1. Timothy White, 1952-2002: A Death In The Family

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Timothy White, Billboard editor in chief since 1991, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack June 27, just as the magazine was going to press. He was 50. Timothy collapsed in an elevator in the Bill Timothy White, Billboard editor in chief since 1991, died suddenly of an apparent heart…

  2. Underworld Returns With 'A Hundred Days'

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering U.K. electronica duo Underworld has set a Sept. 23 international release date for its latest album, "A Hundred Days Off." The set is due a day later in North America via V2 and will be prec Pioneering U.K. electronica duo Underworld has set a Sept. 23 international…

  3. Defining Tech

    June 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Summer Forest is responsible for the book Searching for the Perfect Beat: Flyer Designs of the American Rave Scene and Rise, a documentary on the electronic music scene in New Orleans. Summer Forest is responsible for the book Searching for the Perfect Beat: Flyer Designs of the American Rave…

  4. Billboard Bits: Seven-Year Rule, Bobby Brown, Hatfield

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Seven-Year Rule, Bobby Brown, Juliana Hatfield The California Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday (June 18) passed "legislative intent" language on a bill that would repeal the music industry's exemption to the state's "seven-year rule" on personal…

  5. Eclectic Artists 'Dressed In Black' For Cash Tribute

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Dualtone Music Group's Johnny Cash tribute album, "Dressed in Black," has been completed, with contributions from the likes of Hank Williams III, Rodney Crowell, the Mavericks' Raul Malo, Rosie Fl The Dualtone Music Group's Johnny Cash tribute album, "Dressed…

  6. Paul McCartney Married In Ireland

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Despite weeks of intense media attention, former Beatle Paul McCartney and model Heather Mills managed to get married in private on the grounds of a remote castle in Glaslough, Ireland. As noisy helic Despite weeks of intense media attention, former Beatle Paul McCartney and model Heather…

  7. McCartney Greets Wedding Hoopla

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney kissed his fiancee, Heather Mills, and handed her a red rose today (June 10) to the cheers of hundreds of fans gathered outside the remote 17th century Irish castle where they are set t Paul McCartney kissed his fiancee, Heather Mills, and handed her a red rose today (June 10)…

  8. Young, Eminem Retain Control Of U.K. Charts

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Will Young and Eminem kept hold of the No. 1 positions on the U.K. singles and album charts yesterday (June 9). Young's "Light My Fire" (S/RCA) became Britain's favorite single for a second week, as E Will Young and Eminem kept hold of the No. 1 positions on the U.K.…

  9. 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…

  10. 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,…

  11. Wilson Selects Beach Boys 'Classics'

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson has overseen the track selection of a new Beach Boys hits compilation, which EMI will release July 2 in North America. The disc will be highlighted by a new recordin Beach Boys mastermind Brian Wilson has overseen the track selection of a new Beach Boys hits…

  12. Alien Ant Farm Recovering After Bus Accident

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Southern California alt-metal band Alien Ant Farm has canceled all its scheduled performances in the wake of last week's tour bush crash which left a driver dead and band members with a variety of inj Southern California alt-metal band Alien Ant Farm has canceled all its scheduled…

  13. Moby Plans Two-Month European Tour

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Moby has lined up a two-month European tour in support of his brand new V2/Mute album, "18," which is No. 1 in 12 European countries and debuts this week at No. 4 on The Billboard 200. The trek begins Moby has lined up a two-month European tour in support of his brand new V2/Mute…

  14. 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…

  15. Round Midnight, Bird,Straight, No Chaser

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT DEXTER GORDON Round Midnight ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Herbie Hancock REISSUE PRODUCERS: Didier C. Deutsch, Darcy M. Proper Columbia/Legacy 85811 CHARLIE PARKER Bird ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Lennie Niehaus REISSU With characteristic initiative, Legacy has reissued remastered, expanded editions of three…

  16. Tool To Follow Ozzfest With U.S. Tour

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tool has begun lining up a summer U.S. tour to follow European headlining dates and a stint with the first Ozzfest tour of that region. Overseas dates begin today (May 10) in Paris and wrap June 15 in Tool has begun lining up a summer U.S. tour to follow European headlining dates and a stint…

  17. K's Choice Eyes 'Happy' Return To U.S.

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It has been four years since folk-pop act K's Choice last released an album in the U.S., yet the band has stayed active in Europe and in its Belgian homeland. They've kept busy by embarking on often s It has been four years since folk-pop act K's Choice last released an album…

  18. Bosstones Go Indie, Pull 'Jackknife'

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Following four studio albums and a live set on Mercury, ska punks the Mighty Mighty Bosstones are heading back to their independent label roots. Come July 9, the Boston-based band will release "A Jack Following four studio albums and a live set on Mercury, ska punks the Mighty Mighty…

  19. Incredible DJ's

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On its U.S. debut, Skratch Comando is out to prove that Spanish men are no slouches in the DJ department. On its U.S. debut, Skratch Comando is out to prove that Spanish men are no slouches in the DJ department. Hailing from Lloret der Mar, Spain, DJ Tillo, DJ Marc, and DJ None mix, scratch,…

  20. Guitarist Exits American Head Charge

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Wayne Kile has exited hard rock outfit American Head Charge. "Our split with Wayne is completely amicable and we wish him luck in his future endeavors," the band says in a statement. "Over t Guitarist Wayne Kile has exited hard rock outfit American Head Charge. "…

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