1. Motley Crue Singer Pleads Innocent

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Vince Neil has pleaded innocent to a misdemeanor battery charge for allegedly attacking a record producer outside the Rainbow nightclub in West Hollywood. The Motley Crue lead singer was not required Vince Neil has pleaded innocent to a misdemeanor battery charge for allegedly attacking a…

  2. Cash Appears Among 'Kindred Spirits' On Tribute

    July 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Along with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Dwight Yoakam, and Travis Tritt, country legend Johnny Cash appears on his own upcoming tribute album, "Kindred Spirits." Due Sept. 24 from Lucky Along with the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Dwight Yoakam, and Travis…

  3. King, Lang, Diddley On Tap For Doheny Blues Fest

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Blues legends B.B. King and Bo Diddley, as well as contemporary blues stars such as Jonny Lang and Marcia Ball, will be on hand for the Doheny Blues Festival next weekend in Dana Point, Calif. Produce Blues legends B.B. King and Bo Diddley, as well as contemporary blues stars such as Jonny…

  4. 'Bandstand' 50th Gala Grows

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B stars Brandy and Babyface are among the latest performers confirmed for next month's "American Bandstand's 50th ... A Celebration!" special on ABC. Set to air May 3, the two-hour special will R&B stars Brandy and Babyface are among the latest performers…

  5. Springsteen, Dylan Pay Tribute To Johnny Cash

    February 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Steve Earle, and Dwight Yoakam are among the rock and country giants that will be featured on an upcoming Johnny Cash tribute album. As previously reported, the set is be Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Steve Earle, and Dwight Yoakam are among the rock and country…

  6. Billboard Bits: Jagger, Mission Of Burma, Berry/Richard

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Mick Jagger, Mission Of Burma, Chuck Berry/Little Richard Mick Jagger will appear on an episode of the Fox animated series "The Simpsons" this season, according to the network. The Rolling Stones vocalist recorded his voice-over for the program last week, but the details…

  7. Chuck Berry Recording New Album

    October 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Legendary guitarist Chuck Berry is recording a new album, his first with new material in 20 years, in a St. Louis studio in celebration of his recent 75th birthday. Berry tells Billboard he hopes that Legendary guitarist Chuck Berry is recording a new album, his first with new material in 20…

  8. Chuck Berry Celebrates 75th

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chuck Berry still unleashes the bent-kneed duck walk and one-legged hop that helped make him famous in the days of sock hops and soda shops. "Sometimes I forget, and the fans remind me I can still do Chuck Berry still unleashes the bent-kneed duck walk and one-legged hop that helped make…

  9. EMP Marks Anniversary With Concert Series

    June 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Experience Music Project will celebrate its first anniversary with a June 19-23 concert series in the interactive Seattle museum's intimate Sky Church theatre. Dubbed "A Musical Odyssey," the even The Experience Music Project will celebrate its first anniversary with a June…

  10. Billboard Bits: Paul McCartney, LFO, Gatlin Brothers

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Paul McCartney, LFO, Gatlin Brothers Image Entertainment will release "Paul McCartney: Live at the Cavern Club" on DVD and videocassette on June 19. Taped Dec. 14, 1999, the show features the former Beatle backed by a band that includes Pink Floyd's David Gilmour,…

  11. Paul McCartney On His Not-So-Silly Love Songs

    March 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST Now seems an apt moment once again to listen to what the man said. In an era marked by cynicism and rife with pop music that melds misogyny and other bigotries with seductive beats, it's instructive t Now seems an apt moment once again to listen to what the man said. In an era marked by…

  12. Billboard Bits: Proud Mary, Dave Koz, Little Richard

    March 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Oasis, Noel Gallagher, Proud Mary, Sour Mash, Greg Griffin, Captain Soul, Alan McGee, Poptones, Dave Koz, Little Richard Oasis' Noel Gallagher has produced the upcoming first release on his new Sour Mash label. Proud Mary, a five-piece rock band hailing from Gallagher's home…

  13. Billboard Bits: AMAs, They Might Be Giants, Ricky Scaggs

    January 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on the American Music Awards, They Might Be Giants' new video, and Ricky Scaggs. Voting for the American Music Awards' Internet artist of the year honor ends Monday (Jan. 8). Fans can vote for boy band 'N Sync, rapper Eminem, teen queen Britney Spears, rockers Creed, R&…

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