1. Cowboy Troy

    October 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Out on the road with Brooks & Dunn, Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson, the self-proclaimed "hick-hop" artist checks in with tales of food and music on the highway. Yo hawww!!!! Now that it's out of my system let's get down to brass tacks (whatever that means). Right…

  2. Journey's 'Escape' Tour Due On CD/DVD

    October 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A 1981 Journey concert in Houston that was originally broadcast by the fledgling MTV is headed to CD and DVD as "Live in Houston 1981 -- Escape Tour." A 1981 Journey concert in Houston that was originally broadcast by the fledgling MTV is headed to CD and DVD as "Live in…

  3. Mike Peters

    September 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Frontman of the Alarm on the road with fellow 'survivors' from the Stray Cats, the Damned and Spear Of Destiny in the United States and England. Thursday 22nd September-California I'm driving back from the House of Blues in Anaheim. What a night. It was the opening show of the…

  4. Supergrass / Sept. 27, 2005 / New York (Bowery Ballroom)

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Supergrass is a decade removed from debuting as a trio of teenagers, mugging for cameras and cavorting to the top of the U.K. charts. The group is older, larger and showing classic signs of maturity f Supergrass is a decade removed from debuting as a trio of teenagers, mugging for cameras and…

  5. Stewart Singing Standards One Last Time

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rod Stewart surrounds himself with another top-shelf cast of collaborators on "Thanks for the Memory... The Great American Songbook: Volume IV," his fourth album of standards. Due Oct. 18 via J, the s Rod Stewart surrounds himself with another top-shelf cast of collaborators on …

  6. Meat Puppets' Kirkwood Branches Out On 'Snow'

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Since 2000, singer/guitarist Curt Kirkwood has been spotted in three different bands. Since 2000, singer/guitarist Curt Kirkwood has been spotted in three different bands: a new version of the Meat Puppets, Eyes Adrift (which also included ex-Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic and ex-Sublime…

  7. Austin City Limits Festival / Sept. 23-25, 2005 / Austin, Texas (Zilker Park)

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the spectacular headlining set by Coldplay, the debut of some frenzied new Franz Ferdinand material or the reputatio The story at the fourth annual Austin City Limits Music Festival ended up being not the…

  8. Dr. John / Sept. 23, 2005 / Tampa, Fla. (Tampa Theatre)

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For those of us whose hearts are breaking over the fate of New Orleans and its roots-music culture, seeing and hearing a performance by Dr. John is like attending a secular church service held at an o For those of us whose hearts are breaking over the fate of New Orleans and its roots-music…

  9. ABBA Film Making DVD Debut

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "ABBA -- The Movie," the documentary film based on the Swedish supergroup's tour of Australia, will arrive for the first time on DVD via Polar Music International/Universal Music throughout Europe tod "ABBA -- The Movie," the documentary film based on the Swedish…

  10. TV

    September 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT, 26 "Today," NBC Featured artists: Josh Groban, Tracy Chapman. "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Boz Scaggs (also scheduled: Denise Richards,…

  11. Staind, P.O.D., Taproot Hitting The Road

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Atlantic labelmates Staind, P.O.D. and Taproot will make a touring tag team on the upcoming Fall Brawl outing. Atlantic labelmates Staind, P.O.D. and Taproot will make a touring tag team on the upcoming Fall Brawl outing. The groups will play 18 shows together, beginning Nov. 1 in San Jose,…

  12. Thursday Hits Studio With Dave Fridmann

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Thursday is about to begin work on its next studio album at producer Dave Fridmann's Tarbox Studios in Freedonia, N.Y. Modern rock act Thursday is about to begin work on its next studio album at producer Dave Fridmann's Tarbox Studios in Freedonia, N.Y. The as-yet…

  13. Two Indicted In Jackson Recording Case

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two men were indicted on federal charges of secretly recording Michael Jackson two years ago as he flew to Santa Barbara, Calif., with his attorney to surrender in a child-molestation investigation. Two men were indicted on federal charges of secretly recording Michael Jackson two years ago…

  14. Chamillionaire Plots His 'Revenge'

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Just as one-time colleague Paul Wall debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his latest album, "The Peoples Champ," Houston-based rapper Chamillionaire is plotting his own explosion into the mainstr Just as one-time colleague Paul Wall debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with his…

  15. Windham Hill Celebrates 30 With Box

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." Windham Hill Records will celebrate its 30th birthday with the upcoming boxed set "A Quiet Revolution." The four-disc set is due Nov. 8 via Sony Legacy and is split into…

  16. Oasis / Sept. 12, 2005 / Los Angeles (Hollywood

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Oasis / Sept. 12, 2005 / Los Angeles (Hollywood Bowl) An Oasis performance in the year 2005 is like having sex or eating pizza. Even when it's bad, it's still pretty good. Gone is the heyday of the group's lean and muscular swagger that launched it into stardom more than 10…

  17. Hot Product

    September 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Earth Wind & Fire All The Elements Earth, Wind & Fire have influenced many of today's soul and hip-hop artists with such classic songs as "Keep Your Head to the Sky" and "Shining Star." Now, the group has enlisted several of the acts it has inspired for its…

  18. CHART BEAT

    September 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart accomplishments of the Rolling Stones, t.A.T.u., Ari Gold, Alex Gold, Pussycat Dolls and Busta Rhymes. 'B' IS FOR 'BANG': The Rolling Stones must have a deep affection for alliterative titles based on the letter "B."…

  19. Kanye Confirms Fall Tour With Common, Fantasia

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As first reported here earlier this month, Kanye West will launch a fall tour with Common, Fantasia and Keyshia Cole. The Touch the Sky trek will begin Oct. 11 in Miami and run through Dec. 11 in Vanc As first reported here earlier this month, Kanye West will launch a fall tour with Common,…

  20. Grand Ole Opry Heads North To NYC

    September 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Grand Ole Opry will make a rare move to New York for a one-off show at the city's Carnegie Hall. The Grand Ole Opry will make a rare move to New York for a one-off show at the city's Carnegie Hall. The Nov. 14 event will feature performances by Trace Adkins, Vince Gill, Alison…

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