1. The Replacements 'Respectfully Pass' on Your Media Request; Stanley Cup's Fall Out Boy Cameo at Riot Fest (Backbeat)

    September 16, 2013 5:55 PM EDT The Replacements played Chicago's Riot Fest this past weekend, marking just their second performance in 22 years. Western Promotions founder Heather West , who ran public and press relations for the fest, describes the media onslaught for ...

  2. Replacements Reunion, Fall Out Boy & Blink-182 Highlight Chicago's Riot Fest

    September 16, 2013 9:42 AM EDT Beloved rockers tear through second gig in 22 years to close out 3-day fest The ninth annual Riot Fest rocked hard this past weekend at Chicago's spacious Humboldt Park, carnival-oriented punk and indie rock festival's home for the sec ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. The Replacements Return for Riot Fest Dates

    June 13, 2013 12:50 AM EDT The Replacements are mounting a comeback. The influential '80s alternative rock group are listed on the line-up for three Riot Fest shows, marking their return to the live stage for the first time in more than 20 years. Organizers of Riot ...

  5. Songs For Slim Project Benefits Former Replacements Guitarist

    March 10, 2013 11:00 AM EDT "We will always play together in some fashion," Tommy Stinson says of the Replacements' future Last December, Peter Jesperson, the music executive who signed and managed the Replacements, paid a visit to the band's former gui ...

  6. Morning Fix: Mumford & Sons Face Muse; Nielsen Numbers; Bieber, Rihanna Fan Sites Fined $1 Mil; Replacements Reunion?

    October 04, 2012 7:34 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters. JOHN JANICK NAMED PRESIDENT/COO OF INTERSCOPE GEFFEN A&M: It's official: John Janick has been named president and chief operating officer of Interscope Geffen A&a ...

  7. The Replacements Reuniting for Covers Set

    October 03, 2012 9:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Replacements will be back with a new covers EP, according to Rolling Stone . The iconic '80s act, which last reunited in 2006, have recorded four tracks in a hometown Minneapolis studio. The band was down to a duo of original members for th ...

  8. Billboard Power 100: Lia Vollack

    January 26, 2012 8:05 PM EST No. 51 Lia Vollack President of Worldwide Music Sony Pictures Entertainment Film music maven ... Coming of age in the punk era with Richard Hell and the Ramones, Lia Vollack has leaned on her DIY ethic to navigate different directions for Sony in ...

  9. Tommy Stinson Talks GNR, Soul Asylum Album Plans

    December 06, 2011 4:40 PM EST 0 0 0 Bassist Gives Thumbs Up to Replacements-esque Bands Like Deer Tick Count Tommy Stinson among those who can make a case for being the hardest working man in rock 'n' roll these days. The onetime enfant terrible of the Replacements is now pl ...

  10. Ailing Glen Campbell Shines in London, Flaws and All

    October 24, 2011 6:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Glen Campbell strode onto the Royal Festival Hall stage and launched confidently into one of his many signature hits, "Gentle On My Mind." It was an apt greeting. The 75-year-old had flagged this farewell tour by letting it be known that h ...

  11. Goo Goo Dolls Premiere "Home" Video

    June 10, 2010 9:53 AM EDT 0 0 0 While the Goo Goo Dolls ' ninth studio effort, "Something For The Rest Of Us," isn't due until August, the band has released its new single "Home" (available now through iTunes ) to tide over fans. Not enough for you? G ...

  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. Publishing Briefs: Bug Music, Arlo Guthrie, NMPA's David Israelite

    December 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST -- Bug Music Publishing has signed a new publishing deal with Paul Westerberg, solo artist, songwriter and front man of the seminal alt-rock group the Replacements. Under the terms of the deal, Bug Music and Westerberg have entered into a publishi ...

  14. Westerberg, Stinson 'Mess Around' In Minneapolis

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Giving fans further hope for some kind of Replacements reunion, group principals Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson joined forces last month to "mess around" in Minneapolis with Soul Asylum/Prince drum Giving fans further hope for some kind ...

  15. Replacements Drummer Steve Foley Dies

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Steve Foley, who played drums with the Replacements at the tail end of their career, died last weekend in Minneapolis. He was 49. Steve Foley, who played drums with the Replacements at the tail end of their career, died last weekend in Minneapolis. ...

