Pinmonkey Plans Road Push

Pinmonkey Plans Road Push

Just a few days in advance of its self-titled debut BNA album, progressive country act Pinmonkey will head out on the highway beginning tomorrow (Oct. 5), with a star-studded stop in Philadelphia. The group will be on a bill with Tim McGraw and Martina McBride at the WXTU Philly Chili Cook Off, which will also feature sets by Sixwire and Eric Heatherly.
Roxette Singer Recovers From Surgery

Roxette Singer Recovers From Surgery

Roxette singer Marie Fredriksson is recovering after doctors in Sweden successfully removed a brain tumor, her manager said. The tumor was discovered after Fredriksson fainted and hit her head against a sink three weeks ago at her Stockholm home.
Wallflowers, Ours Team For Tour

Wallflowers, Ours Team For Tour

The Wallflowers are preparing to release their fourth album, "Red Letter Days," Nov. 5 on Interscope, and will celebrate by taking to the road for a theater/ballroom tour starting Nov. 20 in Englewood, Colo. The first leg of the tour will run through a Dec. 7 date in Washington, D.C., although more dates for a second leg are expected to be announced.
CHART BEAT BONUS

CHART BEAT BONUS

"Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses the achievements Elvis Presley, James Brown, Queen, Jackson Brown, Linda Ronstadt, India.Arie, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Audioslave.
CHART BEAT CHAT

CHART BEAT CHAT

"Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers questions about airplay, Kelly Clarkson and the Beatles, Elvis Presley, the success of international acts in the U.S., and more.
Bono Named Most Powerful Man In Music

Bono Named Most Powerful Man In Music

Bono, the globe-trotting, conscience-tugging lead singer for Irish rock group U2, is the most powerful man in music, according to a poll of music industry figures. Bono, whose given name is Paul Hewson, tops a list compiled by U.K. music magazine Q. The top 10 names were released yesterday (Oct. 3).
Legislation Discussed At California Piracy Hearing

Legislation Discussed At California Piracy Hearing

Artists, label executives, and laborers appeared before California legislators yesterday (Oct. 3) in Sacramento to address the affects of music piracy on the state's economy, Billboard Bulletin reports.
Costello Reissues Roll On

Costello Reissues Roll On

Three decades of Elvis Costello's career will be represented with Rhino's third batch of reissued albums, due Nov. 19. Like the two previous volleys, 1979's "Armed Forces," 1982's "Imperial Bedroom," and "1991's "Mighty Like a Rose" will all be released as two-disc sets ...
J. Lo Ready To Unveil The New 'Me'

J. Lo Ready To Unveil The New 'Me'

Jennifer Lopez's next Epic studio album, "This Is Me... Then," is set for a Nov. 26 release. First single "Jenny From the Block" was the top debut this week at No. 67 on Billboard's Hot 100. The cut is built around samples from Herbie Mann, KRS-One, and the Beatnuts, and features L.O.X. rappers Jadakiss and Styles. A 12-inch vinyl single is due Nov. 5.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Rhonda Vincent and the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack are big winners at the 12th annual International Bluegrass Music Assn. Awards.
Matthews, Keys, Elliott To Play For AIDS Awareness

Matthews, Keys, Elliott To Play For AIDS Awareness

As an HIV/AIDS awareness initiative on Worlds AIDS Day, MTV will air a 90-minute, commercial-free special titled "MTV Presents Levi's Jeans Staying Alive Concert in Association With YouthAIDS." Sponsored by denim manufacturer Levi's and HIV awareness group YouthAIDS, the Dec. 1 special will tie together two November concerts held in different corners of the world.

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