1. Calexico

    December 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Just outside of Benson, Ariz., on I-10 we see a similar van and trailer pass us on the left. It's gotta be a band van, there's even a fake tennis ball stuck into a cracked windshield. Sh*t, it's Annua Tucson, Ariz., December 2, 2006 Rialto Theatre Benefit Concert for KXCI…

  2. 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…

  3. Def Leppard Readies Covers Set, Summer Trek

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Def Leppard's upcoming covers album "Yeah!," due in stores May 23, was originally scheduled to be out last fall. But the group delayed its release to keep it from falling into obscurity, according to Def Leppard's upcoming covers album "Yeah!," due in stores May…

  4. Jackson Taps Evans, Wrights For Spring Tour

    March 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST The initial leg of Alan Jackson's What I Do tour will open April 22 in Las Vegas, with Sara Evans and the Wrights in tow. At deadline, 15 dates are confirmed though a May 22 show in Mansfield, Mass., The initial leg of Alan Jackson's What I Do tour will open April 22 in Las Vegas,…

  5. TunesOnTV

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 7 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Ashanti (also scheduled: Leah Remini). "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Tina Turner …

  6. 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. • To purchase the special Bon Jovi issue, click here . • Additional interview content not available in the magazine is…

  7. The System Has Failed

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT By the sound of Dave Mustaine's guitar performance on "The System Has Failed," one would never know he called his career to a halt in 2002 after sustaining a nerve injury to his arm. By the sound of Dave Mustaine's guitar performance on "The System Has Failed,"…

  8. Billboard Bits: We The Planet, Jack Osbourne, Triumph

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on We The Planet, Jack Osbourne, Triumph Tracy Chapman, Concrete Blonde's Johnette Napolitano and Ben Taylor are among those who will take part in the upcoming We the Planet outing. Billed as "a nationwide tour of activism, discussion and music," the CLIF Bar-sponsored U.S…

  9. Malin, Adams Prepare To Give The Finger

    July 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The debut release by the Finger, Ryan Adams and Jesse Malin's not-so-secret punk band, will arrive in the U.S. Sept. 23 on One Little Indian Records. The debut release by the Finger, Ryan Adams and Jesse Malin's not-so-secret punk band, will arrive in the U.S. Sept. 23 on One Little…

  10. Tunes On TV

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 19-25, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 19 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Jermaine Jackson (also scheduled: Cybill Shepherd, Mario Cantone). "100% NYC: A Concert Celebrating the Tribeca Film Festival," VH1…

  11. Hot Product

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases from R. Kelly, Cat Power, AC/DC, Ministry, and more. 'Factory' Showroom In the wake of several release date changes and amid the ongoing controversy over child pornography allegations, R&B superstar R. Kelly returns this week with his latest Jive album, …

  12. Godsmack Out To Rock Naysayers On 'Faceless'

    January 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST Godsmack bassist Robbie Merrill tells Billboard.com the title of the Boston band's forthcoming third studio album "Faceless," comes from the group's perception of itself through the media. Godsmack bassist Robbie Merrill tells Billboard.com the title of the Boston band&…

  13. Ministry Aims To Wilt Mohawks With New Album

    December 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST As Ministry's Al Jourgensen and Paul Barker contemplated their sixth studio album together, the two sought to get back to the blistering sonic form that produced 1988's groundbreaking electro-industri As Ministry's Al Jourgensen and Paul Barker contemplated their sixth studio…

  14. '80s Rockers Return To The Road

    December 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Several bands that ruled rock radio through the 1980s will team up to launch a pair of U.S. package tours early in the New Year. The first will boast a lineup of Styx, Kansas, and John Waite, while th Several bands that ruled rock radio through the 1980s will team up to launch a pair of U.S.…

  15. 2002 American Music Awards Nominees

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Nominees for the 30th annual American Music Awards. Below are the nominees for the 30th annual American Music Awards. The event will be held Jan. 13 at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and will air live on ABC. Pop/rock: Favorite male artist: Eminem Enrique Iglesias Nelly Favorite female…

  16. Dixie Chicks Make Their 'Home' On Top

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Dixie Chicks blast straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after their latest Monument/Columbia, "Home," sold a whopping 780,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. One of six top-20 entries on The Dixie Chicks blast straight to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 after their latest…

  17. Happenstance

    August 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fozzy, the greatest heavy-metal band you never heard, returns to the U.S. after being enslaved by a 20-year recording contract in Japan. Fozzy, the greatest heavy-metal band you never heard, returns to the U.S. after being enslaved by a 20-year recording contract in Japan. (And artists here…

  18. CHART BEAT BONUS

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Brian Adams, Elvis Presley, "Lilo & Stitch," and Nelly. WHAT MAKES SAMMY CHART?: While Bryan Adams has saved most of the songs he has written for himself, nine other acts have charted on Billboard's Hot 100 with songs composed by the Canadian rocker.…

  19. Aerosmith's 'Toys' Notches 8x Platinum

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stalwart rock act Aerosmith's classic Columbia album "Toys in the Attic" has been certified eight times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Featuring the Boston-based ban Stalwart rock act Aerosmith's classic Columbia album "Toys in the…

  20. Billboard Bits: Godsmack, Sean McGrath, Billy Ray Cyrus

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Godsmack, Sean McGrath, Billy Ray Cyrus Godsmack has parted ways with founding drummer Tommy Stewart just as the multi-platinum Universal rock group begins working on its third album. Stewart, who had previously taken a year's leave of absence from Godsmack before rejoining in…

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