1. Velvet Revolver, Chingy Pen 'Fantastic' Tunes

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Velvet Revolver, Chingy, Taking Back Sunday, Joss Stone and Ryan Cabrera have contributed new songs to the "Fantastic Four" soundtrack, due July 5 from Wind-Up. Velvet Revolver, Chingy, Taking Back Sunday, Joss Stone and Ryan Cabrera have contributed new songs to the "Fantastic…

  2. Billboard Bits: 'Decades Rock,' Nada Surf, Foo Fighters

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Decades Rock,' Nada Surf, Foo Fighters VH1 Classic and World Productions have created "Decades Rock Live," a new live concert series featuring rock and soul artists who have influenced popular music over the past 50 years. The show will debut in September on VH1…

  3. 23TunesOnTV

    May 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 30-June 5, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 30 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Antigone Rising (also scheduled: Amber Tamblyn, Blake Lively). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Ben Folds (also scheduled: Christina…

  4. Hot Product

    May 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from electronica purveyor Kieran Hebden's Four Tet, "Everything Ecstatic" (Domino). New albums from hotly tipped U.K. rock acts Maximo Park ("A Certain Trigger," Warp) and the Dead 60&…

  5. Defense Rests In Michael Jackson Case

    May 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The defense rested today (May 25) in Michael Jackson's molestation trial, wrapping up a succinct presentation that portrayed the accuser as a cunning schemer and his mother as a shakedown artist. Jack The defense rested today (May 25) in Michael Jackson's molestation trial without…

  6. Billboard Bits: Dylan, Hot Summer Nights, SHOF

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Bob Dylan, Hot Summer Nights, SHOF Two classic early Bob Dylan albums will be reissued in remastered form June 21 via Legacy. 1961's "Bob Dylan" and 1964's "The Times They Are A-Changin'" will also boast the original LP artwork plus previously unseen…

  7. 22TunesOnTV

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 23-29, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 23 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kelly Clarkson (also scheduled: Morgan Spurlock). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artists: Gretchen Wilson, Faith Hill …

  8. Madness Inks With V2, New Album In Works

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Esteemed U.K. ska act Madness has signed with V2, which is eyeing a July 19 North American release for an as-yet-untitled new album from the original lineup of the group. Esteemed U.K. ska act Madness has signed with V2, which is eyeing a July 19 North American release for an as-yet-untitled…

  9. Crowes, Maceo In Line For Blues & Brews Fest

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Black Crowes, Maceo Parker and the Subdudes are among the artists who will take part in Colorado's 12th annual Telluride Blues & Brews festival. The Black Crowes, Maceo Parker and the Subdudes are among the artists who will take part in Colorado's 12th annual Telluride Blues…

  10. Jackson Witness Testifies About Inconsistencies

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The mother of Michael Jackson's accuser complained that she and her children were being kept away from the pop star during the time period prosecutors say one of her sons was being molested, a witness The mother of Michael Jackson's accuser complained that she and her children were…

  11. Billboard Bits: The Who, $2 Bill Concert, Hawkins

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on The Who, $2 Bill Concert, Hawkins Veteran U.K. rock act the Who will stage its only planned U.S. performance of the year June 13 at Samsung's Four Seasons of Hope charity dinner at New York's Gotham Hall. Jon Bon Jovi will be among the event's "American Legends…

  12. Keith Urban, Gretchen Wilson Lead ACM Winners

    May 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson were the big winners at last night's (May 17) Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas. Wilson was the surprise winner in the female vocalist of the year category, Keith Urban and Gretchen Wilson were the big winners at last night's (May 17)…

  13. Good Charlotte Parts Ways With Drummer

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Good Charlotte has parted ways with drummer Chris Wilson, according to a message on the band's... Good Charlotte has parted ways with drummer Chris Wilson, according to a message on the band's official Web site . Without revealing specifics, the post says Wilson is suffering from …

  14. Coldplay Tells Stories At Intimate New York Gig

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay dropped in on the tiny Harvey Theatre in downtown Brooklyn, N.Y., last night (May 16) to tape an episode of VH1's newly revived "Storytellers" show. The show will premiere June 8, the day aft Coldplay dropped in on the tiny Harvey Theatre in downtown Brooklyn, N.Y.,…

  15. Audioslave Captures Cuba Visit For DVD

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When Audioslave took the stage May 6 at Havana's outdoor Anti-Imperialist Tribunal to play a free show, guitarist Tom Morello admits he didn't know what to expect. "We had no idea if it was going to b When Audioslave took the stage May 6 at Havana's outdoor Anti…

  16. Willie Readies Reggae Riddims

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nearly a decade after hatching the idea for a country album that infuses reggae, Willie Nelson's "Countryman" will see release this summer by Lost Highway. Nearly a decade after hatching the idea for a country album that infuses reggae, Willie Nelson's "Countryman…

  17. Dashboard Recording With Daniel Lanois

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dashboard Confessional is in Canada recording its next album with famed producer Daniel Lanois (Bob Dylan, U2). Dashboard Confessional is in Canada recording its next album with famed producer Daniel Lanois (Bob Dylan, U2). According to a spokesperson, the set is tentatively due Oct. 12 via…

  18. Billboard Bits: DMB, MTV Movie Awards, Save The Rhinos

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on DMB, MTV Movie Awards, Save The Rhinos Dave Matthews Band delivered a three-hour set last night (May 9) at New York's Roseland Ballroom to celebrate today's release of its new RCA album, " Stand Up ." The rare small venue performance was cybercast on AOL Music and…

  19. Drummer Gorman Rejoins Black Crowes

    May 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Original Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman has rejoined the band, after opting out of the initial dates on the band's reunion tour. Original Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman has rejoined the band, after opting out of the initial dates on the band's reunion tour. Gorman played his…

  20. Billboard Bits: P. Diddy, Curt Kirkwood, Cafe Tacuba

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on P. Diddy, Curt Kirkwood, Cafe Tacuba MTV has signed a first-look production agreement with Bad Boy Entertainment and its founder, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, who stars in and executive produces the MTV series "Making the Band 3." Under the new pact, Combs will be called…

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