1. Collaborations Highlight Tibet House Benefit

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ray Davies jammed with the Black Keys, Nellie McKay harmonized with Trey Anastasio and Philip Glass tickled the ivories behind Lou Reed last night (Feb. 9) at the 15th annual Tibet House Benefit conce Ray Davies jammed with the Black Keys, Nellie McKay harmonized with Trey Anastasio and…

  2. Appeals Court Questions Jackson Lawyers

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST A California appeals court considering whether to lift some of the secrecy in the Michael Jackson child molestation case questioned lawyers about how to balance the pop singer's right to a fair trial A California appeals court considering whether to lift some of the secrecy in the…

  3. TV On The Radio, Interpol Lead Plug Awards

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST New York-based rock acts TV On The Radio and Interpol took top honors at last night's (Feb. 9) Plug Awards in New York City. TV On The Radio won album of the year for its Touch & Go release "Despe New York-based rock acts TV On The Radio and Interpol took top honors at last…

  4. Kings Of Leon Set Out To Extend Reign To U.S.

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For Kings of Leon, fame is a relative thing. The four-piece rock outfit from Tennessee has achieved platinum sales in the United Kingdom, where the group is a bona fide sensation. The band served as the penultimate act at last summer's…

  5. Billboard Bits: Hydra, Fantomas, Rascal Flatts

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Hydra, Fantomas, Rascal Flatts Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart and noted jam band Particle have teamed up to create Hydra and will launch a U.S. tour April 7 in Santa Cruz. "Hydra is about extreme music," Hart says. "Extreme music for extreme people. I need it!"…

  6. Mellencamp Bringing Donovan On 'Words' Tour

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST John Mellencamp has set the first 15 dates of his Words & Music tour, which comes in support of last year's two-disc hits compilation of the same name. John Mellencamp has set the first 15 dates of his Words & Music tour, which comes in support of last year's two-disc hits…

  7. Wu-Tang To Honor ODB On Posthumous Album

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST The surviving members of the Wu-Tang Clan have regrouped to record a tribute to the late Ol' Dirty Bastard, who died in November while working on his first album since being released from jail in 2003 The surviving members of the Wu-Tang Clan have regrouped to record a tribute to the…

  8. The Raspberries Blossom Once More

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST With a smattering of recent live shows receiving rave reviews, reunited power pop quartet the Raspberries have fans clamoring for a full-fledged tour. With a smattering of recent live shows receiving rave reviews, reunited power pop quartet the Raspberries have fans clamoring for a full…

  9. Success Brings A 'Smile' And New Tunes To Brian Wilson

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Brian Wilson is sitting in his favorite local diner. He orders tuna salad. A woman walks by, stops dead in her tracks and gushes, "Oh, my God, I saw you play at Disney Hall, you were amazing!" He smiles at her and jerks his head to the…

  10. No Doubt, Jay-Z, Ozzy To Play Tsunami Benefit

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST No Doubt, Jay-Z and Ozzy Osbourne are among those who have signed on for a star-packed California concert to raise funds for rebuilding efforts in Southern Asia following December's devastating tsunam No Doubt, Jay-Z and Ozzy Osbourne are among those who have signed on for a star-packed…

  11. Doobie Bros. Drummer Keith Knudsen Dies

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Knudsen, the longtime Doobie Brothers drummer who was part of the band during a string of hits that included "Taking It to the Streets" and "Black Water," died of pneumonia yesterday (Feb. 7). H Keith Knudsen, the longtime Doobie Brothers drummer who was part of the…

  12. Ask Billboard

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Darren Hayes, Madonna and Billboard's Top Comprehensive Albums chart. POP!ULARITY Keith, I am a huge Darren Hayes fan. I know he has a new CD called "The Tension and the Spark." I am interested to know if his new album is…

  13. Billboard Bits: Flaming Lips, Scissor Sisters, 'Reunion'

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Flaming Lips, Scissor Sisters, 'High School Reunion' The Flaming Lips are the focus of the documentary "The Fearless Freaks," which Shout! Factory will release May 17 on DVD. Directed by longtime Lips colleague Bradley Beesley, the film draws from 15 years and 400…

  14. Kravitz To Hit North American Theaters

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lenny Kravitz will begin a North American theater tour April 5 at the Nokia Live Theater in Dallas. Lenny Kravitz will begin a North American theater tour April 5 at the Nokia Live Theater in Dallas. Shows for the 27-date "Electric Church: One Night Only!" outing will go on sale Feb…

  15. RZA Unlocks Wu-Tang's 'Chambers,' Hopes For Tour

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wu-Tang Clan principal RZA says he always viewed music biographies as a "post-career type of thing," but the offer to detail the guiding philosophies behind the pioneering Staten Island-based hip-hop Wu-Tang Clan principal RZA says he always viewed music biographies as a "post…

  16. Soul Brains Unite With A Beastie Boy

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Soul Brains (formerly the Bad Brains) have completed basic tracks for their first all-new studio album since 1995's "God of Love." The Soul Brains (formerly the Bad Brains) have completed basic tracks for their first all-new studio album since 1995's "God of Love.…

  17. Free Grammy Music, Live365/PlanetaTV.com, Greater Media

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Free Grammy-nominated music, Live365's Latin programming partnership with PlanetaTV.com and FREE NOMINEES: It's Grammy week, and that means the music industry hype machine…

  18. Black Crowes To Land At Bonnaroo, Jazz Fest

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST The reunited Black Crowes have been added to the bill for the Bonnaroo festival (June 11 in Manchester, Tenn.) and New Orleans' annual Jazz and Heritage festival (April 22). The reunited Black Crowes have been added to the bill for the Bonnaroo festival (June 11 in Manchester, Tenn.) and…

  19. Billboard Bits: Oasis/Jet, Grateful Dead, Himmelman

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Oasis/Jet, Grateful Dead, Himmelman Oasis has confirmed its first U.S. shows in three years, which will come in support of its as-yet-untitled new studio album , due May 16 internationally via Epic and late May or early June in North America. The band will play Toronto (June 17),…

  20. Los Lobos Readies Live Disc, Spring Tour

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Los Lobos will release its first concert album on March 15 via Mammoth/Hollywood. Los Lobos will release its first concert album on March 15 via Mammoth/Hollywood. "Live at the Fillmore" was taped last year at the famed San Francisco venue, during shows that previously produced a…

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