1. Chart Beat: Kristy Lee Cook, Katy Perry, Sugarland

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred discusses chart action from Kristy Lee Cook, Katy Perry, Sugarland and more! AIN'T THAT A 'SHAME': The seventh-place finalist from the seventh season of "American Idol" is the fourth contestant from this most recent yea ...

  2. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    July 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sugarland looks to continue its country dominance with its third album, two System Of A Down principals start fresh in Scars On Broadway and Third Day transcends big changes in this week's Hot Product Former Slowdive/Mojave 3 frontman Neil Hals ...

  3. Alice Cooper Unleashing 'Killer' New Album

    July 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 For his new concept album, "Along Came a Spider," Alice Cooper wanted to create a serial killer people could, well, like. For his new concept album, "Along Came a Spider," Alice Cooper wanted to create a serial killer people coul ...

  4. Ozzy, Def Leppard, Led Zeppelin Get Classic Rock Nods

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Rock veteran Alice Cooper revealed the nominations for the 2008 Classic Rock Roll of Honor in London earlier today. It was also announced that Ozzy Osbourne will be this year's recipient of the Living Legend award. Previous winners include Ji ...

  5. This Day in Music

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at midnight for digital download exclusively via Apple's iTunes Music Store. 2004 - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. &quo ...

  6. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "God ...

  7. Rock Giants Pay Tribute To Lemmy In Documentary

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The life and career of Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister is being celebrated in a new documentary, tentatively titled "Lemmy" and slated for release in 2009. The life and career of Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister is being celebrated in ...

  8. Alice Cooper Receives MusiCares MAP Fund Award

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 After 26 years of sobriety, rocker Alice Cooper has some advice to pass along to the younger generation: "I don't think you need to die for your art." After 26 years of sobriety, rocker Alice Cooper has some advice to pass along to th ...

  9. MusiCares To Honor Alice Cooper

    April 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After 26 years of sobriety, shock-rocker Alice Cooper has some advice to pass along to the younger generation: "I don't think you need to die for your art." For his support of the MusiCares MAP Fund and devotion to helping other add ...

  10. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band Rose Tattoo, dies in a Sydney hospital. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2002 and had spent the previo 2006 - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of th ...

  11. This Day in Music

    February 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Claude Pepper, aka Jack Mack of L.A. R&B group Jack Mack & the Heart Attack, dies of cancer in Sacramento, Calif. He is 50. Pepper, a drummer, co-founded Jack Mack & the Heart Attac 2003 - Claude Pepper, aka Jack Mack of L.A. R&am ...

  12. This Day in Music

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Kelly Clarkson, Tim McGraw and Green Day are the top music winners at the 32nd People's Choice Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast on CBS. Clarkson wins top female perf 2006 - Kelly Clarkson, Tim McGraw and ...

  13. Zombie's Movie

    August 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Some directors might be intimidated to put their spin on a classic horror film, but Rob Zombie wasn't plagued by such thoughts while creating a new version of "Halloween," in theaters this weekend. Some directors might be intimidated ...

  14. Iommi: 2008 Sabbath Tour Not 'In Stone' Yet

    August 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 There's plenty of talk about a Black Sabbath reunion for 2008. It's just not coming from the band members themselves. Guitarist Tony Iommi tells Billboard.com that even though "everybody's been talkin There's plenty of talk ...

  15. Queensryche Ready For Life Post-'Mindcrime'

    July 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Queensryche has begun working on the follow-up to last year's "Operation: Mindcrime II" in Seattle. Frontman Geoff Tate tells Billboard.com he hopes the as-yet-untitled set will arrive next summer or Queensryche has begun working on t ...

  16. Metal Gets Its Due On Massive Rhino Boxed Set

    July 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Heavy metal fans will be banging their heads in delight this fall with the release of Rhinos's "Heavy Metal Box," due Oct. 2. Heavy metal fans will be banging their heads in delight this fall with the release of Rhinos's "He ...

  17. Music On TV: July 16 - July 22

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 16 - July 22, 2007. MONDAY, July 16 "The Sauce," Fuse Featured artist(s): Underoath, Mute Math, Avenged Sevenfold. "Greek," ABC Family Channel Featured artist(s): Plain White T's. "The Dail ...

