1. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Dave Blood, bassist for Philadelphia rock act the Dead Milkmen, commits suicide. The suicide is reported via a post by Blood's sister Kathy on the band's official message board. In a sub 2004 - Dave Blood, bassist for Philadelphia rock act the Dead Milkmen,…

  2. Jail Can't 'Stop' New Sigel Album

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Incarcerated rapper Beanie Sigel returns to the spotlight tomorrow (March 5), when AOL Music's First Listen initiative begins streaming his new single, "Don't Stop." Incarcerated rapper Beanie Sigel returns to the spotlight tomorrow (March 5), when AOL Music's First…

  3. Stars Come Out For Seattle Tsunami Benefit

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Some of the Seattle music scene's most esteemed acts raised more than $100,000 for tsunami relief efforts at a Friday benefit concert. Some of the Seattle music scene's most esteemed acts raised more than $100,000 for tsunami relief efforts at a Friday benefit concert. The K-ROCK…

  4. Hot Product

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST "Cursed" ’Cursed’ And Blessed Collective Soul, Bowling For Soup, Dashboard Confessional, the Crystal Method and Three Days Grace have contributed tracks to the "Cursed" soundtrack, due this week via Treadstone Records. Also featured on the disc is Smash Mouth vocalist…

  5. Durst Recording Bizkit Vocals In Prague

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Limp Bizkit principals Fred Durst and Wes Borland have settled in Prague with producer Ross Robinson to record vocals for the group's ... Limp Bizkit principals Fred Durst and Wes Borland have settled in Prague with producer Ross Robinson to record vocals for the group's upcoming…

  6. Hot Product

    January 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The fourth studio album from Bloomington, Ind.-based rock act Early Day Miners, "All Harm Ends Here" (Secretly Canadian). Singer/songwriter Anna Nalick's "Wreck of the Day" (Columbia). A host of…

  7. Billboard Bits: Allmans, Collective Soul, Sugerman

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on the Allman Brothers, Collective Soul, Sugerman The Allman Brothers Band has set its annual spring run at New York's Beacon Theatre for March 10-12, 14-15 and 17-19. Tickets go on sale tomorrow (Jan. 7) via Ticketmaster. The group has performed more than 150 shows at the Beacon…

  8. Rimes, Harwell Lead NASCAR IMAX Soundtrack

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST New songs from LeAnn Rimes and Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell are among the offerings on the "NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience" film soundtrack. The Shout! Factory disc will also boast previously New songs from LeAnn Rimes and Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell are among the…

  9. Billboard Bits: Out Hud, Mogwai, 'Cursed'

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Out Hud, Mogwai, 'Cursed' New York rock act Out Hud will release its sophomore album , "Let Us Never Speak of It Again," March 22 via Kranky. The 10-track set will be preceded on Feb. 8 by the single "One Life To Leave," which will also include group…

  10. Hot Product

    December 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: An album of standards from country legend Merle Haggard, "Unforgettable" (Capitol). A live DVD from modern rock act Phantom Planet, "Chicago, Chicagogoing, Chicagogone" (Epic). The soundtrack to the new…

  11. Paisley Grabs Evans, Griggs For 'Mud' Tour

    December 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Looking ahead to the New Year, Brad Paisley has begun confirming dates for his Mud & Suds tour, on which fellow country artists Sara Evans and Andy Griggs will be along for the ride. Looking ahead to the New Year, Brad Paisley has begun confirming dates for his Mud & Suds tour, on…

  12. Durst: New Bizkit Album 'So Heavy It Hurts'

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST The new Limp Bizkit album is months from release, but frontman Fred Durst is already proclaiming it his favorite. The new Limp Bizkit album is months from release, but frontman Fred Durst is already proclaiming it his favorite. "The album is so f***ing heavy it hurts," he writes on…

  13. Limp Bizkit Gets Busy On New Album

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST The group is believed to be recording in Northern California with longtime producer Ross Robinson, with an eye on finishing up the sessions by Christmas. Limp Bizkit has begun work on its first album since the surprising return of guitarist Wes Borland in August. The group is believed to be…

  14. Billboard Bits: Paisley, CMAs, Taste Of Chaos, N.O.R.E.

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Brad Paisley, CMAs, Taste Of Chaos, N.O.R.E. Country star Brad Paisley will kick off a 2005 tour with a Jan. 15 benefit show in Wheeling, W. Va., not far from his hometown of Glen Dale. The Mud in the Valley concert at the WesBanco Arena will raise funds for flood relief organizations…

  15. Mothersbaugh Scores Again With 'Sims 2'

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT He is equally adept at scoring for the interactive world, most recently for Electronic Arts' "The Sims 2." Composer Mark Mothersbaugh has earned acclaim and awards for every medium in which he has worked, from his early days as a founding member of the influential rock group…

  16. Borland Rejoins Limp Bizkit

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Original guitarist Wes Borland has rejoined Limp Bizkit, according to frontman Fred Durst's online journal. Original guitarist Wes Borland has rejoined Limp Bizkit, according to frontman Fred Durst's online journal. "Well, now the Limp Bizkit fans know about Wes," he wrote…

  17. Holland's 'Friends' Pack Third Big Band Album

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Smokey Robinson and the late Kirsty MacColl are among the artists collaborating with Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra on the third album in the "Small Eric Clapton, Peter Gabriel, Smokey Robinson and the late Kirsty MacColl are among the…

  18. Filter Making Progress On New Album

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock outfit Filter is making headway on its fourth album, which it hopes to release next summer. Modern rock outfit Filter is making headway on its fourth album, which it hopes to release next summer, according to posts by frontman Richard Patrick on the group's official Web site …

  19. Borland Shelves Eat The Day

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has put his fledgling band Eat The Day into "indefinite hibernation." Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has put his fledgling band Eat The Day into "indefinite hibernation," according to a post on the group's official…

  20. Billboard Bits: Chingy, Jam Master Jay, Weller

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories on a Chingy DVD, Jam Master Jay vigil to mark the one-year anniversary of his death and Paul Weller's plans for an album of covers. Capitol will on Nov. 18 release a limited-edition of rapper Chingy's smash Capitol album "Jackpot," which has sold 1.1 million copies…

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