1. Corgan, Earle, Spector 'Waltz' In Chicago

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST An eclectic array of artists shared the stage Saturday at Chicago's Metro for the fourth annual Waltz benefit, which organizers said raised $40,000 for Heartland Alliance's Neon Street, a local charit An eclectic array of artists shared the stage Saturday at Chicago's Metro for…

  2. Jail Time Sought For Estefan Suspect

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST A Miami prosecutor said that he intends to seek a jail sentence against a Venezuelan singer/actor charged with trespassing at the island home of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. The Estefans have obtained a A Miami prosecutor said that he intends to seek a jail sentence against a Venezuelan singer…

  3. Rebuild the Wall

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST The concept of revamping rock chestnuts into other genres is a tried (some might say tired) concept tackled by acts ranging from Pat Boone to Hayseed Dixie. The concept of revamping rock chestnuts into other genres is a tried (some might say tired) concept tackled by acts ranging from Pat…

  4. DMX Resolves Animal Cruelty Case

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Upholding the terms of a January plea bargain that allowed DMX (real name: Earl Simmons) to avoid prison, a New Jersey judge agreed to allow the rapper to lend his voice to public service announcement Upholding the terms of a January plea bargain that allowed DMX (real name: Earl Simmons) to…

  5. Static-X To Star In Chaos! Comic

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Contemporary metal act Static-X will be the subject of an upcoming sci-fi action adventure comic book. Due July 24 from Chaos! Comics, "Static-X #1" will find the band's members -- Wayne Static, Ken J Contemporary metal act Static-X will be the subject of an upcoming sci-fi…

  6. Keene Gets Star Help On 'Merry-Go-Round'

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Power-pop icon Tommy Keene will release his first studio album in nearly four years on June 4 as part of a new deal with spinART Records. Titled "The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down," the 12-song follow-up Power-pop icon Tommy Keene will release his first studio album in nearly four years…

  7. Country Artist Pat Green Attacked In Texas

    March 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Country artist Pat Green was forced to cancel a planned appearance last night (March 12) due to injuries he suffered during an assault the previous evening. Green was hospitalized Brownsville, Texas, Country artist Pat Green was forced to cancel a planned appearance last night (March 12) due…

  8. Little Steven Goes 'Underground' With Radio Show

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musician/actor Little Steven Van Zandt will launch a weekly syndicated radio show with an April 7 gala taping in New York. "Hard Rock Cafe Presents Little Steven's Underground Garage" will showcase mu Musician/actor Little Steven Van Zandt will launch a weekly syndicated radio…

  9. Neil Finn Returns With Two Albums, DVD

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Crowded House/Split Enz frontman Neil Finn says the recording of his new live album, "7 Worlds Collide - Live at the St. James" (released Feb. 26 via Nettwerk America), was both an experiment w Former Crowded House/Split Enz frontman Neil Finn says the recording of his new…

  10. Aaliyah Crash Families File Suits

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Relatives of two hair stylists who died in the plane crash that also killed singer/actress Aaliyah have sued her record company for hiring a "fly-by-night" charter aircraft company. The families of Er Relatives of two hair stylists who died in the plane crash that also killed singer…

  11. CSNY Tour Revels In Spontaneity

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST With more than 900 songs in Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's combined repertoire, David Crosby tells Billboard.com that the band's second tour in three years is all about spontaneity and the unearth With more than 900 songs in Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young's combined…

  12. Cybertropic Chilango Power

    February 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST In the tradition of bands like CafÉ Tacuba and El Gran Silencio, Mexico's Los de Abajo propose a widely divergent mix of styles—cumbia and salsa blended with Mexican folk, hip-hop, and e In the tradition of bands like Café Tacuba and El Gran Silencio, Mexico's Los de Abajo propose a…

  13. Mean Fiddler Buys In On Glastonbury Fest

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST In a surprise move, Vince Power's bullish U.K. festivals and venue operator Mean Fiddler Music Group today (Feb. 14) announced it has taken a 20% stake in the Glastonbury Festival. The move is designe In a surprise move, Vince Power's bullish U.K. festivals and venue operator Mean…

  14. Hot Product

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Kasey Chambers, Johnny Cash, Freddy Fender, and more. Thick As A 'Brick' From the first verse of the first track, Kasey Chambers' sophomore Warner Bros. set, "Barricades & Brickwalls," bursts with passionate songwriting and a singing…

  15. Nelly, St. Lunatics Praised For Basketball Pledge

    February 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST St. Louis, Mo., native Nelly and his group, the St. Lunatics, were honored yesterday (Feb. 5) by officials in the state's Jefferson City capitol for their promise to play basketball with high schools St. Louis, Mo., native Nelly and his group, the St. Lunatics, were honored yesterday …

  16. Come With Us

    February 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Last year, the Chemical Brothers previewed their new album with the techno-infused tribal jam "It Began in Afrika." By year's end, the track had topped Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. Last year, the Chemical Brothers previewed their new album with the techno…

  17. Bragg Explores Englishness On New Album

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Politically active singer/songwriter Billy Bragg will release "England, Half-English," his first album of self-penned material in more than five years, March 4 in the U.K. via Cooking Vinyl, and a day Politically active singer/songwriter Billy Bragg will release "England, Half…

  18. Hot Product

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from the Chemical Brothers, Dawn Robinson, Charlie Daniels, Hank Williams III, and more. 'Come' Again Last year, the Chemical Brothers previewed their new Astralwerks album, "Come With Us," with the techno-infused tribal jam "It Began in Afrika,…

  19. The Who: Together Again, For A Good Cause

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Almost 40 years after its members declared they hoped they died before they got old, the Who -- vocalist Roger Daltrey, guitarist Pete Townshend, and bassist John Entwistle -- is about to hit the stag Almost 40 years after its members declared they hoped they died before they got old, the Who…

  20. Anything Anytime Anywhere: Singles 1979-2002

    January 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Keep Movin' On doubles as a vocal accompaniment to VH1's recent illuminating Legends special about the charismatic soul/pop singer responsible for such '50s and '60s hits as "You Send Me" and "Wonderf Keep Movin' On doubles as a vocal accompaniment to…

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