1. Arcade Fire Teases ‘We Exist’ Video, Featuring Andrew Garfield In Drag at Coachella: Watch

    May 03, 2014 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Arcade Fire has released a teaser for the video of its next single, “We Exist,” which features “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” star Andrew Garfield in drag at the recent Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Coachella 2014: Arcade Fire Set Features ...

  2. Coachella 2014: Arcade Fire Set Features 'Daft Punk' Surprise

    April 21, 2014 2:49 AM EDT Two robots in white join the night three headliners for the song "Get Lucky." Also: Beck makes an appearance. Coachella 2014 has featured a slew of unannounced guests over its two-weekend bow, but perhaps the biggest surprise of all came ...

  3. Arcade Fire Covers Prince’s ‘Controversy’: Listen

    March 10, 2014 2:22 AM EDT It’s just two dates in, but Arcade Fire’s current U.S. “Reflektor” tour is shaping as a real coverpalooza. The Canadian alternative rockers dished-out some homegrown greatness for their Saturday date in Minneapolis, where they performed a cover of ...

  4. Backbeat: Arcade Fire, Oscar Music Noms Avoid the Great LA Deluge at Society of Composers Party

    March 02, 2014 12:48 PM EST Related Articles Alexandre Desplat, John Williams, Will Butler and Owen Pallett, More Deliver at First-Ever Oscar Concert Arcade Fire's Will Butler on Co-Writing Best Score Oscar Nominee 'Her,' The 'Intimidating' Sex Scene ...

  5. Arcade Fire's Butler Brothers Discuss Journey from Houston to Haiti & 'Her'

    February 27, 2014 2:08 AM EST 0 0 0 Win and Will Butler of Arcade Fire aren't your average brothers. Sure, they spent their youngest years at odds, as brothers will. But early on they discovered something that would inform the rest of their lives as creative partners at the heart ...

  6. Pearl Jam, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler ‘Rockin’ the Big Day Out: Watch

    February 05, 2014 12:31 AM EST 8 1 1 Pearl Jam and Arcade Fire’s Win Butler have come together to bring the house down on Australia’s 2014 Big Day Out tour with a performance of “Rockin’ in the Free World”. Vedder, Butler and co. on Sunday gave a fitting rendition of Neil Young’s rock ...

  7. Arcade Fire's 'Reflektor': A Timeline to No. 1

    November 06, 2013 4:10 PM EST The road to "Reflektor," Arcade Fire's fourth album, began when The Suburbs won the Grammy award for album of the year on February 13, 2011. Since that day, the buzz has barely let up on the Montreal-based band, culminating in the ...

  8. Arcade Fire Pays Tribute to Haiti on 'Reflektor'

    October 25, 2013 4:48 AM EDT A traditional Haitian rara band loudly snaked through the crowd, its insistent drums and horns drawing the members of Arcade Fire to a small outdoor stage. The Canadian musicians thanked the members of Rara Lakay in a smattering of Haitian Creole, ...

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  10. Arcade Fire Premieres New 'Hunger Games' Song: Listen to 'Abraham's Daughter'

    March 02, 2012 11:45 AM EST 0 0 0 The spring's most epic film -- "The Hunger Games" -- now has an equally epic closing-credits track from Grammy-winning indie rockers Arcade Fire , titled "Abraham's Daughter." Listen below. "Abraham's Daughter ...

  11. Billboard Bits: Sly Stone Homeless, Melissa Etheridge Caught in Custody Battle

    September 26, 2011 5:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Psychedelic Legend Sly Stone Revealed To Be Homeless Sly Stone, ringleader of rock-funk fusion act Sly and the Family Stone is reportedly homeless, living out of a van pa ...

  12. Austin City Limits 2011: 11 Things Seen & Heard Sunday

    September 19, 2011 2:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 Two heat-filled days and tens of bands later, Austin City Limits attendees appeared both spent and ready for another round of rain by the time Sunday (Sept. 18) rolled around. Most roughed it out in pursuit of Arcade Fire, who did not disappoint the ...

