1. Santana Sets 2002 Euro Tour

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST After a well-deserved rest in the wake of the extensive promotional activity that followed 1999's Arista album "Supernatural," Santana has scheduled a slate of European tour dates for late May and ear After a well-deserved rest in the wake of the extensive promotional activity…

  2. Blink-182 Plans Radio Fests, Euro Make-Ups

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Blink-182 has confirmed a host of appearances at radio-sponsored holiday concerts before the end of the year, as well as 13 European shows to make up for those postponed after the Sept. 11 terrorist a Blink-182 has confirmed a host of appearances at radio-sponsored holiday concerts before the…

  3. Sons da Terra

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Sons da Terra was recorded last year during the Brasil 500 edition of the Berlin summer music festival HeimatKlÄnge and was produced as a benefit for Brazilian street kids (for more info, see S Sons da Terra was recorded last year during the Brasil 500 edition of the Berlin summer music…

  4. White Stripes Fend Off The Gap As Tour Nears

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Although hotly hyped Detroit rock outfit the White Stripes did turn down an appearance in an advertisement for clothing retailer The Gap, the offer was nowhere near the estimated $1 million claimed in Although hotly hyped Detroit rock outfit the White Stripes did turn down an appearance in an…

  5. Dismemberment Plan Takes 'Change' On The Road

    October 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Washington, D.C.-based indie rock outfit the Dismemberment Plan has lined up an 18-date European tour to coincide with the Oct. 23 release of its fourth Desoto album, "Change." The trek begins tomorro Washington, D.C.-based indie rock outfit the Dismemberment Plan has lined up an 18…

  6. Destiny's Child Calls Off European Tour

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child has become the latest major artist to postpone a European tour in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The trek, which was set to begin Oct. 24 in Stockholm and run through a No Destiny's Child has become the latest major artist to postpone a European tour in…

  7. Mercury Rev Takes 'Dream' On Tour

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran experimental rock act Mercury Rev has lined up its first series of North American dates in support of its latest V2 album, "All Is Dream." The trek begins Nov. 22 in Toronto and wraps Dec. 12 Veteran experimental rock act Mercury Rev has lined up its first series of North…

  8. New Album To Celebrate Los Lobos' 25th

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The members of Los Lobos are in the studio working on their 11th studio album, this time with producer John Leckie (Radiohead, XTC). The as-yet-untitled album's spring release will coincide with the b The members of Los Lobos are in the studio working on their 11th studio album, this…

  9. Macy Gray Taps Into Her 'Id'

    September 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Macy Gray admits that she was an irresistible force, if not an immovable object, when it came to weaving the words and music that would evolve into her sophomore album: She just refused to be told wha Macy Gray admits that she was an irresistible force, if not an immovable object, when it…

  10. Sara Evans Leads CMA Awards Nominees

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With nominations in five categories, RCA artist Sara Evans leads the contenders for the 35th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Other multiple nominees include Brooks & Dunn and Alan J With nominations in five categories, RCA artist Sara Evans leads the contenders for the 35th…

  11. Billboard Bits: System Of A Down, Raul Malo, Tuatara

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on System Of A Down, Raul Malo, Tuatara System Of A Down will precede the Sept. 4 release of its sophomore American Recordings album, "Toxicity," with a free concert in Hollywood, Calif., a day earlier. The show will begin at 5 p.m. PT in a parking lot across the street from…

  12. Universal, Sony, EMI Plan Super Audio CD Titles

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group (UMG) announced Saturday at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) consumer electronics show in Berlin that it will release a number of titles in the new Super Audio CD (SACD) Universal Music Group (UMG) announced Saturday at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA)…

  13. O-Town Skips County Fair Gig Early

    August 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pre-fab boy band O-Town took the stage early on Tuesday (Aug. 14) at a county fair in Midland, Mich., and performed for a fraction of those who had bought tickets for the event, fair officials said. B Pre-fab boy band O-Town took the stage early on Tuesday (Aug. 14) at a county fair in…

  14. 311 Planning Extensive Fall Tour

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based funk-rock quintet 311 will embark on a headlining North American jaunt a month after finishing its summer stint with the Warped Tour. That trek wound down yesterday (Aug. 12) in Pont Los Angeles-based funk-rock quintet 311 will embark on a headlining North American jaunt a…

  15. 3 of Hearts

    August 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This fresh-faced trio may hail from Fort Worth, but 3 of Hearts are most certainly not part of any edgy Texas music scene. This fresh-faced trio may hail from Fort Worth, but 3 of Hearts are most certainly not part of any edgy Texas music scene. Picture, if you dare, Shedaisy Lite. Byron…

  16. Green Day Readies 'Superhits' CD, DVD

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Punk trio Green Day will release a 21-track best-of collection, "International Superhits," this fall via Reprise. The album, combining 19 previously released cuts with two yet-to-be-recorded new songs Punk trio Green Day will release a 21-track best-of collection, "…

  17. Chris Whitley Takes A New Stand

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Like many a bluesman of yore, Chris Whitley has faced his share of demons -- and stared at least most of them down. Since his still-revered Columbia debut of 10 years ago, "Living With the Law," the T Like many a bluesman of yore, Chris Whitley has faced his share of demons -- and…

  18. U.K.'s Love Parade Officially Cancelled

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. edition of the annual Love Parade, scheduled to take place Saturday (July 21) in Newcastle upon Tyne, has been officially cancelled after Newcastle City Council failed to meet the conditions The U.K. edition of the annual Love Parade, scheduled to take place Saturday (July 21) in…

  19. U.K. Love Parade In Jeopardy

    July 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The future of the Love Parade, Britain's biggest free outdoor live music event, is in jeopardy as it has yet to be granted a Public Entertainment License. The U.K.'s BBC Radio 1 said today (July 13) i The future of the Love Parade, Britain's biggest free outdoor live music…

  20. Billboard Bits: Stabbing Westward, Liz Phair, Slayer

    July 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Stabbing Westward, Liz Phair, and Slayer. Following the band's July 1 set in Minneapolis, Stabbing Westward was forced to pull out of its support slot on the Cult's Beyond Good and Evil tour so that drummer Andy Kubiszewski could undergo minor surgery on his hand that was…

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