1. Tool Reschedules Spring Tour Dates

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Tool has rescheduled 10 live dates postponed last month after drummer Danny Carey tore a bicep. The itinerary will now begin April 30 in Reno, Nev., and run through May 24 in Baton Rouge, La. Addition Tool has rescheduled 10 live dates postponed last month after drummer Danny Carey tore a…

  2. Rage, Wu-Tang Team For Three Summer Shows

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Reprising their aborted, controversial 1997 tour pairing, Rage Against The Machine and the Wu-Tang Clan will play three shows together this summer. Reprising their aborted, controversial 1997 tour pairing, Rage Against The Machine and the Wu-Tang Clan will play three shows together this…

  3. Cornell Splits Audioslave, Covers Michael Jackson

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST Chris Cornell has split Audioslave, the band he formed with three former members of Rage Against The Machine, due to unspecified "irresolvable personality conflicts as well as musical differences," ac Chris Cornell has split Audioslave, the band he formed with three former members…

  4. Rage, Bjork, Chili Peppers Sign On For Coachella

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot Chili Peppers will lead the lineup for the 2007 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April As first tipped here on Friday, a reunited Rage Against The Machine, Bjork and the Red Hot…

  5. Morello Goes Solo, Rage To Reunite?

    January 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Tom Morello takes the mic for the first time on "One Man Revolution," his debut album as the Nightwatchman. Guitarist Tom Morello takes the mic for the first time on "One Man Revolution," his debut album as the Nightwatchman. Due April 24 via Epic, the 13-track…

  6. All Politics is Funkalicious

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST I think that it was their detailed account of how the U.S. supported Saddam Hussein during the Iran-Iraq war -- told in the form of a butt-bumping block-party dance anthem -- that convinced me the Cou I think that it was their detailed account of how the U.S. supported Saddam Hussein during…

  7. Beyonce's 'B-Day' Makes Big Bow At No. 1

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce racks up her second No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "B'Day," bypassing her best one-week sum by more than 220,000 copies. The Columbia set moved a whopping 541,000 units in its first week, acc Beyonce racks up her second No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with "B'Day,…

  8. Scissor Sisters, Snow Patrol Rule U.K. Charts

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Scissor Sisters ascended to No. 1 on the new U.K. singles chart yesterday with "I Don't Feel Like Dancin'" (Polydor), after debuting at No. 4 on download sales last week. Meanwhile, Snow Patrol ou The Scissor Sisters ascended to No. 1 on the new U.K. singles chart…

  9. Slave For U

    September 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rock supergroup Audioslave will release the third album of its four-year existence this week. Rock supergroup Audioslave will release the third album of its four-year existence this week. "Revelations" is due via Epic as part of the band's unusual arrangement under which its…

  10. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce enlists a quintet of top producers for her sophomore "B-Day" celebration, Audioslave unveils album number three and Hem overcomes adversity in this week's Hot Product. A retrospective from the newly reformed Alice In Chains, "The Essential Alice in Chains" …

  11. Billboard Bits: Chris Cornell, John Phillips, The Walkmen

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Chris Cornell has tapped Steve Lillywhite (U2, Morrissey) to produce his second solo album, which will be released early next year via Interscope. Chris Cornell has tapped Steve Lillywhite (U2, Morrissey) to produce his second solo album, which will be released early next year via Interscope.…

  12. Cornell Plotting First Solo Album Since 1999

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Audioslave's third album, "Revelations," is penciled in for a Sept. 5 release via Epic, but it's hardly the only thing on frontman Chris Cornell's plate these days. Audioslave's third album, "Revelations," is penciled in for a Sept. 5 release via Epic,…

  13. Furtado's 'Promiscuous' Still Sizzling On Charts

    July 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous" featuring Timbaland extends its run atop the Billboard Hot 100 to five weeks and remains No. 1 the Pop 100 for a same stretch. Cassie's "Me & U" captures the lead on Nelly Furtado's "Promiscuous" featuring…

  14. Cornell Pens Theme Song For New Bond Film

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell will perform the main title song, "You Know My Name," for the upcoming James Bond film "Casino Royale." The track was co-written with Bond composer David Arnold. Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell will perform the main title song, "You…

  15. Gordon Ready To Confess 'Bleeding Heart'

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former Veruca Salt principal Nina Gordon is gearing up to release her sophomore solo effort, which has been nearly six years in the making. Former Veruca Salt principal Nina Gordon is gearing up to release her sophomore solo effort, which has been nearly six years in the making. After…

  16. Panic Channel Tops 'Madden 2007' Track List

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Electronic Arts has set an Aug. 22 release date for the video game "Madden NFL 2007," which the company is hoping will once again raise the profile for the artists on its in-game soundtrack. Electronic Arts has set an Aug. 22 release date for the video game "Madden NFL 2007,…

  17. Audioslave Relights The 'Fire' On Third Album

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Audioslave will release the third album of its four-year existence early this fall. "Revelations" is due Sept. 5 via Epic, as part of the band's unusual arrangement under which its music is released o Audioslave will release the third album of its four-year existence early this…

  18. This Day in Music

    May 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Otis Blackwell, who wrote dozens of hit songs _ including "Don't Be Cruel," "Return To Sender" and "All Shook Up" for Elvis Presley _ dies of a heart attack. He is 70.<br clear="none"/>< 2005 - Audioslave becomes…

  19. Pearl Jam, Franz, Muse Set For Reading/Leeds

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, Franz Ferdinand and Muse will headline this summer's Reading and Leeds Festivals in England, which will be held Aug. 25-27. Pearl Jam will headline Leeds on Aug. 25 and Reading on Aug. 27, Pearl Jam, Franz Ferdinand and Muse will headline this summer's Reading and Leeds…

  20. This Day in Music

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Randy Travis escapes a bus accident in Lakeville, Pa., without serious injury. The country act, his wife/manager Elizabeth Travis and tour manager Jeff Davis are traveling along Rt. 590 2005 - Southern rock vocalist Danny Joe Brown dies of complications from diabetes…

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