AC/DC Debuts At No. 1 With 784,000

Updating a story first posted here last night, AC/DC earns its first Billboard 200-topping debut with "Black Ice," blasting onto the chart with the second-biggest sales frame this year. The Columbia set, released exclusively through Wal-mart, Sam's Club and AC/DC's Web site, moved 784,000 copies in the U.S.

Pleasure P

You may already know him as former member of boy band Pretty Ricky, but Pleasure -- who is slated to release "The Introduction of Marcus Cooper" in January via Atlantic Records -- plans on embarking on his solo career with a clean slate.

Ryan Adams Plays Late Lunch Gig In NYC

Ryan Adams and the Cardinals celebrated today's (Oct. 28) release of their new Lost Highway album, "Cardinology," with a surprise eight-song acoustic performance at Soho's tiny Cafe Select.

Forbes: Elvis Is Wealthiest Dead Celebrity

Elvis Presley may have left the building several decades ago, but his earning power is far from diminished with ranking him the top-earning dead celebrity for the second year in a row.

Usher Mulling ‘Worldwide’ Album

Usher plans to make his next album a "worldwide entertainment experience." The project will be "all about adapting new musical styles in creating a unique blend between what I know works here in America and what I know will be appreciated worldwide," he says.

Miley Expands ‘Breakout’ With DVD

Miley Cyrus' hit album "Breakout" will be expanded with a DVD for its "platinum edition" reissue on Nov. 18 via Hollywood.

Led Zeppelin To Tour, Record Without Plant?

The non-singing members of Led Zeppelin apparently aren't waiting around for Robert Plant to sign off on a reunion tour and/or album. In an interview with BBC Radio, bassist John Paul Jones said he and guitarist Jimmy Page and drummer Jason Bonham "are trying out a couple of singers."

Linkin Park Thinking Conceptual For Next Album

Linkin Park is planning what singer Chester Bennington calls "a concept record" for its fourth album, which the group will start recording in early November and be ensconced in making by the time its new live album, "Road to Revolution," rolls out Nov. 25.

LL Cool J Exits Janet Jackson Tour

In another setback on her "Rock Witchu" tour, Janet Jackson has lost her opening act: LL Cool J. The rapper's publicity firm announced yesterday (Oct. 27) that he has dropped out as the headliner for Jackson because of unnamed scheduling conflicts.

Amazon Listing Eminem Album For Dec. 23

Although there's been no confirmation from Interscope just yet, is listing a Dec. 23 release date for Eminem's new album, "Relapse."

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