1. Blink 182 Hops In The 'Van'

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Blink 182's Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge have teamed with DreamWorks Records multimedia partner Melee Entertainment to release the group's feature documentary "Riding in Vans With Boys" Dec. 9 on DVD. Blink 182's Mark Hoppus and Tom DeLonge have teamed with DreamWorks…

  2. Radiohead's Greenwood Offers Solo 'Song'

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST The film, which opens Dec. 5 in the U.K., was named best British documentary last week at the British Independent Film Awards. Radiohead guitarist Jonny Greenwood will see his score for the U.K. documentary " Bodysong " released Feb. 24 in North America via Capitol. The album was…

  3. Keith 'Shocks' Billboard 200 With No. 1 Debut

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Country star Toby Keith debuts atop The Billboard 200 with his best sales week ever. His fourth DreamWorks effort, "Shock'n Y'All," sold 585,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, to Country star Toby Keith debuts atop The Billboard 200 with his best sales…

  4. Righteous Brother Sings Alone At Memorial

    November 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST The surviving member of the Righteous Brothers sang a gospel song alone yesterday (Nov. 11) as family, friends and fans remembered his late partner, Bobby Hatfield, at a memorial service filled with m The surviving member of the Righteous Brothers sang a gospel song alone yesterday (Nov. 11)…

  5. Auf Der Maur Eyes Solo Debut

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late spring via Capitol, according to a spokesperson. The as-yet-untitled set will be supported with a tour, with details yet Melissa Auf Der Maur's long-in-the-works solo debut will finally be out in late…

  6. Billboard Bits: Aguilera, Jackson/McBride, Rolling Stones

    November 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard Bits: Aguilera, Jackson/McBride, Rolling Stones Christina Aguilera has canceled the final two dates on a nine-show tour of the U.K. and Ireland, citing acute bronchitis. Aguilera's illness comes just days after she hosted the MTV Europe Music Awards in Edinburgh, taking with…

  7. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2002 - Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith dies in Detroit. He is 66. 2001 - Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is…

  8. This Day in Music

    November 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Following up on 22-year-old vocalist/pianist Fiona Apple's 1996 debut, the oh-so-succinctly titled "Tidal," Clean Slate/Epic releases Apple's "When The Pawn Hits The Conflicts He Thinks 1999 - Following up on 22-year-old vocalist/pianist…

  9. Everything to Everyone

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Though loved for their witty silliness, Barenaked Ladies are a little too goofy for goofiness' sake on their latest album, "Everything to Everyone." Such tracks as the frenetic "Shopping" and polka-in Though loved for their witty silliness, Barenaked Ladies are a…

  10. Inocente de Tí

    November 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST Mexican icon Juan Gabriel has never been known for subtlety. But even by his standards, his latest studio album is, well, slightly over the top. Mexican icon Juan Gabriel has never been known for subtlety. But even by his standards, his latest studio album is, well, slightly over the top. Is…

  11. CHART BEAT CHAT

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the Righteous Brothers' Bobby Hatfield, Clay Aiken, commercial singles and coincidental birthdays with readers. ROCK AND ROLL HEAVEN Hi Fred, My husband woke me up as he was getting ready for work this morning to tell me Bobby Hatfield had died. What a great loss…

  12. Puddle Of Mudd Rocks For Fire Victims

    November 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tickets go on sale today (Nov. 7) via Ticketmaster's Web site and via traditional outlets tomorrow. Puddle Of Mudd has added a benefit concert in San Diego to its current string of club dates in advance of its forthcoming Flawless/Geffen album, "Life on Display." The Nov. 15…

  13. Righteous Brother Bobby Hatfield Dies

    November 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Bobby Hatfield, half of legendary vocal duo the Righteous Brothers, was found dead yesterday (Nov. 5) in a Kalamazoo, Mich., hotel, police said. Hatfield, 63, was found in his hotel room by staffers a Bobby Hatfield, half of legendary vocal duo the Righteous Brothers, was found dead yesterday…

  14. Memphis Celebrates Rock'N'Roll's 50th

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pegging the day Elvis Presley recorded a version of Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup's "That's All Right" -- July 5, 1954 -- at as the date "rock" and "roll" were married, Memphis will celebrate 2004 as the 50 Pegging the day Elvis Presley recorded a…

  15. Setzer, Straitjackets Set Retro Holiday Tours

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rock'n'roll swing revivalist act the Brian Setzer Orchestra and surf twangers Los Straitjackets will kick off separate holiday treks in the coming weeks. Rock'n'roll swing revivalist act the Brian Setzer Orchestra and surf twangers Los Straitjackets will kick off separate…

  16. Breaking & Entering

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: The Stills, the Rapture and Hieroglyphics. IN MOTION: Interpol and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club have became the hipster bands of choice by making 1980s-influenced rock cool again. Both acts place a heavy…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with "All That You Can't Leave Behind," pocketing an eighth No. 1 on that survey and denying Blur its fifth in the process. 2000 - U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with "All That You Can't…

  18. 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…

  19. TOP HEATSEEKERS

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST /bb/charts/heatseekers.jsp 1. Welcome Interstate Managers , Fountains Of Wayne 2. Echoes , The Rapture 3. The Soul Sessions (EP) , Joss Stone 4. Three Days Grace , Three Days Grace 5. Kish Kash , Basement Jaxx Issue date: Nov. 8, 2003 News Joss Stone …

  20. Billboard Bits: AMAs, Missy Elliott, Eagles Of Death Metal

    November 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on AMAs, Missy Elliott, Eagles Of Death Metal Toby Keith and Fleetwood Mac have been added as performers for the 31st annual American Music Awards. The Nov. 16 event will also feature previously announced performances by Sheryl Crow, Kid Rock, Ricky Martin, OutKast, Ashanti, Hilary Duff,…

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