1. 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,…

  2. 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…

  3. 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.…

  4. 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 …

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. This Day in Music

    January 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Zac Foley, bassist with the highly successful early 1990s British modern rock act EMF, dies at the age of 31. 2002 - Zac Foley, bassist with the highly successful early 1990s British modern rock act EMF, dies at the age of 31. 2002 - Composer/band leader/pianist and…

  13. Graham Coxon, Gnomoradio

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Tangled Web: A weekly column featuring intriguing online music-related issues & destinations. This Week: Graham Coxon and Gnomoradio. BLUR WITH BRUSHES: Former Blur guitarist Graham Coxon's fifth solo album, "Happiness in Magazines," is due Jan. 25 in the United States via…

  14. THE TANGLED WEB

    December 28, 2004 12:00 AM EST Destinations: Graham Coxon's Art & Gnomoradio /bb/tangledweb/index.jsp News Graham Coxon …

  15. Billboard Bits: Lopez, Disturbed, Wainwright

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Jennifer Lopez, Disturbed and Martha Wainwright. "Get Right," the first single from Jennifer Lopez's forthcoming album, "Rebirth," will get its exclusive first public airing Jan. 2 via AOL Music's "First Listen" (AOL Keyword: First Listen or…

  16. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the Kinks, Shania Twain, Olivia Newton-John and Fantasia with readers. A BAND THAT NEVER HAD ITS 'GREEN' DAY Hi Fred, Like many, "Chart Beat" is always on my Friday "to do list." I know this forum is for covering chart feats, but I have a…

  17. Billboard Bits: Live 105, Jamie O'Neal, Vida Blue

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Live 105's Not So Silent Night concert, Jamie O'Neal and Vida Blue. Modest Mouse, Interpol, Franz Ferdinand, the Killers, Muse and Taking Back Sunday will perform at San Francisco radio station KITS-FM (Live 105)'s Not So Silent Night concert, to be held Dec. 10 at…

  18. Nelly, Hill Join McGraw For NBC Special

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Footage for the hour-long Nov. 24 broadcast of "Tim McGraw: Here and Now" was captured a month ago at pair of performances in Wisconsin that included a few special guests. Tim McGraw's second NBC concert special will air the night before the U.S. Thanksgiving Day holiday.…

  19. 40TunesOnTV

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 27 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Patti Scialfa (also scheduled: Lauren Graham, Peter Boyle). "VH1 All Access: When Stars Get Scammed,"…

  20. Terror Watch Listing Diverts Yusuf Islam Flight

    September 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A London-to-Washington flight was diverted to Maine yesterday (Sept. 21) when it was discovered passenger Yusuf Islam -- formerly known as singer Cat Stevens -- was on a government watch list and barr A London-to-Washington flight was diverted to Maine yesterday (Sept. 21) when it was…

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