1. U2 'Bombs' Brooklyn With Surprise Show

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fresh from taping "Saturday Night Live" here over the weekend, U2 stuck around New York today to usher in its new album, "How To Dismantle an Atomic Bomb," in typically grand fashion. The Irish rock a Fresh from taping "Saturday Night Live" here over the weekend,…

  2. Incubus Gets Its 'Rocks' Off On New DVD

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Like most bands on the road this summer, Incubus witnessed first-hand the downturn in the concert market via sluggish ticket sales and the occasional apathetic audience. But the stars were aligned whe Like most bands on the road this summer, Incubus witnessed first-hand the downturn in the…

  3. A Closer Look At Music On Television This Week (Nov. 22-28)

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV (Nov. 22-28, 2004). HAPPY THANKSGIVING: Readers here in the United States know that this week is a special one. The Thanksgiving Day holiday generally means family gatherings big and small and all of the trappings that go with it.…

  4. TunesOnTV

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 22-28, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 22 "Today," NBC Featured artist: Kenny Chesney (also scheduled: Jerry Seinfeld). "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Fantasia Barrino (also…

  5. McCartney To Headline Super Bowl Halftime

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST The National Football League (NFL) has drafted Paul McCartney as the headline performer for the Super Bowl XXXIX halftime show. The Feb. 6 performance will take place at ALLTEL Stadium in Jacksonville The National Football League (NFL) has drafted Paul McCartney as the headline performer for…

  6. Trans-Siberian Orchestra Keeps On Rockin'

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fan reaction played an integral role in crafting the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's "The Lost Christmas Eve," according to songwriter/composer/co-producer Bob Kinkel. Fan reaction played an integral role in crafting the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's "The Lost Christmas Eve,…

  7. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to the Bee Gees, 'Karma' and Usher. ONES: As the halfway point of the '00s approaches, the Bee Gees have their third chart entry of the decade, matching their total number of chart entries in the '90s. "Number Ones"…

  8. Ozzy Through With 'The Osbournes'

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Aging rocker Ozzy Osbourne may have made his comeback by starring in one of MTV's most popular reality TV shows to date, but he's had enough. Aging rocker Ozzy Osbourne may have made his comeback by starring in one of MTV's most popular reality TV shows to date, but he's…

  9. Modern Rockers Cram 'Stubbs' Soundtrack

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Exclusive tracks from Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie and Cake populate the soundtrack to "Stubbs the Zombie." Exclusive tracks recorded by the likes of the Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie and Cake populate the soundtrack to "Stubbs the Zombie." Due March 15 via Aspyr…

  10. Police Negotiating Young Buck's Surrender

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Detectives are negotiating the surrender of rapper Young Buck, who is suspected of stabbing a man who had punched rap star Dr. Dre at this week's Vibe Awards. Detectives are negotiating the surrender of rapper Young Buck, who is suspected of stabbing a man who had punched rap star Dr.…

  11. OutKast Tops MTV Europe Music Awards

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST With three trophies, OutKast was the big winner at the 11th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held tonight (Nov. 18) in Rome. The Atlanta-based duo of Big Boi and Andre 3000 won for best group, while th With three trophies, OutKast was the big winner at the 11th annual MTV Europe Music Awards,…

  12. Mayer Adds TV Host To Resume

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Along with performing in front of worshipping fans all summer, singer/songwriter John Mayer was busy taping episodes of a show that will premiere Dec. 9 on VH1. The obviously named "John Mayer Has a T Along with performing in front of worshipping fans all summer, singer/songwriter John…

  13. Trainwreck Steams Ahead On Debut Album

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Trainwreck, the band led by Kyle Gass when he's not rocking as half of Tenacious D, is at work on its full-length debut with the Dust Brothers' John King producing. Trainwreck, the band led by Kyle Gass when he's not rocking as half of Tenacious D, is at work on its full-length…

  14. Bon Jovi: Rocking Millions From New Jersey To The World

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The following feature excerpted from a 28-page special Bon Jovi section in the Nov. 20 issue of Billboard. • To purchase the special Bon Jovi issue, click here . • Additional interview content not available in the magazine is…

  15. Allman Takes Friends On The Road

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gregg Allman will take a break from the Allman Brothers Band for a brief run of East Coast tour dates, kicking off Jan. 21 in Jim Thorpe, Pa. Gregg Allman will take a break from the Allman Brothers Band for a brief run of East Coast tour dates, kicking off Jan. 21 in Jim Thorpe, Pa. Traveling…

  16. Billboard Bits: KROQ, Eagles, Steve Earle

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on KROQ, Eagles, Steve Earle A hard-rocking lineup is on tap for the second night of Los Angeles radio station KROQ's annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concert. To be held Dec. 12 at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, the show will feature Green Day, Chevelle, Good Charlotte, Sum…

  17. Jackson Sued By Former Business Associate

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST A former business associate of Michael Jackson filed a breach-of-contract suit against the pop star yesterday (Nov. 16), seeking $3 million he says the performer owes him for unpaid loans, cash advanc A former business associate of Michael Jackson filed a breach-of-contract suit against the…

  18. Young Buck Sought In Vibe Awards Stabbing

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police for allegedly stabbing a man who punched hip-hop legend Dr. Dre at the Vibe Awards on Monday night in Santa Monica, Calif. Buck is signed to Dr. Dre's recor Rapper Young Buck is being sought by police for allegedly stabbing a man who punched…

  19. B&E: The Haunted

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Haunted. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. SCARING UP A METAL REVOLUTION: After a series of tumultuous line-up changes, the…

  20. Billboard Bits: KROQ, Epitaph, American Hi-Fi

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on KROQ, Epitaph, American Hi-Fi Los Angeles radio station KROQ has rounded up a stellar lineup for the first night of its annual Almost Acoustic Christmas concert. To be held Dec. 11 at Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, the show will feature Franz Ferdinand, Interpol, Modest Mouse,…

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