1. Mastodon Conquers Major-Label Deadlines, Album Leak

    September 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Metal quartet Mastodon barely has a week to recover from a European tour Europe before hitting the road again in support of its third full-length, "Blood Mountain," due Sept. 12. Metal quartet Mastodon barely has a week to recover from a European tour Europe before hitting the road…

  2. Early Bach Manuscripts Reveal Teenage Talent

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Previously unknown manuscripts by Johann Sebastian Bach, recently discovered in Germany, prove that the prolific German composer was a virtuoso even as a teenager, researchers said in Berlin today (Au Previously unknown manuscripts by Johann Sebastian Bach, recently discovered in Germany,…

  3. This Day in Music

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit "Take Your Time (Do It Right)," is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Carl Wayne, the former lead…

  4. KAADA, "Music for Moviebikers"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT It's too bad Norwegian sound clasher Kaada wasn't making music 40 or 50 years ago, because he would've given Ennio Morricone and John Barry a serious run for their money. It's too bad Norwegian sound clasher Kaada wasn't making music 40 or 50 years ago, because he…

  5. FERNANDO, "Enter to Exit"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Portland is home to one of the most intriguing sounds of the past 20 years of new rock. Portland is home to one of the most intriguing sounds of the past 20 years of new rock. It's a hazy waltz of Liverpudlian rolls and Topanga Canyon-esque waves that stands as a fitting testament to the…

  6. NOMADIC, "Back to the Beat: Old-School Classics Remixed"

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT These days, just about anyone with an iMac and a free night can remix, deconstruct or mash-up, but though that access has made the game more democratic, the rules remain the same: Anyone can make a be These days, just about anyone with an iMac and a free night can remix, deconstruct or mash…

  7. Corey Miller Ordered Into Home Confinement

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT An appearance by Corey Miller at a Hurricane Katrina documentary premiere in New Orleans has led a judge to put the rapper on full home confinement until his second trial on a second-degree murder cha An appearance by Corey Miller at a Hurricane Katrina documentary premiere in New Orleans has…

  8. Deerhoof Avoiding The Past On New Album

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Deerhoof is putting the finishing touches on its next album, due Jan. 23 via Kill Rock Stars. Deerhoof is putting the finishing touches on its next album, due Jan. 23 via Kill Rock Stars. The as-yet-untitled set will hit stores just over a year after the release of the acclaimed "The…

  9. Brooks & Dunn, Paisley Lead CMA Nominations

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brooks & Dunn and Arista Nashville labelmate Brad Paisley dominated the field with six nominations each for the 40th annual Country Music Association awards, which will be held Nov. 6 in Nashville Brooks & Dunn and Arista Nashville labelmate Brad Paisley dominated the field with six…

  10. Deftones Unfazed By Long Road To New CD

    August 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT It's been three years since the Deftones released their last album of all-new material. But guitarist Stephen Carpenter says the group wasn't sweating the long wait for the new "Saturday Night Wrist." It's been three years since the Deftones released their last album…

  11. Love! Boys In Mascara

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT I love emo. There, I said it. Emo, emo, emo. I love emo. There, I said it. Emo, emo, emo. (Trade secret: If I love a genre, it usually means that said genre has morphed into pure, delicious pop.) By far the best band of the broody bunch is Panic! At The Disco and I'm here to say that it&…

  12. Rhino Boxes Up Sinatra's 'Vegas' Sojourns

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Five previously unreleased Frank Sinatra concerts taped in Las Vegas throughout his storied career have been collected for the boxed set "Sinatra: Vegas," due Nov. 7 via Rhino. Five previously unreleased Frank Sinatra concerts taped in Las Vegas throughout his storied career have…

  13. More Depeche Mode Reissues On The Way

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rhino's Depeche Mode reissue series will continue Oct. 3 with 1982's "A Broken Flame," the 1984 breakthrough "Some Great Reward" and 1993's "Songs of Faith and Devotion," the band's lone Billboard 200 Rhino's Depeche Mode reissue series…

  14. Stars Salute New Orleans With Benefit Show

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ticket sales have been far from spectacular, but Ivan Neville says performing at the same Hurricane Katrina anniversary concert as Stevie Wonder tonight (Aug. 29) in New Orleans is going to be incredi Ticket sales have been far from spectacular, but Ivan Neville says performing at the same…

  15. Foxy Brown Pleads Guilty To Assault

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Foxy Brown pleaded guilty yesterday (Aug. 28) to misdemeanor assault charges stemming from a fight with salon workers over a manicure. Rapper Foxy Brown pleaded guilty yesterday (Aug. 28) to misdemeanor assault charges stemming from a fight with salon workers over a manicure. The plea…

  16. 35OnTV

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 28 "Today," NBC Featured Artist(s): Harry Connick Jr "Tavis Smiley," PBS Featured Artist(s): Elvis Costello, Allen Toussaint. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist(s): Zero 7, Jose…

  17. XTC's Partridge Combs Archives For Mammoth Box

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT XTC leader Andy Partridge recently combed his vaults and discovered an exorbitant amount of rarities and outtakes, resulting in the Oct. 10th release of the nine-disc box "The Fuzzy Warbles Collectors XTC leader Andy Partridge recently combed his vaults and discovered an exorbitant…

  18. Nickel Creek Going On Hiatus, Just Not Yet

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Nickel Creek will begin an indefinite hiatus in late 2007, Billboard.com has learned. The bluegrass-leaning trio will remain active on the road up until that point, but will amicably part ways afterwa Nickel Creek will begin an indefinite hiatus in late 2007, Billboard.com has learned. The…

  19. Beyonce, Snow Patrol Rule U.K. Charts

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Beyonce achieved her second solo U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Aug. 27), climbing from last week's entry position of No. 21 with "Deja Vu" featuring Jay-Z (Columbia). Beyonce achieved her second solo U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (Aug. 27), climbing from last week's entry…

  20. This Day in Music

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Dani Grace Jackson is born at Baptist Hospital in Nashville. The baby girl - weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measuring 21 inches long - is the third daughter for father Alan Jackson and 2005 - Green Day continues its charmed year by dominating the 2005 MTV Video…

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