1. Neko Case Cooks Up Two New Albums

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Neko Case will release two new albums via Epitaph's Anti- imprint in the coming months as part of a licensing deal with Mint Records for the world excluding Canada. The first set, "The Tigers Have Spo Neko Case will release two new albums via Epitaph's Anti- imprint in the…

  2. Skinny Puppy Returns At The 'Right' Time

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In the winter of 1982, in an apartment in Vancouver, cEvin kEy and Nivek Ogre got together on somewhat of a lark to being recording and creating a reaction to popular music: something anti-pop, anti-c In the winter of 1982, in an apartment in Vancouver, cEvin kEy and Nivek Ogre got together…

  3. Alter Bridge Lines Up Debut Tour

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alter Bridge -- the new band featuring former Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti, drummer Scott Phillips and original bassist Brian Marshall plus former Mayfield Four vocalist Myles Kennedy, will kick off Alter Bridge -- the new band featuring former Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti, drummer Scott…

  4. 32TunesOnTV

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 2-8, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 2 "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Gavin DeGraw (also scheduled: Jon Voight, Brooke Burns). "On-Air With Ryan Seacrest," Syndicated Featured…

  5. Knopfler Scores Solo 'Shangri-La'

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mark Knopfler's fourth solo album will be released Sept. 28 via Warner Bros. Dubbed "Shangri-La," the set is the former Dire Straits leader's follow-up to 2002's acclaimed "The Ragpicker's Dream." The Mark Knopfler's fourth solo album will be…

  6. Queen Likes Odds For 'Rock You' In Vegas

    July 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Queen is getting ready to rock Las Vegas. The legendary rock group's stage musical "We Will Rock You," which has been playing to sold-out crowds in London since 2002, will make its North American debu Queen is getting ready to rock Las Vegas. The legendary rock group's…

  7. Smooth Sailing With Jimmy Buffett

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It only took 30 years from when he first debuted on the Billboard albums chart, but Jimmy Buffett can finally say he has reached No. 1. "License to Chill," a set that includes duets with top country artists Alan Jackson, Toby Keith,…

  8. Rare Darin Audio, Video Comes To Light

    July 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A host of rare Bobby Darin recordings and performance footage make up the CD/DVD package "Aces Back To Back." Assembled with the help of the late artist's estate, the set is due Sept. 14 from Hyena Re A host of rare Bobby Darin recordings and performance footage make up the CD…

  9. Jay-Z Tops 2004 MTV VMA Nominations

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Jay-Z leads the field for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards with six nominations for the video for his single "99 Problems." OutKast, No Doubt and Beyoncé are right behind with five nods eac Rapper Jay-Z leads the field for the 2004 MTV Video Music Awards with six nominations…

  10. Jackson Lawyers Seek More Time For Case

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a motion marked by unusually confrontational language, Michael Jackson's defense team called the investigation of him "breathtaking" and his prosecution on child molestation charges an effort to "t In a motion marked by unusually confrontational language, Michael…

  11. Dulli Shows His 'Love' For Oddball Covers

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A self-professed proclivity for performing other people's material with a personalized flair is the driving force behind Greg Dulli's upcoming Twilight Singers ... A self-professed proclivity for performing other people's material with a personalized flair is the driving force…

  12. The Tangled Web

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Web's Most Intriguing Music-Related Issues & Destinations. This Week: Heart & Morpheus and The Wire's blogs. P2P USERS, TAKE HEART: Veteran rock act Heart is the latest group to test out the peer-to-peer waters in an attempt to use one of the news-making illicit networks…

  13. Hot Product

    July 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Old 97's What A 'Drag' Roots/rock combo Old 97's' "Drag It Up" marks the group's debut for New West after three full-lengths for Elektra. It's the follow-up to 2001's "Satellite Rides," which debuted at No. 2 on Billboard's…

  14. While the Music Lasts

    July 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jesse Harris wrote five songs featured on Norah Jones' enormously successful debut, "Come Away With Me." Now he takes a substantial step in emerging from her shadow with "While the Music Lasts." A vet Jesse Harris wrote five songs featured on Norah Jones'…

  15. Ex-Creed Members Cross Alter Bridge

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alter Bridge -- the new band featuring former Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti, drummer Scott Phillips and original bassist Brian Marshall plus former Mayfield Four vocalist Myles Kennedy -- is gearing u Alter Bridge -- the new band featuring former Creed guitarist Mark Tremonti, drummer Scott…

  16. Beasties, Green Day Lead Voodoo Fest Lineup

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Beastie Boys, Green Day, Kid Rock and Velvet Revolver are among the more than 60 acts that will play the sixth annual Voodoo Music Experience. Following last year's expansion to a three-day format The Beastie Boys, Green Day, Kid Rock and Velvet Revolver are among the more than 60…

  17. Jazz Veteran Illinois Jacquet Dies

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jazz tenor sax legend Illinois Jacquet died today (July 22) in New York after suffering a heart attack. He was 81. Jazz tenor sax legend Illinois Jacquet died today (July 22) in New York after suffering a heart attack. He was 81. Born in Broussard, La., Jacquet was raised in Houston. As a…

  18. Everclear Singer Headed To DNC

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT His regular job may be that of singer for rock act Everclear, but Art Alexakis has political aspirations. As an elected delegate, the singer will represent Oregon's 3rd congressional district (Portlan His regular job may be that of singer for rock act Everclear, but Art Alexakis has…

  19. 'Confessions' Tops Singles Chart Again

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Once again Usher finds himself in the familiar position of being on top of Billboard's Hot 100. "Confessions Part II," his third single to hold the post this year, starts a second consecutive week at Once again Usher finds himself in the familiar position of being on top of…

  20. Electric Prunes Sue For Royalties

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Two members of the 1960s rock band Electric Prunes are suing their record label and music publisher, alleging in two separate lawsuits the companies failed to pay them royalties totaling $1 million. Two members of the 1960s rock band Electric Prunes are suing their record label and music…

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