1. The Replacements Complete Lineup With Josh Freese, Dave Minehan

    August 17, 2013 6:05 PM EDT Session drummer extraordinaire Josh Freese will be behind the kit alongside Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson when the Replacements reunite later this month. In addition, guitarist Dave Minehan will replace the late Bob Stinson in the lineup. The ...

  2. Devo Drummer Alan Myers Loses Cancer Battle

    June 26, 2013 3:25 AM EDT Alan Myers, the third and most prominent drummer of the band Devo, has died, according to a tweet by drummer and current Devo member Josh Freese. Myers had been battling cancer. Myers joined Devo in 1976 and left a decade later. He can be heard ...

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  4. Summer Music Preview: Soundtracking Summer Movies

    May 23, 2012 5:25 PM EDT 0 0 When "The Amazing Spider-Man" is released July 3, it will be the first movie in the blockbuster series to arrive without a "songs inspired by" soundtrack. This summer, if you're looking for soundtracks, you'll find them f ...

  5. Sublime With Rome Drummer Leaves Band

    December 12, 2011 11:25 AM EST 0 0 0 Bud Gaugh, the drummer of Sublime who served as the percussionist of the newly reconstituted Sublime With Rome , is leaving the band to spend more time with his family. Gaugh announced the departure prior to their performance at the KROQ Almost Acou ...

  6. Watch: Weezer Covers Radiohead's 'Paranoid Android'

    May 31, 2011 12:59 PM EDT 0 0 0 They've performed Radiohead classics like "Creep" live from time to time, but the boys of Weezer have taken their fandom one step further with a new in-studio cover of "Paranoid Android." Watch below. The "OK Computer&q ...

  7. Ex-Paramore Guitarist Josh Farro Forms New Band

    February 02, 2011 5:35 PM EST 0 0 0 Josh Farro may have only left Paramore in mid-December, but the guitarist has already become a full-time member of a new band. According to MTV , Farro has formed the group Novel American with singer Van Beasley, drummer Tyler Ward and bassist Ryan ...

  8. Paramore Previews New Song, 'In the Mourning'

    January 14, 2011 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Following the departure of two band members, Paramore has debuted an early version of a new track track called "In the Mourning" in a video posted to the band's official site on Thursday (Jan. 13). In the clip, frontwoman Hayley Willi ...

  9. Paramore Speaks Out: 'We're Not Going Anywhere'

    January 04, 2011 1:50 PM EST 0 0 0 P aramore's remaining members are finally speaking out over the departure of bandmates Josh and Zac Farro last month. In an interview with MTV , singer Hayley Williams, guitarist Taylor York and bassist Jeremy Davis said they were "hurt&qu ...

  10. Paramore's Hayley Williams Names New Touring Bandmates

    January 03, 2011 3:22 PM EST 0 0 0 Two weeks after departed Paramore members Josh and Zac Farro aired their dirty laundry in a scathing blog post , singer Hayley Williams has confirmed that the band has locked in two replacements for its upcoming South American tour. Former Tait guit ...

  11. Slash, AC/DC, Rolling Stones Win At Classic Rock Awards

    November 11, 2010 11:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Classic Rock magazine held its annual awards ceremony at London's Roundhouse, with the big winners including AC/DC , the Rolling Stones , Cheap Trick and Led Zeppelin . The Nov. 10 Marshall Classic Rock Roll of Honour event kicked off with a pe ...

  12. Glen Campbell Enlists Jakob Dylan, Paul Westerberg For Farewell Album

    March 26, 2010 12:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 G len Campbell is collaborating with Jakob Dylan , Chris Isaak, Paul Westerberg , Bob Pollard and others on "Ghost on the Canvas," which is slated to be the veteran artist's farewell album. Producer Julian Raymond tells Billboard.com ...

  13. Sugar Ray Returns With 'Music For Cougars'

    May 04, 2009 2:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sugar Ray, the band formed in Newport Beach, California and fronted by singer Mark McGrath that was responsible for a string of breezy, reggae-tinged mid-1990s radio hits including the ubiquitous "Fly," will release its first full album of ...

  14. Business Briefs: Sony vs. Tenenbaum, Piper Jaffray, Lala

    April 10, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- Audio of the April 8th oral arguments in the Sony vs. Tenenbaum file-sharing case is appearing in a number of locations. Follow the links to both MP3 files and YouTube streams. ( Recording Industry vs. the People ) -- More details have emerged ...

  15. Devo Delivers Head-Turning Live Show

    March 24, 2009 8:51 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's likely that many of those who attended Devo's South By Southwest concert came to see a nostalgic curio, a chance to see the ol' flower pot hats and whip-it good one more time. They left seeing one of the breakthrough performances ...

  16. Devo Suit Up For Action At SXSW

    March 20, 2009 12:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Devo is "back in a serious way" and is spreading the word to that effect this week at the South By Southwest Music & Media Conference. "It was now or never," Gerald Casale told Billboard.com during a press conference on Thurs ...

