1. B&E: Underworld, Deftones, Franz Ferdinand

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Underworld, Deftones and Franz Ferdinand. PLUNDERWORLD: Electronic act Underworld is giving away dozens of songs as free MP3s via its official Web site . Split into " Archive 1 …

  2. 49TunesOnTV

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 29 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Lenny Kravitz (also scheduled: Colin Ferrell). "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: The Polyphonic Spree. …

  3. Stooges, Black Keys On Kimbrough Tribute

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Iggy and the Stooges, the Black Keys and Pete Yorn are among the artists who have contributed tracks to a forthcoming tribute to Junior Kimbrough. Iggy and the Stooges, the Black Keys and Pete Yorn are among the artists who have contributed tracks to a forthcoming tribute to Junior Kimbrough.…

  4. Groban Plans 2005 Tour

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Vocalist Josh Groban has slated a 2005 U.S. tour that will kick off Jan. 25 in Tampa, Fla. The 30-date outing will close March 19 in Las Vegas. Internet pre-sale opportunities for some dates begin as Vocalist Josh Groban has slated a 2005 U.S. tour that will kick off Jan. 25 in Tampa, Fla.…

  5. Two Charged In E-Money Bags Slaying

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Federal prosecutors in New York probing ties between the worlds of drug dealing and rap music have filed murder charges in the slaying of a rapper known as E-Money Bags. Federal prosecutors in New York probing ties between the worlds of drug dealing and rap music have filed murder charges in…

  6. Billboard Bits: Smith, Frampton, Bluerunners

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Patti Smith tour date, a "lost" Peter Frampton live album and a new Bluerunners album. The Patti Smith Group has slated a handful of December tour dates, kicking off Dec. 8 in Pittsburgh. At deadline, the itinerary consists of six dates, finished off by a Dec. 29-31 stand…

  7. Seminal New York Punk Tracks Compiled

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST New York's punk rock and new wave scene in the mid-to-late 1970s laid the foundation for a musical revolution, the reverberations of which are still being felt today. New York's punk rock and new wave scene in the mid-to-late 1970s laid the foundation for a musical revolution, the…

  8. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 15-21)

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 15-21, 2004). IT'S EMINEM'S WORLD: And you're just living in it. With the release of his latest album, "Encore" (Interscope), Eminem is pulling out most of the stops. Following last weekend's appearance…

  9. No Cities Left

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Canadian indie rock collective the Dears blend the prog grandeur of God Speed You Black Emperor with the mope of 1980s gloom pop and the twee precociousness of Belle & Sebastian. Canadian indie rock collective the Dears blend the prog grandeur of God Speed You Black Emperor with the mope…

  10. Healing Rain

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST In the past few years, Smith has released two of the top-selling praise and worship albums in Christian music ("Worship" and "Worship Again"). In the past few years, Smith has released two of the top-selling praise and worship albums in Christian music ("Worship"…

  11. Morrissey Beefs Up 'Quarry' With B-Sides

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Morrissey's latest studio album, "You Are the Quarry," will be reissued in a deluxe edition Dec. 7 via his Attack imprint for Sanctuary. Morrissey's latest studio album, "You Are the Quarry," will be reissued in a deluxe edition Dec. 7 via his Attack imprint for…

  12. 2004 BMI Country Awards Winners

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMI Country Awards Winners Here are the 2004 BMI Country Awards Winners: BMI Country Song of the Year "FOREVER AND FOR ALWAYS" Shania Twain Loon Echo, Inc. Universal-Songs of PolyGram International, Inc. BMI Country Songwriter of the Year Casey Beathard BMI Country Songwriter…

  13. Hives, Slipknot, Spree Join Big Day Out

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Hives, Slipknot, the Polyphonic Spree and Le Tigre have been added to the lineup for the annual Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand. Other acts new to the bill are Atmosphere, C The Hives, Slipknot, the Polyphonic Spree and Le Tigre have been added to the lineup for the…

  14. Sumlin Surrounded By Stars On 'Shoes'

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Blues veteran Hubert Sumlin is surrounded by such legends as Keith Richards and Eric Clapton on his new album, "About Them Shoes." Blues veteran Hubert Sumlin is surrounded by such legends as Keith Richards and Eric Clapton on his new album, "About Them Shoes." The 13…

  15. TV

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 8-14, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 8 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Elton John. "Bands Reunited," VH1 Featured artist: Scandal. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured artist:…

  16. TV On The Radio Finds Good Reception

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Of the multitude of New York-based rock bands to garner recent media attention, surely the most unique musical personality belongs to TV On The Radio, a Brooklyn quintet whose two releases on Touch & Go have fueled major interest. Curiosity…

  17. Turner Dominates Christian Country Awards

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Josh Turner was the big winner at the 10th annual Christian Country Music Awards, held last night (Nov. 4) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Josh Turner was the big winner at the 10th annual Christian Country Music Awards, held last night (Nov. 4) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium.…

  18. Billboard Bits: George Huff, Mike Doughty, Glen Burtnik

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on George Huff, Mike Doughty, Glen Burtnik Former "American Idol" finalist George Huff will release his solo debut recording on Tuesday (Nov. 9) via Word/Curb/Warner Bros. The five-track "My Christmas EP" will boast the medley "Angels We Have Heard on High/Hark!…

  19. Hometown Erecting Beach Boys Monument

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Just a few miles from the surf and sand the Beach Boys celebrated, the city of Hawthorne, Calif., will erect a monument where Brian, Carl and Dennis Wilson grew up. California Historical Landmark No. Just a few miles from the surf and sand the Beach Boys celebrated, the city of Hawthorne,…

  20. Big 'Business': Feuding Kelly, Jay-Z Top Album Chart

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Despite a nasty public feud that brought an abrupt end to their joint tour over the weekend, R. Kelly and Jay-Z are chummy on top of The Billboard 200. Their ironically titled second album together, " Despite a nasty public feud that brought an abrupt end to their joint tour over the…

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