  16. Paul Westerberg Offers New Album For 49 Cents

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Despite the fact that he doesn't have a computer and may never have been online in his life, Replacements frontman Paul Westerberg is the latest artist to embrace the Internet for rapid dissemination Despite the fact that he doesn't have a ...

  17. Paul Westerberg Offers New Album For 49 Cents

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite the fact that he doesn't have a computer and may never have been online in his life, Replacements frontman Paul Westerberg is the latest artist to embrace the Internet for rapid dissemination of new music. Yesterday, Westerberg made a ...

  18. More Replacements Reissues, Westerberg Download Due

    July 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, Rhino will on Sept. 23 release expanded reissues of the Replacements' final four albums for Sire Records. As expected, Rhino will on Sept. 23 release expanded reissues of the Replacements' final four albums for Sire Records. E ...

  19. The Replacements

    April 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard sits down for an exclusive interview with the Replacements' Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson on all things 'Mats, including the potential for a reunion and some of the band's favorite memor Billboard sits down for an exclus ...

  20. The Billboard Q&A: The Replacements

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Looking back, if there was a single driving force nudging Chris Mars, Bob and Tommy Stinson and Paul Westerberg out of a Minneapolis garage and into the world, it was desperation. Looking back, if there was a single driving force nudging Chris Mars, ...

  21. The Billboard Q&A: The Replacements' Paul Westerberg

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At the risk of sounding corny, is there one of the first four albums that holds a warmer spot in your heart than the others? At the risk of sounding corny, is there one of the first four albums that holds a warmer spot in your heart than the others? ...

  22. The Billboard Q&A: The Replacements' Tommy Stinson

    April 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 At the risk of sounding corny, is there one of the first four albums that holds a warmer spot in your heart than the others? Paul noted that you and Chris Mars probably got a lot more emotional than he did while listening to these reissues, and goin ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. Long-Awaited Replacements Reissues Due In April

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Replacements' first three albums and an EP will be reissued in remastered, expanded form this spring, completing a long awaited upgrade of the seminal band's early work. The Replacements' first three albums and an EP will be reiss ...

  25. Westerberg Returns To Action In Minneapolis

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The good news is that Paul Westerberg is writing songs again, but the bad news is there is neither an album nor a tour in the immediate future. The reclusive Minneapolis icon took to the stage last ni The good news is that Paul Westerberg is writing ...

  26. Friend: Westerberg Suffers Severe Hand Injury

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul Westerberg severely injured his left hand and could be sidelined for an extended period of time. According to a blog posting from Jim Walsh, a Minneapolis writer and friend of the former Replacem Paul Westerberg severely injured his left hand a ...

  27. The Supersuckers

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Eddie Spaghetti from the Supersuckers here. We're on this "Little Steven's Underground Garage Tour" and I thought I'd share a few notes I've jotted down with you. You can't wait to read my rambling no Eddie Spaghet ...

  28. Volkswagen Cars To Feature First Act Guitars

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Burgeoning guitar maker First Act and auto giant Volkswagen have struck a deal through which new VW customers will receive a brand new six-string that is playable through the car's stereo system. Burgeoning guitar maker First Act and auto giant ...

  29. 'Dancin' Queen

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ludacris shows off multiple sides of his musical personality, Alan Jackson flips the script with Alison Krauss, Janet Jackson looks to the past for new inspiration and the Scissor Sisters keep the par A double-disc live album from rock act My Mornin ...

  30. Westerberg Open To More Stinson Collaborations

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson got a taste of what working together again meant when they recently overheard a Sony Pictures executive's telephone conversation. Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson got a taste of what working together again mea ...

  31. Westerberg, Stinson Together Again On 'Open Season'

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Replacements principals Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson are together again on two songs from the "Open Season" soundtrack, due Sept. 26 via Lost Highway. On the heels of their surprise reunion to record two new songs for the recent Repla ...

  32. The Hold Steady Reaches Out To 'Boys And Girls'

    July 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Brooklyn rock act the Hold Steady will release its third album, "Boys and Girls in America," Oct. 3 via Vagrant. Brooklyn rock act the Hold Steady will release its third album, "Boys and Girls in America," Oct. 3 via Vagrant. Wit ...

