Legos: Can't We Get Along? By Songwriter Jonathan Coulton

    June 27, 2012 5:59 PM EDT Editor's Note : Amid all the things that happened last week during the Universal-EMI Senate hearing, the New Music Seminar, A2IM's indie week and more, nothing seems to have captured the attention of the music industry than a blog post w ...

  5. Farewell Thrice: A Thunderous Appreciation

    June 14, 2012 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 There was no elegiac note to be found in Thrice 's New York City appearance last month, despite the Best Buy Theater's digital marquee blaring the decisive words FAREWELL TOUR. Thrice had acknowledged as far back as November this would be ...

  6. Backbeat: Snoop Dogg Hosts Screening for 'Red Tails' in Hollywood

    January 25, 2012 8:15 AM EST To help boost audience awareness of "Red Tails," the film about the Tuskegee Airmen self-financed by filmmaker George Lucas , rapper/entrepreneur Snoop Dogg hosted a private screening (Jan. 19) in tandem with Lucasfilm at the Arclight in ...

  7. Ken Russell, 'Tommy' Director, Dead at 84

    November 28, 2011 2:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Ken Russell got Oliver Reed and Alan Bates to wrestle naked, turned Vanessa Redgrave into a demonic nun and cast Ringo Starr as the pope. Critics and mainstream audiences often hated his films. Actors and admirers loved him. The iconoclastic British ...

  8. Apple's Steve Jobs Dead At 56

    October 05, 2011 7:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder who used digital technology to resurrect animated feature films, reshape the music industry and shake up film and television distribution models, died Wednesday. He was 56. Jobs, a computer genius who, with fellow co ...

  9. Steve Miller Band Mines The Blues For 'Bingo!'

    March 31, 2010 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Steve Miller hasn't released a new studio album in 17 years but he plans to make up for lost time with a pair of blues and R&B cover sets that will come out this year and next. "Bingo!," Miller's first Steve Miller Band relea ...

  10. Michael Jackson's 'Captain EO' to Return to Disneyland

    December 19, 2009 6:29 PM EST 0 0 0 "Captain EO" is moonwalking back to Disneyland. The theme park announced plans Friday to bring back the 3-D sci-fi film starring Michael Jackson next February, over 23 years after the attraction debuted in Anaheim, Calif. The 17-minute fil ...

  11. Concert Tour Of 'Star Wars' To Kick Off In October

    July 24, 2009 9:11 AM EDT 0 0 0 A concert version of "Star Wars", featuring a live symphony orchestra, huge screens, film clips and a traveling exhibit, will kick off a North American tour in October with plans to go global in 2010, organizers said on Thursday. "Sta ...

  12. Concert Tour Of "Star Wars" To Kick Off In October

    July 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT A concert version of "Star Wars," featuring a live symphony orchestra, huge screens, film clips and a traveling exhibit, will kick off a North American tour in October with plans to go global in 2010. "Star Wars: In Concert" is ...

  13. Michael Jackson Died Deeply In Debt

    June 26, 2009 9:42 AM EDT 0 0 0 Michael Jackson the singer was also Michael Jackson the billion-dollar business. Yet after selling more than 61 million albums in the U.S. and having a decade-long attraction open at Disney theme parks, the "King of Pop" died Thursday at a ...

  14. Steve Miller Band Celebrates 40 Years With 'Live' DVD

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the Steve Miller Band marks the 40th anniversary of the release of its first two albums, it will release its first-ever DVD, "Live From Chicago," on May 20. As the Steve Miller Band marks the 40th anniversary of the release of its first ...

  15. Music On TV: July 2 - July 8

    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 2 - July 8, 2007. MONDAY, July 2 "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Kings Of Leon, Conan O'Brien. "Jimmy Kimmel Live," ABC Featured Artist(s): Ashley Judd, Matthew Bomer, ...

  16. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s ...

  17. Garage Rock

    April 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The final nine of what will be the Big 86 begins. And on June 10, when HBO eighty-sixes "The Sopranos" forever, it will be remembered as the series that had the best music in the history of TV. The final nine of what will be the Big 86 beg ...

  18. Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Coming To DVD

    May 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT To be released Sept. 12. The original theatrical versions of the three earliest "Star Wars" films are finally coming to DVD Sept. 12, exactly two years after diehard fans blasted Lucasfilm Ltd. for releasing only the digitally modified 2 ...

  19. This Day in Music

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Filmmaker George Lucas' Lucasfilm Ltd. files a copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit against artist Dr. Dre, his Aftermath Entertainment, and Interscope Records. The suit claims t 2003 - R&B singer Angie Sto ...

  20. Incubus Brings 'Morning View' To Video

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Modern rock outfit Incubus will on May 28 issue a VHS/DVD of a live in-studio concert taped last October in New York. "The Morning View Sessions," which aired on MTV and VH1, features 12 songs from In Modern rock outfit Incubus will on May ...

  21. Medeski, Martin & Wood: An 'Uninvisible' Trio

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 According to Chris Wood, bassist for Medeski, Martin & Wood, the title of the trio's 10th album, "Uninvisible" (due April 9 via Blue Note) is "a bit like a Rorschach test -- it means different thi According to Chris Wood, bas ...