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  1. Blink-182's PR Debacle: Publicity Vets' Advice for the Battling Band

    February 06, 2015 11:00 AM EST With all the subtlety of a squawking married couple, Blink-182 aired its dirty laundry on Jan. 26. In spectacularly public fashion, singer-guitarist Tom DeLonge announced he was leaving the band indefinitely , after which bandmates Mark Hoppus (vo ...

  2. Blink-182's Mark Hoppus Talks Piracy, Pros and Cons of Digital at MIDEM

    January 29, 2013 1:34 PM EST Always play your hits live. Make music you love. Drive beats talent. And it's ok to blow money if it means you don't compromise your art. Those are just some of the life lessons learned and shared by Blink-182 bass player Mark Hoppus ...

  3. Album Reviews: Owl City, Imagine Dragons & more

    August 24, 2012 8:00 AM EDT IMAGINE DRAGONS Night Visions Producers: Alex Da Kid, Imagine Dragons KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Release Date: Sept. 4 Though he hasn't yet reached the level of Dr. Luke and RedOne, English songwriter/producer Alex Da Kid has helmed enough hit s ...

  4. Backbeat: Deer Tick Curates Newport Folk Festival After-Parties With ATO, Partisan Execs And Jackson Browne

    July 30, 2012 2:10 PM EDT (L-R): Deer Tick guitarist Ian O'Neill, drummer Dennis Ryan, frontman John Macaulay, keyboardist Robbie Cowell, and bassist Chris Ryan try to relax after a job (or three) well done. (Photo: Harley Oliver Brown) The guys in Deer Tick might be ...

  5. Radiohead Sidesteps Secondary Ticket Market, Partners With Fan-to-Fan Ticket Trust for U.K. Tour

    February 29, 2012 7:00 PM EST Radiohead is looking to sidestep the thriving secondary ticketing market by partnering with the fan-to-fan orientated Ticket Trust for its forthcoming U.K. tour. The Ticket Trust was established in 2011 by the U.K. Association of Independent Festi ...

  6. Billboard Power 100: Paul Rosenberg

    January 26, 2012 9:59 PM EST No. 62 Paul Rosenberg Co-Founder/CEO Shady Records/Goliath Artists Management Twitter: @Bunyan71 Big-Shot Caller... Even without his high-powered partners, clients, friends and business interests, the 6-and-a-half-foot tall Paul Rosenberg would be ...

  7. Web Trends: Johnny Otis, 'Godfather of R&B,' Dies at 90

    January 19, 2012 4:40 PM EST Google Trends: 10. Travis Barker - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker threatens legal action over leaked nude photographs 12. Merle Haggard - Country singer Merle Haggard is hospitalized with pneumonia and had to cannel the rest of his tour dates. 14 ...

  8. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blink-182, Staind: Alt-Rock Vets Return To the Charts

    July 22, 2011 2:57 PM EDT Three of the most accomplished bands in the almost 23-year history of Billboard's Alternative Songs chart storm the survey with first singles from long-awaited forthcoming albums. Red Hot Chili Peppers bow at No. 24 with "The Adventures ...

  9. The Black Keys, Deadmau5, Cee Lo Green Lead Virgin Mobile FreeFest Bill

    July 11, 2011 12:08 AM EDT The Black Keys, Deadmau5, Cee Lo Green, TV on the Radio, Patti Smith, Empire of the Sun, and Cut Copy are among the acts booked for the third annual Virgin Mobile FreeFest, a free music festival set for Sept. 10 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion i ...

  10. Blink-182, My Chemical Romance Lead 2011 Honda Civic Tour

    May 23, 2011 8:00 PM EDT Blink-182 and My Chemical Romance will lead the lineup of the 10th annual Honda Civic Tour, which is scheduled to visit North American amphitheaters this summer/fall. Support acts on the 40-plus-date trek include Manchester Orchestra, Rancid and M ...

  11. Britney Spears, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Many More Light Up 2011 Billboard Music Awards

    May 23, 2011 12:40 AM EDT From Britney Spears delivering a pair of unexpected performances, to pop stars like Justin Bieber and Rihanna taking home trophies, to Beyonce receiving the Billboard Millennium Award after a show-stopping number, the 2011 Billboard Music Awards w ...

