1. Billboard Bits: Earth Day Auction, Jennings/Clement, Boorer

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Earth Day Auction, Jennings/Clement, Boz Boorer Opportunities to interact with such music stars as Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, James Taylor and Jimmy Buffett, plus signed memorabilia from Pearl Jam, Pink and Barbara Streisand are up for bid as part of the second annual Chevy Chase…

  2. Pearl Jam, Weapon Of Choice Mates Get Funky

    April 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Weapon Of Choice bassist Lonnie Marshall and Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard have been long-time friends, and recently collaborated on several tracks together. Weapon Of Choice bassist Lonnie Marshall and Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard have been long-time friends, and recently…

  3. Punk Legend Johnny Ramone Dies At 55

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Johnny Ramone, a founding member of pioneering punk act the Ramones, died yesterday afternoon (Sept. 15) at his home in Los Angeles. He was 55 and had been suffering from prostate cancer for some time Johnny Ramone, a founding member of pioneering punk act the Ramones, died yesterday…

  4. R.E.M.'s 'Sun' Rising In Europe

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. has confirmed a slate of European tour dates for early next year in support of its upcoming Warner Bros. album, "Around the Sun," due Oct. 5. The trek begins Jan. 7 in Lisbon, Portugal, and enc R.E.M. has confirmed a slate of European tour dates for early next year in support…

  5. Billboard Bits: The Music, Bennett, Bloom

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT News on The Music, Bennett, Bloom U.K. rock act the Music will on Oct. 19 release its sophomore album, "Welcome to the North," in North America via Capitol. The set was produced by Brendan O'Brien, best known for his work with Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam, among others. Fans…

  6. Poll: Groban Is Week's Biggest Release

    November 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST In a week with new releases from such heavy hitters as Jay-Z, Kid Rock, Bruce Springsteen and Pearl Jam, it's the soft vocals of Josh Groban that are favored by music fans, according to a Billboard.co In a week with new releases from such heavy hitters as Jay-Z, Kid Rock, Bruce…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica…

  8. Wilco, Dashboard Take It To The 'Bridge'

    September 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Wilco, Dashboard Confessional, Counting Crows, Willie Nelson, Incubus and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young have been added to the lineup for the 17th Bridge School Benefit concert. Wilco, Dashboard Confessional, Counting Crows, Willie Nelson, Incubus and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young have…

  9. The Tangled Web

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: N.A.G., Z100 and Pearl Jam. ALL MIXED UP: : While much of the talk about peer-to-peer file-sharing technology has centered around the swapping and downloading of illicit digital music files, New York-based artist/composer…

  10. THE TANGLED WEB

    July 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: N.A.G., Z100 and Pearl Jam. /bb/tangledweb/index.jsp News Pearl Jam , Z100 Jam …

  11. Billboard Bits: Buzzcocks, Radiohead, MC Lyte/Cee-Lo

    July 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Buzzcocks, Radiohead, MC Lyte/Cee-Lo The Buzzcocks were joined onstage last night (July 6) in Camden, N.J., by one-time bassist Steve Garvey and Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder for a rendition of their early staple "Why Can't I Touch It?" Now a Camden-area resident,…

  12. 10ask

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Michelle Branch, Lisa Marie Presley, and Pearl Jam. PLAYING THE 'GAME OF LOVE' Dear Keith, "The Game of Love" by Santana and Michelle Branch is an excellent song -- I love it! I noticed that on the Adult Top 40 chart…

  13. Marr Brings 'Boomslang' To North America

    November 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr will release "Boomslang," his debut album with his new band the Healers, Feb. 4 via iMusic. Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr will release "Boomslang," his debut album with his new band the Healers, Feb. 4 via iMusic. As previously…

  14. This Day in Music.

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Songstress Barbra Streisand releases her first holiday album in 34 years, ""Christmas Memories."" The album is the artists first studio release since 1999's ""A Love Like Ours."" 2001 - Songstress Barbra Streisand releases…

  15. Pearl Jam To Rock Seattle Benefit

    October 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam will on Dec. 8 play its first hometown show since October 2001 with a benefit concert at Seattle's Key Arena. Guitarist Mike McCready told local radio station KNDD today (Oct. 23) that proce Pearl Jam will on Dec. 8 play its first hometown show since October 2001 with a benefit…

  16. Buck Writing Material For New R.E.M. Album

    September 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has been writing a lot of new material and hopes to get into the recording studio "sooner rather than later" to work on the group's 13th album, according to a recent interv R.E.M. guitarist Peter Buck has been writing a lot of new material and hopes…

  17. Pearl Jam Plotting Studio Return

    July 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The actual date may be some time off, but Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard tells Billboard.com that the Seattle rock veterans have begun eyeing a return to the recording studio. "I don't know exactly The actual date may be some time off, but Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard tells…

  18. Napster Blocking Tracks, Under Specific Conditions

    March 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Updating an earlier story, Napster says it has begun blocking unauthorized songs from its file-sharing service, as it promised at a hearing last Friday, Billboard Bulletin reports. However, the proced Updating an earlier story, Napster says it has begun blocking unauthorized songs from its…

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