1. Billboard Bits: Dirty Pretty Things, Dulli/Lanegan, Chuck Berry

    June 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Dirty Pretty Things, Dulli/Lanegan, Chuck Berry "Waterloo to Anywhere," the debut album from ex-Libertines principal Carl Barat's new band Dirty Pretty Things, will be released Aug. 1 in North America via Interscope. The set has been out since last month internationally…

  2. Original Faith No More Singer Resurfaces

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Although the Mike Patton-led line up of Faith No More conquered the charts, it was the Chuck Mosley-led incarnation that made the group a college radio favorite during the mid to late 1980s. Although the Mike Patton-led line up of Faith No More conquered the charts, it was the Chuck Mosley…

  3. Clapton Rounds Up Fall U.S. Tour

    May 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Eric Clapton will follow his sold-out European tour with a North American run this fall, beginning Sept. 16 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn. As expected, Eric Clapton will follow his sold-out European tour with a North American run this fall, beginning Sept. 16 at the…

  4. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, Eric Bachmann, Cursive

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam has unveiled its first music video since the 1998 clip for “Do the Evolution” in the form of “Life Wasted,” the first video directed by visual artist Fernando Apodaca. The clip is av Pearl Jam has unveiled its first music video since the 1998 clip for “Do the Evolution” in the form…

  5. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John Legend, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight,…

  6. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    May 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Dixie Chicks roar back with their most personal album yet, Johnny Cash's trove of home recordings are uncovered, the Walkmen break free from their past and Def Leppard salutes the '70s in this wee A new album from French rock act Phoenix, "It's Never Been Like That…

  7. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night stand in Las Vegas.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal…

  8. Jamie, Mary, Missy, Busta Lead BET Nominations

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jamie Foxx leads the field with five nominations for the 2006 BET Awards. Mary J. Blige, Missy Elliott and Busta Rhymes are tied at four nominations each. Now in its sixth year, the ceremony will shif Jamie Foxx leads the field with five nominations for the 2006 BET Awards. Mary J. Blige,…

  9. Time Life Boxes Up Jerry Lee Lewis

    May 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jerry Lee Lewis will inaugurate Time Life's "Legends of American Music" with the three-disc boxed set "Jerry Lee Lewis: A Half Century of Hits." Jerry Lee Lewis will inaugurate Time Life's "Legends of American Music" with the three-disc boxed set "…

  10. This Day in Music

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1995 - </b>Jimmie Vaughan, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Robert Cray reunite for a tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan in Austin, Texas, the late blues guitarist's hometown. All five played with 2003 - Rock musician Noel Redding, best known for his stint as the bassist…

  11. Billboard Bits: Intonation, Pearl Jam/Kings Of Leon, Clapton

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Intonation, Pearl Jam/Kings Of Leon, Clapton Rapper Ghostface Killah and reclusive underground rock hero Roky Erickson have joined the bill for the Intonation Music Festival, which will be held June 24-25 in Chicago's Union Park. For Erickson, this will be his first performance…

  12. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Promise Ring lead singer Davey vonBolhlen undergoes emergency surgery to remove a benign brain tumor, necessitating the cancellation of the Milwaukee-based band's European tour.<br clear 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise…

  13. 18OnTV

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 1 - 7, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 1 “The Tony Danza Show,” Syndicated Featured artist(s): James Hill (also scheduled: Brooke Burns, Matt Daves). “TRL,” MTV Featured artist(s): Fort Minor. “The Apprentice,” NBC Featured artist(s): Burt Bacharach. “Phil Vassar: Piano…

  14. Billboard Bits: Jerry Lee Lewis, ACM Awards, Bee Gees

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Jerry Lee Lewis, ACM Awards, Bee Gees Originally expected in February 2005 via DreamWorks Nashville, a long-in-the-works, star-studded album from rock legend Jerry Lewis has shifted to Columbia. "Redemption" is due in September and features guest appearances from Eric…

  15. Marley Pledges 'Love' On New Album

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ziggy Marley has just finished work on his second solo record, "Love Is My Religion," a disc of groove-laden songs touching on the most universal of emotions. Ziggy Marley has just finished work on his second solo record, "Love Is My Religion," a disc of groove-laden songs…

  16. This Day in Music

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Eric Clapton is reunited on a TV stage in London with his former Derek & the Dominos keyboard player Bobby Whitlock, for their first performance together in 29 years. The setting is 2005 - Bruce Springsteen kicks off his solo "Devils & Dust" tour in…

  17. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    April 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen revisits folk favorites popularized by Pete Seeger, Godsmack brings the pain and the Secret Machines keep stretching out, in this week's Hot Product. The latest album from veteran rock trio Goo Goo Dolls, "Let Love In" (Warner Bros.). A duets album by Emmylou…

  18. This Day in Music

    April 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Husband and wife Tim McGraw and Faith Hill are the big winners at the 33rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards, nabbing four awards for their duet "It's Your Love," for single, song, 2000 - Amy Grant joins Vince Gill on stage at the Grand Ole Opry.…

  19. This Day in Music

    April 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2003 - </b>R&B singer Luther Vandross suffers a stroke, just four days before his 55th birthday.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Tejano music legend Laura Canales dies in Corpus Christi, Texas, of complications following surgery.…

  20. Q&A: Rascal Flatts

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rascal Flatts has achieved in six short years what many acts can only hope for in the length of a career. Rascal Flatts has achieved in six short years what many acts can only hope for in the length of a career. In addition to numerous awards, the band has sold more than 8.8 million records,…

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