1. 'American Idol' Alum James Durbin Ready to 'Celebrate' With Sophomore Release

    April 21, 2014 5:09 AM EDT 0 0 0 Season 10 alum James Durbin’s second album blasts onto four Billboard charts this week, but the "American Idol" finalist started thinking about his sophomore set quite a while ago. "Celebrate" is a new entry on The Billboard 200 ...

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  3. Nikki Sixx Shares Details of 'This is Gonna Hurt' Soundtrack, Book

    February 09, 2011 7:45 PM EST 0 0 0 M otley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx's Sixx:AM returns this spring with another album and book combo project. On April 12, Sixx will publish "This Is Gonna Hurt: Music, Photography And Life Through The Distorted Lens Of Nikki Sixx," the fo ...

  4. Meat Loaf Brings 'Teddy Bear' To America

    May 03, 2010 2:44 PM EDT 0 0 0 M eat Loaf is hoping that "Hang Loose, Teddy Bear" will have a life beyond its musical incarnation. The 13 songs on the new album, which comes out May 11 in North America, are companion pieces to a short story written by screenwriter direc ...

  5. Crue Fest / Aug. 23, 2008 / Holmdel, N.J. (PNC Bank Arts Center)

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At first glance, Crue Fest's diverse lineup could make you pause. At first glance, Crue Fest's diverse lineup could make you pause. You have Trapt, a rock band whose edge barely eclipses its pop tunings. You have Papa Roach, a one-time rap ...

  6. The Billboard Q&A: Nikki Sixx

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Add "record label president" to the Nikki Sixx résumé, as the Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. bassist steps in as the new chief of Eleven Seven Records. Add "record label president" to the Nikki Sixx résumé, as the Motley Crue/Sixx: A.M. ...

  7. 'Bat' In Black

    October 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Virgin's release this week of Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell III: The Monster Is Loose" adds a new chapter to the biggest and best-known album serial in rock'n'roll history. Virgin's release this week of Meat Loaf� ...

  8. Carter's New 'Story': Artistic Freedom

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Most artists who make the move from a major label to an independent tout their newfound artistic freedom, but Deana Carter really means it. On "The Story of My Life," her first album for Vangu ...

  9. 'Better' Watch Out: Meat Loaf Returns

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Drama-drenched rocker Meat Loaf will release a new album, "Couldn't Have Said It Better," Sept. 23 in the U.S. on Sanctuary Records. The set, which has already been released in Europe, is his first al Drama-drenched rocker Meat Loaf w ...