  17. Nine Inch Nails Reshuffles Touring Lineup

    June 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nine Inch Nails has reshuffled its new touring lineup announced in early April, with bassist Justin Meldal-Johnsen (Beck, Garbage) replacing Rich Fownes. Nine Inch Nails has reshuffled its new touring lineup announced in early April, with bassist Ju ...

  18. Nine Inch Nails Offers Freebie Of New Album

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nine Inch Nails, in a surprise move, posted access to a free download of its complete new album, "The Slip," on its Web site at 12:01 a.m. this morning (May 5). Nine Inch Nails, in a surprise move, posted access to a free download of its c ...

  19. Replacements Leaving Door Open For Reunion

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With the first phase of a long-awaited reissue campaign beginning this week, the Replacements are back in the spotlight 17 years removed from their breakup. Even more notable: principal members Paul W With the first phase of a long-awaited reissue c ...

  20. Rossdale Goes Solo For 'Wanderlust'

    April 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Bush/Institute frontman Gavin Rossdale has wrapped his first solo album, "Wanderlust." Former Bush/Institute frontman Gavin Rossdale has wrapped his first solo album, "Wanderlust." Due June 3 via Interscope, the set is led ...

  21. Devo / June 19-30, 2007 / Manchester, England (Apollo); London (Shepherds Bush Empire); Bergamo, Italy (Lazzaretto); Azzano Decimo, Italy (Fiera Della Musica)

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some people may think that the four original members of DEVO, who are in their mid-to-late 50s, are too old to still be touring. In deference to that sentiment, as the show opens and Jerry Casale and Some people may think that the four original memb ...

  22. Borland Back On Track With Black Light Burns

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There hasn't been much heard from the Limp Bizkit camp in quite some time, but the group's ex-guitarist, Wes Borland, will soon change that. On June 5, his new band, Black Light Burns, will release it There hasn't been much heard from ...

  23. Nine Inch Nails Spending Spring In Europe

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Nine Inch Nails will spend the first part of spring on tour in Europe, beginning with a Feb. 10-12 stand in Lisbon. Nine Inch Nails will spend the first part of spring on tour in Europe, beginning with a Feb. 10-12 stand in Lisbon. Dates are on tap ...

  24. Gordon Ready To Confess 'Bleeding Heart'

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Veruca Salt principal Nina Gordon is gearing up to release her sophomore solo effort, which has been nearly six years in the making. Former Veruca Salt principal Nina Gordon is gearing up to release her sophomore solo effort, which has been n ...

  25. 'Message' In A Bottle

    June 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ending more than a decade of acrimony, surviving Replacements members Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson and Chris Mars reunited to record two new songs for the Rhino retrospective, "Don't You Know Who I Ending more than a decade of acrimony, ...

  26. Replacements Reunite For New Songs

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As tipped yesterday (March 28) on Billboard's Jaded Insider blog, Replacements members Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson and Chris Mars have reunited to record two new songs for an upcoming retrospective As tipped yesterday (March 28) on Billboard ...

  27. Limp Bizkit No Longer On Borland's Radar

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With the debut album from his new band, Black Light Burns, set to hit stores this summer via Geffen, Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland says he has no plans to work with the Fred Durst-led band in the With the debut album from his new band, Black Lig ...

  28. With Devo On Hold, Casale Pursues Evildoers

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 With pioneering synth-rock act Devo unlikely to pursue a new studio album and/or extensive touring in the near future, principal member Gerald V. Casale is progressing with his solo project, Jihad Jer With pioneering synth-rock act Devo unlikely to ...

  29. Zombie's Wild 'Horses' Due In March

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rob Zombie will unleash his third solo album, "Educated Horses," March 28 via Geffen. Rob Zombie will unleash his third solo album, "Educated Horses," March 28 via Geffen. First single "Foxy Foxy" is due to arrive the s ...

  30. Rock Veterans Staff Black Light Burns

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland, session drummer extraordinaire Josh Freese, Nine Inch Nails collaborator Danny Lohner and keyboardist/programmer Josh Eustis of Telefon Tel Aviv have formed a new ba Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland, session drumm ...

  31. New Drummer Joins Nine Inch Nails Tour

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The group has tapped Australian drummer Alex Carapetis to fill in during the its ongoing fall tour with Queens Of The Stone Age. With Nine Inch Nails drummer Jerome Dillon sidelined by a heart condition, the group has tapped Australian drummer Alex ...

  32. Hot Product

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Institute Institute In Session Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale certainly isn't new to Billboard's charts, but his most recent band, Institute, is. Its first single, "Bullet-Proof Skin," is No. 31 on Billboard's Mainstrea ...

  33. Rossdale Opens Institute's Doors

    June 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale will introduce his new band, Institute, with a three-week North American club tour later this summer. Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale will introduce his new band, Institute, with a three-week North American cl ...

