1. This Day in Music

    December 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Jay-Z becomes the first hip-hop artist ever to release an album from the "MTV Unplugged" series when roc-A-Fella/Def Jam issues "Jay-Z Unplugged."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The Pixies wrap their…

  2. Juliet

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Television is addictive, venting is theraputic. September 18 3:18 pm There is a tom cruise movie on now. Come on Jim, you can’t be serious about watching this. I can’t avoid the tv situation because wireless internet only works in the living room. Tom is young and she is hot And the music wow…

  3. Gilmour Gears Up For Solo Album, Tour

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour will begin his first solo tour in decades March 10 in Dortmund, Germany, in support of his upcoming solo album, "On an Island." Pink Floyd singer/guitarist David Gilmour will begin his first solo tour in decades March 10 in Dortmund, Germany…

  4. Kanye, Shakira Celebrating New Years With MTV

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kanye West, Shakira, Maroon 5's Adam Levine and Fall Out Boy lead the lineup for MTV's 14th annual New Year's Eve broadcast, which will begin at 10:30 p.m. ET. Kanye West, Shakira, Maroon 5's Adam Levine and Fall Out Boy lead the lineup for MTV's 14th annual New Year&…

  5. Grammy Nominations: Artists React

    December 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST With news of Grammy Awards nominations sinking in, statements are flying as record labels recognize the nods received for the Recording Academy's 48th annual event. Among the notices, top nominee Kany With news of Grammy Awards nominations sinking in, statements are flying as record…

  6. Stapp Addresses Thanksgiving Spat

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Two weeks after the incident, Scott Stapp has publicly weighed in on a Thanksgiving altercation between the former Creed singer and members of the band 311. Two weeks after the incident, Scott Stapp has publicly weighed in on a Thanksgiving altercation between the former Creed singer and…

  7. Juliet

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The perils of touring are many and include tables and chairs. September 11 I woke up this morning in Philadelphia. Four years later… God Bless us all. Last night was a trip. It’s midnight and I’m back in NY I spent the day with friends… in another life. Right, the show… None of us knew what…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Cypress Hill begins a download promotion in support of its forthcoming Spanish-language set, "Los Grandes Exitos En Espanol." Visitors to Spanish-language portal www.yupi.com are able to 2004 - Dick Clark suffers from a stroke. A spokesman for Clark tells…

  9. OnTV

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 5-11, 2005. MONDAY, DEC. 5 "The Early Show," CBS Featured Artists: Clay Aiken, Tony Bennett, Tina Turner (also scheduled: Gisele Bundchen, Adam Rodriguez, Suzanne Farrell, Julie Harris, Robert Redford). "The Ellen DeGeneres Show,"…

  10. 311 Brawls With Scott Stapp In Baltimore

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST has taken to the message board on its official Web site to clarify reports of an altercation that took place last week between three group members and former Creed frontman Scott Stapp. 311 has taken to the message board on its official Web site to clarify reports of an altercation that…

  11. Grateful Dead Allows Free Web Downloads

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST What a short, strange trip it was. After the Grateful Dead angered some of its biggest fans by asking a nonprofit Web site to halt the free downloading of its concert recordings, the psychedelic jam b What a short, strange trip it was. After the Grateful Dead angered some of its biggest fans…

  12. Clark To Return To 'Rockin' Eve'

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dick Clark will be back in his familiar position to welcome the New Year. Dick Clark will be back in his familiar position to welcome the New Year. The television/music personality missed out on the festivities last year while he recovered from a stroke suffered in early December 2004, but…

  13. Ex-Simon, Joel Tour Manager Killed In NYC

    November 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST A former tour manager for artists such as Billy Joel and Paul Simon was fatally stabbed during an argument with his girlfriend in his Manhattan apartment, police said. A former tour manager for artists such as Billy Joel and Paul Simon was fatally stabbed during an argument with his…

  14. Billboard Bits: 'Come Together,' Eminem, David Bowie

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on 'Come Together,' Eminem, David Bowie Several top acts have contributed tracks to bolster the hurricane relief compilation " Hurricane Relief: Come Together Now ," due Nov. 22 as a combined release from the major record labels. Among the new additions are Kanye West…

  15. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part two The Glass Houses tour, Billy's fourth extensive and extended tour in as many years, played throughout Israel and Europe during the early days of the spring of 1980, and played throughout the United States until late into the summer. In June he played another five sold-out nights…

  16. Billy Joel: The Life & Times Of An Angry Young Man (continued)

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT part three In 1981, Billy's contract with Columbia was up. Having spent so much money and time, and then having earned so much money, Columbia wanted to keep him. And so negotiations were begun. As Elizabeth had backed away from the business and Frank Weber took more and more control of…

  17. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia (continued)

    October 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Like a Rolling Stone" "Like a Rolling Stone" (Bob Dylan) &#149; Bob Dylan, single (1965); Highway 61 Revisited (1965); Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits (1967); Self Portrait (1970); Eat the Document (film)/'66 (1971); Masterpieces (1978); Bob Dylan at Budokan (1979…

  18. Crystal Method Scores With 'London'

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Electronica duo the Crystal Method will unveil its own Tiny E label with the Jan. 24 release of its first film soundtrack, "London." Electronica duo the Crystal Method will unveil its own Tiny E label with the Jan. 24 release of its first film soundtrack, "London." The…

  19. This Day in Music

    October 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Henry "The Sunflower" Vestine, original guitarist for Canned Heat, is found dead in his hotel room in France. The cause of death is undetermined.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - A man identifying himself as Kid…

  20. Jack Johnson Bundles Live DVDs

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two live Jack Johnson DVDs will be released together Nov. 22 via his own Brushfire Records label. Two live Jack Johnson DVDs will be released together Nov. 22 via his own Brushfire Records label. "Live in Japan" was shot in August 2004, while "A Weekend at the Greek Theatre…

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