A thousand dollars is a lot for a concert ticket, but Pearl Jam and special guest Robert Plant justified the price last night (Oct. 5) during an intimate benefit for Hurricane Katrina victims at Chicago's House of Blues.
Dave Matthews Band earns its fourth No. 1 on The Billboard 200 as the DualDisc release of "Stand Up" (RCA) bows way ahead of the competition with sales of 465,000 U.S. copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Following a chart-topping entrance last week, Nine Inch Nails' "With Teeth" (Nothing/Interscope) falls 1-5 with a 67% drop to 89,000 copies.
Bruce Springsteen's "Devils & Dust" (Columbia) secures a second week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. That's despite drops of 1-5 in the United Kingdom, 1-4 in Holland, 1-3 in Denmark, 1-2 in Italy, Sweden and Austria, 3-4 in Finland and 3-7 in France. The album holds at No. 1 in Germany, Ireland, Switzerland and No. 2 in Spain.