1. This Day in Music

    February 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1992 - </b>Megadeth guitarist Dave Mustaine and wife Pam have a baby in Burbank, Calif. They name the child Justis David.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2001 - Musician-actor Harry Conick Jr. performs at and serves as creative director for…

  2. Grammys Deliver Promised Musical 'Moments'

    February 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST From the opening number, the Grammy Awards were a musical spectacle with plenty of the "one of a kind moments" the Recording Academy had been promising in the weeks preceding last night's (Feb. 8) eve From the opening number, the Grammy Awards were a musical spectacle with…

  3. FILM SCHOOL, "Film School"

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Borrowing but not stealing from new wave and shoegaze pioneers, Film School washes its distorted jams, crunchy melody lines and crescendos with a thick layer of atmospheric noise. Borrowing but not stealing from new wave and shoegaze pioneers, Film School washes its distorted jams, crunchy…

  4. Metallica Doc Director Turns Camera On Lee

    January 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST One of the directors of the rock documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" is poised to make some more noise. One of the directors of the rock documentary "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" is poised to make some more noise. Bruce Sinofsky will turn his camera on Motley…

  5. Solo Stars Dream On (continued...)

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Page two of a Destiny's Child artist feature. Sony Urban Music president Lisa Ellis recalls that early on, the girls' talent and determination left a lasting impression. She witnessed both qualities during the group's first radio promo show for top 40 WJJS Roanoke, Va. "…

  6. Robin Thicke Rolls With Pharrell

    January 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST R&B/soul artist Robin Thicke has inked with the Neptunes' Star Trak imprint through Interscope for the Feb. 14 release of his second album, "The Evolution of Robin Thicke." R&B/soul artist Robin Thicke has inked with the Neptunes' Star Trak imprint through…

  7. This Day In Music

    January 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST - Bee Gees members Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb are among those named by the Queen to the New Year Honours list. The Gibb brothers each receive a CBE (Commander of the British Empire). 2002 - No Doubt lead singer Gwen Stefani accepts the marriage proposal of Bush frontman Gavin…

  8. Prefuse 73 Beefs Up 'Security'

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST Scott Herren will return to his Prefuse 73 project for "Security Screenings," due Feb. 7 via Warp. Scott Herren will return to his Prefuse 73 project for "Security Screenings," due Feb. 7 via Warp. The project is described as a "transition" from, as opposed to a…

  9. Juliet

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Desperate times call for desperate measures. September 25 Let me write about last night: Philadelphia We pulled up to the World Café and there was already a band on. I went to the dressing room that we had used 2 weeks ago to lay down. It was full of guys who were in the 3 bands on before us.…

  10. This Day in Music

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1984 - </b>No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: "Like a Virgin," Madonna. Billboard ranks the song as the top single of 1984.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 1998 - The Higher Regional Court in Mannheim, Germany, sentences promoter Mathias…

  11. Foxx Returns To Musical Roots

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Oscar-winning actor returns to music after a 12-year layoff, bolstered by guest turns from Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, Twista and Kanye West. A funny thing happened to Jamie Foxx on the way to starting a music career. Acting on a girlfriend's dare to take the stage during a comedy club&…

  12. Nilsson Documentary Due Early Next Year

    December 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST A documentary focusing on the life and career of late singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson will be released early next year. A documentary focusing on the life and career of late singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson will be released early next year. "Who is Harry Nilsson (And Why is Everybody…

  13. 'NOW!' Rebounds, Holds Brown From No. 1

    December 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Chris Brown's eponymous debut was edged out of the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200 this week by a stronger finish from "NOW! That's What I Call Music 20." And despite being the thick of the holiday CD Chris Brown's eponymous debut was edged out of the No. 1 spot on…

  14. This Day in Music

    December 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Jazz bassist Arvell Shaw dies at his home in Long Island, N.Y., of an apparent heart attack. He is 79.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The all-star remake of "Do They Know It's Christmas" (Mercury) easily…

  15. Seattle Rock Vets Resuscitate Truly

    December 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST s' Seattle rock act Truly will come out of hiding next year, nearly a decade after its last release. 1990s' Seattle rock act Truly will come out of hiding next year, nearly a decade after its last release. Comprised of ex-Screaming Trees drummer Mark Pickerel, ex-Soundgarden…

  16. Juliet

    December 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST A September residency begins and brings stress, exhilaration and more. September 4 4 am Oh no! A car will be here in 3 hours & I haven’t packed I haven’t packed I haven’t packed one thing. Dream dream dream until the twenty second hour… It’s not the end of the world for today’s debauchery…

  17. Tom Petty: A Portrait Of The Artist

    November 28, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Billboard Interview with the 2005 Century Award Honoree Tom Petty just laughs and shakes his head when he looks at the 26-year-old smirking back at him from the cover of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' 1976 self-titled debut. They "were just boys," he says. "It was…

  18. Cyndi Lauper / Nov. 11, 2005 / Atlantic City, N.J. (Trump Taj Mahal)

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST At first glance, the guest stars that joined Cyndi Lauper for her Trump Taj Mahal Hotel & Casino concert would surprise many. Shaggy? Ani DiFranco? The Hooters? Pat Monahan? Scott Weiland?! At first glance, the guest stars that joined Cyndi Lauper for her Trump Taj Mahal Hotel &…

  19. THE BAND, "A Musical History"

    November 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the era of Iron Butterfly and Ultimate Spinach, the musicians who became known as the Band chose their name with a purpose. It was meant to be down to earth, modest, representing the act's collecti In the era of Iron Butterfly and Ultimate Spinach, the musicians who became known as…

  20. This Day in Music

    November 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Tim McGraw is named entertainer of the year at the Country Music Association Awards held at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry House. Tobey Keith wins male vocalist of the year and Lee Ann Womac 2004 - Howard Keel, who sang and danced to stardom in the heyday of MGM…

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