1. Xzibit Headed To The 'Gridiron'

    April 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Xzibit is in final negotiations to join Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in the Columbia Pictures drama "Gridiron Gang." The rapper-turned-actor will play Malcolm, the assistant coach of the team in the film Xzibit is in final negotiations to join Dwayne "The Rock"…

  2. Jackson Accuser's Mother Pleads The Fifth

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The mother of Michael Jackson's accuser took the stand outside the jury's presence today (April 13) and immediately invoked her Fifth Amendment right to not testify about welfare payments she has rece The mother of Michael Jackson's accuser took the stand outside the jury'…

  3. 50's 'Massacre' Extends Chart Lead To 6th Week

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT For a sixth straight week, 50 Cent's "The Massacre" manages to stay at the head of the pack and hold onto its place at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. Despite continually sliding sales, which fell 22% fro For a sixth straight week, 50 Cent's "The Massacre" manages to…

  4. Pixies Unveil Summer Tour Plans

    April 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The outing will begin May 26-27 with two doubleheaders in Portland, Ore. North American dates are set through June 14 in Wantagh, N.Y., with more to be added. As first revealed here in February, the Pixies will return to the road this summer, with plans to play two shows on the same night in…

  5. Billboard Bits: Coldplay, James Taylor & More

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Coldplay, James Taylor & More Beginning today, the first track from Coldplay's upcoming Capitol album, "X&Y," is available as a 30-second master ringtone a week before the entire song can be heard on the radio. "Speed of Sound" is being offered…

  6. 10,000 Lakes, All Good Fests Set Initial Bills

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Minnesota's 10,000 Lakes Festival and West Virginia's All Good Music Festival have each confirmed eclectic performance lineups for their third and ninth annual events, respectively. Minnesota's 10,000 Lakes Festival and West Virginia's All Good Music Festival have each…

  7. Sarzo Recounts Osbourne/Rhoads Era

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rudy Sarzo's name has long been familiar to fans of '80s-era hard rock and heavy metal. Rudy Sarzo's name has long been familiar to fans of '80s-era hard rock and heavy metal. After all, he was a member of Quiet Riot and Whitesnake and currently holds the bass position in…

  8. Wilson, 'Whiskey' Top CMT Awards

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Gretchen Wilson was a top vote-getter at the 2005 CMT Music Awards, held last night (April 11) at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. The entertainer took home two of the evening's nine fan-vote Gretchen Wilson was a top vote-getter at the 2005 CMT Music Awards, held last…

  9. Royksopp In The 'Moment' On New Album

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The 11-track set will be led by the single "Only This Moment," which will be commercially released June 13 internationally. As tipped here last month, Norwegian electronic duo Royksopp will on July 12 release its highly anticipated sophomore album, "The Understanding. The 11…

  10. This Day in Music

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome. He is 36. Baroni had been in a coma since March 19, following a motorcycle accident in Rome. 2002 - Italian singer Alex Baroni is declared dead at the Santo Spirito hospital in Rome.…

  11. Pop Artists Symphonize With 'Orchestrated' Events

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT LeAnn Rimes, Seal and Jewel are the first artists confirmed to take part in the Argent Mortgage Orchestrated concert series. LeAnn Rimes, Seal and Jewel are the first artists confirmed to take part in the Argent Mortgage Orchestrated concert series. These one-night-only events will pair…

  12. 'Pressure' Cover To Raise Tsunami Relief Funds

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Reprise labelmates the Used and My Chemical Romance will release a version of the Queen and David Bowie collaboration, "Under Pressure," which they performed throughout the recently completed Taste of Reprise labelmates the Used and My Chemical Romance will release a version of the…

  13. Lineup Set For Glastonbury Festival

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at the U.K.'s Glastonbury Festival, to be held June 24-26. Veteran artists Brian Wilson, Van Morrison and Elvis Costello are a Coldplay, Kylie Minogue and the White Stripes are among the headline acts at the U.K.&…

  14. Christie, Imbruglia Top U.K. Charts

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tony Christie's "(Is This the Way) To Amarillo" (UMTV) yesterday (April 10) extended its reign over the U.K. singles chart to four weeks. Tony Christie's "(Is This the Way) To Amarillo" (UMTV) yesterday (April 10) extended its reign over the U.K. singles chart to…

  15. This Day in Music

    April 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Former Mrs. Tommy Lee, Pamela Anderson says yes when bad-boy musician Kid Rock proposes to her in the desert outside Las Vegas. 2002 - Former Mrs. Tommy Lee, Pamela Anderson says yes when bad-boy musician Kid Rock proposes to her in the desert outside Las Vegas. 2002…

  16. Hot Product

    April 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey Setting Mimi Free Multi-million-selling, two-time Grammy winner Mariah Carey has experienced great highs and lows in the course of her 15-year career. But on the eve of the North American release of her eighth studio album, "The Emancipation of Mimi," Carey is confident…

  17. This Day in Music

    April 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>Two months removed from her infamous breast-baring incident at the Super Bowl halftime show, Janet Jackson makes another big splash on network television when she earns NBC's "Saturday N 2004 - Two months removed from her infamous breast-baring incident at…

  18. Jackson Fondled Macaulay Culkin, Cook Says

    April 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A former cook for Michael Jackson testified yesterday (April 8) that he saw the singer fondling child actor Macaulay Culkin as the two played a video game at his Neverland Valley Ranch in 1991. Philli A former cook for Michael Jackson testified yesterday (April 8) that he saw the singer…

  19. Let Us Never Speak Again

    April 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Out Hud's laptop-friendly manipulation of organic musicianship results in a lightheartedly buoyant retro sound, where new-wave effects decorate an array of instruments and computer-generated rhythms, Out Hud's laptop-friendly manipulation of organic musicianship results in a…

  20. Angels & Outlaws

    April 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Howard and David Bellamy have built an international following and remarkable career longevity by writing perceptive, witty songs and singing them with casual aplomb. Howard and David Bellamy have built an international following and remarkable career longevity by writing perceptive, witty…

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