  12. Gwen Stefani, Snoop, Fleet Foxes, Squarepusher: Artists of All Stripes Offer Support to Japan

    March 25, 2011 3:48 PM EDT Gwen Stefani certainly showed the depth of her generosity by pledging $1 million to Save the Children's Japan Earthquake-Tsunami Children in Emergency Fund earlier this week -- "The disaster in Japan is beyond heartbreaking and I want to ...

  13. Rise Against Debuts At No. 2, Adele's '21' Returns To No. 1 On Billboard 200

    March 23, 2011 11:00 AM EDT Adele's "21" returns to the top slot (2-1) on the Billboard 200 for a third nonconsecutive week, selling 98,000 (down 26%), according to Nielsen SoundScan. She bumps last week's champ, Lupe Fiasco's "Lasers," dow ...

  14. Guitar Center Announces 'Your Next Record With Travis Barker' Contest

    March 03, 2011 10:25 AM EST Following successful campaigns with Slash and Keith Urban, Guitar Center is teaming up with Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker for its next installment of "Your Next Record With." The contest allows unsigned artists a chance to perform with ...

  15. Lil Wayne Announces 'I Am Music II' Tour Dates

    January 24, 2011 12:00 AM EST Nearly three months after being released from prison, Lil Wayne today (Jan. 24) announced an I Am Music II spring tour, a 24-date trek across North America that kicks off Mar. 18 in Buffalo, N.Y., and wraps May 1 in East Rutherford, N.J., with a h ...

  16. DJ AM's Estate Settles Plane Crash Lawsuit

    January 14, 2010 12:00 AM EST Court filings show DJ AM's estate has settled a lawsuit filed over a South Carolina plane crash that killed four and left the celebrity disc jockey seriously injured. DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, died in August in New York of an ...

  17. Will.i.am, Tim McGraw Among Artists Tapped For Gillette Campaign

    January 11, 2010 12:00 AM EST Black Eyed Peas’ will.i.am, Tim McGraw, Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 and the All-American Rejects will be featured in the upcoming Gillette Uncut campaign which will include a series of digital documentary short films on the artists. The Gillette Uncu ...

  18. Blink 182 Cancels N.Y. Show After DJ AM's Death

    September 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pop-punk band Blink-182 has pulled out of its show in Saratoga Springs, New York, saying band members were grieving the death of their friend, celebrity disc jockey Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein. A statement released by the band said Weezer, Ta ...

  19. Top Producers Spin Unique Tributes On 'Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite'

    August 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As a tribute to Michael Jackson and his early work, Universal Motown Records has tapped an all-star group of producers to put a new spin on the late pop star's catalog. "Michael Jackson: The Remix Suite" features 25 remixes of Jacks ...

  20. Live Nation To Rollout 'No Service Fee' Promotion

    June 01, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation will eliminate service fees on more than five million lawn tickets and hundreds of concerts for its amphitheaters in a one-day promotion June 3. The 24-hour sales event is being billed as the biggest ticket promotion ever, which would ...

  21. Blink-182 Announces Nearly 50-Date Summer Tour

    May 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT If it hadn't been for drummer Travis Barker's near-fatal airplane crash last year, Blink-182 might not be touring this summer. But after a five-year hiatus, Blink-182 members Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Tom DeLonge will embark on a ne ...

  22. Travis Barker, DJ AM To Perform Again

    December 01, 2008 12:00 AM EST Travis Barker and celebrity disc jockey DJ AM will perform together for the first time since the duo survived a fiery plane crash in South Carolina. The former Blink-182 drummer and DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, will headline New Year& ...

  23. Ting Tings Prepares For 'Carefree' Sophomore Set

    September 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rising U.K. alternative act The Ting Tings will begin recording its second album in February next year, Billboard.biz has learned. According to singer Katie White, the group will return to its home studio in Salford, Greater Manchester to work on ...

  24. Barker, DJ AM Expected To Recover From Crash Burns

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The medical director of the burn hospital where former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and DJ AM are being treated says both men are expected to make full recoveries. The musicians were critically injured in a South Carolina plane crash that kille ...

  25. Travis Barker, DJ AM Critically Injured In Plane Crash

    September 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Former Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and celebrity DJ AM were critically injured in a fiery Learjet crash in Columbia, S.C., that killed four people, authorities said today (Sept. 20). Officials said the plane carrying six people was departing s ...

