1. Hot Product

    October 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Joseph Arthur 'Remain' In Light Singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur crowns a new deal with Vector Recordings with his fourth studio album, "Our Shadows Will Remain." Sessions for the 12-track set began after Arthur gave up his New York apartment and headed for New Orleans with…

  2. Wedren Dances Again With Baby

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As the vocalist/guitarist for late, great rock act Shudder To Think, Craig Wedren gave life to some of the most original, bizarre and inspiring post-punk music of the 1990s. As the vocalist/guitarist for late, great rock act Shudder To Think, Craig Wedren gave life to some of the most…

  3. Dummy

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Still flying under the pop radar after 35 years of rollick and mischief, NRBQ delivers "Dummy," a raw rocking album of 13 tunes bred from spontaneity, humor and good-times gusto. Still flying under the pop radar after 35 years of rollick and mischief, NRBQ delivers "Dummy,"…

  4. Savin' the Honky Tonk

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT If anybody could save the honky-tonk, it's Mark Chesnutt. If anybody could save the honky-tonk, it's Mark Chesnutt. Arguably the purest hardcore country singer to break in the video age, he drops any pretension of being a country pop artist with his debut Vivaton release. This is a…

  5. Costello, Il Sogno

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Through the years, Elvis Costello has dipped his toe into many genres, including classically inclined recordings with the Brodsky Quartet and mezzo-soprano Anne Sofie von Otter. Through the years, Elvis Costello has dipped his toe into many genres, including classically inclined recordings…

  6. Brian Wilson Presents Smile

    October 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Given its mysterious and mythologized history, "Smile," initially intended as the Beach Boys' follow-up to the celebrated "Pet Sounds," is one of the most intriguing releases of 2004, if not the last Given its mysterious and mythologized history, "Smile,"…

  7. Coheed & Cambria Prep For 'Brutal' Tour

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After a successful run on this summer's Vans Warped Tour, the members of Coheed & Cambria are approaching their upcoming 30-date headlining tour with nervous energy. The trek begins tomorrow (Oct. After a successful run on this summer's Vans Warped Tour, the members of Coheed …

  8. Good Charlotte Takes On 'Life And Death'

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I wear black on the outside because that's how I feel on the inside," Good Charlotte's Joel Madden deadpans when describing his romantic outlook. Though it's surprising to hear the lead singer of a multiplatinum pop/punk…

  9. BRMC Changes Directions For Third Album

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rock outfit Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is moving in new musical directions on its first album since leaving Virgin, which is nearing completion, according to bassist/vocalist Robert Turner. He and gu Rock outfit Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is moving in new musical directions on its first…

  10. Ask Billboard

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Nelly, Mis-Teeq, Clay Aiken and more. NELLY'S 'BACK IN BLACK' Hi Keith, I briefly heard a song in a club by Nelly that was mixed with AC/DC's "Back in Black." Do you know what song it is, and what (if any) CD…

  11. Four Dozen Rarities Highlight Bon Jovi Box

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "I Get a Rush," "Miss Fourth of July" and "Garageland" are a few of the previously unreleased cuts which will highlight the forthcoming five-disc box set "100,000,000 Bon Jovi Fans Can't Be Wrong." Du "I Get a Rush," "Miss Fourth of…

  12. Gillard Eyes Solo Release As GBV Wraps

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Longtime guitarist Doug Gillard is preparing the release of his first solo album, "Salamander," due Oct. 19 on Pink Frost/Big Takeover Records. With legendary indie-rock outfit Guided By Voices set to disband at the end of its current tour, longtime guitarist Doug Gillard is…

  13. Keith's Driver Wounded By Gunshot

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A bus driver for country singer Toby Keith was wounded yesterday (Oct. 4) by a gunshot fired into the performer's bus on a freeway in Carrollton, Texas, outside Dallas. A bus driver for country singer Toby Keith was wounded yesterday (Oct. 4) by a gunshot fired into the performer's…

  14. A Smart Start For Green Day

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. With "American Idiot," Green Day is back to rightfully reclaim the punk/pop throne. In the four years since the band's last studio album, "Warning," Green Day has watched groups it has clearly influenced, such as Blink…

  15. VH1 Honors Hip-Hop

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat Joe, MC Hammer and Sugar Hill Gang were among the artists who performed in all-star collaborations last night (Oct. 3) at the inaugural VH1 Hip Hop Honors. Public Enemy, Beastie Boys, Kid Rock, Fat Joe, MC Hammer and Sugar Hill Gang were among the…

  16. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Oct. 4-10)

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Oct. 4-10, 2004). INSIDE HIP-HOP: It's hip-hop's week in the sun as the genre comes under the television microscope from several different angles. VH1 is at the forefront of the looksee, with "And You Don't Stop: 30…

  17. 41TunesOnTV

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 4-10, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 4 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Mase (also scheduled: John Travolta). "And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip Hop - Back in the Day," VH1…

  18. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses 'my' songs, charts and more with readers. OH MY MY Mr. Bronson, Since the top 10 keeps getting more possessive, now with "My Happy Ending" joining "My Boo" and "My Place," I thought I'd drum up "my" list of top 10 …

  19. HOT COUNTRY SINGLES & TRACKS

    October 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/airplay/country.jsp 1. "Days Go By," Keith Urban 2. "SUDS IN THE BUCKET," SARA EVANS 3. "I Hate Everything," George Strait 4. "Here For The Party," Gretchen Wilson 5. "Too Much Of A Good Thing," Alan Jackson Issue date: Oct. 9, 2004…

  20. Parton: 'I'm Never Saying Farewell'

    October 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Having assembled her elaborate Hello, I'm Dolly show, Dolly Parton has made a renewed commitment to touring. Just don't call it a farewell tour. "I never said I retired, I'm never saying farewell," Parton tells Billboard.…

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