1. Coldplay To Hit North America In August

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay has confirmed dates for its summer North American tour. Coldplay has confirmed dates for its summer North American tour. The run in support of the band's forthcoming album, " X&Y " (Capitol), will open Aug. 2 in Toronto and close Sept. 30 in Bristow, Va. Rilo Kiley…

  2. Billboard Bits: Rev. Run, Duran Duran, 46664 Arctic

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Rev. Run, Duran Duran, 46664 Arctic Run-DMC's Reverend Run will open his home to MTV cameras for the new reality series "Run's House." The show will hit the airwaves at the end of the year and was brought to MTV by Sean "P. Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy TV…

  3. Faithfull Going Orchestral For U.K. Fest

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Marianne Faithfull will unveil "Symphony Under the Spire," collaboration between the Sarum Orchestra, a 60-voice choir and her band, when she headlines the U.K.'s Salisbury International Arts Festival Marianne Faithfull will unveil "Symphony Under the Spire,"…

  4. Tunes On TV

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 16-22, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, MAY 16 "TRL: Prom Week," MTV Featured artist: Ciara. "VH1 All Access: More Awesome Celeb Beefs," VH1 Featured artists: Elton John, Madonna, R. Kelly, George Michael, Nick…

  5. U2 Shoot DVD At Chicago Run

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U2 filmed two of the shows during its four-night run earlier this month in Chicago for future DVD release, according to the band's official Web site. The gigs were overseen by director Hamish Hamilton U2 filmed two of the shows during its four-night run earlier this month in Chicago for…

  6. A Spoon-ful Of Success

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After Spoon's 2002 album "Kill the Moonlight" moved close to 84,000 copies in the United States, the Austin, Texas-based indie rock act fielded offers from majors and indies alike. But frontman Britt Daniel says the band concluded…

  7. This Day in Music

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Indianapolis residents get more than they bargain for after an unknown person empties the sewage tank from rapper Twista's tour bus onto downtown McCrea Street. The artist is in town to 2004 - Indianapolis residents get more than they bargain for after an…

  8. Audioslave Captures Cuba Visit For DVD

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When Audioslave took the stage May 6 at Havana's outdoor Anti-Imperialist Tribunal to play a free show, guitarist Tom Morello admits he didn't know what to expect. "We had no idea if it was going to b When Audioslave took the stage May 6 at Havana's outdoor Anti…

  9. Jackson's Former Lawyer Appears At Trial

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's former attorney, Mark Geragos, arrived at the pop star's child molestation trial today (May 13) and was expected to testify in response to a defense subpoena. Michael Jackson's former attorney, Mark Geragos, arrived at the pop star's child molestation…

  10. Gov't Mule Plans Free EP, Tour

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With a slate of summer tour dates confirmed, Gov't Mule is planning to extend the life of its' 2004 album "Deja Voodoo" with the release of a free five-song EP. With a slate of summer tour dates confirmed, Gov't Mule is planning to extend the life of its' 2004…

  11. Manics Look To The Past, Plan For Future

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Manic Street Preachers are seven studio albums into an illustrious career, but the Welsh rock act currently seems to be embracing the past as it heads into the future. The Manic Street Preachers are seven studio albums into an illustrious career, but the Welsh rock act currently seems to…

  12. This Day in Music

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Devoted fans of Madonna wait in the rain outside Wyndham's Theatre to cheer on the 43-year-old performer in her first London stage performance in the show "Up for Grabs." Seats for the p 2002 - Devoted fans of Madonna wait in the rain outside Wyndham&…

  13. Indigo Girls Unearth 'Rarities,' Plan Tour

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock duo the Indigo Girls have dipped into their archives for "Rarities," an 18-track set due June 14 via Legacy. Rock duo the Indigo Girls have dipped into their archives for "Rarities," an 18-track set due June 14 via Legacy. The album is highlighted by the previously…

  14. 'Hollaback' Holds Off 'Oh' At No. 1

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gwen Stefani holds onto the Billboard Hot 100 crown for a third week with "Hollaback Girl" despite a strong contender in Ciara's "Oh" featuring Ludacris, which inches closer to the summit with a 3-2 m Gwen Stefani holds onto the Billboard Hot 100 crown for a third…

  15. Q&A: Chayanne

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After a 20-year career and 12 studio albums, Puerto Rican singer Chayanne is one of the undisputed icons of Latin pop. Often referred to as a heartthrob, Chayanne is much more. He is a relentless performer whose last world tour spanned more than…

  16. Billboard Bits: 'Six Feet Under,' Buffett, 'Early Show'

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Six Feet Under,' Buffett, 'Early Show' New, as-yet-untitled tracks from Interpol and the Arcade Fire will lead the soundtrack to the HBO series "Six Feet Under: Everything Ends." Due June 21 via Astralwerks, two weeks after the new season of the show…

  17. B&E: Aqualung

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Aqualung. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. NOT JETHRO TULL, MY FRIEND: "WE@VE BEEN F***ING KIDDNA_PED," writes Aqualung&…

  18. Sleater-Kinney Ready To Rock On 'Woods' Tour

    May 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sleater-Kinney guitarist/vocalist Corin Tucker says the inspiration behind the indie rock trio's seventh album, "The Woods," its first for Sub Pop, can be traced to the experience of opening for Pearl Sleater-Kinney guitarist/vocalist Corin Tucker says the inspiration behind…

  19. Andre 3000 Pacts With Nickelodeon

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Outkast rapper Andre 3000 says kids' movies need to be edgier -- and he plans to make it happen through a new deal with Nickelodeon and MTV. Outkast rapper Andre 3000 says kids' movies need to be edgier -- and he plans to make it happen through a new deal with Nickelodeon and MTV. …

  20. Neverland Manager Speaks At Jackson Trial

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The property manager at Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch testified today (May 10) that he was never ordered to hold captive the family of the boy accusing the pop star of child molestation. The property manager at Michael Jackson's Neverland ranch testified today (May 10) that he…

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