1. Urban 'Living' Large On Live DVD

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Urban's first live DVD, "Livin' Right Now," will be released Sept. 27 via Capitol Nashville. Keith Urban's first live DVD, "Livin' Right Now," will be released Sept. 27 via Capitol Nashville. It is drawn from a two-night stand last year at Los…

  2. Ryan Adams Preps Second CD Of 2005

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The ever-prolific Ryan Adams will release his second album of 2005 with his band the Cardinals, "Jacksonville City Nights," on Sept. 27 via Lost Highway. The ever-prolific Ryan Adams will release his second album of 2005 with his band the Cardinals, "Jacksonville City Nights,…

  3. Update: Stones Expanding 'Bigger Bang' Tour

    August 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones announced 15 new dates for their A Bigger Bang world tour today (Aug. 24) through a special deal with Yahoo!. Visitors to Yahoo.com were the first to find out about new internationa The Rolling Stones announced 15 new dates for their A Bigger Bang world tour today (Aug. 24)…

  4. Maiden Manager Speaks Out On Ozzfest Flap

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Iron Maiden manager Ron Smallwood has spoken out about the strange turn of events that took place during the band's final Ozzfest set Saturday in San Bernardino, Calif. Iron Maiden manager Ron Smallwood has spoken out about the strange turn of events that took place during the band'…

  5. Ask Billboard

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Lisa Marie Presley, Bette Midler and Bebel Gilberto SEEKING LISA MARIE Hi Keith, I absolutely love Lisa Marie Presley's second CD, "Now What!" I loved her first CD "To Whom It May Concern" and wondered how her…

  6. Sharon Osbourne Lashes Out At Maiden Singer

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sharon Osbourne has taken to Ozzfest's official Web site to sound off on Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson, whom she claims has spent the tour disrespecting her husband, Ozzy. Sharon Osbourne has taken to Ozzfest's official Web site to sound off on Iron Maiden frontman Bruce…

  7. Stones Kick Off 'Bigger Bang' Tour In Boston

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Calling Boston a "champion city," Mick Jagger and the rest of the Rolling Stones kicked off their A Bigger Bang world tour last night (Aug. 21) at Fenway Park with the familiar "Start Me Up." The trek Calling Boston a "champion city," Mick Jagger and the rest of…

  8. Woman Injured In Fall At Stones Tour Opener

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A woman was hospitalized with broken bones after she climbed onto the rafters of Fenway Park during last night's (Aug. 21) Rolling Stones concert and fell 35 to 40 feet. A woman was hospitalized with broken bones after she climbed onto the rafters of Fenway Park during last night's …

  9. TunesOnTV

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 22-28, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 22 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Common, Hilary Duff, Haylie Duff. Show Description: Syndicated weekday variety show. Check local listings! "TRL,…

  10. This Day in Music

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1997 - </b>Country singer Mark Wills of Marietta, Ga., performs his hit single Jacob's Ladder" for his Grand Ole Opry debut. The singer has new soles and heels put on his boots for the big night.<b 2001 - Country artist Travis Tritt receives the Veterans of Foreign…

  11. Diamond Names New Album As Tour Heats Up

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Diamond's next studio album will be a self-titled affair, the first for the performer in his 40-year career. As previously reported, "Neil Diamond" will be released Nov. 8 via Columbia and is bei Neil Diamond's next studio album will be a self-titled affair, the first…

  12. Young Debuts 'Prairie Wind' In Nashville

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Neil Young debuted material from his panoramic "Prairie Wind" album to an appreciative audience last night (Aug. 18) at the first of two shows at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium. The set is due Neil Young debuted material from his panoramic "Prairie Wind" album…

  13. Windham Hill Celebrates 'Night Before' Xmas

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Windham Hill will release its latest seasonal compilation, "The Night Before Christmas," on Oct. 4. Windham Hill will release its latest seasonal compilation, "The Night Before Christmas," on Oct. 4. The 14-track set features new recordings from such enduring label acts as…

  14. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>DMX and Lauryn Hill are the big winners at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. DMX goes home with artist and live performer of the year, while Hill takes 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at…

  15. Staind's 'Chapter V' Debuts At No. 1

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With "Chapter V," modern rock act Staind nets its third consecutive Billboard 200 chart-topper. The Elektra/Atlantic album moved 185,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, to With "Chapter V," modern rock act Staind nets its third consecutive…

  16. Billboard Bits: Anselmo, Inland Invasion, George Clinton

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Phil Anselmo, Inland Invasion, George Clinton Phil Anselmo made his first public appearance since the on-stage murder of his former Pantera bandmate "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott last night (Aug. 15), playing rhythm guitar for New Orleans sludge-metal merchants Eyehategod at CBGB…

  17. Slipknot Plans 'Final' Tour, Live Album

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT This fall, hard rock act Slipknot will hit the road one last time... on its lengthy Subliminal Verses Tour. This fall, hard rock act Slipknot will hit the road one last time... on its lengthy Subliminal Verses Tour. Subtitled the Final Volume, the 22-date outing will open Oct. 14 in…

  18. Billboard Bits: Cream, Green Day, The Clientele

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Cream, Green Day, The Clientele Although the track list has not yet been revealed, a DVD chronicling Cream's May reunion run at London's Royal Albert Hall will be released Oct. 4 via Rhino. The shows found Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker performing together for the…

  19. Thomas Links With VH1 For Fall Tour

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rob Thomas is planning a North American solo tour this fall. The matchbox twenty frontman will open the VH1-sponsored run Oct. 5 in Albany, N.Y., and will be on the road for about two months through D Rob Thomas is planning a North American solo tour this fall. The matchbox twenty frontman…

  20. Streisand, Gibb Re-Team For New Album

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb have re-teamed for a collaborative album in the vein of their 1980 smash hit, "Guilty." As first reported here in February, Barbra Streisand and Barry Gibb have re-teamed for a collaborative album in the vein of their 1980 smash hit, "Guilty.…

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