1. Roky Erickson

    Roky Erickson

    1 Albums, 0 Songs

    • The Evil One
    • True Love Cast Out All Evil
  2. One Direction Gets Global Toy Deal With Hasbro; Lee 'Scratch' Perry Has His Own Figurine

    May 08, 2012 4:09 PM EDT Artists of all ages and genres are getting into the toy business, as near-polar opposites such as boy band One Direction and influential reggae and dub artist Lee "Scratch" Perry are both getting dolls. Simon Cowell's Record Label S ...

  3. C3's Charlie Walker on How Metallica's Orion Music + More Fest Was Curated

    February 17, 2012 7:49 PM EST When Metallica recently announced that its first North American music festival would feature appearances by indie-centric bands like Arctic Monkeys, Modest Mouse and Best Coast, some questioned how those artists would go over with dyed-in-the-wool ...

  4. Metallica Announce (Surprisingly Indie-Centric) Orion Fest With Arctic Monkeys, Modest Mouse, Gary Clark Jr.

    February 07, 2012 5:59 PM EST After decades spent headlining the biggest festivals around the world, Metallica will finally be headlining one that they can call their own. On June 23, the band will launch a two-day music and arts extravaganza at Bader Field in Atlantic City, N ...

  5. Metallica Announces Orion Fest With Arctic Monkeys, Modest Mouse, Avenged Sevenfold

    February 07, 2012 4:05 PM EST 0 0 0 After decades spent headlining the biggest festivals around the world, Metallica will finally be headlining one that they can call their own. On June 23, the band will launch a two-day music and arts extravaganza at Bader Field in Atlantic City, N.J ...

  6. Will Sheff, Okkervil River Go the Distance with 'I Am Very Far'

    April 15, 2011 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Will Sheff has been having some big-budget dreams lately. "You know how you have those dreams that are like a big Hollywood blockbuster? Some dreams are normal and some are epic," he says. "They [say] there's something more meani ...

  7. Wilco Leaves Nonesuch Records, Starts Own Label

    January 27, 2011 8:52 AM EST 0 0 0 W ilco , the Chicago-based experimental rock band led by Jeff Tweedy, has announced they are leaving their long-time label Nonesuch Records to start their own record company, dBpm Records. The band's longtime manager, Tony Margherita, will run ...

  8. The Black Angels Live: Billboard Tastemakers Video

    September 22, 2010 1:53 PM EDT 0 0 0 Chart Article Our new video series presents a closer look at -- and an exclusive performance from -- the cool artists hitting the Billboard Tastemakers chart , which brings you the top-selling albums each week based on an influential panel of indie ...

  9. Foos, Plant/Krauss, Beck To Rock Austin City Limits

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David Byrne, the Raconteurs and the Mars Volta are among the top acts booked for this year's Austin City Limits Music Fes Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Kra ...

  10. Foos, Plant, Beck Lead Austin City Limits Fest

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Beck, Manu Chao, John Fogerty, David Byrne, the Raconteurs and the Mars Volta are among the top acts booked for this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival, set for the city's Zilker Park ...

  11. ZZ Top Gets Busy On First Album Since 2003

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With a live DVD, a new album and some touring on the docket, ZZ Top is revving up for a busy year. With a live DVD, a new album and some touring on the docket, ZZ Top is revving up for a busy year. While he was hanging out at this year's South ...

  12. Dr. John, Ronnie Spector Set For Ponderosa Stomp

    February 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dr. John and Jean Knight have been added to the bill of this year's seventh annual Ponderosa Stomp Music Conference, set for April 29-30 at the House of Blues and the Parish in New Orleans. Dr. John and Jean Knight have been added to the bill o ...

  13. Wu-Tang Clan Lights Up Seattle To Close Bumbershoot

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Wu-Tang Clan provided a memorable send-off to the 2007 Bumbershoot festival last night (Sept. 3) at Seattle's Memorial Stadium, rolling out classics like "Protect Ya Neck," "C.R.E.A.M." and "Trium The Wu-Tang Clan p ...

