1. Listen to P.O.D.'s New Single 'This Goes Out To You': Exclusive Premiere

    June 08, 2015 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 P.O.D. , still going strong in their 23rd year as a band, are back with a new single from their upcoming tenth album The Awakening . For this album, the group reunited with   Howard Benson, the producer who helmed their 1999 breakthrough  The Fundam ...

  2. John Cooper Says Skillet is Making Progress on New Album: 'I Feel Really Inspired'

    February 16, 2015 5:58 AM EST 0 0 0 Most bands with 15-18 songs together would figure they have their next album ready. But Skillet's John Cooper figures that "we're probably only halfway there." The hard rockin' quartet, currently co-headlining the Christian ...

  3. P.O.D. Resurrects with Sixth Album

    June 27, 2012 5:00 PM EDT When you're a member of a '90s/early '00s hard-rock band like P.O.D., finding your footing in 2012 can be tricky. But the San Diego-based group, which exploded into mainstream consciousness through radio hits and caller vote-in show ...

  4. James Durbin Attempts to Turn 'Idol' Success Into Stadium Status

    December 03, 2011 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Last spring, James Durbin , a 22-year-old metal enthusiast with a booming voice, finished fourth during the 10th season of "American Idol." He was visibly upset when he was eliminated, but declared in a press conference the next day, " ...

  5. Theory of a Deadman Album Inspired by Rough Breakup, Says Singer

    July 21, 2011 12:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 If Theory of a Deadman 's Tyler Connolly sounds a little surly on "The Truth Is...," the Canadian hard rockers' just-released fourth studio album, it's wholly intentional. Connolly went through a divorce last year, and he fr ...

  6. 3 Doors Down Set Release Date for New Album, 'Time of My Life'

    March 31, 2011 7:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Multi-platinum rock band 3 Doors Down is set to release its long-awaited new album "Time of My Life" on July 19, 2011 on Universal Republic, the band tells Billboard.com. The group's fifth studio album will be their first offering sin ...

  7. Kelly Clarkson's Fifth Album Delayed Until September

    March 16, 2011 1:46 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fans anxiously awaiting Kelly Clarkson 's fifth album will have to wait just a little longer. According to a recent post on the singer's official Facebook page , the currently untitled album's release has been delayed until September ...

  8. Creed's Scott Stapp Preps Solo Album, Autobiography

    March 09, 2011 2:56 PM EST 0 0 0 A second solo album, an autobiography and a new Creed album are all on tap for Scott Stapp between now and the end of 2012. The Creed frontman has been anything but idle since the group came off the road to support its 2009 release, "Full Circl ...

  9. 3 Doors Down 'On Fire' Over 'Time of My Life' Album

    January 22, 2011 12:32 PM EST Doors Down frontman Brad Arnold is expecting big things for his band's fifth album, "Time of My Life," when it comes out on April 12. "I can't tell you how much confidence I have in it," Arnold tells Billboard.com. &q ...

  10. 3 Doors Down: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 2:09 PM EST Doors Down "Time of My Life" April 12 3 Doors Down's fifth album may sound familiar to longtime fans. "I can compare this record a lot to our first record," frontman Brad Arnold says. "Only much more modern and much m ...

  11. Adam Lambert Signs Admin Deal With Kobalt

    January 21, 2011 12:00 AM EST The Kobalt Music Group has signed Adam Lambert to a worldwide administration deal, a rep for the company told Billboard today. The "American Idol" runner-up co-wrote a number of songs on his most recent album, including "Pick You Up ...

  12. Apocalyptica Records Naked, Recruits Gavin Rossdale for '7th Symphony'

    July 19, 2010 4:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 Once known for covering classic metal bands, the cello-bearing Finnish outfit Apocalyptica took inspiration from its own past for its new album, "7th Symphony." "We had our 'Cult' album in mind," the group's Paavo ...

  13. Ask Billboard: Instrumentals, Kelly Clarkson, Eagles

    July 23, 2009 9:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ask Billboard is updated every Friday. Submit your burning music questions to Gary Trust at askbb@billboard.com. Please include your first and last name, as well as your city, state and country, if outside the U.S. MORE THAN WORDS Hi Gary, I am comp ...

