Live 8: TV, Web, Satellite, Mobile Options

Live 8: TV, Web, Satellite, Mobile Options

Dozens of artists are poised to perform on stages around the world during tomorrow's (July 2) Live 8 concerts. In the United States, if you're not planning to attend the show in Philadelphia, you can catch everything from highlights to entire regional concerts via television, online and mobile broadcasts.
Nickelback Finishing Up New Album

Nickelback Finishing Up New Album

Canadian rock act Nickelback is putting the finishing touches on its next studio album, which will be released Oct. 4 via Roadrunner. The as-yet-untitled set was produced by the band and recorded at frontman Chad Kroeger's home studio. It's the follow-up to 2003's "The Long Road," which has sold more than 2.7 million copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1998 - Country star Martina McBride joins the Lilith Fair lineup in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, making her the first contemporary country artist to guest on the popular festival's female-dominated bill.
Carey Rebound Keeps Bice From Hot 100 No. 1

Carey Rebound Keeps Bice From Hot 100 No. 1

He may have the top-selling single in the United States, but "American Idol" runner-up Bo Bice came up short in the overall race for No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100. Bice has to settle for a No. 2 Hot 100 entry for his version of "Inside Your Heaven," a song that "Idol" winner Carrie Underwood took to No. 1 last week.
Rossdale Opens Institute's Doors

Rossdale Opens Institute's Doors

Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale will introduce his new band, Institute, with a three-week North American club tour later this summer.
Run-D.M.C. Refurbishes Classic Albums

Run-D.M.C. Refurbishes Classic Albums

Legendary rap trio Run-D.M.C.'s first four studio albums will be reissued in expanded form Sept. 5 via Arista/Profile/Legacy, Billboard.com has learned.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Country legend Chet Atkins, one of the most influential and widely recorded instrumentalists ever, dies of cancer at his home in Nashville. He is 77.
Sevendust Calls 'Next' With New Label

Sevendust Calls 'Next' With New Label

Atlanta metal act Sevendust has signed with new label WineDark Records for the Oct. 11 release of its fifth studio album, "Next."

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