1. Mike Peters

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT His wife and toddler son in tow, Mike resumes the Dead Men Walking tour in Scotland and Captain Sensible decides the gigs are 'clothing optional.' Friday 30th September-Kinloss, Scotland Big drive up to Scotland today. The whole of the Peters family is on the road. Myself, Jules and…

  2. Kanye's 'Gold Digger' Still Strong On Billboard Charts

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite his album's slow descent through The Billboard 200, Kanye West's "Gold Digger" featuring Jamie Foxx again stays on top of several Billboard charts. For the fifth week in a row, the song is fir Despite his album's slow descent through The Billboard 200, Kanye…

  3. Brooks Heading Back To The Radio

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Good Ride Cowboy," Brooks' tribute to the late Chris LeDoux, has been chosen as the first single. It will be digitally distributed to country radio stations tomorrow (Oct. 6) at 9 a.m. Anderson Merchandisers has enlisted Nashville-based Lyric Street Records to promote to radio…

  4. Flow Of Katrina Donations Continues

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In the weeks since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, the music community has poured out a massive relief effort, generating substantial proceeds. Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson, members In the weeks since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, the music community has…

  5. Martha Getting Back Into Music With Holiday Set

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. With a newly created partnership with Sony BMG, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) is returning to music. Plans are for the uber-homemaker's brand to market compilations for…

  6. Bacharach Spends 'Time' With Costello, Dr. Dre

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Burt Bacharach gets assistance from Elvis Costello, Rufus Wainwright and Dr. Dre on his first solo album since 1977, "At This Time." Burt Bacharach gets assistance from Elvis Costello, Rufus Wainwright and Dr. Dre on his first solo album since 1977, "At This Time." Due Nov…

  7. Mother Love Bone Frontman Remembered In Film

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT To some, Seattle band Mother Love Bone is best known as the precursor to Pearl Jam, as both bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard were members. To some, Seattle band Mother Love Bone is best known as the precursor to Pearl Jam, as both bassist Jeff Ament and guitarist Stone Gossard…

  8. Stewart Singing Standards One Last Time

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart surrounds himself with another top-shelf cast of collaborators on "Thanks for the Memory... The Great American Songbook: Volume IV," his fourth album of standards. Due Oct. 18 via J, the s Rod Stewart surrounds himself with another top-shelf cast of collaborators on …

  9. Austin City Limits Festival / Sept. 23-25, 2005 / Austin, Texas (Zilker Park)

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the spectacular headlining set by Coldplay, the debut of some frenzied new Franz Ferdinand material or the reputatio The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the…

  10. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  11. Windham Hill Celebrates 30 With Box

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." The four-disc set is due Nov. 8 via Sony Legacy and is split into…

  12. Not every cloud of major-label mismanagement or

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Not every cloud of major-label mismanagement or outright incompetence has a silver lining. Not every cloud of major-label mismanagement or outright incompetence has a silver lining. For every Wilco or Spoon that escapes the vacuum of big business to achieve the kind of success their former…

  13. Eagles Of Death Metal Prep New CD, Foo Dates

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In addition to the January arrival of the sophomore Eagles Of Death Metal album, "Death by Sexy," frontman Jesse 'The Devil' Hughes has several other projects up his sleeve. In addition to the January arrival of the sophomore Eagles Of Death Metal album, "Death by…

  14. Hot Product

    September 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ray Charles From Ray's Vaults In celebration of what would have been the 75th birthday of Ray Charles, Rhino is releasing two albums by the icon this week: a collection of duets, "Genius and Friends," and, as previously reported, a 146-track boxed set of his seminal work, "…

  15. 'ReAct Now' Downloads To Aid Katrina Relief

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Performances by such acts as U2, Neil Young, Green Day, Big & Rich, Trent Reznor and the Red Hot Chili Peppers from last week's "ReAct Now: Music and Relief" telethon will soon be available as dow Performances by such acts as U2, Neil Young, Green Day, Big & Rich, Trent…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>For the first time since learning he has Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC), country singer Chris LeDoux returns to the stage while he awaits the necessary liver transplant. <br clear= 2004 - Johnny Ramone, guitarist in New York City punk rock pioneers the…

  17. Casting Crowns -- Breaking The Mold

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Every once in a while there's a success story that defies the odds, overcomes obstacles, slays skeptics and rises from obscurity to top the charts. In today's Christian music community, it is Casting Crowns. The septet from Georgia…

  18. Hot Product

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Trapt/Switchfoot Sonic Success When the singles "Meant to Live" and "Dare You to Move" exploded, propelling sales of 2003's "The Beautiful Letdown" past the 2 million mark, Switchfoot looked like rock music's latest overnight success story. In truth,…

  19. Hot Product

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Institute Institute In Session Former Bush frontman Gavin Rossdale certainly isn't new to Billboard's charts, but his most recent band, Institute, is. Its first single, "Bullet-Proof Skin," is No. 31 on Billboard's Mainstream Rock tally, ahead of this week's…

  20. This Day in Music

    September 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Police announce that Miguel Dega, president of Spain's biggest indie label, Max Music, has been arrested on charges of kidnapping and the attempted murder of his former partner, Ricardo 2001 - Singer-songwriter Carolyn Dawn Johnson dominates the Canadian Country…

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