'Hunger Games' Soundtrack: Pre-Game With An Expert Playlist

Hobnobbing helps you get to know the album's featured artists through their best works.

'Hunger Games' Soundtrack Lands Taylor Swift, Arcade Fire

Decemberists and Civil Wars also on the disc.

Decemberists Lock Down First Billboard #1

Social Distortion and the Script also debut in the top five.

Decemberists' King Is Dead And The Rise Of The Ideal Society

What the band's #1 Billboard debut means for our Britney-loving nation, in Bigger Than the Sound

Lollapalooza Rumors: Killers, Tool, Decemberists Joining Lineup?

Lou Reed also rumored to be playing the Chicago festival.

The Decemberists Wail; Peter Bjorn And John Flail: SXSW '09

Colin Meloy's newly expanded crew set the bar high on the first day of South by Southwest.

South By Southwest 2009 Preview: Bands, BBQ And Old Buddies

We give you a peek at what's due to go down at this year's SXSW in Austin, Texas.

Decemberists' Colin Meloy Holes Up In France To Write 'Mossy And Evil' Album

Frontman says Death Cab for Cutie's Chris Walla won't be producing the band this time.

Fall Out Boy, Maroon 5, Decemberists Sign On For MySpace's Rock For Darfur Series

Academy Is ..., Cartel, Coheed and Cambria, Colbie Caillat, Megadeth and Hot Hot Heat will also help stage 37 concerts on November 10.

Hulk Hogan's Son Injured In Car Crash; Plus Jordin Sparks, Blake Lewis, Missy Elliott, Panic! At The Disco & More, In For The Record

'Idol' champ bares her 'Tattoo'; Lewis primes debut LP; Elliott featured in Doritos ad campaign.

MTV News At CMJ: Pizza, G.I. Joe's Head And 1,000-Plus Bands

Our fearless reporters vow to push themselves to the limit to fully experience the massive music-biz convention.

New Releases: Killers, Beck, Evanescence, Jet, Sleepy Brown & More

Also due Tuesday: Monica, Pepper, Decemberists, Sean Lennon, Kooks, Pixies, DFA Remixes: Chapter Two.

Death Cab, M.I.A., Fiona Among New Pantheon Finalists

Inaugural awards show meant to replace Shortlist Music Prize.