1. This Day in Music

    April 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Paul Atkinson, veteran record executive and guitarist for the Zombies, dies in his sleep after a long battle with cancer and kidney disease. He is 48. 2004 - Paul Atkinson, veteran record executive and guitarist for the Zombies, dies in his sleep after a long battle with cancer and…

  2. This Day in Music

    December 18, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Jay-Z becomes the first hip-hop artist ever to release an album from the "MTV Unplugged" series when roc-A-Fella/Def Jam issues "Jay-Z Unplugged."<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The Pixies wrap their…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Ani DiFranco, Ben Harper, Patti Smith, and Company Flow are among the entertainers on hand at New York's Madison Square Garden, adding some musical muscle to a 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of…

  4. Arctic Monkeys Win U.K.'s Mercury Prize

    September 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Arctic Monkeys have won the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize, the "album of the year" award for British and Irish acts. The act's debut set, "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not" (Domino), The Arctic Monkeys have won the 2006 Nationwide Mercury…

  5. McFly, Razorlight Rule U.K. Charts

    July 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT British boy band McFly scored its fifth U.K. No. 1 single yesterday (July 23) as the double-sided "Don't Stop Me Now" and "Please Please" (Universal), the official single of the Comic Relief charity's British boy band McFly scored its fifth U.K. No. 1 single…

  6. 'Now 22' Zooms By Yorke, Pimp C For No. 1 Debut

    July 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Joining eight of its predecessors, the multi-artist compilation "Now 22" bows atop The Billboard 200 this week. The BMG/Zomba/EMI/UME compilation moved 398,000 units in the United States, according to Joining eight of its predecessors, the multi-artist compilation "Now 22"…

  7. Yorke Vies With Monkeys For Mercury Prize

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Only eight days after its release, Radiohead frontman Thom Yoke's solo debut "The Eraser" (XL) was installed today (July 18) as the bookmakers' joint favorite for the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize alo Only eight days after its release, Radiohead frontman Thom Yoke's…

  8. Allen, Muse Retain Control Of U.K. Charts

    July 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lily Allen's "Smile" single (Regal) and Muse's "Black Holes and Revelations" album (Helium 3/Warner Bros.) both held on to their leads on the new U.K. sales charts yesterday (July 16). Lily Allen's "Smile" single (Regal) and Muse's "Black…

  9. 27OnTV

    July 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 10-16, 2006. MONDAY, JULY 10 "TRL," MTV Featured artist(s): Teddy Geiger, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ne-Yo. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured artist(s): The Fray (also featured: Michael Douglas, John Witherspoon). "The…

  10. 'Eraser'head

    July 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's debut solo album, "The Eraser," will be released this week via XL Recordings. The set was produced and arranged by longtime Radiohead collaborator Nigel Godrich. "Inevi Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's debut solo album, "The Eraser,…

  11. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Thom Yorke reveals his first album without the backing of Radiohead, DJ Cut Chemist does the same minus longtime collaborators Cut Chemist and Sufjan Stevens offers an alternate glimpse at his acclaim The major-label debut from rapper Rhymefest, "Blue Collar" (Allido/J), featuring…

  12. This Land Is Yorke Land

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Thom Yorke takes the heat at Bonnaroo. Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke sweated through the band's set at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival on June 17. His first solo album, "The Eraser," is due July 11 via XL. News Thom Yorke …

  13. Bonnaroo Day Two: Radiohead Rocks, Everybody Jams

    June 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The long awaited and much-discussed collision of hipsters and hippies arrived at Bonnaroo last night (June 17), with a headlining main stage appearance from Radiohead, taken in by the vast majority of The long awaited and much-discussed collision of hipsters and hippies arrived at Bonnaroo…

  14. Donwood Dresses Up Thom Yorke Solo Album

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Artist Stanley Donwood was fascinated by the floods in Cornwall, England, two years ago, inspiring part of his recent exhibition, "London Views." Artist Stanley Donwood was fascinated by the floods in Cornwall, England, two years ago, inspiring part of his recent exhibition, "…

  15. Radiohead Unveils Eight New Songs In New York

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead played its first New York show since late 2003 last night (June 13) at the Theatre at Madison Square Garden and delivered eight new songs in consideration for its next studio album. Radiohead played its first New York show since late 2003 last night (June 13) at the Theatre at…

  16. Thom Yorke Solo Album Due In July

    May 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's debut solo album, "The Eraser," will be released in July via XL Recordings. The set was produced and arranged by longtime Radiohead collaborator Nigel Godrich. "Inevita Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke's debut solo album, "The Eraser,…

  17. This Day in Music

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Carlos Rivolta, the Argentine-born bassist of Spanish band Dusminguet, is electrocuted during a concert in Guadalajara, Mexico.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2005 - Composer John Debney is honored with the Henry Mancini Award at…

  18. Radiohead Eyeing Multiple Night Stands

    April 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead is eyeing multiple-night stands in Montreal, Toronto, Philadelphia and Chicago as part of its summer North American tour, which will get underway in June, Billboard.com has learned. Dates, v Radiohead is eyeing multiple-night stands in Montreal, Toronto, Philadelphia and Chicago as…

  19. This Day in Music

    April 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1997 - </b>Jolie Gabor, mother of Eva and Zsa Zsa dies at the age of 97.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Paul Atkinson, veteran record executive and guitarist for the Zombies, dies in his sleep after a long battle with cancer and…

  20. Radiohead To Unveil New Tunes On Tour

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Radiohead will unveil its newest material during a short European tour that kicks off with a May 6-7 stand in Copenhagen. Dates are on tap through May 19 in London, after which Radiohead will cross th Radiohead will unveil its newest material during a short European tour that kicks off with a…

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