1. The Nevilles: Talent Through The Generations At New Orleans Jazz Fest

    May 04, 2014 8:25 AM EDT The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is filled with artists who have handed down their know-how and love for their craft to their children. At Friday's festival, Charmaine Neville and her band shook the Blues Tent with a rendition of ...

  2. All Aboard the Weezer Cruise: One Fan's Journey 'Across the Sea'

    January 26, 2012 2:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Yes, there are more Weezer-related puns ahead. As a Chicagoan, January is generally one of the most miserable times of the year. It's the month where I understand what Alaskans must go through, living weeks on end without seeing the sun. This y ...

  3. Wavves' Nathan Williams to Score MTV Hipster Series

    August 25, 2011 11:25 AM EDT 0 0 0 Nathan Williams, the mastermind behind lo-fi act Wavves, will compose songs and write the score for MTV's new scripted series "I Just Want My Pants Back." In turn, MTV will virally promote the San Diego surf-punk band. The pilot of th ...

  4. Exclusive: Wavves to Score MTV's 'I Just Want My Pants Back,' Debuts Post VMAs

    August 25, 2011 6:45 AM EDT Nathan Williams, who leads the band Wavves, will compose songs and write the score for MTV's new scripted series "I Just Want My Pants Back" and in turn, MTV will virally promote the San Diego, Calif., indie rock band. The pilot of ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Adam Levine Criticizes 'Idol,' John Mellencamp Finalizes Divorce

    August 15, 2011 6:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Maroon 5's Levine Slams 'American Idol' In a new interview with Out Magazine, Maroon 5 leader and "The Voice" coach Adam Levine calls his reality ...

  6. Deervana, Beirut, Guided By Voices Storm Brooklyn for Northside Fest

    June 20, 2011 4:15 PM EDT 0 0 0 Be it baby bands or old hands, Brooklyn's Northside festival this weekend showcased more than 300 artists throughout the borough's Williamsburg and Greenpoint neighborhoods. With indie legends Beirut and Guided by Voices in the headlining ...

  7. 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 , ...

  8. Billboard Bits: 'Glee' Extra Fired For Tweeting Spoilers, Chiddy To Attempt Nine-Hour Rap

    April 21, 2011 4:42 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. 'Glee' Extra Fired For Tweeting Spoilers Nicole Crowther, who has appeared frequently as an extra on " Glee ," was recently fired from the show for re ...

  9. Billboard Bits: Beyonce's Parents Call Off Divorce, Taylor Swift Admits to Giving Bad Advice

    November 16, 2010 6:46 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Beyonce's Parents Not Divorcing; Britney's Parents Reconcile A pair of pop stars have watched their parents undergo recent relationship changes. Matthew and Tin ...

  10. blink-182's Mark Hoppus Interviews Wavves

    October 25, 2010 7:37 AM EDT 0 0 0 With three albums out in just two years' time, San Diego surf-rock trio Wavves has quickly made a name for itself beyond mere hype. While blink-182 's Mark Hoppus is just one of the band's growing number of fans, our guest editor had ...

  11. 10 Buzz Bands To Watch

    July 13, 2010 11:58 AM EDT 0 0 0 These ten artists are rising stars doing their own thing who ready to burst into wider public consciousness this year. Read, listen, rock out. Wavves Latest Album: 'King of the Beach' After breaking out last spring with its eponymous sopho ...

  12. Wavves Roll Past Public Meltdown To "Beach"

    July 09, 2010 12:37 PM EDT 0 0 0 For singer/guitarist Nathan Williams and his noise-pop band Wavves , 2009 was both a year that every aspiring musician hopes for-and every established musician dreads. After drawing critical acclaim last spring for a sophomore album recorded in his ...