1. Rolling Stones Fail To Force Audit

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Rolling Stones failed today (Nov. 12) to force an audit of the books of Decca Music Group, which they say may not have paid them all the royalties from their "40 Licks" greatest hits album. The Rolling Stones failed today (Nov. 12) to force an audit of the books of Decca Music…

  2. Judge Won't Remove Jackson Prosecutor

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST A judge today (Nov. 4) rejected a defense bid to remove the district attorney trying pop star Michael Jackson on child molestation charges and said there was no proof he had acted improperly or overze A judge today (Nov. 4) rejected a defense bid to remove the district attorney trying pop…

  3. Exodus

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Known as Hikki back home, 21-year-old J-pop superstar Utada Hikaru has opted to go the one-name route for her highly auspicious U.S. Known as Hikki back home, 21-year-old J-pop superstar Utada Hikaru has opted to go the one-name route for her highly auspicious U.S. debut album, "Exodus.…

  4. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 4-10)

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 4-10, 2004). INSIDE HIP-HOP: It's hip-hop's week in the sun as the genre comes under the television microscope from several different angles. VH1 is at the forefront of the looksee, with "And You Don't Stop: 30…

  5. 41TunesOnTV

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 4-10, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 4 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Mase (also scheduled: John Travolta). "And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip Hop - Back in the Day," VH1…

  6. Chaka Khan's Son Arrested For Murder

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The 25-year-old son of veteran R&B singer Chaka Khan has been arrested for murder after shooting another man while they fought over a gun, according to Los Angeles police. The 25-year-old son of veteran R&B singer Chaka Khan has been arrested for murder after shooting another man…

  7. 'Truth' Tour Spawns CD, DVD

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Highlights from last year's Tell Us the Truth tour, which featured Steve Earle, R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, Billy Bragg and Tom Morello, will be released on CD (Oct. 5) and DVD (Oct. 19) via Artemis. Highlights from last year's Tell Us the Truth tour, which featured Steve Earle, R.E.M…

  8. Tankian, Morello Assemble 'Axis' Compilation

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The July 17 concert at Hollywood's Avalon, spearheaded by System Of A Down's Serj Tankian and Audioslave's Tom Morello as part of their non-profit Axis of Justice political organization, will be relea The July 17 concert at Hollywood's Avalon, spearheaded by System Of A…

  9. Morello Wields Politics On Anti-Bush Tour

    August 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Billed as the Nightwatchman, Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello is taking his acoustic guitar, three chords and the truth on the road this fall for more than half of the 20-date Rock Against Bush tour, Billed as the Nightwatchman, Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello is taking his acoustic guitar,…

  10. Betzaida

    August 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Betzaida, a native of Chicago with Puerto Rican and Mexican roots, shows much promise on her debut. Betzaida, a native of Chicago with Puerto Rican and Mexican roots, shows much promise on her debut. Although reminiscent of Jennifer Peña in sound and material (both were produced by Rudy Pérez…

  11. Billboard Bits: Metallica, Latin Grammys, Warwick

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stories about Metallica, Latin Grammys and Dionne Warwick. Elektra/Rhino Vinyl has set an Oct. 26 release date for Metallica's "Vinyl Box." The set will collect special editions of the veteran hard rock act's first four studio albums, plus the "Garage Days Re…

  12. Ruben Blades Named To Panamanian Post

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ruben Blades will be Panama's new tourism minister, said President-elect Martin Torrijos. Famed salsa musician Ruben Blades will be Panama's new tourism minister, said President-elect Martin Torrijos. Torrijos, who takes office Sept. 1, announced Friday he would raise the Panamanian…

  13. Queensryche Brings 'Mindcrime' Back To Life

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sixteen years after the release of "Operation: Mindcrime," Queensryche is writing the next chapter to the 1988 concept album that broke the progressive rock band into the mainstream. Sixteen years after the release of "Operation: Mindcrime," Queensryche is writing the next…

  14. Judge Won't Suspend Courtney Love Warrant

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Los Angeles judge yesterday (July 22) refused to suspend the warrant he issued nearly two weeks ago for Courtney Love, denying her bid to return to California to face an assault charge without fear A Los Angeles judge yesterday (July 22) refused to suspend the warrant he issued nearly two…

  15. Billboard Bits: Rush, Zombie, Simmons

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Rush, Rob Zombie, Russell Simmons Rush's first four albums for Atlantic Records have been remastered and will be re-released Aug. 24 by the label. The titles include 1989's "Presto," 1991's "Roll the Bones," 1993's "Counterparts" and…

  16. Rhino Box Surveys Fertile '80s Underground

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The fertile alternative and college scenes of the 1980s that fueled the commercial modern rock explosion of the following decade are the basis for Rhino's latest comprehensive musical survey. Due Oct. The fertile alternative and college scenes of the 1980s that fueled the commercial…

  17. Jackson Seeking To Keep Media At Bay

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Denouncing the motives of the news and entertainment media, Michael Jackson's lawyers asked an appellate court in Los Angeles yesterday (July 19) to refuse an expedited hearing on a media access chall Denouncing the motives of the news and entertainment media, Michael Jackson's…

  18. Biafra Clarifies Legal Position

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jello Biafra says frustration with the U.S. legal system is the reason he and his Alternative Tentacles label dropped their remaining lawsuit against his old Dead Kennedys bandmates. Jello Biafra says frustration with the U.S. legal system is the reason he and his Alternative Tentacles label…

  19. Love Discharged From NYC Hospital

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love was discharged yesterday (July 12) from Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan where she spent the weekend, according to a person close to the performer. Courtney Love was discharged yesterday (July 12) from Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan where she spent the weekend,…

  20. Bench Warrant Issued For Courtney Love

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A bench warrant was issued today (July 9) for the arrest of troubled rock star Courtney Love on her 40th birthday. The artist failed to appear in court for arraignment on an assault charge in Los Ange A bench warrant was issued today (July 9) for the arrest of troubled rock star Courtney Love…

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