1. 2nd to None

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT This follow-up to last year's successful "30 #1 Hits" again features a winning collection of 30 hits and important singles spanning the King's career, all remastered from the original tapes. This follow-up to last year's successful "30 #1 Hits" again…

  2. Metallica Cancels South American Tour

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran hard rock quartet Metallica has canceled its South American tour, due to kick off tomorrow (Oct. 25) in Buenos Aires. In a statement posted on the band's official Web site, the cancellation is Veteran hard rock quartet Metallica has canceled its South American tour, which was due…

  3. 'Shock'n Y'All' May Shock Some

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Toby Keith likes to have a little fun, and if he can get a rise out of you while he's at it -- even better. With a cast of characters including a mischievous Jesus, a few stoned roadies and a disillusioned music critic, Keith's fourth…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Christina Aguilera makes a rare live appearance at Chicago radio station B96's Halloween Bash, offering four tracks from her latest album "Stripped." 2002 - Christina Aguilera makes a rare live appearance at Chicago radio station B96's Halloween…

  5. Vedder's Staley Tribute No Longer 'Lost'

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A song Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder wrote about Alice In Chains frontman Layne Staley on the day of his death will be released on "Lost Dogs," the group's upcoming double-disc rarities collection. A song Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder wrote about Alice In Chains frontman…

  6. Cash's 'Unearthed' Box Set Unveiled

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A sprawling five-disc Johnny Cash box set will arrive Nov. 25 from American Recordings/Lost Highway. Dubbed "Unearthed," the set features 79 songs, 64 of them previously unreleased and produced by Ric A sprawling five-disc Johnny Cash box set will arrive Nov. 25 from American…

  7. Rare Phair, Yorn Tracks Hit The 'Trampoline'

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Previously unreleased and rare songs from the likes of Liz Phair, Pete Yorn, the Wallflowers, Chris Stills and Semisonic's Dan Wilson appear on the second compilation from Los Angeles. Previously unreleased and rare songs from the likes of Liz Phair, Pete Yorn, the Wallflowers, Chris…

  8. Breaking & Entering

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Atmosphere, Jet and Pine Mountain Railroad. NEW TERRITORY: Minneapolis rap duo Atmosphere has gotten a lot of mileage out of not signing with a major label. The hip-hop act has built a strong underground…

  9. TOP 40 TRACKS

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/adult.jsp 1. Baby Boy , Beyoncé Featuring Sean Paul 2. Here Without You , 3 Doors Down 3. Why Don't You & I , Santana Featuring Alex Band or Chad Kroeger 4. Shake Ya Tailfeather , Nelly, P. Diddy & Murphy Lee 5. Where Is The Love? , Black Eyed Peas Issue date:…

  10. The Tangled Web

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: Go-Kart Records, Jane's Addiction and Primus. REV IT UP: New York-based punk label Go-Kart Records will on Nov. 4 release an all-MP3 compilation. The two-disc set, which Go-Kart claims is one of the first of its kind…

  11. CD, DVD Capture DMB's Night In The 'Park'

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band's recent free concert in Central Park is coming to CD and DVD. As first tipped here this summer, Dave Matthews Band's recent free concert in Central Park is coming to CD and DVD. "The Central Park Concert" will be released as a triple-disc CD and double…

  12. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - A weekly online column examining music events and shows on television. The '80s, indie rock and women! Now this is what I call a fine week of music television. Let's start with the '80s... Often thought of as a vapid wasteland of pop culture, the 1980s were chock…

  13. Tunes on TV

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 20-26, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 20 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist: Annie Lennox (also scheduled: Angelina Jolie). "MWL Stacked," CMT Featured Artist: Shania Twain. "Monday Night…

  14. SHINEDOWN

    October 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Florida-based Shinedown's career is off to a good start. The band has already scored a top-5 rock single with "Fly on the Inside," which comes from its debut Atlantic album, "Leave a Whisper." Florida-based Shinedown's career is off to a good start. The band has…

  15. Saves The Day Revel 'In Reverie'

    October 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT When Saves The Day went into the studio to record its fourth album, the New Jersey-based quartet was working for L.A.-based independent Vagrant Records. When the album was completed, the band found it When Saves The Day went into the studio to record its fourth album, the New Jersey-based…

  16. See If I Care

    October 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Gary Allan brought California cool to country music like no one since Dwight Yoakam, and while he has been consistently excellent, his dues-paying is starting to offer both commercial and artistic ret Gary Allan brought California cool to country music like no one since Dwight Yoakam, and…

  17. Jay-Z Swan Song Gets Special Friday Release

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z's "The Black Album" is to have a rare Friday release Nov. 28 from Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam. "We wanted to try something different," says Def Jam/Def Soul president Kevin Liles. "Everything [related t Jay-Z's " The Black Album ," which he says will…

  18. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Elvis Presley, Britney Spears, Madonna, Sarah McLachlan, Sheryl Crow, Alabama, Sean Paul and Rickie Lee Jones. '2ND,' THE MOTION: For the first time in 40 years, Elvis Presley has two consecutive top-3 albums on The Billboard 200.…

  19. 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…

  20. 'Baby Boy' Fends Off Singles Chart Challenges

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul is showing no signs of relinquishing its hold on the top of Billboard's Hot 100. The second chart-topper from Beyoncé's debut Columbia album, "Dan "Baby Boy" from Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul is showing no signs of…

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