1. Death From Above 1979 Planning 'Epic' New CD

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock duo Death From Above 1979 will return to the studio on Sept. 1 to begin recording the follow-up to its acclaimed 2004 Vice debut, “You're a Woman, I'm a Machine.” Canadian rock duo Death From Above 1979 will return to the studio on Sept. 1 to begin recording the follow…

  2. Etheridge Says She Is Cancer Free

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Nine months after doctors found a malignant tumor in her breast, Melissa Etheridge says she is cancer free and thinking about having a baby with her partner, actress Tammy Lynn Michaels. Nine months after doctors found a malignant tumor in her breast, Melissa Etheridge says she is cancer free…

  3. Reeves Advances In Detroit Council Race

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Motown legend Martha Reeves felt like dancing. "I want to jump around up in here, but we're in the VIP room and everyone is being very sophisticated," Reeves said early today (Aug. 3) following a succ Motown legend Martha Reeves felt like dancing. "I want to jump around up…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Gilles Thibault, who co-penned the hit "Comme D'Habitude," which Paul Anka adapted to English as "My Way," dies in Paris of unknown causes. He is 72.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - A van driven by…

  5. 50 Cent Expands 'Massacre' With Videos, Remix

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Cent's sophomore album will be reissued Sept. 6 with a previously unreleased track and videos for all 21 tracks on the disc. 50 Cent's sophomore album will be reissued Sept. 6 with a previously unreleased track and videos for all 21 tracks on the disc. The set has spawned such…

  6. This Day in Music

    July 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1978 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Miss You," The Rolling Stones. The song is the band's eighth No. 1 single.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1995 - Selling 331,000 copies, Selena's "Dreaming of You," her first…

  7. Dulli Unearths One Twilight Singers CD, Preps Another

    July 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Shocked by the sudden death of friend and Hollywood producer Ted Demme over three years ago, Greg Dulli shelved a nearly-finished nine-song project to begin work on what would become a tribute of sort Shocked by the sudden death of friend and Hollywood producer Ted Demme over three years ago,…

  8. Billboard Bits: Amsterjam, Pearl Jam, Stereolab, Esquivel

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Amsterjam, Pearl Jam, Stereolab, Esquivel Wyclef Jean, Hector El Bambino, Antibalas and Grandmaster Flash have been added to the lineup for the inaugural Amsterjam, which will be held Aug. 20 at New York's Randall's Island. They join previously announced performers Snoop…

  9. CHART BEAT

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Elton John, Catherine Britt, Carly Simon, Tim McGraw, Kelly Clarkson and John Barry. COUNTRY COMFORT: It was just a couple of weeks ago that Elton John generated chart news by scoring two simultaneous top five hits on the U.K. singles chart.…

  10. Mariah & No. 1: 'Together' Again

    July 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Once again, Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" sits on top of the Billboard Hot 100. The single has topped the chart for nine non-consecutive weeks, interrupted for one week for the chart-topping deb Once again, Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" sits on top of…

  11. Foo Fighters Heading To Big Easy, Down Under

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Foo Fighters are the latest addition to the lineup for the Voodoo Music Experience. The Foo Fighters are the latest addition to the lineup for the Voodoo Music Experience, which, as previously reported , will be held Oct. 29-30 over the Halloween weekend at New Orleans' City Park.…

  12. Stones Making A 'Bang' With New Album

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones' "A Bigger Bang" isn't just the legendary rock act's first new album in eight years -- it's also their most substantial since 1972's "Exile on Main Street." Due Sept. 6 via Virgin, The Rolling Stones' "A Bigger Bang…

  13. Billboard Bits: Rolling Stones, 'Brown Hotel,' Eazy-E

    July 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Rolling Stones, 'Brown Hotel,' Eazy-E The Rolling Stones' new single, "Streets of Love"/"Rough Justice," will be released Aug. 22 in the U.K. as a limited edition, numbered CD and on seven-inch vinyl. "Streets of Love" was given its first…

  14. Autolux To Keep Rocking On NIN/QOTSA Tour

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT After buzzing Los Angeles for the past few years, Autolux is getting a chance to spread its hypnotic, noisy sound to mainstream fans as the opener on the high-profile Nine Inch Nails/Queens Of The Sto After buzzing Los Angeles for the past few years, Autolux is getting a chance to spread its…

  15. CHART BEAT

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Carole King, Michael Buble, Kelly Clarkson, Zucchero, Willie Nelson, Mariah Carey, the Del McCoury Band, Paul Hardcastle, Elvis Costello and more. WE STILL LOVE HER TOMORROW: In the lyrics of her very first hit, Carole King asked, "Will…

  16. Mariah's 'Together' Holds Off 'Replay' Charge

    July 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Despite the growing popularity of the debut single from newcomer Rihanna, Mariah Carey's "We Belong Together" sits on top of the Billboard Hot 100 again this week. The cut, which has held the post for Despite the growing popularity of the debut single from newcomer Rihanna,…

  17. Near Mint Debuts With Solo Guitar Compilation

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The first release by new label Near Mint (distributed by Fontana) will be a compilation of acoustic guitar music dubbed "Imaginational Anthem." The first release by new label Near Mint (distributed by Fontana) will be a compilation of acoustic guitar music dubbed "Imaginational…

  18. This Day in Music

    July 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1982 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Eye of the Tiger," Survivor. The song is the theme from the film "Rocky III."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1999 - In his speech at the 4th annual Plug.In music and technology…

  19. Foo Fighters, Weezer Tour To Bow In September

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Details of the co-headlining Foo Fighters/Weezer tour Foos leader Dave Grohl hinted at in June are beginning to come together. Details of the co-headlining Foo Fighters/Weezer tour Foos leader Dave Grohl hinted at in June are beginning to come together. The North American arena tour, with…

  20. Hot Product

    July 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Frank Black Land Of Frank And 'Honey' Pixies vocalist/guitarist Frank Black this week releases his first album in nine years under his own name, "Honeycomb." The 14-track Back Porch set was recorded in Nashville with such veteran sessions musicians as keyboardist Spooner…

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