1. Gabriel Remixes Music Clips For DVD

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Peter Gabriel has made some of the most groundbreaking clips of the video era. Now fans will get a chance to study his work with "Play," the British artist's first career-spanning DVD collection. The 23-track set includes such…

  2. Hot Product

    October 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Joseph Arthur 'Remain' In Light Singer/songwriter Joseph Arthur crowns a new deal with Vector Recordings with his fourth studio album, "Our Shadows Will Remain." Sessions for the 12-track set began after Arthur gave up his New York apartment and headed for New Orleans with…

  3. Judge OKs Michael Jackson Tix Suit

    October 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A New York judge has approved a class-action lawsuit against Ticketmaster and Madison Square Garden for allegedly selling seats with obstructed views for Michael Jackson's 30th anniversary concert thr A New York judge has approved a class-action lawsuit against Ticketmaster and Madison…

  4. BRMC Changes Directions For Third Album

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rock outfit Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is moving in new musical directions on its first album since leaving Virgin, which is nearing completion, according to bassist/vocalist Robert Turner. He and gu Rock outfit Black Rebel Motorcycle Club is moving in new musical directions on its first…

  5. Young Jams For Votes, Readies 'Greatest Hits'

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Although not an announced part of the lineup, Neil Young spent the weekend making appearances at Vote for Change tour stops in Toledo, Ohio, and Detroit. Sources suggest the veteran Canadian singer/so Although not an announced part of the lineup, Neil Young spent the weekend making…

  6. 41TunesOnTV

    October 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 4-10, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, OCT. 4 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Mase (also scheduled: John Travolta). "And You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip Hop - Back in the Day," VH1…

  7. The Clarence Greenwood Recordings

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT While Citizen Cope's 2002 self-titled debut on DreamWorks boasted several memorable tunes, the second half of the album petered out with bland material. While Citizen Cope's 2002 self-titled debut on DreamWorks boasted several memorable tunes, the second half of the album petered…

  8. Gabriel Pushes 'Play' On DVD Collection

    September 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The project is due Nov. 16 in North America via Rhino; release dates are still being hammered out in other territories. As tipped here earlier this month, Peter Gabriel has wrapped work on a career-spanning DVD collection, "Play." The project is due Nov. 16 in North America via…

  9. Dozens Of Acts Sign On For Merlefest

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Some of the top names in bluegrass and country music have signed on for the 2005 edition of MerleFest, to be held April 28-May 1 at Wilkesboro, N.C. Some of the top names in bluegrass and country music have signed on for the 2005 edition of MerleFest, to be held April 28-May 1 at Wilkesboro,…

  10. B&E: Black Keys & Mindi Abair

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Black Keys and Mindi Abair. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. THE (BLACK) KEYS TO SUCCESS: Akron, Ohio-based duo the Black Keys…

  11. 40TunesOnTV

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, 2004. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 27 "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist: Patti Scialfa (also scheduled: Lauren Graham, Peter Boyle). "VH1 All Access: When Stars Get Scammed,"…

  12. Hot Product

    September 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Interpol ’Antics’ All Around New York rock act Interpol will release its highly anticipated sophomore album, "Antics," this week via Matador. The 10-track set is highlighted by the dancefloor-worthy single "Slow Hands," the slow, fragmented "Public Pervert," the…

  13. 'Easy' Money: Lachey Set For Heist Pic

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After testing his acting chops on the WB Network's "Charmed," Nick Lachey is making the move to the big screen, signing on for a role in the indie film "The Hard Easy." After testing his acting chops on the WB Network's "Charmed," Nick Lachey is making…

  14. Opry Star Roy Drusky Dies

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky died yesterday (Sept. 23) following a lengthy illness. Grand Ole Opry star Roy Drusky died yesterday (Sept. 23) following a lengthy illness. Drusky was born June 22, 1930 in Atlanta and studied veterinary medicine at Emory University before embarking on a music…

  15. Actor Downey Jr. Signs With Sony

    September 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Actor Robert Downey Jr. has signed an exclusive recording contract with Sony Classical, which will release his debut album Nov. 23. Actor Robert Downey Jr. has signed an exclusive recording contract with Sony Classical, which will release his debut album Nov. 23. The set, which is not yet…

  16. Top Acts Rally For Imprisoned Activist

    September 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Live tracks from Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Ben Harper, Paul McCartney, Bonnie Raitt and Indigo Girls highlight the track list for "For the Lady," a benefit album for imprisoned Burmese peace activist Aung Sa Live tracks from Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Ben Harper, Paul McCartney, Bonnie Raitt and…

  17. 'Idols' Tell All On 'Billboard Radio Countdown'

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The third season finalists from "American Idol" guest star on "The Billboard Radio Countdown" this week, talking about their experiences on the TV series and their summer concert tour. The third season finalists from "American Idol" guest star on "The…

  18. The Libertines

    September 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Looking to build on the momentum established by their first album, "Up for Bracket," the Libertines keep the great vibes going with a more revealing, self-titled sophomore set. Looking to build on the momentum established by their first album, "Up for Bracket," the…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses George Michael, chart records, chart gaps and the Average White Band with readers. DID GEORGE DO IT? Dear Fred, I really enjoy your column every week, and I wait every Friday to know more about chart facts. Last week, I read about the possibilities of Usher getting a…

  20. BRMC Presses On, With Or Without Drummer

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Despite rumors to the contrary, rock act Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has not split up and is at work on its third studio album, according to bassist/vocalist Robert Turner. Despite rumors to the contrary, rock act Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has not split up and is at work on its third studio…

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