1. Rockers Chip In For Injured Haden

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previously unreleased tracks from Weezer and Ben Kweller, plus songs from Phantom Planet and AM Radio, will compose a double-seven inch single benefiting former That Dog violinist Petra Haden. Previously unreleased tracks from Weezer and Ben Kweller, plus songs from Phantom Planet and AM…

  2. Coldplay Extends Tour Into June

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST British rock quartet Coldplay has added more dates to its North American tour, as its latest Capitol set, "A Rush of Blood to the Head," continues to hover in the top-30 of The Billboard 200. British rock quartet Coldplay has added more dates to its North American tour, as its…

  3. Update: Lollapalooza Roars Back With Jane's, Queens

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Jane's Addiction, Queens Of The Stone Age, Audioslave, Incubus, and Jurassic 5 are among the acts that will topline the revived Lollapalooza festival this summer. The event, initially spearheaded by J Jane's Addiction, Queens Of The Stone Age, Audioslave, Incubus, and Jurassic 5 are…

  4. 2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards, presented Feb. 8 at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach. The awards honor radio stations, programmers, and personalities. Radio Station of the Year: Adult Contemporary- Major Market:…

  5. 07TunesOnTV

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related television listings for Feb. 10-16, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 10 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Brendan Fraser). "We're a Happy Family - A…

  6. This Day in Music

    February 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Foo Fighter Dave Grohl, his Roswell Records label, EMI Entertainment World and EMI Virgin Songs file suit against Miramax in California, accusing the Disney-owned indie of unauthorized u 1999 - Foo Fighter Dave Grohl, his Roswell Records label, EMI Entertainment…

  7. Jazz On Sale

    February 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST On his debut album for Khaeon, jazz violinist Christian Howes teams with bassist Pablo Martin and pianist Federico Lechner to track a quiet, rather lyrical set of tunes. On his debut album for Khaeon, jazz violinist Christian Howes teams with bassist Pablo Martin and pianist Federico Lechner…

  8. Stones Show Spreads Environmental Awareness

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST It's only rock'n'roll -- with a message -- as veteran rockers the Rolling Stones turned a free concert into an effort to raise awareness about global warming. "You know something, we're all here... fo It's only rock'n'roll -- with a message -- as…

  9. Another Loaded Lineup For Fan Fair

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST The enormous country music festival known as Fan Fair has set its 2003 edition for June 5-8 in Nashville, with hundreds of artists planning to play more than 40 hours worth of concerts at venues throu The enormous country music festival known as Fan Fair has set its 2003 edition for June 5-8…

  10. Billboard Bits: The Fire Theft, MTV, Grammys

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on The Fire Theft, MTV, Grammys The Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk, bassist Nate Mendel, and drummer William Goldsmith, is hard at work on its as-yet-untitled debut album . The group, which played its first live shows last month in Seattle and…

  11. Zevon Reissues Tout Bonus Material

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Warren Zevon's back catalog will get a boost March 25 when EMI/Capitol reissues the singer/songwriter's 1969 debut "Wanted Dead or Alive," as well as his two Virgin Records efforts, 1987's "Sentimenta Warren Zevon's back catalog will get a boost March 25…

  12. Hip-Hop Group Urges Pepsi Boycott

    February 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST The hip-hop nation has parted ways with the Pepsi generation until the giant soda maker shows it some respect. The hip-hop nation has parted ways with the Pepsi generation until the giant soda maker shows it some respect. Accusing Pepsi of applying a double standard by placing notoriously…

  13. Densmore Sues Over New Doors Lineup

    February 05, 2003 12:00 AM EST John Densmore, former drummer and co-founder of the Doors, has filed a multiple-count lawsuit against surviving original band members Ray Manzarek and Robert Krieger, among others. The suit revolves a John Densmore, former drummer and co-founder of the Doors, has filed a multiple-count…

  14. Grammy Telecast Adds More Performers

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Multiple nominees Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, and the Dixie Chicks are the latest performers added to the 45th annual Grammy Awards ceremony. Also newly joining the bill for the Feb. 23 event at New York' Multiple nominees Ashanti, Avril Lavigne, and the Dixie Chicks are the latest…

  15. Underworld Leads Ultra Festival Lineup

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Underworld leads a star-studded lineup for the fifth annual Ultra Music Festival, set for March 22 at Miami's Bayfront Park. The event will also sport performances from some of the biggest names in el Underworld leads a star-studded lineup for the fifth annual Ultra Music Festival, set…

  16. Sotheby's Sues Michael Jackson

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sotheby's filed a lawsuit Friday against pop superstar Michael Jackson, who the auction house claims has yet to pay nearly $1.4 million dollars for two 19th century paintings he purchased last October Sotheby's filed a lawsuit Friday against pop superstar Michael Jackson, who the…

  17. Clinton Plans Stones Concert Appearance

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Former President Bill Clinton plans to appear at this week's free Rolling Stones concert to raise awareness about global warming. Former President Bill Clinton plans to appear at this week's free Rolling Stones concert to raise awareness about global warming. Clinton, who sported…

  18. U.S. Government Mulls Radio Probe

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Testifying yesterday (Jan. 30) before the Senate Commerce Committee, two federal lawmakers said they believe Congress, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Communications Commission should inves Testifying yesterday (Jan. 30) before the Senate Commerce Committee, two federal lawmakers…

  19. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the Carpenters, 'The Disco Ball,' record holding artists, triple-titled tunes, artists who have charted under different names, and bad jokes with readers. REMEMBERING KAREN Hello Fred: Feb. 4, 2003 marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Karen Carpenter …

  20. Toad Reunion Relies On Tour Success

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Expectations are high for Toad the Wet Sprocket's national reunion tour, especially given that there are low expectations of the band staying together for the long-term. After testing the touring waters by opening a few times for Counting…

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