1. This Day in Music

    September 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is 49. 2001 - Australian rocker Ted Mulry dies in a Sydney hospital, following a yearlong battle with brain cancer. He is 49. 2000 - The Doobie Brothers make 15…

  2. Barenaked Ladies Prep 'Everything' For Fall

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Barenaked Ladies have completed their sixth full-length studio album, "Everything to Everyone." The Barenaked Ladies have completed their sixth full-length studio album, "Everything to Everyone." Due Oct. 21 via Reprise, the 14-track set was recorded in Los Angeles,…

  3. Ween Takes Indie Road To 'Quebec'

    August 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Ween spent most of the previous decade as one of the strangest bands on a major-label roster, recording a series of unclassifiable records for Elektra that included elements of country, rock, psychedelia and classic pop. But while the duo of…

  4. Helmet 'Best Of' A Go; Reunion, No

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fans of seminal New York hard rock act Helmet will have a little something to celebrate later this year, when Universal releases a retrospective of the group's three studio albums for Interscope. The Fans of seminal New York hard rock act Helmet will have a little something to celebrate…

  5. Sevendust Slates Acoustic 'Seasons' Tour

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sevendust has put together a 14-date acoustic tour to herald the release of its upcoming album, "Seasons." Kicking off Sept. 3 in Chicago, each stop will also include a listening party for the new set Sevendust has put together a 14-date acoustic tour to herald the release of its…

  6. Marc-André Hamelin, piano

    August 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The mazurka is an old Polish folk dance made world-famous by Chopin, whose reinventions of the form are adored to this day. The mazurka is an old Polish folk dance made world-famous by Chopin, whose reinventions of the form are adored to this day. A key 20th-century heir to the great Pole&…

  7. Ben & Jerry's Fest Melts Away

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The festival at the site of the original Woodstock festival in Bethel, N.Y., was scheduled for Saturday (Aug. 23) and Sunday. Blaming "an economic downturn coupled with an unexpected slump in the music industry," the Ben & Jerry's One World One Heart Festival has been…

  8. Breaking & Entering

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Robert Randolph, New Amsterdams and Nevermore. ALL IN THE FAMILY: The music of Robert Randolph may have been born in a church, but the pedal steel guitar whiz is a direct disciple of the mid-1970s party funk…

  9. Andrew W.K. Heads To Town, Phone Near You

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT is planning a promotion in which he will personally place a phone call to more than 1,000 fans who purchase his new album. Party rocker Andrew W.K., whose second album " The Wolf ," is due Sept. 9 via Island, is planning a promotion in which he will personally place a phone call…

  10. Tunes On TV

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 18-24, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, AUG. 18 "The View," ABC Featured Artist: The Donnas (also scheduled: guest co-host Rebecca Powers, Evan Rachel Wood, Nikki Reed, Nancy Grace, Robert Thompson). "The Parkers,"…

  11. DVD Captures Beatles' 'Ed Sullivan' Gigs

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A new two-DVD collection, "The Ed Sullivan Show Featuring the Beatles," has been set for an Oct. 28 release. A new two-DVD collection, "The Ed Sullivan Show Featuring the Beatles," has been set for an Oct. 28 release, Billboard Bulletin reports. The four-hour Sofa Home…

  12. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred reports on a large batch of Hot 100 debuts and the latest chart feats of Tina Arena, Tyrone Davis, Madonna, Clay Aiken and Dobie Gray. ARENA ROC: Australian singer Tina Arena loses her one-hit wonder status on Billboard's Hot 100, although it took her a while to collect her second…

  13. Spiritualized Sets Live Dates

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT U.K. psychedelic rock act Spiritualized, whose fifth studio album... U.K. psychedelic rock act Spiritualized, whose fifth studio album " Amazing Grace " is due Sept. 9 from Spaceman/Sanctuary Records, have set a host of North American tour dates in October and November, following a…

  14. Durst Courts Dream Girl In New Video

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst directed and stars in the video for "Eat You Alive," the first single from the group's upcoming Flip/Interscope album. In the clip, Durst takes the art of courting to a Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst directed and stars in the video for "Eat…

  15. Billboard Bits: Suede, Diane Schuur, Alejandro Escovedo

    August 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Suede, Diane Schuur, Alejandro Escovedo Suede, gearing up for the October U.K. release of the greatest-hits set "Singles" (Epic), is planning a series of shows in London at which it will perform its entire catalog. The group will start a week-long residency Sept. 22 at the…

  16. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher suffers from whiplash and shock after he is injured in a car accident in Indianapolis. The band is forced to postpone upcoming concerts in Philadelphia and 2002 - Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher suffers from whiplash and shock after he…

  17. Hot Product

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Ween Sailing To 'Quebec' Ween spent most of the 1990s as one of the strangest bands on a major-label roster, recording a series of unclassifiable records for Elektra that kicked around in country rock, psychedelia and classic pop. But while the duo of Aaron "Gene Ween"…

  18. Rimes, 3EB To Delight Ben & Jerry's Fest

    August 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT LeAnn Rimes, Third Eye Blind and Tracy Chapman are among the artists who will perform during the two-day Ben & Jerry's and Rock the Vote One World One Heart Festival. This year's event is set for LeAnn Rimes, Third Eye Blind and Tracy Chapman are among the artists who will…

  19. Breaking & Entering

    July 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: Rhian Benson, Year Of The Rabbit, Young Roscoe and Shadows Fall. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. FROM HARVARD TO BET…

  20. Hot Product

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- The 13th installment in the compilation series "NOW That's What I Call Music" (UME). -- New albums from modern rock acts Eve 6 ("It's All in Your Head," RCA) and Thrice ("The Artist in…

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