1. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part four Made His Move on Christie Lee After a relatively short tour that culminated with a New Year's Eve performance at Madison Square Garden, Billy found himself back home. Only now the home was empty. "I just have to get used to being on my own," he said. "I'm…

  2. This Day in Music

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1996 - </b>Motown founder Berry Gordy is honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. In the '60's, Gordy made household names of artists like Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, and Stevie Wonder.<br 2002 - Christina Aguilera makes a rare live appearance at…

  3. Report Details Deadly Damageplan Shooting

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A new police report details a chaotic scene at last December's Damageplan concert in Columbus, Ohio, with the tour manager getting wounded as he tried to prevent a gunman from climbing on stage -- he A new police report details a chaotic scene at last December's Damageplan concert…

  4. Pearl Jam Gets OK For Sao Paulo Show

    October 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After weeks of doubts, Sao Paulo's mayor had agreed to allow Pearl Jam to perform in the Brazilian city's biggest stadium. After weeks of doubts, Sao Paulo's mayor had agreed to allow Pearl Jam to perform in the Brazilian city's biggest stadium. More than 40,000 fans are…

  5. Mike Peters

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Dead Men Walking tour continues, a new Alarm album is mastered and future plans are made. Thursday 13th October-Colchester Long drive down to Colchester today so I whiled away the hours watching 'No Direction Home', the Bob Dylan film put together by Martin Scorsese. What an…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine, original guitarist for Canned Heat, is found dead in his hotel room in France. The cause of death is undetermined.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - A man identifying himself as Kid…

  7. Mars Volta Stretches Out On Live Album

    October 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Mars Volta has committed its epic live show to disc on "Scab Dates," due Nov. 8 via GSL/Universal. The Mars Volta has committed its epic live show to disc on "Scab Dates," due Nov. 8 via GSL/Universal. Recorded at various shows between 2003-2005, the set features only…

  8. Sleater-Kinney / Oct. 14, 2005 / Englewood, Colo. (Gothic Theatre)

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When a band sets out to overturn something that has persisted for decades -- the ascendency of male musicians in rock music -- they have two choices: they can do something totally different, or they c When a band sets out to overturn something that has persisted for decades -- the ascendency…

  9. Defense Wants Spector Statements Tossed

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music producer Phil Spector was suffering withdrawal symptoms from seven prescription drugs when he told police that he had shot and killed actress Lana Clarkson at his California mansion in 2003, his Music producer Phil Spector was suffering withdrawal symptoms from seven prescription drugs…

  10. O.A.R.

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Just out, new album 'Stories of a Stranger' is on O.A.R. bassist Benj Gershman's mind as the band's fall tour gets underway. Our new record, "Stories of a Stranger," came out Oct 4. Talk about a sigh of relief... felt like we'd been working on it for years,…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland wil 2003 - Rapper 50 Cent takes home all five trophies for which he is…

  12. Billboard Bits: All Tomorrow's Parties, Vegas NYE, Aphex Twin

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on All Tomorrow's Parties, Vegas NYE, Aphex Twin Ween, the Shins, Sleater-Kinney, Mudhoney and the Yeah Yeah Yeahs will each curate a night of music as part of the All Tomorrow's Parties' the United Sounds of ATP event. The shows will be held May 12-14 and May 19-21, 2006,…

  13. Hot Product

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nickelback Nickel And Dime Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger knows that the success of his gimmick-free, high-octane Canadian quartet confounds many people. "But I think everybody now accepts that Nickelback is going to be around for awhile ... for better or for worse," the guitarist…

  14. Mellencamp, King Going Back To Work On Play

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT John Mellencamp will spend the bulk of November working in New York with Stephen King on their long-gestating play with music, "The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County." The project was first unveiled i John Mellencamp will spend the bulk of November working in New York with Stephen…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Barbra Streisand sings her farewell concert at New York's Madison Square Garden.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - In a Los Angeles Times editorial, Yusuf Islam blasts the United States' system of screening airline…

  16. Beanie Sigel Acquitted On Murder Charge

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Beanie Sigel was acquitted today (Sept. 26) in Philadelphia on charges he shot and nearly killed a man two years ago on a crowded city street. Rapper Beanie Sigel was acquitted today (Sept. 26) in Philadelphia on charges he shot and nearly killed a man two years ago on a crowded city…

  17. Terri Clark Readies New 'Life'

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Country artist Terri Clark will unveil a new album, "Life Goes On," Nov. 1 via Mercury Nashville. Country artist Terri Clark will unveil a new album, "Life Goes On," Nov. 1 via Mercury Nashville. It's the artist's first studio set since 2003's "Pain To…

  18. Sigel's Attempted Murder Trial Gets Underway

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Just weeks after leaving federal prison, rapper Beanie Sigel was back in Philadelphia court yesterday (Sept. 21) defending himself on charges he shot and nearly killed a man two years ago on a crowded Just weeks after leaving federal prison, rapper Beanie Sigel was back in Philadelphia court…

  19. Isobel Campbell, St. Etienne Sign New Deals

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former Belle & Sebastian principal Isobel Campbell has signed a worldwide deal with V2, while Saint Etienne has inked with Savoy Jazz. Former Belle & Sebastian principal Isobel Campbell has signed a worldwide deal with V2. Her previously announced collaborative album with Mark Lanegan…

  20. Bassist Lensing New System Of A Down Video

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After directing four of his band's videos, including the recent "Question!," System Of A Down bassist Shavo Odadjian wanted little to do with the promotional clip for the title track from the group's After directing four of his band's videos, including the recent …

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