1. Converse Releases Diplo, the Clash's Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Frank Ocean Track (Listen)

    March 10, 2014 11:45 AM EDT For its first Three Artists, One Song campaign in nearly two years, Converse is teaming with Diplo, Frank Ocean and The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon for “Hero,” a reggae-tinged tale of urban bravado. The song was made available today (Marc ...

  2. Diplo, the Clash's Mick Jones, Paul Simonon Talk Collaborating with Frank Ocean on Converse's Three Artists, One Song

    March 07, 2014 7:08 PM EST For its first "Three Artists, One Song" campaign in nearly two years, Converse is teaming with Diplo, Frank Ocean and The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon for “Hero,” a reggae-tinged tale of urban bravado. The song will be available f ...

  3. The Clash’s Mick Jones & Paul Simonon Talk Fame, Joe Strummer And Why They Didn't Reunite

    November 19, 2013 1:42 AM EST Ah, the boom box. The portable stereo brings back memories of a specific time in music, when some of the sounds blaring from the speakers included the stew of punk rock, reggae and early hip-hop cooked up by the Clash. Bass player Paul Simonon des ...

  4. How The Clash Teamed With Fred Armisen (Ian Rubbish), Funny Or Die To Promote New Sony Legacy Boxset

    October 16, 2013 2:43 PM EDT Ian Rubbish, a British punk character Fred Armisen introduced in his last season on “Saturday Night Live” this past spring, has teamed up with The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon in a new video for Funny Or Die. The six-minute clip, called ...

  5. William Shatner Gathers Stellar Line-up for Prog-Rock Set 'Ponder the Mystery'

    October 03, 2013 2:09 AM EDT William Shatner, 82, who startled Star Trek fans by recording tunes like "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" on his 1968 debut "The Transformed Man," will release a new album -- his fifth -- on Oct. 8. “Ponder the Mystery,” a prog- ...

  6. Clash Bandmates Sure Joe Strummer Would Be 'Very Proud' of New Box Set

    September 11, 2013 10:13 AM EDT Paul Simonon says he and his Clash bandmates are proud of their new "Sound System" box set for one simple reason.  "The band have actively been involved in this creation," the bassist tells Billboard. "It hasn't been ...

  7. Berry Gordy, Elton John, Bernie Taupin, Aerosmith, More Honored at Songwriters Hall of Fame Event

    June 14, 2013 6:12 PM EDT NEW YORK -- The Songwriters Hall of Fame dinner is pretty much the do of the year for the music publishing industry, and in addition to virtually everyone who’s anyone in the executive side of that world, there’s always a jaw-dropping array of l ...

  8. Class of 2013 Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

    June 14, 2013 3:22 AM EDT Sting performed in honor of Elton John, Billy Joel sang snippets of Foreigner's hits when introducing the band and Smokey Robinson debuted part of a new song he wrote about Berry Gordy. The 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony was ...

  9. Sting, Billy Joel, Smokey Robinson Perform As Legends Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame

    June 14, 2013 3:13 AM EDT Sting performed in honor of Elton John, Billy Joel sang snippets of Foreigner's hits when introducing the band and Smokey Robinson debuted part of a new song he wrote about Berry Gordy. The 44th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony was fu ...

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  11. Justice Collective's Charity Single Wins Christmas No. 1 Title

    December 24, 2012 9:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Cover of 'He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother' Includes Paul McCartney, Robbie Williams The U.K.'s much sought-after Christmas No. 1 crown was won on Sunday (Dec. 23) by the Justice Collective's cover of the Hollies' 19 ...

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  13. Album Reviews: The Script, Tame Impala, Alejandro Sanz and more

    October 23, 2012 7:51 AM EDT Gary Clark Jr. Blak and Blu Producers: Mike Elizondo, Rob Cavallo, Gary Clark Jr. Warner Bros. Records Release Date: Oct. 22 Fat, powerful blues-rock that recalls five decades of various strains of Southern R&B and rock makes for a curious s ...

  14. B.B. King, Elvis Costello, Ray Davies, More Nominated For Songwriters Hall Of Fame

    October 11, 2012 10:31 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) -- Elvis Costello, B.B. King and Ray Davies are among the nominees for the 2013 Songwriters Hall of Fame. They're joined by a slew of top acts, including Jimmy Buffett, Vince Gill and Rod Temperton, who wrote Michael Jackson ...

  15. Chart Highlights: 'Whistle' To 'Blow': Flo Rida, P!nk No. 1

    September 10, 2012 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Sunshine State rapper tops Pop Songs with 'Whistle,' while P!nk powers to No. 1 on Adult Pop Songs with 'Blow Me (One Last Kiss).' Chart Highlights offers a sneak peek at a select group of Billboard charts every Monday. Find ...

