1. Cobain Bests Elvis As Top-Earning Dead Celeb

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley has ceded his crown to Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain on Forbes.com's list as the top-earning dead celebrity. Elvis Presley has ceded his crown to Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain on Forbes.com's list as the top-earning dead celebrity. The list, published yesterday …

  2. Billboard Bits: Tenacious D, Gretchen Wilson, MerleFest

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In a first-of-its-kind promotion, Tenacious D is making a short film, "Time Fixers," available in two portions via the iTunes Music Store. In a first-of-its-kind promotion, Tenacious D is making a short film, "Time Fixers," available in two portions via the iTunes Music…

  3. Nirvana Concert Film Making DVD Debut

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Nirvana concert film "Live! Tonight! Sold Out!" will make its DVD debut Nov. 7 via Geffen. Originally issued on VHS in 1994, the release was conceived by Kurt Cobain as a way to anthologize Nirvan The Nirvana concert film "Live! Tonight! Sold Out!" will make its DVD…

  4. LAMBCHOP, "Damaged"

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT On Lambchop's ninth album, 'chop chieftain Kurt Wagner delves deeper yet into his own idiosyncracies, creating an album that's by turns familiar to Lambchop followers, confusing to newcomers and likel On Lambchop's ninth album, 'chop chieftain Kurt Wagner delves…

  5. Even in His Youth

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT At some point during the evening, the event's organizer happened to mention that another notable musical milestone was soon to pass: February 20, 2007 would mark the 40th birthday of one Kurt Donal Just a couple of weeks ago, I was taking part in a tribute to Sonic Youth, on the…

  6. 34OnTV

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 21-27, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 21 "7th Avenue Drop," Fuse Featured artist(s): Jurassic 5. "When The Levees Broke: A Requiem In Four Acts, Acts 1 & 2," HBO Featured artist(s): Donald Harrison, Terence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, Harry…

  7. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>DMX and Lauryn Hill are the big winners at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. DMX goes home with artist and live performer of the year, while Hill takes 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at…

  8. Tom Waits / Aug. 9, 2006 / Chicago (Auditorium Theatre)

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The album-tour-album-tour pattern is so well established that any deviation comes as a pleasant surprise. Of course, anything Tom Waits does is generally full of surprises and more than a little bit d The album-tour-album-tour pattern is so well established that any deviation comes as a…

  9. Billboard Bits: George Winston, Jones/Haggard, Twilight Singers

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on George Winston, Jones/Haggard, Twilight Singers In addition to a new studio album , "Gulf Coast Blues and Impressions -- A Hurricane Relief Benefit," due next month, pianist George Winston will see two of his prior releases repackaged Oct. 3 via Windham Hill/Dancing Cat…

  10. Dixie Chicks Doc To Hatch At Toronto Film Fest

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A documentary about the firestorm that greeted the Dixie Chicks' anti-Bush comments will make its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September. "Dixie Chicks -- Shut Up and S A documentary about the firestorm that greeted the Dixie Chicks' anti-Bush…

  11. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Online sheet music seller Sunhawk Corp. signs a multiyear agreement with Warner Bros. Publications to sell Warner-owned sheet music via the Internet. By logging onto the Sunhawk Web Site 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time…

  12. M. Ward Looks Beyond 'War' On New Album

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT While indie singer/songwriter M. Ward paid homage to pre-World War II American music and history on his 2004 album "Transistor Radio," his upcoming set explores the human toll of warfare in the modern While indie singer/songwriter M. Ward paid homage to pre-World War II American…

  13. Lambchop Album Gets 'Damaged'

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nashville alt-country collective Lambchop will release its ninth studio album "Damaged" Aug. 22 via Merge Records. The 10-track set is the second commercial release for the group in 2006, following th Nashville alt-country collective Lambchop will release its ninth studio album, …

  14. 19OnTV

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 8 - 14, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 8 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Nick Lachey (also scheduled: Mary Cheney, Josh Lucas, Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer). "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): A.F.I., Lindsay Lohan. "The Tonight Show…

  15. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artist(s): Burt Bacharach. “Phil Vassar: Piano…

  16. Näshville Rock City

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Bon Jovi wins its first CMT Award and locks keep getting longer in Nashville, a former hair-metal junkie investigates. Turn on CMT and wait for a video by Keith Urban, Jack Ingram, Big and Rich or Rockie Lynne. Mute the volume. Now unearth your '80s hair-metal collection from the…

  17. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Sean "Puffy" Combs cancels a sold-out appearance at London's Wembley stadium. The show is the planned finale of the rapper's European tour. Fans are not offered an explanation for the ca 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while…

  18. Langford's Art Skewers Neo-Nashville

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. Sebastian. It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. Sebastian. This astonishing graphic and…

  19. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Despite a slight mix up in introduction, Elton John is honored to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II. Even though he is announced as "Sir John Elton," the singer maintains "They 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "…

  20. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1996 - </b>Composer Toru Takemitsu dies at the age of 66.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyrotechnic ignites soundproofing foam around…

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