For The Record: Quick News On Britney Spears, TLC, Eve, Madonna, Lisa Marie Presley, Iron Maiden & More

Remixes of Britney Spears' "Stronger" and Mary J. Blige's "Keep Your Head" will be featured on Songs for Life, a benefit album supporting HIV relief in Africa. Enrique Iglesias, Gerald Levert, Patti LaBelle, Joan Osborne and Aretha Franklin with K-Ci & JoJo wrote new material for the collection, produced by Phil Ramone (Billy Joel) and due in July. ... In related news, TLC's Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins and Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas are launching an HIV education initiative this week called Dialogues: Education and Treatment for a Well Planned Future. Dialogues will deliver easy-to-understand HIV information via www.HIV-Dialogues.com and (800) 576-6600. ...

Before heading to Chicago this summer to shoot "Barbershop 2," Eve will join Kevin Bacon and Benjamin Bratt in "The Woodsman." "It's about a child molester who comes back in the world," Eve said at Saturday's taping of the MTV Movie Awards. "And I'm sort of a bitch who kind of blows his thing up at his job. It's a different kind of role for me, like my hair will be really short and black." ...

The King's daughter will perform during the first game to determine whether the Spurs or Nets are crowned NBA champs. Lisa Marie Presley will provide halftime entertainment at game 1 of the NBA finals, Wednesday in San Antonio, Texas, with "Lights Out" and "Sinking In," the second single from her debut, To Whom It May Concern. Four days later, Jewel will perform that same duty at game 3 with her current single, "Intuition." Then on June 11, jam band Phish will render their interpretation of the national anthem for game 4 in New Jersey. ...

Madonna shot a video for her next single, "Hollywood," in — surprise, surprise — Hollywood. Her rep calls the clip, which was shot Monday and Tuesday (June 3), "very glamorous" and says that the singer has "lots of different looks." ... It's expensive to get nude and lewd in Moon County, as Eve 6 frontman Max Collins found out Tuesday when Allegheny County District Court Judge Shirley Trkula slapped him with a $517 fine for disorderly conduct. Collins was arrested early Tuesday morning for prancing naked through the halls of a hotel following Eve 6's performance at a radio festival sponsored by Pittsburgh station 105.9 FM the day before. ...

After impressing executives by securing Justin Timberlake for the Black Eyed Peas' new album and developing an MTV2 show on his own, rapper Will.I.Am has been named vice president of artists and repertoire of A&M Records, the label releasing Elephunk on June 24. Will has already signed two artists: Brazilian pop star Sergio Mendes and Fergie, who sings on the Peas' album. ... Bruce Willis makes a return to music on the upcoming "Rugrats Go Wild" soundtrack, which includes the actor, who voices "Rugrats" family dog Spike, singing "Big Bad Cat" and covering Iggy Pop's "Lust for Life." A remake of the Police's "Message in a Bottle" by American Hi-Fi is also included, along with material from the Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde, who voices Siri the leopard. ...

Green Day drummer Tre Cool recently had a bone fragment "the size of a marble" removed from his knee, according to Billie Joe Armstrong in a message on the band's Web site. The frontman said the group has 40 songs finished for its next release, but he likes only six of them. ... The Roots and Phish's Trey Anastasio will appear on Toots & the Maytals' upcoming duets album, due in the fall. ...

Former Weezer bassist and Rentals frontman Matt Sharp will drop his first solo offering, the EP Puckett's Versus the Country Boy, on June 17. After parting ways with Rivers Cuomo and company after 1996's Pinkerton, Sharp sued his former band for back royalties and performed sporadically around the country. ... On Friday, the Doors of the 21st Century settled a lawsuit brought against them by Stewart Copeland. The former Police drummer filed the breach-of-contract complaint against founding Doors members Ray Manzarek and Robbie Krieger for allegedly not staying true to their word to use him behind the kit on their current tour. ...

Mystic recently shot a video for her first DreamWorks Records single, "Learning to Breathe," which features Donell Jones. The rapper performed on a car six stories in the air in Los Angeles' MacArthur Park. ... Flaming Lips and Rusted Root will join moe. for the band's fourth annual moe.down festival August 29 to 31 in Turin, New York. In the meantime, moe. will join Dave Matthews Band on tour for a week from June 17 to 21. ...

British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden will release their 13th album, Dance of Death, in September. The disc was produced by Kevin Shirley, who worked on their last album, Brave New World. Iron Maiden will begin their U.S. tour July 21 in Worcester, Massachusetts. ... Johnny and Edgar Winter fared palely in court Monday, when the California State Supreme Court dismissed their lawsuit against DC Comics. The albino brothers sued the New York comic-book company over two characters called the "Autumn Brothers," a villainous pair of wormlike subhumans with green tentacles, which the Winters claimed made a mockery of their albinism. ...

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Michael Jackson's celeb-studded video for the charity single "What More Can I Give?" — long shelved due to label, producer and other controversies — has surfaced on the Internet. The song was performed by Mariah Carey, Ricky Martin, Beyoncé Knowles, Nick Carter, Celine Dion, Usher, Shakira and many others, and is viewable at www.jacksondailynews.net, in both the English and Spanish versions ...

