Ask Billboard

Ask Billboard

Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Prince, the Ramones and Nick Carter.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Insisting the imagery the band uses _ specifically its skeleton mascot "Vic Rattlehead" _ is unsuitable for the nation's youth, Malaysian authorities ban veteran metal act Megadeth from performing in the country. The band planned to perform Aug. 2 at the Warp Club in the country's capital city, Kuala Lumpur, in support of its latest album, "The World Needs a Hero."
The Tangled Web

The Tangled Web

The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: N.A.G., Z100 and Pearl Jam.
THE TANGLED WEB

THE TANGLED WEB

The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: N.A.G., Z100 and Pearl Jam.
Costello Reissues Explode With Bonus Tracks

Costello Reissues Explode With Bonus Tracks

Rhino's upgrade of Elvis Costello's back catalog will continue with a staggering expansion of three early 1980s albums. Due Sept. 9 are two-disc versions of 1980's "Get Happy," 1981's "Trust" and 1983's "Punch the Clock."
Springsteen Tour Heads West

Springsteen Tour Heads West

Newly added into the middle of the Boss' itinerary is his first show in San Francisco since 1978 and his first ever at Los Angeles' Dodger Stadium.
McCartney Exhibit Opens At Beatles Museum

McCartney Exhibit Opens At Beatles Museum

An exhibition celebrating the solo career of Paul McCartney after the break-up of the Beatles will open in Liverpool on Saturday (Aug. 2), organized by students from his former school. "The Solo Years -- Paul McCartney" will be held at the Beatles Story museum in response to fans' demands.
Schools Move To Quash Illegal Download Subpoenas

Schools Move To Quash Illegal Download Subpoenas

Boston College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, citing privacy concerns, have moved to quash subpoenas issued by the recording industry to discover the identities of students accused of illegally copying music.
Television Plugs Back In

Television Plugs Back In

The catalog of seminal New York rock act Television will be upgraded this fall with new editions of the albums "Marquee Moon" and "Adventure," plus the first official release of the oft-bootlegged concert disc "Live at the Old Waldorf." Rhino will release the sets on Sept. 23.
Steve Winwood Takes 'Time' On Tour

Steve Winwood Takes 'Time' On Tour

Steve Winwood has announced plans for a fall U.S. tour, kicking off Sept. 18 in Austin, Texas, and wrapping Oct. 12 in Philadelphia.

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