1. This Day in Music

    February 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Music legend Sly Stone makes his first major public appearance since his 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. 2006 - Music legend Sly Stone makes his first major public appearance since his 1993 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of…

  2. The Strokes Resting While Hammond Goes Solo

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr., says "I'd be lying if I told you" the band had any plans for recording or touring at the moment. "Everyone is just taking a big amount of time off," adds Hammond Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond, Jr., says "I'd be lying…

  3. 05OnTV

    January 22, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 22-28, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 22 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Natalie MacMaster (also scheduled: Natalie MacMaster, Jan Crawford Greenburg). "The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet," FOX Featured artist(s): Daughtry. "…

  4. DARKER THAN THE DEEPEST SEA

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Meticulous portrait of the gentle English singer/songwriter whose posthumous impact on the music world continues to gather force. Meticulous portrait of the gentle English singer/songwriter whose posthumous impact on the music world continues to gather force. For someone with only three…

  5. THE PRODUCER

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sympathetic, admiring biography of the talent scout and record producer who helped propel into popularity such legendary performers as Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. Sympathetic, admiring biography of the talent scout and record producer who helped propel into popularity…

  6. Billboard Bits: Bill Callahan, Hammond Jr., Killswitch Engage

    January 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bill Callahan has retired his longtime Smog moniker and will release his next album under his own name. "Woke on a Whaleheart" is due April 17 via Drag City; a single, "Diamond Dancer,' arrives March Bill Callahan has retired his longtime Smog moniker and will release his…

  7. Rarities Unearthed For Leonard Cohen Reissues

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST Several previously unreleased tracks have been unearthed for Columbia/Legacy's reissue series of Leonard Cohen's first three albums, due April 24. Several previously unreleased tracks have been unearthed for Columbia/Legacy's reissue series of Leonard Cohen's first three…

  8. Bloc Party Unveils March North American Tour Plans

    January 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST Bloc Party is hitting the road in support of its forthcoming Vice/Atlantic effort, "A Weekend in the City." Bloc Party is hitting the road in support of its forthcoming Vice/Atlantic effort, "A Weekend in the City." The British rock troupe will kick off the tour on March…

  9. Knievel Sues Kanye Over 'Touch The Sky' Video

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Evel Knievel is suing Kanye West, taking issue with a video for his song "Touch the Sky," in which the rapper takes on the persona of "Evel Kanyevel" and jumps a motorcycle over a canyon. Evel Knievel is suing Kanye West, taking issue with a video for his song "Touch…

  10. Organist Suing For 'Whiter Shade' Copyright

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two former '60s rock stars appeared before a music-loving judge today (Nov. 13) in London for a showdown over authorship of one of the decade's most iconic songs. Two former '60s rock stars appeared before a music-loving judge today (Nov. 13) in London for a showdown over…

  11. Evanescence Zooms By Killers To Take No. 1

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In another major week for new releases, Evanescence's "The Open Door" bows at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The Wind-Up effort moved 447,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan, the In another major week for new releases, Evanescence's "The Open…

  12. Lemonheads Revived For Album, Fall Tour

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Evan Dando's Lemonheads shake off a decade-long hiatus with their vibrant self-titled debut for Vagrant.. Evan Dando's Lemonheads shake off a decade-long hiatus with their vibrant self-titled debut for Vagrant, which, as previously reported , is due Sept. 26. The 11-track disc is…

  13. Strong 'Sensations'

    August 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Superstars such as Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Mariah Carey and Eric Clapton are among the contributors to soul legend Sam Moore's new album, "Overnight Sensational." Superstars such as Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Mariah Carey and Eric Clapton are among the contributors to soul…

  14. Strokes' Guitarist Hammond Readies Solo Debut

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. will release his solo debut, "Yours To Keep," Oct. 9 in the United Kingdom via Rough Trade. There are no plans to release the set in the United States at prese The Strokes guitarist Albert Hammond Jr. will release his solo debut, "Yours…

  15. Shout! Factory Preps Decades-Spanning Hooker Box

    July 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The music of legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker will be released on a 4-CD box set Oct. 31 via Shout! Factory. The music of legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker will be released on a 4-CD box set Oct. 31 via Shout! Factory. "Hooker" will cull material from all eras of the artist'…

  16. Jay Bennett Concedes 'Defeat' On New Album

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former Wilco multi-instrumentalist Jay Bennett will release his next solo album, "The Magnificent Defeat," Sept. 26 through Rykodisc. Former Wilco multi-instrumentalist Jay Bennett will release his next solo album, "The Magnificent Defeat," Sept. 26 through Rykodisc. The…

  17. Underground Garage

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. SORRY! Got carried away with the wild and wonderful Beatles show in Las Vegas last week so now we can catch up on things…

  18. 27OnTV

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 10 "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Teddy Geiger, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ne-Yo. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): The Fray (also featured: Michael Douglas, John Witherspoon). "The…

  19. Superstar Artists Enrich Moore's 'Sensation'

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Superstars such as Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Mariah Carey and Eric Clapton are among the contributors to soul legend Sam Moore's upcoming album, "Overnight Sensational." Superstars such as Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Mariah Carey and Eric Clapton are among the contributors to…

  20. Billboard Bits: Bumbershoot, Shakira, Reggae Sumfest

    June 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jeremy Enigk, Badly Drawn Boy, Zero 7, Lady Sovereign, Alejandro Escovedo, Jose Gonzalez, the Veronicas, Particle, Great Big Sea, Sonya Kitchell and Rogue Wave are among the acts that have joined the Jeremy Enigk, Badly Drawn Boy, Zero 7, Lady Sovereign, Alejandro Escovedo, Jose Gonzalez, the…

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