1. Vice Preps 'Halloween' Treat For Charity

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As both a response and an addition to the recent influx of benefit recordings, Vice is releasing the star-studded single "Do They Know It's Hallowe'en?" As both a response and an addition to the recent influx of benefit recordings, Vice is releasing the star-studded single…

  2. Eagles Of Death Metal Prep New CD, Foo Dates

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT In addition to the January arrival of the sophomore Eagles Of Death Metal album, "Death by Sexy," frontman Jesse 'The Devil' Hughes has several other projects up his sleeve. In addition to the January arrival of the sophomore Eagles Of Death Metal album, "Death by…

  3. This Day in Music

    April 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2004 - </b>The L.A. recording studios of Ray Charles _ RPM International _ are designated as a historic landmark at a public ceremony. "Thank you all from my heart," Charles tells the audience gath 2004 - The L.A. recording studios of Ray Charles _ RPM International _…

  4. Motown Producer Freddie Perren Dies

    December 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Grammy Award-winner Freddie Perren, who produced records for Gloria Gaynor, the Jackson 5 and the "Saturday Night Fever" album, has died at the age of 61. Grammy Award-winner Freddie Perren, who produced songs for Gloria Gaynor, the Jackson 5 and the "Saturday Night Fever"…

  5. Shortlist Music Prize 'Longlist' Nominees

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The "longlist" of artists and their latest albums being considered for the 2004 Shortlist Music Prize. Ten finalists for the award will be announced in late September; the Prize will be awarded duri Below is the "longlist" of artists, and their latest albums, being…

  6. The Tangled Web

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Web's Most Intriguing Music-Related Issues & Destinations. This Week: Berklee College of Music and XL Recordings. PLUG INTO THE CLASSROOM: Boston's renowned Berklee College of Music, the world's largest independent music college, is now offering Web travelers the…

  7. Skull Ring

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Considering that "Skull Ring" not only marks a historic reunion with the Stooges but also features guest turns by Peaches, Sum 41 and Green Day, it is rather amusing that most of the disc's best cuts Considering that "Skull Ring" not only marks a historic reunion with…

  8. Try This

    November 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST In a time of cookie-cutter wannabes, Pink happily redefines what it means to be a pop artist. In a time of cookie-cutter wannabes, Pink happily redefines what it means to be a pop artist. By bucking convention on her second album, "Missundaztood," Pink (and thus, her label)…

  9. Color Pink In Hues Of Punk

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. After raising eyebrows with her last album, Pink makes it even clearer with her new disc that fans should expect the unexpected. Her third album, "Try This," finds the singer again ignoring the rules often guiding today's young…

  10. Kings Of Leon, Darkness Join Big Day Out

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kings Of Leon, the Darkness, Muse, Felix Da Housecat, Thursday, Afrika Bambaataa, Poison The Well, the Sleepy Jackson, Audio Bullys, David Holmes and Lost Prophets are among the acts that have joined Kings Of Leon, the Darkness, Muse, Felix Da Housecat, Thursday, Afrika Bambaataa, Poison The…

  11. Fatherfucker

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Peaches' debut album, "The Teaches of Peaches," spawned an underground electroclash anthem in the single "Fuck the Pain Away." In the process, Peaches became a much-sought-after live act with a ferven Peaches' debut album, "The Teaches of Peaches,"…

  12. BREAKING & ENTERING

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Peaches, Aesop Rock & Give Up The Ghost. /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Aesop Rock , Peaches …

  13. Aussie Big Day Out Sets Star-Packed Lineup

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The lineup for the 2004 Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand will feature the Strokes, A Perfect Circle, the Flaming Lips, the Dandy Warhols and the Mars Volta alongside previously a The lineup for the 2004 Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand will feature…

  14. Pink Gives New Album A 'Try'

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Party diva Pink will on Nov. 11 release her third Arista album, "Try This." The set, which features a number of songs co-written with Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong, is the follow-up to her breakthroug Party diva Pink will on Nov. 11 release her third Arista album, "Try This.…

  15. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper Obie Trice's Eminem-produced debut, "Cheers" (Shady/Interscope). -- The self-titled Rykodisc debut album from the Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate principals Jeremy Enigk, William…

  16. Go

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Multimillion-selling Pat Benatar has certainly influenced many of today's kids. Multimillion-selling Pat Benatar has certainly influenced many of today's kids. From Pink to Peaches, numerous artists have feverishly studied the native New Yorker's classic rock riffs ("…

  17. Peaches Seeks Sexual Equality On New Disc

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. With only one album under her faux-leather white belt -- "The Teaches of Peaches" -- novel performer Peaches has given new meaning to the phrase "women in rock." Salacious tracks like "F*** the Pain Away" and "…

  18. Flaming Lips Revisit 'Yoshimi'

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT More than a year after its release, the Flaming Lips' "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots" is getting new life. The Warner Bros. set will be released as a double-disc package on Sept. 23, with the standa More than a year after its release, the Flaming Lips' "Yoshimi…

  19. Pop Studs 'Ring' With Guest Appearances

    July 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Iggy Pop has set a Sept. 30 release date for "Skull Ring," his latest Virgin album. Iggy Pop has set a Sept. 30 release date for "Skull Ring," his latest Virgin album, which as previously reported , will feature four songs recorded with original Stooges bandmates Ron…

  20. This Day in Music

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Darrell Sweet, the drummer for Scottish rock group Nazareth, suffers a fatal heart attack as the band arrives at an amphitheater in New Albany, Ind., to begin the second leg of its U.S. 1999 - Darrell Sweet, the drummer for Scottish rock group Nazareth, suffers a…

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