1. This Day in Music

    November 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2003 - </b>Police and prosecutors raid Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch in Los Olivos on a $3 million arrest warrant for child molestation.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Broadway composer and jazz pianist Cy Coleman dis of a…

  2. Flatts Bassist Urges Chicago Back Into Studio

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Having not issued an all-original full length since 1991's "Twenty 1," Chicago is eyeing a spring release date for a new studio album, dubbed "Thirty." No label is yet attached to the project, which w Having not issued an all-original full length since 1991's …

  3. NEIL YOUNG NATION: A Quest, an Obsession (and a True Story)

    November 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vancouver novelist Chong (Baroque-A-Nova, 2002) hits the road with a few buddies to retrace Neil Young's steps to rock stardom. Vancouver novelist Chong (Baroque-A-Nova, 2002) hits the road with a few buddies to retrace Neil Young's steps to rock stardom. In 2004, Chong was nearing…

  4. McKay Sets New Album Track List

    November 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Nellie McKay will return Jan. 3 with her sophomore Columbia album, "Pretty Little Head." Nellie McKay will return Jan. 3 with her sophomore Columbia album, "Pretty Little Head." As previously reported , the 16-track set features collaborations with k.d. lang ("we had…

  5. Stevie Wonder / Nov. 9, 2005 / London (Abbey Road Studios)

    November 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST Among the packed, excited crowd of 300 at one of London's most famous musical landmarks, a sense of Wonder was tangible. The Motown legend was about to perform a one-off concert for national adult con Among the packed, excited crowd of 300 at one of London's most famous musical…

  6. Big & Rich Ride Again

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST A year-and-a-half after shaking up the country music industry with their debut album, Big & Rich are at it again. A year-and-a-half after shaking up the country music industry with their debut album, "Horse of a Different Color," Big & Rich are at it again. On the pair'…

  7. OZZY OSBOURNE, "Under Cover"

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST "Under Cover" is essentially Disc 4 of this spring's "Prince of Darkness" box set, but for reasons that trouble the imagination, it mercilessly omits the "Born To Be Wild" duet with Miss Piggy. "Under Cover" is essentially Disc 4 of this spring&…

  8. Bad Religion Impresses Itself With Live DVD

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST Admittedly not astounded by much, Bad Religion bassist Jay Bentley tells says he was amazed at the performance his veteran punk act turned in for its upcoming live DVD, due Feb. 14 via Epitaph. Admittedly not astounded by much, Bad Religion bassist Jay Bentley tells says he was amazed at the…

  9. Nintendo Fusion Tour / Nov. 9, 2005 / Denver (Fillmore Auditorium)

    November 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST With their fast-paced, hooky songs, non-threatening good looks, and coordinated thrift store wardrobes, the acts of Nintendo Fusion have a savvy understanding of their core demographic that's appropri Say what you will about the artistic or commercial merits of Lollapalooza's Golden…

  10. Admirers Sign On For Fahey Tribute

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Disciples pay homage on "I Am the Resurrection: A Tribute to John Fahey," to be issued Feb. 14 by Vanguard, eight days short of the fifth anniversary of Fahey's death. In 1965, John Fahey released "The Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death," an album of guitar solos. …

  11. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is Tennison's fourth and Gillespie's first.<br clear="none"/><br clear="non 2003 - The paperback edition of late Nirvana…

  12. Ashcroft Unlocks Third Solo Album

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft will release his third solo album early next year. "Keys to the World" is due Jan. 23 in the United Kingdom via Parlophone, preceded on Jan. 9 by the single "Bre Former Verve frontman Richard Ashcroft will release his third solo album…

  13. This Day in Music

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun and Bobby "Blue" Band receive lifetime achievement awards from the Blues Foundation at a ceremony held at the House of Blues in West Hollywood.< 2004 - Kenny Chesney is the big winner at the Country Music Assn. …

  14. Ask Billboard

    November 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Answers to readers' questions about Delta Goodrem, FeFe Dobson and Prince. WHEN WILL DELTA DAWN? Keith, Can you please help me find information on Delta Goodrem, I saw her perform on the World Music Awards broadcast and I instantly fell in love with her talents. But with the U.S. release…

  15. Mike Love Sues Brian Wilson Over 'Smile'

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Mike Love is suing his cousin and former Beach Boys bandmate Brian Wilson, but Love's lawyer hopes the lawsuit won't mar their good vibrations. Mike Love is suing his cousin and former Beach Boys bandmate Brian Wilson, but Love's lawyer hopes the lawsuit won't mar their…

  16. QOTSA Double-Dipping With Arena Rock, Secret Shows

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Queens Of The Stone Age are enjoying the best of both concert worlds this fall while playing arenas with Nine Inch Nails as well as "renegade" shows of their own in unusual venues. Queens Of The Stone Age are enjoying the best of both concert worlds this fall while playing arenas…

  17. Santana Shares Limelight Again On 'All That I Am'

    November 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST Carlos Santana is betting that fans cannot get too much of a good thing with the release of his third collection of collaborations with top musical names. Carlos Santana is betting that fans cannot get too much of a good thing with the release of his third collection of collaborations with…

  18. Chesney Tunes In His Own 'Radio'

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Kenny Chesney has built a highly successful career recording songs that mirror his life, a journey he continues on 'The Road and the Radio.' Kenny Chesney has built a highly successful career recording songs that mirror his life. Whether on a Caribbean island or a bus rolling to his…

  19. Wedren Returns To Guitar Rock On Solo Debut

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Although cult favorite art rock act Shudder To Think has been off the radar for several years, former frontman Craig Wedren remains busy as a member of the dance/pop outfit Baby and as a composer for Although cult favorite art rock act Shudder To Think has been off the radar for several years…

  20. Stranger's Stories Push O.A.R. To New Heights

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Road-tested pop rock group O.A.R. pushed to create something deeper with 'Stories of a Stranger' "We've almost bled this stuff for the last year, it's been so much sacrifice and pain," says O.A.R. (Of A Revolution) drummer Chris Culos of the band's new album…

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