1. Hot Product

    October 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from poet/songwriter Leonard Cohen, "Dear Heather" (Columbia). Inspirational music veteran Michael W. Smith's "Healing Rain" (Reunion). The latest release from Nick Cave and the Bad…

  2. New Band Aid Single Taking Shape

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Initial details have been nailed down for the impending all-star recording of a "Band Aid III" charity single. Initial details have been nailed down for the impending all-star recording of a "Band Aid III" charity single. A date has not yet been set for the new recording…

  3. Ween Cancels Fall Tour

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Ween has axed its fall U.S. tour due to an undisclosed health issue afflicting one of its members, who was not named. Ween has axed its fall U.S. tour due to an undisclosed health issue afflicting one of its members, who was not named. "There is a problem within the band that requires an…

  4. HOT PRODUCT

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Rod Stewart, Elliott Smith, Jimmy Eat World and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Jimmy Eat , Rod Stewart , Elliott Smith …

  5. Hot Product

    October 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Elliott Smith Fond Farewell Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith's final album, "From a Basement on the Hill," is released this week via Epitaph's Anti- imprint. Smith died from knife wounds last October; the material he had been working on was posthumously overseen by members…

  6. Harmony Honors Nominees

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the inaugural Harmony Honors, to be presented by the Southern Gospel Music Guild (SGMA) Nov. 29 at the TBN Studios located at Trinity Music City in Hendersonville, Tenn. Below are the nominees for the inaugural Harmony Honors, to be presented by the Southern Gospel Music Guild …

  7. Friends Help Springsteen Wrap 'Vote' Tour

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen got a hand from some familiar faces last night (Oct. 13) in East Rutherford, N.J., in what served as one final taste of the Vote for Change tour to oust President Bush from the White Bruce Springsteen got a hand from some familiar faces last night (Oct. 13) at Continental…

  8. Matchbox Twenty Guitarist Goes Solo

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Matchbox twenty guitarist Kyle Cook will on Oct. 29 self-release the debut EP from his side band, the New Left. The six-track "Let Go" finds Cook collaborating with drummer Brett Borges, bassist John Matchbox twenty guitarist Kyle Cook will on Oct. 29 self-release the debut EP from…

  9. Vote For Change Tour Wraps In D.C.

    October 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Vote for Change tour wrapped last night (Oct. 11) with a star-studded finale at Washington, D.C.'s MCI Center. To close the show, more than a dozen major acts teamed for covers of the Nick Lowe-wr The Vote for Change tour wrapped last night (Oct. 11) with a star-studded finale at…

  10. Hot Product

    October 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Joseph Arthur 'Remain' In Light Singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur crowns a new deal with Vector Recordings with his fourth studio album, "Our Shadows Will Remain." Sessions for the 12-track set began after Arthur gave up his New York apartment and headed for New Orleans with…

  11. The Cure Expands 'Three Imaginary Boys'

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Cure will release a deluxe edition of its 1979 debut, "Three Imaginary Boys," internationally on Nov. 29 and Dec. 7 in North America via Geffen. The Cure will release a deluxe edition of its 1979 debut, "Three Imaginary Boys," internationally on Nov. 29 and Dec. 7 in…

  12. CD/DVD Captures Queen 'On Fire'

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records will on Nov. 9 unveil the first commercial release of Queen's 1982 concert at London's Milton Keynes Bowl, originally broadcast on British television and MTV. Hollywood Records will on Nov. 9 unveil the first commercial release of Queen's 1982 concert at…

  13. Billboard Bits: Love, ATP, Cullum/Charles

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Courtney Love, ATP, Cullum/Charles Despite ongoing legal and financial woes, Courtney Love is finally mounting a short tour with her all-girl backing band, the Chelsea. The five-date California swing begins Oct. 24 in San Diego and will proceed to San Francisco (Oct. 26), Santa Cruz …

  14. MustVote.com, Elliott Smith, Joe Pernice

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: MustVote.com, Elliott Smith and Joe Pernice. MUSIC FOR VOTES: Many figures in the music community have mobilized this election year to encourage their fans to register and vote in the…

  15. THE TANGLED WEB

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Destinations: MustVote.com, Elliott Smith & More /bb/tangledweb/index.jsp News Elliott Smith …

  16. 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…

  17. Springsteen, R.E.M. Open 'Vote For Change' Tour

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen rocked concertgoers while trying to rock the vote Friday night in Philadelphia, leading a band of top musicians in a rollicking show to help elect Democrat John Kerry to the White Ho Bruce Springsteen rocked concertgoers while trying to rock the vote Friday night in…

  18. Everybody Loves a Happy Ending

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British duo Tears for Fears released three albums in the '80s, including chart-topper "Songs From the Big Chair." Following 1989 disc "The Seeds of Love," bandmates Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith parte British duo Tears for Fears released three albums in the '80s,…

  19. Lynn Takes Two Americana Awards

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Loretta Lynn earned two trophies Friday at the third annual Americana Honors & Awards in Nashville. The veteran country performer was named artist of the year, while her acclaimed Jack White-produ Loretta Lynn earned two trophies Friday at the third annual Americana Honors & Awards in…

  20. 40TunesOnTV

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 27 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Patti Scialfa (also scheduled: Lauren Graham, Peter Boyle). "VH1 All Access: When Stars Get Scammed,"…

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