1. Connick, Marsalis Aid Big Easy Musicians' Village

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis have teamed with Habitat for Humanity New Orleans Area to build a Musicians' Village in the city. Harry Connick Jr. and Branford Marsalis have teamed with Habitat for Humanity New Orleans Area to build a Musicians' Village in the city. The…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2005 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…

  3. Billboard Bits: Black Crowes, Dr. John, Kristofferson

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on the Black Crowes, Dr. John, Kris Kristofferson Having recently made plans to end the year with a Dec. 31 show at New York's Madison Square Garden, the Black Crowes have announced a March 18-19 stand at London's Shepherd's Bush Empire. According to a spokesperson, the…

  4. Not So 'Tiny' Tunes

    October 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When Red House Painters/Sun Kil Moon leader Mark Kozelek gets into a band, he really gets into a band. When Red House Painters/Sun Kil Moon leader Mark Kozelek gets into a band, he really gets into a band. Having already released an album and an EP worth of Bon Scott-era AC/DC covers, Kozelek…

  5. Kozelek In A Modest Mood On New Album

    October 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Having already released an album and an EP worth of Bon Scott-era AC/DC covers, Kozelek's latest muse is Modest Mouse, which exploded into the mainstream in 2004 after reigning for several years as on When Red House Painters/Sun Kil Moon leader Mark Kozelek gets into a band, he really…

  6. Metal Veterans Salute Iron Maiden

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots. Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots. "Numbers From…

  7. Strokes Stretching Out On Third Album

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclectic sound on their as-yet-untitled third album, due in late January via RCA. The first single from the set, "Juicebox," is driven by a heavy riff in the vein of H The Strokes offer a bigger, more eclectic sound on their as-yet-untitled third…

  8. Kozelek's New Album Muse: Modest Mouse

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Equally at home with putting his unique spin on songs by AC/DC, Neil Diamond and John Denver as he is recording his own compositions, Mark Kozelek further indulges his interpretive bent on his next al Equally at home with putting his unique spin on songs by AC/DC, Neil Diamond and John Denver…

  9. This Day in Music

    July 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Babyface is honored by the state of Indiana, which renames a 25-mile stretch of federal highway (Interstate Route 65) as "Kenneth Babyface Edmonds Highway." In conjunction with the honor 2004 - A segment of Interstate 85 is declared "The Alan Jackson…

  10. TOP POP CATALOG ALBUMS

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/popcat.jsp 1. "A Rush Of Blood To The Head," Coldplay 2. "The Very Best Of The Beach Boys: Sounds Of Summer," The Beach Boys 3. "GOLDEN ROAD," KEITH URBAN 4. "Songs About Jane," Maroon5 5. "Back In Black," AC/DC Issue date: July 2,…

  11. Ask Billboard

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the Cult, Stevie Nicks/Deep Dish and AC/DC. CULTISH Dear Keith, I have been a fan of the Cult for a good long while now. I recently saw the band's singer Ian Astbury enjoying living his Jim Morrison fixation as singer for the Doors of…

  12. 'Back In Black' Tips 21M Mark

    June 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Among the various certifications issued by the Recording Industry Association (RIAA) in May is a truly notable achievement for Australian hard rock act AC/DC. Among the various certifications issued by the Recording Industry Association (RIAA) in May is a truly notable achievement for…

  13. Ask Billboard

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Paris Hilton, Kylie Minogue and more. INSERT SNARKY HEADLINE HERE Hey Keith, I've been anxiously waiting for Paris Hilton's debut into the music world. I've read a lot about the album but haven't really had any luck…

  14. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>R&B and blues singer-guitarist Earl King dies of complications from diabetes in New Orleans. He is 69. 2003 - R&B and blues singer-guitarist Earl King dies of complications from diabetes in New Orleans. He is 69. 2002 - James Al Hendrix, who introduced his…

  15. White Stripes Tickle Ivories, See Ghosts On New CD

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The White Stripes stretch out musically without abandoning the rock on their highly anticipated new album. The White Stripes stretch out musically without abandoning the rock on their highly anticipated new album, " Get Behind Me Satan ." Due June 7 via Third Man/V2, the set was…

  16. HOT PRODUCT

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases from Beck, AC/DC, Will Smith, the Bravery and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Will Smith …

  17. Hot Product

    March 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Beck 'Jewel' Of The Nile AC/DC has rounded up gems from its TV and live performance archives for the DVD "Family Jewels," due this week in North America via Epic. The double-disc set unearths the Australian rock combo's first TV appearance in its homeland in 1975 and…

  18. Origin Vol. I

    March 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Everything about "Origin Vol. I" is big: Big chords. Big ideas. Big energy. Even the first single is big, or rather "Bigtime," although that is one place the Soundtrack of Our Lives has yet to arrive. Everything about "Origin Vol. I" is big: Big chords. Big ideas…

  19. 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,…

  20. Z-Trip, UNKLE, Watt Added To Coachella

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Z-Trip, UNKLE and Everything But The Girl's Ben Watt have been added to the lineup for the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 30-May 1 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Cali Z-Trip, UNKLE and Everything But The Girl's Ben Watt have been added to the lineup…

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