1. 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&…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. '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…

  6. 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…

  7. Madonna Tour Gets Top 'Backstage Pass' Honor

    November 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Madonna's Re-Invention Tour will be honored as the top tour of the year at the Backstage Pass Awards, to be presented Tuesday (Nov. 9) at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Madonna's Re-Invention Tour will be honored as the top tour of the year at the Backstage Pass Awards, to be…

  8. Eminem, Snoop CDs Pushed Up Due To Piracy

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Interscope Geffen A&M has moved up the releases of two of its biggest fourth-quarter albums. Interscope Geffen A&M has moved up the releases of two of its biggest fourth-quarter albums. Eminem's "Encore" (Interscope) originally scheduled for Nov. 16, has been moved up…

  9. 45TunesOnTV

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 1-7, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, NOV. 1 "The Jane Pauley Show," Syndicated Featured artist: John Mellencamp. "Las Vegas," NBC Featured artist: Black Eyed Peas. "BET Concert Special: Live From Paradise,…

  10. Nirvana Box Track List Revealed

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out" will take 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 The Nirvana box set " With the Lights Out " will take a…

  11. Mulatos

    October 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Pianist/composer Omar Sosa has been more than willing in the past two years to pursue his artistic vision wherever it leads him. Pianist/composer Omar Sosa has been more than willing in the past two years to pursue his artistic vision wherever it leads him. Both "Ayaguno" (2003) and…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on chart activity relating to Ray Charles, Nelly, Tim McGraw and John Mellencamp. TWO FOR THE SHOW: When "Genius Loves Company" (Hear/Concord) debuted on The Billboard 200 in September, it was the first Ray Charles album to appear on the chart in 11 years. A…

  13. Billboard Bits: Flaming Lips, Ray J, Tom Petty

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on Flaming Lips, Ray J, Tom Petty The Flaming Lips' official Web site will be the sole source for the photo collection "Waking Up With a Placebo Head Wound: Images of the Flaming Lips From the Archives of Jay Blakesberg and J. Michelle Martin-Coyne -- 1987-2004." The 184…

  14. Stewart Testifies In Canceled Show Suit

    October 28, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Singer Rod Stewart told a Los Angeles jury yesterday (Oct. 27) that he should be paid in full for shows canceled by his associates because promoters paid only a portion of the upfront fees. Singer Rod Stewart told a Los Angeles jury yesterday (Oct. 27) that he should be paid in full for shows…

  15. Fatboy Fall Tour To Hit Unique Venues

    October 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fatboy Slim will visit unique venues on his seven-date North American tour, which kicks off Nov. 10 at Film Studios in Toronto. Fatboy Slim will visit unique venues on his seven-date North American tour, which kicks off Nov. 10 at Film Studios in Toronto. At that gig, the artist will recreate…

  16. New Band Aid Single Taking Shape

    October 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Initial details have been nailed down for the impending all-star recording of a "Band Aid III" charity single. Initial details have been nailed down for the impending all-star recording of a "Band Aid III" charity single. A date has not yet been set for the new recording…

  17. Hoobastank To 'Let Out' DVD, Fall Tour

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Riding high on the breakthrough success of its latest Island album, "The Reason," Hoobastank will on Nov. 23 release its first DVD, "Let It Out." Riding high on the breakthrough success of its latest Island album, "The Reason," Hoobastank will on Nov. 23 release…

  18. Snow Patrol To Cap Year With Live DVD

    October 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock act Snow Patrol will cap a breakthrough year with the concert DVD "Live 2004: Mums and Dads of the World Be Patient With Your Children." U.K. rock act Snow Patrol will cap a breakthrough year with the concert DVD "Live 2004: Mums and Dads of the World Be Patient With…

  19. Bacilos Slates Fall U.S. Tour

    October 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Miami-based Latin pop act Bacilos will kick off a tour Nov. 10 in San Francisco. At deadline, nine dates were confirmed for the first leg of the run, with more expected next year. Miami-based Latin pop act Bacilos will kick off a tour Nov. 10 in San Francisco. At deadline, nine dates were…

  20. Aiken Confirms Holiday Tour Dates

    October 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The most commercially successful graduate of the Fox performance series "American Idol" has begun confirming dates for a planned holiday tour. The most commercially successful graduate of the Fox performance series "American Idol" has begun confirming dates for a planned…

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