1. Billboard Bits: Jack Black, Dub Narcotic, Milky

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Jack Black, Dub Narcotic, Milky Although Jack Black is riding high on the success of his new film " School of Rock ," which was No. 1 in its first week in U.S. theaters, he says there are two roles he's really coveting. Black tells Billboard he'd love to play the…

  2. Compilation Celebrates Big Star's 'Story'

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Some viewers of the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show" have wondered about the show's theme and the music used to underline dramatic moments. In a program that seems to get most things right, period-wise, wh Some viewers of the Fox sitcom "That '70s Show" have…

  3. Former Kiss Guitarist Kulick Shot

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Kiss Guitarist Bruce Kulick was shot in the leg when a man opened fire outside a West Hollywood, Calif., nightclub early today (Oct. 16), police said. Former Kiss Guitarist Bruce Kulick was shot in the leg when a man opened fire outside a West Hollywood, Calif., nightclub early today …

  4. Ask Billboard

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the Flaming Lips, Bette Midler and Mandy Moore. IT'S ON HIS FLAMING LIPS Keith, There's this VH1 commercial [that] features a song that has the lines "Do you realize? / That you have the most beautiful face?" Do you…

  5. Montreal Fans Riot After Canceled Show

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Angered by the cancellation of a punk concert in Montreal, dozens of people smashed windows and overturned cars, setting them ablaze last night (Oct. 14). Angered by the cancellation of a punk concert in Montreal, dozens of people smashed windows and overturned cars, setting them ablaze last…

  6. Indie Vets Team Up In Champions Of Sound

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega, former model Sibyl Buck and former Chamberlain/Split Lip drummer Charlie Walker have teamed up in Champions Of Sound. The New York group, rounded out by keyboardi Former Quicksand bassist Sergio Vega, former model Sibyl Buck and former Chamberlain/Split…

  7. Diana Ross DWI Trial Postponed Again

    October 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Tucson, Ariz., drunken driving trial of singer Diana Ross has been postponed again. Originally set for Sept. 9 and then Dec. 9, the trial has now been moved to Jan. 14. The Tucson, Ariz., drunken driving trial of singer Diana Ross has been postponed again. Originally set for Sept. 9 and…

  8. 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…

  9. Clay Aiken 'Measures' Up On RCA Debut

    October 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In June, Aiken sat down with Billboard's Fred Bronson for a lengthy interview about his experiences on "American Idol." Last week they met up again, to discuss Aiken's debut CD track-by-track in a con It would be difficult to find anyone in the U.S. who has not heard of…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Keith Urban goes home to Australia to accept a special Aria Award _ roughly the equivalent to a Grammy in the U.S. Urban receives the Outstanding Achievement Award in recognition of sale 2001 - Keith Urban goes home to Australia to accept a special Aria Award _…

  11. Great White Drummer In Three-Car Wreck

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The drummer for Great White, the rock band associated with a deadly Rhode Island nightclub fire, was involved in a three-vehicle accident a few hours before a concert Saturday in Allentown, Pa The drummer for Great White, the rock band associated with a deadly Rhode Island nightclub fire, was…

  12. This Day in Music

    September 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Mickey Newbury dies at this home in Vida, Ore., after a lengthy illness. He is 62. 2001 - Celine Dion and Peter Gabriel perform at an…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five South Central Los Angeles youth organizations. The endowments, made in the names of the five teens who make up Listen Up's From 2000 - Quincy Jones' Listen Up Foundation donates $25,000 to five…

  14. Metallica To Rock New Year In Vegas

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Metallica will ring in 2004 with a concert at the Joint in Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel. Metallica will ring in 2004 with a concert at the Joint in Las Vegas' Hard Rock Hotel. Tickets for the show, announced on the band's official Web site , will go on sale Saturday (Sept. 27)…

  15. 'Imagine' License Plate Proposed In Florida

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT John Lennon's "Imagine" is inspiring a proposal for a Florida license plate. Michael Towner, 44, a longtime Beatles fan, is leading a campaign to have Florida add an "Imagine" specialty tag to help ra John Lennon's "Imagine" is inspiring a proposal for…

  16. R. Kelly: 'I Wish People Could Just Know Me As A Person'

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. R. Kelly's biggest hit was the inspirational, Grammy Award-winning "I Believe I Can Fly." But for his life outside music, the Chicago-based singer/songwriter/producer may be grounded for good. Kelly, whose given name is Robert…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. Sisqo Arrested For Shooting At Car

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer Sisqo was arrested last week after he allegedly shot at a car from the front porch of his home and resisted arrest, Baltimore County, Md., police said. R&B singer Sisqo was arrested last week after he allegedly shot at a car from the front porch of his home and resisted…

  20. This Day in Music

    September 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an assembly held in his honor at Gibbs High Scholl, the country singer is greeted by local dignitaries and faculty from 2000 - Kenny Chesney makes a hometown appearance in Luttrel, Tenn. During an…

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