  16. The Wallflowers' 7-Year Hiatus Was a 'Good, Healthy Break,' Says Dylan

    August 02, 2012 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jakob Dylan never doubted that the Wallflowers would get back together to make another album, even as the group's hiatus stretched to nearly seven years from its last album. "Knowing everybody as well as I do, I knew we would," Dylan ...

  17. Charlotte Ronson: Behind The Seams

    July 18, 2012 11:55 AM EDT 0 0 0 Welcome to Behind the Seams, the Hook video series that features Billboard fashion columnist Gregory DelliCarpini Jr. talking with top designers about the connection between music and style. It was perhaps inevitable that Charlotte Ronson would beco ...

  18. Outside Lands Festival 2011: 18 Things Seen & Heard

    August 15, 2011 12:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Now in its fourth year, San Francisco's Outside Lands festival serves the dual purpose of providing vibrant Bay Area city with a response to Indio's white-hot Coachella, and giving the city an annual Golden Gate Park event recalling the by ...

  19. Foreigner Turns 35 for the First Time With Ambitious CD/DVD Package

    July 29, 2011 2:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 Foreigner is celebrating the 35th anniversary of the band's formation by going acoustic, electric and live -- all on the same package. "Feels Like the First Time" is a CD/DVD package that will be released by Razor & Tie exclusivel ...

  20. Coachella 2011: Seen & Heard Saturday

    April 17, 2011 1:26 PM EDT There's so much happening on Coachella's five stages (not to mention behind the scenes), that it's impossible to catch everything that goes on around the festival grounds. Here's 10 things we witnessed on Saturday (April 16) th ...

  21. Coachella 2011: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    April 17, 2011 12:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 There's so much happening on Coachella's five stages (not to mention behind the scenes), that it's impossible to catch everything that goes on around the festival grounds. Here's 10 things we witnessed on Saturday (April 16) that ...

  22. Big Audio Dynamite Reignited

    April 08, 2010 1:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 A new version of Big Audio Dynamite 's debut album may have stoked interest in a band reunion. Co-founder Don Letts tells Billboard.com that while compiling "This is Big Audio Dynamite -- Legacy Edition," an expanded version of the 19 ...

  23. Gorillaz Returning With 'Plastic Beach' This Spring

    January 20, 2010 5:44 PM EST 0 0 0 Hot on the heels of the announcement that the group will headline the 2010 Coachella Festival , Damon Albarn's cartoon-pop band Gorillaz is set to return on March 9 with its third album, "Plastic Beach." The 16 track set is due out on ...

  24. Foreigner Comeback To Be A Wal-Mart Exclusive

    July 27, 2009 10:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Can Wal-Mart work its magic for yet another '70s rock act? The retail giant's exclusive September 29 release of Foreigner 's "Can't Slow Down" will be its first major exclusive since AC/DC's "Black Ice" i ...

  25. This Day in Music

    December 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Pierre Delanoe, French veteran lyricist, music-radio pioneer and a major influence at French collecting society SACEM, dies at the age of 88. One of the most prolific songwriters of the post-Wo 2006 - Pierre Delanoe, French veteran lyricist, ...

  26. Foreigner Launches Air Guitar Contest with AARP

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT AARP, the advocacy group for those over the age of 50, announced that it is holding an air guitar and lip-synching contest with the band Foreigner. The competition is a new addition to the group's sponsorship of Foreigner's current U.S. ...

  27. Foreigner: The Billboard Q&A

    July 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As its summer tour with Bryan Adams gets rolling, Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones chats with Billboard about the hit-making rock outfit's past, present and future. In 1976, Mick Jones found himself out of a job. The Surrey, England, native had a ...

  28. Rock Giants Pay Tribute To Lemmy In Documentary

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The life and career of Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister is being celebrated in a new documentary, tentatively titled "Lemmy" and slated for release in 2009. The life and career of Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister is being celebrated in ...

  29. 'No End In Sight' For Foreigner

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Foreigner is taking a backward glance at its career this summer with "No End in Sight: The Very Best of Foreigner," due July 15 on Rhino. Foreigner is taking a backward glance at its career this summer with "No End in Sight: The Very ...

  30. DVD Looks Back On The Clash's 'Revolution'

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a relative flurry of films, DVDs and reissues to arise in the wake of Clash frontman Joe Strummer's death, fans are again being treated to another archival project in the form of the new DVD "Re After a relative flurry of films, DVDs ...

