1. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78. Noonan started at Billboard in 1949, and in the November 12, 1955 issue of the magazine introduced the Top 2006 - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard H ...

  2. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs ...

  3. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard Hot 100, dies in Los Angeles at the age of 78. Noonan started at Billboard in 1949, and in the November 12, 1955 issue of the magazine introduced the Top 2006 - Tom Noonan, the father of The Billboard H ...

  4. Music On TV: July 30 - August 5

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music on TV listings for July 30 - August 5, 2007. MONDAY, July 30 "The Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "Extra Sauce," FUSE Featured Artist(s): Korn. "The Daily Habit," FUEL Featured Artist(s): The Rentals. " ...

  5. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs ...

  6. 17OnTV

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for April 23 - April 29, 2007. MONDAY, April 23 "The View," ABC Featured artist(s): Neil Sedaka (also scheduled: Joan Rivers). "Awesome, I F**kin' Shot That!" Showtime Featured artist(s): Beastie Bo ...

  7. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a Britain-based American Saxophonist admired for his liquid tone and lyrical verve, dies at the age of 71.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 ...

  8. Ministry Plots Final Disc

    May 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ministry's days are numbered, according to group leader Al Jourgensen. Ministry's days are numbered, according to group leader Al Jourgensen. Jourgensen, who has led the group and its numerous side projects since 1981, says that after Mini ...

  9. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2000 - </b>Folk trio Peter, Paul & Mary celebrate their 40th year together with a U.S. tour that kicks off with a three night stand in Las Vegas.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2004 - Willie Ne ...

  10. THE COUP, "Pick a Bigger Weapon"

    April 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Longtime funk/hip-hop collective the Coup relocates to the punk outpost Epitaph for a set full of the fist-up militantism both outlets have become synonymous with. Longtime funk/hip-hop collective the Coup relocates to the punk outpost Epitaph for a ...

  11. The Coup Loads Up With Kweli, Biafra

    January 27, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Funk/rap duo the Coup will crown a new deal with Epitaph with the April 25 release of its fifth studio album, "Pick a Bigger Weapon." Funk/rap duo the Coup will crown a new deal with Epitaph with the April 25 release of its fifth studio al ...

  12. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson, a Britain-based American Saxophonist admired for his liquid tone and lyrical verve, dies at the age of 71.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 ...

  13. Dead Kennedys Cancel Appearance Over Sponsorship

    October 07, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Dead Kennedys have pulled out of an Oct. 29 Los Angeles show, citing sponsorship by Coors Brewing Company as the reason. The veteran punk group was to play along with Suicidal Tendencies, the Germ The Dead Kennedys have pulled out of an Oct. 29 ...

  14. An MC of historically unblinking morbidity, New

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 An MC of historically unblinking morbidity, New York's Cage drops his Def Jux debut in the swirl of a mighty buzz but packs the lyrical bones to back it up. An MC of historically unblinking morbidity, New York's Cage drops his Def Jux debu ...

  15. 'Ceasefire' Protest Concert Planned For D.C.

    August 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Electronica act Thievery Corporation, indie rock group Le Tigre and singer/songwriter Steve Earle have signed on to perform at "Operation: Ceasefire," a daylong Sept. 24 concert and rally at the Washi Electronica act Thievery Corporation, ...

  16. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2004 - </b>Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2004 - Willie Nelson undergoes successful endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery. 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who perfor ...

  17. U.S. Cities Host Big New Year's Eve Shows

    December 31, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Although what is arguably the most well-known New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square consists of little more than confetti and a sparkling ball, live music is playing a part in many cel Although what is arguably the most wel ...

  18. Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withholding Royalties

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Songwriter Giuseppe "Beppe" Canterelli has filed a class-action lawsuit against EMI Music Publishing, alleging that the company engages in unfair business practices by failing to promptly pay out uncl Songwriter Sues EMI Pub For Withhold ...

