1. Mike Watt

    Mike Watt

    2 Albums, 1 Songs

    • Ball-Hog or Tugboat?
    • Ball-Hog or Tugboat?
    • Ball-Hog or Tugboat?
  2. Iggy Pop and the Stooges Rock Ron Asheton Tribute Concert

    April 20, 2011 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 R on Asheton was not around to see the Stooges inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2010. But the group's late co-founder was saluted on Tuesday in his hometown of Ann Arbor, Mich., with what was, appropriately, the loudest wake you ...

  3. Inside The School of Rock

    March 31, 2011 12:06 PM EDT 0 0 0 When Chris Catalano became CEO of School of Rock, the first step he took was to address the company's mission statement. Founder Paul Green liked "saving rock'n'roll one kid at a time" when he conceived the idea for the scho ...

  4. Danko Jones Video Premiere: 'I Think Bad Thoughts' Feat. Elijah Wood, Ralph Macchio

    March 15, 2011 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Last May, Canadian hard rockers Danko Jones unveiled the first video (titled "Full of Regret") in their cinematic, Tarantino-tinged "Below the Belt" triology, which featured actors Elijah Wood and Selma Blair as well as Motorhead ...

  5. Mike Watt Revisits Minutemen's Music for 'Hyphenated' Rock Opera

    January 26, 2011 4:57 PM EST 0 0 0 For nearly 20 years, Mike Watt would not listen to Minutemen music after bandmate D. Boon's death in a 1985 auto accident. But after participating in the 2005 documentary "We Jam Econo," Watt found himself moved to write again in Minu ...

  6. Lady Gaga to Perform with Yoko at Plastic Ono Band Concert

    September 01, 2010 12:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Following her celebrity-filled "We Are Plastic Ono Band" concert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music earlier this year, Yoko Ono has announced the special guests -- including Lady Gaga -- to be featured at her performances at Los Angeles' ...

  7. Rock Hall, 'Raw Power' To Start New Three-Year Stooges Cycle

    February 19, 2010 9:11 AM EST 0 0 0 I ggy Pop is eyeballing "a three-year cycle" for the current incarnation of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-bound the Stooges that will include the expanded re-release of 1973's seminal "Raw Power" album, touring and quite likely ...

  8. Billboard Bits: Perez Hilton, Ron Asheton, Arcade Fire, 'Glee' And More

    January 14, 2010 3:58 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip every afternoon. The first 'Glee' cast member to sign a solo record dea l is officially Matthew Morrison, who plays the glee club director Will Schuester on the ...

  9. Stooges Guitarist Ron Asheton Dead At 60

    January 06, 2009 10:32 AM EST 0 0 0 Stooges guitarist Ron Asheton was found dead this morning (Jan. 6) at his home in Ann Arbor, Mich., according to local police. He was 60. Ann Arbor Detective Bill Stanford tells Billboard.com that police were called to Asheton's house early thi ...

  10. Iggy & The Stooges Gear Robbed In Montreal

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Iggy and the Stooges had their gear stolen yesterday (Aug. 4) outside the Embassy Suites hotel in Montreal. Iggy and the Stooges had their gear stolen yesterday (Aug. 4) outside the Embassy Suites hotel in Montreal. According to the band, all the eq ...

  11. Sonic Youth Sets Track List For Starbucks Compilation

    May 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The album is due June 10 exclusively in Starbucks stores in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., as well as online. Sonic Youth has finalized the track list for its compilation " Hit ...

  12. BORIS WITH MICHIO KURIHARA, "Rainbow"

    August 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 To fans of experimental metal, the notion that Boris creates the mightiest rumble to come out of Japan since Godzilla fought Rodan is a redundancy. To fans of experimental metal, the notion that Boris creates the mightiest rumble to come out of Japa ...

  13. Music On TV: July 30 - August 5

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 30 - August 5, 2007. MONDAY, July 30 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured Artist(s): The Rentals. " ...

  14. The Controversial Clarkson

    June 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The past two months haven't been too stellar for pop star Kelly Clarkson in the run-up to the release this week of her new RCA album, "My December." First came reports that she had to fight hard with The past two months haven't b ...

  15. New Ben Lee Album 'Ripens' In September

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Australian rock artist Ben Lee has set a Sept. 4 release date for his sixth album, "Ripe," which will be issued by New West. Australian rock artist Ben Lee has set a Sept. 4 release date for his sixth album, "Ripe," which will be ...

  16. XBXRX

    June 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There is absolutely no circulation in this basement. Two layers of doors are closed when the bands play. Oxygen seriously runs out when bands are playing. DAY ONE (Bakersfield, Calif.) Zach, our first bassist, showed up to our show. We had not seen ...

  17. New Clarkson Album Arriving In Late July

    May 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On the heels of gossip that Kelly Clarkson's third studio album, "My December," had been pushed back indefinitely, RCA has confirmed the set will arrive as planned July 24. First single "Never Again" On the heels of gossip t ...

