1. Twain's 'Come On Over' Nets Double Diamond

    December 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST Shania Twain has joined an exclusive club as the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in November certified her 1997 album "Come on Over" 20 times platinum. Shania Twain has joined an exclusive club as the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) in November…

  2. Korn Eyes New Album, Covers Set

    November 29, 2004 12:00 AM EST While touring behind its recently released "Greatest Hits, Vol. 1," Korn is already looking forward to its next studio project. According to guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer, the alternative metal act' While touring behind its recently released "Greatest Hits, Vol…

  3. Hot Product

    November 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Nirvana Smells Like Nirvana The long-in-the-works Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out" takes a chronological look at the Kurt Cobain-led band's brief but enormously influential career, beginning with a Led Zeppelin cover from its debut show in 1987 to Cobain solo acoustic…

  4. Allman Takes Friends On The Road

    November 17, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gregg Allman will take a break from the Allman Brothers Band for a brief run of East Coast tour dates, kicking off Jan. 21 in Jim Thorpe, Pa. Gregg Allman will take a break from the Allman Brothers Band for a brief run of East Coast tour dates, kicking off Jan. 21 in Jim Thorpe, Pa. Traveling…

  5. A Q&A With Elton John

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST An edited version of this interview appears in the Nov. 20 issue of Billboard. The full text is presented exclusively on Billboard.com. As a major artist on major labels for nearly 35 years, Elton John long ago proved himself one of the most durable artists of the rock era. At 57, the many…

  6. Ask Billboard

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Massive Attack, British acts and Janet Jackson. MASSIVE? Hi Keith, Hi Keith As you probably know Massive Attack is not only a very important group in the sense of artistic ability but are also quite commercially successful in Europe …

  7. B&E: Pink Martini & Blaine Larsen

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Breaking & Entering: A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Pink Martini and Blaine Larsen. Profiling acts breaking at radio and/or retail and entering Billboard's charts. SHAKIN' AND STIRRING: Seven years after its debut, Pink…

  8. BREAKING & ENTERING

    November 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Pink Martini & Blaine Larsen /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Blaine Larsen …

  9. Nirvana Box Track List Revealed

    November 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Nirvana box set "With the Lights Out" will take a chronological look at the Kurt Cobain-led band's brief but enormously influential career, beginning with a Led Zeppelin cover from its debut show The Nirvana box set " With the Lights Out " will take a…

  10. Flaming Lips Dreaming Up New Sound Collages

    October 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Flaming Lips have begun work on their next Warner Bros. studio album with longtime producer Dave Fridmann. The Flaming Lips have begun work on their next Warner Bros. studio album with longtime producer Dave Fridmann. However, Lips frontman Wayne Coyne admits to Billboard.com, "It…

  11. Gillard Eyes Solo Release As GBV Wraps

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Longtime guitarist Doug Gillard is preparing the release of his first solo album, "Salamander," due Oct. 19 on Pink Frost/Big Takeover Records. With legendary indie-rock outfit Guided By Voices set to disband at the end of its current tour, longtime guitarist Doug Gillard is…

  12. Everybody Loves a Happy Ending

    October 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British duo Tears for Fears released three albums in the '80s, including chart-topper "Songs From the Big Chair." Following 1989 disc "The Seeds of Love," bandmates Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith parte British duo Tears for Fears released three albums in the '80s,…

  13. The Little Boy's Heavy Mental Shadow Opera About the Inhabitants of His Diary

    September 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Being in a band would keep most people busy. Being in a band would keep most people busy. But Andy Kuntz, frontman for German progressive act Valden Plas, finds the time to take on such roles as Judas in "Jesus Christ Superstar" and record a solo album under the moniker Abydos. His…

  14. Ask Billboard

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about the Rolling Stones, Billboard Music Awards and Def Leppard. LIVE LICKS? Keith, Do you have a release date for the new Rolling Stones double "Live" CD of the band's Licks tour? I have seen a track listing on a European…

  15. TOP POP CATALOG ALBUMS

    September 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/popcat.jsp 1. "Legend," Bob Marley & The Wailers 2. "Ready To Die," The Notorious B.I.G. 3. "1," The Beatles 4. "Dark Side Of The Moon," Pink Floyd 5. "A Rush Of Blood To The Head," Coldplay News Bob Marley …

  16. Waters Posts Anti-War Tracks Online

    September 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock artist Roger Waters is releasing a pair of new songs today (Sept. 7) via online download outlets. Veteran rock artist Roger Waters is releasing a pair of new songs today (Sept. 7) via online download outlets. According to the former Pink Floyd leader, work on "To Kill the…

  17. CD/DVD Revisits Rare Wire TV Gig

    September 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Art-punk icons Wire have unearthed tapes from a 1979 interview and performance on the German television show "Rockpalast," and will release them as a combo DVD/CD Oct. 26 through the band's own Pinkfl Art-punk icons Wire have unearthed tapes from a 1979 interview and…

  18. TOP POP CATALOG ALBUMS

    August 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT /bb/charts/popcat.jsp 1. "Ready To Die," The Notorious B.I.G. 2. "LEGEND," BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS 3. "1," The Beatles 4. "Lord, I Apologize," Larry The Cable Guy 5. "Dark Side Of The Moon," Pink Floyd Issue date: Aug. 28, 2004 News Bob…

  19. Mellencamp Walks 'Tall' On Retrospective

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT John Mellencamp has drafted producer/artist Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds to co-produce two new songs for his upcoming retrospective "Words & Music." John Mellencamp has drafted producer/artist Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds to co-produce two new songs for his…

  20. The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement

    August 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Listening to the soundtrack to "The Princess Diaries 2" is much like flipping through a real journal: Each track, like each new day, yields something different from the previous one. Listening to the soundtrack to "The Princess Diaries 2" is much like flipping through a…

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