1. Rakim Resurfaces, Common Drops 'People' At NYC Benefit

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rakim is preparing to release his third solo album, "The Seventh Seal," this summer, the rapper revealed last night (June 8) at fashion designer Mark Ecko's Save the Rhinos concert in New York's Centr Rakim is preparing to release his third solo album, "The Seventh…

  2. Beatles, Stones Sideman Billy Preston Dies

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the Beatles and the Rolling Stones and enjoyed his own series of hit singles, including "Outta Space" and "Nothing From Nothing," di Billy Preston, the exuberant keyboardist who landed dream gigs with the…

  3. This Day in Music

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Tex Beneke, who took over the Glenn Miller Orchestra after the bandleader's death during World War II, dies at his home in Santa Ana. He is 86.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Mickie Most, one of the top U.K. producers…

  4. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John Legend, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight,…

  5. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Singer Bobby Brown, 31, is arrested at Newark Airport in Newark, N.J., on an outstanding warrant for probation violation in a prior drunken-driving case.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none 2005 - Country superstar Faith Hill's new single …

  6. Axl: New GNR Album Will Be Out This Year

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rock recluse Axl Rose made a surprise radio appearance to proclaim that Guns N' Roses' 10-years-in-the-making album, "Chinese Democracy," album will finally hit stores this fall. Rock recluse Axl Rose made a surprise radio appearance to proclaim that Guns N' Roses&…

  7. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artist(s): Burt Bacharach. “Phil Vassar: Piano…

  8. Jam On

    April 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "You get growing pains when you get taller, but we got them when we were trying to shrink," Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder says with a laugh, reflecting back on the extraordinary early years of the S "You get growing pains when you get taller, but we got them when we were…

  9. Pearl Jam, Petty Extend Summer Run

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam and Tom Petty have extended their run of co-headlining shows with a June 29-30 stand at Milwaukee's Marcus Amphitheatre as part of Summerfest. Pearl Jam and Tom Petty have extended their run of co-headlining shows with a June 29-30 stand at Milwaukee's Marcus Amphitheatre…

  10. Pearl Jam's 'New' World Order

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eddie Vedder chuckles when he looks back on the early years of Pearl Jam's lifecycle and how the group balanced the pressures of success: "You get growing pains when you get taller, but we got them wh Eddie Vedder chuckles when he looks back on the early years of Pearl Jam's…

  11. The 'Pearls' Of Pearl Jam

    April 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Eddie Vedder and Stone Gossard discuss some of their favorite songs from Pearl Jam's new self-titled album. "Gone" : A mid-tempo Vedder rocker chronicling a man desperate for a fresh start. Vedder: "[We were in Atlantic City and] I wanted to play a song the next night. I…

  12. Farrar Looks Back, Son Volt Readies DVD

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Son Volt begins early work on its fifth album, group leader Jay Farrar is planning to release a collection of mostly traditional songs he cut with former Varnaline singer Anders Parker in the fall, As Son Volt begins early work on its fifth album, group leader Jay Farrar is planning to…

  13. Austin City Limits Chronicled On CD/DVD

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An album and DVD of last year's Austin City Limits Music Festival will be released June 20 via Image Entertainment. An album and DVD of last year's Austin City Limits Music Festival will be released June 20 via Image Entertainment. Each version is a double-disc affair, with the DVD…

  14. Sonic Youth 'Rips' On New CD, Pearl Jam Tour

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sonic Youth will release its next album, "Rather Ripped," June 13 via Geffen. The band will support the set via several July dates with Pearl Jam and is also eyeing a run with the Flaming Lips. Sonic Youth will release its next album, "Rather Ripped," June 13 via Geffen.…

  15. Blind Faith's Live Debut Heads To DVD

    March 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Short-lived supergroup Blind Faith's live debut will be chronicled on the DVD "London Hyde Park 1969," due April 10 in Europe and the following month in North America via Sanctuary. Short-lived supergroup Blind Faith's live debut will be chronicled on the DVD "London…

  16. Pearl Jam Takes Out Its Aggression On New Album

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Material for the 13-track set took shape in the wake of President George W. Bush's re-election as well as the United States' invasion of Iraq, the third anniversary of which is quickly approaching. Pearl Jam wears its emotions on its sleeve on its self-titled eighth album, which, as…

  17. JACK DeJOHNETTE FEATURING BILL FRISELL, "The Elephant Sleeps but Still Remembers"

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jack DeJohnette specializes in a brand of drumming that might best be described as defiantly musical, as demonstrated by everything from his early '60s work with John Coltrane... Jack DeJohnette specializes in a brand of drumming that might best be described as defiantly musical, as…

  18. Pearl Jam Says It All On Eighth Album

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam will release its eighth studio album, a self-titled effort, May 2 via J Records. The set will be preceded by the Eddie Vedder-penned single "World Wide Suicide," which will be delivered Marc Pearl Jam will release its eighth studio album, a self-titled effort, May 2 via J…

  19. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, Vanessa Carlton, Don Caballero

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Pearl Jam, Vanessa Carlton, Don Caballero The first taste of music from the new Pearl Jam album , the single "World Wide Suicide," was digitally delivered by J Records this morning (Feb. 24) to U.S. rock radio outlets in the form of a 15-second chorus snippet. The full track…

  20. Kaiser Chiefs Storm BRIT Awards

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight (Feb. 15) at London's Earls Court. The alternative rock outfit took home British live act, British group and Briti Kaiser Chiefs took home three trophies to dominate the BRIT Awards 2006, held tonight …

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