1. 'Boardwalk Empire Volume 2' Soundtrack: Exclusive Album Premiere

    August 27, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Following up the Grammy-winning soundtrack to "Boardwalk Empire," HBO's acclaimed series about 1920s Atlantic City, gave the show's music guru a chance to reward fans with a "cornucopia of musical gems" from that ...

  2. Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, Liza Minnelli Walk Up for ‘Boardwalk Empire Volume 2’

    August 08, 2013 6:21 AM EDT Elvis Costello, Patti Smith, Liza Minnelli and Rufus Wainwright are among the big names who’ve recorded cover songs for “Boardwalk Empire Volume 2.” The album arrives next month ahead of season four of HBO’s hit series. New York Dolls’ David Johan ...

  3. Neko Case Teams With M. Ward on 'Man' Single, Announces New Album

    June 11, 2013 12:00 PM EDT Alt-country warrior Neko Case has announced plans for her first studio album since 2009's well-received "Middle Cyclone." The new record is titled (deep breath) "The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the ...

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  5. Album Reviews: Joe Walsh, Kelly Hogan, Melody Gardot, and Juanes

    May 23, 2012 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 ROCK JOE WALSH Analog Man Producers: Jeff Lynne, Joe Walsh Fantasy Records/Concord Release Date: June 5 Personal beyond the title's suggestion that the guitar great is a disconnected Luddite, Joe Walsh details his life in songs that touch on his ...

  6. Billions' David 'Boche' Viecelli Has Choice Words About SXSW, Two-Weekend Coachella

    April 25, 2012 7:00 AM EDT The normally press-shy David "Boche" Viecelli, president of powerhouse indie touring agency Billions, made a rare speaking appearance at Boston's Rethink Music Conference on Tuesday to talk the perils of an over-branded South by Sou ...

  7. How the Little Known Secret Sisters Ended Up On 'Hunger Games Soundtrack'

    March 23, 2012 9:41 AM EDT "You don't say no to this opportunity." That's what Laura Rogers, of the Alabama-based duo The Secret Sisters, said about the chance to contribute to the soundtrack of one of the most highly anticipated films of the decade. Whe ...

  8. 'The Hunger Games' Soundtrack: Track-By-Track Review

    March 20, 2012 12:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 For a global literary phenomenon (soon to be a global movie phenomenon), "The Hunger Games" is dazzlingly personal. The story of Katniss Everdeen sacrificing herself for her sister, battling in the Hunger Games and doing anything she can t ...

  9. Album Reviews: Mitch Ryder, Sharon Van Etten, Dierks Bentley And More

    February 17, 2012 10:30 AM EST 0 0 R&B Mitch Ryder The Promise Producer: Don Was Label: Michigan Broadcasting Corp. Release Date: Feb. 14 It's been nearly 30 years since Mitch Ryder's last U.S. album, but he's hardly been a sleeping dog since that John Mellencamp-pro ...

  10. Taylor Swift, Arcade Fire, Kid Cudi Highlight The Hunger Games Soundtrack

    February 14, 2012 2:48 PM EST Fans awaiting the release of The Hunger Games, Lionsgate's adaptation of the extremely popular book by Suzanne Collins, now know what the world of Panem will sound like. The full soundtrack list was released, and, while it leans a bit on the ...

  11. 'Hunger Games' Soundtrack Hits: Swift, Arcade Fire, Miranda Lambert, Decemberists

    February 13, 2012 5:50 PM EST 0 0 0 Following plenty of rumors, the final tracklist for the much-anticipated "Hunger Games" soundtrack, produced by the legendary T Bone Burnett , has been released -- and it does not dissapoint. The soundtrack's first single, "Safe ...

  12. Billboard Bits: Rihanna May Guest Judge 'X Factor,' Nas Releasing Memoir

    September 12, 2011 6:57 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Rihanna To Serve as 'X Factor' Guest Judge? Rihanna will reportedly join fellow female pop divas Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger on the upcoming U.S. version ...

  13. Billboard Bits: Lil Wayne Won't Work With Bieber, Rihanna Chained In 2nd 'S&M' Lawsuit

    June 24, 2011 7:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Lil Wayne Won't Work With Justin Bieber In his July/August XXL cover story, Lil Wayne said that despite persistent requests from Bieber, he won't work with him ...

  14. Flaming Lips, Neko Case Party in Ohio's Hocking Hills at Nelsonville Music Fest

    May 16, 2011 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 "Your weird party in the woods... I hope it goes on for 500 thousand more years," Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne told the crowd Saturday night (May 14) at the Nelsonville Music Festival. "I'm perfectly one of you." PHOTOS ...

  15. Neko Case, Nick Cave Cover the Zombies For 'True Blood' Season Premiere

    May 04, 2011 3:43 PM EDT Nick Cave and Neko Case have recorded a cover of the Zombie's "She's Not There" for the debut episode of season four of "True Blood. Cave and Case, who shared concert bills about a decade ago, were brought together for the ...

