1. Thrice, Deftones Lead 2006 Taste Of Chaos Bill

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST A wide cross-section of rock acts have signed on for the 2006 Taste of Chaos tour, which will begin Feb. 16 in San Diego and continue on to 45 additional North American cities. The bill is led by Thri A wide cross-section of rock acts have signed on for the 2006 Taste of Chaos tour, which…

  2. Verdict Expected Tomorrow In Murder Inc. Case

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST A verdict is expected tomorrow in the money laundering trial of Murder Inc. Records founders Irv and Chris Lorenzo. Federal prosecutors charge the men laundered large sums of money through the company A verdict is expected tomorrow in the money laundering trial of Murder Inc. Records founders…

  3. Spears Headed To Broadway?

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears is in talks to play the lead role in the musical "Sweet Charity" on Broadway, the New York Post reported today (Nov. 23). Britney Spears is in talks to play the lead role in the musical "Sweet Charity" on Broadway, the New York Post reported today (Nov. 23).…

  4. Warren G Pays Tribute To Katrina Victims

    November 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Warren G has released a remix of the single "Get U Down" featuring Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube and B. Real of Cypress Hill, which he is dedicating to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. "I wanted to address wh Warren G has released a remix of the single "Get U Down" featuring…

  5. Bauhaus / Nov. 16, 2005 / Toronto (Kool Haus)

    November 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST With an almost obligatory dress code of black in effect and the entire venue immersed in near darkness, the reunited Bauhaus introduced its 19-song set with a series of brooding noises and effects, as Although they have few rivals when it comes to goth music, Bauhaus seemed to have missed the…

  6. Mariah Wins Big At Vibe Awards

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walked away the big winner at Saturday's third annual Vibe Awards. Adding another chapter to her 2005 comeback story, Mariah Carey walked away the big winner at Saturday's third annual Vibe Awards. Carey netted artist…

  7. Admirers Sign On For Fahey Tribute

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Disciples pay homage on "I Am the Resurrection: A Tribute to John Fahey," to be issued Feb. 14 by Vanguard, eight days short of the fifth anniversary of Fahey's death. In 1965, John Fahey released "The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death," an album of guitar solos. …

  8. Broken Social Scene / Nov. 1, 2005 / Boulder, Colo. (Boulder Theatre)

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Traditionally "standing room only" refers to the audience and not the performers. But on its current tour, Toronto collective Broken Social Scene and its 13 (or so) members must find having enough roo Traditionally "standing room only" refers to the audience and not the…

  9. Backstreet Boys Sue Pearlman, Trans Continental

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Backstreet Boys filed a lawsuit against Louis Pearlman and his Trans Continental Records today (Nov. 3) for reimbursement of legal settlements the group paid to former member Sam "Phoenix Stone" L The Backstreet Boys filed a lawsuit against Louis Pearlman and his Trans…

  10. Wedren Returns To Guitar Rock On Solo Debut

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Although cult favorite art rock act Shudder To Think has been off the radar for several years, former frontman Craig Wedren remains busy as a member of the dance/pop outfit Baby and as a composer for Although cult favorite art rock act Shudder To Think has been off the radar for several years…

  11. Ask Billboard

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Robbie Williams, Erick Prydz and more. LESS INTENSIVE CARE Hi Keith, I really enjoy reading your answers every week. I was recently looking in the Apple iTunes Music Store and saw that Robbie Williams' new album, "Intensive Care" is…

  12. Stars Set For 'Broadway Meets Country' Benefit

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Leading names from Broadway and country music have signed on for the aptly named benefit concert Broadway Meets Country. Leading names from Broadway and country music have signed on for the aptly named benefit concert Broadway Meets Country. As previously reported , the Nov. 12 event at…

  13. Broken Social Scene

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Toronto indie collective Broken Social Scene and Metric, one of its contributing sects, see Billboard chart debuts in the same week. The whole of Toronto-based Broken Social Scene is the sum of many -- most of whom stem from a host of popular Canadian indie acts including Feist, Stars and…

  14. This Day in Music

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine, original guitarist for Canned Heat, is found dead in his hotel room in France. The cause of death is undetermined.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - A man identifying himself as Kid…

  15. OnTV

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 17-23, 2005. MONDAY, OCT. 17 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Rod Stewart (also scheduled: Billie Jean King). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Simply Red (also scheduled: Dakota Fanning). "Total…

  16. TunesOnTV

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 10-16, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 10 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Goo Goo Dolls. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: George Huff (also scheduled: Denis Leary). "Total Request…

  17. Lawyer Denies Drugs Belong To Boy George

    October 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A lawyer for Boy George is denying that drugs found in the British singer's apartment belonged to him. Authorities said the singer, whose real name is George O'Dowd, was arraigned on drug charges earl A lawyer for Boy George is denying that drugs found in the British singer's…

  18. Boy George Arrested On Drug Charge

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Singer Boy George was arrested in New York on suspicion of possessing drugs and making a fake police report after he called 911 early this morning (Oct. 7) and falsely said his home had been burglariz Singer Boy George was arrested in New York on suspicion of possessing drugs and making a…

  19. Mike Peters

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT His wife and toddler son in tow, Mike resumes the Dead Men Walking tour in Scotland and Captain Sensible decides the gigs are 'clothing optional.' Friday 30th September-Kinloss, Scotland Big drive up to Scotland today. The whole of the Peters family is on the road. Myself, Jules and…

  20. Billboard Bits: Slipknot, John Cale, Jessi Colter

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Slipknot, John Cale, Jessi Colter Slipknot's nine members will appear as unlockable characters in the upcoming video game "Infected," which will be released next month for PSP by Majesco Entertainment. The group has also contributed the tracks "Eyeless," "…

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