1. Guitarist Splits From Sum 41

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sum 41 guitarist Dave Baksh has amicably left the group to concentrate on his own band, Brown Brigade. Sum 41 guitarist Dave Baksh has amicably left the group to concentrate on his own band, Brown Brigade. "He was sick of this whole life and would have more fun playing in his own classic…

  2. Domingo In No Mood For Swan Song

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Placido Domingo is looking ahead to life after singing, but the Spanish tenor has no plans for an operatic swan song just yet. Placido Domingo is looking ahead to life after singing, but the Spanish tenor has no plans for an operatic swan song just yet. One of the world's most famous…

  3. Billboard Bits: Intonation, Pearl Jam/Kings Of Leon, Clapton

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT News on Intonation, Pearl Jam/Kings Of Leon, Clapton Rapper Ghostface Killah and reclusive underground rock hero Roky Erickson have joined the bill for the Intonation Music Festival, which will be held June 24-25 in Chicago's Union Park. For Erickson, this will be his first performance…

  4. 19OnTV

    May 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 8 - 14, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 8 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Nick Lachey (also scheduled: Mary Cheney, Josh Lucas, Charles Gibson, Diane Sawyer). "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): A.F.I., Lindsay Lohan. "The Tonight Show…

  5. This Day in Music

    April 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Georgia rockers Third Day take top honors at the 32nd annual Gospel Music Assn. Dove Awards, presented at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. The act wins five honors: rock recorded song, 2005 - Erika Jo Heriges, an 18-year-old high school senior, is named the…

  6. ISLANDS, "Return to the Sea"

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT You cannot deny the indelible footprint the Elephant Six collective left on the indie pop landscape in the last half of the '90s. You cannot deny the indelible footprint the Elephant Six collective left on the indie pop landscape in the last half of the '90s. But if your…

  7. Q&A: Rascal Flatts

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Rascal Flatts has achieved in six short years what many acts can only hope for in the length of a career. Rascal Flatts has achieved in six short years what many acts can only hope for in the length of a career. In addition to numerous awards, the band has sold more than 8.8 million records,…

  8. Näshville Rock City

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Bon Jovi wins its first CMT Award and locks keep getting longer in Nashville, a former hair-metal junkie investigates. Turn on CMT and wait for a video by Keith Urban, Jack Ingram, Big and Rich or Rockie Lynne. Mute the volume. Now unearth your '80s hair-metal collection from the…

  9. This Day in Music

    April 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Pop star George Michael is arrested for investigation of engaging in misdemeanor lewd conduct. The arrest is made at Will Rogers Park in Beverly Hills, Calif., after an undercover office 2004 - Nick and Mary Yankovic, the parents of "Weird Al" Yankovic, die…

  10. This Day in Music

    April 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>When Trisha Yearwood makes a visit to Sesame Street, the Country Music Association female vocalist of the year gets to rub shoulders with a major childhood influence. "As a child," she e 2005 - With the votes in and the slime poured, Usher, Avril Lavigne…

  11. If You Like You Can Buy The 'Ring'

    April 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Morrissey returns to a thicker, more rock-driven sound on his ninth solo album, "Ringleader of the Tormentors," due this week via Attack/Sanctuary. Morrissey returns to a thicker, more rock-driven sound on his ninth solo album, "Ringleader of the Tormentors," due this week…

  12. Rock Acts Have 'Superman' On The Brain

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST Artists like the Academy Is..., Jack's Mannequin and American Hi-Fi have contributed songs to "Sound of Superman," due May 23 via Rhino. Artists like the Academy Is..., Jack's Mannequin and American Hi-Fi have contributed songs to "Sound of Superman," due May 23…

  13. Jessica Simpson Shifts To Epic

    March 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Simpson's as-yet-untitled ew set is expected before the year's end, but in the meantime, a source says an R&B-oriented first single is "not far away at all." Jessica Simpson has shifted from Columbia, for which she's recorded since 1999, to Epic Records. As…

  14. Early Manilow Albums Expanded For Reissue

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Three of Barry Manilow's early hit albums will be reissued in expanded form May 9 via Legacy/Arista. 1974's "Manilow II," 1975's "Tryin' To Get the Feeling" and 1978's "Even Now" will each feature two Three of Barry Manilow's early…

  15. Neil Young Offers Creative Insight At SXSW

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Neil Young provided South by Southwest attendees with rare insight into his songwriting genius during a touching, inspirational keynote conversation yesterday (March 16). Neil Young provided South by Southwest attendees with rare insight into his songwriting genius during a touching,…

  16. Langford's Art Skewers Neo-Nashville

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. Sebastian. It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. Sebastian. This astonishing graphic and…

  17. Grandmaster Flash, Public Enemy Spice Up 'Driver'

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Grandmaster Flash and Public Enemy are among the acts contributing new music to the in-game soundtrack for Atari's "Driver: Parallel Lines," which will hit stores March 14 for Playstation 2 and Xbox. Grandmaster Flash and Public Enemy are among the acts contributing new music…

  18. Chart Beat Chat

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST Fred discusses song origins, Mariah Carey, U.S. geography, birthdates, Ed Cobb and Kristine W with readers. BET THE NANNY OF McPHEE WOULD HAVE KNOWN Dear Fred, I have noticed that the younger generation in the entertainment field has no knowledge of musical history, regardless of genre. That…

  19. Franti Preps Album, Film, Book Releases

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two of the most pivotal and event-filled years in the life of lauded singer/songwriter Michael Franti will culminate in June with the simultaneous release of a new studio disc with Spearhead and a doc Two of the most pivotal and event-filled years in the life of lauded singer/songwriter…

  20. Led Zeppelin 1968-1980: The Story Of A Band And Their Music (continued)

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Led Zeppelin may have disbanded in 1980, but the band's legacy lives on. Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham always insisted that the music they made, onstage or in the studio, w To do so required iron-clad concentration, and this level of performance can be seen in…

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