1. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Intel cybercasts the 13th annual Bridge School Benefit concert. The show features performances by the Who, Pearl Jam, and Brian Wilson, among others.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell)…

  2. Upcoming book releases

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Upcoming book releases Rock And Roll Archaeologist: How I Chased Down Kurt's Stratocaster, the "Layla" Guitar, and Janis's Boa Peter Blecha Sasquatch Publication Date: Nov. 9 Puccini Without Excuses William Berger Vintage Publication Date: Nov. 8 My Sax Life: A Memoir…

  3. 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…

  4. The New Pornographers / Oct. 9, 2005 / Toronto (Phoenix Concert Theatre)

    October 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The New Pornographers are guilty of taking the basic elements of pop rock -- sweet arrangements, melodies and harmonies -- and creating timeless, shiny, sugar-coated nuggets that you can't really get The New Pornographers are guilty of taking the basic elements of pop rock -- sweet…

  5. Tunes On TV

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 3-9, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 3 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas. "Total Request Live," MTV Featured artists: Kelly Clarkson, Hawthorne Heights. "GAC Nights," Great…

  6. ROOM FULL OF MIRRORS: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kurt Cobain’s biographer takes on the great rock guitarist’s legacy and misses the mark. Kurt Cobain’s biographer takes on the great rock guitarist’s legacy and misses the mark. Cross, former editor of the Seattle alternative weekly The Rocket, reached bestseller lists with his biography of…

  7. Track List Set For Nirvana Compilation

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT “Sliver: The Best of the Box” will arrive Nov. 1 via Geffen/UME and is led by three previously unreleased tracks. The track list has been revealed for the upcoming Nirvana compilation first reported here earlier this week. “Sliver: The Best of the Box” will arrive Nov. 1 via Geffen/UME and is…

  8. New Nirvana Compilation On The Way

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Just in time for the holidays, DGC has set a Nov. 1 release date for a new Nirvana compilation. Just in time for the holidays, DGC has set a Nov. 1 release date for a new Nirvana compilation. "Sliver: The Best of the Box" rounds up highlights from the last year's boxed set …

  9. Love Avoids Jail, Sentenced To Rehab

    September 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A subdued Courtney Love, clutching a copy of Bob Dylan's autobiography, was sentenced on Friday in Los Angeles to 180 days in jail for violating her probation, but will serve her time in a live-in dru A subdued Courtney Love, clutching a copy of Bob Dylan's autobiography, was…

  10. Billboard Bits: Lambchop, Omarion, White Stripes

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Lambchop, Omarion, White Stripes Lambchop teams with Nashville electronica duo Hands Off Cuba on the appropriately named EP "CoLab," due Oct. 11 via Merge. The project finds the two acts enmeshed in each other's music; opener "Prepared" was penned by Lambchop…

  11. Courtney Love Ordered Into Drug Rehab

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love tearfully admitted using drugs in violation of her probation terms today (Aug. 19) in Los Angeles. The rocker-actress was ordered into a 28-day drug treatment program by a judge who said Courtney Love tearfully admitted using drugs in violation of her probation terms today (Aug.…

  12. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2005 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…

  13. McKay Rears Her 'Pretty Little Head'

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Due Oct. 18 via Columbia, "Pretty Little Head" will feature collaborations with k.d. lang ("We Had It Right") and Cyndi Lauper ("Beecharmer"). As tipped here in April, singer/songwriter Nellie McKay will return in the fall with her sophomore album. Due Oct. 18…

  14. Book: Hendrix Used Gay Ruse To Avoid Vietnam

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jimi Hendrix might have stayed in the Army. He might have been sent to Vietnam. Instead, he pretended he was gay. Jimi Hendrix might have stayed in the Army. He might have been sent to Vietnam. Instead, he pretended he was gay. And with that, he was discharged from the 101st Airborne in 1962,…

  15. D12's Proof Inspired By Garcia On Solo Debut

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT D12 member Proof is gearing up for the Aug. 9 release of his first solo album, "Searching for Jerry Garcia." D12 member Proof is gearing up for the Aug. 9 release of his first solo album, "Searching for Jerry Garcia." The set will be issued via the artist's own Iron…

  16. Tunes On TV

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 18-24, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 18 "The View," ABC Featured artist: Frankie J (also scheduled: Suzanne Somers). "Fabulous Life of Snoop Dogg," VH1 Featured artist: Snoop Dogg. "Rock Star: INXS,…

  17. Harding Forms Quartet For 'Songs Of Misfortune'

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Continuing what he says has been the busiest year of his life, John Wesley Harding has assembled a vocal quartet to perform songs related to his debut novel. Continuing what he says has been the busiest year of his life, John Wesley Harding has assembled a vocal quartet to perform songs…

  18. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly after his death in 1977, thereby breaking a quarter-century-long stalemate with the Beatles for the mos 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time…

  19. Hot Product

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters Foo Times 2 Try as he might, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl just can't write a song without a strong melody. "That's the bain of my existence," he says with a laugh. "I'd love to write Motorhead and Slayer songs all day long. I love writing riffs and…

  20. Foo Fighters Double The Music

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Try as he might, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl just can't write a song without a strong melody. "That's the bain of my existence," he says with a laugh. "I'd love to write Motorhead and Slayer songs all day long. I…

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