1. Danny Elfman Talks Tim Burton, 'Simpsons,' and Why He Found the Anvil Film 'Emotionally Wrenching'

    October 26, 2012 11:00 AM EDT (L-R): Composer, Danny Elfman, Director, Sacha Gervasi, and Tim Appelo, Hollywood Reporter, Film Editor (Photo: Arnold Turner) Composer Danny Elfman finds deep inspiration when writing about tragedy. The character Jack Skellington's need to e ...

  2. Judd Apatow, Graham Parker Set for Film and TV Music Conference Panel

    October 16, 2012 3:18 PM EDT Writer-director Judd Apatow will participate in a panel discussion at the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference on Oct. 25 at the W Hotel in Hollywood. Register today for the Billboard Hollywood Reporter Film & TV Music Con ...

  3. Billboard Home Front: Shaking Up The Genre Charts

    October 15, 2012 7:36 AM EDT Revamped charts will add streaming and downloads to methodology, breaking out fresh genre lists. Billboard unveils new methodology this issue for the long-standing Hot Country Songs, Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs and Hot Latin Songs charts. Each rec ...

  4. Danny Elfman to Receive Maestro Award at Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference

    October 10, 2012 2:46 PM EDT Danny Elfman will receive the Maestro Award at the Billboard/Hollywood Reporter Film and TV Music Conference on Oct. 25 at the W Hotel in Hollywood. Originally a New Wave rock star with the seminal band Oingo Boingo, Elfman was one of the first ro ...

  5. 'Anvil!' Wins IDA Documentary Award

    December 07, 2009 1:28 PM EST 0 0 0 Sacha Gervasi's "Anvil! The Story of Anvil " won the feature documentary award at the International Documentary Assn.'s 2009 IDA Documentary Awards, held Friday night at the DGA Theater in Los Angeles. The doc, which follows the ...

  6. 'Anvil!' Wins IDA Documentary Award

    December 07, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sacha Gervasi's "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" won the feature documentary award at the International Documentary Assn.'s 2009 IDA Documentary Awards, at the DGA Theater in Los Angeles. The doc, which follows the fortunes of a C ...

  7. 'Anvil' Looking For Oscar Nominations

    October 12, 2009 9:31 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's hard to imagine a film that's taken a more circuitous route to awards season, or a public screening, than the Canadian heavy-metal documentary " Anvil : The Story of Anvil." Premiering with high expectations at Sundance near ...

  8. Anvil Talks "Fuel Of Failure," Doc Success In Video Q&A

    October 06, 2009 2:47 PM EDT 0 0 0 "When you're in a rock band, the only thing you have as your ace in the deck is your knowledge of your talent and your friendship," Anvil lead singer Steve "Lips" Kudlow said in a Billboard.com video interview on the eve of ...

  9. Anvil: Billboard Q&A

    Anvil: Billboard Q&A

    October 06, 2009 2:16 PM EDT 0 0 0 They came, they answered questions. They rocked. Interview by David J. Prince AC/DC , Heavy Metal , Sacha Gervasi , Canada , interview , exclusive , Robb Reiner , canadian , rock , anvil Videos AC/DC Anvil Canada Exclusive Interview Robb Reiner Rock ...

  10. Anvil Keeps On Rocking As AC/DC Tour Begins

    July 31, 2009 11:10 AM EDT 0 0 0 Anvil, the Canadian heavy metal outfit whose hit documentary has led to a late-career resurgence, is having one the best weeks in its 30-plus year history. The band opened for AC/DC on Tuesday night in Boston - the first of three stadium shows the g ...

  11. Anvil To Open For AC/DC As Fans Pack Movie Theaters

    June 09, 2009 4:07 PM EDT 0 0 0 Anvil, the Canadian heavy metal band that spent more than 30 years in near obscurity before the documentary about its struggles became a surprise hit , is getting the ultimate rock and roll salute this summer. AC/DC, arguably the most successful har ...

  12. Anvil with director Sacha Gervasi in NYC

    Anvil with director Sacha Gervasi in NYC

    June 09, 2009 2:54 PM EDT 0 0 0 Anvil with director Sacha Gervasi in NYC Sacha Gervasi , rock , anvil , Sacha Gervasi , Anvil , Rock Videos Sacha Gervasi Anvil Rock ...

  13. Anvil Brings Metal Mayhem To Cannes Film Festival

    May 17, 2009 12:41 PM EDT 0 0 0 Anvil, the Hanson Brothers of Canadian heavy metal, are bringing a little headbanging mayhem to Cannes. Lead guitarist Steve "Lips" Kudlow and drummer Robb Reiner are in town to support Sacha Gervasi's award-winning documentary " ...

  14. May 14, 2009

    May 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Geri Halliwell of the Spice Girls and her boyfriend, Sacha Gervasi, welcome their first daughter, Bluebell Madonna Halliwell, in London. 2005 – Bluegrass vocalist Jimmy Martin dies of bladder cancer in Nashville at the age of 77. 2005 – No. 1 ...

  15. Anvil On A Roll As Film Hits Theaters

    April 03, 2009 3:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 "I don't believe miracles happen halfway," Steve "Lips" Kudlow says. "It took a lifetime for this to actually come to fruition, but this time I went up to bat and knocked it right out of the park." Anvil, the influ ...