1. Underground Garage

    December 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST In a year that started with our president "staying the course" and ending with him saying the Commission on Iraq had some "good points" (yeah, like screw your course, get the hell out of there, you mo In a year that started with our president "staying the course"…

  2. Underground Garage

    December 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST The thing I love about rockabilly is the way it requires no explanation as to how it relates directly to the roots of rock'n'roll. No research, leaps of faith or imagination required. It is the ultimate naked, primitive, savage musical style. The thing I love about rockabilly is the…

  3. Underground Garage

    December 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST . the trip begins with the naked voices of "Because" . . . exquisite . . . mysterious . . . spiritual . . . sexual . . . perfectly setting the mood, then . . . . . . the trip begins with the naked voices of "Because" . . . exquisite . . . mysterious . . . spiritual . .…

  4. Underground Garage

    December 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left the Turtles. Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left the Turtles. Jack Black and Kyle Gass…

  5. Underground Garage

    November 29, 2006 12:00 AM EST Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. Once again we find ourselves stretching our umbrella to include the two most unlikely rock gods since Flo and Eddie left…

  6. The Chesterfield Kings

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST So...we all decided that this would be a happening thing to do…and it WAS! We had organized (or at least we tried to organize) some guitar players v. bass players, and drummers vs. lead singers cont *Tuesday November 14th: Minneapolis, Minnesota. First Avenue. Arrived during the night. Spent…

  7. Underground Garage

    November 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Charms out of Boston grab the coolest song in the world this week. The Charms out of Boston grab the coolest song in the world this week. Voted coolest new band by the Underground Garage listeners a few years ago (their fourth release "Strange Magic" will be out Nov. 21) their…

  8. Underground Garage

    November 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Little Steven's Underground Garage column, produced exclusively for Billboard. The charts are a combination of airplay from the Underground Garage format and coolness. The Charms out of Boston grab the coolest song in the world this week. Voted coolest new band by the Underground Garage…

  9. Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band / Nov. 8, 2006 / Grand Rapids, Mich. (Van Andel Arena)

    November 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rock'n'roll never forgets, they say. And Bob Seger and his Silver Bullet Band haven't forgotten how to rock'n'roll -- as evidenced by the opening show of their first tour in more than a decade. Rock'n'roll never forgets, they say. And Bob Seger and his…

  10. Underground Garage

    November 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Glub glub, baby: We're traveling to the Deep South this week. And I mean deep, as the pride of Bikini Bottom spews forth our coolest song in the world this week, "Ridin' the Hook." Glub glub, baby: We're traveling to the Deep South this week. And I mean deep, as the…

  11. Seger Spotlighting New Songs On Tour

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In the midst of rehearsals for his first concert tour in a decade, Bob Seger reports that he and his Silver Bullet Band are over-preparing for the impending run of shows, which begins Nov. 8 in Grand In the midst of rehearsals for his first concert tour in a decade, Bob Seger reports that he…

  12. This Day in Music

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1996 - </b>Motown founder Berry Gordy is honored with a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. In the '60's, Gordy made household names of artists like Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, and Stevie Wonder.<br 2002 - Christina Aguilera makes a rare live appearance at…

  13. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss artists who have succeeded in their solo career as well as their group career, Bob Dylan and future book ideas. NOTHING SUCCEEDS LIKE SUCCESSION Fred: A few weeks ago when Justin Timberlake's "SexyBack" catapulted to No. 1, something was…

  14. 39OnTV

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 25 "Imus in the Morning," MSNBC Featured Artist(s): Cheap Trick. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Matthew Perrymakes). "Live with Regis and…

  15. Chart Beat

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Fred discusses George Strait, Kellie Pickler, JoJo and more! THE STRAIT LIFE: All chart records, even the ones that go unchallenged for years, are bound to be broken one day. For the last 20 years and three weeks, Conway Twitty has held the record for having the most No. 1s on the Hot Country…

  16. Timberlake Earns First No. 1 Album With 'FutureSex'

    September 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT In a major week for new releases, Justin Timberlake's "FutureSex/LoveSounds" (Jive) rises to the top of The Billboard 200 with 684,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. It's In a major week for new releases, Justin Timberlake's "…

  17. Bob Seger Eyeing First Tour In 10 Years

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT It appears that Bob Seger will return to the road for the first time in more than 10 years in support of his new Capitol album, "Face the Promise," released last week. It appears that Bob Seger will return to the road for the first time in more than 10 years in support of his new…

  18. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake brings "sexy" back in a big way, John Mayer steeps his new album in soul, R.E.M. raids its archives and rock is on display via new projects from Peter Frampton and the Black Keys in The Interscope debut from acclaimed New York underground rock act TV On The Radio, …

  19. 37OnTV

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 11-17, 2006. MONDAY, SEPT. 11 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist(s): Jessica Simpson, Storm Large (also scheduled: Ron Livingston). "The View," ABC Featured Artist(s): Beyoncé. "Canadian Country Music Awards,…

  20. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Zero 7, Jose…

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