Rock act 3 Doors Down will release a six-song live EP, "Another 700 Miles," Nov. 11 via Universal. The disc sports the new track "It's Not Me," a cover of Lynyrd Skynyrd's "That Smell," and such rock radio hits as "When I'm Gone," "Kryptonite," "Here Without You" and "Duck & Run."
"Baby Boy" from Beyoncé and Sean Paul hangs on for a fifth-straight week atop Billboard's Hot 100, fending off a threat from Ludacris' "Stand Up" featuring Shawnna. The latter jumps 4-2, a peak it reaches in its ninth week on the chart. "Stand Up" has slightly better luck in pure urban markets, swapping places with "Baby Boy" on Billboard's Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks tally.
Longtime David Bowie guitarist Earl Slick will release a new solo album, "Zig Zag," Dec. 9 on Sanctuary Records. The disc will feature four instrumentals and collaborations with Bowie, the Cure's Robert Smith, Spacehog's Royston Langdon, Def Leppard's Joe Elliott and Martha Davis.
A sprawling five-disc Johnny Cash box set will arrive Nov. 25 from American Recordings/Lost Highway. Dubbed "Unearthed," the set features 79 songs, 64 of them previously unreleased and produced by Rick Rubin during the late country great's sessions for his four "American Recordings" albums released between 1994 and 2002.
Drummer Buddy Miles is suing the estate of Jimi Hendrix and several record labels for millions of dollars, alleging he was not paid royalties for his collaborations with the guitarist more than 30 years ago.
The Dixie Chicks' 2003 Top of the World tour will be captured in an upcoming collection of live recordings, due Nov. 25 from Open Wide/Monument/Columbia Records. The release will come in double-CD and DVD editions. Titled "Top of the World," the set was recorded during the North American leg of the Chicks' 2003 tour of the same name.