Madonna is poised to make book-publishing history when "The English Roses" comes out September 15. The first title of her original series of five illustrated storybooks will be the widest simultaneous multi-language book release, with editions in 42 languages being released in more than 100 countries. The story for young readers is about "friendship, jealousy, sleepover parties and fairy godmothers." ... Details have yet to be announced, but Radiohead are planning a North American tour for late summer. Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks are opening on the first leg, which runs from August 12 to September 5, according to the former Pavement frontman's Web site. ...

Ozzy Osbourne's homecoming show in Birmingham, England, on September 7 will be quite the family affair when daughter Kelly shares the bill with her heavy metal daddy for the first time ever. The 18-year-old Kelly will also open a show in London two days earlier. ... Foo Fighters, White Stripes, AFI, the Deftones and Evanescence are slated to headline San Francisco alterna-rock station Live 105's annual summer concert, the BFD, which will take place June 13 at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, California. Also on the bill are the All-American Rejects, the Roots, the Donnas, the Ataris, Interpol, Hot Hot Heat, Dan the Automator, the Transplants and the Used. ...

"Snow Dogs" director Brian Levant has signed on to helm the upcoming Ice Cube comedy "Are We There Yet?" The road-trip flick follows the rapper as he brings his girlfriend's kids to New York for New Year's Eve. ... The Mars Volta have dropped off a tour with the Red Hot Chili Peppers because of the death of their sound manipulator, Jeremy Ward, who died last week from a suspected drug overdose. Following a break, the band plans to embark on a headlining tour in July. The Mars Volta's debut full-length, De-Loused in the Comatorium, comes out June 24. ...

Alien Ant Farm have settled on truANT as the title of their second album, which was produced by Stone Temple Pilots' Dean and Robert DeLeo and carries an August 19 release date. When naming the follow-up to 2001's ANThology, the southern California quartet may have felt they were beaten to the punch by the latest albums from the White Stripes (ElephANT) and Less Than Jake (ANThem). ... It will be a good day for R.E.M. fans when the band's "Bad Day" arrives. The alternative ancients are shooting a video for the song, which will serve as the first single from the band's forthcoming best-of set, in Vancouver with director Tim Hope (Coldplay, Jimmy Eat World). The tune was recorded during the sessions that yielded 1986's Life's Rich Pageant. The hits collection is scheduled for release October 28, about two months after they begin a North American tour. ...

The Los Angeles edition of All Tomorrow's Parties, the annual three-day indie music festival, has postponed its dates from June 20-22 to Sept 26-28 due to sluggish sales, according to a spokesperson for the event. Curated by "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening, the festival was originally intended to feature a wide range of acts including Yo La Tengo, Mogwai, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, the Fall and Wire. The new event will likely include many of the same artists. ... R.E.M., Zwan, Radiohead, the Flaming Lips, Moby, Electric 6, the Coral and Interpol are among the highlights of this year's Glastonbury Festival in the U.K. The three-day, nine-stage extravaganza kicks off June 27. ...

The Experience Music Project has expanded its original Jimi Hendrix gallery to make the space about three times as large as the old exhibit, and now deems it the largest collection of Hendrix memorabilia anywhere in the world. The Hendrix family loaned personal items to be displayed, as well as stage costumes from the Isle of Wight and Rainbow Bridge, the guitar the late musician played at Woodstock and guitars he smashed at the Monterey Pop Festival. The exhibit opens on Saturday... "TRL" host Hilarie Burton has a budding acting career ahead of her — her show "One Tree Hill" has been picked up as a midseason series by the WB. The drama stars Chad Michael Murray ("Dawson's Creek," "Gilmore Girls") and newcomer James Lafferty as two half-brothers bound by the secret that they share the same father. Their worlds collide when they find themselves competing not only for control of the basketball court but also for the affections of Burton's character, Peyton. Twelve episodes have been ordered, and filming is likely to begin in July. ...

Michael Peter Hayes (a.k.a. Mickie Most), the producer who worked with such stars as Jeff Beck, the Animals, Hot Chocolate and Kim Wilde, died at his home in North London after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 64. ... A compilation CD of songs by late AC/DC singer Bon Scott's band the Valentines comes out on Monday (June 2). The record is called Peculiar Hole in the Sky and songs include "To Know You Is to Love You," "Love Makes Sweet Music," "Sookie Sookie," "Every Day I Have to Cry" and "I Can Hear the Raindrops." ...

Boomkat will release "What U Do 2 Me" as the second single from the their debut album, Boomkatalog One. Taryn and Kellin Manning will perform the track Friday on "The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn." ... The Eels just finished a video in Los Angeles for "Saturday Morning," the first single from Shootenanny!, due Tuesday. The group will play a few Hollywood shows in June before heading overseas for a European outing. ...

Gwen Stefani, Coldplay and Joey Ramone are among those included in "Mayor of the Sunset Strip," a documentary about L.A. DJ Rodney Bingenheimer, scheduled to debut June 17 at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Bingenheimer is the longtime host of Rodney on the Roq on KROQ-FM. ... With their six-month-long career, Hookah Brown had barely begun to start smoking before the group was beat. Featuring ex-Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson, the quartet officially called it quits after a series of short U.S. tours, before releasing their debut album. Robinson is reportedly pursuing other projects. ...