Bowie Leads Mid-Year Touring Grosses

Bowie Leads Mid-Year Touring Grosses

David Bowie's A Reality tour was the top-grossing trek for the first half of 2004, according to numbers reported to Billboard Boxscore.
Dave Matthews Debuts On Napster

Dave Matthews Debuts On Napster

Dave Matthews Band is making its entire catalogue -- including its latest live RCA live set "The Gorge" -- available immediately for digital distribution via Napster.
The Who Revisits 'Isle Of Wight'

The Who Revisits 'Isle Of Wight'

The Who's classic concert film "Live at the Isle of Wight" has been restored for a three-pronged release in 49 North American movie theaters (Aug. 9), on DVD (Aug. 10 via Eagle Rock) an on the INHD high-definition television network (Aug. 14).
Update: New York Dolls Bassist Dies

Update: New York Dolls Bassist Dies

New York Dolls bassist Arthur Kane died last night (July 13) in Los Angeles due to complications from leukemia, the group's manager confirms to Billboard.com. He was 55.
Ask Billboard

Ask Billboard

Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Maria Mena and sales data.
Bjork's Got The Beat On New Album

Bjork's Got The Beat On New Album

Bjork's upcoming album, "Medulla," finds the artist singing over rhythms fashioned by such beatboxers as former Roots member Rahzel, Shlomo and Dokaka. Other guests include Fantomas/Mr. Bungle principal Mike Patton, singer/songwriter Robert Wyatt (on the duet "Submarine") and classical vocalist Gregory Purnhagen.
Breaking & Entering

Breaking & Entering

A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Scissor Sisters.
Juvenile Shifts To Atlantic

Juvenile Shifts To Atlantic

Atlantic Records has signed rapper Juvenile to a long-term, exclusive, worldwide deal.
Lou Reed Reveling In Remixes

Lou Reed Reveling In Remixes

Lou Reed looks set for a return to the U.K. singles chart with the July 19 release by NuLife/BMG of a pop remix of "Satellite of Love."

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