1. 30 Seconds To Mars Kicks Off Tour Tonight

    March 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour tonight (March 7) in Tulsa, Okla. At deadline, the trek runs through May 28 in Salt Lake City, but more dates are expec Actor Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds To Mars begins its first headlining club tour…

  2. Woman Sues Stapp Over Sex Video

    March 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST A woman who claims to be involved in a video showing Scott Stapp and Kid Rock with several strippers has sued Stapp for invasion of privacy. A woman who claims to be involved in a video showing Scott Stapp and Kid Rock with several strippers has sued Stapp for invasion of privacy. The woman,…

  3. This Day in Music

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Tony McCarroll, the drummer fired by British rock band Oasis, settles his legal action against the group - but for far less than the millions legal experts had predicted. Tony McCarroll, 2003 - Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The…

  4. Langford's Art Skewers Neo-Nashville

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. Sebastian. It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. Sebastian. This astonishing graphic and…

  5. Stapp Calls Sex Tape An Act Of Sabotage

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Scott Stapp thinks a recently released sex video showing him and Kid Rock with several strippers is meant to sabotage him. Scott Stapp thinks a recently released sex video showing him and Kid Rock with several strippers is meant to sabotage him. "Obviously someone wants to hurt me and…

  6. Billboard Bits: CMT Awards, The Cult, LCD Soundsystem, Ween

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on CMT Awards, The Cult, LCD Soundsystem, Ween Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Trace Adkins, Gretchen Wilson, Brooks & Dunn and Sugarland are confirmed to perform at the 2006 CMT Music Awards. Tickets for the April 10 show at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in…

  7. Bocelli, Lavigne, Martin Help Close Winter Games

    February 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Latin vocalist Ricky Martin and Canadian pop star Avril Lavigne were among those on hand in Torino last night (Feb. 26) to participate in the Italian version of Winter Ol Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, Latin vocalist Ricky Martin and Canadian pop star Avril…

  8. Matisyahu / Feb. 6, 2006 / Seattle (Showbox)

    February 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST On a clear and cool evening in Seattle, the winter rain clouds took a night off while reggae phenom Matisyahu took the stage for a sold-out, all-ages show at Seattle's Showbox. From singing to rapping On a clear and cool evening in Seattle, the winter rain clouds took a night off while…

  9. 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…

  10. T.I. Flies Southern Hip-Hop Flag On CD, Film

    February 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Three days after releasing his fourth album, "King" (Atlantic), Atlanta rapper T.I. will make his film debut in "ATL," also co-starring Big Boi of OutKast. Three days after releasing his fourth album, "King" (Atlantic), Atlanta rapper T.I. will make his film…

  11. This Day in Music

    February 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Marilyn Manson files a defamation countersuit against former Spin executive editor Craig Marks. Manson's action is in response to a multimillion-dollar suit Marks filed the month before 2002 - A Los Angeles Superior Court jury finds James Brown not guilty of…

  12. Legacy Plans Ambitious Orbison Reissue Series

    February 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sony BMG's Legacy Recordings label is embarking on a two-year campaign that will see virtually everything Roy Orbison ever recorded released. At the same time, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museu Sony BMG's Legacy Recordings label is embarking on a two-year campaign that will…

  13. 'Rock Star: Van Halen' Rumors Unfounded

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Persistent rumors that Van Halen will audition new singers on the upcoming season of CBS reality series "Rock Star" are untrue, according to the network. Nonetheless, the story got new legs during a b Persistent rumors that Van Halen will audition new singers on the upcoming season…

  14. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    February 13, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sergio Mendes offers up his first album in more than eight years flanked by a modern-day cast of characters like the Black Eyed Peas' will.i.am, Bela Fleck regroups with the Flecktones and indie rocke The debut album from U.K. rock act the Subways, "Young for Eternity" (Sire).…

  15. Gabriel, Pavarotti Participate In Surreal Olympic Opening

    February 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST Peter Gabriel performed John Lennon's "Imagine" and tenor Luciano Pavarotti delivered the finale at today's (Feb. 10) opening ceremony to the Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy. Peter Gabriel performed John Lennon's "Imagine" and tenor Luciano Pavarotti…

  16. Massive Attack Plots Best-Of, New Album, Tour

    February 05, 2006 12:00 AM EST While it progresses on its fifth studio album, influential British rock act Massive Attack has set an April 4 release for the retrospective "Collected." While it progresses on its fifth studio album, influential British rock act Massive Attack has set an April 4 release for the…

  17. This Day in Music

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>James Louis "J.J." Johnson, the father of modern jazz trombone, dies at home in Indianapolis of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He had been suffering from prostate cancer. He i 2004 - One of the most respected groups to emerge from the 1980s…

  18. Manson Seeks Support For Carroll Film

    February 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rocker Marilyn Manson is heading to Berlin's European Film Market, which runs from Feb. 9-19, to drum up financial support for his directorial debut, "Phantasmagoria: The Visions of Lewis Carroll." Rocker Marilyn Manson is heading to Berlin's European Film Market, which…

  19. With Devo On Hold, Casale Pursues Evildoers

    February 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST With pioneering synth-rock act Devo unlikely to pursue a new studio album and/or extensive touring in the near future, principal member Gerald V. Casale is progressing with his solo project, Jihad Jer With pioneering synth-rock act Devo unlikely to pursue a new studio album and/or extensive…

  20. The Cult Energized For 2006 Tour

    January 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST After a three-and-a-half year break, veteran rock act the Cult will return to the road this spring. After a three-and-a-half year break, veteran rock act the Cult will return to the road this spring. The group, which features core members Ian Astbury and Billy Duffy, is in the midst of…

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