1. Trademark Dispute Settled Over Supernova Name

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The band at the heart of the recently concluded CBS reality series "Rock Star: Supernova" has a new name, following the resolution of a ... The band at the heart of the recently concluded CBS reality series "Rock Star: Supernova" has a new name, following the resolution of…

  2. Billboard Bits: Swizz Beatz, Joseph Arthur, Kinky Friedman

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Producer Swizz Beatz, Bilal, Inner Voice, Cassidy and Marsha Ambrosius of Floetry will help launch an international peace campaign tomorrow (Sept. 21) with the premiere the tribute single "One Day." Producer Swizz Beatz, Bilal, Inner Voice, Cassidy and Marsha Ambrosius of Floetry…

  3. 38OnTV

    September 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 18-25, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 18 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Dilana Smith (also scheduled: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Bradley Whitford). "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Lionel Richie (also scheduled: Dr. Phil…

  4. Rossi Wins 'Rock Star,' But Will He Front Supernova?

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The search for Supernova's frontman came to an end tonight (Sept. 13) as punk rocker Lukas Rossi was named the winning vocalist of the CBS reality show "Rock Star: Supernova." But the legal dispute ov The search for Supernova's frontman came to an end tonight (Sept. 13) as…

  5. Moby Compiles His 'Best' For Two-Disc Set

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Moby has set an Oct. 24 release for the V2 collection "Go: The Very Best Of," which will include a disc of hits and a second featuring remixes. The album features the previously unreleased "New York, Moby has set an Oct. 24 release for the V2 collection "Go: The Very Best…

  6. Judge Sides With Original Supernova In Name Dispute

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tonight's winner of the reality TV show "Rock Star: Supernova" may not end up fronting a band by that moniker. Tonight's winner of the reality TV show "Rock Star: Supernova" may not end up fronting a band by that moniker. In a trademark dispute over the name, a…

  7. Billboard Bits: Panic Channel, Matisyahu, Krauss/Gill

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Panic Channel has been tapped as the opening act for the debut tour featuring Supernova, which features drummer Tommy Lee, guitarist Gilby Clarke and bassist Jason Newsted and a vocalist to be ann The Panic Channel has been tapped as the opening act for the debut tour featuring Supernova,…

  8. Billboard Bits: Massive Attack, Coheed & Cambria, The Slits

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Due to necessary paperwork not being completed in time, Massive Attack has pulled out of its headlining slot at this weekend's Virgin Festival at Toronto's Islands Park. Due to necessary paperwork not being completed in time, Massive Attack has pulled out of its headlining slot at…

  9. 36OnTV

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 4-11, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 4 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist(s): The Cheetah Girls, Michael Bolton (also scheduled: Dikembe Mutombo). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Justin Timberlake. …

  10. Ask Billboard

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about Chris Isaak, Britney Spears and Janet Jackson. ISAAK THROUGH THE AGES Hello Keith, I look forward to reading your responses to readers' questions every week! Until now, I never had an occasion to write. However, a question occurred to me as Chris…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 25, 2006 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…

  12. Supernova To Debut On New Year's Eve

    August 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Supernova, which is in the process of searching for a singer via the CBS show "Rockstar," will play its first live show on New Year's Eve at the Joint in Las Vegas. Supernova, which is in the process of searching for a singer via the CBS show "Rockstar," will play its…

  13. Ask Billboard

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about Savage Garden's Darren Hayes, Danity Kane and City High. SAVAGE DROUGHT Dear Keith, First of all, I love your column. Thank you for answering my Mandy Moore question! Now I was wondering what was going on with Darren Hayes. I am a big fan of his…

  14. Billboard Bits: Jeff Beck, Ween, KeKe Wyatt

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Guitar god Jeff Beck will begin a four-week U.S. small venue tour Sept. 6 at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Tampa, Fla., wrapping Oct. 1 at the Ikeda Theatre in Mesa, Ariz. Guitar god Jeff Beck will begin a four-week U.S. small venue tour Sept. 6 at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Tampa, Fla., wrapping Oct. 1 at…

  15. Supernova Sues Over CBS Series

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Supernova, perhaps best known for contributing the song "Chewbacca" to the cult movie "Clerks," has filed for a preliminary injunction to prevent the use of its name by a new supergroup involved in th An Orange County rock band is singing stop in the name of copyright…

  16. Nugent Ready To Raise Hell On New Album

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ted Nugent lit up VH1 this summer with the "Supergroup" reality show. But the Motor City Madman says not to expect to hear much more from Damnocracy, his 12-day collaboration with ex-Skid Row frontman Ted Nugent lit up VH1 this summer with the "Supergroup" reality show.…

  17. Billboard Bits: Ray Davies, Kotche/Cline, Wax On Radio/The North Atlantic

    August 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Kinks frontman/co-founder Ray Davies will be honored with the prestigious BMI Icon award during the performing rights organization's annual London awards, to be held Oct. 3 at the Dorchester Hotel. Kinks frontman/co-founder Ray Davies will be honored with the prestigious BMI Icon award…

  18. Billboard Bits: Depeche Mode, 'Funky Soul,' New Order

    August 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode has cancelled its Thursday (Aug. 3) concert in Tel Aviv due to the current crisis in the Middle East, according to the band's Web site. Depeche Mode has cancelled its Thursday (Aug. 3) concert in Tel Aviv due to the current crisis in the Middle East, according to the band&…

  19. DON CABALLERO, "World Class Listening Problem"

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Type in "Don Caballero" on the MySpace music search engine and you will be flooded with a ton of acts who cite the Pittsburgh rockers as the main source of their every note. It's a classic case of tha Type in "Don Caballero" on the MySpace music search engine and you…

  20. Pollard Finds 'Normal Happiness' On New Album

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former Guided By Voices leader Robert Pollard will on Oct. 10 release his second Merge solo album of the year, "Normal Happiness." Former Guided By Voices leader Robert Pollard will on Oct. 10 release his second Merge solo album of the year, "Normal Happiness." As first…

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