1. This Day in Music

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his wife on their property in Franklin, Tenn. While taking a solo run, he hits a tree head-on at a high speed and brea 2002 - Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his…

  2. Andrew Bird & the Mysterious Production of Eggs

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST The CD book to "Andrew Bird & the Mysterious Production of Eggs" pairs Andrew Bird's absorbing lyrics with hilariously warped cartoon illustrations, all in tempo with his brand of prodigal chamber The CD book to "Andrew Bird & the Mysterious Production of Eggs"…

  3. Seemless

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST While Seemless features alumni from new-school metal bands Killswitch Engage and Shadows Fall, its music couldn't sound more different than those outfits. While Seemless features alumni from new-school metal bands Killswitch Engage and Shadows Fall, its music couldn't sound more…

  4. Beck Seeing Triple On 'Guero'

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Due March 29 via Interscope, "Guero" will be released as a standard CD, a double-disc package with two videos and a 5.1 audio mix and a third edition featuring four remixes. In the wake of an unfinished copy of his new album leaking onto the Internet last month, Beck will offer fans…

  5. Billboard Bits: CMT Awards, AIC, C-Murder, Osbourne

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on CMT Awards, AIC, C-Murder, Kelly Osbourne Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Big & Rich and Gretchen Wilson are the first performers confirmed for the 2005 CMT Music Awards. Set for April 11 at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center, the two-hour event will be hosted by comedian…

  6. Lynne 'Suits' Up For New Disc

    February 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST With the help of a Wallflower, a Heartbreaker and others, Shelby Lynne has finished a new album targeted for a spring release. With the help of a Wallflower, a Heartbreaker and others, Shelby Lynne has finished a new album targeted for a spring release. The singer/songwriter created initial…

  7. 06TunesOnTV

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 31-Feb. 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 31 "Making the Video," MTV2 Featured Artist: 50 Cent ("Candy Shop"). "The Bachelorette," ABC Featured Artist: Peter Cincotti. "The Late Show With…

  8. Coldplay, Nine Inch Nails To Headline Coachella

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails will headline the sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 30-May 1 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. The fest will also feature reunion Coldplay and Nine Inch Nails will headline the sixth Coachella Valley Music & Arts…

  9. Hot Product

    January 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: The Lava debut from modern rock act Unwritten Law, "Here's to the Mourning." A new album from veteran vocalist Joe Cocker, "Heart & Soul" (New Door/Universal), featuring guest spots from Eric…

  10. Royksopp Looks To The Future On New Album

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Norwegian electronica duo Royksopp is eyeing a summer release for its as-yet-untitled sophomore album for Astralwerks, Billboard.com can exclusively reveal. Norwegian electronica duo Royksopp is eyeing a summer release for its as-yet-untitled sophomore album for Astralwerks, Billboard.com can…

  11. McCartney Nailing Down North American Tour

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sir Paul McCartney will take advantage of media focus surrounding his halftime performance at Super Bowl XXXIX on Feb. 6 to announce his upcoming tour of North America, sources tell Billboard.com. The Sir Paul McCartney will take advantage of media focus surrounding his halftime performance…

  12. Pearl Jam In No Rush In The Studio

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam has begun work on its eighth studio album in its Seattle homebase. "We're recording but not really putting any pressure for something to actually come out of it," frontman Eddie Vedder told Pearl Jam has begun work on its eighth studio album in its Seattle homebase. …

  13. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Jan. 24-30, 2005).

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Jan. 24-30, 2005). LICK IT UP: A guest judge appearance during last week's "American Idol" premiere caused contestant Mary Roach to proclaim "Mark McGrath is hot." Even after her audition ultimately left her…

  14. Tunes on TV

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 24-30, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 24 "Today," NBC Featured artist: LeAnn Rimes. "The View," ABC Featured artist: Mario (also scheduled: Randy Jackson, Shohreh Aghdashloo). "The Bachelorette,"…

  15. Before the Poison

    January 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Marianne Faithfull collaborated splendidly with Beck and Billy Corgan last time out. This time she works with, among others, PJ Harvey and Nick Cave, who had a songwriting/production hand in eight of Marianne Faithfull collaborated splendidly with Beck and Billy Corgan last time out. This…

  16. Online Leak Won't Delay Beck's 'Guero'

    January 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Beck's new studio album, "Guero," will be released as planned on March 29 via Geffen, despite an unmixed version of the set hitting the Internet last weekend. Beck's new studio album, "Guero," will be released as planned on March 29 via Geffen, despite an unmixed…

  17. Tenacious D Rocks With Vedder, Grohl, Beck

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tenacious D drafted a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its benefit for Asian tsunami relief last night (Jan. 17) at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theatre. The show featured solo sets from Pearl Ja Tenacious D drafted a formidable roster of guests to lend a hand at its benefit for…

  18. 04TunesOnTV

    January 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 17-23, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 17 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: JoJo (also scheduled: Ryan Seacrest, James Denton). "The View," ABC Featured Artist: Jesse McCartney (also…

  19. New Damageplan Recordings May Surface

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Although Damageplan may be finished as a touring entity in the wake of last month's on-stage murder of guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott, another release is likely. Damageplan's lone album was its 20 Although Damageplan may be finished as a touring entity in the wake of…

  20. Billboard Bits: Jones/Dupri, Tenacious D, Tesla

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Jones/Dupri, Tenacious D, Tesla Producers Quincy Jones and Jermaine Dupri have postponed the all-star recording of "We Are the Future," which was to take place on Feb. 14, the day after the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The event would have marked the 20th anniversary of the…

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