1. 11OnTV

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Mar. 12 - Mar. 18, 2007. MONDAY, Mar. 12 "Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony," VH1C Featured Artists: : Grandmaster Flash, R.E.M., The Ronettes (also scheduled: Patti Smith, Van Halen, Eddie Vedder, Keith Richards, Jay-Z, Velvet Revolver,…

  2. The Billboard Q&A: Modest Mouse

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Modest Mouse had been an indie rock standard-bearer for more than a decade when its single "Float On" suddenly became a mainstream hit in 2004. The Epic album from which it was drawn, "Good News for P Modest Mouse had been an indie rock standard-bearer for more than a decade…

  3. Say Anything Gets Sexy With Fonzie, Begins New CD

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Up-and-coming rock outfit Say Anything has channeled teen angst into a clever video for its new single, "Wow, I Can Get Sexual Too," which premieres Monday (March 12) on MTV's "TRL." Up-and-coming rock outfit Say Anything has channeled teen angst into a clever video…

  4. Jeff Buckley Saluted With Best-Of, DVD

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST To mark the 10th anniversary of singer/songwriter Jeff Buckley's death, Columbia/Legacy will on May 22 release a single-disc best-of and a DVD of the documentary "Amazing Grace." To mark the 10th anniversary of singer/songwriter Jeff Buckley's death, Columbia/Legacy will…

  5. Chart Beat Chat

    March 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss the curse of the No. 4 spot, No. 1 recordings with most samples and more! FOUR MOST IN OUR THOUGHTS Dear Fred: Nearly four years ago I wrote that the American Idol Finalists' "God Bless The U.S.A." debuted at No. 4 but fell to No. 19 the next week,…

  6. New Order's Hook Drafts Stars For New Project

    March 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST New Order bassist Peter Hook is gathering some famous friends to collaborate on his new project, Freebass. The trio -- which comprises Hook, former Smiths bassist Andy Rourke and former Stone Roses/cu New Order bassist Peter Hook is gathering some famous friends to collaborate on his new…

  7. Chart Beat Chat

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Fred and his readers discuss the curse of the #4 spot, No. 1 recordings with most samples and more! FOUR MOST IN OUR THOUGHTS Dear Fred: Nearly four years ago I wrote that the American Idol Finalists' "God Bless The U.S.A." debuted at No. 4 but fell to No. 19 the next week, and…

  8. Exclusive: Bad Brains Back To Rock The 'Nation' With Beastie

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST As standard bearers of the East Coast hardcore scene in the early 1980s, Bad Brains were partly responsible for helping the Beastie Boys first get into the recording studio. Now, one of the Boys is re As standard bearers of the East Coast hardcore scene in the early 1980s, Bad Brains were…

  9. Jay-Z, Vedder, Richards Among Rock Hall Inducters

    March 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Several superstar artists have signed on to induct artists into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a March 12 ceremony in New York. Jay-Z will induct Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, while Pearl Several superstar artists have signed on to induct artists into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

  10. 'Friends' Rework, Play With Stars' 'Fire'

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST Members of Broken Social Scene, the Dears, Junior Boys, the Stills and Metric are among the artists reworking every song from Stars' 2004 album "Set Yourself on Fire." Members of Broken Social Scene, the Dears, Junior Boys, the Stills and Metric are among the artists reworking…

  11. Billboard Bits: Neko Case, Clash Compilation, mtvU

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Neko Case is gearing up to hit the road later in March for a headlining solo tour. The singer/songwriter will kick off with a trio of dates at Park West in Chicago beginning March 28 and will tour thr Neko Case is gearing up to hit the road later in March for a headlining solo tour. The…

  12. All-Star Lineup Rocks Tibet House Benefit

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Michael Stipe, Patti Smith, Lou Reed and Ray Davies were among the featured performers at the 17th annual Tibet House Benefit at Carnegie Hall last night (Feb. 26) in New York. Debbie Harry, Ben Harpe Michael Stipe, Patti Smith, Lou Reed and Ray Davies were among the featured performers at…

  13. Another Side Of Dylan On Display In Film Outtakes

    February 27, 2007 12:00 AM EST Through catching him trying on loud, skinny ties, playing nice with journalists or waving at fans, a new version of D.A. Pennebaker's famed Bob Dylan documentary "Don't Look Back" paints the singer as Through catching him trying on loud, skinny ties, playing nice with…

  14. Rhymes Considering Plea Deal In Assault Case

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Busta Rhymes rejected a New York prosecutor's offer of six months in jail on two assault charges today (Feb. 20) but is considering a judge's deal that would let him plead guilty to misdemeanor assaul Busta Rhymes rejected a New York prosecutor's offer of six months in jail on…

  15. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer. 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and Shove It," dies in a Nashville nursing home of emphysema and diabetes, among other problems. He is 64. 2003 - Country singer Johnny Paycheck, best known for his 1977 song "Take This Job and…

  17. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 2)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 1 ... What did it take to sign artists in the early '50s?…

  18. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon (page 5)

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Continued from page 4 ... You once tried to buy Island Records, years before…

  19. This Day in Music

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a joy ride in an ambulance. Griggs and band member Kevin Weaver came upon the vehicle, with keys inside, in the parking lo 2001 - Country singer Andy Griggs is arrested just before 3 a.m. after taking a joy ride in…

  20. Top Acts Sign On For 'Live Earth' Benefit Concerts

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ex-Vice President Al Gore and a host of celebrities gathered today (Feb 15) in Los Angeles to reveal plans for Live Earth -- the Concert for a Climate in Crisis, a series of seven concerts set to take Ex-Vice President Al Gore and a host of celebrities gathered today (Feb 15) in Los Angeles…

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