1. Sun Kil Moon Looks Toward 'April'

    December 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Mark Kozelek's unique interpretive bent has been an integral part of his work with Red House Painters, Sun Kil Moon and as a solo artist. But his original compositions have always packed more of an em Mark Kozelek's unique interpretive bent (AC/DC, John Denver, Modest Mouse) has…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST - With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z plays seven 30-minute shots across the country in one day in advance of the release of his comeback album, "Kingdom Come." 2006 - With the aid of a private jet, Jay-Z plays seven 30-minute shots across the country in one day in advance of…

  3. iTunes Welcomes Zeppelin With Catalog Box

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT On what one of its top executive calls "the day we've been waiting for for four years," Led Zeppelin today (Oct. 23) made its catalog available for pre-order at Apple's iTunes Music Store. The group's On what one of its top executive calls "the day we've…

  4. With 'Bells' On

    October 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Carlos Santana finds radio magic again with the first single from his "Ultimate Santana" compilation, Jimmy Eat World follows up its best charting album with a new effort and Underworld strikes out on The first career live album from R.E.M., the aptly named "R.E.M. Live" …

  5. Missy Elliot, DMX, AC/DC

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Missy Elliott gets down with Doritos, plus DMX faces dog problems and AC/DC shakes up a new DVD set. Tell us what you think! Email us at InSixty@Billboard.com. You can also email Danielle Flora at Missy Elliott gets down with Doritos, plus DMX faces dog problems and AC/DC shakes up a new DVD…

  6. AC/DC Plugs Back In With Live DVD Set

    August 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC will break several years of inactivity with the Oct. 16 release of "Plug Me In." The double-DVD Columbia set sports five hours or concert and TV performances, most of which have never been comme AC/DC will break several years of inactivity with the Oct. 16 release of "…

  7. AC/DC Goes Digital Via Verizon Wireless

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC is finally selling its music digitally. But not on iTunes. Verizon Wireless has snagged the exclusive rights to sell the band's entire back catalog through March 2008, becoming the first and onl AC/DC is finally selling its music digitally. But not on iTunes. Verizon Wireless has…

  8. Avenged Sevenfold Finds Its Groove On New Album

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Old-school hard rockers Avenged Sevenfold reached the top 30 of The Billboard 200 with their 2005 major-label debut, "City of Evil," and they're presently holed up in a Burbank, Calif., studio trying Old-school hard rockers Avenged Sevenfold reached the top 30 of The Billboard…

  9. This Day in Music

    July 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Milan Williams, a founding member of the Commodores, dies at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston following a bout with cancer. He is 58. 2006 - Milan Williams, a founding member of the Commodores, dies at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston following a bout with cancer. He is 58. 2004 - A…

  10. Def Leppard Nearly Complete With 'Sparkly' New Album

    June 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Def Leppard is "about 85, 90 percent finished" with its next album, which frontman Joe Elliott describes as "a very <I>rock</I> album" tentatively titled "Songs From the Sparkle Lounge." Def Leppard is "about 85, 90 percent finished" with…

  11. Kinda Like Country

    June 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT From start to finish, a Big & Rich concert is a visual and aural experience hard to forget. It is also part tent revival. From start to finish, a Big & Rich concert is a visual and aural experience hard to forget. It is also part tent revival. "Brothers and sisters, we are here…

  12. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Juan Pablo Torres, one of Cuba's premier trombonists and a member of the group Cuban Masters who played alongside legends like Israel "Cachao" Lopez and Carlos "Patato" Valdez, dies in Miami. T 2005 - Juan Pablo Torres, one of Cuba's premier trombonists…

  13. Jon Brion / March 9, 11, 2007 / Chicago (Steppenwolf Theatre; the Hideout)

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Jon Brion doesn't get out much, but he sure gets around. Composer, singer, songwriter, session musician, producer: Brion's name crops up at a pretty regular clip even if they guy rarely seems to leave Jon Brion doesn't get out much, but he sure gets around. Composer, singer,…

  14. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes at his home in Florida. He is 53. A Jacksonville, Fla., native, Brown was best known for his work with Molly Hatchet, 2005 - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes at his home…

  15. Billboard Bits: Rock On The Range, Menudo, Bon Scott

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST ZZ Top, Evanescence and Velvet Revolver are among the acts scheduled to play this year's inaugural Rock on the Range festival, set for May 19 at the 22,555-seat Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio ZZ Top, Evanescence and Velvet Revolver are among the acts scheduled to play this year&…

  16. Aussie Rocker Billy Thorpe Dies

    February 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Australian rock icon Billy Thorpe died earlier today at Sydney's Vincent Hospital, after suffering a heart attack. He was 60. In the early '70s, Thorpe and his blues/rock band The Aztecs were the bigg Australian rock icon Billy Thorpe died earlier today (Feb. 28) at Sydney's…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song "On Top of Spaghetti." 2003 - Folk music singer/songwriter Tom Glazer dies in Philadelphia. Glazer, 88, is best known for the 1963 novelty song "On Top of…

  18. This Day in Music

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Kaiser Chiefs take home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held at London's Earls Court. 2006 - Kaiser Chiefs take home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held at London's Earls Court. 2006 - French songwriter Anna Marly dies in her house in Alaska…

  19. Rock Star Supernova, the Panic Channel / Jan. 24, 2007 / Toronto (Massey Hall)

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST After some initial hiccups with its name and then an injury to bassist Jason Newsted, Rock Star Supernova began its current North American tour with a New Year's Eve gig in Las Vegas. Some critics wer After some initial hiccups with its name and then an injury to bassist Jason Newsted,…

  20. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Police and prosecutors raid Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch in Los Olivos on a $3 million arrest warrant for child molestation.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Broadway composer and jazz pianist Cy Coleman dis of a…

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