1. This Day in Music

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Originally due in the summer of 2005, the last album from late Wu-Tang Clan rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard finally arrives The release date for "A Son Unique" coincides with the two-year anniversary 2006 - Originally due in the summer of 2005, the last album from late Wu-Tang…

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    August 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Rolling Stones perform their first concert in Russia, playing through a driving rain before an appreciative crowd estimated at 70,000. 1998 - The Rolling Stones perform their first concert in Russia, playing through a driving rain before an appreciative crowd estimated at 70,000.…

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    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Even in death, Johnny Cash is still mighty enough to top The Billboard 200. "American V: A Hundred Highways" earns the Man in Black his first No. 1 album since 1969's "Johnny Cash at San Quenti 2006 - Even in death, Johnny Cash is still mighty enough to top The…

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    July 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Ray Brown, a legendary jazz bassist who played with giants Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Oscar Peterson, and his one-time wife Ella Fitzgerald in a career that spanned more than half a centu 2002 - Ray Brown, a legendary jazz bassist who played with giants Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie…

  5. This Day in Music

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside his hotel. 2006 - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside his hotel. 2005 - Bluegrass legend Ralph…

  6. New Jersey Company Sues Guns N' Roses

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A New Jersey company claims Guns N' Roses owes it $107,000, plus interest, for handling gear and other services during the band's 2006 tour. A New Jersey company claims Guns N' Roses owes it $107,000, plus interest, for handling gear and other services during the band's…

  7. Timbaland, Money Makers, Chinese Democracy

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Big plans for hip-hop producer see some unexpected collaborations, a roundup of the music industry’s cash machines and the latest in the saga of Axl Rose’s GNR album. Big plans for hip-hop producer see some unexpected collaborations, a roundup of the music industry’s cash machines and the…

  8. GNR Scraps New Album Release Date Again

    February 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST The seemingly never-ending saga of Guns N' Roses' "Chinese Democracy" album rolls on, as the group has once again postponed the project's release. "Chinese Democracy" was tentatively due March 6, but The seemingly never-ending saga of Guns N' Roses'…

  9. Guns N' Roses Set For First African Concerts

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Guns N' Roses will play their first-ever African shows when they headline My Coke Fest 2007. The rock group tops a bill that so far includes Evanescence and Hoobastank at Johannesburg's New Market Rac Guns N' Roses will play their first-ever African shows when they headline My…

  10. Underground Garage

    December 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a year that started with our president "staying the course" and ending with him saying the Commission on Iraq had some "good points" (yeah, like screw your course, get the hell out of there, you mo In a year that started with our president "staying the course"…

  11. Bob Dylan, Axl Rose, Barry Gibb

    December 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST It’s like a step back in time in this episode of Billboard In Sixty. It’s like a step back in time in this episode of Billboard In Sixty. Bob Dylan makes Billboard’s A-list, Axl Rose promises an album at last and former Bee Gee, Barry Gibb, is going country. News Bob Dylan , Barry Gibb , Axl…

  12. Axl: 'Chinese Democracy' Tentatively Due In March

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Axl Rose has taken to Guns N' Roses' official Web site to announce a "tentative" March 6 release date for the band's eternally delayed new album, "Chinese Democracy." In the posting, Rose also reveale Axl Rose has taken to Guns N' Roses' official…

  13. Eagles Of Death Metal Split GNR Tour After One Show

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Eagles Of Death Metal did not fly for very long as a Guns N' Roses support act -- one show, to be precise. The Eagles Of Death Metal did not fly for very long as a Guns N' Roses support act -- one show, to be precise. The group began what was to be a 15-date run with GNR on…

  14. Ask Billboard

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Guns N' Roses, Brit bands and more. CHINESE SECRET Hi Keith, Both Axl Rose and his management have promised the long-delayed Guns N' Roses album "Chinese Democracy" will be released by the end of 2006. Considering that it's the…

  15. Officials: GNR Axed Maine Show Over Liquor Law

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Guns N' Roses canceled a performance in Portland, Maine, this week after being told by state officials that the band could not drink on stage. Guns N' Roses canceled a performance in Portland, Maine, this week after being told by state officials that the band could not drink on…

  16. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is Tennison's fourth and Gillespie's first.<br clear="none"/><br clear="non 2003 - The paperback edition of late Nirvana…

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    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Tim McGraw is named entertainer of the year at the Country Music Association Awards held at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. Tobey Keith wins male vocalist of the year and Lee Ann Womac 2004 - Howard Keel, who sang and danced to stardom in the heyday of MGM…

  18. Bach Back In The Limelight With GNR Dates

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT After reconnecting with Axl Rose this past spring, Sebastian Bach has been pegged as the opening act for the upcoming Guns N' Roses stateside tour that gets started Oct. 20 in Jacksonville, Fla. Bach After reconnecting with Axl Rose this past spring, Sebastian Bach has been pegged as the…

  19. Billboard Bits: MTV VMAs, Vegosse At Night, Ultra.NY

    August 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Among the newly added presenters are Axl Rose, Kanye West, Diddy, LL Cool J, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton. Shakira and OK Go have joined the performance lineup for the MTV Video Music Awards , to be held Aug. 31 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. OK Go will…

  20. This Day in Music

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1986 - </b>David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young is released from prison after serving time for drug and weapons charges.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - The Rolling Stones perform their first concert in Russia, playing…

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