  18. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Bo ...

  19. Stooges Sounding Like Themselves On Reunion Album

    November 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Iggy Pop and the Stooges have just wrapped their first studio album since 1973. The as-yet-untitled disc is due in March via Virgin and was recorded with engineer Steve Albini at his Electrical Audio Iggy Pop and the Stooges have just wrapped their ...

  20. Stooges Begin Recording First Album Since 1973

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The reconstituted Stooges have spent the past week recording their first album since 1973 at producer Steve Albini's Electrical Audio studio in Chicago. The reconstituted Stooges have spent the past week recording their first album since 1973 a ...

  21. Indie Rockers Sign On For Arthurball, No Fun Fest

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A host of notable names have signed on for two upcoming indie-centric music festivals. A host of notable names have signed on for two upcoming indie-centric music festivals. First up is the inaugural Arthurball, which will be held Feb. 25-26 at the ...

  22. Tortoise Boxes Up Rarities, Remixes

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tortoise is eyeing an April release for a three-disc set of 33 rare tracks via Thrill Jockey. Tortoise is eyeing an April release for a three-disc set of 33 rare tracks via Thrill Jockey. According to a label spokesperson, the project was originally ...

  23. No Doubt, Johnson, Watt Pay Tribute To Sublime

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Though its existence was brief, Sublime's cheerful music struck a chord amid the mid-1990s modern rock explosion. Though its existence was brief, Sublime's cheerful music struck a chord amid the mid-1990s modern rock explosion. Now, nine y ...

  24. Dinosaur Jr. Tackles TV, Summer Shows

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The reunited original lineup of influential modern rock act Dinosaur Jr. will perform on television for the first time April 15 on CBS' "The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson." The reunited original lineup of influential modern rock ...

  25. Petra Haden Sings: The Who Sell Out

    March 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Inspired by an idea that Minutemen/ fIREHOSE bass player Mike Watt presented to her, singer Petra Haden outrageously re-envisions the classic 1967 concept album, "The Who Sell Out," in a cappella. Inspired by an idea that Minutemen/ fIREHO ...

  26. Minutemen Remembered In New Documentary

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Being in a punk band during the 1980s did not automatically secure you a mega-buck record deal, constant MTV rotation and a spot on the Grammys. Being in a punk band during the 1980s did not automatically secure you a mega-buck record deal, constant ...

  27. Merge Unearths Dinosaur Jr. Reissues

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Merge will on March 22 reissue Dinosaur Jr.'s first three albums "Dinosaur," "You're Living All Over Me" and "Bug." Merge will on March 22 reissue Dinosaur Jr.'s first three albums "Dinosaur," & ...

  28. Stooges, Black Keys On Kimbrough Tribute

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Iggy and the Stooges, the Black Keys and Pete Yorn are among the artists who have contributed tracks to a forthcoming tribute to Junior Kimbrough. Iggy and the Stooges, the Black Keys and Pete Yorn are among the artists who have contributed tracks t ...

  29. Billboard Bits: Pixies, Stefani, Kem

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Stories on the Pixies, Gwen Stefani and Kem The Pixies' wildly successful reunion tour will close with a Dec. 18 double-header at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom, where the band has already sold out six prior engagements. The Pixies will p ...

  30. The Secondman's Middle Stand

    September 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ex-Minutemen bassist Mike Watt's third solo set (his first in seven years, delayed by his commitments with the re-formed Stooges) ranges into new and oft-unusual territory. Ex-Minutemen bassist Mike Watt's third solo set (his first in seve ...

  31. Hot Product

    August 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: Neil and Tim Finn's latest album as the Finn Brothers, "Everyone Is Here" (Nettwerk). A CD/DVD from G-Unit's Young Buck, "Straight Outta Ca$hville" ( ...

  32. Cobra Verde Video Spoofs Reality TV

    December 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A surreal universe featuring punk icon Mike Watt, actor George Wendt ("Cheers") and Rudy May Moore's "Dolemite" character is exactly what John Petkovic had in mind for Cobra Verde's outrageous "Riot I A surreal uni ...

  33. The Tangled Web

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Web's Most Intriguing Music-Related Issues & Destinations. This Week: The Strokes, Nickelback and Mike Watt STROKING THE 'SOUND: The Strokes' much-hyped sophomore album "Room on Fire" made a huge push on Billboard� ...

  34. THE TANGLED WEB

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Web's Most Intriguing Music-Related Issues & Destinations. This Week: The Strokes, Nickelback and Mike Watt. /bb/tangledweb/index.jsp News Nickelback Watt , Mike Watt ...

