1. Stills Preps First Solo CD In 14 Years

    June 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Stephen Stills' first solo album since 1991's "Stills Alone" will arrive Aug. 9 via Pyramid. Stephen Stills' first solo album since 1991's "Stills Alone" will arrive Aug. 9 via Pyramid. The 13-track "Man Alive" finds the artist augmented on…

  2. This Day in Music

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>U2 frontman Bono tries to persuade European Union ministers to extend debt relief programs for the world's poorest countries when he addresses a special meeting in Dublin. 2004 - U2 frontman Bono tries to persuade European Union ministers to extend debt relief…

  3. Oasis Tops U.K. Singles Chart

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "Lyla" (Big Brother) gave Oasis its seventh No. 1 U.K. single yesterday (May 22), ending Akon's two-week run at the top with "Lonely" (Universal). Meanwhile, veteran dance act Faithless scored an inst "Lyla" (Big Brother) gave Oasis its seventh No. 1 U.K.…

  4. Gorillaz Gearing Up For Live Shows

    May 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT "As for the show itself, it would be one where the lights never come up," group member Damon Albarn (aka 2D) tells Billboard. To support its sophomore album, " Demon Days ," due May 24 via Virgin, the cartoon band is in the planning stages for how to present the material…

  5. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert with Buena Vista Social Club bassist Cachaito Lopez in Basel, Switzerland. Gonzalez collapses shortly after perf 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert…

  6. Costa Preps New Set, Joins Kravitz Tour

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nikka Costa has set a May 24 release for her second Virgin album, "can'tneverdidnothin'," which was originally expected last year. Nikka Costa has set a May 24 release for her second Virgin album, "can'tneverdidnothin'," which was originally expected…

  7. Coxon In The Mood For 'Love' On New Album

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Blur guitarist Graham Coxon is busy recording the follow-up to "Happiness in Magazines," released earlier this year via Astralwerks. Former Blur guitarist Graham Coxon is busy recording the follow-up to "Happiness in Magazines," released earlier this year via…

  8. This Day in Music

    March 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Blur plays a surprise show at the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. In addition to being one of the group's first ever performances without guitarist Graham Coxon, who 2003 - Blur plays a surprise show at the South By Southwest music festival…

  9. This Day in Music

    March 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker breaks his right foot while in Australia, forcing the cancellation of the band's planned tour of the continent, as well as several shows in Japan and two 2004 - Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker breaks his right foot while in…

  10. Velvet Revolver Reloads For Spring Tour

    March 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver will graduate to arena-level shows on its spring tour, which begins March 19 in Phoenix and will run through late May. During a short break in mid-April, the quint Hard rock supergroup Velvet Revolver will graduate to arena-level shows on its spring tour,…

  11. 22-20s Prepare To Take On North America

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Seven months after its U.K. release by Heavenly, the 22-20s self-titled debut will finally arrive in North America on April 19 via Astralwerks. Seven months after its U.K. release by Heavenly, the 22-20s self-titled debut will finally arrive in North America on April 19 via Astralwerks. The…

  12. Billboard Bits: Fuji Rock, Willie Nelson, Cinderella

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Fuji Rock, Willie Nelson, Cinderella Sigur Ros, Mercury Rev, the Pogues, the reunited Dinosaur Jr. and Fatboy Slim are among the first acts to sign on for Japan's annual Fuji Rock Festival. The event will be held July 29-31 at the Naeba Ski Resort about 2 hours outside Tokyo.…

  13. 47th Annual Grammy Awards Winners

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST Winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Below are the winners of the 47th annual Grammy Awards, presented Feb. 13, 2005, at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the Staples Center. Record Of The Year …

  14. U.K. Stars Sign On For Cancer Benefits

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Franz Ferdinand, Keane, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant and Roger Daltrey are among the acts confirmed to perform at the annual Teenage Cancer Trust benefit, to be held April 4-8 at London's Royal Albert H Franz Ferdinand, Keane, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant and Roger Daltrey are among the acts…

  15. Kravitz To Hit North American Theaters

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Lenny Kravitz will begin a North American theater tour April 5 at the Nokia Live Theater in Dallas. Lenny Kravitz will begin a North American theater tour April 5 at the Nokia Live Theater in Dallas. Shows for the 27-date "Electric Church: One Night Only!" outing will go on sale Feb…

  16. Billboard Bits: McEntire/Paisley, the Used, Coxon

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on McEntire/Paisley, the Used, Coxon Reba McEntire and Brad Paisley will team up as co-headliners, along with Terri Clark as a special guest, on the Two Hats and a Redhead tour. The tour begins April 15 in Virginia Beach, Va., and before its conclusion in mid-June, will cover some 25…

  17. U.K. Acts To Descend On SXSW

    January 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST A U.K. new talent showcase will be sponsored by BBC Radio 2 and its digital station, 6 Music, in conjunction with the British Phonographic Industry. A second showcase will be aired in the United Kingd There will be a significantly upgraded British presence at this year's South By…

  18. 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…

  19. TV

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 10-16, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JAN. 10 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Jimmy Buffett (also scheduled: Nicole Kidman). "10th Annual Critics' Choice Awards," The WB Featured…

  20. This Day in Music

    January 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Venerable Chicago club Lounge Ax opens its last week of business with a bang, thanks to a surprise appearance by rock quartet Wilco. The group plays a two-and-a-half hour set before a ca 2000 - Venerable Chicago club Lounge Ax opens its last week of business with a…

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