1. Alabama Shakes Announce Details of Debut Full-Length 'Boys and Girls'

    January 17, 2012 3:30 PM EST The Alabama Shakes, who were named one of Billboard's Best Bets for 2012 last week, have released the details of their forthcoming debut full-length, titled "Boys & Girls." The record will drop April 10 via ATO stateside and Rou ...

  2. Bryan Ferry Plots U.S. Return, Talks Style, Scandal & Roxy 'Babies'

    October 28, 2011 10:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 After a long absence Bryan Ferry just finished hopscotching around the United States in support of his latest album, "Olympia." It features an impressive array of guest musicians like Nile Rodgers, Scissor Sisters and Groover Armanda. And ...

  3. Radiohead Rocks One-Hour 'Colbert Report' Special: Watch

    September 27, 2011 11:22 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two days after they rocked the "SNL" season premiere , Radiohead graced Stephen Colbert with their presence as the sole guests on "The Colbert Report" last night (Sept. 26). Radiohead on 'Saturday Night Live': Dancing T ...

  4. The Raconteurs Reform, Return Home, Rock Inaugural MI Fest

    September 19, 2011 1:28 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Raconteurs capped the first week of their reactivation on Sept. 17, closing the inaugural MI Fest with a blazing 90-minute set at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. It was a homecoming of sorts for the group, which played two ...

  5. Backbeat: Karen Elson Brings Country to Fashion Week at Posh NYC Showcase

    September 14, 2011 1:56 PM EDT Karen Elson performs at Beauty and Essex in New York Tuesday night (Photo: Clint Spaulding - PMC) Nearly all of Karen Elson 's worlds collided on New York's Lower East Side on Tuesday night, when the model/singer/songwriter/designer/moth ...

  6. Bono, The Edge Rock Toronto Film Fest With U2 Doc

    September 09, 2011 9:47 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2 singer Bono, guitarist The Edge and their band mates have let their guard down for a revealing documentary about their creative development and a pivotal career shift 20 years ago. "From the Sky Down" opened the Toronto International Fi ...

  7. Insane Clown Posse: Jack White 'Arse' Single was 'Collaboration in the Fullest Sense'

    September 01, 2011 1:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The members of Insane Clown Posse were a bit disappointed -- at first -- when they found out what Jack White had in mind for "Leck Mich Im Arsch," their new collaborative single on White's Third Man Records label. "He explained t ...

  8. Jack White + Insane Clown Posse + Mozart = 'Arse' Single: Listen

    August 31, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Have you ever listened to a Mozart piece and thought, "I wish Insane Clown Posse was rapping over this"? Fortunately, a forthcoming single combines Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope's wacky rhymes with Mozart's pristine melody, all tha ...

  9. Marshall Grant, Who Brought 'Boom Chicka Boom' to Johnny Cash's Band, Dies

    August 09, 2011 10:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Not all pioneers know exactly where they're going, and that was definitely the case for Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two. Cash, guitarist Luther Perkins and bassist Marshall Grant - the last surviving member of the group who passed away Sund ...

  10. Lollapalooza 2011: The Kills' Allison Mosshart Channels Marilyn Monroe

    August 06, 2011 2:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Half an hour before she rocked the Bud Light stage at Lollapalooza on Friday (Aug. 5), the Kills ' powerhouse singer Alison Mosshart talked about the band's return to the Lollapalooza stage, Marilyn Monroe and writing with Jack White. The ...

  11. Newport Folk Festival Highlighted by Pete Seeger, Decemberists

    August 01, 2011 6:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Newport Folk Festival careened into Fort Adams State Park this weekend, selling out for the first time in its 52-year run. The festival, one of the oldest in the United States and recently enjoying non-profit status, joined veterans and neophyte ...

  12. Pearl Jam, U2, Madonna Movies Get Toronto Film Fest Premieres

    July 26, 2011 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 In-depth U2 and Pearl Jam documentaries, and a scripted feature directed by Madonna , will receive their premieres at the 36th Toronto International Film Festival being held Sept. 8-18. Davis Guggenheim's "From the Sky Down" takes a l ...

  13. Unreleased White Stripes Tracks Hit the 'Net: Listen

    July 14, 2011 3:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The White Stripes may have broken up earlier this year , but they're not letting their non-existence getting in the way of debuting new material. The rock duo has released two previously unheard tracks through the Vault subscription service of ...

  14. Billboard Bits: Jack White Goes Rap, Foxy Brown's Mooning Charges Dropped

    July 12, 2011 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Jack White Collaborates With Rapper Black Milk Is there anything Jack White can't do? The former White Stripes frontman, Third Man Records owner, and all around rock ...

