1. QOTSA Finally Conquers London On Live CD/DVD

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Queens Of The Stone Age's summer shows at the London venues Brixton Academy and Koko make up the bulk of the live CD/DVD "Over the Years and Through the Woods," due Nov. 22 via Interscope. Frontman Jo Queens Of The Stone Age's summer shows at the London venues Brixton…

  2. Living Things Keep A Step 'Ahead Of The Lions'

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST 'The band the industry tried to kill,' breaks onto the Modern Rock airwaves. Although its debut album was just released, Living Things already has a volatile relationship with the music industry. For the past two years, the band has been bouncing from label to label. And because of…

  3. The Strokes Settle On 'Earth' Songs

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Strokes have selected the 14 songs that will be found on their third RCA album, "First Impressions of Earth." Due Jan. 3, the set is presently unsequenced but is generating early buzz thanks to th The Strokes have selected the 14 songs that will be found on their third RCA album…

  4. Bayside Drummer Killed In Auto Accident

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST John "Beatz" Holohan, drummer for Victory Records outfit Bayside, died yesterday morning (Oct. 31) after an auto accident in Cheyenne, WY. He was 31. John "Beatz" Holohan, drummer for Victory Records outfit Bayside, died yesterday morning (Oct. 31) after an auto accident…

  5. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a Britain-based American Saxophonist admired for his liquid tone and lyrical verve, dies at the age of 71.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Italian tenor Franco Corelli, one of opera…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>German schlager artist Rex Gildo dies from injuries he sustained three days earlier when he jumped from the second floor of his Munich flat.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Courtney Love plays her first-ever solo show at the…

  7. Dream Boogie: The Triumph Of Sam Cooke

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part two We was in church every time that church door was open. That was a must, no ifs, ands, or buts about it. Saturday night Mama would cook our dinner. Then we'd all get up about 6:30 Sunday morning, 'cause everyone had to take their bath -- seven children, one bathroom! -- so…

  8. Dream Boogie: The Triumph Of Sam Cooke

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part three They saw their father as a stern but fair man, but their mother was someone they could tell their secrets to. She treated their friends with the same kind of gentle consideration that she showed all of them, never reluctant to add another place to the table or take a mattress and…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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,…

  19. 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…

  20. 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,…

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