1. Billboard Bits: CMT, Option-G, Noise Pop

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on CMT, Option-G, Noise Pop 3 Doors Down has been tapped to replace Los Lonely Boys at CMT's live music special from the Jacksonville (Fla.) Veterans Memorial Arena the night before the Super Bowl. The show will be headlined by Lynyrd Skynyrd and also feature Jo Dee Messina. "…

  2. Hot Product

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Burn To Shine 'Shine' Sweet Freedom Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty has created a new DVD series that spotlights live performances from notable rock acts in a given city, all recorded in a single day. The catch: the bands play one song each in an empty house that faces imminent…

  3. QOTSA Re-Tills Musical Soil For Spring Tour

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last week, Queens Of The Stone Age will tour Europe and North America this spring in support of their upcoming album, "Lullabies To Paralyze." As tipped here last week, Queens Of The Stone Age will tour Europe and North America this spring in support of their upcoming…

  4. This Day in Music

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky, insinuating voice in such songs as "Is That All There Is" and "Fever" made her a jazz and pop legend, dies of a heart attack in Los Angeles. S 2002 - Peggy Lee, the singer-composer whose smoky,…

  5. Buzz Begins For Amos' 'Beekeeper'

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST A handful of Tori Amos appearances have been confirmed to coincide with the release of her eighth studio album, "The Beekeeper." The North Carolina-born/Maryland-raised artist, who now lives full-time A handful of Tori Amos appearances have been confirmed to coincide with the…

  6. Billboard Bits: 'Charlotte's Web,' Duran Duran, Burton

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on 'Charlotte's Web,' Duran Duran, Burton OutKast's Andre 3000 and Reba McEntire will join Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, John Cleese and Steve Buscemi in lending their vocal talents to the upcoming film adaptation of the classic children's book "Charlotte&…

  7. This Day in Music

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Dancehall rapper Beenie Man suffers broken ribs and a broken nose in a car accident in Kingston, Jamaica. The 30-year-old artist, whose real name is Moses Davis, is alone in his vehicle 2004 - Dancehall rapper Beenie Man suffers broken ribs and a broken nose in a car…

  8. More Stars Join Tsunami Relief Efforts

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Madonna, Hilary Duff and Ricky Martin are among the latest high-profile artists to join the fight to raise funds for victims of the Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami in the Indian Ocean. Madonna, Hilary Duff and Ricky Martin are among the latest high-profile artists to join the fight to raise…

  9. Billboard Bits: Damien Rice, Death By Stereo, Blood Brothers

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stories on Damien Rice and the "Goldfish Memory" soundtrack, Death By Stereo album and tour and a Blood Brothers-led Anti-Inauguration concert. Damien Rice and Lisa Hannigan's reworked versions of songs by late bossa nova legend Antonio Carlos Jobim are featured on the…

  10. Australian Acts To 'Reach Out To Asia'

    January 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Australian entertainment community will rally together to help victims of the Dec. 26 earthquake and tsunami with an all-star concert and telethon set for Saturday (Jan. 8). Reach Out to Asia will The Australian entertainment community will rally together to help victims of the Dec. 26…

  11. 01TunesOnTV

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 27 "CMT Insider," CMT Featured artists: Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Shania Twain, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Dierks…

  12. Billboard Bits: Mercury Rev, Dissociatives, M. Ward

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Mercury Rev, Dissociatives, M. Ward Mercury Rev will release its new V2 album, " The Secret Migration ," as three separate digital EPs prior to the May 2005 release of the physical CD. The first segment, featuring the tracks "Secret for a Song," "Across Yer…

  13. Billboard Bits: Country Thunder, Tibet House, Noise Pop

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Country Thunder, Tibet House, Noise Pop The Country Thunder USA festival will sprout a fifth day as part of its 2005 edition, which will be held July 20-24 in Twin Lakes, Wis. Tim McGraw and Phil Vassar will headline the first day's festivities. Other acts confirmed to appear…

  14. Hot Product

    December 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Eric Clapton Therapy 'Session' Broadening the scope of Eric Clapton's recent album of Robert Johnson interpretations, "Me and Mr. Johnson," the guitarist this week unveils the CD/DVD package "Sessions for Robert J." The Duck/Reprise release comprises tour…

  15. Rock Acts 'Shine' On New Live DVD Series

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty has created a new DVD series that spotlights live performances from notable rock acts in a given city, all recorded in a single day. Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty has created a new DVD series that spotlights live performances from notable rock acts in a given city,…

  16. Acoustic

    November 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST The 1998 compilation "John Lennon Anthology" featured outtakes and demos from Lennon's post-Beatles career. With "Acoustic," Yoko Ono has compiled a similar set featuring her late husband's acoustic r The 1998 compilation "John Lennon Anthology"…

  17. Modern Rockers Cram 'Stubbs' Soundtrack

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Exclusive tracks from Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie and Cake populate the soundtrack to "Stubbs the Zombie." Exclusive tracks recorded by the likes of the Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie and Cake populate the soundtrack to "Stubbs the Zombie." Due March 15 via Aspyr…

  18. Sumlin Surrounded By Stars On 'Shoes'

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Blues veteran Hubert Sumlin is surrounded by such legends as Keith Richards and Eric Clapton on his new album, "About Them Shoes." Blues veteran Hubert Sumlin is surrounded by such legends as Keith Richards and Eric Clapton on his new album, "About Them Shoes." The 13…

  19. Ask Billboard

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Massive Attack, British acts and Janet Jackson. MASSIVE? Hi Keith, Hi Keith As you probably know Massive Attack is not only a very important group in the sense of artistic ability but are also quite commercially successful in Europe …

  20. Clapton Honored At Buckingham Palace

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rock legend Eric Clapton set aside his "rebellious streak" today (Nov. 3) to become a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, or CBE. Rock legend Eric Clapton set aside his "rebellious streak" today (Nov. 3) to become a Commander of the Order of the British Empire,…

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