1. HorrorPops

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT They're A Lot Of Things, Just Don't Call 'Em Psychobillies When HorrorPops recorded "Bring It On!" (Hellcat/Epitaph), the band's members were basically just looking for an excuse to tour. "We love touring," says vocalist Patricia Day, who also plays the…

  2. Thursday Hits Studio With Dave Fridmann

    September 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Thursday is about to begin work on its next studio album at producer Dave Fridmann's Tarbox Studios in Freedonia, N.Y. Modern rock act Thursday is about to begin work on its next studio album at producer Dave Fridmann's Tarbox Studios in Freedonia, N.Y. The as-yet…

  3. Paul McCartney: Q&A

    August 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The following is excerpted from a 36-page "Billboard Stars: Paul McCartney" special feature that appears in the Sept. 3, 2005, issue of Billboard magazine. Beyond this Q&A, the section boasts a dozen articles examining the former…

  4. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses charts and artists with readers. STILL 'TOGETHER' Hello Fred! Mariah Carey continues to be the chart phenomenon of the year, as this week she sets a new chart [record]. With "We Belong Together" in its 13th week on top of the Hot 100, she now has the…

  5. Immigration Drama Scotches Howe-Squire-White Tour

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The More Drama Tour, a North American outing combining the side projects of three longtime Yes principals, has been canceled due to immigration problems. The More Drama Tour, a North American outing combining the side projects of three longtime Yes principals, has been canceled due to…

  6. Billboard Bits: Maurice White, Queensryche, Little Steven

    July 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Maurice White, Queensryche, Little Steven Earth, Wind & Fire founding member Maurice White has inked with Concord Records for a new solo project which pairs singers and live bands for a reworking of some of his songs. Herb Trawick, White's partner in Kalimba Entertainment,…

  7. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. WONDER MAKES ANDY WONDER Dear Fred, I just heard Alicia Keys' remix of "Karma" (the one which samples heavily from Stevie Wonder's "Superstition"), and that made me wonder: About three years ago, chart policy regarding…

  8. 27TunesOnTV

    June 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 27-July 3, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 27 "Eminem's Making the Ass," |MTV2 Featured artist: Eminem ("Ass Like That"). "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artist: Billy Corgan. "VH1 All…

  9. Billboard, Knitting Factory Form 'Underground' Pact

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In an effort to uncover new talent, Billboard and the Knitting Factory have established a series of unsigned artist showcases for top tier industry tastemakers. In an effort to uncover new talent, Billboard and the Knitting Factory have established a series of unsigned artist showcases for…

  10. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. THE MARIAH AFTERMATH Hi Fred, I love your column and hope it'll once again be included in the print edition -- til then I'll look forward to reading you online. And thanks for suggesting Carrie Underwood…

  11. Yes, Allman Bros. Plan Live Releases

    June 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope. Veteran rock outfits Yes and the Allman Brothers Band are readying vintage live recordings for summer release, although of vastly different scope.…

  12. CHART BEAT CHAT

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers e-mail from readers. WHAT'S NEW, PUSSYCAT DOLLS? Fred, I noticed the 17-spot move that the Pussycat Dolls' "Don't Cha" took to No. 19 [on Billboard's Hot 100' this week and in my curiosity to see what prompted this move, reviewed its…

  13. McCartney Pens 'Urban Furry Tale'

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney has inked with Penguin Young Readers Group for a children's picture book inspired by "Tropic Island Hum," an animated film he helped create. Paul McCartney has inked with Penguin Young Readers Group for a children's picture book inspired by "Tropic…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers e-mail from Billboard.com readers. CHANGING HOT 100 LANDSCAPE Fred, Since the introduction of digital downloads into the Hot 100 formula, there is a lot more movement on the chart and the top 40 is slowly becoming a mix of different genres again. Notably we are seeing a…

  15. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson answers e-mail from Billboard.com readers. ANTHONY VS. BACKSTREET BOYS Hi Fred, I just noticed the sudden resurgence of "Incomplete" on Billboard's Hot 100. Do you think this has something to do with Anthony Fedorov singing this song on "American Idol" a…

  16. Billboard Bits: The Coral, Rob Thomas, Shelby Lynne

    May 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on The Coral, Rob Thomas, Shelby Lynne U.K. rock act the Coral will release its fourth album, "The Invisible Invasion," Aug. 30 in North America via Deltasonic/Columbia. The set was produced by Portishead's Adrian Utley and Geoff Barrow and will arrive May 23…

  17. B&E: Martha Wainwright

    April 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Martha Wainwright. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. With vulnerable vengeance, Martha Wainwright sets herself apart from her…

  18. 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…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Billboard chart changes with readers. WHEN WILL IT POP? Dear Fred, I saw in the print version of Billboard that the Hot 100 will soon incorporate the sale of paid downloads. It's about time! In addition, Billboard will also be producing a Pop 100 chart. That chart…

  20. Expert: 'Lost' Beatles Trove Is Fake

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT It sounded too good to be true and it turns out it probably was. It sounded too good to be true and it turns out it probably was. A long-sought trove of rare Beatles material that reportedly was found last month by a lucky British tourist in Australia remains lost, a leading Beatles expert…

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