  14. Daughtry Goes Back To Clubs For New Album Launch

    June 30, 2009 12:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Going back to the clubs to launch his band's sophomore album in August is neither foreign nor unwelcome for Chris Daughtry. Before he became a finalist on "American Idol," Daughtry tells Billboard.com, "we played the clubs all th ...

  15. Creed Promises New Album This Summer, Plenty Of Pyro On Tour

    May 21, 2009 11:56 AM EDT 0 0 0 Creed frontman Scott Stapp says the reunited group is about "a week and a half away" from pre-production for its new album, tentatively titled "Full Circle." And he promises that "we're gonna have an album mixed and mas ...

  16. Linkin Park Thinking Conceptual For Next Album

    October 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Linkin Park is planning what singer Chester Bennington calls "a concept record" for its fourth album, which the group will start recording in early November and be ensconced in making by the time its Linkin Park is planning what singer Che ...

  17. Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Recording New Album

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Florida rock outfit the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus is recording its next album with producer Howard Benson in Valley Village, Calif., Billboard.com can reveal. The as-yet-untitled set is expected early ne Florida rock outfit the Red Jumpsuit Apparatus i ...

  18. A New Day Has Dawned

    July 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tapping into the loyalty of the Christian music fan is nothing new to Christian record labels, and expectations are high for Third Day's "Revelation," due this week via Provident Music Group. Tapping into the loyalty of the Christian ...

  19. DeGraw Says It All

    May 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After five years of supporting his 2003 debut "Chariot," Gavin DeGraw is finally prepared to release his next studio effort. After five years of supporting his 2003 debut "Chariot," Gavin DeGraw is finally prepared to release his ...

  20. Three Days Grace Mulling Live DVD

    February 22, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Canadian rockers Three Days Grace are planning to document their live show before wrapping up touring in support of 2006's platinum "One-X" in early April. Canadian rockers Three Days Grace are planning to document their live show bef ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. DeGraw Dabbling In Rock On Sophomore Album

    January 15, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After five years of supporting his 2003 debut "Chariot," Gavin DeGraw is finally prepared to release his next studio effort. After five years of supporting his 2003 debut "Chariot," Gavin DeGraw is finally prepared to release his ...

  23. Grammy Nods May Restart Winehouse's Wild Ride

    December 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In a Grammy Award nominee field littered with outsize personalities, Amy Winehouse stands tall on the strength of her album "Back to Black" and its hit single, "Rehab," not to mention her beehive hair In a Grammy Award nominee fi ...

  24. Legal Drama Delaying Next Hawthorne Heights CD

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With an estimated 25 songs written and a producer lined up, Hawthorne Heights is ready to set its third album in motion. But outstanding "legal aspects" are still holding things up. With an estimated 25 songs written and a producer lined u ...

  25. Seether Finding 'Beauty' On New Album

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 South African rock act Seether is in a Los Angeles studio with producer Howard Benson finishing its next album, "Finding Beauty in Negative Spaces." The set is due Oct. 23 via Wind-Up and is the follo South African rock act Seether is in a ...

  26. Three Days Grace Five Songs Into Third Album

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Conscious of the nearly four-year gap between its first two albums, Canadian rock act Three Days Grace has already started work on a follow-up to its 11-month-old sophomore effort, "One-X." Conscious of the nearly four-year gap between its ...

  27. Flyleaf Hoping New Songs Heal The Hurt

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Getting to the truth not only as a songwriter but as a band is what vocalist/lyricist Lacey Mosley hopes to accomplish with Flyleaf's follow-up to its 2005 self-titled album. Getting to the truth not only as a songwriter but as a band is what v ...

  28. Billboard Bits: Chris Daughtry, MOBO Awards, Joanna Newsom

    August 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Chris Daughtry, MOBO Awards, Joanna Newsom Former "American Idol" contestant Chris Daughtry is writing material for his 19 Recordings/RCA debut with matchbox twenty's Rob Thomas, 3 Doors Down's Brad Arnold, Fuel's Ca ...

