1. Hot Product

    August 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Talking Heads Heads Up! Rhino Records this week will release two retrospectives celebrating the work of influential quartet Talking Heads. The label's revamp of the live package "The Name of This Band Is Talking Heads" marks the first CD issue of a fan-favorite release from…

  2. Beasties, Green Day Lead Voodoo Fest Lineup

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Beastie Boys, Green Day, Kid Rock and Velvet Revolver are among the more than 60 acts that will play the sixth annual Voodoo Music Experience. Following last year's expansion to a three-day format The Beastie Boys, Green Day, Kid Rock and Velvet Revolver are among the more than 60…

  3. Pearl Jam, Westerberg Fuel 'Hot Stove'

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam, Paul Westerberg, Dropkick Murphys, Letters To Cleo's Kay Hanley, American Hi-Fi and the Allman Brothers Band are among the artists who have donated tracks to "Hot Stove, Cool Music," a comp Pearl Jam, Paul Westerberg, Dropkick Murphys, Letters To Cleo's Kay…

  4. Fanboys and fangirls of Drive-Thru Records' posse

    December 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fanboys and fangirls of Drive-Thru Records' posse of almost supernaturally young bands will get plenty of bang for their buck from this jam-packed collection. Fanboys and fangirls of Drive-Thru Records' posse of almost supernaturally young bands will get plenty of bang for their…

  5. Swiss Drop Marilyn Manson Inquiry

    December 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST Swiss authorities have dropped a criminal inquiry of U.S. shock rocker Marilyn Manson, launched after a religious group complained about his stage act. The Zurich district prosecutor's office said yes Swiss authorities have dropped a criminal inquiry of U.S. shock rocker Marilyn Manson,…

  6. Keeping The BMAs Fresh In Packed Field

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Billboard Music Awards (BMAs) are part of a packed field of televised awards presentations this year. But that hasn't daunted the veteran production team of the 14th annual BMAs, which will be sta The Billboard Music Awards (BMAs) are part of a packed field of televised awards…

  7. Marilyn Manson Faces Swiss Criminal Probe

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Marilyn Manson is the target of a criminal inquiry in Zurich, after a religious group made a formal complaint about his stage act. Zurich District Prosecutor Michael Scherrer said today (Dec. 2) that Marilyn Manson is the target of a criminal inquiry in Zurich, after a religious group made a…

  8. Blackberry Belle

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli's side project, the Twilight Singers, first saw the light of day in 2000 with an album for Columbia. Former Afghan Whigs frontman Greg Dulli's side project, the Twilight Singers, first saw the light of day in 2000 with an album for Columbia.…

  9. Cobain 'Journals' Bolstered With New Material

    November 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The paperback edition of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's "Journals" has been bolstered with 14 pages of new material, including an extended narrative about a semi-fictional serial killer. The paperback edition of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's " Journals …

  10. Brooks & Dunn Scaling Back For 2004 Tour

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a three-year run with the production-heavy Neon Circus & Wild West Show, Brooks & Dunn will scale back considerably in 2004 with the Red Dirt Road tour. After a three-year run with the production-heavy Neon Circus & Wild West Show, Brooks & Dunn will scale back…

  11. Breaking & Entering

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Twilight Singers and Kill Hannah. TWILIGHT YEARS: The moody hard rock of the Afghan Whigs could be as misogynistic as it was masochistic, with leader Greg Dulli hating himself a little more with each…

  12. CD, DVD Capture DMB's Night In The 'Park'

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band's recent free concert in Central Park is coming to CD and DVD. As first tipped here this summer, Dave Matthews Band's recent free concert in Central Park is coming to CD and DVD. "The Central Park Concert" will be released as a triple-disc CD and double…

  13. 50 Cent, Nelly Win Big At The Source

    October 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rapper 50 Cent won two major awards, including album of the year, while Nelly and Lil' Kim also took home trophies at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards last night (Oct. 13) in Miami. 50 Cent's "Get Rich Rapper 50 Cent won two major awards, including album of the year, while Nelly…

  14. Blues in the Blood

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As the Year of the Blues wanes, it is more than appropriate to hear from Morganfield, the son of Muddy Waters, especially when what he has to offer is the best album of his career. As the Year of the Blues wanes, it is more than appropriate to hear from Morganfield, the son of Muddy Waters,…

  15. Bowie Gets Back To 'Reality'

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Having scored numerous hits, reinvented himself several times and amassed truckloads of credibility, David Bowie was already an icon of rock music and pop culture by the time the '80s were half over. Having scored numerous hits, reinvented himself several times and amassed truckloads of…

  16. Rapper C-Murder Convicted Of Murder

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rapper C-Murder will spend life in prison after a conviction of second-degree murder in the nightclub shooting of a 16-year-old boy. Rapper C-Murder will spend life in prison after a conviction of second-degree murder in the nightclub shooting of a 16-year-old boy. Relatives of C-Murder,…

  17. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Elvis Presley's "Rubberneckin'," Clay Aiken, radio airplay, "Greatest Gainers" and his book series "Hottest Hot 100 Hits." DON'T FORGET ELVIS Dear Fred, How come you didn't mention anything in "Chart Beat"…

  18. Reality

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Through his recent deal with Columbia, David Bowie can issue a new record pretty much whenever he wants. Through his recent deal with Columbia, David Bowie can issue a new record pretty much whenever he wants. And, based on "Reality" (which comes fairly quickly on the heels of last…

  19. Crunk King Lil Jon Readies CD/DVD

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Part II," a Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz CD/DVD, will be released Nov. 25 via TVT. "Part II," a Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz CD/DVD, will be released Nov. 25 via TVT. The DVD is a video diary of the Dirty South rap act's rise to popularity, while the audio…

  20. Actor/Musician Sheb Wooley Dies

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sheb Wooley, a veteran actor in westerns like "High Noon" who also recorded the pop novelty song "The Purple People Eater," died yesterday (Sept. 16) in Nashville. He was 82. Wooley had suffered from Sheb Wooley, a veteran actor in westerns like "High Noon" who…

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