  31. SXSW '08: Carbon/Silicon

    SXSW '08: Carbon/Silicon

    March 16, 2008 12:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Interview with former Clash guitarist/vocalist Mick Jones and Generation X's Tony James on their new band, Carbon/Silicon. sxsw 2008 , interview , Live , exclusive , carbon , Mick Jones , Generation X , Tony James , silicon , Exclusive Videos E ...

  32. Exclusive: Clash Live DVD Due In April

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A host of rare live Clash performance clips will be found on "The Clash Live: Revolution Rock," due on DVD April 15 via Epic/Legacy. PBS will broadcast excerpts from the film in early March, Billboard A host of rare live Clash performance ...

  33. This Day in Music

    December 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Pierre Delanoe, French veteran lyricist, music-radio pioneer and a major influence at French collecting society SACEM, dies at the age of 88. One of the most prolific songwriters of the post-Wo 2006 - Pierre Delanoe, French veteran lyricist, ...

  34. Registration Extended For Red-Hot Zeppelin Tix

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Organizers of the Led Zeppelin-headlined Ahmet Ertegun tribute concert on Nov. 26 in London have extended the registration deadline in the wake of "unprecedented demand" for tickets. The ballot has no Organizers of the Led Zeppelin-headlin ...

  35. Led Zeppelin Takes Flight, For One Night Only

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Legendary rock combo Led Zeppelin is reforming, but for one night only. The British band will play a one-off show at London's 22,000-capacity O2 arena on Nov. 26 as part of a tribute to Atlantic Recor Legendary rock combo Led Zeppelin is reform ...

  36. Zeppelin Takes Flight Once More

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock giant Led Zeppelin is reforming, but for one night only. The British band will play a one-off show at London's 18,000-capacity O2 arena Nov. 26. Veteran concert promoter Harvey Goldsmith, who is organizing the show, promises a full ...

  37. U.K. Rock Vets Find New Life With Carbon/Silicon

    July 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "I'm Carbon. He's Silicon," Mick Jones explains. "I'm a computer, Mick's the song," his bandmate Tony James elaborates. "That's a bit pat," Jones counters. "I'd rather describe it as a ...

  38. Foreigner Plotting New Album, Live DVD

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Foreigner is eyeing "either the end of this year or early next year" to release a new album, according to group founder Mick Jones. And it's likely to contain a mix of both brand new and familiar mate Foreigner is eyeing "either ...

  39. 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 ...

  40. Arctic Monkeys Snatch Two NME Trophies

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Arctic Monkeys cemented their status as Britain's hottest young band at the NME Awards tonight (March 1), where they won two categories. Arctic Monkeys cemented their status as Britain's hottest young band at the NME Awards tonight (March ...

  41. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet,&quo ...

  42. This Day in Music

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Busta Rhymes - a.k.a. Trevor Smith - is arrested and charged with criminal possession after police find a loaded unregistered pistol in his car. Police originally pull Rhymes over for ch 2003 - Vestal Goodman, the "Que ...

  43. Cleveland Calling

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Clash's Mick Jones views one of Joe Strummer's electric guitars, on display at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland. The Clash's Mick Jones views one of Joe Strummer's electric guitars, on display at the R ...

  44. Jones Proud, Awed Of Clash Rock Hall Exhibit

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's fair to say Mick Jones is a little bit ambivalent about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's new Clash exhibit. "It's a bit of a heavy one, actually," Jones tells Billboard.com. It's fair to say Mick Jones i ...

  45. Memories Of Montreux

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the Montreux Jazz Festival marks its 40th anniversary June 30-July 15, Billboard asked musicians and executives for their memories of Montreux and its illustrious founder, Claude Nobs. As the Montreux Jazz Festival marks its 40th anniversary June ...

  46. This Day in Music

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1998 - </b>Busta Rhymes - a.k.a. Trevor Smith - is arrested and charged with criminal possession after police find a loaded unregistered pistol in his car. Police originally pull Rhymes over for ch 2003 - Vestal Goodman, the "Que ...

  47. Mike Peters

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Frontman of the Alarm on the road with fellow 'survivors' from the Stray Cats, the Damned and Spear Of Destiny in the United States and England. Thursday 22nd September-California I'm driving back from the House of Blues in Anaheim. W ...

  48. NY Dolls Influence Lives On Via New Film

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 First-time filmmaker Greg Whiteley came to the subject of his documentary feature not as a fan but as a friend of Arthur "Killer" Kane, bassist for the short-lived but influential '70s rock band the N First-time filmmaker Greg Whitele ...

  49. Hot Product

    September 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Clash London's Burning Five never-before-heard Clash songs highlight the Legacy Edition of "London Calling," due this week via Epic. The first disc of the set features a remastered version of the classic 1979 album, while the seco ...

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