1. The Charms

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Charms played first tonight and we came out to a glowing introduction by Little Steven (in one of a series of outlandish Halloween costumes). Ellie Vee: We were the opening band on this show and we were surprised how amped the crowd was at 7:00. So thanks to all of you that were there…

  2. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured artist(s): Johnny Cash, George Jones, Toby…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Intel cybercasts the 13th annual Bridge School Benefit concert. The show features performances by the Who, Pearl Jam, and Brian Wilson, among others.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell)…

  4. Young Rocks With Pearl Jam, Wilson, DMB At Bridge School

    October 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young joined some of the biggest names in rock, including Pearl Jam, Brian Wilson and Dave Matthews Band, last night (Oct. 21) at the 20th anniversary benefit for the Bridge School, an educationa Neil Young joined some of the biggest names in rock, including Pearl Jam, Brian Wilson and…

  5. Final Crowded House Show Heading To CD/DVD

    October 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Crowded House's last performance may have been a decade ago, but the "Farewell to the World" concert will stay alive via Capitol/EMI's 10th anniversary CD and DVD collections. Crowded House's last performance may have been a decade ago, but the "Farewell to the…

  6. 'Weird Al' Won't Back Down On Twelfth Album

    September 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT "Weird Al" Yankovic reports that his new single, the Star Trek-quoting, D&D-referencing, comic-obsessed tour de force called "White and Nerdy," represents nothing less than "a culmination of a lif "Weird Al" Yankovic reports that his new single, the Star…

  7. Powerman 5000

    September 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Has anyone out there ever heard of Maplewood, MN? Well, neither had I but let me say that the show at the Rock may have topped them all so far. Alright, let's see…September 13th. Six shows deep and things are going well. All three Iowa shows were a success, each more rockin' than…

  8. Flaming Lips Expand 'Mystics' With Audio, Video

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Flaming Lips' latest album, "At War With the Mystics," has been expanded into a two-disc set due Oct. 24 via Warner Bros. The Flaming Lips' latest album, "At War With the Mystics," has been expanded into a two-disc set due Oct. 24 via Warner Bros. The…

  9. Kasabian Seeks To Conquer With New 'Empire'

    September 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British rock act Kasabian will release its second album, "Empire," Sept. 19 via RCA. British rock act Kasabian will release its second album, "Empire," Sept. 19 via RCA. The set recently debuted at No. 1 on the U.K. album chart, while the title track opened at No. 9 on the…

  10. Billboard Bits: Massive Attack, Coheed & Cambria, The Slits

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Due to necessary paperwork not being completed in time, Massive Attack has pulled out of its headlining slot at this weekend's Virgin Festival at Toronto's Islands Park. Due to necessary paperwork not being completed in time, Massive Attack has pulled out of its headlining slot at…

  11. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is 49.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Blues veteran R.L. Burnside, who experienced a late career renaissance after…

  12. Pete Yorn

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pete Yorn waves goodbye for now. Come Back Home..... 5am....indianapolis airport....heading to LAX.....played the last show of the "you & me" tour last eve. Madness...many shots made their way to the stage from the audience....so it's ya'lls fault if we got sloppy! End…

  13. Ask Billboard

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Answers to readers' questions about Savage Garden's Darren Hayes, Danity Kane and City High. SAVAGE DROUGHT Dear Keith, First of all, I love your column. Thank you for answering my Mandy Moore question! Now I was wondering what was going on with Darren Hayes. I am a big fan of his…

  14. Bloodshot Bundles Live Clips For DVD

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Esteemed indie label Bloodshot Records is eyeing an Oct. 4 release for an as-yet-untitled retrospective DVD, which was produced by label co-owner Rob Miller. Esteemed indie label Bloodshot Records is eyeing an Oct. 4 release for an as-yet-untitled retrospective DVD, which was produced by…

  15. The Dixie Chicks / July 21, 2006 / Detroit (Joe Louis Arena)

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The usually outspoken Dixie Chicks didn't have much to say during the opening show of their Accidents & Accusations Tour. But that doesn't mean they didn't say anything -- they just let the music The usually outspoken Dixie Chicks didn't have much to say during the…

  16. Pink Floyd Co-Founder Syd Barrett Dies At 60

    July 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Syd" Barrett died Friday (July 7) at the age of 60, reportedly due to complications from diabetes. The artist, who left Pink Floyd in the late 1960s after his mental healt Pink Floyd co-founder Roger "Syd" Barrett died Friday (July 7) at the…

  17. Intonation Festival / June 24-25, 2006 / Chicago (Union Park)

    June 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Drawing thousands of indie rock fans to an obscure park on Chicago's west side is no small feat, yet as so many other stationary fests (Coachella, Bonnaroo, et al.) have shown, a good lineup knows no Last year's inaugural Intonation Festival boasted the element of surprise and…

  18. Aerosmith In Classic Frame Of Mind On New Album

    June 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith is in the thick of work on its new studio album, which should be out in spring 2007 via Columbia. The process had not been hindered by vocalist Steven Tyler's recent throat surgery, accordin Aerosmith is in the thick of work on its new studio album, which should be out in…

  19. SCOTT WALKER, "The Drift"

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT There's a point in the waning moments of "The Escape," the penultimate track on Scott Walker's uneasy listening masterwork "The Drift" -- only the oddball singer's third album in 30 years -- where Wal There's a point in the waning moments of "The…

  20. 24OnTV

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 12-18, 2006. MONDAY, JUNE 12 "Makes A Video," MTV2 Featured artist(s): Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Lil' J. "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured artist(s): Gnarls Barkley (also featured: Keanu Reeves, Joey Lauren Adams). "…

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