  18. Winehouse Wins At MOJO Awards

    June 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse, the Stooges and Joy Division were among the winners at MOJO magazine's annual gathering of rock legends in London last night. The MOJO Honours List pays tribute to both classic artists and new music and always draws a heavyweig ...

  19. This Day in Music

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at midnight for digital download exclusively via Apple's iTunes Music Store. 2004 - The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. &quo ...

  20. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Chuck Brown, the "Godfather of Go-Go," is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, 2005 - Chuck Brown, the "God ...

  21. 23OnTV

    June 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for June 4-10, 2007. MONDAY, June 4 "Park City: Where Music Meets Film," WE Featured Artist(s): Marc Broussard, Joss Stone, Babyface, Shelby Lynne, Joan Osborne, Shawn ColvinJonny Lang, Daniel Powter, Keb' Mo' ...

  22. Alice Cooper: Saved By The Golf Course?

    May 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alice Cooper traded booze for birdies, and he writes about saving his life through golf in his just-published memoir, "Alice Cooper, Golf Monster: A Rock 'n' Roller's 12 Steps to Becoming a Golf Addic Alice Cooper traded booze fo ...

  23. 18OnTV

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 30 - May 6, 2007. MONDAY, APRIL 30 "Stereophonics: Language. Sex. Violence. Other?," STARZ! Cinema Featured Artist(s): Stereophonics. "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist(s ...

  24. Garage Rock

    April 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 How bad can things be? The Rolling Stones, the Who, the Stooges, the Vanilla Fudge, New York Dolls, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts are all alive and well and How bad can things be? The Rolling Stones, the Wh ...

  25. Poison Pumped For Ratt Tour, New Album

    April 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A full itinerary is still being confirmed, but Poison and Ratt will join forces for a summer trek starting June 13 at the Bi Lo Center in Greenville, S.C., and wrapping Aug. 19 at the Coors Amphitheat A full itinerary is still being confirmed, but P ...

  26. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of the founders of Australian power blues band Rose Tattoo, dies in a Sydney hospital. He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2002 and had spent the previo 2006 - Pete Wells, slide guitarist and one of th ...

  27. This Day in Music

    February 04, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Claude Pepper, aka Jack Mack of L.A. R&B group Jack Mack & the Heart Attack, dies of cancer in Sacramento, Calif. He is 50. Pepper, a drummer, co-founded Jack Mack & the Heart Attac 2003 - Claude Pepper, aka Jack Mack of L.A. R&am ...

  28. This Day in Music

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Kelly Clarkson, Tim McGraw and Green Day are the top music winners at the 32nd People's Choice Awards, held at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and broadcast on CBS. Clarkson wins top female perf 2006 - Kelly Clarkson, Tim McGraw and ...

  29. Lordi To Shock and Rock U.S. With 'The Arockalypse'

    January 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Dressing up as ghoulish monsters is nothing new in heavy metal, but what sets Finland's Lordi apart from the majority of its predecessors is that the group made a splash with their music first by winn Dressing up as ghoulish monsters is nothing ...

  30. The Chesterfield Kings

    November 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 So...we all decided that this would be a happening thing to do…and it WAS! We had organized (or at least we tried to organize) some guitar players v. bass players, and drummers vs. lead singers cont *Tuesday November 14th: Minneapolis, Minnesota. Fi ...

  31. The Charms

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Charms played first tonight and we came out to a glowing introduction by Little Steven (in one of a series of outlandish Halloween costumes). Ellie Vee: We were the opening band on this show and we were surprised how amped the crowd was at 7:00. ...

  32. 44OnTV

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Oct. 30-Nov. 7, 2006. MONDAY, OCT. 30 "Totally Awesome Concert," VH1 Classic Featured artist(s): Rick Springfield, Scandal, Patti Smyth. "Mavericks: Honky Tonk Heroes," The Biography Channel Featured ...

  33. Kittie Releasing New Album On Own Label

    August 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Canadian rock act Kittie has finished recording its fourth album and intends to independently release it in March 2007 on its own record label, Kiss of Infamy. Canadian rock act Kittie has finished recording its fourth album and intends to independe ...

