This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2004 - Billy Corgan plays his first-ever solo acoustic show in his Chicago hometown at the Metro. The performance is filmed for inclusion on a forthcoming DVD, which also features footage from April 12-17 recording sessions for the artist's Warner Bros. solo debut.
Coldplay Sounds Loud, Proud On 'X&Y'

Coldplay Sounds Loud, Proud On 'X&Y'

Coldplay offers up a bigger, louder version of its widely loved pop/rock sound on its third studio album, "X&Y." Due June 7 in North America via Capitol, the 12-track set is led by the soaring single "Speed of Sound," which has already racked up massive U.S. radio airplay since being delivered to stations yesterday (April 18).
Jackson Lawyers Challenge Photos Of Accuser's Mother

Jackson Lawyers Challenge Photos Of Accuser's Mother

Michael Jackson's defense attorney today (April 19) challenged the authenticity of photographs that appeared to show the mother of the pop star's accuser with severe bruises from an alleged beating by store security guards. The incident led to her family receiving more than $150,000 in a lawsuit settlement.
Hiatt Teams With Allstars For New Album

Hiatt Teams With Allstars For New Album

Singer/songwriter John Hiatt is backed by North Mississippi Allstars sibling duo Cody and Luther Dickinson on his upcoming album, "Master of Disaster."
Anastasio Plots Big Easy Super Jam

Anastasio Plots Big Easy Super Jam

Trey Anastasio will anchor the annual SuperJam as part of the ninth annual Superfly during Jazzfest series in New Orleans.
Alanis Going Acoustic On Summer Tour

Alanis Going Acoustic On Summer Tour

As exclusively revealed here last month, Alanis Morissette will embark on her first acoustic tour this summer in support of a newly recorded acoustic edition of her landmark 1995 debut album, "Jagged Little Pill." The tour will begin June 7 in Toronto, to be followed by the Maverick album six days later. The set will be sold exclusively by Starbucks for the first six weeks.
Illness Forces Rimes Off 'Nashville Star'

Illness Forces Rimes Off 'Nashville Star'

Country music star LeAnn Rimes won't be seen hosting "Nashville Star" again this week as she is suffering from a broken blood vessel on one of her vocal chords.
Yorke, Keating Sing At Fair Trade Vigil

Yorke, Keating Sing At Fair Trade Vigil

Thousands of people -- including Radiohead singer Thom Yorke and former Boyzone member Ronan Keating -- held an all-night vigil late this weekend at London's Westminster Abbey to demand a better trade deal for the world's poor countries.
TunesOnTV

TunesOnTV

Music-related TV listings for April 18-24, 2005.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2004 - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker opens a franchise of the popular restaurant chain Wahoo's Fish Taco in Norco, Calif.

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