  34. 'Forever' Unites Artists For Tsunami Relief

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Recording artists from R&B crooner Brian McKnight to screamer Sonny Sandoval of rock act P.O.D. have lent their talents to a single that will raise funds for the tsunami relief effort in Eastern A Recording artists from R&B crooner Brian McK ...

  35. Sting Scales Down For Spring Tour

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Since establishing himself as a solo artist, Sting's tour's have become grand affairs featuring large bands. Since establishing himself as a solo artist, Sting's tour's have become grand affairs featuring large bands. That will c ...

  36. Filter Making Progress On New Album

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Modern rock outfit Filter is making headway on its fourth album, which it hopes to release next summer. Modern rock outfit Filter is making headway on its fourth album, which it hopes to release next summer, according to posts by frontman Richard Pa ...

  37. Splinter

    December 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Offspring once again delivers a mixture of standard hooks and tongue-in-cheek, angst-ridden lyrics. The Offspring once again delivers a mixture of standard hooks and tongue-in-cheek, angst-ridden lyrics. But with more near misses than direct hit ...

  38. Borland Shelves Eat The Day

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has put his fledgling band Eat The Day into "indefinite hibernation." Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has put his fledgling band Eat The Day into "indefinite hibernation," accordi ...

  39. A Perfect Circle Honing Unity On The Road

    October 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After exiting Marilyn Manson in June 2002 to concentrate on his solo career, Jeordie Osborne White (aka Twiggy Ramirez) had a chance meeting last New Year's Eve with A Perfect Circle's Billy Howerdel After exiting Marilyn Manson in June 20 ...

  40. The Offspring Taps New Drummer

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 California punk act the Offspring has named former Rocket From The Crypt stickman Atom Willard as the drummer for its upcoming fall tour, with dates to be announced. California punk act the Offspring has named former Rocket From The Crypt stickman A ...

  41. A Perfect Circle Plans Round Of Shows

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Modern rock act A Perfect Circle will kick off a fall tour with a Halloween show (Oct. 31) in San Antonio, Texas. Modern rock act A Perfect Circle will kick off a fall tour with a Halloween show (Oct. 31) in San Antonio, Texas. So far 11 dates have ...

  42. Hot Product

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Underworld 'Under' The Influence Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland resurfaces on this week on Lakeshore's soundtrack to Sony's upcoming vampire flick "Underworld." Borland appears in a supergroup dubbed the Damni ...

  43. Modern Rock Mainstays Descend Into 'Underworld'

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland will resurface on the soundtrack to Sony's upcoming vampire flick "Underworld." Borland appears in a supergroup dubbed the Damning Well, which also features A Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes B ...

  44. Stinson Sets Solo Dates With The Figgs

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The tour kicks off Aug. 24 in Albany, N.Y., with intimate clubs as the setting for the entire run. As expected , Tommy Stinson will hit road next month for a U.S. club tour with the Figgs. The tour kicks off Aug. 24 in Albany, N.Y., with intimate cl ...

  45. A Perfect Circle Looks To Lucky 'Thirteen'

    July 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock outfit A Perfect Circle will return Sept. 16 with its sophomore Virgin album, "Thirteenth Step." As previously reported, the set is the band's first with new bassist Jeordie White (Marilyn Manson Rock outfit A Perfect Circle will ...

  46. Stinson Swims In Solo Waters

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On a break from his gig as Guns N' Roses bassist, Tommy Stinson is stepping out on his own. He's playing Thursday (June 12) at Largo in Los Angeles, July 1 at the Mercury Lounge in New York, and will On a break from his gig as Guns N' ...

  47. Ween Signs With Sanctuary

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock duo Ween has signed with Sanctuary Records, which will release the group's new album. Rock duo Ween has signed with Sanctuary Records, which will release the group's new album, " Quebec ," on July 22. Guitarist Dean Ween (re ...

  48. Punks Prevail In 'Live Freaky! Die Freaky!'

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Members of Green Day, Rancid, X, Blink 182, A.F.I., and more lend their voices and likeness to the forthcoming animated/puppetry film "Live Freaky! Die Freaky!" The Hellcat Pictures film was written a Members of Green Day, Rancid, X, Blink ...

  49. Update: QOTSA Members Ready Side Projects

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Amid Queens Of The Stone Age's upcoming stints opening for the Red Hot Chili Peppers and appearing on the mainstage of Lollapalooza, the group's members are readying several side projects. Amid Queens Of The Stone Age's upcoming stint ...

  50. A Perfect Circle Tapped For Lollapalooza

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Hard rock outfit A Perfect Circle has been tapped for six dates on the mainstage of this summer's Lollapalooza festival, filling in for Queens Of The Stone Age, who have prior European touring commitm Hard rock outfit A Perfect Circle has been ...

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