1. Guns N' Roses Could Have New Music In 2015, Guitarist Says At Golden Gods Awards

    April 24, 2014 9:54 PM EDT 4 3 1 A new album would be GNR's first release since 2008's long-awaited "Chinese Democracy" Guns N' Roses fans might not have to wait another 15 years between new album releases. GNR guitarist Richard Fortus told the Associated P ...

  2. Duff McKagan Reuniting With Guns N' Roses to 'Help Axl Out,' Says Tommy Stinson

    April 01, 2014 4:45 PM EDT 2.175 k 406 11 GNR's former bassist is filling in on bass for five shows while Stinson tours with The Replacements. "I'm like, 'Thanks dude, for covering my ass on this one'" Re-joining Guns N' Roses for five shows in So ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. Album Reviews: Nas, Soul Asylum, JEFF the Brotherhood, Matisyahu

    July 19, 2012 5:55 PM EDT HIP-HOP NAS Life Is Good Producers: various Def Jam Release Date: July 17 Nas has admitted that the frilly green dress draped over his right knee on the cover of "Life Is Good" is the gown ex-wife Kelis wore at their wedding in 2005. It& ...

  8. Axl Rose Writes Letter To Rock Hall, Says He's Not Attending Induction

    April 11, 2012 6:03 PM EDT Fed up with "reunion lies" and looking to avoid awkward situations with ex-bandmates, Axl Rose has decided to not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Guns N' Roses this Saturday (Apr. 14), and has asked to ha ...

  9. Axl Rose Not Attending Guns N' Roses' Rock Hall Induction

    April 11, 2012 5:55 PM EDT 0 0 0 GN'R Singer Pens Open Letter To Explain 'Personal' Decision Fed up with "reunion lies" and looking to avoid awkward situations with ex-bandmates, Axl Rose has decided to not attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ce ...

  10. Andy Hull - Interview - SXSW 2012

    Andy Hull - Interview - SXSW 2012

    March 22, 2012 2:14 PM EDT 0 0 0 Andy Hull - Interview - SXSW 2012 interview , zoroaster , max on the street , Washed Out , Tommy Stinson , SXSW , andy hull , El-P , DInosaur Jr , Killer Mike Videos Andy Hull Dinosaur Jr El-P Interview Killer Mike Tommy Stinson Tommy Stinson Washed ...

  11. Tommy Stinson - Interview - SXSW 2012

    Tommy Stinson - Interview - SXSW 2012

    March 22, 2012 1:34 PM EDT 0 0 0 Tommy Stinson - Interview - SXSW 2012 interview , zoroaster , max on the street , Washed Out , Tommy Stinson , SXSW , El-P , DInosaur Jr , Killer Mike , Tommy Stinson Videos Tommy Stinson Dinosaur Jr El-P Interview Killer Mike Tommy Stinson Washed O ...

  12. SXSW Adds Lana Del Rey, A$AP Rocky, Best Coast, Dozens More to Lineup

    January 17, 2012 2:39 PM EST The South By Southwest lineup increased tenfold this week, as roughly 100 new acts were added to the conference's showcase roster. Bruce Springsteen to be Keynote Speaker @ SXSW 2012 Now joining previously-announced artists Cloud Nothings, Ag ...

  13. SXSW Adds Lana Del Rey, Of Montreal, Danny Brown, Best Coast, Dozens More to Lineup

    January 17, 2012 12:25 PM EST 0 0 0 The South By Southwest lineup increased ten-fold this week, as dozens of musicians were added to the conference's showcase roster. Bruce Springsteen to be SXSW 2012 Keynote Speaker Now joining previously-announced artists Cloud Nothings, Agains ...

  14. Guns N' Roses Plot First U.S. Tour in 5 Years

    September 21, 2011 11:33 AM EDT 0 0 0 Veteran rockers Guns N' Roses are heading back on the road for their first major U.S. tour in 5 years, the band announced on Wednesday. The Axl Rose-fronted group will play more than 30 concerts, starting Oct. 28 at Orlando's Amway Center ...

  15. Soul Asylum Recording First New Album in 5 Years

    July 02, 2011 11:57 AM EDT 0 0 0 Dave Pirner and the rest of Soul Asylum are moving "full speed ahead" on a new album, which will be the group's first of fresh material since "The Silver Lining" in 2006. Pirner tells Billboard.com that he and the current in ...

  16. Guns N' Roses 'Vigorously Contests' Lawsuit

    October 07, 2009 8:34 AM EDT 0 0 0 Guns N' Roses manager Irving Azoff has said the band "vigorously contests" claims that it used portions of two songs by a German musician on their last album "Chinese Democracy." Guns N' Roses and Interscope-Geffen A&am ...

  17. Guns N' Roses Sued For Copying Songs

    October 06, 2009 8:59 AM EDT 0 0 0 Two independent record labels sued U.S. rock band Guns N' Roses for $1 million, claiming the group used portions of two songs by a German musician on their last album "Chinese Democracy." Guns N' Roses and Universal Music Group&# ...

  18. Reissues May Mark Replacements' Final Chapter

    February 20, 2009 12:05 PM EST 0 0 0 Despite the collective will of fans waiting with bated breath for a reunion, the book on the Replacements has likely closed with Rhino's recent round of deluxe reissues, according to former bassist Tommy Stinson. Stinson tells Billboard that on ...

