1. Billboard Bits: Korn, Thrice, John McLaughlin, Topley-Bird

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Korn, Thrice, John McLaughlin, Topley-Bird Korn frontman Jonathan Davis has been released from a London hospital, where he has been treated over the past four days for the blood ailment immune thrombocytopenic purpura. As reported yesterday (June 12), Korn was forced to scrap its…

  2. 'Boys' Dominate Tony Awards

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The boys ruled last night (June 11) at the 60th annual Tony Awards in New York, with "Jersey Boys," the jukebox musical following the rise of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, and "The History Boys, The boys ruled last night (June 11) at the 60th annual Tony Awards in New…

  3. This Day in Music

    June 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>James Eugene "Rosy" McHargue, a prolific jazz clarinetist, saxophonist and singer, dies in Los Angeles. He is 97. McHargue played with the bands of Benny Goodman and Kay Kyser.<br clear= 2003 - Beck is prevented from performing at the Field Day Festival…

  4. Behind The Wheel Of A Large Automobile

    June 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In addition to a score by Randy Newman, the Walt Disney Records soundtrack for the Disney/Pixar film "Cars" boasts new songs by Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow and James Taylor, who performs the Newman-penn In addition to a score by Randy Newman, the Walt Disney Records soundtrack for the…

  5. Billboard Bits: Dirty Pretty Things, Dulli/Lanegan, Chuck Berry

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Dirty Pretty Things, Dulli/Lanegan, Chuck Berry "Waterloo to Anywhere," the debut album from ex-Libertines principal Carl Barat's new band Dirty Pretty Things, will be released Aug. 1 in North America via Interscope. The set has been out since last month internationally…

  6. Original Faith No More Singer Resurfaces

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Although the Mike Patton-led line up of Faith No More conquered the charts, it was the Chuck Mosley-led incarnation that made the group a college radio favorite during the mid to late 1980s. Although the Mike Patton-led line up of Faith No More conquered the charts, it was the Chuck Mosley…

  7. 22OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 29 - June 4, 2006. 22OnTV 20060530_col_ontv Music-related TV listings for May 29-June 4, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 29 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): Snow Patrol (also scheduled: Paul Newman, Owen Wilson). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): James Blunt.…

  8. Billboard Bits: Keane, 'Dead Man Walking,' West Memphis Three

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Keane, 'Dead Man Walking,' West Memphis Three Keane will celebrate the June 20 release of its sophomore album , "Under the Iron Sea," with five U.S. club shows. The U.K. trio will play on release day at San Francisco's Great American Music Hall, June 21 at Los…

  9. Guitarist Splits From Sum 41

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sum 41 guitarist Dave Baksh has amicably left the group to concentrate on his own band, Brown Brigade. Sum 41 guitarist Dave Baksh has amicably left the group to concentrate on his own band, Brown Brigade. "He was sick of this whole life and would have more fun playing in his own classic…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Kenny Rogers receives a special Career Achievement Award from the Academy of Country Music during its 36th annual awards show, held at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles. The awar 2005 - In what is billed as the first "descriptive music video," the…

  11. Thorogood Rocks 'Hard' On New Album

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rocker George Thorogood will return May 30 with "The Hard Stuff," his latest album with his band the Destroyers. Veteran rocker George Thorogood will return May 30 with "The Hard Stuff," his latest album with his band the Destroyers. In addition to a handful of…

  12. Paisley, Crow Rev Up 'Cars' Soundtrack

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In addition to a score by Randy Newman, the Walt Disney Records soundtrack for the Disney/Pixar film "Cars" boasts new songs by Brad Paisley, Sheryl Crow and James Taylor, who performs the Newman-penn In addition to a score by Randy Newman, the Walt Disney Records soundtrack for the…

  13. Aspiring Rappers Eschew Gangs On 'Rep Yo Set'

    April 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT More than 20 former Los Angeles gang members-turned-rappers have united to record material for the compilation album "Rep Yo Set," due Aug. 8 via Universal. More than 20 former Los Angeles gang members-turned-rappers have united to record material for the compilation album "Rep…

  14. Day Break

    April 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In-demand producer/artist Junkie XL's new studio album, "Today," arrives this week via Ultra Records. In-demand producer/artist Junkie XL's new studio album, "Today," arrives this week via Ultra Records. It's the follow-up to 2004's "Radio JXL: A…

  15. Chuck Berry Film Bolstered With Extras

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Hail! Hail!" will be issued as a two-disc "Special Edition" and a four-disc "Ultimate Edition." Both include 54 minutes of previously unreleased Berry rehearsals. As tipped here in January, Image Entertainment is prepping a June 27 DVD release for "Hail!…

  16. Talkin' 'Trash'

    April 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith will this week release his first album for his own Show Dog Nashville imprint, "White Trash With Money." The set was co-produced by Lari White, marking a break from Keith's longtime produce Toby Keith will this week release his first album for his own Show Dog…

  17. Gorillaz / April 2, 5, 2006 / Harlem, N.Y. (Apollo Theatre)

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The first night of a multi-date stand can either be a rousing success or a total train wreck. In the case of Gorillaz's run at New York's Apollo Theatre, it was a little bit of both. How would they pu The first night of a multi-date stand can either be a rousing success or a total…

  18. Toby Keith: 'White Trash With Money' & Proud Of It

    April 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith likes to shock people. So says his longtime friend -- and now co-producer -- Lari White. Toby Keith likes to shock people. So says his longtime friend -- and now co-producer -- Lari White. She thinks shock value may be part of the reason Keith tapped her for his latest project. In…

  19. ON TV

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 3-9, 2006. MONDAY, APRIL 3 “Good Morning America,” ABC Featured artist(s): The Pretenders (also scheduled: Lucy Liu, Stephen Lanzalotta). “Today,” NBC Featured artist(s): Pink (also scheduled: Antonio Banderas). “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Syndicated…

  20. Public Enemy To Show 'Soul' On New Album

    March 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST By letting rap artist Paris write the lyrics and record the music for Public Enemy's latest album, "Rebirth of a Nation," the entire project was a successful exercise in creativity, Chuck D tells Bill By letting rap artist Paris write the lyrics and record the music for Public…

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