1. Rock Acts 'Shine' On New Live DVD Series

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty has created a new DVD series that spotlights live performances from notable rock acts in a given city, all recorded in a single day. Fugazi drummer Brendan Canty has created a new DVD series that spotlights live performances from notable rock acts in a given city,…

  2. Hot Product

    November 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Nirvana Smells Like Nirvana The long-in-the-works Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out" takes a chronological look at the Kurt Cobain-led band's brief but enormously influential career, beginning with a Led Zeppelin cover from its debut show in 1987 to Cobain solo acoustic…

  3. Hot Product

    November 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from bluegrass stars Alison Krauss and Union Station, "Lonely Runs Both Ways" (Rounder). The Jessica Simpson holiday collection "Re-Joyce: The Christmas Album" and the concert DVD "…

  4. Live at St. Ann's Warehouse

    November 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST This gorgeous 80-minute concert DVD is the product of a nine-camera high-definition shoot at the intimate St. Ann's in Brooklyn, N.Y. Mixed in 5. This gorgeous 80-minute concert DVD is the product of a nine-camera high-definition shoot at the intimate St. Ann's in Brooklyn, N.Y.…

  5. Billboard Bits: Smith, Frampton, Bluerunners

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST Stories on Patti Smith tour date, a "lost" Peter Frampton live album and a new Bluerunners album. The Patti Smith Group has slated a handful of December tour dates, kicking off Dec. 8 in Pittsburgh. At deadline, the itinerary consists of six dates, finished off by a Dec. 29-31 stand…

  6. New York Funeral Set For ODB

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST A funeral for ODB is set for today (Nov. 18) in the New York borough of Brooklyn. Family and friends the troubled rapper, whose real name was Russell Jones, focused on the positives in his life. A funeral for ODB is set for today (Nov. 18) in the New York borough of Brooklyn. Family and…

  7. 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…

  8. Chemical Bros. Nail Down 'Button' Track List

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Chemical Brothers have unveiled additional details of their new album, "Push the Button," due Jan. 25 via Astralwerks. The Chemical Brothers have unveiled additional details of their new album, "Push the Button," due Jan. 25 via Astralwerks. In addition to a previously…

  9. UPN Picks UP TLC Reality Series

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST Titled "R U the Girl With T-Boz & Chilli," the project is aimed at resurrecting the R&B trio that was struck by tragedy in 2002 when member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes died in a car crash. UPN has given the go-ahead for a reality series starring the surviving members of…

  10. A Q&A With Elton John

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST An edited version of this interview appears in the Nov. 20 issue of Billboard. The full text is presented exclusively on Billboard.com. As a major artist on major labels for nearly 35 years, Elton John long ago proved himself one of the most durable artists of the rock era. At 57, the many…

  11. Stewart Must Repay $780G Tour Deposit

    November 15, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rod Stewart must repay the $780,000 he accepted as a deposit for a Latin American concert tour that was canceled, a Los Angeles jury ruled on Friday. Rod Stewart must repay the $780,000 he accepted as a deposit for a Latin American concert tour that was canceled, a Los Angeles jury ruled on…

  12. The Dark Horse Years 1976-1992

    November 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST One year after a boxed set of his Dark Horse output, the DVD included in that collection is available individually. For fans of the "quiet Beatle," it is precious. One year after a boxed set of his Dark Horse output, the DVD included in that collection is available individually. For…

  13. Morrissey Beefs Up 'Quarry' With B-Sides

    November 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Morrissey's latest studio album, "You Are the Quarry," will be reissued in a deluxe edition Dec. 7 via his Attack imprint for Sanctuary. Morrissey's latest studio album, "You Are the Quarry," will be reissued in a deluxe edition Dec. 7 via his Attack imprint for…

  14. Billboard Bits: Phoenix, Songwriters Hall, Waters

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Phoenix, Songwriters Hall, John Waters French rock act Phoenix will embark on its maiden North American tour Nov. 29 in Philadelphia. The group will play nine shows through Dec. 13 in San Diego in support of its latest Astralwerks album, "Alphabetical." Core members vocalist…

  15. Next NIN CD Pushed To Next Spring

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Originally planned for later this year, the release date for Nine Inch Nails' next album has been bumped to March 2005. NIN's Trent Reznor has also scrapped the provisional title for the set, "Bleedth Originally planned for later this year, the release date for Nine Inch Nails&…

  16. TV On The Radio Finds Good Reception

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Of the multitude of New York-based rock bands to garner recent media attention, surely the most unique musical personality belongs to TV On The Radio, a Brooklyn quintet whose two releases on Touch & Go have fueled major interest. Curiosity…

  17. Musical Star Howard Keel Dies

    November 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST Howard Keel, who sang and danced to stardom in the heyday of MGM musicals, died yesterday (Nov. 7) of colon cancer at his home in Palm Desert, Calif. He was 85. Howard Keel, who sang and danced to stardom in the heyday of MGM musicals, died yesterday (Nov. 7) of colon cancer at his home in…

  18. Billboard Bits: Henry Rollins, Sudan, Out Hud

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST News on Henry Rollins, Sudan, Out Hud Henry Rollins will host a new TV show about movies, "Henry's Film Corner," on IFC. The monthly series debuts Dec. 4 and features Rollins giving his commentary on films. A different "off-the-street" person will be a guest critic in…

  19. 'Blade' Soundtrack Wields Wu-Tang Members

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Wu-Tang Clan members RZA, Ghostface Killah, ODB (Ol' Dirty Bastard) and Raekwon appear on several songs on the hip-hop-driven "Blade: Trinity" soundtrack, due Nov. 23 via New Line Records. Wu-Tang Clan members RZA, Ghostface Killah, ODB (Ol' Dirty Bastard) and Raekwon…

  20. CHART BEAT BONUS

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Kelly Clarkson, Usher, Ray Charles and Snoop Dogg. BREAKING AWAY: Kelly Clarkson scores the second-highest charting song of her career on the Billboard Hot 100, as "Breakaway" (Walt Disney) inches up from 9-8. That's a notch…

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