1. This Day in Music

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>One day after being charged, rocker Tommy Lee is free on bail after pleading innocent to charges of abusing his wife, actress Pamela Anderson Lee, and their baby son. A judge reluctantly 2001 - Returning home after a 46-year absence, guitarist Carlos Santana unveils…

  2. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Despite a slight mix up in introduction, Elton John is honored to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II. Even though he is announced as "Sir John Elton," the singer maintains "They 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "…

  3. Golden Smog In 'Fine' Form On New Album

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Lost Highway has set July 18 as the release date for "Another Fine Day," the first release in eight years from Golden Smog. Lost Highway has set July 18 as the release date for "Another Fine Day," the first release in eight years from Golden Smog. The lauded supergroup…

  4. SHELLEY SHORT, "Captain Wild Horse (Rides The Heart of Tomorrow)"

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Shelley Short, an art school dropout who now calls Chicago home, is a relatively unexposed singer/songstress, which means she might have a tough time making a dent into what has become an increasingly Shelley Short, an art school dropout who now calls Chicago home, is a relatively unexposed…

  5. Miranda Lambert

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST A radio convention in Nashville brings a reunion with friends, but the road beckons again. The last couple weeks have been kind of crazy for me. I was in Nashville most of the week for the Country Radio Seminar. For those of you who don’t know what CRS is, it’s every radio station in the…

  6. Stipe, Bright Eyes Rock Against Iraq War

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe, Bright Eyes, Rufus Wainwright, Fischerspooner, Public Enemy's Chuck D, Devendra Banhart and Peaches have signed on for "Bring 'Em Home Now," a March 20 concert at New Yo R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe, Bright Eyes, Rufus Wainwright,…

  7. Patton Goes Pop With Peeping Tom

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mike Patton has completed work on his long-gestating self-titled album as Peeping Tom, which will be released May 30 on his own Ipecac label. As tipped here last month, Mike Patton has completed work on his long-gestating self-titled album as Peeping Tom, which will be released May 30 on his…

  8. Jackson's Katrina Song Said To Be Ready

    February 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Eight days after Hurricane Katrina hit, Michael Jackson announced he would release an all-star charity single within two weeks. Eight days after Hurricane Katrina hit, Michael Jackson announced he would release an all-star charity single within two weeks. Nearly six months later, after…

  9. Spears Itching For Stage Return

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears is looking forward to a return to performing. Britney Spears is looking forward to a return to performing. "This may sound weird, but I miss traveling," Spears tells People magazine. "I miss the road, seeing different places and being with the dancers and having…

  10. Perry Pacts With O'Connor, Clinton On New CD

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Lee "Scratch" Perry's 2005 international release, "Panic in Babylon," will see a spring U.S. release that adds duets with Sinead O'Connor and George Clinton and remixes from Moby and TV On The Radio. Reggae icon Lee "Scratch" Perry's 2005…

  11. Verlaine Comes 'Around' With Two New CDs

    February 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST "Around," a 16-track set in the vein of the 1992 instrumental album "Warm and Cool," and "Songs and Other Things," Verlaine's first "vocal" release since 1990's "The Wonder," will arrive in late April As tipped here in July,…

  12. Ritter Gets Political On 'Animal Years'

    February 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Josh Ritter will release his fourth full-length, "The Animal Years," this spring. Singer/songwriter Josh Ritter will release his fourth full-length, "The Animal Years," this spring. Due April 11 via V2, the album was inspired by his reaction to the…

  13. Roots' Thompson In The Mix With 'Misery'

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Just in time for Valentine's Day, Roots drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson will on Feb. 14 release his second BBE mix CD under the "Babies Makin' Babies" header. Just in time for Valentine's Day, Roots drummer Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson will on Feb…

  14. On TV

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2005. MONDAY, JAN. 30 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured artist(s): Leif Garrett (also scheduled: Mark DiCarlo, Garrett's mother Carolyn Stellar). "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Barry Manilow (also scheduled: Rosie…

  15. Beyoncé, Slim Thug Battle Their Way To No. 1

    January 26, 2006 12:00 AM EST Beyoncé's "Check on It" featuring Slim Thug rises one rung to claim the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. The cut ends the two-week run of Nelly's "Grillz" featuring Paul Wall and Al Beyoncé's "Check on It" featuring Slim Thug rises…

  16. Danielson Delves Into Documentary, New Album

    January 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST On his upcoming album, "Ships," Daniel Smith (Br. Danielson, Tri-Danielson, Danielson Famile) recorded under the simplified band name Danielson due to the fact that he employed more outside collaborat On his upcoming album, "Ships," Daniel Smith (Br. Danielson, Tri…

  17. The Cat's Meow

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Cat Power chanteuse Chan Marshall soaks up Memphis soul on her new album, "The Greatest," due this week via Matador. Cat Power chanteuse Chan Marshall soaks up Memphis soul on her new album, "The Greatest," due this week via Matador. The 12-track set was recorded in three…

  18. This Day in Music

    January 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Travis Tritt performs at the Republican Texas Senators Ball in Washington, D.C., part of the festivities surrounding the inauguration of President-elect George W. Bush. Tritt supported B 2004 - Dancehall rapper Beenie Man suffers broken ribs and a broken nose in a…

  19. McKnight, LL Visit 'Family Reunion' Soundtrack

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" will be issued Feb. 21 through Motown. The soundtrack to the upcoming Tyler Perry film "Madea's Family Reunion" will be issued Feb. 21 through Motown. The 10-track set features new songs…

  20. Melvins Expand Lineup, Ready Live Album

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Now expanded to a quartet, the Melvins have been joined by Hydra Head recording artists Big Business. Like Spinal Tap's bad luck with drummers, the Melvins have similar problems holding on to bassists. Their latest four-string casualty was Kevin Rutmanis, but the group -- led by longtime…

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