1. Saliva Plans Its 'Sickest' Disc Yet

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Saliva will release its third major label album, "Survival of the Sickest," Aug. 17 via Island. Produced by Paul Ebersold (Riddlin Kids, 3 Doors Down), the 13-track set marks a different approach to r Saliva will release its third major label album, "Survival of the Sickest,…

  2. Weller Inaugurates V2 Deal With Covers Set

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran U.K. artist Paul Weller's eighth studio album will be his first to be released worldwide through V2. An album of covers, "Studio 150" is due for simultaneous U.S. and U.K. release in late Sept Veteran U.K. artist Paul Weller's eighth studio album will be his first…

  3. Guided By Voices Sets Final Tour Dates

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The band has set 25 dates, running from an Aug. 19 performance at New York's Hudson River Rocks free concert series. Indie-rock mainstay Guided By Voices, which plans to split at the end of the year, has confirmed its last tour, to culminate with a New Year's Eve concert in Chicago.…

  4. CHART BEAT CHAT

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Diana DeGarmo, Usher, Josh Gracin, Madonna and chart policies with readers. WILL DIANA'S 'DREAMS' COME TRUE? Fred, Last week, Diana DeGarmo debuted on Billboard's Hot 100 [at No. 14] (and at No. 2 on the Hot 100 Singles Sales Chart) with "Dreams…

  5. Billboard Bits: ACL Fest, Mehldau, Emmitt

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on ACL Fest, Brad Mehldau, Drew Emmitt Elvis Costello & the Imposters, the Neville Brothers, Henry Butler and Chris Robinson & New Earth Mud are the latest additions to the Austin City Limits Music Festival lineup. Set for Sept. 17-19 in the Texas capital's Zilker Park, the…

  6. Dave Matthews Debuts On Napster

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band is making its entire catalogue -- including its latest live RCA live set "The Gorge" -- available immediately for digital distribution via Napster. Dave Matthews Band is making its entire catalogue -- including its latest live RCA live set "The Gorge" --…

  7. Live Aid DVD Due In November

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The historic 1985 Live Aid concert will finally be released on DVD in the fall. The historic 1985 Live Aid concert will finally be released on DVD in the fall. Earlier this year, the Band Aid Trust agreed to auction the global rights for the concerts for the first time, after pirated copies…

  8. Los Lobos Heads To Frisco For Live DVD

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While on the road supporting its latest Hollywood/Mammoth studio album, "The Ride," Los Lobos is planning on taping its first DVD, slated for a Christmas 2004 release. "During our set, which is two ho While on the road supporting its latest Hollywood/Mammoth studio album, "…

  9. Billboard Bits: Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Travis

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Judy Collins, Bob Dylan, Travis Judy Collins has newly recorded three Leonard Cohen songs for an upcoming compilation of her interpretations of his work, due Aug. 31 from Elektra/Rhino. "Judy Collins Sings Leonard Cohen: Democracy" also features 14 of the iconic poet…

  10. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (July 12-18)

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (July 12-18, 2004). COUNTRY'S BASH: It goes on for days every as it takes over Nashville and CBS has managed to squeeze highlights of it into a two-hour special. "CMA Music Festival: Country Music's…

  11. 29TunesOnTV

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 12-18, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JULY 12 "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Monica (also scheduled: Mark Consuelos). "On-Air With Ryan Seacrest," Syndicated Featured Artist: JoJo …

  12. McGraw To Tour Through The Fall

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw and his band are planning to stay on the road through the fall, with a new leg of tour dates to kick off just two weeks after his current summer trek ends. Tim McGraw and his band are planning to stay on the road through the fall, with a new leg of tour dates to kick off just two…

  13. BoDeans' 'Resolution': A Long Time Comin'

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The reason there's been eight years between Bodeans studio albums is pretty simple. According to the core songwriters/guitarist/vocalists Kurt Neumann and Sam Llanas, life got in the way. The reason there's been eight years between Bodeans studio albums is pretty simple. According…

  14. Music Fuels New Year's Eve Celebrations

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST While the winter holidays often signal a break from live performance and touring for many music acts, the festivities surrounding New Year's Eve tend to drag others off of the couch and onto the stage While the winter holidays often signal a break from live performance and touring for…

  15. This Day in Music

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>The world's oldest active conductor, Takashi Asahina, the musical director of the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra dies at the age of 93. 2001 - The world's oldest active conductor, Takashi Asahina, the musical director of the Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra dies…

  16. Wind-Up, 'Bachelor' Bob Hit With Suit

    December 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Wind-Up Records and Bob Guiney, one of the label's artists, have been hit with a breach-of-contract lawsuit by the production company behind ABC's dating reality series "The Bachelor." Wind-Up Records and Bob Guiney, one of the label's artists, have been hit with a…

  17. Billboard Bits: Mission Of Burma, Remy Zero, Earle

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Mission Of Burma, Remy Zero, Earle Seminal Boston underground rock outfit Mission Of Burma has signed to Matador and is working on its first new studio album since 1982's "Vs." The group -- guitarist Roger Miller, bassist Clint Conley and drummer Peter Prescott -- is…

  18. Labels Lining Up Reissue Bonanza

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST The batch of major catalog titles slated to be released in the first quarter of 2004 celebrate the British Invasion, a pair of metal icons, rock'n'roll's 50th anniversary and the work of Bob Dylan, Jo The batch of major catalog titles slated to be released in the first quarter…

  19. Billboard Bits: Love, Music Midtown, Shins

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Stories on Courtney Love, Atlanta's Music Midtown festival and the Shins. An advance listen of a track on Courtney Love's upcoming solo album is now streaming on her official Web site . The song "Mono" will be featured on Love's forthcoming Virgin debut, "America…

  20. Vedder, Sting Nominated For Golden Globes

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and U2's Bono are among those nominated for best original song Golden Globe Awards. Danny Elfman's score for "Big Fish" and Howard Shore's work on Songs by Elton John, Sting, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and…

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