1. Kate Nash, Half Moon Run and Blondfire to Rock Billboard Party in Chicago

    July 24, 2013 9:58 AM EDT Billboard will bring the party ahead of next month's Lollapalooza festival in the Windy City. The free Billboard Pre Party, presented by Cotton, is set for Aug. 1 at Chicago's Double Door, and will feature performances from British sin ...

  2. Glassnote Entertainment Expands With London Office

    July 24, 2013 1:53 AM EDT Glassnote Entertainment Group, the label that's home to Phoenix and Mumford & Sons, is expanding its operations by opening an office in London to serve as its U.K. and Europe headquarters. Sam Rumney, producer of the highly influential ...

  3. Frank Ocean Performs Three New Songs: Watch

    June 26, 2013 1:05 AM EDT Frank Ocean is apparently swimming with new tunes. The singer-songwriter has premiered three songs during his concert Tuesday night at BMW Welt in Munich, Germany. Fans on the scene have uploaded the tracks, the first of which can be streamed b ...

  4. Frank Ocean is '10, 11 Songs' Into New Album

    February 20, 2013 4:17 PM EST 'It's another cohesive thing, bordering on a concept record again,' the singer-songwriter says. After taking home two Grammys more than a week ago (Sunday, Feb. 10), Frank Ocean revealed more details of his upcoming sophomore album ...

  5. Backbeat: Skrillex on Kill the Noise, Justice on New Record, Gary Richards Face Paints at HARD's Day of The Dead LA Fest

    November 06, 2012 2:22 PM EST Day of the EDM Dead: Some 35,000 fans turned out for Hard's Day of the Dead music fest in L.A. (Photo: Nicole Pajer) Thirty-five thousand electronic dance music fans made their way to the Los Angeles State Historic Park on Saturday (Nov. 3) f ...

  6. The Killers' Flowers: 'Runaways' Is 'A Great Starting Point' for Album

    July 22, 2012 11:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 ''I had a good feeling about it," Killers frontman Brandon Flowers says about "Runaways," the anthemic new single from the Las Vegas rock group. The soaring number, which heralds "Battle Born," the band's firs ...

  7. The Killers Come Back

    July 19, 2012 6:25 PM EDT ''Ihad a good feeling about it," Killers frontman Brandon Flowers says about "Runaways," the anthemic new single from the Las Vegas rock group. The soaring number, which heralds "Battle Born," the band's fir ...

  8. Linkin Park Use New Marketing Techniques to Connect with Fans

    June 13, 2012 5:10 PM EDT A 38-second video posted May 26 on YouTube features Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda congratulating the winner of a scavenger hunt that included clues on five continents, lasted 16 days and concluded at BBC Radio 1 during Zane Lowe's show. Whe ...

  9. M.I.A. Confirms Super Bowl Appearance

    January 30, 2012 8:53 PM EST 0 0 0 M.I.A. will join Madonna and Nicki Minaj at the Super Bowl halftime show, the musician confirmed to the BBC's Zane Lowe. "Yes, I'm going to the Super Bowl… I'm gonna be performing with Madonna and Nicki Minaj... If you're go ...

  10. The Killers to Release Album This Year

    January 05, 2012 9:45 AM EST 0 0 0 It's been a few years since The Killers released "Day & Age," but frontman Brandon Flowers confirmed that a new album will be released this year. In an interview with BBC Radio 1's Zane Lowe, the 30-year-old singer revealed t ...

  11. Sleigh Bells Issue New Track, 'Born To Lose': Listen

    December 15, 2011 5:15 PM EST 0 0 0 Sleigh Bells , the Brooklyn noise-pop duo that broke out in 2010 with debut album "Treats," is getting ready for a busy 2012 that will see the release of their sophomore disc, "Reign of Terror." The crackling first track issued f ...

  12. Frank Ocean Talks New Album; Says No to Kanye West Collabo

    November 14, 2011 6:25 PM EST 0 0 0 After cancelling his NYC show due to illness, Frank Ocean trekked abroad for his first UK show where he performed new songs from his untitled sophomore effort. Ocean stopped by BBC 1xtra after his praised performance on Fri (Nov. 11) to talk about h ...

  13. Foo Fighters Return, Dave Grohl Recruits Krist Novoselic

    October 27, 2010 2:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 The Foo Fighters will release a new album next year that features special help from singer Dave Grohl's old Nirvana bandmate, bassist Krist Novoselic, the frontman revealed to BBC Radio 1 . The as-yet-untitled set, which would be the group' ...

  14. Breaking & Entering: Hockey

    October 28, 2009 1:35 PM EDT 0 0 0 When asked to describe the direction of their upcoming debut album, Hockey vocalist Benjamin Grubin almost instantaneously replies, "Dance-Soul-Dirty." Sitting next to Grubin in a dingy changing room at Mercury Lounge in the Lower East Sid ...

  15. Eminem Goes Deep With Dr. Dre On New Album

    October 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Eminem says his comeback album will have a "lot of material" after five months of solid work on the record with Dr. Dre. As previously reported, the set is titled "Relapse" and is expected before the Eminem says his comeback albu ...

  16. Billboard Bits: Beck, Liz Phair, Bonnaroo

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The first fruit of Beck's work with producer Danger Mouse has hit the Web. The first fruit of Beck's work with producer Danger Mouse has hit the Web. "Chemtrails" was premiered today on BBC Radio 1 by DJ Zane Lowe and is now stre ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. Homme Comes Clean On Oliveri Firing

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Josh Homme has revealed for the first time why he fired longtime friend Nick Oliveri from Queens Of The Stone Age in 2004. Josh Homme has revealed for the first time why he fired longtime friend Nick Oliveri from Queens Of The Stone Age in 2004. Spe ...