1. Ask Billboard

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Kylie Minogue, research and charts. KYLIE! WHERE ARE YOU? Hello Hello. Kylie Minogue is set to do a greatest hits tour in Europe. Is there any chance of a few shows in the United States? Mike Spoganetz Iselin, N.J. Hi Mike, Pop songbird…

  2. Paisley Donates To Skate Park

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Brad Paisley has donated to an effort to build a skate park in his home state of West Virginia after receiving a letter from a 15-year-old boy who told him youths have nowhere to skate. Brad Paisley has donated to an effort to build a skate park in his home state of West Virginia after…

  3. Travolta Sings For 'Bobby Long'

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST At the first peak of his career, actor John Travolta was also something of a pop star. On the soundtrack for his latest film, "A Love Song for Bobby Long," opening today (Dec. 29) in New York and Los At the first peak of his career, actor John Travolta was also something of a pop…

  4. Mother: Damageplan Gunman Had Schizophrenia

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The mother of the man who gunned down former Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott and three others during a concert in Columbus, Ohio, last week said her son was discharged from the military bec The mother of the man who gunned down former Pantera guitarist "Dimebag"…

  5. Fans Mourn Slain Damageplan Guitarist

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Thousands waited in line in near-freezing temperatures last night (Dec. 14) to pay tribute at a memorial service in Arlington, Texas, for slain rock star "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Thousands waited in line in near-freezing temperatures last night (Dec. 14) to pay tribute at a…

  6. Police Search For Motive In Damageplan Shooting

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Police say they may never know why Nathan Gale charged the stage at a Damageplan show in Columbus, Ohio, and gunned down four people, including former Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Some Police Search For Motive In Damageplan Shooting Even at the tattoo parlor, 25-year…

  7. Music Community Mourns For Abbott

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The music community is reeling in the wake of the onstage murder of Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott at the hands of a gunman earlier this week. The music community is reeling in the wake of the onstage murder of Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag"…

  8. Update: Damageplan Guitarist Killed In Shooting

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST A gunman charged onstage at a packed Columbus, Ohio, nightclub at the beginning of a Damageplan concert last night (Dec. 8) and opened fire on the band and the crowd, killing guitarist "Dimebag" Darre A gunman charged onstage at a packed Columbus, Ohio, nightclub at the beginning of…

  9. Ozzy, Elton To Perform For Prince Charles

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Ozzy Osbourne, Elton John and Gwen Stefani are among the performers set for the annual Royal Variety show in front of Prince Charles, to be held Dec. 14 at London's Coliseum Theatre. Ozzy Osbourne, Elton John and Gwen Stefani are among the performers set for the annual Royal Variety show…

  10. Ex-Suede Mates Form The Tears

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Suede guitarist Bernard Butler and Suede singer Brett Anderson have joined forces for a new project called the Tears, which also includes drummer Mako Sakomoto and bassist Nathan Fisher. Former Suede guitarist Bernard Butler and Suede singer Brett Anderson have joined forces for a new…

  11. Wedren Dances Again With Baby

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As the vocalist/guitarist for late, great rock act Shudder To Think, Craig Wedren gave life to some of the most original, bizarre and inspiring post-punk music of the 1990s. As the vocalist/guitarist for late, great rock act Shudder To Think, Craig Wedren gave life to some of the most…

  12. B&E: Flogging Molly

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Flogging Molly. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. BEATING A PUNK HORSE: After years of rousing beer-swilling bar patrons with its…

  13. The Purest Place

    August 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Well-crafted songs are the main component that make a praise and worship album memorable, because they transport the listener beyond sheer enjoyment of the music to something much deeper and more emot Well-crafted songs are the main component that make a praise and worship album memorable,…

  14. Gibby Haynes Plans Solo Surf Tour

    July 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Shortly after his debut solo album emerges, former Butthole Surfers frontman Gibby Haynes will hit the road to support the set. Shortly after his debut solo album emerges, former Butthole Surfers frontman Gibby Haynes will hit the road to support the set. As previously reported , "Gibby…

  15. Nettwerk Plans Christmas, Kids Compilations

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With a batch of new holiday recordings from the likes of the Polyphonic Spree, Death Cab For Cutie and Ivy, Nettwerk America will add a third volume to its "Maybe This Christmas" compilation series th With a batch of new holiday recordings from the likes of the Polyphonic Spree,…

  16. Exodus

    December 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Riding the crest of the boy-band phenomenon, Plus One debuted in 2000 with "The Promise," quickly becoming Christian music's best-selling new act as well as the 2001 Dove Award winner for new artist o Riding the crest of the boy-band phenomenon, Plus One debuted in 2000 with …

  17. Korn Set Pushed Up To Friday Release

    November 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Immortal/Epic is moving the release of Korn's new album, "Take a Look in the Mirror." Originally set for a Nov. 25 street date, the album has been moved forward to Friday (Nov. 21). Epic says the move Immortal/Epic is moving the release of Korn's new album "Take a…

  18. Korn Sets New Album Track List

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST The track list for Korn's next album, "Take a Look in the Mirror," has been unveiled. The 13-track set, due Nov. 25 via Epic, opens with the single "Right Now," which is No. 23 on Billboard's Mainstre The track list for Korn's next album , "Take a Look…

  19. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with "All That You Can't Leave Behind," pocketing an eighth No. 1 on that survey and denying Blur its fifth in the process. 2000 - U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with "All That You Can't…

  20. NBC Slates Thanksgiving Music Special Trio

    October 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Justin Timberlake, Shania Twain and Harry Connick Jr. will star in separate musical specials slated to air during the week of the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday (Nov. 27). Justin Timberlake, Shania Twain and Harry Connick Jr. will star in separate musical specials slated to air during the week…

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