1. Ashes Divide Takes To Road For First Tour

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As he takes his new Ashes Divide on the road, Billy Howerdel calls the project "a work in progress. I'm ready to grow with this band." But he's not ready to say whether the inaugural touring edition o As he takes his new Ashes Divide on the road, Billy Howerdel calls the…

  2. Daniel Johnston / February 21, 2008 / New York (Highline Ballroom)

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ideally, one should see Daniel Johnston in a place like a retro, dull-colored living room – somewhere safe to let go of ego and allow for open weeping. Ideally, one should see Daniel Johnston in a place like a retro, dull-colored living room – somewhere safe to let go of ego and allow for…

  3. MMW Plotting Three Records, Summer Camp

    February 27, 2008 12:00 AM EST Feeling free from the confines of traditional label standards of write, release, tour, jazz-fusion trio Medeski Martin and Wood have slated three unique albums for 2008, with the material being writte Feeling free from the confines of traditional label standards of write, release, tour, jazz…

  4. Celine Dion / Feb. 16, 2008 / Pretoria, South Africa (Loftus Versfeld Stadium)

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Celine Dion may have said goodbye to Las Vegas last year, but the "Taking Chances" tour -- her first world tour in more than eight years -- reveals just how much the city has rubbed off on her. Celine Dion may have said goodbye to Las Vegas last year, but the "Taking Chances…

  5. Stone Temple Pilots Reunite For Ohio Festival

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Stone Temple Pilots reunion first reported here last month will touch down for the first time at the Rock on the Range festival, to be held May 17-18 at Columbus, Ohio's Columbus Crew Stadium. The Stone Temple Pilots reunion first reported here last month will touch down for the…

  6. Chart Beat Chat

    October 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss the Sugababes, personal charts, T-Pain and more! RISE OF THE SUGABABES Hi, Fred. Knowing your love of Europop, I figured you must be a fan of the Sugababes, who achieved their sixth U.K. No. 1 single with "About You Now," an amazing song! My question is…

  7. The Cult Gets Back To Basics On 'Born Into This'

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT If the Cult's 2001 reunion album, "Beyond Good and Evil," was a heavily produced, muscular rock affair, the band took the opposite approach on the forthcoming "Born Into This," due Oct. 2 via New Wild If the Cult's 2001 reunion album, "Beyond Good and Evil,…

  8. Prince To Sue YouTube, eBay Over Unauthorized Content

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Prince plans to sue YouTube and eBay for unauthorized use of his music in a bid to "reclaim his art on the Internet." "YouTube ... are clearly able (to) filter porn and pedophile material but appear t Prince plans to sue YouTube and other major Web sites for unauthorized use of…

  9. Led Zeppelin Takes Flight, For One Night Only

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Legendary rock combo Led Zeppelin is reforming, but for one night only. The British band will play a one-off show at London's 22,000-capacity O2 arena on Nov. 26 as part of a tribute to Atlantic Recor Legendary rock combo Led Zeppelin is reforming, but for one night only. The British…

  10. This Day in Music

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's 1998 album "Imagination," countersues Melinda Wilson, the musician's wife and conservator. The suit claims that Melinda Wilson "schemed against and... 1999 - Joe Thomas, co-producer of Brian Wilson's 1998 album …

  11. The Crystal Method Heading Back To 'Vegas'

    August 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT To celebrate the 10th birthday of its debut Outpost album, "Vegas," electronica duo the Crystal Method will reissue the set Sept. 18 via Geffen. The new edition features a second disc of remixes, live To celebrate the 10th birthday of its debut Outpost album, "Vegas,"…

  12. Chart Beat Chat

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fred and his readers discuss Kool and the Gang, cover songs, "Girlfriend" and more! 'STILL KOOL' AFTER ALL THESE YEARS Mr. Bronson, I was curious how well Kool and the Gang's first new studio release in 10 years did in relation to their past albums. Are they "…

  13. Carlton Links With The Inc. For Third Album

    June 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As the Oct. 9 release date for her third album, "Heroes & Thieves," approaches, singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton has inked with a surprising label: hip-hop music entrepreneur Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo' As the Oct. 9 release date for her third album, "Heroes &…

  14. Billboard Bits: Ciara, Electric Soft Parade, MySpace

    May 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Following in the footsteps of Pink, Ciara has selected three unsigned artists, Paula Campbell, Tiffany Evans and Samantha Jade, for the Glamour Reel Music contest, which launched earlier this week. Following in the footsteps of Pink, Ciara has selected three unsigned artists, Paula Campbell,…

  15. Billboard Bits: The Sea & Cake, Cowboy Junkies, Townes Van Zandt

    January 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Chicago rock outfit The Sea & Cake will return May 8 with a new Thrill Jockey album, "Everybody." The 10-track set was recorded by indie vet Brian Paulson (Slint, Superchunk), marking the first ti As tipped here last month, Chicago rock outfit The Sea & Cake will return May…

  16. Prevewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Game presses on without the help of 50 Cent or Dr. Dre, Akon gets a pre-release boost thanks to two huge singles, Tenacious D rocks back with its first album in four years and Fat Joe starts fresh The first pop album in nearly 30 years from Yusuf Islam, the artist formerly known as Cat…

  17. Billboard Bits: Paul McCartney, Family Values, Belinda Carlisle

    October 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Sept. 16, 2005, Miami opener of Paul McCartney's "US" tour will be released on the DVD "The Space Within US" Nov. 14 via A&E Home Video. The Sept. 16, 2005, Miami opener of Paul McCartney's "US" tour will be released on the DVD "The Space…

  18. The Garage Girls A Go-Go

    October 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Well, it's the second time around and we just finished five shows on the West Coast. Well, it’s the second time around and we just finished five shows on the West Coast. Here we are again in Fargo, North Dakota at a service station getting the oil and filters changed on our two buses. No…

  19. Army Of Anyone Says Hello With 'Goodbye'

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Army Of Anyone, a new rock act featuring Filter's Richard Patrick and Stone Temple Pilots principals Robert and Dean DeLeo, is introducing itself with the single "Goodbye," which is No. 21 this week o Army Of Anyone, a new rock act featuring Filter's Richard Patrick and…

  20. The Panic Channel

    September 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT This is not a test. It’s time to tune into the Panic Channel. This is not a test. It's time to tune into the Panic Channel. Although Dave Navarro is best known as the outspoken wingman on the CBS reality series "Rock Star: Supernova" these days, the former Jane's Addiction…

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