1. Reznor: Manager Duped Me Into Bad Contract

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Trent Reznor testified yesterday (May 16) against his longtime manager, saying he was stunned to learn in 2003 that despite millions of dollars in earnings by his band, Nine Inch Nails, he was left wi Trent Reznor testified yesterday (May 16) in New York against his longtime manager, saying…

  2. DMB Gets Its Groove Back On 'Stand Up'

    April 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band puts a renewed emphasis on rhythm and groove on its new album, "Stand Up," due May 10 via RCA. Producer Mark Batson worked with members individually to build tracks from even the mo Dave Matthews Band puts a renewed emphasis on rhythm and groove on its new album, …

  3. Springsteen Opens Solo Tour In Detroit

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Bruce Springsteen faithful descended on Michigan last night (April 25) to help the New Jersey icon kick off his solo "Devils & Dust" ... The Bruce Springsteen faithful descended on Michigan last night (April 25) to help the New Jersey icon kick off his solo "Devils &…

  4. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had been in a coma since March 19, following a motorcycle accident in Rome. 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome.…

  5. Billboard Bits: Chili Peppers/Weezer, Krauss & More

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Red Hot Chili Peppers/Weezer, Krauss & More Red Hot Chili Peppers and Weezer have been tapped to headline Las Vegas' centennial celebration. The show will be held July 2 on the ground of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority; 50,000 free tickets will be distributed…

  6. Dresden Dolls Out To Defy Expectations On NIN Tour

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Punk-rock cabaret duo the Dresden Dolls will take their theatrical stage show on the road as the sole opening act on Nine Inch Nails' upcoming North American tour. Punk-rock cabaret duo the Dresden Dolls will take their theatrical stage show on the road as the sole opening act on Nine…

  7. Costello Reflects On Career At SXSW

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the somewhat strange setting of an enormous Austin Convention Center ballroom, Elvis Costello sat yesterday (March 16) for a public interview that marked the beginning of Texas' annual South By Sou In the somewhat strange setting of an enormous Austin Convention Center ballroom, Elvis…

  8. The Holy Bible: 10th Anniversary Edition

    March 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Under-appreciated in the United States, Manic Street Preachers' third studio album, "The Holy Bible," is now presented in a DVD/two-CD package featuring ample video footage and an extensive interview Under-appreciated in the United States, Manic Street Preachers' third…

  9. U2 Tickets Flying Fast, Edge Heads To Court

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST The frenzy surrounding the U2 Vertigo tour continued over the weekend with more quick sellouts, including all U.K. shows at more than 260,000 tickets, and 55,000 sold for the June 10 European opener i The frenzy surrounding the U2 Vertigo tour continued over the weekend with more quick…

  10. Labels, Kazaa Battle In Australian Court

    November 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST The largest copyright infringement case in Australian history began yesterday (Nov. 29), as Sydney-based Sharman Networks and others involved with peer-to-peer software company Kazaa face 30 record-co The largest copyright infringement case in Australian history began yesterday (Nov. 29), as…

  11. Todo el Año

    November 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Next time Latin music critics decide to trivialize Latin pop, they might want to listen to Obie Bermúdez's new album. Next time Latin music critics decide to trivialize Latin pop, they might want to listen to Obie Bermúdez's new album. Call it contemporary Latin pop; an album that…

  12. Hot Product

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rolling Stones 'Lick' It Up The most successful tour of 2003, the Rolling Stones' 40 Licks outing, is preserved as the two-disc CD package "Live Licks," due this week via Virgin. The album includes 11 songs never before released on any official Stones live title. The…

  13. New Bon Jovi Studio Album, Tour Due

    October 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A new Bon Jovi album due in the spring will be a "loud guitar, big rock record," says Jon Bon Jovi. "We're very excited about it, and I'm very confident it's going to be a big record for us." Guitaris A new Bon Jovi album due in the spring will be a "…

  14. Hot Product

    October 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Frank Black Back In 'Black' Pixies leader Frank Black showcases vastly different aspects of his musical persona on "Frank Black Francis." The 28-track spinART collection features 15 pre-Pixies demos on one disc and 13 new recordings of Pixies songs with Two Pale Boys'…

  15. Stones Ready 'Live Licks'

    October 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The most successful tour of 2003 is coming to CD. The Rolling Stones' 40 Licks outing will be preserved as a two-disc CD package and will feature recordings of guest appearances by Sheryl Crow and Sol The most successful tour of 2003 is coming to CD. The Rolling Stones' 40 Licks…

  16. Karmadownload.com, Mixmatcher

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Tangled Web, a weekly column featuring interesting music-related online destinations. This week: Karmadownload.com, Mixmatcher. GOOD KARMA A new British download service is showcasing music from unsigned artists and independent label acts. Karmadownload.com launched last week (Aug. 25)…

  17. Phish Sorting Out Festival Refunds

    August 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As Phish's career-ending Coventry festival in Vermont is slowly dismantled in the mud, producers are unraveling the impact of torrential rain preceding the concert that vastly impacted the band's fina As Phish's career-ending Coventry festival in Vermont is slowly dismantled in…

  18. Beautiful Yesterday

    August 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT What makes Dayna Kurtz's new album "Beautiful Yesterday" so inspiring isn't just the vast range of material. What makes Dayna Kurtz's new album "Beautiful Yesterday" so inspiring isn't just the vast range of material. Nor is it her uncommonly…

  19. Music for Montserrat

    August 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The DVD format has afforded music enthusiasts a vast library of rare or previously unseen concert performances, usually with a high-resolution, surround sound audio track. The DVD format has afforded music enthusiasts a vast library of rare or previously unseen concert performances, usually…

  20. Billboard Bits: Hornsby, Galactic, Hot Snakes

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Bruce Hornsby, Galactic, Hot Snakes Bruce Hornsby has slated a trio of late-October New York performances in vastly different settings. Under the banner of "Three Nights on the Town," the veteran artist will host an Oct. 26 jam session at famed jazz club the Blue Note, an…

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