1. Fugazi Continues 'The Argument'

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On the surface, it may look like Fugazi has slowed down. The esteemed punk icons are touring less than they ever have, and have only released two new studio albums -- 1995's "Red Medicine" and 1998's On the surface, it may look like Fugazi has slowed down. The esteemed…

  2. Dead Can Dance Live Again On Box Set

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic U.K. duo Dead Can Dance will be celebrated with the three-CD boxed set "Dead Can Dance 1981-1998," due Nov. 6 from 4AD/Rhino. The release includes three audio CDs featuring 47 career-spanning Eclectic U.K. duo Dead Can Dance will be celebrated with the three-CD boxed set …

  3. TV Networks To Simulcast Relief Benefit

    September 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Uniting musicians, actors, and celebrities, the four biggest television networks will on Friday (Sept. 21) simulcast a special benefit for victims of last week's terrorist attack on the U.S. "America: Uniting musicians, actors, and celebrities, the four biggest television networks…

  4. Judge Throws Out Harrison Bid

    August 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A judge has thrown out George Harrison's bid to keep his former business manager and partner from declaring bankruptcy, refusing to accept a claim that the musician was too ill to give a local deposit A judge has thrown out George Harrison's bid to keep his former business manager…

  5. DMX' 'Depression' Set For September

    August 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Def Jam has set a Sept. 25 release date for rapper DMX's fourth album, "The Great Depression." The 17-track set follows last year's "And Then There Was X," which debuted on top of The Billboard 200 an Def Jam has set a Sept. 25 release date for rapper DMX's…

  6. A Tribute To John Hartford Live From Mountain Stage

    July 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This latest Blue Plate special from the popular Live From Mountain Stage series is a fine tribute to influential songwriter John Hartford. This latest Blue Plate special from the popular Live From Mountain Stage series is a fine tribute to influential songwriter John Hartford. Far more than…

  7. Band Vibe Brings Joe Strummer Alive

    July 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Most artists get a little nervous once they've finished an album and are waiting for feedback from friends, their record label, critics, and others. But, with his third solo album, "Global a Go-Go" (d Most artists get a little nervous once they've finished an album and are…

  8. 'N Sync Gathers Stars For Children's Charity Event

    July 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT 'N Sync has confirmed the celebrity lineup for its third annual "Challenge for the Children" charity event. Scheduled for July 27-29 in Las Vegas, the fund-raiser will feature appearances by artists s 'N Sync has confirmed the celebrity lineup for its third annual "…

  9. Hot Product

    June 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing albums from Sisqo, Stone Tempe Pilots, Afro-Celt Sound System, Luther Vandross, Gorillaz, and more. 'Dragon' Song From platinum curls to corn rows, Sisqo is never one to stay the same for long. The Baltimore native aims to prove that he's more than merely a singer…

  10. Fire It Up

    June 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This is Perry's first album for Blind Pig, and he has made the most of the opportunity. This is Perry's first album for Blind Pig, and he has made the most of the opportunity. Having previously paid some lead guitar dues with the likes of Richie Havens, Rick Danko, and Garth Hudson,…

  11. Weiland: STP Wanted To Make Double Album

    June 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT If the members of Stone Temple Pilots had their way, their forthcoming Atlantic album "Shangri-la Dee Da" would have been a two-CD set. Frontman Scott Weiland tells Billboard.com that longtime produce If the members of Stone Temple Pilots had their way, their forthcoming Atlantic…

  12. Ron Sexsmith Rocks Out On 'Blue Boy'

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As soon as he chose fellow singer/songwriter Steve Earle as co-producer, Ron Sexsmith knew that his new album, "Blue Boy" (released June 5 by Cooking Vinyl/spinART), was going to be a significant depa As soon as he chose fellow singer/songwriter Steve Earle as co-producer, Ron…

  13. Bono Preaches Debt Relief To Harvard Grads

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U2 lead singer Bono yesterday (June 6) urged Harvard University's graduating seniors to do their part to help poor people in Third World countries. "The debts of the father are now the debts of the so U2 lead singer Bono yesterday (June 6) urged Harvard University's graduating…

  14. MTV Movie Awards Add Categories, Weezer To Lineup

    May 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT What was the "best music moment" in the films of the last year or so? Fans are being asked to decide just that in one of the four new categories added to the 10th annual MTV Movie Awards, taking place What was the "best music moment" in the films of the last year or so?…

  15. New Fugazi Album Slated For September

    May 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seminal punk outfit Fugazi has finished recording tracks for its next studio album, and hopes to release the set in September via Dischord. A spokesperson confirms it will be Dischord's 130th release Seminal punk outfit Fugazi has finished recording tracks for its next studio album, and…

  16. Jim Lauderdale Delivers 'The Other Sessions'

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jim Lauderdale's June 12 debut album for Dualtone Records, "The Other Sessions," derives its title from the fact that it was recorded after the completion of his originally intended album last August. Jim Lauderdale's June 12 debut album for Dualtone Records, "The…

  17. It's No Myth: Michael Penn Is Still Songwriting

    May 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Anyone lucky enough to catch any of the Acoustic Vaudeville tour stops of Aimee Mann and husband Michael Penn can be forgiven for wondering whatever happened to the latter singer/songwriter. Anyone lucky enough to catch any of the Acoustic Vaudeville tour stops of Aimee Mann and husband…

  18. Stone Temple Pilots Go To 'Shangri-La' In June

    April 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock veterans Stone Temple Pilots will on June 26 release "Shangri-La Dee Da," their fifth studio album for Atlantic. Brendan O'Brien, who has produced all of STP's previous albums, was again b Modern rock veterans Stone Temple Pilots will on June 26 release "…

  19. Setzer Revisits The Trio With '68 Comeback Special

    April 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT He led the rockabilly revival as a member of three-piece hitmakers the Stray Cats in the 1980s, and in the '90s led the swing revival fronting the Brian Setzer Orchestra (BSO). Now, the tattooed and p He led the rockabilly revival as a member of three-piece hitmakers the Stray Cats in…

  20. Billboard Bits: Neil Finn, Creed, AC/DC

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Neil Finn, Eddie Vedder, Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien and drummer Phil Selway, ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Lisa Germano, ex-Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg, AC/DC, Creed, Scot Former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn's star-studded concert tomorrow…

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