1. Kozelek's New Album Muse: Modest Mouse

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Equally at home with putting his unique spin on songs by AC/DC, Neil Diamond and John Denver as he is recording his own compositions, Mark Kozelek further indulges his interpretive bent on his next al Equally at home with putting his unique spin on songs by AC/DC, Neil Diamond and John Denver…

  2. Post-Coldplay, Black Mountain Goes Clubbing

    September 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Black Mountain will begin a 17-city tour next week on the heels of its unexpected handpicked selection as the opener for the first half of Coldplay's summer outing. Black Mountain will begin a 17-city tour next week on the heels of its unexpected handpicked selection as the opener for…

  3. Nouvelle Vague Ready For Debut U.S. Tour

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT French duo Nouvelle Vague will embark on its first U.S. headlining tour starting this weekend in New York. French duo Nouvelle Vague will embark on its first U.S. headlining tour starting this weekend in New York. The group is the brainchild of French producers Marc Collins and Olivier Labaux…

  4. This Day in Music

    September 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Tracy Byrd and wife Michelle welcome their third child, a son, into the world.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - World music star Manu Chao cancels a concert in Malaga, Spain, after controversy over the inclusion in his band…

  5. Fats Domino Rescued In New Orleans

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Rock legend Fats Domino has been rescued in New Orleans, days after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city. Rock legend Fats Domino has been rescued in New Orleans, days after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city. According to reports, Domino is now safe but his precise whereabouts are…

  6. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Van Morrison becomes the first inductee to the Hot Press Irish Music Hall of Fame (IMHF) at a ceremony in Dublin.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Panamanian Singer/songwriter and actor Ruben Blades begins his tenure as…

  7. Tunes On TV

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist: Brooks & Dunn (also scheduled: Sandra Day O'Connor). "Today," NBC Featured artist: Rihanna. "CKY…

  8. Keys Blends Old With New On 'Unplugged'

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alicia Keys revisits past favorites, collaborates with such acts as Common, Mos Def and Maroon 5's Adam Levine and unveils two new tunes on "MTV Unplugged," due Oct. 11 via J Records. The set will be Alicia Keys revisits past favorites, collaborates with several top acts and…

  9. Krall Croons Christmas Carols On New CD

    August 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Diana Krall will deliver the sounds of the season with "Christmas Songs, Featuring the Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra," due Nov. 1 from Verve Records. Diana Krall will deliver the sounds of the season with "Christmas Songs, Featuring the Clayton/Hamilton Jazz Orchestra,"…

  10. Stones Talk With Keef

    August 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Rolling Stones' first studio album in eight years, "A Bigger Bang," is due Sept. 6 via Virgin. The band's iconic frontman, Mick Jagger, and guitarist, Keith Richards, talked to Billboard first abo The Rolling Stones' first studio album in eight years, "A…

  11. Ministry Keeps Ranting With New Album, Tour

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock act Ministry will celebrate its 25th birthday with a new album due next month and an extensive tour in 2006. Veteran rock act Ministry will celebrate its 25th birthday with a new album due next month and an extensive tour in 2006. The 15-track "Rantology" rounds up such…

  12. Hot Product

    August 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ramones / Stooges Pure Punk Rhino revisits punk legends the Ramones and the Stooges with separate releases this week. The box set "Weird Tales of the Ramones" compiles 85 tracks onto three discs of music and includes the DVD debut of "Lifestyles of the Ramones." Originally…

  13. R&B Stars Look Back With 'Roll Bounce'

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New tracks from Brooke Valentine, Beyonce, Keith Sweat and a collaboration by Ray J and R. Kelly will lead the soundtrack for upcoming film "Roll Bounce," Billboard.com has learned. Due Sept. 20 via M New tracks from Brooke Valentine, Beyonc#&233;, Keith Sweat and a…

  14. This Day in Music

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that Oasis founding member Paul "Bonehead" Arthurs has decided to leave the band. Less than three weeks later, Paul McGuigan, the Oasis bassist known as "Guigsy," hands i 2002 - Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the…

  15. Death From Above 1979 Planning 'Epic' New CD

    August 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Canadian rock duo Death From Above 1979 will return to the studio on Sept. 1 to begin recording the follow-up to its acclaimed 2004 Vice debut, “You're a Woman, I'm a Machine.” Canadian rock duo Death From Above 1979 will return to the studio on Sept. 1 to begin recording the follow…

  16. Pixies Finalize 2004 Tour DVD Plans

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The bulk of "Pixies Sell Out" is drawn from a July 3, 2004, show in Belfort, France, featuring such favorites as "Gigantic," "Bone Machine," "Monkey Gone to Heaven" and "Here Comes Your Man." As first reported here last year, the Pixies'…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>MTV switches off its channel feed to 500,000 homes in Amsterdam after network provider A2000 demands that MTV share its previously separate channel with two other operators and pay for d 2000 - Following a successful one-day music festival in New York's Central…

  18. Veteran Rock Journalist Al Aronowitz Dies

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Al Aronowitz, a pioneer of rock journalism who introduced Bob Dylan to the Beatles, died Monday in Elizabeth, N.J. He was 77. Aronowitz died of cancer, said his son, Joel Roi Aronowitz. Al Aronowitz, a pioneer of rock journalism who introduced Bob Dylan to the Beatles, died Monday in…

  19. Guy Rolls With Richards, Santana On New Album

    August 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Buddy Guy collaborates with everyone from Keith Richards and Carlos Santana to John Mayer and Keb' Mo' on his new album, "Bring 'Em In." Due Sept. 20 via Jive, the set finds the 2005 Rock and Roll Hal Buddy Guy collaborates with everyone from Keith Richards and Carlos…

  20. Tunes on TV

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 1-7, 2005. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 1 "Total Request Live (TRL)," MTV Featured artist: Bobby Valentino. "Daily Download," Fuse Featured artists: Switchfoot, Teairra Mari. "Tavis Smiley," PBS…

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