1. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong: ‘We See Some Big Gaps In the Music Space’

    March 07, 2013 1:41 PM EST In a Paley Center for Media discussion yesterday (March 6) on Crafting Digital Media between AOL CEO Tim Armstrong and long-time media industry banker Aryeh Bourkoff, CEO of Lion Tree Advisors, Armstrong said that AOL is looking at possible musi ...

  2. Reggae Grammy Nominations Honor Veteran Acts, Snub Emerging Talent

    December 26, 2012 4:00 PM EST The nominations for the 2013 Best Reggae Album Grammy, as in previous years, acknowledge the genre's veteran acts while overlooking popular releases by a younger generation of artists. The nominees are Jimmy Cliff's "Rebirth" ( ...

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  4. Q&A: Joe Walsh on 'Analog Man' and Post-Eagles Touring

    June 29, 2012 5:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 While for many Joe Walsh is best known for his work with the Eagles, the singer/songwriter/guitarist has also enjoyed tremendous success as a member of the James Gang, and as a solo artist. He just released "Analog Man," his first solo alb ...

  5. Yelawolf Readies EP with Travis Barker, 11-Minute 'Horror Film' Music Video

    June 01, 2012 5:00 PM EDT 0 0 0 Though his next album, tentatively titled "Love Story," will likely come later rather than sooner, Yelawolf still has plenty of music on the runway. The Alabama rapper tells Billboard.com that a combination of circumstance and creative des ...

  6. Coachella To Live Stream Part of Festival Via YouTube

    April 13, 2012 10:54 AM EDT Coachella will be live streaming some of its acts across three channels on YouTube this year, allowing fans who got priced out - or were too late to purchase tickets to the festival which sold out in just a week - to see some of their favorite ban ...

  7. Blink-182 'More Than Halfway Through' New Album, Says Travis Barker

    April 07, 2011 2:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Currently on the road with Lil Wayne to promote his first solo album, "Give the Drummer Some," Travis Barker predicts he'll do another record of his own -- but that might not be for a while with new blink-182 and Transplants projects ...

  8. Marketing & Branding Trends To Watch In 2010

    December 28, 2009 12:00 AM EST As a rough 2009 draws to a close, the digital marketing world is looking ahead to 2010, hoping to deliver stronger growth in the sector, which is one of the few bright spots in the media world. What lies ahead? We identified 10 trends that are sur ...

  9. AOL Chief: Online Content Can Be 'Much Better'

    November 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST Online content can be "much better" and will be the focus of the next development stage of the Internet, AOL chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong said here Friday. "That's why we are making such a big bet there," he said during ...

  10. Rise Against Ready To Hit The Road With Rancid

    May 28, 2009 8:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 Touring with Rancid this summer will be a dream come true for Rise Against, according to frontman Tim McIlrath. "It's amazing just to tour with such a legendary band," McIlrath tells Billboard.com. "Without them paving the way fo ...

  11. Time Warner Names Google's Armstrong As AOL Chief

    March 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Time Warner Inc has named Google executive Tim Armstrong to lead AOL, in what was seen as a bold move to reverse the fortunes of the struggling Internet unit in preparation for a spin-off. The hire was a welcome surprise to Wall Street analysts, w ...

  12. Metallica, The Offspring Lead Weenie Roast Lineup

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Metallica, the Offspring, the Raconteurs, Rise Against, Bad Religion, Pennywise and the Bravey are among the acts confirmed for KROQ-Los Angeles' Weenie Roast, to be held May 17 at the Verizon Wireles Metallica, the Offspring, the Raconteurs, R ...

  13. Tunes On TV

    September 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on television for the week of September 10 - 16. MONDAY, Sept. 10 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): The Used. "Access Granted,"BET Featured artist(s): Wyclef Jean, Lil Wayne, Akon, Niia. "The Late Show With David L ...

  14. Maroon5 Flies In At No. 1

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Maroon5 scores its first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as "It Won't Be Soon Before Long" enters atop the chart with 429,000 ... Ozzy Osbourne hits a new career high on The Billboard 200 with "Black Rain" ... Young Jeezy ...

  15. Hot Product

    June 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Transplants Ghost Stories To Transplants lead signer Rob Aston, hearing the trio's new songs on the radio is vindication. Aston says more than half the songs on the punk act's genre-hopping second album, "Haunted Cities," were in ...

  16. Major-Label Transplants

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. To Transplants lead signer Rob Aston, hearing the trio's new songs on the radio is vindication. Aston says more than half the songs on the punk act's genre-hopping second album, "Haunted ...

  17. Transplants Ink Multi-Album Deal With Atlantic

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT First album due June 21. Atlantic Records has signed the Transplants to a multi-album deal, with their major label debut set for June 21 on La Salle/Atlantic. "Haunted Cities" is the group's second full-length and first album in thr ...

  18. Transplants To Drop Second Disc In June

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Punk trio the Transplants has inked with Atlantic, which will release the group's second album, "Haunted Cities," on June 21. Punk trio the Transplants has inked with Atlantic, which will release the group's second album, "H ...

