1. This Day in Music

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pianist Bill Miller, Frank Sinatra's pianist for nearly 50 years, dies in Montreal at the age of 91. 2006 - Pianist Bill Miller, Frank Sinatra's pianist for nearly 50 years, dies in Montreal at the age of 91. 2005 - Dave Matthews Band's "Dreamgirl" video…

  2. Music On TV: July 16 - July 22

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Music on TV listings for July 16 - July 22, 2007. MONDAY, July 16 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold. "Greek," ABC Family Channel Featured artist(s): Plain White T's. "The Daily Habit," FUEL TV Featured artist(s):…

  3. Garbage Eyeing Mid-2008 To Start New Album

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of the new "Absolute Garbage" collection, the members of Garbage are eyeballing mid-2008 to begin making their fifth album. In the wake of the new "Absolute Garbage" collection, the members of Garbage are eyeballing mid-2008 to begin making their fifth album. …

  4. Pogues Guitarist Chevron Diagnosed With Cancer

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary Irish band the Pogues will be touring North America later this fall, but without guitarist Philip Chevron. Legendary Irish band the Pogues will be touring North America later this fall, but without guitarist Philip Chevron. According to the band's official Web site , Chevron,…

  5. Alicia Keys Eyeing October For Third J Album

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys has penciled in an Oct. 23 release date for her third J Records album, "As I Am." Songwriter Linda Perry chipped in with three songs, including "The Thing About Love," which Keys premiered Alicia Keys has penciled in an Oct. 23 release date for her third J…

  6. This Day in Music

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Veteran country artist Dolly Parton takes to the road for the first time in a decade when she kicks off a 13-city club tour in New York. 2002 - Veteran country artist Dolly Parton takes to the road for the first time in a decade when she kicks off a 13-city club tour in New York. 2002 …

  7. This Day in Music

    July 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Syd" Barrett dies in Cambridge, England at the age of 60, due to complications from diabetes. 2006 - Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Syd" Barrett dies in Cambridge, England at the age of 60, due to complications from diabetes. 2001 - Folk…

  8. This Day in Music

    June 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Country legend Chet Atkins, one of the most influential and widely recorded instrumentalists ever, dies of cancer at his home in Nashville. He is 77. 2001 - Country legend Chet Atkins, one of the most influential and widely recorded instrumentalists ever, dies of cancer at his home in…

  9. Music Legends Crowd Fats Domino Tribute Album

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their own spin on Fats Domino hits for an upcoming charity tribute album, due Sept. 25 via Vanguard. The double-disc "Go Elton John, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Robert Plant and Willie Nelson have put their…

  10. Billboard Bits: Grand National, N.O.R.E., Molotov & More

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Grand National concluded a week's worth of shows and appearances with an acoustic gig last night (June 26) at New York's Joe's Pub. U.K. rock act Grand National concluded a week's worth of shows and appearances with an acoustic gig last night (June 26) at New…

  11. This Day in Music

    June 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside his hotel. 2006 - Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose is arrested in after allegedly biting a security guard in the leg outside his hotel. 2005 - Bluegrass legend Ralph…

  12. Weezer Comes Back To Life With New Album

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT After more than a year's worth of inactivity while frontman Rivers Cuomo finished an English degree at Harvard, Weezer has come back to life. The group "is just polishing up a batch of songs for a rec After more than a year's worth of inactivity while frontman Rivers Cuomo…

  13. Carlton Links With The Inc. For Third Album

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As the Oct. 9 release date for her third album, "Heroes & Thieves," approaches, singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton has inked with a surprising label: hip-hop music entrepreneur Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo' As the Oct. 9 release date for her third album, "Heroes &…

  14. This Day in Music

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - 50 Cent and Jermaine Dupri are named songwriters of the year at the 19th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. 2006 - 50 Cent and Jermaine Dupri are named songwriters of the year at the 19th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul…

  15. Billboard Bits: Neil Young, Modeselektor, Ruts/Rollins

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ever the perfectionist, Neil Young is taking yet more time to complete the first volume of his long-awaited "Archives" series. The Reprise project was originally expected in the fall but is now due to Ever the perfectionist, Neil Young is taking yet more time to complete the first…

  16. Crowded House, Peter Gabriel / June 23, 2007 / London (Hyde Park)

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT "We got the sun, we got the sun ... While it's raining at Glastonbury," Neil Finn adlibbed two songs into Crowded House's first London show in 11 years, flashing a smile that owed as much to his delig "We got the sun, we got the sun ... While it's raining at…

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson unveils the embattled "My December" in the wake of a canceled summer tour, the Beastie Boys rap without rhyme on their new album, Ryan Adams reconnects with his country-rock leanings an A seven-disc live boxed set chronicling three Pearl Jam shows in Washington State,…

  18. This Day in Music

    June 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Robert Plant leads the bill for a June 23 benefit concert for Love principal Arthur Lee, who is battling leukemia. 2006 - Robert Plant leads the bill for a June 23 benefit concert for Love principal Arthur Lee, who is battling leukemia. 2005 - Four people are stabbed, one fatally, at a…

  19. Heart's Wilson Seeks 'Hope' On First Solo Album

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Heart's Ann Wilson has a host of big names in her corner for her first solo album, "Hope & Glory." Due Sept. 11 via Zoe/Rounder, the 12-track project features contributions from Wilson's sister/He Heart's Ann Wilson has a host of big names in her corner for her…

  20. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' label, C 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce…

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