  15. The Raconteurs, Sheryl Crow Top Inaugural MI Fest Lineup

    July 06, 2011 7:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Raconteurs will play their first live show in two years, and their only planned concert of the year, as headliners of the inaugural MI Fest, which takes place Sept. 17 at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. The performance wil ...

  16. Jack White Joins Stephen Colbert in NYC For Impromptu Gig

    June 24, 2011 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Thank you for coming out on a day like this for rock like this," said Stephen Colbert to a crowd of a few hundred who gathered at the High Line Park on cool, gray afternoon in New York City. They were there for the most anticipated one-of ...

  17. Nashville Music Council Seeks to Leverage City's Vast Music Resources

    June 23, 2011 8:01 AM EDT NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Music City cleaned up at the Grammys. Its artists have topped the charts in multiple genres over the last few years. It's increasingly the destination for A-list entertainers looking for a new home. And Rolling Stone recent ...

  18. Stephen Colbert Convinces Jack White To 'Sell Out': Watch

    June 22, 2011 12:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 This week everyone's favorite egomaniacal faux-pundit, Stephen Colbert, is putting on his own music festival: StePhest Colbchella '011. Though the series kicked off Monday night with an interview and pe rformance from Bon Iver , last night ...

  19. Justin Timberlake on Pot: 'Some People Are Just Better High'

    June 14, 2011 5:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 In a new interview with Playboy , Justin Timberlake opened up about his marijuana use, Lady Gaga and his lengthy hiatus from music following his 2006 sophomore disc, "FutureSex/Lovesounds." 20 Smokin' Songs About Weed When asked if he ...

  20. Jack White, Karen Elson Throw Divorce Party on Sixth Anniversary

    June 10, 2011 2:12 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jack White and Karen Elson's divorce party might rival their wedding. The rocker and his model-singer wife announced Friday -- on their sixth anniversary -- that they're splitting. But they're not mourning the demise of their marriage ...

  21. Bonnaroo: 10 Things Seen & Heard Thursday

    June 10, 2011 12:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The 10th annual Bonaroo festival kicked on Thursday night in Manchester, TN with enthusiastic crowds, sweltering temperatures and hot sets from a host of buzzworthy indie and hip-hop acts, including Twin Shadow , the Walkmen , Deerhunter , J. Cole , ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Cali Swag District Announces Album, Snoop Dogg Wants Hip-Hop 'Idol'

    June 06, 2011 7:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Cali Swag District Announces Debut Album, "The Kickback" "Teach Me How to Dougie" creators Cali Swag District will release their debut album, "Th ...

  23. Adele Headed for Ninth Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    May 19, 2011 9:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 A dele's "21" -- the biggest selling album of the year with 1.7 million copies and counting, according to Nielsen SoundScan -- is set to spend a ninth (and perhaps final) week at No. 1 next week. Tuesday's (May 17) crop of new re ...

  24. Flaming Lips, Neko Case Party in Ohio's Hocking Hills at Nelsonville Music Fest

    May 16, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Your weird party in the woods... I hope it goes on for 500 thousand more years," Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne told the crowd Saturday night (May 14) at the Nelsonville Music Festival. "I'm perfectly one of you." PHOTOS ...

  25. Australia Live Bits: Danger Mouse's 'Rome' With Jack White, Norah Jones; Elton John; The Cure

    May 11, 2011 11:30 AM EDT EMI Australia is hoping the lure of free coffee will heat up this week's promo launch for the new Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi collaboration, "Rome," featuring Jack White and Norah Jones. The music major will be pouring it on when ...

  26. Jack White: Record Store Day Is a 'Beautiful Thing'

    April 17, 2011 1:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Music fans started lining up outside Jack White's Third Man Records shortly after midnight, vying for something special on Record Store Day. White was more than willing to accommodate them, opening his store a little early Saturday for vinyl en ...

  27. Record Store Day Highlights: Pearl Jam, Bob Dylan, Regina Spektor & More

    April 15, 2011 7:32 AM EDT 0 0 0 As Record Store Day approaches on April 16, the fourth annual event continues to be an increasingly valued channel through which to sell music. The number of stores expected to participate will be about the same as last year: about 1,400 around the ...

  28. The Kills Let Loose on 'Last Goodbye'

    April 04, 2011 2:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 The last thing you'd expect on a new record by the Kills would be a smoky torch song. The London-based two-piece is best-known for a stripped-down, raw blues-rock (and a dynamic, feral onstage chemistry), but the most striking track on the duo& ...

  29. Top 10 Garage Rock Revival Bands: Where Are They Now?

    March 23, 2011 9:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After five long years, the Strokes have returned with "Angles," their fourth album out this week on RCA Records. It marks the comeback of a group whose debut album, 2001's "Is This It," was crucial in the garage rock revival ...