  19. The Billboard Q&A: Axl Rose

    February 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 It's been nine years since Axl Rose gave a substantial print interview. For all that time and more, he's been working on the album "Chinese Democracy," which finally arrived in late November. It was an arduous process, to say the ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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. ...

  22. Replacements Drummer Steve Foley Dies

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Steve Foley, who played drums with the Replacements at the tail end of their career, died last weekend in Minneapolis. He was 49. According to local media reports, Foley died after accidentally overdosing on prescription medication. The 1990 selec ...

  23. 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 ...

  24. 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, ...

  25. 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? ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. New Jersey Company Sues Guns N' Roses

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A New Jersey company claims Guns N' Roses owes it $107,000, plus interest, for handling gear and other services during the band's 2006 tour. A New Jersey company claims Guns N' Roses owes it $107,000, plus interest, for handling gear ...

  28. GNR Scraps South Africa Shows Due To Injury

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 South Africa's biggest outdoor rock event of 2007 has been left without a major headlining act after Guns N' Roses pulled out of My Coke Fest due to an injury suffered by bassist Tommy Stinson. The gr South Africa's biggest outdoor ro ...

  29. GNR Cancels South Africa Concerts

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT South Africa's biggest outdoor rock event of 2007 has been left without a major headlining act after Guns N' Roses pulled out of My Coke Fest. The group's planned appearances in Johannesburg on April 27 and Cape Town on May 1 were b ...

  30. 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 ...

  31. Guns N' Roses / Oct. 31, 2006 / Jacksonville, Fla. (Veterans Memorial Arena)

    November 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Even on a sticky Halloween night in Florida, with much of the crowd in costume and spooky holiday decor swinging from the rafters, nothing could quite out-weird the main spectacle: watching 1/8th of G Even on a sticky Halloween night in Florida, wit ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. 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 ...

  34. '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, ...

  35. Soul Asylum Readies First Album In Eight Years

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Soul Asylum will release its long-awaited new studio album this summer, the band's first in nearly eight years. Soul Asylum will release its long-awaited new studio album this summer, the band's first in nearly eight years. "The Silve ...

  36. 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 ...

  37. 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 ...

  38. Hot Product

    July 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The 16th volume in the "Now That's What I Call Music!" compilation series (UTV), featuring tracks from OutKast, Britney Spears and Gretchen Wilson. The Nonesuch deb ...

  39. Tommy Stinson Signs With Sanctuary

    January 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tommy Stinson's debut solo album will see the light of day later this year via Sanctuary Records, according to a note from the artist posted today (Jan. 15) on his official Web site. "It will come out Tommy Stinson's debut solo albu ...

  40. Stinson Sets Solo Dates With The Figgs

    July 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The tour kicks off Aug. 24 in Albany, N.Y., with intimate clubs as the setting for the entire run. As expected , Tommy Stinson will hit road next month for a U.S. club tour with the Figgs. The tour kicks off Aug. 24 in Albany, N.Y., with intimate cl ...

  41. Stinson Swims In Solo Waters

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On a break from his gig as Guns N' Roses bassist, Tommy Stinson is stepping out on his own. He's playing Thursday (June 12) at Largo in Los Angeles, July 1 at the Mercury Lounge in New York, and will On a break from his gig as Guns N' ...

  42. Guns N' Roses Bloom For Fall Tour

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As first tipped here last month, Guns N' Roses has begun announcing dates for its first comprehensive North American tour since 1993. So far, 26 shows are confirmed, beginning Nov. 7 in Vancouver. As first tipped here last month, Guns N' R ...

  43. Billboard Bits: G'N'R, 'Celeb Boot Camp,' & More

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Guns N' Roses, Papa Roach, 'Celeb Boot Camp,' & More Guns N' Roses will begin a 40-plus date North American arena tour in late October in the Northeastern U.S., according to sources. This will be the band's first ...

  44. Replacements Reissues Finally On The Way

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After a series of delays, the first four albums by Minneapolis rock legends the Replacements will finally be reissued Sept. 3 through Restless Records and Rykodisc. After a series of delays, the first four albums by Minneapolis rock legends the Repl ...

  45. Stereo/Mono

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 In prioritizing the contents of this two-disc set (priced as a single CD), former Replacements leader Paul Westerberg has it backward. In prioritizing the contents of this two-disc set (priced as a single CD), former Replacements leader Paul Westerb ...

  46. Guns N' Roses Returning To Vegas

    December 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Guns N' Roses will resurface at the end of the month for two year-end shows at Las Vegas' Hard Rock Cafe, where the group played a show on New Year's Eve 2000. The mishap-beset group, which ... Guns N' Roses will resurface at the ...

  47. Whiskeytown On Lost Highway

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins to describe the two-year delay in the release of the alt-country band's third full-length album, "Pneumonia. "It was like waiting in a really "Ugh," Whiskey ...

  48. Whiskeytown On Lost Highway

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins to describe the two-year delay in the release of the alt-country band's third full-length album, "Pneumonia. "It was like waiting in a really long "Ugh," Wh ...