Disco 3

Disco 3

The third volume in the Boys' Disco concept series arrives in the shadows of last year's critically acclaimed, acoustic-primed studio recording Release.
Australian Police Recover Apparent Beatles Tapes

Australian Police Recover Apparent Beatles Tapes

Police in Australia today (Feb. 14) recovered reel-to-reel tapes apparently recorded by the Beatles and believed stolen from the band's studios in London more than three decades ago. Detectives raided a home in western Sydney and seized tape recordings of the "Abbey Road" album and "The Beatles," better known as "The White Album." They also confiscated album artwork, police said in a statement.
Beck Takes 'Sea Change' Abroad

Beck Takes 'Sea Change' Abroad

Beck has slated a spring international tour that will kick off March 15 in Brisbane, Australia, and wrap May 1 in Dublin. The artist has also confirmed a one-off performance tonight (Feb. 14) at the intimate Maxwell's club in Hoboken, N.J. Beck will then appear tomorrow as the musical guest on NBC's "Saturday Night Live."
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Mick Tucker, drummer from the 1970s glam band Sweet, dies after a lengthy battle against leukemia. He is 54.
Sigur Ros Unveils U.S. Tour Plans

Sigur Ros Unveils U.S. Tour Plans

Icelandic rock outfit Sigur Ros will kick off a spring U.S. tour with a March 15-16 stand in Boston. The group is in the midst of a European jaunt that hits Hamburg tomorrow (Feb. 15) and will run through a March 1 date in Lisbon, Portugal. Like-minded ambient rock act the Album Leaf is the opening act for both the European and North American tours.
The Vines Swing Back For Spring Tour

The Vines Swing Back For Spring Tour

Australian rock quartet the Vines have confirmed a spring North American tour, beginning March 18 in Vancouver and wrapping April 19 in Atlanta. The group recently wrapped a stint on the annual Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand. After the U.S. dates, the Vines are expected to play a handful of European shows, beginning April 23 in London.
CHART BEAT BONUS

CHART BEAT BONUS

Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart accomplishments of Mariah Carey, Cher, JC Chasez, LL Cool J, and 50 Cent.
CHART BEAT CHAT

CHART BEAT CHAT

Fred Bronson discusses with readers Kelly Osbourne, singles charts, foreign language/English language versions of songs and remixes on the charts, worldwide charts, platinum albums, and the chart accomplishments of artists in their first seven years.
Korn, Manson, Disturbed Tipped For Ozzfest

Korn, Manson, Disturbed Tipped For Ozzfest

The eighth installment of Ozzfest will boast Korn, Marilyn Manson, and Disturbed among its mainstage acts, a source tells Billboard.com. The annual hard rock festival tour will kick off in June and will, according to the official Ozzfest Web site, once again visit England as well as trek across North America. Full details are to be revealed on Tuesday (Feb. 18).
Dead, Panic Lead Eclectic Bonnaroo Lineup

Dead, Panic Lead Eclectic Bonnaroo Lineup

The second annual Bonnaroo festival, set for June 13-15 in Manchester, Tenn., has signed on a plethora of acts, including headliners the Dead and Widespread Panic. Other confirmed acts include Sonic Youth, James Brown, Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals, Tortoise, the Roots, Warren Haynes, Bela Fleck & the Flecktones, moe., Medeski, Martin & Wood, Jack Johnson, Galactic, Sound Tribe Sector 9, and G. Love & Special Sauce.
N.Y. Claims Jackson Charity Neglected Law

N.Y. Claims Jackson Charity Neglected Law

Michael Jackson's children's foundation is now in jeopardy because it neglected to file any of the required financial disclosure forms in the state of New York, where it is based.

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