1. Jackson Reforms Band For 'Look Sharp' Anniversary

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pop veteran Joe Jackson is going back on his word. Even though he had said it would never happen, he is reforming the original Joe Jackson Band to record an album and tour in celebration of next year' Pop veteran Joe Jackson is going back on his word. Even though he had said it would…

  2. Dave Matthews Band Revels In 'Busted Stuff'

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT (Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com) Although Dave Matthews says he "wasn't too rattled" by the mixed fan response to 2001's "Everyday," he's pleased that the latest Dave Matthews B Dave Matthews admits that he's one of those artists…

  3. Eminem 'Shows' The Competition Who's Boss

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's "The Eminem Show" (Web/Aftermath/Interscope) streaks to its second-straight week atop The Billboard 200 after selling an impressive 1.32 million copies in its first full week of release, the Eminem's "The Eminem Show" (Web/Aftermath/Interscope) streaks…

  4. Extra 'Stuff': New DMB Album To Include DVD

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fans who purchase Dave Matthews Band's upcoming album "Busted Stuff," due July 16 from RCA, will be getting more bang for their buck. The package will include a free DVD with live and studio material; Fans who purchase Dave Matthews Band's upcoming album "Busted Stuff…

  5. Unreleased Live Set Among Cash Reissues

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Continuing its yearlong celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th birthday, Columbia Legacy has scheduled four more of the country music veteran classic albums for reissue in its "American Milestones" series, Continuing its yearlong celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th birthday,…

  6. Frantic

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ferry's first release in three years shows the sometime-Roxy Music vocalist in top form. It also shows him collaborating with the likes of Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood, Dave Stewart (who co-wrote sever Ferry's first release in three years shows the sometime-Roxy Music vocalist…

  7. Bowie Has Believers For 'Heathen'

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT When it was time for David Bowie to choose a new home for his music -- not to mention his fledgling ISO label -- he went with the label that didn't strive to render him a hit machine. He chose Columbi When it was time for David Bowie to choose a new home for his music -- not to mention…

  8. Judge Nixes Courtney Love's Legal Challenge

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has thrown out Courtney Love's challenge to a California labor code as part of her lawsuit against Universal Music Group and Geffen Records. Judge Fumiko Wasserman y A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has thrown out Courtney Love's challenge to a…

  9. Dues Paid, Anastacia Reapproaches U.S.

    May 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Having recently returned from a whirlwind promotional blitz of Europe, where she is a bona fide pop star, Chicago-born/New York-raised Anastacia now has her eyes firmly set on America, where commercia Having recently returned from a whirlwind promotional blitz of Europe, where she is a bona…

  10. Tunes On TV

    May 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV Listings for May 27-June 2. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 27 "Willie Nelson & Friends: Stars & Guitars," USA Network Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, John Hiatt, Toby…

  11. Hagar, Roth Ready To Spar 'Song For Song'

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For more than 15 years, the prevailing sentiment was that the only way former Van Halen singers David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar would share a stage would be at a ceremony when receiving a major industr For more than 15 years, the prevailing sentiment was that the only way former Van Halen…

  12. Minogue Track Tops Ivor Novello Awards

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at the 47th Ivor Novello Awards, Britain's premier songwriting honors, in a ceremony yesterday (May 23) at Le Meridi Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at…

  13. Lennox To Receive 2002 Billboard Century Award

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Annie Lennox has been named the recipient of the 2002 Billboard Century Award, Billboard magazine's highest honor for distinguished creative achievement. The award -- given annually to an artist who h Annie Lennox has been named the recipient of the 2002 Billboard Century Award,…

  14. X's Doe Sees 'Stars' On New Album

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT X frontman John Doe will release his first album in two years, and first all-acoustic effort, Aug. 20 via iMusic. The set, dubbed "Dim Stars, Bright Light," finds Doe collaborating with such vocalists X frontman John Doe will release his first album in two years, and first all…

  15. ECM Stars Choose Favorites For 'Rarum'

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT ECM has invited its roster of artists to personally select the tracklists for individual retrospectives as part of the ":rarum" series, which bows today (May 21) with anthologies from Keith Jarrett, J ECM has invited its roster of artists to personally select the tracklists for…

  16. Tunes On TV

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 20 "The View," ABC Featured Artists: Vince Gill, Amy Grant (also scheduled: Doris Roberts). "Tribute to Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes," VH1…

  17. The Infinite

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Prolific trumpeter/composer/band leader Dave Douglas returns with yet another great group—this one a quintet based on the funky ambience of In a Silent Way-era Miles Davis. Prolific trumpeter/composer/band leader Dave Douglas returns with yet another great group—this one a quintet based on…

  18. Frank Black Back With Two New Albums

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rock'n'roll troubadour Frank Black has reteamed with former label spinART and is planning an Aug. 20 release for two new albums. "Black Letter Day" and "Devil's Workshop," the follow-ups to his 2001 s Rock'n'roll troubadour Frank Black has reteamed…

  19. In Our Gun

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On its latest outing, former Mercury Music Prize winner Gomez attempts to expand its unique blend of blues, roots, and soul by dabbling in everything from dub to electronica. On its latest outing, former Mercury Music Prize winner Gomez attempts to expand its unique blend of blues, roots, and…

  20. Uptown Sinclair

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Any Clevelander will tell you that homegrown rock quartet Uptown Sinclair is a band on the verge. Any Clevelander will tell you that homegrown rock quartet Uptown Sinclair is a band on the verge. Last year, in the midst of playing nearly every bar/club in Ohio, the group—guitarist Tim Parnin,…

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