1. Ween Gets Its Groove On With Crazy Frog Producer

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ween has tried on just about every genre of music in its 20-plus years of existence, but never before has the Pennsylvania duo embraced the dancefloor quite like on "Friends," the title track of a new Ween has tried on just about every genre of music in its 20-plus years of…

  2. Ahmet Ertegun: Reflections From A Music Icon

    February 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST The late Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music business who also was active at the birth of R&B, rock'n'roll and all the pop fashions since. What follows Ahmet Ertegun was the link, the most prominent executive of the modern-day music…

  3. This Day in Music

    January 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago." The singer portrays slick lawyer Billy Flynn, replacing Billy Zane. 2003 - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining the cast of "Chicago."…

  4. Ween Re-Teaming With Producer Weiss For New CD

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Ween is re-teaming with longtime producer Andrew Weiss for its next studio album, which, as previously reported, it plans to record in a 200-year-old farmhouse in Pennsylvania. The set is due sometime Ween is re-teaming with longtime producer Andrew Weiss for its next studio album, which, as…

  5. Brewer's 'Moan' Howls North Mississippi Blues

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST The importance of music in Craig Brewer's new film "Black Snake Moan" is telegraphed by some key billing: Mississippi bluesman Son House, who died in 1988, receives a featured screen credit. The importance of music in Craig Brewer's new film "Black Snake Moan" is…

  6. 48OnTV

    November 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2006. MONDAY, NOV. 27 "Dew Circuit Breakout Challenge," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Zolof The Rock & Roll Destroyer, Brandtson. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): Tom Waits (also scheduled: Kate…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Rock band Powderfinger dominates the 15th annual Australian Record Industry Association awards with six victories at Sydney's Capitol Theatre.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat…

  8. Syd Barrett Home Attracting Huge Interest

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The former home of Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett, who died in July, has attracted huge interest from potential buyers undeterred by the reclusive singer's patchy home improvement efforts. The former home of Pink Floyd founder Syd Barrett, who died in July, has attracted huge interest…

  9. Changing 'Times'

    August 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT You may have seen the recent photos of Bob Dylan looking uncannily like Charlie Chaplin, and his 44th album shares a title with Chaplin's 1936 largely silent classic about automation, big business and You may have seen the recent photos of Bob Dylan looking uncannily like Charlie Chaplin…

  10. This Day in Music

    August 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1996 - </b>Composer David Tudor dies at the age of 70.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2000 - As Andy Griggs waits to open a show for Reba McEntire at the Milwaukee State Fair, he gets quite a surprise. A local radio DJ asks the crowd to…

  11. Dylan Sets Album Track List, Inspires NYC Tribute

    July 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan has finalized the track list for his new album, "Modern Times," due Aug. 29 via Columbia. Four of the 10 cuts push the six-minute mark, including the nearly eight-minute "Spirit on the Water Bob Dylan has finalized the track list for his new album, "Modern Times,…

  12. Boy George Avoids Jail Time In Drug Flap

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Boy George won't be going back to jail after all. A New York judge today vacated a warrant for the artist's arrest and told the former Culture Club singer he will let him complete a non-jail sentence Boy George won't be going back to jail after all. A New York judge today (June…

  13. New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival / April 28-30, 2006 / New Orleans (Fair Grounds)

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the 37th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the cherished annual roots and rock gathering that almost didn't happen, emotions were as turbulent as the floodwaters that ravaged this historic c For the 37th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, the cherished annual roots and…

  14. Boy George Gets Rehab In Drug Case

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Boy George, in a plea bargain deal that spared him possible jail time, agreed today (March 8) to enter a drug rehabilitation program and perform community service to resolve his arrest last year on a Boy George, in a plea bargain deal that spared him possible jail time, agreed today (March 8)…

  15. 41st Academy of Country Music Awards - Final Nominees

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Final nominees for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 23 in Las Vegas. Below are the final nominees for the 41st Academy of Country Music Awards, to be handed out May 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, in a ceremony airing live on CBS. ALBUM OF THE YEAR…

  16. Slayer Regroups With Rubin, Plots Summer Tour

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Slayer has reteamed with longtime collaborator Rick Rubin to executive produce its first new album with its four original members since 1990's "Seasons in the Abyss." Slayer has reteamed with longtime collaborator Rick Rubin to executive produce its first new album with its…

  17. Boy George Vows To Fight Drug Charges

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer Boy George is innocent and will fight the drug possession charges he faces in New York, which could result in 15 years in prison if he is convicted, his lawyer said today (Feb. 1). Singer Boy George is innocent and will fight the drug possession charges he faces in New York, which…

  18. This Day in Music

    January 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, on probation for a 1997 heroin case, is arrested and faces a hearing for failing to provide a urine sample to his live-in drug treatment cente 2003 - Backstreet Boys member Kevin Richardson makes his Broadway debut joining…

  19. Ween Recording New Album In Farmhouse

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rock duo Ween will continue work on its next studio album at a new studio set up in a 200-year-old farmhouse in Pennsylvania. Rock duo Ween will continue work on its next studio album at a new studio set up in a 200-year-old farmhouse in Pennsylvania. "I think it's like the fourth…

  20. Boy George Court Hearing Postponed

    December 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST A Manhattan judge has adjourned a court appearance by Boy George on narcotics charges until next year. A Manhattan judge has adjourned a court appearance by Boy George on narcotics charges until next year. The singer was said to be in England. Criminal Court Judge Patricia Nunez granted the…

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