  30. POTW SXSW Edition: Jay-Z, Kanye West, The Strokes, Erykah Badu, B.o.B

    March 18, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 A SXSW this week, Jay-Z and Kanye West played G.O.O.D. Snoop Dogg grabbed a mic. The Strokes rocked out, Yelawolf crowd surfed, Erykah Badu manned the ones and twos, B.o.B shared the stage with fellow rapper Donnis, Pete Wentz rocked a fuzzy bear ha ...

  31. Jack White Plays Surprise SXSW Set At Third Man Rolling Record Store -- Watch The Video!

    March 16, 2011 5:35 PM EDT Stationed in the middle of a downtown Austin parking lot is a large yellow vehicle with a menu listing and side window for servers that looks like it's equipped to dispense lunchtime meals. Check out all of our 2011 South by Southwest coverag ...

  32. Jack White Unveils Third Man Rolling Record Store

    March 09, 2011 7:12 PM EST "A recent study shows that 97 percent of all high school aged kids have never been to a stand alone record store," begins a new video from Third Man Records. Cue label head Jack White and his big yellow truck. Video: Jack White's Th ...

  33. Jack White Unveils Third Man Rolling Record Store

    March 09, 2011 6:35 PM EST 0 0 0 "A recent study shows that 97 percent of all high school aged kids have never been to a stand alone record store," begins a new video from Third Man Records. Cue label head Jack White and his big yellow truck. Video: Jack White's Thir ...

  34. Billboard Bits: Exclusive First Look at Taylor Swift on 'Phineas & Ferb,' Gaga Reveals Song Titles

    February 10, 2011 6:10 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Exclusive First Look: Taylor Swift to Appear on Disney's 'Phineas and Ferb' Show As pictured in Billboard.com's exclusive first look photo, Taylor Swi ...

  35. The White Stripes Break Up

    February 02, 2011 1:02 PM EST 0 0 0 T he White Stripes have officially broken up. In a statement posted on the Third Man Records website , the Detroit rock duo has announced that its members, Meg and Jack White , will no longer record or perform together. Read the full statement below ...

  36. Wanda Jackson 'Wasn't Sure' Jack White Collaboration Would Work on 'Party Ain't Over'

    January 26, 2011 10:54 AM EST 0 0 0 W anda Jackson was certainly into recording a new album last year. But the 73-year-old rockabilly veteran and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer had some initial apprehensions about making the just-released "The Party Ain't Over" with Jack W ...

  37. Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi: 2011 Album Preview

    January 21, 2011 2:31 PM EST 0 0 0 Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi "Rome" May Daniele Luppi has arranged and played on many of Danger Mouse's projects, including albums by Gnarls Barkley, Broken Bells and last year's Sparklehorse project, "Dark Night of the ...

  38. Wanda Jackson and Jack White 'Shake' 'Letterman'

    January 21, 2011 11:55 AM EST 0 0 0 Rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson has experienced a resurgence of sorts over the past few years, spurred on no doubt by White Stripe/Raconteur Jack White's guiding influence. All of this came to a head last night on the "Late Show with David ...

  39. Black Keys Find New Home in Nashville

    December 13, 2010 4:43 PM EST 0 0 0 It's been a tough year for Ohio. First The Buckeye State lost LeBron James. Now the Black Keys have headed south, too, leaving Akron for the Music City, where singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney recently bought homes. The d ...

  40. Business Matters: Jack White, DDEX, Spotify and more

    December 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. Jack White On Limited Edition Vinyl -- Jack White’s Third Man Records releases limited edition vinyl. Some pieces of vinyl end up on eBay and can sell for hundreds of dollars. So, Third Man recent ...

  41. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Stars Getting Replaced in 2012, Michael Cera Joins Indie Rock Band

    December 01, 2010 6:25 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. "Glee" Stars Getting Replaced in 2012 Even Gleeks have to graduate some time, and " Glee " creator Ryan Murphy is preparing for his young actors to de ...

  42. Billboard Bits: Christina Aguilera to Get Star on Walk of Fame, 'Glee' to Gain Cast Member

    November 10, 2010 5:45 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Christina Aguilera Getting Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Christina Aguilera will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, Nov. 15. The singer is the 2 ...

  43. Conan O'Brien Rocks With Jack White for TBS Premiere

    November 09, 2010 12:26 PM EST 0 0 0 We knew Conan O'Brien could tear it up on the axe after we saw him play guitar alongside Neil Young on the last episode of his "Tonight Show." Coco lived up to his own high standards of rock on the premiere of his new TBS talk show la ...

  44. Billboard Bits: 'Jonas L.A.' May Face Cancellation, Christina Aguilera Has New Beau

    November 08, 2010 6:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Disney Channel's 'Jonas L.A.' May Face Cancellation It was bound to happen: All the Disney Channel's teen idols would eventually grow up, and the show ...

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