  16. 'True Blood' Premiere to Feature Zombies Cover by Nick Cave, Neko Case

    May 04, 2011 3:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 N ick Cave and Neko Case have recorded a cover of the Zombies ' "She's Not There" for the debut episode of season four of "True Blood." Cave and Case, who shared concert bills about a decade ago, were brought together f ...

  17. New Pornographers Call On Horatio Sanz, Ted Leo in Drag for 'Moves'

    February 07, 2011 5:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member? Check. Cocaine-covered pizza? Check. Ted Leo as a woman? Check again! The New Pornographers' just-premiered video for "Moves" possesses all this and more. Presented as a trailer for ...

  18. Photos: Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Buffalo Springfield Rock Bridge School

    October 26, 2010 6:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's not every day that Neil Young , Pearl Jam , Elton John & Leon Russell , Buffalo Springfield and a dozen other renowned rockers gather on the same stage for a weekend-long jam, but at the 24th Annual Bridge School Benefit (Oct. 23-24) i ...

  19. Billboard Bits: Katy Perry Plots 2011 Tour, Marilyn Manson's 'Alice' Film in Jeopardy

    September 14, 2010 7:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Katy Perry Plans 2011 Tour, Says Next Video is 'Touching' On the MTV VMAs red carpet, Katy Perry said she has plans to tour behind "Teenage Dream" in ...

  20. 10 Things Seen & Overheard At Lollapalooza Sunday

    August 09, 2010 3:11 PM EDT 0 0 0 The third and final night of Lollapalooza 2010 culminated with Arcade Fire 's jubulant set anchoring the north end of Chicago's Grant Park on Sunday night (Aug. 8) and newly reunited Lolla vets Soundgarden bringing the big guitars to the s ...

  21. Lindsay Lohan's Prison Playlist

    July 21, 2010 1:24 PM EDT 0 0 0 When she began serving her prison sentence yesterday, sometime pop singer Lindsay Lohan joined the ranks of Lil' Wayne , Boy George and Tommy Lee as another music celeb who has landed behind bars. To commemorate Lohan's jail time and give ...

  22. Chicago Singer Nora O'Connor's One Hot Summer

    June 11, 2010 2:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 For Chicago singer Nora O'Connor , the summer of 2010 is shaping up to be the highest-profile of her career. After a year of occasional dates and TV performances with Neko Case (alongside her regular harmonizer Kelly Hogan ) and a one-off reuni ...

  23. The Daily Noise 3.29.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 3.29.2010 - Billboard.com

    March 29, 2010 5:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 NOFX's Fat Mike busted for serving tequila shots spiked with his own urine at SXSW, Neko Case to star in new Adult Swim cartoon, Alicia Keys talks "Empire State of Mind." Cheyenne Cinnamon , Jay-z , Bill Werde , The Daily Noise , nofx ...

  24. Fat Mike Serves Pot Shots at SXSW, Neko Case in New Cartoon

    March 29, 2010 5:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 In today's Daily Noise, brought to you by Fuse and Billboard.com, NOFX frontman Fat Mike is in hot water after serving free shots of tequila to fans at SXSW that were later revealed to contain his own, uh, water. Neko Case will star in a new Ad ...

  25. The Daily Noise 3.22.2010 - Billboard.com

    The Daily Noise 3.22.2010 - Billboard.com

    March 22, 2010 5:03 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tom Morello and Boots Riley discuss how they came together for Street Sweeper Social Club, Jakob Dylan reveals how his latest album, "Seeing Things," differs from his previous work and Estelle explains why she's freakier than ever on ...

  26. Video: Jakob Dylan Discusses New Album At SXSW

    March 19, 2010 3:49 PM EDT 0 0 0 Jakob Dylan , the Wallflowers frontman and son of Bob Dylan, sat down at SXSW to catch up with Billboard.com about his latest solo album , working with Neko Case , and reuniting with producer T-Bone Burnett. Going undercover in a brown fedora and a ...

  27. Rachael Ray Enlists Zooey Deschanel, Jakob Dylan For SXSW Party

    March 11, 2010 2:30 PM EST 0 0 0 TV cooking queen Rachael Ray is making her annual presence at South By Southwest bigger and better this year. And public. Ray's third annual Feedback Festival, slated for March 20, is moving to its largest venue yet -- Stubb's BBQ -- with ...

  28. Muse To Play South By Southwest

    March 09, 2010 5:24 PM EST 0 0 0 Arena prog rockers Muse will perform a club show at Stubb's in Austin, TX as part of the South by Southwest Music Festival, Billboard has learned. Although the band's label representatives at Warner Music say that no show is confirmed, mul ...

  29. Grammy Weekend Begins with Neil Young Tribute

    January 31, 2010 10:17 AM EST 0 0 0 Neil Young sat in the audience as 20 of his best known songs were performed on stage. Elton John , James Taylor , Dave Matthews and more than a dozen other artists launched Grammy weekend with performances honoring Young as the MusiCares Person of t ...