  34. 33OnTV

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Aug. 14-20, 2006. MONDAY, AUG. 14 "Good Morning America," ABC Featured Artist(s): Michael Bolton. "Sesame Street," PBS Featured Artist(s): John Legend. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicate ...

  35. Mandy Moore Signs With The Firm's New Label

    July 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/actress Mandy Moore and rock act Army Of Anyone are the first signings to a record label being launched by powerhouse Los Angeles-based management company The Firm. The label's releases will be Singer/actress Mandy Moore and rock act Arm ...

  36. This Day in Music

    June 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Radiohead scores its fourth consecutive U.K. No. 1 album as "Hail to the Thief" goes straight to the top of the new U.K. album chart.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - The ...

  37. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Lee Ann Womack sings the national anthem, and a massive fireworks display lights up the Nashville sky in opening ceremonies for Country Music Fan Fair 2001.<br clear="none"/><br clear="n 2005 - Chuck ...

  38. 21OnTV

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for May 22-29, 2006. MONDAY, MAY 22 "The Early Show," CBS Featured artist(s): Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley (also scheduled: Bruce Willis). "Oprah Winfrey's Legends Ball," ABC Featured artist(s): John ...

  39. This Day in Music

    March 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2002 - </b>Actor/musician Dudley Moore-whose work as a jazz pianist was mainly overshadowed by his film roles-dies at his New Jersey home of pneumonia, a complication of progressive supranuclear pa 2005 - Former Crowded House and Spli ...

  40. This Day in Music

    February 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>1999 - </b>Internationally acclaimed dance and R&B music legend Gwen Guthrie dies of cancer in Orange, N.J. Guthrie, 49, is most famous for her 1986 hit, "Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent."< 2003 - C ...

  41. This Day in Music

    January 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Melissa Etheridge ends speculation about the paternity of the children the rock star shares with partner Julie Cypher, when she announces that David Crosby is the children's father.<br c 2003 - Thomas D. Mottola, wh ...

  42. On TV

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 9-15, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 9 "Attack of the Show," G4 Featured artist(s): Project 86 (also scheduled: Uwe Boll). "Influenc'd: Green Day," Fuse Featured artist(s): Green Day, Hawthorne Heights ...

  43. Metal Veterans Salute Iron Maiden

    October 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by a host of compatriots. Iron Maiden celebrated its 30th anniversary this year, so it's fitting that the band is being celebrated by ...

  44. On The Road

    August 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Alice Cooper and his band have been out since June 1 playing Australia and Europe in support of his new "Dirty Diamonds" release. He rocks U.S. stages beginning Aug. 20 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cinci Alice Cooper and his band have been ...

  45. Cooper's 'Dirty Diamonds' Have Heirloom Shine

    August 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Alice Cooper is taking his Dirty Diamonds tour to the world, supporting a new New West release of the same name that represents a real return to Detroit rock form. Alice Cooper is taking his Dirty Diamonds tour to the world, supporting a new New Wes ...

  46. CHART BEAT

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Fred Bronson reports on the latest chart feats of Martina McBride, Bow Wow, LaToya London, Natasha Bedingfield and more. BEGGING YOUR PARDON: Martina McBride has the highest new entry on Billboard's Hot Country Songs list, thanks to the No. 53 ...

  47. Hot Product

    July 31, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: A new album from veteran theatrical rocker Alice Cooper, "Dirty Diamonds" (New West). The debut album from R&B artist Antonio Neal, "Days of My Life" (EMI) ...

  48. Rhino Expands Stooges Classics

    June 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Stooges' first two studio albums will be reissued in expanded editions Aug. 16 via Rhino. The Stooges' first two studio albums will be reissued in expanded editions Aug. 16 via Rhino. 1969's "The Stooges" and 1970's ...

  49. This Day in Music

    June 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>The Pixies releases its first new song in 13 years. "Bam Thwok" is available beginning at midnight for digital download exclusively via Apple's iTunes Music Store. 2004 - The Pixies releases its first new son ...

  50. This Day in Music

    June 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Jazz trombonist Jimmy Knepper dies in Triadelphia, W. Va., of Parkinson's disease. He is 75. Knepper was best known for his association with bassist/composer Charles Mingus, for whom he 2003 - Jazz trombonist Jimmy Kne ...

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