17TunesOnTV

17TunesOnTV

Music-related TV listings for April 22-28, 2002
Scorpions Bring The 'Hurricane' On Best-Of, Tour

Scorpions Bring The 'Hurricane' On Best-Of, Tour

The career of veteran German hard rock act the Scorpions will be celebrated on "Bad for Good: The Very Best of Scorpions," due May 28 on Hip-O. The band will also embark on a summer U.S. package tour with fellow hard rock mainstays Dio and Deep Purple beginning May 31 in Las Vegas. Four European dates are on the schedule for early July.
Friends, Family Mourn Layne Staley

Friends, Family Mourn Layne Staley

The surviving members of Alice In Chains have broken their silence on the passing of lead singer Layne Staley, who was found dead in his Seattle apartment this weekend with heroin-injection paraphernalia near his body. "Yesterday, we all managed to come together in Seattle; it's good to be with friends and family as we struggle to deal with this immense loss... and try to celebrate this immense life," the band said in a statement.
Hot Product

Hot Product

Previewing new albums from Wilco, Elvis Costello, Paul Westerberg, Kenny Chesney, Pet Shop Boys, and more.
Naughty By Nature Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Naughty By Nature Celebrates 10th Anniversary

With "iicons," due May 7, Naughty by Nature issues its first effort since the departure of DJ/producer KayGee and a move to TVT Records. But perhaps what is most notable to the venerable rap act's remaining members, Treach and Vinnie, is that the album marks the act's 10th anniversary -- one that they seemed unlikely to celebrate as a group.
Lil' Bow Wow Having A 'Scream' On Tour

Lil' Bow Wow Having A 'Scream' On Tour

Teenage rapper Lil' Bow Wow (real name: Shad Moss) will kick off a summer tour July 25 in Memphis. At deadline, 11 dates for the trek have been confirmed but more shows will be added, according to a statement from the artist's label, So So Def/Columbia. The outing has been dubbed the Scream 2 tour, as it is the follow-up to last summer's Scream trek.
Topsy-Turvy

Topsy-Turvy

This debut effort from rock act the Apex Theory deserves multiple listens, for its unique blend of intelligent lyrics and hard-driving guitars and drums gets better with each spin.
Welcome to My Party

Welcome to My Party

Like each of Rusted Root's previous four albums, Welcome to My Party is lopsided, containing a few really great songs, a handful of nice moments spread over twice as many tracks, and a couple rather forgettable tunes.
Sidetracks

Sidetracks

While once again illustrating just how deeply he loves all kinds of music—from folk to country to bluegrass to grunge to reggae—Steve Earle reminds us here that he also knows intimately what it's like to be a fan, giving us this excitingly diverse and hip collection of odds and ends.
Alice In Chains' Layne Staley Found Dead

Alice In Chains' Layne Staley Found Dead

Layne Staley, lead singer and guitarist for the grunge band Alice In Chains, was found dead in his Seattle apartment, authorities said today (April 20). He was 34. Tests were required to establish the identity because the body, discovered Friday, had started to decompose. The cause of death had not been determined, a representative of the King County Medical Examiner's office said.
Both Sides

Both Sides

After two albums with Windham Hill, the Braxton Brothers—bassist Nelson and saxophonist Wayne—are staples on the smooth jazz/new adult contemporary front.
Nuevo

Nuevo

The innovative Kronos Quartet turns its sights to the music of Mexico for Nuevo, a collection of native songs spanning the past 80 years.
So What?

So What?

The South African-born, Florida-residing Nicole J.

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