1. Vegoose's 'Roots'

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Roots storm the stage at Vegoose. Black Thought of the band the Roots' performs at the Vegoose Music Festival on Oct. 29 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. News Black Thought …

  2. The Bravery Shoot For The Stars On New Album

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New York rock quintet the Bravery will release its second album, "The Sun and the Moon," early next year via Island. "There's still a lot of unusual sounds on the record, but they're created more by o New York rock quintet the Bravery will release its second album, …

  3. Diddy Scores First No. 1 Album In Nine Years

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997 this week with "Press Play." The Bad Boy/Atlantic effort also knocks Lloyd Banks' "Rotten Apple" from the throne on the Top R&B/H Diddy scores his first No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 since 1997…

  4. My Chemical Romance, Killers Top U.K. Charts

    October 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT My Chemical Romance have proved that their race to the top of last week's U.K. singles chart with "Welcome to the Black Parade" (Reprise) was no fluke. The track retained the top spot on this week's c My Chemical Romance have proved that their race to the top of last week&…

  5. Billboard Bits: Tenacious D, Gretchen Wilson, MerleFest

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In a first-of-its-kind promotion, Tenacious D is making a short film, "Time Fixers," available in two portions via the iTunes Music Store. In a first-of-its-kind promotion, Tenacious D is making a short film, "Time Fixers," available in two portions via the iTunes Music…

  6. Rod Rocks Back With Fourth No. 1 Album

    October 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart earns his fourth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week with "Still the Same ... Great American Rock Classics of Our Time." The J Records effort sold 184,000 copies in the United State Rod Stewart earns his fourth No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 this week with "…

  7. My Chemical Romance, Killers Topple U.K. Charts

    October 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Emo frontrunners My Chemical Romance scored a dramatic U.K. No. 1 single as yesterday's new charts were published, climbing from No. 23 with "Welcome to the Black Parade" (Warner Bros.). The Killers, Emo frontrunners My Chemical Romance scored a dramatic U.K. No. 1 single as…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland wil 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is…

  9. Evanescence Zooms By Killers To Take No. 1

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In another major week for new releases, Evanescence's "The Open Door" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The Wind-Up effort moved 447,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the In another major week for new releases, Evanescence's "The Open…

  10. 41OnTV

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 9 - 15, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 9 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): James Blunt (also scheduled: Donald Trump, John Cena. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s): Sam Moore (also scheduled: Robin…

  11. The Killers, Razorlight Rule U.K. Charts

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A sophomore No. 1 album for the Killers and a first chart-topping single by Razorlight were the highlights of the new U.K. sales charts unveiled yesterday (Oct. 8). The Killers' second album, "Sam's T A sophomore No. 1 album for the Killers and a first chart-topping single by…

  12. Elvis' 'Ed Sullivan' Visits Head To DVD

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley's appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show" will be chronicled on Image Entertainment's 3-disc DVD set "Elvis Presley: The Sullivan Shows." Elvis Presley's appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show" will be chronicled on Image Entertainment&…

  13. Billboard Bits: The Killers, Nick Cannon, Jeremy Enigk/Cursive

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Killers will perform tomorrow (Oct. 3), Wednesday and Thursday on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the first band to do so on the show. The Killers will also appear in a comedy bit with Kimmel. The Killers will perform tomorrow (Oct. 3), Wednesday and Thursday on ABC's "…

  14. 'Town' & Country

    October 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Killers were arguably the biggest artist development story last year. But for bands hot enough to make the Everest-like climb from club to arena level on one album cycle, getting there is only hal The Killers were arguably the biggest artist development story last year. But for bands hot…

  15. Moore Feels Validated By New CD, Itching For Another

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Now that his new Rhino album, "Overnight Sensational," is gaining acclaim, Sam Moore says he's finally gotten something out of the way. Now that his new Rhino album, "Overnight Sensational," is gaining acclaim, Sam Moore says he's finally gotten something out of…

  16. 39OnTV

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 25 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured Artist(s): Cheap Trick. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Matthew Perrymakes). "Live with Regis and…

  17. 38OnTV

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 18-25, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 18 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Dilana Smith (also scheduled: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bradley Whitford). "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Lionel Richie (also scheduled: Dr. Phil…

  18. 36OnTV

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 4-11, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 4 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): The Cheetah Girls, Michael Bolton (also scheduled: Dikembe Mutombo). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. …

  19. Rockabilly Singer Gene Simmons Dies

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rockabilly singer/songwriter Jumpin' Gene Simmons, who worked with Elvis Presley and had a top 20 hit in 1964 with the bouncy "Haunted House," has died. He was 69. Rockabilly singer/songwriter Jumpin' Gene Simmons, who worked with Elvis Presley and had a top 20 hit in 1964…

  20. Crowes Axe Keyboardist, Push Back Album

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Black Crowes have parted ways with longtime keyboardist Eddie Hawrysch due to unspecified "personal issues." The Black Crowes have parted ways with longtime keyboardist Eddie Hawrysch due to unspecified "personal issues." Hawrysch has been an intergral component of the…

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