1. Billboard Bits: Slash, Glen Phillips, TMBG

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Slash, Glen Phillips, TMBG Velvet Revolver guitarist Slash will make his first foray into video game music on an upcoming EA Sports NASCAR game, due later this year. "There will be theme music," he tells Billboard.com. "No words or anything like that, because there is…

  2. Prosecutor: Spector Has Habit With Guns

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Prosecutors are asking a judge to permit evidence at Phil Spector's Los Angeles murder trial that the record producer has a history of pulling guns on women, according to court filings unsealed yester Prosecutors are asking a judge to permit evidence at Phil Spector's Los Angeles…

  3. Lil' Kim Called Liar At Trial

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hip-hop diva Lil' Kim repeatedly told a grand jury "preposterous" lies, a federal prosecutor told jurors today (March 14) as she urged them to convict the hip-hop diva of perjury for her eyewitness ac Hip-hop diva Lil' Kim repeatedly told a grand jury "preposterous…

  4. Gorillaz Battle 'Demon Days' On New Album

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Cartoon quartet Gorillaz will on May 24 release its sophomore Virgin album, "Demon Days." Cartoon quartet Gorillaz will on May 24 release its sophomore Virgin album, "Demon Days." A video is in production for first single "Feel Good Inc.," featuring De La Soul.…

  5. Lil' Kim Takes Stand At Perjury Trial

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rap star Lil' Kim testified at her federal perjury trial today (March 10) in New York, telling jurors she was bullied by prosecutors when she allegedly lied to a grand jury about a 2001 shootout. Rap star Lil' Kim testified at her federal perjury trial today (March 10) in New York,…

  6. 50 Cent, The Game Call A Truce In Harlem

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Today (March 9), 50 Cent and the Game publicly squashed a bitter feud that erupted in gunfire last week after 50 kicked Game out of his G-Unit clique for disloyalty. Perhaps selling 1.1 million copies of his new album, "The Massacre," in four days has softened the heart of 50 Cent.…

  7. BREAKING & ENTERING

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Comeback Kid /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News …

  8. Jail Can't 'Stop' New Sigel Album

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Incarcerated rapper Beanie Sigel returns to the spotlight tomorrow (March 5), when AOL Music's First Listen initiative begins streaming his new single, "Don't Stop." Incarcerated rapper Beanie Sigel returns to the spotlight tomorrow (March 5), when AOL Music's First…

  9. Velvet Revolver Reloads For Spring Tour

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver will graduate to arena-level shows on its spring tour, which begins March 19 in Phoenix and will run through late May. During a short break in mid-April, the quint Hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver will graduate to arena-level shows on its spring tour,…

  10. ASK BILLBOARD

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Your Questions About Boy Bands, Green Day & More /bb/ask/index.jsp News …

  11. Witness: Jackson Lawyer Targeted Boy's Mom

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST A public relations specialist testified today (March 2) in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial that a Jackson lawyer told her in the aftermath of a damaging documentary that the mother of the bo A public relations specialist testified today (March 2) in Michael Jackson's child…

  12. BREAKING & ENTERING

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Low /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News …

  13. This Day in Music

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The Twist," dies in L.A. of throat cancer. His age is variously reported as 66 and 75. 2003 - Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The Twist," dies in L.A. of…

  14. Prosecutor: Lil' Kim Lied About Shooting

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rapper Lil' Kim "flat out lied" to a grand jury investigating the roles of her friends in a 2001 shootout that sent some 30 bullets flying outside a Manhattan radio station, a U.S. prosecutor said tod Rapper Lil' Kim "flat out lied" to a grand jury investigating…

  15. This Day in Music

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi's pre-blues fife-and-drum tradition, dies in Gravel Springs, Miss., of pneumonia. He is 94. 2003 - Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi's pre-blues fife-and-drum tradition,…

  16. Wallflowers Ready 'Rebel' Return

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST After more than three years away, the Wallflowers are plotting a May 24 return with the Interscope set "Rebel, Sweetheart." The Jakob Dylan-led act's fifth album will be preceded in mid-March by the r After more than three years away, the Wallflowers are plotting a May 24…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop crossover hit "Just One Look," dies in Las Vegas. The 67-year-old singer/songwriter had suffered from emphysema. Born Doris Payne 2004 - Doris Troy, best known for the 1963 Atlantic R&B/pop…

  18. VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped" consists of 15 hit metal ballads from the '80s that helped break mainstream radio barriers for such bands as Warrant ("I Saw Red") and Slaughter ("Fly to the Angels "VH1 Classic Metal Mania: Stripped" consists of 15…

  19. Spector's Murder Trial Set For September

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST A Los Angeles judge yesterday (Feb. 17) scheduled record producer Phil Spector's murder trial for Sept. 16 and said he will review a prosecution motion on what evidence should be allowed. A Los Angeles judge yesterday (Feb. 17) scheduled record producer Phil Spector's murder trial…

  20. HOT PRODUCT

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases from R.E.M., LCD Soundsystem, They Might Be Giants and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News …

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