  19. Biafra Clarifies Legal Position

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Jello Biafra says frustration with the U.S. legal system is the reason he and his Alternative Tentacles label dropped their remaining lawsuit against his old Dead Kennedys bandmates. Jello Biafra says frustration with the U.S. legal system is the re ...

  20. Biafra Drops Suit Against Ex-Bandmates

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Dead Kennedys singer Jello Biafra has dropped his remaining lawsuit against his ex-bandmates. Former Dead Kennedys singer Jello Biafra has dropped his remaining lawsuit against his ex-bandmates. Thus stands a June 2003 California Appeals Cour ...

  21. Biafra Drops Lawsuit Vs. Ex-Bandmates

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Former Dead Kennedys lead singer Jello Biafra has dropped his remaining lawsuit against members of his band and will have to pay $220,000 in back royalties and other damages. Former Dead Kennedys lead singer Jello Biafra has dropped his remaining ...

  22. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state prison in a New York court, after he failed to appear at an Oct. 1 hearing regarding the mandatory drug rehabili 2001 - Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron ...

  23. Wesley Willis Dead At 40

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Utterly unique singer/songwriter Wesley Willis passed away Aug. 21 at the age of 40 after a long battle with chronic myelogenous leukemia. The Chicago-based artist underwent emergency surgery to suppr Utterly unique singer/songwriter Wesley Willis p ...

  24. Warped Tour Bands Team For Film

    July 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rancid, Simple Plan, the Used, Less Than Jake, the Ataris and other acts on the 2003 Warped Tour will appear in "Punk Rock Holocaust," a feature-length slasher flick being filmed on this summer's tour Rancid, Simple Plan, the Used, Le ...

  25. Biafra Must Pay Back Royalties, Damages

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Former Dead Kennedys lead singer Jello Biafra must pay $220,000 in back royalties and other damages to the other members of the band, a San Francisco appeals court judge has ruled. Former Dead Kennedys lead singer Jello Biafra must pay $220,000 in b ...

  26. This Day in Music

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and cabaret singer who performed in major clubs and concert halls throughout the country, dies at the age of 55. A preliminary investigation determines that McC 2001 - Susannah McCorkle, a jazz and ...

  27. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 <b>2001 - </b>Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state prison in a New York court, after he failed to appear at an Oct. 1 hearing regarding the mandatory drug rehabili 2001 - Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron ...

  28. Dee Dee Ramone Dead At 50

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (real name: Douglas Glenn Colvin) was found dead last night (June 5) in his Hollywood, Calif., home, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office. He was 50. Ram Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (real name: ...

  29. Jello Biafra Sues Dead Kennedys

    March 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 A rift between singer Jello Biafra and the members of his former band, Dead Kennedys, is growing wider with more legal action. Biafra's attorney has filed suit in Alameda (Calif.) Superior Court, alle A rift between singer Jello Biafra and the ...

  30. Billboard Bits: Spitfire, Big Head Todd, VMAs

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 News on Spitfire Tour, Big Head Todd, VMAs Ambitious political rapper Michael Franti, former Dead Kennedy frontman Jello Biafra, former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, and singer/songwriter Jill Sobule are among those slated to appear on the fourth ...

  31. Seattle Stars Gather For Baseball Benefit

    July 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A host of Seattle-based rockers will be on hand at the city's Showbox club tonight (July 9) for the Major League Baseball (MLB) charity concert Show for the Show, which will benefit league charities. A host of Seattle-based rockers will be on h ...

  32. Cornell, Rage To Record Studio Album

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Ex-Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell is about to begin work on a studio album with the three remaining members of Rage Against the Machine, according to published reports. The album will feature a Ex-Soundgarden lead singer Chris Cornell is abou ...

  33. Dead Kennedys Free To Dig Into Archives

    January 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The former members of the Dead Kennedys say remastered albums and live releases from the defunct punk pioneers can be expected to hit the market as early as this spring. The flow of DK goods comes as The former members of the Dead Kennedys say remas ...