1. Stone, Rich Creating Tsunami Benefit Song

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sharon Stone and Denise Rich are producing a song to benefit victims of the Dec. 26 tsunami disaster in Asia. Sharon Stone and Denise Rich are producing a song to benefit victims of the Dec. 26 tsunami disaster in Asia. The "Basic Instinct" actress and the socialite/songwriter are…

  2. Seventeen Days

    February 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Written in a spirited 17 days, 3 Doors Down's aptly titled third album suffers not from rush delivery. Written in a spirited 17 days, 3 Doors Down's aptly titled third album suffers not from rush delivery. Indeed, the record seems to thrive on manic energy and surging creativity,…

  3. NYC Rockers Come Alive On 'Continental' CDs

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Live recordings from Joey, Dee Dee and Marky Ramone, the Lunachicks, the Bouncing Souls, the Dead Boys' Cheetah Chrome and Cro-Mags lead the track list for "Best of NYC -- Live at Continental," to be Live recordings from Joey, Dee Dee and Marky Ramone, the Lunachicks, the…

  4. Collaborations Highlight Tibet House Benefit

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ray Davies jammed with the Black Keys, Nellie McKay harmonized with Trey Anastasio and Philip Glass tickled the ivories behind Lou Reed last night (Feb. 9) at the 15th annual Tibet House Benefit conce Ray Davies jammed with the Black Keys, Nellie McKay harmonized with Trey Anastasio and…

  5. Appeals Court Questions Jackson Lawyers

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST A California appeals court considering whether to lift some of the secrecy in the Michael Jackson child molestation case questioned lawyers about how to balance the pop singer's right to a fair trial A California appeals court considering whether to lift some of the secrecy in the…

  6. Kings Of Leon Set Out To Extend Reign To U.S.

    February 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For Kings of Leon, fame is a relative thing. The four-piece rock outfit from Tennessee has achieved platinum sales in the United Kingdom, where the group is a bona fide sensation. The band served as the penultimate act at last summer's…

  7. Billboard Bits: Hydra, Fantomas, Rascal Flatts

    February 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Hydra, Fantomas, Rascal Flatts Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart and noted jam band Particle have teamed up to create Hydra and will launch a U.S. tour April 7 in Santa Cruz. "Hydra is about extreme music," Hart says. "Extreme music for extreme people. I need it!"…

  8. RZA Unlocks Wu-Tang's 'Chambers,' Hopes For Tour

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Wu-Tang Clan principal RZA says he always viewed music biographies as a "post-career type of thing," but the offer to detail the guiding philosophies behind the pioneering Staten Island-based hip-hop Wu-Tang Clan principal RZA says he always viewed music biographies as a "post…

  9. This Day in Music

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jay Dee Daugherty, longtime drummer for the Patti Smith Group suffers trauma to his leg when his motorcycle is struck head-on by a motorist in lower Manhattan. 2002 - Jay Dee Daugherty, longtime drummer for the Patti Smith Group suffers trauma to his leg when his…

  10. Billboard Bits: Oasis/Jet, Grateful Dead, Himmelman

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Oasis/Jet, Grateful Dead, Himmelman Oasis has confirmed its first U.S. shows in three years, which will come in support of its as-yet-untitled new studio album , due May 16 internationally via Epic and late May or early June in North America. The band will play Toronto (June 17),…

  11. TunesOnTV

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 7-13, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, FEB. 7 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Ashanti (also scheduled: Leah Remini). "Live With Regis & Kelly," Syndicated Featured artist: Tina Turner …

  12. This Day in Music

    February 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Legendary Czech crooner Karel Gott announces that he would consider running for president of the Czech Republic, to replace playwright and former dissident Vaclav Havel, whose term in of 2003 - Legendary Czech crooner Karel Gott announces that he would consider…

  13. Update: Libertines Pressing On Without Doherty

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock outfit the Libertines has garnered a respectable fan base across the Atlantic, but the band remains front-page fodder in its homeland, thanks to estranged principal member Pete Doherty's ver U.K. rock outfit the Libertines has garnered a respectable fan base across the Atlantic…

  14. U2 Tickets Flying Fast, Edge Heads To Court

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST The frenzy surrounding the U2 Vertigo tour continued over the weekend with more quick sellouts, including all U.K. shows at more than 260,000 tickets, and 55,000 sold for the June 10 European opener i The frenzy surrounding the U2 Vertigo tour continued over the weekend with more quick…

  15. Pearl Jam, Presidents Go Back To 'School'

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam, the Presidents Of The United States Of America, Bill Frisell and Heart's Ann and Nancy Wilson have signed on for the Concert for the Northwest School, to be held March 18 at Seattle's Param Pearl Jam, the Presidents Of The United States Of America, Bill Frisell and Heart&…

  16. Jury Selection Begins In Jackson Trial

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson faced prospective jurors in his child-molestation trial today (Jan. 31) after being greeted by a crowd of fans shouting encouragement and pressing against fences to see the pop star. Michael Jackson faced prospective jurors in his child-molestation trial today (Jan. 31) after…

  17. Billboard Bits: Tibet House, Heavenly States, DiscLive

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST News on Tibet House, Heavenly States, DiscLive Lou Reed, the Kinks' Ray Davies and vocalist Antony have joined the lineup for the 15th annual Tibet House benefit concert , to be held Feb. 9 at New York's Carnegie Hall. They join a bill that already includes the Black Keys, Patti…

  18. Maroon5 Tapped For Honda Civic Tour

    January 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST Maroon5 will headline the fifth-annual Honda Civic Tour, kicking off March 11 in Los Angeles. Phantom Planet, the Donnas and the Thrills will open various shows during the outing. "Honda has been such Maroon5 will headline the fifth-annual Honda Civic Tour, kicking off March 11 in Los…

  19. Lawyers Want To Show Jackson Documentary

    January 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST The prosecution wants jurors in Michael Jackson's molestation trial to have their own screening of a British television documentary about the pop star, a show that the defense denounced as "heavily ed The prosecution wants jurors in Michael Jackson's molestation trial to have…

  20. Sheriff Investigators Deny Jackson Leaks

    January 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sheriff's investigators denied they are the source of recent leaks to the media in the Michael Jackson child molestation case and added an investigation has been started to find who might be responsib Sheriff's investigators denied they are the source of recent leaks to the media in…

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