1. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Natalie Merchant, one-time lead singer for 10,000 Maniacs becomes the first guest in a series of live chats on the Elektra Entertainment Group's World Wide Web site. Merchant says she wo 1999 - Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to dissolve a 1997…

  2. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Iron Maiden drummer Michael "Nicko" McBrain is arrested and charged with assault after hitting a parking attendant with his car, according to reports. The incident occurs backstage at th 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent…

  3. This Day in Music

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1996 - </b>Singer Tamara Danz dies at the age of 43.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Jazz singer Marion Montgomery dies at her home in Bray, England, after a long battle with cancer. She is 67. 1999 - In an unfortunate case of history…

  4. Now What

    April 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT It's telling that the first single from Lisa Marie Presley's sophomore set is a cover: "Dirty Laundry" was a hit for Don Henley in 1983. As a hidden bonus track, she also remakes the Ramones' "Here To It's telling that the first single from Lisa Marie…

  5. Nicks, Henley Lining Up Tour Plans

    April 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The tour will feature Nicks and Henley performing in solo and collaborative settings. Stevie Nicks and Don Henley have begun confirming dates for a summer tour first reported here last month. At deadline, five shows were on tap, beginning June 3 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia. The…

  6. Ask Billboard

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Scissor Sisters, Stevie Nicks & More. SUPER CUTS Hi Keith, I'm a fan of the Scissor Sisters and I was wondering if you can give us some sales data for their United States releases. I know they've been far more popular in the…

  7. Hot Product

    April 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lisa Marie Presley 'Now' And Then Bolstered by a cover of Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry," Lisa Marie Presley returns with her second solo album this week for Capitol. "Now What" boasts 10 original songs in addition to her version of the 1983 Henley hit, and…

  8. 'Now' Brings Presley Spring Tour

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST With the release of her sophomore full-length album nearing, Lisa Marie Presley has confirmed a spring tour that will kick off April 26 in St. Petersburg, Fla. With the release of her sophomore full-length album nearing, Lisa Marie Presley has confirmed a spring tour that will kick off April…

  9. Nicks Making 'Dreams' Come True In Vegas

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Stevie Nicks will begin a four-night stand at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas on May 10, under the moniker "Dreams." Stevie Nicks will begin a four-night stand at the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas on May 10, under the moniker "Dreams." …

  10. Presley Asks 'Now What' On Sophomore Set

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Preceded by a cover of Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry," Lisa Marie Presley will return with her second solo album this spring. Preceded by a cover of Don Henley's "Dirty Laundry," Lisa Marie Presley will return with her second solo album this spring. Due April 5…

  11. Jerry Lee Tearing It Up With Rock Legends

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Rock legend Jerry Lee Lewis has drafted some of the biggest names in rock for his first new studio album since 1995. Rock legend Jerry Lee Lewis has drafted some of the biggest names in rock for his first new studio album since 1995. According to his manager Jimmy Ripp, the as-yet-untitled…

  12. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for the 2001 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. He writes a song for the occasion and performs it with his 15-pi 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative…

  13. Hot Product

    October 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Warren Zevon 'Sandwich' Board Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, the Pixies, Don Henley, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, the Wallflowers and Pete Yorn are among the artists filling out the tribute album "Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs of Warren Zevon," due this week via Artemis.…

  14. Browne, Raitt, Yorn Bolster Zevon Tribute

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, the Wallflowers and Pete Yorn are among the artists filling out the forthcoming tribute album "Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs of Warren Zevon." Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, the Wallflowers and Pete Yorn are among the artists filling out the…

  15. Springsteen, Dylan, Pixies Salute Zevon

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Live recordings by Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan, as well as newly recorded cuts by Jackson Browne, the Pixies and Ry Cooder will be featured on an upcoming tribute to the late Warren Zevon. Live recordings by Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan, as well as newly recorded cuts by Jackson Browne…

  16. Ronstadt May Return To Vegas Stage

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Thanks to negotiations today (July 21) between the Recording Artists Coalition (RAC) and the prospective new owners of Las Vegas's Alladin Theater, expect to see RAC member Linda Ronstadt back at the Thanks to negotiations today (July 21) between the Recording Artists Coalition (RAC) and…

  17. This Day in Music

    December 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung cancer. He is 51. Macmichael formed Cutting Crew in 1985 with English vocalist Nick Van Eede, and the new group quic 2002 - Cutting Crew guitarist Kevin Macmichael dies after a battle with lung…

  18. Honorees React To Rock Hall Induction

    November 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST "It's just very cool," ZZ Top bassist tells Billboard.com of his band's pending induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. "I'm very excited about it and very honored. It's great company we're kee "It's just very cool," ZZ Top bassist…

  19. Hornsby Goes To 'Town' With Hits Set, DVD

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The way it is: BMG Heritage has set a Jan. 13 release for two sets celebrating the career of pianist Bruce Hornsby. The CD "Greatest Radio Hits" is Hornsby's first greatest-hits package. His first DVD The way it is: BMG Heritage has set a Jan. 13 release for two sets…

  20. Top Artists Team To 'Save The Children'

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have donated songs to a new compilation aimed at raising funds for Save the Children. Included on the set, due Nov. Sting, Sarah McLachlan, Eric Clapton and Barbra Streisand are among the artists who have…

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