1. Hot Product

    January 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Motley Crue 'Crue' Cut Motley Crue's Red White & Crue Tour...Better Live Than Dead will be preceded this week by a new 37-track, double-disc retrospective, "Red White & Crue" via Island. Beginning Feb. 17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., the infamous hard rock quartet…

  2. Juliana Hatfield, Pearl Jam, Secretly Canadian

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Juliana Hatfield, Pearl Jam and Secretly Canadian. A HEALTHY PERSPECTIVE: At this late juncture, most artists have an idea how they're going to deal with digital distribution and…

  3. Backstage In Vegas: Notes & Quotes From The Billboard Music Awards

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Comments by Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Motley Crue and Duran Duran made backstage at the 2004 Billboard Music Awards. Although his 2004 Roc-A-Fella debut, "The College Dropout," earned him four Billboard Music Awards, including rap artist of the year, Kanye West is not…

  4. Usher Nabs 11 Billboard Music Awards

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST R&B/hip-hop artists reigned supreme last night (Dec. 8) at the Billboard Music Awards, where Usher walked away the big winner with 11 trophies. Alicia Keys netted seven awards during the ceremony R&B/hip-hop artists reigned supreme last night (Dec. 8) at the Billboard Music Awards,…

  5. Motley Crue Returning To The Road

    December 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST As expected, Motley Crue's original lineup will reform for an extensive tour in 2005. The Red White & Crue Tour...Better Live Than Dead will kick off Feb. 17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., and will proc As expected , Motley Crue's original lineup will reform for an extensive tour in…

  6. Labels, Kazaa Battle In Australian Court

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST The largest copyright infringement case in Australian history began yesterday (Nov. 29), as Sydney-based Sharman Networks and others involved with peer-to-peer software company Kazaa face 30 record-co The largest copyright infringement case in Australian history began yesterday (Nov. 29), as…

  7. TunesOnTV

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 22-28, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 22 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Jerry Seinfeld). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Fantasia Barrino (also…

  8. Ex-Girlfriends

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It's easy to see why Los Angeles-based Low Millions called its debut album "Ex-Girlfriends." You'll meet a number of them, in such songs as "Nikki Don't Stop," "Hey Jane," "Julia" and "Eleanor." It's It's easy to see…

  9. Billboard Bits: Crue, 'Austin City Limits,' & More

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Motley Crue, 'Austin City Limits,' Diamond Rio/Trace Adkins and Sigur Ros Sources close to the situation tell Billboard.com that discussions are under way for a Motley Crue reunion tour featuring all four original band members -- Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Vince Neil and Mick…

  10. Queensryche Has 'Healthy Start' On 'Mindcrime II'

    August 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Frontman Geoff Tate admits to Billboard.com he's trying to sidestep pressure to top the original album or simply appease fans. As reported yesterday , 16 years after the release of "Operation: Mindcrime," Queensryche is writing the next chapter to the 1988 concept album that…

  11. Queensryche Brings 'Mindcrime' Back To Life

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sixteen years after the release of "Operation: Mindcrime," Queensryche is writing the next chapter to the 1988 concept album that broke the progressive rock band into the mainstream. Sixteen years after the release of "Operation: Mindcrime," Queensryche is writing the next…

  12. Billboard Bits: Charlatans, Brides Of Destruction, James Carter

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories on the Charlatans UK, Brides Of Destruction and James Carter. The Charlatans U.K. are hard at work on their eighth album, which is being tentatively scheduled for a spring release. According to the band's official Web site , the final track listing for the as-yet-untitled record…

  13. Motley Crue Eyeing 2004 Tour

    November 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Motley Crue is taking steps toward a 2004 tour with all of its original members, the first time the group has done so since 1999. If it happens, the trek will be tied into the theatrical release of "T Motley Crue is taking steps toward a 2004 tour with all of its original members, the…

  14. This Day in Music

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her anticipated New Year's Eve concert in Anchorage, Alaska, citing, among other things, worries over possible Y2K problems. 1999 - It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her…

  15. Tunes on TV

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 20-26, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Annie Lennox (also scheduled: Angelina Jolie). "MWL Stacked," CMT Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Monday Night…

  16. Motley Crue's Sixx Sues Over Shoe Ad

    October 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx sued a skateboarding magazine and the Vans shoe company for allegedly using his image in an ad without his permission. Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx sued a skateboarding magazine and the Vans shoe company for allegedly using his image in an ad without his…

  17. KaZaA Hits Back Against Record Labels

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Turning the tables on record labels, makers of the most popular file-sharing network are suing the companies for copyright infringement. Turning the tables on record labels, makers of the most popular file-sharing network are suing the companies for copyright infringement. Sharman Networks,…

  18. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world. 2002 - Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world. 2002 - Russian Space Agency officials terminate Lance Bass' space flight training because his…

  19. 'Better' Watch Out: Meat Loaf Returns

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Drama-drenched rocker Meat Loaf will release a new album, "Couldn't Have Said It Better," Sept. 23 in the U.S. on Sanctuary Records. The set, which has already been released in Europe, is his first al Drama-drenched rocker Meat Loaf will release a new album, "Couldn't…

  20. Tunes On TV

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 18-24, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 18 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: The Donnas (also scheduled: guest co-host Rebecca Powers, Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Nancy Grace, Robert Thompson). "The Parkers,"…

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