1. Documentary Goes Inside Pixies Reunion

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST "loudQuietloud: A Film About the Pixies" will premiere Sunday (March 12) during the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas. "loudQuietloud: A Film About the Pixies" will premiere Sunday (March 12) during the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas.…

  2. The Choir / March 4, 2006 / Cleveland (Beachland Ballroom)

    March 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nostalgia was a winner when the Choir sold out this Cleveland venue on March 4, drawing fans who used to see the storied band in the late '60s at National Guard armory shows, teen dances and early Who Nostalgia was a winner when the Choir sold out this Cleveland venue on March 4, drawing…

  3. Nickelback Tops Junos Nominees

    February 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Nickelback leads the pack with six nominations for the Junos, Canada's music awards. With six nominations Nickelback dominate the nomination list for Canada's 2006 Juno Awards. The Albertan rock act garnered nominations for top group, fan's choice award and the single award for…

  4. Neko Case Crafts Spring Tour

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Neko Case will begin a spring tour March 17 in Austin, Texas, as part of the South by Southwest music festival. Singer/songwriter Neko Case will begin a spring tour March 17 in Austin, Texas, as part of the South by Southwest music festival. The trek comes in support of her…

  5. DMC's Solo Debut Finally Ready For Release

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Run-D.M.C. principal DMC (Darryl McDaniels) will release his long-in-the-works solo debut, "Checks, Thugs and Rock'n'Roll," March 14 via RomenMpire. Run-D.M.C. principal DMC (Darryl McDaniels) will release his long-in-the-works solo debut, "Checks, Thugs and Rock'…

  6. Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Bash / Feb. 2, 2006 / Detroit (State Theatre)

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST "I understand there's a big football game in town this weekend," Goo Goo Dolls bassist Robbie Takac told the crowd at the Pepsi Smash Super Bowl Bash last night (Feb. 2) at Detroit's State Theatre. Cr "I understand there's a big football game in town this weekend…

  7. Calexico / Jan. 24, 2006 / New York (Joe's Pub)

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The packed house at Joe's Pub, mostly poor-looking rich hipsters guzzling down $12 boutique drinks, looked like the farthest cry from the border town banditos who come to mind when you listen to a Cal The packed house at Joe's Pub, mostly poor-looking rich hipsters guzzling down $12…

  8. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses chart fans, 'bullets,' his love of Swedish music and a lot more with readers this week. IRAQ (SO FAR AWAY) Was there a watershed moment when the Billboard charts became a fan tool as well as an industry tool? I often read you patiently explain that the charts exist…

  9. Anthrax / Jan. 7, 2006 / New York (Nokia Theatre)

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST The moshing wasn't nearly as chaotic at Anthrax's triumphant homecoming gig at New York's new Nokia Theatre. But the true believers still turned out in droves to see the classic Anthrax lineup deliver I was a senior in high school when I first caught Anthrax live. It was in the…

  10. Chart Beat

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST This week's examination of Billboard's chart stats is overwhelmingly country, with George Strait, Conway Twitty, Dolly Parton and Johnny Cash all in the spotlight, along with hip-hop act D4L and late STRAIT TO NO. 1: A chart record that has stood unchallenged for almost 20 years…

  11. Phoenix Retraces Cash's Footsteps At Folsom

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Actor Joaquin Phoenix, whose portrayal of Johnny Cash in "Walk the Line" has made him an Oscar front-runner, returned yesterday (Jan. 2) to the scene of one of the musician's most famous concerts: Cal Actor Joaquin Phoenix, whose portrayal of Johnny Cash in "Walk the Line…

  12. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). "Inked: Rockers & Ribbons," A&E…

  13. Metal All-Stars Unite At Roadrunner Show

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST It was ambitious enough for Roadrunner to release "Roadrunner United," an album featuring 55 members of 42 of its bands collaborating on songs to celebrate the label's 25th anniversary. It was ambitious enough for Roadrunner to release "Roadrunner United," an album…

  14. Calexico Emerges From New 'Garden'

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST While it reaps in critical acclaim for its collaborative album and tour with Iron & Wine, veteran rock act Calexico has put the finishing touches on its next studio set. While it reaps in critical acclaim for its collaborative album and tour with Iron & Wine, veteran rock act Calexico…

  15. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show,"…

  16. Hayes Travels New 'Roads' On Sophomore CD

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Irish rock starlet Gemma Hayes traveled from her fabled home county of Tipperary to Los Angeles to record her sophomore set, "The Roads Don't Love You." Irish rock starlet Gemma Hayes traveled from her fabled home county of Tipperary to Los Angeles to record her sophomore set, …

  17. THE BAND, "A Musical History"

    November 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the era of Iron Butterfly and Ultimate Spinach, the musicians who became known as the Band chose their name with a purpose. It was meant to be down to earth, modest, representing the act's collecti In the era of Iron Butterfly and Ultimate Spinach, the musicians who became known as…

  18. Neko Case Wraps Next Solo Album

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist Neko Case has set a March 7 release date for her next solo album, "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood." Vocalist Neko Case has set a March 7 release date for her next solo album, "Fox Confessor Brings the Flood." The Anti- set features guest appearances by the Band&…

  19. Billboard Bits: Wyclef/Norah, Roadrunner, Flower 15

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Wyclef/Norah, Roadrunner, Flower 15 Wyclef Jean and Norah Jones have recorded a song in tribute to hurricane victims, "Any Other Day," which will be sent to radio stations and made available for digital download tomorrow (Oct. 14) through MSN Music. All proceeds go to the…

  20. Brendan Little

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After running away from home in his early teens, Brendan Little began performing in Boston's Newbury Street shopping district to earn money for food and cigarettes. After running away from home in his early teens, Brendan Little began performing in Boston's Newbury Street shopping…

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