1. Billboard Bits: Tommy Lee, Ben Folds, Journey

    March 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Tommy Lee, Ben Folds, Journey Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee is bypassing record companies for the release of his upcoming solo album, "Tommyland: The Ride." Instead, the album, due in August, will be distributed direct to retail by Troy, Mich.-based Handleman Company. "…

  2. Motley Crue To Lead 'Carnival Of Sin'

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST In a blockbuster that few in the industry saw coming, the reunited Motley Crue will end up playing well over 100 dates in 2005. In a blockbuster that few in the industry saw coming, the reunited Motley Crue will end up playing well over 100 dates in 2005. Nine shows into a 50-date North…

  3. 10TunesOnTV

    February 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 28-March 6, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 28 "Faith Evans Makes a Video," MTV2 Featured artist: Faith Evans ("Again"). "The View," ABC Featured artist: Ryan Cabrera (also scheduled: Joan Collins).…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Returning home after a 46-year absence, guitarist Carlos Santana unveils a plaque in Autlan De Navarro declaring him the "favorite son" of the west-central Mexican town. Mayor Armando Pe 2001 - Returning home after a 46-year absence, guitarist Carlos…

  5. This Day in Music

    February 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi's pre-blues fife-and-drum tradition, dies in Gravel Springs, Miss., of pneumonia. He is 94. 2003 - Otha Turner, one of the last exponents of North Mississippi's pre-blues fife-and-drum tradition,…

  6. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former employee, rejecting four of the five counts brought against the singer. 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of sexually harassing a former…

  7. This Day in Music

    February 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida after officers find marijuana in their car. Julian and Stephen Marley, also reggae musicians are released on $50 2002 - Two sons of the late reggae star Bob Marley are arrested in North Florida…

  8. CHART BEAT BONUS

    February 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activities relating to 50 Cent, Green Day, Curtis Mayfield, Erasure, Motley Crue, Rob Thomas and Sugarland. DO THE MATH: There's a buck-and-a-half worth of 50 Cent in the top 10 of Billboard's Hot 100 as the rapper claims three spots. He's the…

  9. Game Back On As 'Documentary' Rebounds To No. 1

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Fans are still clamoring for the Game, prompting the return of his Aftermath/G-Unit/Interscope debut "The Documentary" to No. 1 on The Billboard 200. Despite a 28% slide, sales of 190,000 U.S. copies, Fans are still clamoring for the Game, prompting the return of his Aftermath/G…

  10. This Day in Music

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jay Dee Daugherty, longtime drummer for the Patti Smith Group suffers trauma to his leg when his motorcycle is struck head-on by a motorist in lower Manhattan. 2002 - Jay Dee Daugherty, longtime drummer for the Patti Smith Group suffers trauma to his leg when his…

  11. Hot Product

    January 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Motley Crue 'Crue' Cut Motley Crue's Red White & Crue Tour...Better Live Than Dead will be preceded this week by a new 37-track, double-disc retrospective, "Red White & Crue" via Island. Beginning Feb. 17 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., the infamous hard rock quartet…

  12. Hot Product

    January 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases from Motley Crue, Ray Charles, Brazilian Girls and more. /bb/hotprod/index.jsp News Ray Charles …

  13. Yoakam Prepping New Album, Tour

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dwight Yoakam will release a new, as-yet untitled studio album for New West this year, with a tour to follow. Dwight Yoakam will release a new, as-yet untitled studio album for New West this year, with a tour to follow. "The album should be ready for release around springtime,"…

  14. This Day in Music

    January 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a Miami Beach hospital. He is 53. He had suffered cardiac arrest three days before prior to undergoing emergency abdominal surgery. 2003 - Bee Gees keyboardist/bassist Maurice Gibb dies at a Miami Beach hospital. He…

  15. Neil's New Year's Wish Triggers FCC Probe

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officials say they've received complaints about Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil's use of an expletive during the live New Year's Eve broadcast of "The Tonight S Federal Communications Commission (FCC) officials say they've…

  16. 01TunesOnTV

    December 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Dec. 27, 2004-Jan. 2, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 27 "CMT Insider," CMT Featured artists: Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Chesney, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Shania Twain, Brad Paisley, Keith Urban, Dierks…

  17. A Closer Look At Music & Television This Week (Dec. 20-26)

    December 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - A weekly column highlighting music-related television programming (Dec. 20-26) HOLIDAY HOME STRETCH: This is it... Christmas comes this week, so it's the last hurrah for holiday programming. And there's quite a bit to stoke your Yule log, to boot. On Wednesday, CBS…

  18. Motley Crue Singer Accused Of Assault

    December 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Vince Neil has been accused of knocking out an employee of a Dallas nightclub after a disagreement over sound levels during an October concert. Vince Neil has been accused of knocking out an employee of a Dallas nightclub after a disagreement over sound levels during an October concert. An…

  19. 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…

  20. Backstage In Vegas: Notes & Quotes From The Billboard Music Awards

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Comments by Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Motley Crue and Duran Duran made backstage at the 2004 Billboard Music Awards. Although his 2004 Roc-A-Fella debut, "The College Dropout," earned him four Billboard Music Awards, including rap artist of the year, Kanye West is not…

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