1. Lloyd Banks, Young Buck Arrested In New York

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT G-Unit rappers Lloyd Banks and Young Buck were released without bail today (Aug. 9) following their arrest on felony gun possession charges after a concert in Manhattan. G-Unit rappers Lloyd Banks and Young Buck were released without bail today (Aug. 9) following their arrest on felony gun…

  2. Inaugural New York Festival Renamed, Expanded

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The inaugural New York music festival initially dubbed Across the Pond has been rechristened Across the Narrows. Set for Oct. 1-2 at Brooklyn's Keyspan Park and Staten Island's Richmond County Bank Ba The inaugural New York music festival initially dubbed Across the Pond has been…

  3. Pixies, Beck, Oasis Head 'Across The Pond'

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Some of the top names in rock have signed on for the inaugural Across the Pond concerts, which will be held simultaneously at Keyspan Park in Brooklyn, N.Y., and Richmond County Bank Ballpark in State Some of the top names in rock have signed on for the inaugural Across the Pond concerts,…

  4. Springsteen 'Storytellers' Headed To DVD

    July 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's recent turn on the VH1 series "Storytellers" will emerge on DVD Sept. 6 via Columbia Music Video. Bruce Springsteen's recent turn on the VH1 series "Storytellers" will emerge on DVD Sept. 6 via Columbia Music Video. The footage has been re…

  5. Billboard Bits: Wilco, Rusty Anderson, ZZ Top

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stories about Wilco, Rusty Anderson and ZZ Top's Billy F Gibbons. Wilco will be among the artists appearing at the 20th anniversary edition of Farm Aid. As previously reported , the Sept. 18 show in Tinley Park, Ill., will feature the organization's founders, Willie Nelson, John…

  6. Jackson Sued Over Beatles Library Finances

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A financial company specializing in asset acquisition sued Michael Jackson yesterday (July 11) in New York, saying it is owed $48 million in fees for rescuing the singer's stake in the publishing righ A financial company specializing in asset acquisition sued Michael Jackson yesterday …

  7. Bragg Reissued, Boxed By Yep Roc

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Five releases by English singer/songwriter Billy Bragg will be expanded in deluxe two-disc editions later this year by indie Yep Roc Records. Five releases by English singer/songwriter Billy Bragg will be expanded in deluxe two-disc editions later this year by indie Yep Roc Records. Due Sept.…

  8. Lyme Disease Fells Hall & Oates Tour

    July 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Hall & Oates are postponing up to 16 tour dates this summer because Darryl Hall has been diagnosed with Lyme disease. Hall & Oates are postponing up to 16 tour dates this summer because Daryl Hall has been diagnosed with Lyme disease. Although Hall is expected to make a complete…

  9. Mistrial Declared In Notorious B.I.G. Case

    July 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A federal judge today (July 6) declared a mistrial in the Notorious B.I.G. wrongful death case in Los Angeles, attorneys on both sides said. A federal judge today (July 6) declared a mistrial in the Notorious B.I.G. wrongful death case in Los Angeles, attorneys on both sides said. U.S.…

  10. Public Enemy Added To 'Hellfest' Bill

    June 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Legendary rap act Public Enemy has joined the extensive lineup for Hellfest 2K5, a three-day New Jersey festival that will boast 188 acts, most of which fall in the category of heavy rock music. Legendary rap act Public Enemy has joined the extensive lineup for Hellfest 2K5, a three-day New…

  11. Glastonbury Triumphs Over Rain, Mud

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The heavens opened on the eve of England's Glastonbury Festival 2005 but the gods of rock still came to play. The heavens opened on the eve of England's Glastonbury Festival 2005 but the gods of rock still came to play. More than 150,000 people gathered at the annual three-day event…

  12. Ex-Detective Testifies In B.I.G. Case

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A retired police detective testified yesterday (June 23) that he was shocked when a prison cellmate of Marion "Suge" Knight said the Death Row Records founder had confessed to the slaying of Notorious A retired police detective testified yesterday (June 23) that he was shocked when…

  13. Harding Forms Quartet For 'Songs Of Misfortune'

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Continuing what he says has been the busiest year of his life, John Wesley Harding has assembled a vocal quartet to perform songs related to his debut novel. Continuing what he says has been the busiest year of his life, John Wesley Harding has assembled a vocal quartet to perform songs…

  14. R&B 'Heart Throbs' Pact For 'Scream' Tour

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here in April, the fourth edition of the Scream tour will feature young R&B/hip-hop acts Bow Wow, Omarion, Marques Houston and Bobby Valentino. As tipped here in April, the fourth edition of the Scream tour will feature young R&B/hip-hop acts Bow Wow, Omarion, Marques…

  15. Duff's 'Most Wanted' To Boast New Songs

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although she's only two non-holiday albums into her career, Hilary Duff is readying a best-of set for a late summer release. Although she's only two non-holiday albums into her career, Hilary Duff is readying a best-of set for a late summer release. The singer/actress has recorded…

  16. Chevelle, Taproot Team For Summer Tour

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock acts Chevelle and Taproot are joining forces for a summer club/theater tour that will kick off July 9 in Indianapolis. The pairing will be on the road into mid-August with 30 Seconds To Mars also Rock acts Chevelle and Taproot are joining forces for a summer club/theater tour that will…

  17. Springsteen Stays Solo For Summer Run

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen has confirmed a slate of 17 North American summer tour dates that will open July 13 in Ottawa. Bruce Springsteen has confirmed a slate of 17 North American summer tour dates that will open July 13 in Ottawa. Continuing in the vein of his spring U.S. tour and his current…

  18. Amos Plans 'Summer Of Sin' In North America

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT About a month after completing a European tour, Tori Amos will return to North America for a summer outing. About a month after completing a European tour, Tori Amos will return to North America for a summer outing. Although it was expected she'd add a band for her Summer of Sin dates,…

  19. Yes, Allman Bros. Plan Live Releases

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope. Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope.…

  20. Backstreet Boys Offering Free Tour Tickets

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Music Group is teaming with the Backstreet Boys and AOL Music to offer two-for-one tickets for the group's summer amphitheater tour. Clear Channel Music Group is teaming with the Backstreet Boys and AOL Music to offer two-for-one tickets for the group's summer…

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