Avril 'Bonez' Up For Arena Action

Avril 'Bonez' Up For Arena Action

Following a European tour that kicks off Sept. 26 in Munich, Avril Lavigne is planning a month long North American run. The Bonez Tour 2004 - Eyes will get underway Oct. 25 in Dallas. It will be Lavigne's first tour without guitarist Evan Taubenfeld, who has exited to start his own band.
Elton's 'Peachtree' Blooms In November

Elton's 'Peachtree' Blooms In November

Due Nov. 9 in North America and a day earlier internationally via Rocket/Universal, the 12-track set is led by the single "Answer in the Sky."
'The O.C.' Rocks With Two New CDs

'The O.C.' Rocks With Two New CDs

Just before the hit Fox show "The O.C." kicks off its second season on Nov. 4, Warner Bros. will issue the next two volumes in the show's soundtrack series.
Hurricane Ivan Scotches Swampstock

Hurricane Ivan Scotches Swampstock

The threat of Hurricane Ivan has forced Louisiana promoters to postpone or cancel several concerts scheduled for the coming days.
Britney Bolsters 'Hits' With New Song, Rarity

Britney Bolsters 'Hits' With New Song, Rarity

As expected, Britney Spears will offer up a new song and a rare track in addition to her cover of "My Prerogative" on "Greatest Hits," due Nov. 9 via Jive. The new cut is "Do Somethin'," while "(I've Just Begun) Having My Fun," previously available on the European "In the Zone" DVD, will appear for the first time on a North American release.
BRMC Presses On, With Or Without Drummer

BRMC Presses On, With Or Without Drummer

Despite rumors to the contrary, rock act Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has not split up and is at work on its third studio album, according to bassist/vocalist Robert Turner.
Ask Billboard

Ask Billboard

Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the Rolling Stones, Billboard Music Awards and Def Leppard.
B&E: Emma & Gioia

B&E: Emma & Gioia

Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Emma and Gioia.
Beck Album Pushed To 2005

Beck Album Pushed To 2005

Although it had been penciled in for an Oct. 26 release, Beck's next Geffen album won't see the light of day this year. The as-yet-untitled set, which is being produced by the Dust Brothers and Tony Hoffer, is now being eyed for an early 2005 release.
Cold Shifts To Atlantic For New Album

Cold Shifts To Atlantic For New Album

Hard rock act Cold is in the studio working on its fourth album. Due sometime in 2005, the set will be the follow-up to 2003's "Year of the Spider" and the Flip Records band's first Atlantic effort after three releases through Interscope-affiliated labels A&M and Geffen.

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