1. Victimless 'Crime'

    July 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fans of singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega's literary folk-pop ballads have gone six years without a new batch, a wait that finally comes to an end this week with "Beauty & Crime," the first fruit of Fans of singer/songwriter Suzanne Vega's literary folk-pop ballads have…

  2. Wolfgang's Vault Files Countersuit Over Archives

    March 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST A rock archive Web site is fighting back against a copyright lawsuit brought by some of music's most notable classic rock acts, dragging two major record labels into the battle. A rock archive Web site is fighting back against a copyright lawsuit brought by some of music's most…

  3. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe as a digital EP becomes available via the iTunes Music Store. Proceeds from sales of the single benefit Mercy C 2006 - A cover of Joseph Arthur's "In the Sun" recorded by R.E…

  4. Snoop Dogg Sued Over Football Reality Show

    January 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST For Snoop Dogg, nothing comes easy -- even starting a youth football league. New York-based Natural Resources Media & Technology Group has filed suit against the rapper's Snoop Youth Football Leag For Snoop Dogg, nothing comes easy -- even starting a youth football league. New York…

  5. This Day in Music

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Michael Hutchence, lead singer of Australia's premiere pop phenomenon, INXS, is found hanging in his fifth floor suite at the Ritz- Carlton hotel in Sydney.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2005 - Tim McGraw, the Black Eyed Peas, Green Day,…

  6. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: Keanu Reeves, Joey Lauren Adams). "…

  7. Mates Of State / April 12, 2006 / New York (Bowery Ballroom)

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT What's wrong with a Mates Of State show? It's not their expertise. Keyboardist Kori Gardner and drummer Jason Hammel know how to hold down their own territory, despite the fact they sing in rounds, th What's wrong with a Mates Of State show? It's not their expertise.…

  8. Barenaked Ladies Set Sail With Guster

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Barenaked Ladies will team with Guster for the Ships and Dip Cruise early next year. The Barenaked Ladies will team with Guster for the Ships and Dip Cruise early next year. The four-day trip, which will tour through the Turks and Caicos islands in the Caribbean, promises group and solo…

  9. Guster Goes Green For Spring Tour

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST In partnership with environmental non-profit organization Reverb, Guster will embark on the Campus Consciousness tour starting March 29 at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Wash. In partnership with environmental non-profit organization Reverb, Guster will embark on the Campus…

  10. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>The Japanese indie scene mourns former Super Junky Monkey lead vocalist Mutsumi Fukuhara (born Takahashi), after the singer apparently falls from the balcony of her apartment in Osaka. F 2005 - Merle Kilgore, a legendary figure in country music, dies from congestive…

  11. 'Walk The Line' Earns Five Oscar Nominations

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Although the shadow of "Brokeback Mountain" looms large, the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line" pulled in five Academy Award nominations this morning (Jan. 31). Although the shadow of "Brokeback Mountain" looms large, the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line…

  12. On TV

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 9-15, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 9 "Attack of the Show," G4 Featured artist(s): Project 86 (also scheduled: Uwe Boll). "Influenc'd: Green Day," Fuse Featured artist(s): Green Day, Hawthorne Heights, blink-182, Bayside/Name Taken, Taking Back…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Bar/None artist Epick Soundtracks is found dead in London. He is 37. The artist was a member of influential band the Swell Maps.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Jazz impresario Norman Ganz dies in Geneva, Switzerland, of…

  14. Motley Crue Matches Reward For Missing Woman

    April 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Motley Crue is joining efforts to find a Baltimore area woman missing since March 6, when she failed to meet friends for the band's concert in Washington. Motley Crue is joining efforts to find a Baltimore area woman missing since March 6, when she failed to meet friends for the band&…

  15. Janet Jackson Obtains Restraining Order

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Janet Jackson obtained a restraining order yesterday (March 17) against a man who the singer said has been harassing her for nine years. Janet Jackson obtained a restraining order yesterday (March 17) against a man who the singer said has been harassing her for nine years. Robert Gardner, 46,…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>To commemorate the first anniversary of rapper Big Pun's death, a mural is painted in the Bronx section of New York by graffiti artists Tats Crew. The mural replaces one painted the year 2001 - To commemorate the first anniversary of rapper Big Pun's death,…

  17. Swing Era Bandleader Artie Shaw Dies

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Artie Shaw, the brilliant clarinetist and bandleader who epitomized the Big Band era with hits such as "Begin the Beguine" and "Stardust" before abandoning the music world for writing and other pursui At his peak in the 1930s and '40s, Artie Shaw, the brilliant…

  18. Leo, Pharmacists Set To 'Shake' It On Tour

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Indie rock stalwarts Ted Leo & the Pharmacists have confirmed a host of headlining tour dates in support of their forthcoming fourth album, "Shake the Sheets." Indie rock stalwarts Ted Leo & the Pharmacists have confirmed a host of headlining tour dates in support of their…

  19. Billboard Bits: Atlantic, MoveOn, Kristofferson

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Atlantic, MoveOn, Kristofferson Atlantic Records is about to shift into full-throttle promotion mode for several key rap projects. The "Joint Chiefs" campaign rolls out with the Oct. 19 reissue of Twista's "Kamikaze." The original version counts 29 weeks on…

  20. This Day in Music

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Jazz impresario Norman Ganz dies in Geneva, Switzerland, of cancer. He is 83. 2001 - Jazz impresario Norman Ganz dies in Geneva, Switzerland, of cancer. He is 83. 2000 - Ted Gardner, former manager of Tool, sues the members of the L.A. band, their corporation, and…

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