  19. Vedder, Peppers Salute The Ramones

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A star-studded roster of acts has signed on to perform as part of the Ramones' 30th anniversary party Sept. 12 at the Avalon Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Red Hot Chili Pepper A star-studded roster of acts has sign ...

  20. 2003 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS PERFORMANCES AND APPEARANCES

    December 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 x PERFORMERS: CLAY AIKEN The runner-up of the second season of the Fox competition "American Idol," is a finalist in best selling single of the year category ("This is the Night"/"Bridge Over Troubled Water"). Although ...

  21. Try This

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 In a time of cookie-cutter wannabes, Pink happily redefines what it means to be a pop artist. In a time of cookie-cutter wannabes, Pink happily redefines what it means to be a pop artist. By bucking convention on her second album, "Missundaztoo ...

  22. Color Pink In Hues Of Punk

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After raising eyebrows with her last album, Pink makes it even clearer with her new disc that fans should expect the unexpected. Her third album, "Try This," finds the singer again ignoring th ...

  23. Hot Product

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pink 'Try,' Try Again After raising eyebrows with her previous album, Pink makes it even clearer with her new disc that fans should expect the unexpected. "Try This," due this week from Arista, finds the singer again ignoring the ...

  24. Beyonce's 'Baby' Stays Strong On Charts

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Beyonce Knowles' "Baby Boy" featuring Sean Paul cruises to a third week in a row at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and a fourth on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks chart. The next three sp Beyonce Knowles' "Baby ...

  25. Pink Gives New Album A 'Try'

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Party diva Pink will on Nov. 11 release her third Arista album, "Try This." The set, which features a number of songs co-written with Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong, is the follow-up to her breakthroug Party diva Pink will on Nov. 11 releas ...

  26. Indestructible

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Those who saw Rancid's ska-spiced 1995 set "And Out Come the Wolves" for what it was/is—a downright pop/ punk masterpiece—are going to love this album. Those who saw Rancid's ska-spiced 1995 set "And Out Come the Wolves" ...

  27. Rancid Takes 'Indestructible' To Warner Bros.

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Details have emerged on Rancid's deal with Warner Bros. Details have emerged on Rancid's deal with Warner Bros. As previously reported , the veteran punk act has left its long-time home of Hellcat/Epitaph Records for the release of its for ...

  28. Rancid Hops To Warner Bros.

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran punk outfit Rancid will jump to Warner Bros. Records for its sixth studio album. Veteran punk outfit Rancid will jump to Warner Bros. Records for its sixth studio album and first since their self-titled 2000 release. "This is true," ...

  29. Punks Prevail In 'Live Freaky! Die Freaky!'

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Members of Green Day, Rancid, X, Blink 182, A.F.I., and more lend their voices and likeness to the forthcoming animated/puppetry film "Live Freaky! Die Freaky!" The Hellcat Pictures film was written a Members of Green Day, Rancid, X, Blink ...

  30. Blink 182 Eyes Summer Release For New Album

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Pop/punk trio Blink 182 will write and record its next MCA studio album over the next five months in a rented San Diego house. Working again with producer Jerry Finn on the follow-up to 2001's "Take o Pop/punk trio Blink 182 will write and ...

  31. Box Car Racer, The Used Hit The Road

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blink-182 side band Box Car Racer will team with Utah-based rock outfit the Used for a fall North American tour, due to kick off Oct. 25 in Dallas and run through Nov. 26 in Las Vegas. Blink-182 side band Box Car Racer will team with Utah-based rock ...

  32. Rollins Supports Jailed Trio With 'Rise Above'

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Henry Rollins has organized a 24-track benefit album for the West Memphis Three, a trio Tennessee youths incarcerated for a 1993 triple murder. They continue to proclaim their innocence and have built Henry Rollins has organized a 24-track benefit a ...

  33. Rancid/Blink 182 Chums Gets Transplanted

    June 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Punk outfit the Transplants, the brainchild of Rancid's Tim Armstrong, has lined up a string of California tour dates to preview its forthcoming Epitaph/Hellcat album. The group -- featuring Armstrong Punk outfit the Transplants, the brainchild ...

  34. Rancid, Strummer 'Give 'Em The Boot'

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tracks from Rancid, Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, Dropick Murphys, Agnostic Front, and others will be featured on the third volume of Hellcat's budged-priced punk and ska compilation series, "Give Tracks from Rancid, Joe Strummer and th ...

  35. Strummer Readies New Album With Mescaleros

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ex-Clash leader Joe Strummer will release the follow-up to 1999's "Rock Art and the X-Ray Style" July 24 via Hellcat Records, an offshoot of Epitaph run by Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong. It's Strummer Ex-Clash leader Joe Strummer ...

  36. Rancid Frontman Takes Charge For DVD

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Southern California punks Rancid will release a DVD sometime before the end of the year, according to a source at Epitaph Records. Details are still being worked out, but footage shot by frontman Tim Southern California punks Rancid will release a D ...

  37. Rancid Members Ready Album, Tour With Side Project

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Rancid principals Lars Frederiksen and Tim Armstrong have put the finishing touches on "Lars Frederiksen And The Bastards," an album the duo wrote and recorded together last September. It's set for a Rancid principals Lars Frederiksen ...