Ex-Gunners Still Searching For Singer

Ex-Gunners Still Searching For Singer

"The Project" -- the yet-to-be-officially-christened group of original Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Matt Sorum -- is still auditioning singers, but there's some stiff competition said to be up for the job.
Ween Cues Up 'Quebec'

Ween Cues Up 'Quebec'

called "quebec," but guitarist Dean Ween (real name: Mickey Melchiondo) says a few wrinkles still have to be ironed out before the 16-song set sees the light of day.
Billboard Names New Editor In Chief

Billboard Names New Editor In Chief

Billboard has named award-winning journalist Keith Girard as editor in chief, effective April 21. Currently the editor of business weekly InvestmentNews, Girard has 25 years of experience at such print, broadcast, and online outlets as The Washington Post, CNN, and CBSMarketwatch.com.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Radiohead's Phil Selway raises a total of 18,514 pounds ($26,628) from fans who sponsor his participation in the London Marathon. Selway finishes the foot race in four-and-a-half hours.
Two Shot At Virginia Hip-Hop Festival

Two Shot At Virginia Hip-Hop Festival

Two people suffered gunshot wounds at the BET College Hip-Hop Fest at the Paramount's Kings Dominion in Doswell, Va., on Saturday. A man in being held in connection with the shooting.
Update: Radiohead, Beasties To Headline Field Day

Update: Radiohead, Beasties To Headline Field Day

As had been rumored for several weeks, Radiohead and the Beastie Boys will headline the inaugural Field Day festival, set for June 7-8 at Enterprise Park in Calverton, Long Island, about 70 miles east of Manhattan. Among the other performers confirmed for the event are Underworld; Sigur Ros, the Roots, Elliott Smith, Spiritualized, Interpol, Liz Phair, Tortoise, Blur, N*E*R*D, and Beck.
Kid's Choose Favorites With Nick

Kid's Choose Favorites With Nick

B2K took the favorite music group award and thrilled the audience with a performance at Nickelodeon's 16th Annual Kids' Choice Awards. Saturday's event at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., found kids screaming for B2K as they performed a "My Girl"/"Girlfriend" medley, with fans hanging on their every word and greeting them with shouts of "We love you!"
White Stripes, Room 5 Lead U.K. Charts Again

White Stripes, Room 5 Lead U.K. Charts Again

The White Stripes' "Elephant" (XL Recordings) still wears the No. 1 crown on the new U.K. album chart yesterday (April 13). It was a quiet week that saw only one top-10 entry, "The Very Best of the Lighthouse Family" (UMTV), which contains the many hits the British-based duo has released since 1995. On the singles survey, "Make Luv" by Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham (Positiva) leads for a third week.

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