1. MuteMath Hopes To Jump Ahead On Spring Tour

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST MuteMath is hitting the road for an extensive North American headlining tour beginning this March. The quartet has tapped Scottish rockers the Cinematics and Polyvinyl's Someone Still Loves You Boris MuteMath is hitting the road for an extensive North American headlining tour beginning…

  2. This Day in Music

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Edinburgh following a long battle with cancer. He is 33. A traditional bagpiper and fiddler, Bennett also experimented with electronic music, creating tec 2005 - Scottish artist Martyn Bennett dies in Edinburgh following a long battle with cancer.…

  3. Rage, Bjork, Chili Peppers Sign On For Coachella

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will lead the lineup for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot…

  4. Chart Beat Chat

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss Nelly Furtado, Oscar-nominated songs, Corbin Bleu and more! AROUND THE WORLD WITH NELLY Dear Fred, At the beginning of the 1980s, the United States, Great Britain and Germany had the biggest singles sales in the world. I don't know if that's still…

  5. Apostle Of Hustle Readies Its Own 'Anthem'

    January 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Broken Social Scene side project Apostle Of Hustle will release its second album, "National Anthem of Nowhere," March 6 via Arts and Crafts. Broken Social Scene side project Apostle Of Hustle will release its second album, "National Anthem of Nowhere," March 6 via Arts and…

  6. This Day in Music

    January 14, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Nashville-based country fan magazine Music City News closes its doors after 37 years of publication. 2000 - Nashville-based country fan magazine Music City News closes its doors after 37 years of publication. 2000 - Violence erupts during a concert at California's 12,000-seat…

  7. This Day in Music

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a Miami Beach hospital. He is 53. He had suffered cardiac arrest three days before prior to undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. 2003 - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a Miami Beach hospital. He is 53. He had…

  8. Explosions In The Sky Ready New Album, Tour

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Instrumental indie rock outfit Explosions In The Sky will on Feb. 20 release "All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone," the follow-up to 2003's "The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place," and its first since compos Instrumental indie rock outfit Explosions In The Sky will on Feb.…

  9. Seger Taping Detroit Shows For Future Release

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Bob Seger told a 1975 audience at Detroit's Cobo Arena, where he taped his famed "Live Bullet" album, that it "might just end up on a record." He'll be able to say it again this week at the Palace of Bob Seger told a 1975 audience at Detroit's Cobo Arena,…

  10. 52OnTV

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 25-31, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 25 "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyonce, Daniel Powter, Andrea Bocelli, RBD, Bianca Ryan, Miley Cyrus, Michael Bolton, Paris Bennett, Aly & AJ. "The Late Show With David…

  11. This Day in Music

    December 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1951 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Cry," Johnnie Ray.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - Curtis Mayfield, a pioneer of American soul music who penned some of the most lasting songs of the 1960s and '70s, dies at a…

  12. Sexsmith, Donovan Set For Sundance Showcases

    December 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Donovan, Terence Blanchard, Ron Sexsmith, Jill Sobule and Simon Townshend are some of the artists bringing music to next month's Sundance Film Festival, where organizers will hold a series of concerts Donovan, Terence Blanchard, Ron Sexsmith, Jill Sobule and Simon Townshend are some of…

  13. Simon Cowell Sets Sights On 'Grease'

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pop impresario Simon Cowell is turning his attention to the West End stage and promising "the biggest casting call the U.K. has ever seen" as part of a new TV series that will find two unknowns to pla Pop impresario Simon Cowell is turning his attention to the West End stage and…

  14. 51OnTV

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 18-24, 2006. MONDAY, DEC. 18 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Martina McBride (also scheduled: Sylvester Stallone). "106 & Park," BET Featured artist(s): Bow Wow, Nas, Trick Daddy. "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip,…

  15. This Day in Music

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Country singer Bryan White and Grand Ole Opry member Bill Anderson visit Hospital Hospitality House in Nashville to raise awareness and support for the facility. HHH provides lodging for 2005 - Despite not having heard a human voice in six months, rapper Foxy Brown,…

  16. Top Stars Sign On For Princess Diana Tribute

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Duran Duran, Bryan Ferry, Elton John, Joss Stone and Pharrell Williams head the lineup of performers confirmed for a concert at the new London Wembley Stadium next summer to celebrate the life of the Duran Duran, Bryan Ferry, Elton John, Joss Stone and Pharrell Williams head the lineup of…

  17. Ask Billboard

    December 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about the Billboard Music Awards, Carrie Underwood and "High School Musical." WINNERS AND LOSERS Keith, I am in an office of 25 people and for fun, we went to the Fox and Billboard Web sites and handed out ballots based upon the finalists for the…

  18. Son Volt 'Searches' For New Sounds

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Son Volt will unveil its fifth full-length, "The Search," on March 6 via Transmit Sound/Legacy. The follow-up to 2005's "Okemah and the Melody of Riot" was produced by frontman Jay Farrar, who suggest Son Volt will unveil its fifth full-length, "The Search,"…

  19. Ween Re-Teaming With Producer Weiss For New CD

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ween is re-teaming with longtime producer Andrew Weiss for its next studio album, which, as previously reported, it plans to record in a 200-year-old farmhouse in Pennsylvania. The set is due sometime Ween is re-teaming with longtime producer Andrew Weiss for its next studio album, which, as…

  20. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss chart-topping collaborations, Beyonce, clean song versions and more! LET'S WORK TOGETHER Hello Fred, With the ascent of "I Wanna Love You" by Akon featuring Snoop Dogg to the top of The Billboard Hot 100 last week, I believe we may have a new record…

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