  29. Q&A: HOWARD BENSON

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT At Bay 7, the Los Angeles recording studio producer Howard Benson calls home, there are parking spaces reserved for Spinal Tap's David St. Hubbins and Nigel Tufnel. While Benson can't include Tap on h At Bay 7, the Los Angeles recording ...

  30. Dobson Celebrates 'Sunday' On Sophomore CD

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Toronto-based singer Fefe Dobson has set a June 20 release date for her sophomore Island/Def Jam set "Sunday Love." Toronto-based singer Fefe Dobson has set a June 20 release date for her sophomore Island/Def Jam set "Sunday Love.&quo ...

  31. Billboard Bits: Hoobastank, Chesney, 'Headbanger's Ball'

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 New Hoobastank album, Kenny Chesney confirms Summerfest appearance, new 'Headbanger's Ball' compilation due. Hoobastank's third full-length effort, "Every Man for Himself," will be released April 18 via Island. The Cali ...

  32. Rejects 'Move Along' With New Album

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Modern rock outfit the All-American Rejects will release its next album, "Move Along," July 12 via Interscope. Modern rock outfit the All-American Rejects will release its next album , "Move Along," July 12 via Interscope. First ...

  33. Theory Of A Deadman Pushes For Its Own Identity

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Canada's Theory of a Deadman may be seeking a mainstream rock career path, but its sophomore album, "Gasoline," displays a more independent streak than its 2002 self-titled debut. "F ...

  34. All-American Rejects Touring Ahead Of CD

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Modern rock outfit All-American Rejects will spend the spring on the road in North America in advance of its next Interscope album, due in mid-summer. Modern rock outfit All-American Rejects will spend the spring on the road in North America in adva ...

  35. P.O.D. 'Pays' Back Fans With Video-Game Bonus

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The bonus disc will contain a version of the Playstation 2 game Amplitude, which allows users to recreate the song using its individual tracks. The first 1 million copies of P.O.D.'s next studio album will come packaged with a second disc housi ...

  36. P.O.D. Unveils New Album Track List

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 P.O.D. has set the track list for its next studio album, "Payable on Death," due Nov. 4 from Atlantic. First single "Will You" was the most-added track this week at modern rock stations reporting to B P.O.D. has set the track lis ...

  37. Unstable

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Adema's self-titled debut went gold, thanks to the modern rock track "The Way You Like It" and the band's main-stage gig at the 2001-2002 Ozzfest. Adema's self-titled debut went gold, thanks to the modern rock track "Th ...

  38. Hoobastank Teases New Album With Club Tour

    August 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In advance of the release of its sophomore Island album, rock act Hoobastank will headline a club and theater tour kicking off Aug. 20 in San Antonio. The run is scheduled through the end of September In advance of the release of its sophomore Islan ...

  39. Adema Gets 'Unstable' In August

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Hard rock act Adema has slated an Aug. 19 release for its second full-length Arista album, "Unstable." The set was produced by Howard Benson (P.O.D., Cold), and will be preceded by the self-titled fir Hard rock act Adema has slated an Aug. ...

  40. P.O.D. Pays Up In November

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Inspirational-leaning hard rock outfit P.O.D. has dubbed its new album "Payable on Death" and will release it Nov. 4 via Atlantic. Inspirational-leaning hard rock outfit P.O.D. has dubbed its new album "Payable on Death" and will ...

  41. Cold Readies New Album, Tour

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Modern rock outfit Cold is gearing up for a short club tour to preview its forthcoming album "Year of the Spider." The set, due April 29 on Flip/Geffen, finds the band getting some help from Weezer fr Modern rock outfit Cold is gearing up ...

  42. Crazy Town Bets The Farm On 'Darkhorse'

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Los Angeles-based modern rock outfit Crazy Town will release its sophomore album, "darkhorse," Nov. 12 via Columbia. The 11-song set is led by the single "Drowning," a video for which was recently sho Los Angeles-based modern roc ...

  43. P.O.D. Launches 'Satellite' In August

    June 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Inspirational rap/rock outfit P.O.D. is finishing up its sophomore Atlantic album, "Satellite." Due Aug. 28, the album was produced by Howard Benson, who was behind the boards for P.O.D's debut, "The Inspirational rap/rock outfit ...