1. U2 Battles 'Vertigo,' Covers Kraftwerk

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 will commercially release its new single, "Vertigo," Nov. 8 internationally via Interscope. As expected , U2 will commercially release its new single, "Vertigo," Nov. 8 internationally via Interscope. The disc will be available in two CD formats as well as a DVD,…

  2. You may think it doesn't take a rocket scientist

    September 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT You may think it doesn't take a rocket scientist to be a recording engineer, but Tom Dowd was a kind of rocket scientist: a nuclear physicist who, while still in college, was part of the Manhattan Pro You may think it doesn't take a rocket scientist to be a recording engineer, but…

  3. The Move's Carl Wayne Dies At 61

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Carl Wayne, the former lead vocalist for the hit-making '60s U.K. band the Move and the latter-day singer for the Hollies, died Tuesday (Aug. 31) at his home in England after a battle with cancer. He Carl Wayne, the former lead vocalist for the hit-making '60s U.K. band the Move and…

  4. U2 Reveals New Album Track Names

    September 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U2 has revealed the names of six of the 11 tracks on its upcoming, as-yet-untitled album, due Nov. 23 via Interscope. Among the titles is first single "Vertigo," which is due to arrive at U.S. radio o U2 has revealed the names of six of the 11 tracks on its upcoming, as-yet-untitled…

  5. 35TunesOnTV

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 23-29, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 23 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Shedaisy. "The Biz," CNNfn Featured artists: Asia, Boyz II Men. "Totally Obsessed," VH1 Featured artist:…

  6. 15th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Nominees

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, to be presented Oct. 7 at the Kentucky Center in Louisville, Ky. The show is the centerpiece of the International Music Bluegrass Mus Below are the nominees for the 15th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards, to be…

  7. Mellencamp Walks 'Tall' On Retrospective

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT John Mellencamp has drafted producer/artist Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds to co-produce two new songs for his upcoming retrospective "Words & Music." John Mellencamp has drafted producer/artist Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds to co-produce two new songs for his…

  8. Trick Pony Stumps With Bush

    August 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Trick Pony will be on hand today (Aug. 16) as President George W. Bush makes a campaign stop Traverse City, Mich. The band will perform for supporters of the incumbent Republican candidate immediately Trick Pony will be on hand today (Aug. 16) as President George W. Bush makes a campaign stop…

  9. Social D Preaches 'Sex, Love And Rock And Roll'

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran California punk act Social Distortion will release a new studio album, "Sex, Love and Rock and Roll" Sept. 28 via Time Bomb Recordings. Veteran California punk act Social Distortion will release a new studio album, "Sex, Love and Rock and Roll" Sept. 28 via Time…

  10. Spree Drummer's Mic Causes Airport Shutdown

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The next time Polyphonic Spree member Brian Teasley gets on a plane, he promises he'll ship his custom-made microphone rather than pack it in his suitcase. That same device shut down five gates at Dal The next time Polyphonic Spree member Brian Teasley gets on a plane, he promises he&…

  11. 32TunesOnTV

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 2-8, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 2 "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Gavin DeGraw (also scheduled: Jon Voight, Brooke Burns). "On-Air With Ryan Seacrest," Syndicated Featured…

  12. The Notorious Cherry Bombs

    July 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As country music's most impressive supergroup this side of the Highwaymen, the Notorious Cherry Bombs boast a lineup of Nashville music titans: Rodney Crowell, Vince Gill and Tony Brown, along with Ed As country music's most impressive supergroup this side of the Highwaymen, the…

  13. Ask Billboard

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Mary Chapin Carpenter, Pepper and Air. 'BETWEEN HERE' AND RUSSIA Hello Keith, Thanks a lot for your answers, they are always so informative and interesting. I live outside the United States and have just discovered the artist…

  14. Delightful DeGarmo Ready For The Road

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Diana DeGarmo is on the road with the other third-season finalists on a 52-date tour that ends Sept. 30 in Hawaii. Before boarding the tour bus, she sat down to discuss her life and her experiences on Diana DeGarmo is the 11th and latest "American Idol" contestant to appear on a…

  15. Live at the Olympic Auditorium

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST While Rage Against the Machine was hands-down one of the most powerful live bands ever to plug in, on disc it seemed to get slightly less venomous with each new album. While Rage Against the Machine was hands-down one of the most powerful live bands ever to plug in, on disc it seemed to get…

  16. Ask Billboard

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Madonna, Kristine W. and Tori Amos. 'REVISITING' MADONNA Keith, I wanted to inquire on the chart position/sales of Madonna's "Remixed & Revisited." I love the album, and I appreciate how the mixes are…

  17. This Day in Music

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2001 - With four awards, the Dave Matthews Band reigns supreme as the big winner at the second annual My VH! Music Awards. 2000 - Faith Hill and Tim…

  18. This Day in Music

    November 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates when frontman Liam Gallagher sustains injuries to his mouth and teeth in a Munich hotel brawl. 2002 - Oasis is forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates when frontman Liam Gallagher sustains…

  19. Tales of a Librarian

    November 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tori Amos is playing fairy godmother, delivering an early Yuletide gift to her fans. Tori Amos is playing fairy godmother, delivering an early Yuletide gift to her fans. Twenty of them, actually, wrapped up in a greatest-hits album and topped off with a bonus DVD. Among the requisite…

  20. Billboard Bits: Buzzcocks, Air, MC Solaar

    November 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Buzzcocks, Air, MC Solaar Veteran U.K. rock act the Buzzcocks will kick off a North American club tour Friday (Nov. 28) in Chicago. The eight-date trek wraps Dec. 6 in Philadelphia, and is the group's first run of shows in the region since its stint opening for Pearl Jam this…

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