  35. Peppers, System Team For Benefit Concert

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Red Hot Chili Peppers, System Of A Down and Mike Watt will play a Nov. 15 benefit concert for the Silverlake Conservatory of Music and the Warschaw Center for Prostate Cancer Research at Cedars-Sinai Red Hot Chili Peppers, System Of A Down and Mike ...

  36. Moore, Watt, Napolitano Get Their 'Orders'

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Members of Sonic Youth, the Minutemen, Mudhoney and Concrete Blonde are among the artists that have joined forces to participate in "You've Got Your Orders Vol. 1," a 22-track, limited edition CD due Members of Sonic Youth, the Minute ...

  37. Chili Peppers Tour Keeps Growing

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Red Hot Chili Peppers have tacked on a fourth leg to their North American tour. New dates begin Oct. 8 with the Flaming Lips and Mike Watt in tow; Watt will be the sole opener on three Canadian da The Red Hot Chili Peppers have tacked on a fourt ...

  38. Classic Cuts Power 'School Of Rock' Soundtrack

    September 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Classic tracks from Led Zeppelin, the Who, the Doors and Cream lead the lineup for the "School of Rock" soundtrack, due Sept. 30 via Atlantic. Classic tracks from Led Zeppelin, the Who, the Doors and Cream lead the lineup for the "Sch ...

  39. Pop Studs 'Ring' With Guest Appearances

    July 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Iggy Pop has set a Sept. 30 release date for "Skull Ring," his latest Virgin album. Iggy Pop has set a Sept. 30 release date for "Skull Ring," his latest Virgin album, which as previously reported , will feature four songs record ...

  40. Eclectic Acts Rock Fourth Coachella Fest

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 More than seventy acts performed across five stages this weekend (April 26-27) at the fourth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Drawing more than 30,000 to the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, Ca More than seventy acts performed across five sta ...

  41. Billboard Bits: Stooges/Hives, Natalie Merchant, Blur

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Stooges/Hives, Natalie Merchant, Blur Iggy Pop will reunite with the Stooges for the first time in 28 years on the second night of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival , set for April 26-27 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. ...

  42. Indie Icon Watt Births Lyrical Tome

    January 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Minutemen and fIREHOSE bassist Mike Watt's lyrical oeuvre is the subject of a new book to be released Saturday (Jan. 11) by Canadian publishing house L'Oie de Cravan. Former Minutemen and fIREHOSE bassist Mike Watt's lyrical oe ...

  43. N*E*R*D Wins Shortlist Prize

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The adventurous rock-centered hip-hop of N*E*R*D was awarded the Shortlist Prize for Artistic Achievement in Music last night (Oct. 29) at Los Angeles' Henry Fonda Theatre. The group, fronted by ubiqu The adventurous rock-centered hip-hop of N* ...

  44. Newsted, Freed Sign On For Gov't Mule Dates

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Black Crowes guitarist Audley Freed will join Gov't Mule for a string of upcoming shows. Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted and former Black Crowes guitarist Audley Freed will join Gov' ...

  45. Warren Haynes Flourishes As He Keeps The Mule Alive

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's the not knowing whether or not the rug may suddenly be pulled out from under his feet that has helped make Warren Haynes perhaps the hardest-working man on the so-called jam-band circuit. It's the not knowing whether or not the rug ma ...

  46. Watt Welcomes Guests In NYC

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Punk icon Mike Watt was joined onstage Wednesday night (Oct. 10) at New York's Mercury Lounge by former Blue Oyster Cult drummer Albert Bouchard as well as Watt's former fIREHOSE bandmate Ed Crawford. Punk icon Mike Watt was joined onstage ...

  47. Gov't Mule Goes Off 'The Deep End'

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Gov't Mule will release "The Deep End Vol. 1," its first studio album since the <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/billboard/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=874281">August 2000 death</A> of fo Gov't ...

  48. Dinosaur Jr. Bleeds Ears On Best-Of

    September 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Seminal indie rock outfit Dinosaur Jr. will be the subject of a new greatest hits compilation slated for an Oct. 2 release on Rhino/Warner Archives. "Ear Bleeding Country: The Best of Dinosaur Jr." fe Seminal indie rock outfit Dinosaur Jr. ...

  49. Watt Enlists Trio For Fall U.S. Tour

    August 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Punk icon and van-touring heavyweight Mike Watt is hitting the road again this fall with a new three-piece band for a herculean 50 shows in 52 nights. Fresh off a globe-spanning tour with J. Mascis an Punk icon and van-touring heavyweight Mike Watt ...

  50. Billboard Bits: Puffy, Mascis, Joe Henry, and more

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 News on Sean Puffy Combs, Faith Evans, Kelly Price, Carl Thomas, Brandy, Brian McKnight, J Mascis, Mike Watt, Ron Asheton, Stooges, Joe Henry, Ornette Coleman, Madonna, Marc Ribot, Brad Mehldau, Jeffe Embattled rapper/producer Sean "Puffy" ...

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