  30. Jakob Dylan Joins Neko Case, T-Bone Burnett For 'Women And Country'

    January 28, 2010 11:24 AM EST 0 0 0 J akob Dylan , the Grammy-winning singer and songwriter who founded The Wallflowers , is readying the release of his second solo album. "Women and Country," a 11-song set due Apr. 6 on Columbia Records, reunites Dylan with acclaimed produc ...

  31. The New Pornographers "Together" Album Preview

    January 12, 2010 4:40 PM EST 0 0 0 New Pornographers, "Together" (Matador) Release Date: May 2010 "Challengers," the New Pornographers ' 2007 Matador album, featured a lush, quieter side to the Canadian power-pop collective than earlier efforts, but its next ...

  32. Wilco Extend 2010 Tour Plans

    January 04, 2010 3:49 PM EST 0 0 0 W ilco , the celebrated Chicago-based roots-rock band whose latest album is nominated for a Grammy award, announced today (Jan. 4) a 16-date East Coast tour kicking off March 22 that will find the band revisiting songs from each of its seven studio ...

  33. Peter Wolf Taps Shelby Lynne, Neko Case For 'Souvenirs'

    January 04, 2010 9:14 AM EST 0 0 0 Peter Wolf has set an April 6 release date for "Midnight Souvenirs," his seventh solo album and first set of new material in eight years. "It's music based on the influences that I enjoy and grew up with," the J. Geils Band ...

  34. Elvis Costello's Live Series Continues With 'Hollywood High'

    December 09, 2009 4:15 PM EST 0 0 0 E lvis Costello 's second release in his "The Costello Show" live performance series will be "Live at Hollywood High," a complete 20-song concert recording from June, 1978. The album, which includes 11 previously unreleased ...

  35. Jane's Addiction Closes Lollapalooza With Short, Sweet Set

    August 10, 2009 8:19 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jane's Addiction only ran through a dozen songs, but Perry Farrell and company made sure to roll through most of their hits for a revved-up crowd Sunday night to close out the 2009 Lollapalooza in downtown Chicago. Billboard.com spoke backstage ...

  36. Dr. Dog Signs With Anti-, Announces Tour

    July 29, 2009 12:21 PM EDT 0 0 0 Philadelphia psych-rock quintet Dr. Dog has signed with Anti- Records, and plans to release a new LP in early 2010, the label announced today. The band also announced 28 North American tour dates, beginning July 31 in Portland, Ore. and ending Oct. ...

  37. Jay-Z To Make U.S. Festival Debut At All Points West

    July 23, 2009 6:48 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rapper Jay-Z will make his U.S. multi-day festival debut at the 2009 All Points West Music & Arts Festival, to be held July 31-Aug. 2 at Liberty State Park in New Jersey, just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan. All Points West organiz ...

  38. Phish Jams With Springsteen On Bonnaroo's Closing Night

    June 15, 2009 8:14 AM EDT 0 0 0 Headliner met headliner on Bonnaroo's final evening as Bruce Springsteen joined Phish on stage Sunday to close out the four-day festival in grand fashion. After being introduced by Phish frontman/guitarist Trey Anastasio as his "boyhood he ...

  39. Peter Wolf Preps Solo Record, J. Geils Reunion

    April 14, 2009 3:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's been seven years since Peter Wolf last released a solo album, but the J. Geils Band frontman is planning to end that drought later this year. Wolf tells Billboard.com that his as-yet-untitled album, his first since "Sleepless" in ...

  40. Sheryl Crow, Modest Mouse, Katy Perry Set For Bumbershoot

    April 01, 2009 9:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Sheryl Crow, Modest Mouse, Katy Perry, Michael Franti & Spearhead, De La Soul, and Raphael Saadiq are among the first acts confirmed for the 2009 Bumbershoot: Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival. The event will be held Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5 ...

  41. Lollapalooza 'Early Bird' Passes On Sale Today

    March 31, 2009 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Early bird" $175 three-day passes for this summer's Lollapalooza festival go on sale today (March 31). The annual festival will happen August 7-9 in Chicago's Grant Park. Although the full line-up for this year's festival w ...

  42. Coldplay, Beasties, Tool Headlining All Points West

    March 30, 2009 7:05 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay, Tool and the Beastie Boys will headline the second annual All Points West Music & Arts Festival, to be held July 31- Aug. 2 at Liberty State Park in New Jersey, just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan. Other bands and musicia ...

  43. Coldplay, Beasties, Tool Headlining All Points West

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Tool and the Beastie Boys will headline the second annual All Points West Music & Arts Festival, to be held July 31- Aug. 2 at Liberty State Park in New Jersey, just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan. Other bands and music ...

  44. U2 Tops The Billboard 200

    March 11, 2009 11:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 U2 scores its seventh No. 1 on The Billboard 200 as "No Line on the Horizon" bows in the top slot. The Interscope album moved 484,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, the best sales week for an artist since Britney Spear ...

  45. U2 Snags Seventh No. 1 Album

    March 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT U2 bows atop the Billboard 200 with its seventh No. 1 album, "No Line on the Horizon," shifting 484,000 . . . That's the biggest sales week the chart has seen since December, when Britney Spears' "Circus" blew in with ...

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