Old 97’s Ready ‘Epic’ New Album

There seems to be a pattern afoot with Old 97's. Every time the group makes a new album, it is quickly followed by a solo set from frontman Rhett Miller.

Bon Jovi’s Sambora Arrested On DUI Suspicion

Bon Jovi guitarist Richie Sambora was arrested in Southern California on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, police said today (March 26).

Vedder Warms Up For Solo Trek With Seattle Gigs

Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder stunned Seattle fans who'd bought tickets for a screening of "Into the Wild" on Monday and Tuesday by instead performing a full solo set, in advance of the April 2 launch of his maiden solo tour.

Danity Kane Snags Second Straight No. 1 Album

Danity Kane's "Welcome to the Dollhouse" goes straight to the penthouse on The Billboard 200, the second No. 1 in a row for the group. The MTV "Making the Band 3" troupe, signed to Diddy's Bad Boy imprint, moved 236,000 copies of its sophomore effort in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

Dr Pepper Sweetens Pot For ‘Chinese Democracy’

Many have tried, but so far nobody has been able to pry the decade-in-the-works Guns N' Roses album "Chinese Democracy" from the hands of lone remaining original member Axl Rose.

L.A. Times Investigating Shakur Documents

The editor of the Los Angeles Times says an internal investigation will be done concerning the authenticity of documents cited by the newspaper that implicate associates of Sean "Diddy" Combs in a 1994 assault on late rapper Tupac Shakur.

Paramore, Gym Class Heroes Lead Warped Lineup

The 2008 Vans Warped Tour will feature performances by Paramore, Gym Class Heroes, Jack's Mannequin, Against Me!, Pennywise, Reel Big Fish, Cobra Starship, Every Time I Die, Angels and Airwaves, Aggrolites, As I Lay Dying, the All-American Rejects and the Academy Is..., among many others.

Spears Delivers ‘Mother’s’ Highest Ratings

A guest appearance by Britney Spears on Monday gave the CBS sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" its highest rating ever.

Exclusive: Corgan Speaks Out On Pumpkins Suit

Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan has spoken exclusively to Billboard about the lawsuit the band filed this week against Virgin Records for using the Pumpkins in a promotional campaign with Amazon.com and Pepsi. "I'm sure they indicated to Pepsi that they had a right to do this, full well knowing they do not have the right," he said by phone from Australia, where the band is touring.

Fleetwood Mac Plots Return — With Or Without Crow

Fleetwood Mac -- with or without Sheryl Crow in tow -- is planning to be active again. Lindsey Buckingham tells Billboard.com the group is "looking at the idea of touring sometime in the first half of 2009," possibly with some new material to play. As for the possible addition of Crow, he reports, "I don't think anything is written in stone yet."

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