  13. Backbeat: Arcade Fire Dazzle With 'Austin City Limits' Taping -- Throw Mic to Our Fearless Correspondent

    September 18, 2011 5:07 PM EDT (Photo: Jillian Mapes) While ACL festgoers and industry figures alike flocked to Zilker Park for a glimpse of Stevie Wonder, Billboard correspondent Jillian Mapes snuck away to the Moody Theater in the W Hotel to watch Arcade Fire's "Aus ...

  14. Austin City Limits 2011: 15 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    September 18, 2011 2:18 PM EDT 0 0 0 Though Day 2 brought humidity and a veritable downpour to the Austin City Limits festival, a sold-out crowd didn't seem to mind at all, donning ponchos and the sheets they brought as picnic blankets to shield themselves and listen on. Billboard ...

  15. Outside Lands Festival 2011: 18 Things Seen & Heard

    August 15, 2011 12:31 PM EDT 0 0 0 Now in its fourth year, San Francisco's Outside Lands festival serves the dual purpose of providing vibrant Bay Area city with a response to Indio's white-hot Coachella, and giving the city an annual Golden Gate Park event recalling the by ...

  16. Bonnaroo 2011: 10 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    June 11, 2011 10:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 Bonnaroo 2011 kicked into high gear on Friday (June 10) with a full day of performances on the hot and dusty Manchester, Tenn. grounds. Sixty-five diverse artists, ranging from indie-rock darlings ( Arcade Fire , the Decemberists ) to hip-hop heavyw ...

  17. Explosions in the Sky Play B-Ball with Arcade Fire, Release 'Take Care' Album

    April 22, 2011 1:56 PM EDT 0 0 0 Austin. Early last year. Explosions in the Sky guitarist Munaf Rayani got a phone call from a 6-foot-4-inch basketball enthusiast asking, "Do you have time for a pickup game?" The caller didn't know who Rayani was, but he'd heard ...

  18. Coachella 2011: 10 Things Seen & Heard Saturday

    April 17, 2011 12:27 PM EDT 0 0 0 There's so much happening on Coachella's five stages (not to mention behind the scenes), that it's impossible to catch everything that goes on around the festival grounds. Here's 10 things we witnessed on Saturday (April 16) that ...

  19. Arcade Fire, Justin Bieber Win Big at Canada's Juno Awards

    March 28, 2011 12:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected after their Grammy win and banner year, Arcade Fire took home the most Juno Awards in Toronto over the weekend, in part of a 40th anniversary celebration of the Canadian awards show that included Shania Twain , Neil Young and many others ...

  20. Arcade Fire's Spike Jonze-Directed Short Film Premieres in Berlin

    February 17, 2011 9:07 AM EST 0 0 0 The decline of the music video in modern times was the impetus for Arcade Fire's Spike Jonze-directed short film "Scenes from the Suburbs," appearing in the shorts section of the Berlin Film Festival. The band, which is coming off a G ...

  21. Arcade Fire-Spike Jonze Short Film Influenced by Sci-Fi, Terry Gilliam (Berlin)

    February 16, 2011 6:15 PM EST BERLIN -- The decline of the music video in modern times was the impetus for Arcade Fire's Spike Jonze-directed short film "Scenes from the Suburbs," appearing in the shorts section of the Berlin Film Festival. The band, which is co ...

  22. Arcade Fire, Mumford & Sons, Tinie Tempah Win Big at Brit Awards

    February 15, 2011 6:07 PM EST 0 0 0 Dapper London lads Plan B and Tinie Tempah were popular local winners at the Brit music awards Tuesday, while Arcade Fire followed their surprise Grammys victory with two prizes at the British ceremony. Tempah, a 22-year-old product of London's ...

  23. Grammys 2011: 15 Things You Didn't See on TV

    February 14, 2011 1:50 AM EST 0 0 0 Not all of the excitement at the 2011 Grammy Awards happened on the stage. Here's 15 memorable moments that you didn't see on TV. 1. Arcade Fire was in quite the celebratory mood over its Album of the Year win for "The Suburbs." ...

