1. 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…

  2. Metal Veterans Salute Iron Maiden

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots. Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots. "Numbers From…

  3. Blunt Plans North American Tour

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British singer/songwriter James Blunt is pairing with Jason Mraz for select tour dates this fall during his first North American tour. His run is set to open Oct. 24 in Denver with dates confirmed thr British singer/songwriter James Blunt is pairing with Jason Mraz for select tour dates this…

  4. 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…

  5. This Day in Music

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jazz composer, arranger, conductor, and teacher Manny Albam dies of cancer at his home in Croton-On-Hudson, N.Y. He is 79. Albam's career spanned decades in which he worked with such jaz 2003 - Radiohead makes it a hat-trick of wins when it wins the "best…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses 'greatest hits' collections, chart methodology and more with readers. THE GREATEST GREATEST HITS Hi Fred, I remember reading that when Madonna's "Immaculate Collection" peaked at No. 2 on The Billboard 200 in 1990, it was the highest peak for a greatest…

  7. Austin City Limits Festival / Sept. 23-25, 2005 / Austin, Texas (Zilker Park)

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the spectacular headlining set by Coldplay, the debut of some frenzied new Franz Ferdinand material or the reputatio The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the…

  8. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  9. Rilo Kiley's Lewis Finishes Solo Debut

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rilo Kiley was formerly labelmates with Bright Eyes on Saddle Creek before establishing its own Brute/Beaute imprint via Warner Bros. As first reported here last November, Rilo Kiley frontwoman Jenny Lewis will release her solo debut in January. "Rabbit Fur Coat" will be issued by…

  10. Grandaddy Finishes Up New Album

    September 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT California rock act Grandaddy is putting the final touches this week on the follow-up to its 2003 V2 release, "Sumday," which debuted at No. 84 on The Billboard 200. California rock act Grandaddy is putting the final touches this week on the follow-up to its 2003 V2 release, "…

  11. Billboard Bits: DMB, Northern State, Nickelback

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Dave Matthews Band, Northern State, Nickelback Dave Matthews Band's latest studio album, "Stand Up," is only four months old, but the group is already itching to make its sequel. Indeed, according to RCA senior VP of marketing Hugh Surratt, a new DMB album could be out…

  12. Feds: Drug Lord Plotted To Kill 50 Cent

    September 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Federal investigators believed that crack kingpin Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff and employees of rap label Murder Inc. plotted to assassinate rapper 50 Cent as revenge for a song detailing McGriff's crimi Federal investigators believed that crack kingpin Kenneth "Supreme"…

  13. Billboard Bits: First Act, Supergrass, 'Goal!'

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on First Act, Supergrass, 'Goal!' Boston's First Act Guitar Studio in Boston will celebrate its first store's grand opening next week with a weeklong series of free in-store concerts and some special private shows. According to its > official Web site , Ben Lee,…

  14. Tunes On TV

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Brooks & Dunn (also scheduled: Sandra Day O'Connor). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Rihanna. "CKY…

  15. Voivod Guitarist D'Amour Dies

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Voivod guitarist Denis D'Amour, better known to fans as Piggy, died Friday (Aug. 26) at a Montreal hospital after a battle with colon cancer. Voivod guitarist Denis D'Amour, better known to fans as Piggy, died Friday (Aug. 26) at a Montreal hospital after a battle with colon cancer.…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Mindy McCready, Kenny Chesney, Jason Sellers, Ray Vega, Sara Evans, Ricochet's Heath Wright, Skip Ewing and Kippi Brannon join catalyst Randy Owen for a special "We Are the World"-style 2001 - R&B singer and actress Aaliyah dies when a small plane…

  17. Update: Stones Expanding 'Bigger Bang' Tour

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones announced 15 new dates for their A Bigger Bang world tour today (Aug. 24) through a special deal with Yahoo!. Visitors to Yahoo.com were the first to find out about new internationa The Rolling Stones announced 15 new dates for their A Bigger Bang world tour today (Aug. 24)…

  18. TunesOnTV

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 22-28, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 22 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Common, Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff. Show Description: Syndicated weekday variety show. Check local listings! "TRL,…

  19. TunesOnTV

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 15-21, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 15 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Brad Paisley. "TRL," MTV Featured artist: Mario, Backstreet Boys. "Access Granted: Scream Tour IV," BET…

  20. Billboard Bits: Tracy Chapman, Ween, Homebake Festival

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Tracy Chapman, Ween, Homebake Festival Singer/songwriter Tracy Chapman's seventh studio album, "Where You Live," will be released Sept. 13 via Elektra/Atlantic. First single "Change" features Red Hot Chili Peppers principal Flea on bass and is No. 12 this week…

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