  33. MOJAVE 3, "Puzzles Like You"

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to believe anything good could emerge at this late date from the 1990s British "shoegazer" movement, much less a pop record as terrific as "Puzzles Like You." It's hard to believe anything good could emerge at ...

  34. Colvin Stretches Beyond 'Four Walls'

    July 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Nonesuch. Shawn Colvin will ring in the "second half" of her life with "These Four Walls," due Sept. 12 via Non ...

  35. '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, ...

  36. Underground Garage

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. Are you ready for this one? After the Beatles' company Apple Corps sued ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Tommy Keene Plans Two New Albums

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 After keeping a low profile for most of the past three years, rocker Tommy Keene has mapped out an eventful 2006. After keeping a low profile for most of the past three years, rocker Tommy Keene has mapped out an eventful 2006. As previously reporte ...

  39. Billboard Bits: First Act, Supergrass, 'Goal!'

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on First Act, Supergrass, 'Goal!' Boston's First Act Guitar Studio in Boston will celebrate its first store's grand opening next week with a weeklong series of free in-store concerts and some special private shows. According ...

  40. Sire Celebrates 40th With Four-Disc Set

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With its 40th anniversary looming in 2006, Sire Records will be celebrated this fall with a four-disc boxed set. Due Sept. 13 via Sire/Rhino, "Just Say Sire: The Sire Records Story" rounds up 61 track With its 40th anniversary looming in 2 ...

  41. My Morning Jacket Channels Skynyrd In Crowe Film

    July 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 My Morning Jacket has often drawn comparisons to such southern rock forebears as Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Allman Brothers Band, even if they're rooted more in its members' long-haired, bearded appearanc My Morning Jacket has often drawn comp ...

  42. Soul Asylum Co-Founder Mueller Dies

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Karl Mueller, bassist and founding member of the Minneapolis-based rock act Soul Asylum, died Friday at his home, according to the Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune. He was 41. Karl Mueller, bassist and founding member of the Minneapolis-based rock ...

  43. Mould: Don't Hold Breath For Huskers Reunion

    June 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With such iconic alternative rock acts as Gang Of Four, the Pixies and Slint having re-formed over the past year, speculation has run rampant about which old favorite could be next. With such iconic alternative rock acts as Gang Of Four, the Pixies ...

  44. Hot Product

    May 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from New York-based psychedelic rock outfit Mercury Rev, "The Secret Migration" (V2). An expanded reissue of influential U.K. rock quartet Gang Of Four' ...

  45. Westerberg Rounds Up His 'Best'

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul Westerberg's post-Replacements career will be the subject of the upcoming compilation "Besterberg." As tipped here last month, Paul Westerberg's post-Replacements career will be the subject of the upcoming compilation " ...

  46. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Feb. 28-March 6, 2005).

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Feb. 28-March 6, 2005). MICHAEL'S ON TRIAL: Not since O.J. Simpson has there been a celebrity legal proceeding that has generated the media storm that Michael Jackson's trail on charges ...

  47. 10TunesOnTV

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Feb. 28-March 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 28 "Faith Evans Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Faith Evans ("Again"). "The View," ABC Featured artist: ...

  48. Westerberg Anthology, 'Mats Reissues On The Horizon

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul Westerberg will be the subject of a solo retrospective this spring via Rhino. According to the artist's official Web site, the 20-track set will feature two new songs, B-sides and rare tracks, We Paul Westerberg will be the subject of a so ...

  49. Westerberg Readies West Coast Tour

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Paul Westerberg has confirmed his first tour dates in support of his latest Vagrant album, "Folker." Paul Westerberg has confirmed his first tour dates in support of his latest Vagrant album, "Folker." So far, eight West Coast sh ...

  50. Westerberg, Mould, But No 'Mats At Mueller Benefit

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paul Westerberg, Bob Mould, the Gear Daddies are confirmed for an Oct. 23 benefit concert in Minneapolis for Soul Asylum bassist Karl Mueller, who was recently diagnosed with throat cancer. Paul Westerberg, Bob Mould, the Gear Daddies are confirmed ...

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