1. DJ Tiësto Plans Extravagant U.S. Events

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Although his stops will be few, internationally renowned Dutch DJ Tiësto will strive to make a substantial impact with a four-date U.S. tour. Although his stops will be few, internationally renowned Dutch DJ Tiësto will strive to make a substantial impact with a four-date U.S. tour. The…

  2. Bloodshot Celebrates 10 Years Of 'Sin'

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chicago-based roots label Bloodshot Records is plotting a two-disc compilation to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Chicago-based roots label Bloodshot Records is plotting a two-disc compilation to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Acts slated to participate range from Ryan Adams and Alejandro…

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    June 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay Third Time's A Charm? U.K. rock act Coldplay looks to achieve worldwide dominance on its third studio album, "X&Y," due this week via Capitol. First single "Speed of Sound" has already reached No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100. The set will be supported by…

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    June 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT White Stripes Satan's Bed The White Stripes stretch out musically without abandoning the rock on their highly anticipated new album, "Get Behind Me Satan," due this week via Third Man/V2. First single and album opener "Blue Orchid" gets things off to a hard rocking…

  5. Slint Rocks Battle Of The Bands On DVD

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT When the DVD chronicling iconic indie rock act Slint's recent reunion tour hits stores at the end of the year, it will feature a piece of footage not even band members knew existed: a 1987 performance When the DVD chronicling iconic indie rock act Slint's recent reunion tour hits…

  6. Jack & Meg White's Satanic Pact

    June 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The White Stripes have a credo when it comes to promotion of their upcoming album, "Get Behind Me Satan": Less is more. Unlike other platinum-selling rock acts with new albums on the way, the White Stripes have neither a pre-street mini…

  7. Prosecutor: Jackson Targeted Vulnerable Boy

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A prosecutor told jurors during closing arguments of the Michael Jackson trial today (June 2) that the pop star targeted a vulnerable cancer survivor, brought the little boy "into the world of the for A prosecutor told jurors during closing arguments of the Michael Jackson trial today …

  8. White, Benson Make A Racket With Greenhornes

    June 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The project White Stripes vocalist/guitarist Jack White has been working on with singer/songwriter Brendan Benson and Greenhornes bassist Jack Lawrence and drummer Patrick Keeler has been christened t The project White Stripes vocalist/guitarist Jack White has been working on with singer…

  9. White Stripes Unveil North American Dates

    May 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following through on a pledge to not tour North America until later this summer, the White Stripes have revealed an initial round of dates. "In most towns we're trying to find an old theater to play i Following through on a pledge to not tour North America until later this summer,…

  10. Update: NIN, QOTSA To Make Touring Team

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nine Inch Nails have chosen Interscope labelmates Queens Of The Stone Age to open their fall North American arena tour. The itinerary will be announced early next month, according to NIN's official We Nine Inch Nails have chosen Interscope labelmates Queens Of The Stone Age to open their…

  11. Disney, EMI Plan Multiple 'Narnia' Soundtracks

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Walt Disney Studios/Walden Media and EMI Music are teaming to create two soundtracks for "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe." Walt Disney Studios/Walden Media and EMI Music are teaming to create two soundtracks for "The Chronicles of Narnia: The…

  12. Double Down

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Few acts can trot out a Peter Jennings newsreel before a concert and have a hard-rock audience of 6,000 erupt in cheers. For fans of System Of A Down, however, a pre-show report on genocide is as fitting as a guitar solo. It is a Sunday night in…

  13. CBGB Eyeing Last-Ditch Summer Benefit Tour

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT CBGB is hoping to host a 30-date festival of big-name acts this summer in a last-ditch effort to save the legendary punk rock club, founder and owner Hilly Kristal told the handful of journalists and CBGB is hoping to host a 30-date festival of big-name acts this summer in a last-ditch effort…

  14. Reznor: Manager Duped Me Into Bad Contract

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Trent Reznor testified yesterday (May 16) against his longtime manager, saying he was stunned to learn in 2003 that despite millions of dollars in earnings by his band, Nine Inch Nails, he was left wi Trent Reznor testified yesterday (May 16) in New York against his longtime manager, saying…

  15. Thompson Plans Album, Box, Live Releases

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Revered singer/songwriter/guitarist Richard Thompson has an impressive slate of releases planned throughout the rest of 2005, including a new studio album, a five-disc box set and several live CDs and Revered singer/songwriter/guitarist Richard Thompson has an impressive slate of releases…

  16. B&E: Matisyahu

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Matisyahu. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. Reggae, hip-hop and Judaism have found a melting pot in the music of Matisyahu, a…

  17. This Day in Music

    May 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Gravity Kills keyboardist Doug Firley drops a custom-made, spring-loaded keyboard on his hand, shattering the bones in his right ring finger during a show in Allentown, Pa. 2002 - Gravity Kills keyboardist Doug Firley drops a custom-made, spring-loaded keyboard on…

  18. This Day in Music

    May 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Hundreds of admirers line up outside a large suburban Atlanta church to attend the funeral of TLC singer Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, who died in a car crash the week before. 2002 - Hundreds of admirers line up outside a large suburban Atlanta church to attend…

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    May 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Joe Perry Rockin' the Basement Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry didn't have far to travel when it came time to polish the material on his self-titled solo set. Instead of flying across the country or even driving to the other side of his Boston home base, he simply walked down the…

  20. This Day in Music

    April 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>The L.A. recording studios of Ray Charles _ RPM International _ are designated as a historic landmark at a public ceremony. "Thank you all from my heart," Charles tells the audience gath 2004 - The L.A. recording studios of Ray Charles _ RPM International _…

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