1. Billboard Bits: Fall Out Boy, Fiery Furnaces, Joshua Tree Fest

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fall Out Boy to release expanded version of "From Under the Cork Tree," Fiery Furnaces shift to Fat Possum for fourth album, Joshua Tree Music Festival confirms initial artists. Fall Out Boy's Island debut, "From Under the Cork Tree," will be reissued in expanded form…

  2. 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…

  3. Franz Ferdinand Back With Fast Follow-Up

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A fter a breakout year in 2004, Franz Ferdinand is not resting on its success. Just 18 months after the Glasgow, Scotland, four-piece helped lead an alt-rock revival at radio, the band is looking to s After a breakout year in 2004, Franz Ferdinand is not resting on its success. Just 18 months…

  4. Hot Product

    October 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Franz Ferdinand Boys, 'Better' After a breakout year in 2004, Franz Ferdinand is not resting on its success. Just 18 months after the Glasgow, Scotland, four-piece of frontman/guitarist Alex Kapranos, guitarist Nick McCarthy, bassist Bob Hardy and drummer Paul Thomson helped lead an…

  5. Another Jackson Juror Expresses Doubt

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A third juror in the Michael Jackson case who initially favored a guilty verdict weighed in after two others expressed second thoughts, saying she believes the entertainer is a child molester but join A third juror in the Michael Jackson case who initially favored a guilty verdict weighed in…

  6. Jackson Lawyer Ridicules Unhappy Jurors

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's defense attorney ridiculed two jurors who say they regret voting to acquit the singer of child molestation charges, saying it was "time to move on" from the case. Michael Jackson's defense attorney ridiculed two jurors who say they regret voting to acquit…

  7. Two Jackson Jurors Regret Acquittal

    August 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Two of the jurors who voted to acquit singer Michael Jackson of child molestation and other charges say they now regret their decisions. Two of the jurors who voted to acquit singer Michael Jackson of child molestation and other charges say they now regret their decisions. Jurors Ray Hultman…

  8. This Day in Music

    April 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>Toby Keith's three wins top the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video Music Awards, held at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville. His "Courtesy of the Red, White & Blue (The Angry Amer 2003 - Toby Keith's three wins top the CMT Flameworthy 2003 Video…

  9. Mashups

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Mashups. The combination of CD-ripping and home recording software with blog Internet publishing technology has led to an explosion of online mashup destinations featuring the best,…

  10. Fiery Furnaces Doubling Up On New Album

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST With an eye towards a summer double-disc release that will feature packaging in the vein of OutKast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below," the Fiery Furnaces' prolific sibling team of Matthew and Eleanor Fr With an eye towards a summer double-disc release that will feature…

  11. Ex-Girlfriends

    October 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It's easy to see why Los Angeles-based Low Millions called its debut album "Ex-Girlfriends." You'll meet a number of them, in such songs as "Nikki Don't Stop," "Hey Jane," "Julia" and "Eleanor." It's It's easy to see…

  12. Coming Soon: More Live Jerry, New Dead Box

    August 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The bounty of vintage Grateful Dead and posthumous Jerry Garcia releases will continue to overflow this fall. The bounty of vintage Grateful Dead and posthumous Jerry Garcia releases will continue to overflow this fall. In September, Rhino will release a three-disc live Garcia set and follow…

  13. This Day in Music

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Radiohead treats fans to a Webcast featuring songs from the group's forthcoming, as-yet-untitled sixth Capitol album. Frontman Thom Yorke and bassist Colin Greenwood host the session, in 2002 - Radiohead treats fans to a Webcast featuring songs from the group&…

  14. Gallowsbird's Bark

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT On their debut album, the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Fiery Furnaces—led by commanding singer/guitarist Eleanor Friedberger and ably backed by her pianist/ drummer sibling Matthew—do not deal i On their debut album, the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Fiery Furnaces—led by commanding singer/guitarist Eleanor…

  15. This Day in Music

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Carlos Vega, a Los Angeles drummer best known for his work with James Taylor, dies of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound. 1998 - Carlos Vega, a Los Angeles drummer best known for his work with James Taylor, dies of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound.…

  16. This Day in Music

    December 18, 2002 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."" 2001 - Jay-Z becomes the first hip-hop artist ever to release an album from…

  17. Aware Records Readies 'Hits' Compilation

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Aware Records, an independent label that has championed grassroots bands since 1993 and kick-started the careers of such acts as Train, Hootie & the Blowfish, and matchbox twenty, has set an Oct. Aware Records, an independent label that has championed grassroots bands since 1993 and kick…

  18. Jellyfish Stings With Box Full Of Rarities

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Short-lived but beloved early-'90s power-pop outfit Jellyfish will be the subject of an exhaustive, limited-edition box set, tentatively slated for release in June. Short-lived but beloved early-'90s power-pop outfit Jellyfish will be the subject of an exhaustive, limited-edition…

  19. P. Diddy Settles Child Support Case

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and model Kim Porter, the mother of his youngest child, had a child support settlement approved Tuesday in Manhattan Family Court in New York, ending a year of litigation. The su Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and model Kim Porter, the mother of his youngest…

  20. Sugar Ray, Imbruglia Rock For Earth Day

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sugar Ray, Natalie Imbruglia, Remy Zero, and Vanessa Carlton have signed on to perform at the sixth annual Green Mountain Energy Earth Day Festival, set for April 6 in Houston's Eleanor Tinsley Park. Sugar Ray, Natalie Imbruglia, Remy Zero, and Vanessa Carlton have signed on to perform…

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