1. Who's Got Trouble?

    January 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Shivaree enjoyed a slam-dunk in 2004 with its mischievous, surf-drenched track "Goodnight Moon" on the "Kill Bill 2" soundtrack. Shivaree enjoyed a slam-dunk in 2004 with its mischievous, surf-drenched track "Goodnight Moon" on the "Kill Bill 2"…

  2. Report: Spector Said He Accidentally Shot Actress

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Producer Phil Spector initially told police he mistakenly shot actress Lana Clarkson, though he has since changed his story to suggest she committed suicide, according to newly released grand jury tra Producer Phil Spector initially told police he mistakenly shot actress Lana Clarkson, though…

  3. Court Dismisses Suit Over Aaliyah's Death

    January 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Aaliyah's record company cannot sue the video producer that arranged the 2001 airplane flight from the Bahamas in which the singer was killed, a New York appeals court has ruled. Aaliyah's record company cannot sue the video producer that arranged the 2001 airplane flight from the…

  4. 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…

  5. Bright Eyes Greets New Year With Two Albums

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Saddle Creek Records received a finished album from Bright Eyes last February and prepped the set for a summer release. But then Bright Eyes principal Conor Oberst had other ideas. He went back into the studio and recorded enough songs for a…

  6. This Day in Music

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Zac Foley, bassist with the highly successful early 1990s British modern rock act EMF, dies at the age of 31. 2002 - Zac Foley, bassist with the highly successful early 1990s British modern rock act EMF, dies at the age of 31. 2002 - Composer/band leader/pianist and…

  7. Brookstein, Green Day Climb To U.K. No. 1

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST After entering at No. 2 a week ago, Steve Brookstein found his version of Phil Collins' "Against All Odds" (Syco Music) climbing to the top of the U.K. singles chart, published yesterday (Jan. 2). Mea After entering at No. 2 a week ago, Steve Brookstein found his version of…

  8. Guitarist Hank Garland Dies

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Legendary country, rock and jazz guitarist Hank Garland, who performed with Elvis Presley, the Everly Brothers, Roy Orbison, Patsy Cline, Charlie Parker and many others, died yesterday (Dec. 27) of a Legendary country, rock and jazz guitarist Hank Garland, who performed with Elvis Presley,…

  9. Leftover Salmon Going On Hiatus

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST With the last show of its upcoming four-night stand (Dec. 28-31) at Denver's Fox Theater taking place exactly 15 years to the day after its first concert, the members of Leftover Salmon have announced With the last show of its upcoming four-night stand (Dec. 28-31) at Denver's Fox…

  10. Mother: Damageplan Gunman Had Schizophrenia

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST The mother of the man who gunned down former Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott and three others during a concert in Columbus, Ohio, last week said her son was discharged from the military bec The mother of the man who gunned down former Pantera guitarist "Dimebag"…

  11. Anselmo Breaks Silence On Dimebag Murder

    December 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo has made his first public statement about the murder of bandmate "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, with whom he had feuded in the press in recent years. Former Pantera frontman Phil Anselmo has made his first public statement about the murder of bandmate…

  12. Fans Mourn Slain Damageplan Guitarist

    December 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Thousands waited in line in near-freezing temperatures last night (Dec. 14) to pay tribute at a memorial service in Arlington, Texas, for slain rock star "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Thousands waited in line in near-freezing temperatures last night (Dec. 14) to pay tribute at a…

  13. Hot Product

    December 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tupac Shakur / Eminem 'Game' On Eminem produced 12 songs based around previously unreleased verses from late rapper Tupac Shakur for the album "Loyal to the Game." Due this week via Amaru/Interscope, the 16-track set is the seventh album of Shakur's music to be…

  14. Music Community Mourns For Abbott

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The music community is reeling in the wake of the onstage murder of Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott at the hands of a gunman earlier this week. The music community is reeling in the wake of the onstage murder of Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag"…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the letter "K," the Adult Contemporary chart and holiday music and signature songs with readers. A VERY SPECIAL "K" Fred, With the song "Karma" by Lloyd Banks featuring Avant moving 47-46 on Billboard's Hot 100, we're about to see…

  16. Update: Damageplan Guitarist Killed In Shooting

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST A gunman charged onstage at a packed Columbus, Ohio, nightclub at the beginning of a Damageplan concert last night (Dec. 8) and opened fire on the band and the crowd, killing guitarist "Dimebag" Darre A gunman charged onstage at a packed Columbus, Ohio, nightclub at the beginning of…

  17. Billboard Bits: White Stripes, Jon B, Rimes, Slash/Wylde

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on White Stripes, Jon B, Rimes, Slash/Wylde AMC Theaters will screen the White Stripes' live DVD, "Under Blackpool Lights," Dec. 9 in 13 U.S. cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco. Screenings are also on tap throughout the United Kingdom,…

  18. Two Charged In E-Money Bags Slaying

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Federal prosecutors in New York probing ties between the worlds of drug dealing and rap music have filed murder charges in the slaying of a rapper known as E-Money Bags. Federal prosecutors in New York probing ties between the worlds of drug dealing and rap music have filed murder charges in…

  19. Phantom Planet DVD Boasts Live Bounty

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Footage from recent shows in Chicago, a full concert from Japan and clips from Phantom Planet's first public performance make up the bulk of the band's forthcoming DVD release. Footage from recent shows in Chicago, a full concert from Japan and clips from Phantom Planet's first…

  20. Bon Jovi: Rocking Millions From New Jersey To The World

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The following feature excerpted from a 28-page special Bon Jovi section in the Nov. 20 issue of Billboard. &#149; To purchase the special Bon Jovi issue, click here . &#149; Additional interview content not available in the magazine is…

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