1. Bad Things, 'Vices': Exclusive Song Premiere From Shaun White's Band

    January 13, 2014 10:24 AM EST Shaun White is chasing some outrageously big dreams this year. The flame-haired rock 'n' roll snowboarder will likely go for gold at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, and he's aiming high with his band Bad Things, which will release it ...

  2. Tokyo Police Club Ready '10 Days, 10 Covers, 10 Years'; Eye Third Album

    October 11, 2011 4:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 After a sophomore album dubbed "Champ," it's no surprise that Tokyo Police Club is an ambitious band. But taking on 10 covers from 10 years in 10 days, as the group did in a Los Angeles studio at the end of August, would be a tall ord ...

  3. Dr. Dog Has No 'Shame' About New Album

    February 01, 2010 11:10 AM EST 0 0 0 D r. Dog guitarist Scott McMicken acknowledges that the group's new "Shame, Shame." due out April 6, was "a risky one" for the Philadelphia quintet, taking it out of its home studio environment and bringing in outside produc ...

  4. Minus The Bear Touring Ahead Of New Album

    March 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Suicide Squeeze rock outfit Minus The Bear will hit the road this spring with the Honorary Title and labelmate Chin Up Chin Up. Kicking off April 26 in Seattle, the trek comes in advance of of Minus T Suicide Squeeze rock outfit Minus The Bear will ...

  5. Elliott Smith Rarities Compiled On 'New Moon'

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As first reported by Billboard last November, a collection of unreleased music from late singer/songwriter Elliott Smith will be released this spring. "New Moon" rounds up 24 tracks recorded between 1 As first reported by Billboard last No ...

  6. Rickie Lee Jones Inks With New West, Preps CD

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Veteran vocalist Rickie Lee Jones has signed with New West Records, which will release her next album, "The Sermon on Exposition Boulevard," on Feb. 6. Veteran vocalist Rickie Lee Jones has signed with New West Records, which will release ...

  7. Nine Black Alps Preps Debut Album

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 U.K. buzz band Nine Black Alps will release its debut album, "Everything Is," Feb. 28 in North America via Interscope. U.K. buzz band Nine Black Alps will release its debut album, "Everything Is," Feb. 28 in North America via Int ...

  8. Redwalls Offer Sibling Variety On 'De Nova'

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Redwalls, a swaggering power-rock quartet from largely unswaggering Deerfield, Ill., produce a sound that's more suited to your average British pub than a Chicago burb. But the buzz around the ban The Redwalls, a swaggering power-rock quart ...

  9. Hot Product

    October 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Elliott Smith Fond Farewell Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith's final album, "From a Basement on the Hill," is released this week via Epitaph's Anti- imprint. Smith died from knife wounds last October; the material he had been work ...

  10. MustVote.com, Elliott Smith, Joe Pernice

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: MustVote.com, Elliott Smith and Joe Pernice. MUSIC FOR VOTES: Many figures in the music community have mobilized this election year to encou ...

  11. Final Elliott Smith Album Due In October

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "From a Basement on the Hill" will be released Oct. 19 via Epitaph's Anti- imprint. Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith's final album , "From a Basement on the Hill," will be released Oct. 19 via Epitaph's Anti- imprin ...

  12. Vines Grow Sophomore Release

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Vines have set a March 23 release for "Winning Days," the Australian garage rock act's second Capitol album. The set re-teams the band with Rob Schnapf, who produced the Vines' 2002 debut, "Highly The Vines have set a Ma ...

  13. Saves The Day Revel 'In Reverie'

    October 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 When Saves The Day went into the studio to record its fourth album, the New Jersey-based quartet was working for L.A.-based independent Vagrant Records. When the album was completed, the band found it When Saves The Day went into the studio to recor ...

  14. La Musica Negra

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Birmingham, Ala.-bred band returns after a four-year recording layoff, retooled as a trio following the exit of guitarist Anne-Marie Griffin. The Birmingham, Ala.-bred band returns after a four-year recording layoff, retooled as a trio following ...

  15. Hydraulic Groove

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rick Holmstrom is well known to blues fans as the lead guitarist in the award-winning West Coast band Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers. Rick Holmstrom is well known to blues fans as the lead guitarist in the award-winning West Coast band Rod Piazz ...

  16. Hot Oz Exports The Vines Near Release Of U.S. Debut

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After scoring high marks in their native Australia, the Vines seem on the cusp of a successful U.S. run with the July 16 release of the much-anticipated "Highly Evolved" (Capitol). Most new ba ...

  17. The Vines 'Evolve' For Summer Tour

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Australian rock act the Vines has confirmed plans for a North American tour in support of its Capitol debut, "Highly Evolved," due July 16. The tour kicks off July 9 with an appearance on MTV and wrap Australian rock act the Vines has conf ...

  18. Stay What You Are

    August 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Saves the Day's previous full-length album, 1999's Through Being Cool, was a major leap for the New Jersey punk rockers, showcasing the band's commercial potential without betraying its hardcore roots Saves the Day's previous ful ...

  19. Isolation Drills

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Unlike so many bands who have either carefully copied or mindlessly aped their British Invasion heroes, Dayton, Ohio's Guided by Voices has always followed the spirit rather than the letter of that mu Unlike so many bands who have either carefu ...

  20. Guided By Voices Return To Form On 'Isolation Drills'

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock'n'roll runs deep through Robert Pollard's veins. Indeed, the 43-year-old front man of Dayton, Ohio-based underground icons Guided by Voices has been singlehandedly trying to resurrect the glory Rock'n'roll runs deep thr ...

  21. Guided By Voices Returns To Form On 'Isolation Drills'

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock'n'roll runs deep through Robert Pollard's veins. Indeed, the 43-year-old front man of Dayton, Ohio-based underground icons Guided by Voices has been singlehandedly trying to resurrect the glory d Rock'n'roll runs deep t ...

  22. Hot Product

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Previewing new music from 112, Lionel Richie, Old 97's, Toadies, Jon B, Sherrie Austin, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes Third Time's A Charm In contrast to its past two Bad Boy/Arista albums, 112's "Part III" was mostly writte ...

  23. Toadies Went To 'Hell' And Back For New Album4

    January 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Texas-based modern rock act the Toadies has set a March 20 release date for its sophomore Interscope album "Hell Below/Stars Above." The release marks the group's first album since 1994's &q Texas-based modern rock act the To ...