  14. Spoon, Clipse, Wolf Parade Set For Musicfest NW

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Spoon, the Clipse, Girl Talk, Aesop Rock, the Thermals, Wolf Parade, Deerhunter and Brian Jonestown Massacre are among the acts confirmed for the seventh annual Williamette Week's Musicfest NW, set fo Spoon, the Clipse, Girl Talk, Aesop Rock, t ...

  15. Daft Punk, Stooges, MMJ Join Pearl Jam At Lollapalooza

    April 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, Modest Mouse, Interpol, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ben Harper and Snow Patrol are among the top acts joining previously announced headliner Pearl Jam at this Daft Punk, the Stooges, My Morning Jacket, Muse, ...

  16. Spoon, New Pornographers Rock The 'River'

    April 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Acts like Spoon, Booker T. & the MGs, Drive-By Truckers, the New Pornographers and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have signed on for the summer-long River to River concert series in New York. Acts like Spoon, Booker T. & the MGs, Drive-By ...

  17. The Shins, Wu-Tang, Crowded House Set For Bumbershoot

    April 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Shins, the Wu-Tang Clan, Panic! At The Disco, the reformed Crowded House and Lupe Fiasco lead the initial lineup for the 2007 installment of Bumbershoot: Seattle's Music & Arts Festival. The e The Shins, the Wu-Tang Clan, Panic! At The ...

  18. Rage, Bjork, Chili Peppers Sign On For Coachella

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will lead the lineup for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage A ...

  19. The Charms

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Charms played first tonight and we came out to a glowing introduction by Little Steven (in one of a series of outlandish Halloween costumes). Ellie Vee: We were the opening band on this show and we were surprised how amped the crowd was at 7:00. ...

  20. The Romantics

    October 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The last night of the tour and last curtain call in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida at "Hard Rock Live" was a knock down, drag out, high energy, ass kickin', rock n roll milestone. 20 Flight Rock/ 20 cities in 26 days! The last night of the t ...

  21. Intonation Festival / June 24-25, 2006 / Chicago (Union Park)

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Drawing thousands of indie rock fans to an obscure park on Chicago's west side is no small feat, yet as so many other stationary fests (Coachella, Bonnaroo, et al.) have shown, a good lineup knows no Last year's inaugural Intonation Festiv ...

  22. Billboard Bits: Intonation, Pearl Jam/Kings Of Leon, Clapton

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Intonation, Pearl Jam/Kings Of Leon, Clapton Rapper Ghostface Killah and reclusive underground rock hero Roky Erickson have joined the bill for the Intonation Music Festival, which will be held June 24-25 in Chicago's Union Park. For Er ...

  23. Austin City Limits Chronicled On CD/DVD

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An album and DVD of last year's Austin City Limits Music Festival will be released June 20 via Image Entertainment. An album and DVD of last year's Austin City Limits Music Festival will be released June 20 via Image Entertainment. Each ve ...

  24. Rhino CD Collects ACL Fest Highlights

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Highlights from last year's Austin City Limits festival are heading to CD late next month via Rhino. Highlights from last year's Austin City Limits festival are heading to CD late next month via Rhino. Due Aug. 30, the eponymous collection ...

  25. Billboard Bits: Beyonce, Eminem, Roky Erickson

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Beyonce, Eminem, Roky Erickson With Destiny's Child splitting after its fall tour, Beyonce has begun lining up new film roles. The artist will star alongside Jamie Foxx and Eddie Murphy in DreamWorks Pictures' "Dreamgirls,&quo ...

  26. I Have Always Been Here Before: The Roky Erickson Anthology

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The father of Texas psychedelia and an originator of the garage rock template, Roky Erickson would have deserved a respected place in rock history if only for the ageless tracks he recorded with the 1 The father of Texas psychedelia and an originato ...

  27. Update: QOTSA Members Ready Side Projects

    April 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Amid Queens Of The Stone Age's upcoming stints opening for the Red Hot Chili Peppers and appearing on the mainstage of Lollapalooza, the group's members are readying several side projects. Amid Queens Of The Stone Age's upcoming stint ...