1. New Covers Disc Completes Ozzy Box

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A 10-track disc of cover songs will be the gem inside Epic's four-disc Ozzy Osbourne box set, "Bible of Ozz." A 10-track disc of cover songs will be the gem inside Epic's four-disc Ozzy Osbourne box set, "Bible of Ozz." Due Feb. 8, the 52-track collection will…

  2. Tommy Lee Embracing Cornhusker Life

    October 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT You'd think he'd be good at the drums. But there was rocker Tommy Lee, struggling to keep up with 22-year-old University of Nebraska marching band veteran Ben Coleman. You'd think he'd be good at the drums. But there was rocker Tommy Lee, struggling to keep up with 22-year…

  3. Beatles Songs Provide 'Love' For Screenplay

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT "All You Need Is Love," a film that will utilize the songs of the Beatles to propel its romantic plot, will be brought to the big screen by Revolution Studios. "All You Need Is Love," a film that will utilize the songs of the Beatles to propel its romantic plot, will be…

  4. JoJo To Test Movie Waters In 'Aquamarine'

    October 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Teen popster JoJo, who enjoyed a summer hit with the single "Leave (Get Out)," is in talks to make her feature film debut opposite Nickelodeon star Emma Roberts ("Unfabulous") in the mermaid comedy "A Teen popster JoJo, who enjoyed a summer hit with the single "…

  5. B&E: Citizen Cope, Utada

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Citizen Cope and Utada. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. LEARNING TO COPE: Citizen Cope will get you thinking about a lot of…

  6. Springsteen's 'Plugged' Grows A Little On DVD

    October 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Bruce Springsteen home video title "MTV Plugged" will be reissued Nov. 9 on DVD with the addition of one performance not included in the original 1992 concert broadcast. The Bruce Springsteen home video title "MTV Plugged" will be reissued Nov. 9 on DVD with the…

  7. Good Charlotte Takes On 'Life And Death'

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "I wear black on the outside because that's how I feel on the inside," Good Charlotte's Joel Madden deadpans when describing his romantic outlook. Though it's surprising to hear the lead singer of a multiplatinum pop/punk…

  8. Gabriel Pushes 'Play' On DVD Collection

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The project is due Nov. 16 in North America via Rhino; release dates are still being hammered out in other territories. As tipped here earlier this month, Peter Gabriel has wrapped work on a career-spanning DVD collection, "Play." The project is due Nov. 16 in North America via…

  9. Live Compiles Hits, Videos On 'Awake'

    September 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Live has rounded up its greatest hits and music videos for the CD/DVD release "The Best of Live -- Awake." Modern rock act Live has rounded up its greatest hits and music videos for the CD/DVD release "The Best of Live -- Awake." Due Nov. 2 via Radioactive,…

  10. Rubber Factory

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Black Keys play the kind of raw, sensual blues-rock that makes you want to hide your girlfriend and warn your mom. The Black Keys play the kind of raw, sensual blues-rock that makes you want to hide your girlfriend and warn your mom. In truth, they're two nerdy Ohioans whose latest, …

  11. 'Fahrenheit' CD To Benefit Rock The Vote

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M., Neil Young and the Go-Go's are among the acts whose songs are featured on the soundtrack to director Michael Moore's documentary "Fahrenheit 9/11." R.E.M., Neil Young and the Go-Go's are among the acts whose songs are featured on the soundtrack to director…

  12. Waters Posts Anti-War Tracks Online

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock artist Roger Waters is releasing a pair of new songs today (Sept. 7) via online download outlets. Veteran rock artist Roger Waters is releasing a pair of new songs today (Sept. 7) via online download outlets. According to the former Pink Floyd leader, work on "To Kill the…

  13. 'Extra' Sweet: McGrath To Co-Host TV Show

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Mark McGrath is joining the ranks of syndicated TV entertainment newsmagazine "Extra." Mark McGrath is joining the ranks of syndicated TV entertainment newsmagazine "Extra." The Sugar Ray singer will co-host the daily show with Dayna Devon when its 11th season starts Sept.…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 03, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses the Supremes, Usher, Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart and Laura Branigan with readers. WHERE DID THE TIME GO? Hi Fred, My name is Fernando. I am 24 years old from Ecuador and my favorite group in the world is the Supremes. Aug. 22 marked the 40th anniversary of…

  15. DMB Pledges Cooperation In Dumping Dispute

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band has pledged to fully cooperate with Chicago police investigating whether one of the group's tour buses dumped the contents of its septic tank into the Chicago River earlier this mon Dave Matthews Band has pledged to fully cooperate with Chicago police investigating…

  16. Baker Gives 'Everything' She's Got

    August 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com It started with an itch. It ended with Anita Baker's first studio album in 10 years. "My Everything," due Sept. 7 from Blue Note Records, shattered Baker's creative block. "There are times when that creative door is just…

  17. Poll: Artists Don't Influence Political Views

    August 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In one of the most politically charged election years in U.S. history, the majority of musicians speaking their minds seem energized to vote President George W. Bush out of office. In one of the most politically charged election years in U.S. history, the majority of musicians speaking their…

  18. Billboard Bits: Robertson, Smith, GBV

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Robbie Robertson, Mindy Smith and Guided By Voices Robbie Robertson's first original composition for a film and soundtrack, "Shine Your Light," will be found on the soundtrack to "Ladder 49," due Sept. 28 via Hollywood. The album will also feature a separate…

  19. DMB Sued Over Dumped Waste

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The state of Illinois filed suit against the Dave Matthews Band yesterday (Aug. 24) for allegedly dumping up to 800 pounds of liquid human waste from a bus into the Chicago River, dousing a tour boat The state of Illinois filed suit against the Dave Matthews Band yesterday (Aug. 24) for…

  20. 'Punk Voter' Slates 'Rock Against Bush' Tour

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Raising the stakes of its commitment to changing the political landscape in America, Punk Voter is launching the Rock Against Bush Tour. Raising the stakes of its commitment to changing the political landscape in America, Punk Voter is launching the Rock Against Bush Tour. Kicking off Sept.…

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