1. Lofgren Rocks With Author Cussler On New Song

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Guitar hero Nils Lofgren has performed with Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young and Ringo Starr, but on his new single, "Whatever Happened to Muscatel?," he's collaborating with a big name from an entirely Guitar hero Nils Lofgren has performed with Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young and…

  2. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' label, C 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce…

  3. Finn Regroups With Crowded House Bassist

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Neil Finn has reunited with Crowded House bandmate Nick Seymour for his next solo album, which he plans to release next year. Neil Finn has reunited with Crowded House bandmate Nick Seymour for his next solo album, which he plans to release next year. Finn tells Billboard.com that bassist…

  4. Billboard Bits: Ricky Martin, Dick Dale, Ferry Corsten

    August 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Ricky Martin will be honored as the 2006 Latin Recording Academy person of the year. Ricky Martin will be honored as the 2006 Latin Recording Academy person of the year. The artist will be feted at a tribute and concert on Nov. 1 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers in New York, prior to the…

  5. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Charlie Daniels wins the Harry Hap Peebles Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by the International Entertainment Buyers Association at the organization's annual conference in Nashvill 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce…

  6. Lofgren Goes It Alone On Tour

    June 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT At 54, with nearly 38 years of touring and recording behind him, Nils Lofgren says, "I'm just trying to start over." At 54, with nearly 38 years of touring and recording behind him, Nils Lofgren says, "I'm just trying to start over." The singer, songwriter and…

  7. Summing Up Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

    March 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Page three of three To mark the 30th anniversary of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' self-titled debut, Billboard surveyed some of Petty's contemporaries, some of the band's members and those who have worked closely with the group over the years about their favorite Petty …

  8. On TV

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 9-15, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 9 "Attack of the Show," G4 Featured artist(s): Project 86 (also scheduled: Uwe Boll). "Influenc'd: Green Day," Fuse Featured artist(s): Green Day, Hawthorne Heights, blink-182, Bayside/Name Taken, Taking Back…

  9. Springsteen Classic 'Born' Again

    September 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's breakthrough 1975 album "Born To Run," Columbia is prepping a box set that will include two DVDs along with a version of the album newly r In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Bruce Springsteen's…

  10. 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…

  11. This Day in Music

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming album "The Rising" only to be immediately served with a cease and desist order from the Boss' l 2002 - New York radio station WPLJ-FM debuts the title track…

  12. August To Bring New Anastacia Album

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Vocalist Anastacia has set an Aug. 30 release date for her new self-titled album. Originally expected June 7, the set will be her first for Daylight/Columbia after releasing her first two albums via E Vocalist Anastacia has set an Aug. 30 release date for her new self-titled album. Originally…

  13. Tunes On TV

    March 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 28-April 3, 2005 Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY,APRIL 28 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artists: BeBe Winans, Queen Latifah (also scheduled: Charlie O'Connell). "7th Avenue. Drop: Queens Of The Stone Age,"…

  14. Billboard Bits: Rock Fantasy Camp, Locke, Something Corporate

    March 23, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Rock and Roll Fantasy Camp, Kimberley Locke, Something Corporate VH1 Classic will go behind the scenes of Rock and Roll Fantasy camp with a two-hour block airing April 2. The segment features interviews with such rock veterans as the Who's Roger Daltrey, the E Street Band's…

  15. Slipknot Drummer Launches Label

    March 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Slipknot drummer M. Shawn Crahan, better-known as Clown or #6, has launched his own label, Big Orange Clown Records. Slipknot drummer M. Shawn Crahan, better-known as Clown or #6, has launched his own label, Big Orange Clown Records. The imprint falls under the Sanctuary Records umbrella; its…

  16. Hot Product

    February 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Crooked Fingers / Iron & Wine / M. Ward Meet The Folkers This week brings new releases from three acclaimed singer/songwriters, led by a new Sub Pop EP, "Woman King," from Iron & Wine. The set finds Iron & Wine mastermind Sam Beam broadening his acoustic-based repertoire…

  17. Billboard Bits: Death Cab, 'Friends & Lovers,' Nirvana

    February 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Death Cab For Cutie, 'Friends & Lovers,' Nirvana Death Cab For Cutie will offer its final release on longtime indie home Barsuk Records next month, in the form of the seven-track live set "The John Byrd EP." The collection was recorded during the band's…

  18. Billboard Bits: Love, Sigur Ros, Crooked Fingers

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Courtney Love, Sigur Ros, Crooked Fingers Reports that Courtney Love is writing a tell-all autobiography are untrue, according to the artist's representatives. "Courtney Love has received numerous offers to write her autobiography," her spokesperson tells Billboard.com.…

  19. 49TunesOnTV

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, DEC. 29 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Lenny Kravitz (also scheduled: Colin Ferrell). "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: The Polyphonic Spree. …

  20. Funky ABBA

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST The notion of applying a funk-jazz coating to history's ultimate superlative for pop music—ABBA—may sound absurd in concept, but there are some delightfully inspired moments on "Funky AB The notion of applying a funk-jazz coating to history's ultimate superlative for pop music…

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