1. Alanis Going Acoustic On Summer Tour

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As exclusively revealed here last month, Alanis Morissette will embark on her first acoustic tour this summer in support of a newly recorded acoustic edition of her landmark 1995 debut album, "Jagged As exclusively revealed here last month, Alanis Morissette will embark on her first…

  2. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    April 08, 2005 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. "Beauty From Pain," Superchic[k] 2. "Mis Corridos Consentidos," Vicente Fernandez 3. "Celtic Woman," Celtic Woman 4. "SILENT ALARM," BLOC PARTY 5. "One Church," Kurt Carr Project Issue date: April 16, 2005 News…

  3. 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…

  4. One Church

    April 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kurt Carr and his seven-voice ensemble return from a long hiatus following their near-platinum, 2000 breakthrough "Awesome Wonder." The classically trained but ever streetwise Carr, who wrote 11 of th Kurt Carr and his seven-voice ensemble return from a long hiatus following their…

  5. NEVERMIND: CLASSIC ALBUM

    April 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST Near the beginning of the documentary "Nevermind: Classic Album," former DGC A&R exec Gary Gersh summarizes the restlessness of the early '90s: "I think there was a whole generation of people that Near the beginning of the documentary "Nevermind: Classic Album,…

  6. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    April 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. "Room To Breath," ZOEgirl 2. "One Church," Kurt Carr Project 3. "SILENT ALARM," BLOC PARTY 4. "In Motion," Copeland 5. "Picaresque," Decemberists Issue date: April 9, 2005 News …

  7. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "Peacekeeper," on the NBC series "Third Watch." The song, which premieres at the end of the episode, is off the group's album "Say Yo 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a…

  8. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyrotechnic ignites soundproofing foam around the stage. The fire quickly spreads, killin 2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island…

  9. Amos Embarking On Solo Piano Tour

    February 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Tori Amos has confirmed plans to open a solo piano tour April 1 in Clearwater, Fla. The month-long Original Sinsuality theater outing has 14 confirmed dates, closing April 25 in Los Angeles. Tori Amos has confirmed plans to open a solo piano tour April 1 in Clearwater, Fla. The month-long…

  10. Love Reaches Plea Bargains In Assault, Drug Cases

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love pleaded no contest yesterday (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles to an assault charge related to an incident at the home of an ex-boyfriend. Later in the day, she pleaded guilty to a drug count ste Courtney Love pleaded no contest yesterday (Feb. 10) in Los Angeles to an assault charge…

  11. 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…

  12. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer Brit Award revoked after officials realize she isn't that new after all. The singer's song "Thank You" was made famous as the backin 2002 - Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer…

  13. U.S. Cities Host Big New Year's Eve Shows

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square consists of little more than confetti and a sparkling ball, live music is playing a part in many cel Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in…

  14. Billboard Bits: Diffie, 112, 'Sisters In The Spirit'

    December 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Joe Diffie, 112 and the 'Sisters In The Spirit' tour. Joe Diffie's 1994 hit "Pickup Man" gets new life in commercials for Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar. A rewritten, re-recorded version of the song is being used to advertise the Overland Park…

  15. Billboard Bits: Love, Sigur Ros, Crooked Fingers

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Courtney Love, Sigur Ros, Crooked Fingers Reports that Courtney Love is writing a tell-all autobiography are untrue, according to the artist's representatives. "Courtney Love has received numerous offers to write her autobiography," her spokesperson tells Billboard.com.…

  16. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Dec. 13-19)

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Dec. 13-19, 2004). ICE, ICE, BABY: Logically, winter conjures up thoughts of snow and ice. It's the latter that is surprisingly prevalent through a pair of specials airing this weekend. On Saturday, romantic opera is the focus of …

  17. 51TunesOnTV

    December 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 13-19, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 13 "The Tony Danza Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Hayley Westenra (also scheduled: Anjelica Houston, Michael McKean). "Playlistism," MTV2 Featured artists: Ying Yang…

  18. With the Lights Out

    December 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Icon, drug addict, voice of a generation, self-loathing slacker: The late Kurt Cobain was all this and more during his too brief 27 years on earth. In between, the music he forged with Nirvana just ha Icon, drug addict, voice of a generation, self-loathing slacker: The late Kurt Cobain was…

  19. Hot Product

    November 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Nirvana Smells Like Nirvana The long-in-the-works Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out" takes a chronological look at the Kurt Cobain-led band's brief but enormously influential career, beginning with a Led Zeppelin cover from its debut show in 1987 to Cobain solo acoustic…

  20. Love Pleads Not Guilty In Assault Case

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love pleaded not guilty today (Nov. 10) in Los Angeles to a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon, stemming from a confrontation with a woman at her ex-boyfriend's house. Courtney Love pleaded not guilty today (Nov. 10) in Los Angeles to a felony charge of assault with a…

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