1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. This Day in Music

    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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Yusuf Islam, born Stephen Georgiou and formerly known by his stage name Cat Stevens denies that he has in the past supported militant Islamic group Hamas. Islam was denied entry into Isr 2005 - Veteran rock group INXS emerges from the land down under with a new…

  9. This Day in Music

    July 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Latin pop star Enrique Iglesias gives a free public performance in front of the Lincoln Center Plaza in New York.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Ray Brown, a legendary jazz bassist who played with giants Dizzy Gillespie,…

  10. Axl Rose Released From Stockholm Jail

    June 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Axl Rose spent most of the day in a Stockholm jail cell after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg at his hotel, police said. The Guns N' Roses frontman was arrested early this morning (June 2 Axl Rose spent most of the day in a Stockholm jail cell after allegedly biting a…

  11. Axl: New GNR Album Will Be Out This Year

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rock recluse Axl Rose made a surprise radio appearance to proclaim that Guns N' Roses' 10-years-in-the-making album, "Chinese Democracy," album will finally hit stores this fall. Rock recluse Axl Rose made a surprise radio appearance to proclaim that Guns N' Roses&…

  12. Ask Billboard

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Guns N'Roses, Ashley Parker Angel and Jessica Simpson. GUNNERS: WHY SO WEIRD? Hi Keith, I've been a fan of Guns N' Roses for a long time. Even now, throughout all the weird changes and crazy rumors, I'm still wondering what will…

  13. Brides On Hiatus, Guns Joins Quiet Riot

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Brides Of Destruction, a group that featured Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx and L.A. Guns guitarist Tracii Guns, will be dormant in 2006. The latter will join the latest version of veteran hard rock g Brides Of Destruction, a group that featured Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx and L.A. Guns…

  14. Billboard Bits: Guns N' Roses, matchbox twenty, SOAD

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Guns N' Roses, matchbox twenty, SOAD Although the track list has yet to be announced, Geffen has set a Dec. 20 release date for the double-disc set "Welcome to the Jungle -- The Very Best of Guns N' Roses." It will be the second such GNR package since the spring of…

  15. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2005 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…

  16. This Day in Music

    November 07, 2005 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…

  17. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part four Made His Move on Christie Lee After a relatively short tour that culminated with a New Year's Eve performance at Madison Square Garden, Billy found himself back home. Only now the home was empty. "I just have to get used to being on my own," he said. "I'm…

  18. Slash, Duff Sue Axl Over Publishing

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Guns N' Roses principals Slash and Duff McKagan have sued frontman Axl Rose for allegedly naming himself sole administrator of the group's copyrights. Former Guns N' Roses principals Slash and Duff McKagan have sued frontman Axl Rose for allegedly naming himself sole…

  19. This Day in Music

    August 08, 2005 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…

  20. This Day in Music

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Singer/songwriter Jimmy Driftwood dies in Fayetteville, Ark., of a heart attack. He is 91. Driftwood, who was born James Corbett Morris, was best known for writing the Grammy-winning son 2000 - Yusuf Islam, born Stephen Georgiou and formerly known by his stage name…

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