  24. Arcade Fire, Lady Antebellum Big Winners at 2011 Grammys

    February 14, 2011 12:45 AM EST 0 0 0 The 2011 Grammys ended with a major shocker, as Canadian indie rockers Arcade Fire beat out platinum pop stars Eminem , Lady Gaga and Katy Perry for the night's big award, Album of the Year, for "The Suburbs." The seven-member ensembl ...

  25. Arcade Fire Play Pre-Grammys Secret Show in Los Angeles

    February 12, 2011 10:24 PM EST 0 0 0 A rcade Fire are about to showcase their passionate indie-rock to millions of viewers when they rock the stage at the Grammy awards -- where their third album, "The Suburbs," is up for Album of the Year -- on Sunday night (Feb.13). Before ...

  26. Arcade Fire Dances Away Evil on 'SNL'

    November 15, 2010 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 A rcade Fire has a track record for taking a political stand, campaigning for President Obama in 2008 and continually donating to the worldwide health care foundation Partners in Health. But this past weekend on "Saturday Night Live," the ...

  27. Arcade Fire Covers Jay Reatard's 'Oh It's Such A Shame'

    August 03, 2010 6:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Before last night (Aug. 2), no one would put Canadian indie favorites Arcade Fire and pop-punk Memphis rocker Jay Reatard in the same sentence. The former put the combination at the tip of everyone's tongues when they covered Reatard's &qu ...

  28. Arcade Fire: The Billboard Cover Story

    July 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "It was such a blessing to really be able to achieve what we wanted to achieve and to be able to pay for it ourselves and do it ourselves," Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler says, as the rollout for the band's third album, "The Sub ...

  29. Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem / Sept. 28, 2007 / Kansas City, MO (Starlight Theater)

    October 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 If their stage show is any indication, it must be fun to be a member of Arcade Fire. The Canadian group has long been known for their mind-blowing live shows, but it's difficult to pinpoint exactly wh If their stage show is any indication, it m ...

  30. Arcade Fire, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah Shine At ACL Fest

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The heat showed no signs of breaking at Austin's Zilker Park yesterday (Sep. 15), as the Arcade Fire, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and Arctic Monkeys churned out fiery sets to massive crowds at the sixth The heat showed no signs of breaking at Aust ...

  31. Chili Peppers, Arcade Fire Heat Up Coachella Day Two

    April 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 On a day when the mercury soared past 100 degrees, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, the Arcade Fire and Kings Of Leon provided extra heat at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. T On a day when the mercury soared past 100 degree ...

  32. 'Bible' Study

    February 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new and exciting places on its slavishly anticipated new album, "Neon Bible," due this week via Merge. The 11-track set was primarily recorded in a church outside the The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new ...

  33. Arcade Fire Kicks Off Run In Snowy New York

    February 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Arcade Fire kicked off a five-show run at Judson Memorial Church on a snowy evening in New York last night (Feb. 13), performing nine of the 11 tracks from its highly anticipated sophomore album, The Arcade Fire kicked off a five-show run at Jud ...

  34. The Arcade Fire Aims High On 'Neon Bible'

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new and exciting places on its slavishly anticipated new album, "Neon Bible," which, as previously reported, is due March 6 via Merge. The 11-track set was primarily The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new a ...

  35. Arcade Fire Raising The Roof At NYC Church

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Arcade Fire will play a Feb. 13-17 stand at Judson Memorial Church near New York's Washington Square in advance of the March release of its next Merge album, "Neon Bible." Tickets go on sale Jan. The Arcade Fire will play a Feb. 1 ...

  36. New Arcade Fire Song Hits Net, Answering Machine

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Arcade Fire has unveiled "Intervention," the first track from its hotly anticipated new album, "Neon Bible," via a pre-recorded telephone message accessible by calling 866-636-6242, extension 7777 The Arcade Fire has unveiled ...

  37. The Arcade Fire Exploring 'New Sounds' In Studio

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Canadian rock outfit the Arcade Fire has 15 songs recorded for the follow-up to its 2004 breakthrough, "Funeral," according to a post from Win Butler on the band's Web site. Canadian rock outfit the Arcade Fire has 15 songs recorded f ...