1. Billboard Bits: Anselmo, Inland Invasion, George Clinton

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Phil Anselmo, Inland Invasion, George Clinton Phil Anselmo made his first public appearance since the on-stage murder of his former Pantera bandmate "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott last night (Aug. 15), playing rhythm guitar for New Orleans sludge-metal merchants Eyehategod at CBGB…

  2. Billboard Bits: Joshua Bell, Dope/Mushroomhead, Chicago

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Joshua Bell, Dope/Mushroomhead and Chicago. Violinist Joshua Bell latest album, slated for release Sept. 20 on Sony Classical, will feature the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto, recorded live in Berlin with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and the Berlin Philharmonic. It is an all…

  3. Stevens Album Soars Despite 'Superman' Flap

    July 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Not even the Man of Steel could stop the new album by critically acclaimed artist Sufjan Stevens from hitting most store shelves on its July 5 release date. He came close, though. Not even the Man of Steel could stop the new album by critically acclaimed artist Sufjan Stevens from hitting…

  4. Celebrate Brooklyn Books Eclectic Lineup

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The 27th annual Celebrate Brooklyn festival has lined up another eclectic series of events for its summer run in the borough's Prospect Park. The 27th annual Celebrate Brooklyn festival has lined up another eclectic series of events for its summer run in the borough's Prospect Park.…

  5. B&E: Killswitch Engage

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Killswitch Engage. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. With its first Grammy nomination and upcoming major tour, metal group…

  6. Waits Cast In 'Domino' Film

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tom Waits has taken a role in the film "Domino." Tony Scott ("Man on Fire," "Enemy of the State") is directing the movie, which is based on the true story of model Domino Harvey, who gave up a life in Tom Waits has taken a role in the film "Domino."…

  7. B&E: H.I.M.

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: H.I.M. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. THE INFERNAL MAJESTY OF IT ALL: Since it first hit Scandanavian audiences in 1996, Finnish…

  8. 2003 ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Winners Here are the winners of the 41st annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held at Nashville's Gaylord Opryland Hotel on Nov. 3. SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR: Craig Wiseman "American Child" "The Cowboy In Me" "The Good Stuff" "…

  9. Billboard Bits: Corgan/Blindside, Beck, Farm Aid

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Corgan/Blindside, Beck, Farm Aid Former Smashing Pumpkins/Zwan leader Billy Corgan has contributed guitar to a song on Swedish rock band Blindside's forthcoming album. "Billy Corgan heard a song, flipped out, and asked if he could play guitar on the record," the band&…

  10. CHART BEAT CHAT

    March 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the mixing of classical and pop music, one-hit wonders vs. "non-hit wonders," remakes of hit songs, and women on top of Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks chart. CLASSICS ILLUSTRATED Dear Fred, Recently, Kevin Martin of New York asked if other classically…

  11. 2002 ASCAP Country Music Awards

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST ASCAP Country Music Awards Here are the winning songs from the 40th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards, held Nov. 4 at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. Listed below the song title is the songwriter and publisher. Ain't Nothing 'Bout You Rivers Rutherford Memphisto Music…

  12. Olga Kern, Stanislav Ioudenitch, Maxim Philippov, Antonio Pompa-Baldi, piano; Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra/James Conlon

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST There are far more fantastically talented classical instrumentalists who never become hot international commodities or even regular recording artists. There are far more fantastically talented classical instrumentalists who never become hot international commodities or even regular recording…

  13. Billboard Bits: Gravity Kills, Clem Snide, Takashi Asahina

    January 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Gravity Kills, Clem Snide, Takashi Asahina Digital rock purveyors Gravity Kills have set a March 19 release date for its third studio album, "Superstarved." As previously reported , the set is the band's label debut for Sanctuary after two studio sets and a remix album…

  14. German Opera Singer Moedl Dies

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST German opera singer Martha Moedl, who rose to international fame with her performances of Wagner in the 1950s and 1960s, died Monday at a hospital in Stuttgart, Germany, after a long illness. She was German opera singer Martha Moedl, who rose to international fame with her performances of…

  15. Carnegie Hall Salutes Isaac Stern

    October 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST It was Isaac Stern's last standing ovation at Carnegie Hall. After some six decades and 200 performances there, Stern was gone. And yet he wasn't. A month after his death at age 81, the man who preven It was Isaac Stern's last standing ovation at Carnegie Hall. After some six…

  16. Violinist Isaac Stern Dies At 81

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Isaac Stern, the master violinist who saved Carnegie Hall from the wrecking ball, died Saturday. He was 81. Stern was one of the last great violinists of his generation and helped advance the careers Isaac Stern, the master violinist who saved Carnegie Hall from the wrecking ball, died…

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