1. Billboard Bits: Coldplay, James Taylor & More

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Coldplay, James Taylor & More Beginning today, the first track from Coldplay's upcoming Capitol album, "X&Y," is available as a 30-second master ringtone a week before the entire song can be heard on the radio. "Speed of Sound" is being offered…

  2. Lineup Set For Glastonbury Festival

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 24-26. Veteran artists Brian Wilson, Van Morrison and Elvis Costello are a Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at the U.K.&…

  3. Coldplay Finalizes New Album Track List

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay has finalized the track list for its wildly anticipated third Parlophone album. Coldplay has finalized the track list for its wildly anticipated third Parlophone album, " X&Y ," due June 6 in its native United Kingdom and the following day in North America via Capitol.…

  4. Billboard Bits: HFStival, Vibe MusicFest, Rilo Kiley

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on HFStival, Vibe MusicFest, Rilo Kiley When Washington, D.C., radio station WHFS flipped its format from rock to Latin music earlier this year, the future of its long-running HFStival was cast in doubt. But the event will be staged this year after all on May 14 at M&T Bank Stadium…

  5. South By Southwest Diary: March 17

    March 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard staffers criss-cross Austin, Texas' South by Southwest music festival in search of old favorites and new discoveries. In the second installment of a daily diary, Barry A. Jeckell, Todd Marte South By Southwest Diary: March 17 Austin, Texas' annual South by Southwest (SXSW)…

  6. Coldplay Unveils New Tunes In Los Angeles

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Coldplay unveiled five songs, including the single "Speed of Sound," from its hotly anticipated third album, "X&Y," Saturday night at Los Angeles' Universal Amphitheatre as part of a benefit for r Coldplay unveiled five songs from its hotly anticipated third album…

  7. I Wish We All Could Win

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Afters make their major-label bow with an engaging pop/rock set marked by memorable songs, solid musicianship and an abundance of personality. The Afters make their major-label bow with an engaging pop/rock set marked by memorable songs, solid musicianship and an abundance of personality.…

  8. 'Sound' To Precede Third Coldplay Album

    March 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Coldplay's long-awaited third studio album, "X&Y," will be issued June 6 internationally by Parlophone, and the following day in the United States via Capitol. The first single, "Speed of Sound," Coldplay's long-awaited third studio album , "X&Y,…

  9. Coldplay Reveals More Album Details

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Coldplay debuted several tracks from its new album last Friday during an intimate concert for fans and industry personnel in London. New songs "Speed of Sound," "A Message" and "What If" were unveiled Coldplay debuted several tracks from its as-yet-untitled new…

  10. Coldplay Set For Biggest Headlining Gigs

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Coldplay will kick off its 2005 world tour with the biggest headlining shows it has ever played in its native United Kingdom. Coldplay will kick off its 2005 world tour with the biggest headlining shows it has ever played in its native United Kingdom. The group will play London's Crystal…

  11. Snow Patrol Begins Work On New Album

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock outfit Snow Patrol began work on the follow-up to its 2003 breakthrough, "Final Straw," over the weekend as part of an eight-week writing and recording stint in Dingle in southwest Ireland. U.K. rock outfit Snow Patrol began work on the follow-up to its 2003 breakthrough, …

  12. Burning in the Sun

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST When we first heard Coldplay's "Yellow," we thought it was Dave Matthews with a new backing band. When we first heard Blue Merle, we thought it was Coldplay's Chris Martin backed by a latter-day Dave When we first heard Coldplay's "Yellow," we thought it was…

  13. Coldplay Album Shifting To Late Spring

    February 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Coldplay's as-yet-untitled third studio album is now likely for a June release as the band continues to tweak the final product. As previously reported, initial sessions for the album with producer Ke Coldplay's as-yet-untitled third studio album is likely to see a June release as…

  14. Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Notes from backstage at last night's (Feb. 13) 47th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Notes from backstage at last night's (Feb. 13) 47th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Kanye West said it was "scary"…

  15. Billboard Bits: Embrace, Sum 41, Selena

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Embrace, Sum 41, Selana tribute concert Lava Records has signed U.K. rock act Embrace to a North American deal. The label will on May 3 reissue the band's latest album, " Out of Nothing ," which debuted last year at No. 1 on the U.K. album chart. The single "…

  16. Coldplay, Nine Inch Nails To Headline Coachella

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails will headline the sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 30-May 1 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. The fest will also feature reunion Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails will headline the sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts…

  17. This Day in Music

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>U.K. modern rock act Coldplay closes down a section of Los Angeles' Hollywood Blvd. for a free performance that is broadcast live on ABC's premiere of "The Jimmy Kimmel Show." 2003 - U.K. modern rock act Coldplay closes down a section of Los…

  18. Tenacious D Rocks With Vedder, Grohl, Beck

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tenacious D drafted a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its benefit for Asian tsunami relief last night (Jan. 17) at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theatre. The show featured solo sets from Pearl Ja Tenacious D drafted a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its benefit for…

  19. Glastonbury Highlights Head To DVD

    January 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI will on March 21 issue the first official DVD compilation of Britain's annual Glastonbury Festival. EMI will on March 21 issue the first official DVD compilation of Britain's annual Glastonbury Festival. "Glastonbury Anthems -- the Best of 1994 to 2004" will contain…

  20. Coldplay Goes Back To Basics On New Album

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Initial sessions for the as-yet-untitled set with producer Ken Nelson were set aside, with the U.K. rock act opting to start over with producer Danton Supple. Coldplay is putting the finishing touches on its third studio album , expected in March or April via Capitol. Initial sessions for the…

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