  26. Former Blink-182 Bassist Sues Over Bad Investment

    August 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Former Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus sued a father-and-son business Monday, alleging they pocketed his investment in a venture to install automated checkout machines at McDonald's restaurants. The lawsuit in San Diego Superior Court says Ed a ...

  27. Avril's New, Old Attitude

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST When Avril Lavigne released album No. 2 in 2004, the spunky teen pop star announced to the world that she was growing up. Gone were the baggy pants and skater-chick image that first earned Lavigne the media-christened nickname of "the anti-Br ...

  28. Dixie Chicks' 'Long Way' Debuts No. 1

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tallied 526,000 copies in first week of U.S. sales. For the third time in their career, the Dixie Chicks roost on the top of The Billboard 200. The Columbia album "Taking the Long Way" tallied 526,000 copies in its first week of U.S. sal ...

  29. Geffen Co-President Forms Suretone Records

    March 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Label to be housed at Interscope. As expected, Geffen co-president Jordan Schur has formed Suretone Records, a joint venture with Interscope Records. In doing so, Schur leaves Geffen Records, where he was president for more than six years. The mov ...

  30. Ormond Joins Radio City Entertainment

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Industry vet will oversee bookings in New York. Melissa Miller Ormond has joined Radio City Entertainment in New York as executive VP of bookings, where she will be responsible for bookings at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden and the T ...

  31. Yahoo!, Pepsi Revive TV Show For Online

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Future segments to include Kanye West, Gwen Stefani. Yahoo! is bringing back a revamped version of former TV show "Pepsi Smash" to its Yahoo! Music service to provide subscribers with on-demand video segments of band performances, interv ...

  32. 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 ...

  33. Blink-182 Reveals Indefinite Hiatus

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST No set plan for a reunion. Confirming recent speculation that something was amiss in the Blink-182 camp, the band today announced it was going on an indefinite hiatus "to spend some time enjoying the fruits of their labors with loved ones.&qu ...

  34. Jive Signs Nick Lachey

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nick Lachey has signed with Jive Records, which is expected to release his second solo album later this year. Lachey was previously on Universal Records, which issued his first solo set, "SoulO," in N Nick Lachey has signed with Jive Rec ...

  35. Music Stars Land MTV Reality Shows

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST MTV has signed Nick Lachey and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker to star in reality shows that will premiere next year. MTV has signed Nick Lachey and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker to star in reality shows that will premiere next year. Lachey' ...

  36. Victory Signs New DVD Label

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Victory Records has signed an exclusive North American distribution deal with new L.A.-based DVD imprint XDOANEX. Victory Records has signed an exclusive North American distribution deal with new L.A.-based DVD imprint XDOANEX. The distribution de ...

  37. New Wind-up Imprint Launches With 'Passion'

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wind-up Records will launch a new imprint with the Aug. 31 release of "The Passion of the Christ: Songs," an album of original tunes from artists inspired by the movie. In addition to "Passion," the n Wind-up Records will launc ...

  38. New Wind-up Imprint Launches With 'Passion'

    August 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Wind-up Records will launch a new imprint with the Aug. 31 release of "The Passion of the Christ: Songs," an album of original tunes from artists inspired by the movie. In addition to "Passion," the n Wind-up Records will launc ...

  39. Blink-182's Barker Starts Record Label

    April 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has launched La Salle Records, which will be distributed by Atlantic Records. Alternative rock groups the Kinison and the Nervous Return are the first two acts signed t Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker has launched L ...

  40. Blimpie On Board For CCE's Summer Promo

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Entertainment has nabbed a new title sponsor, sandwich franchise Blimpie, for its summer 2004 concert season. In 2003, Smirnoff presented the season. Clear Channel Entertainment has nabbed a new title sponsor, sandwich franchise Blim ...

  41. Blink-182 Cancels 13 Dates

    March 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST An injury to drummer Travis Barker has prompted Southern California pop-punk act Blink-182 to cancel 13 dates of its current world tour. The group has scratched all performances scheduled through Apri An injury to drummer Travis Barker has prompte ...

  42. No Doubt, Blink-182 Link For Tour

    February 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST No Doubt and Blink-182 will team up for a coheadlining U.S. amphitheater tour beginning June 1 in Indianapolis. Dates run through June 26. No Doubt and Blink-182 will team up for a coheadlining U.S. amphitheater tour beginning June 1 in Indianapol ...