1. Tunes On TV

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Pink ("Trouble") "Monday Night Football," ABC Featured Artists: Vic Damone, Run-DMC, John Popper, Jason Mraz …

  2. Collections Testify To Act's Chemistry

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. DJs/producers Ed Simons and Tom Rowlands have been friends for nearly 15 years. They have recorded together as the Chemical Brothers for a decade. To celebrate, the Brothers' label, Astralwerks, is releasing separately a greatest hits CD (…

  3. Acts Team Up For Nokia Tour

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The 20-date trek will feature the All-American Rejects, Hoobastank, Ozomatli and Diffuser playing theaters and larger clubs in North America through an Oct. 28 finale in Seattle. Four bands will hit the road together on the month-long Nokia Unwired Tour , which kicks off Oct. 2 in Toronto.…

  4. The Tangled Web

    September 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Web's most intriguing music-related destinations. This week: JXL, the Honey Palace and the Streets. BEAT JUNKIE: Dutch producer/remixer/DJ artist Junkie XL (real name: Tom Holkenberg) gained global attention last year when his remix, under the name JXL, of Elvis Presley's "…

  5. Tunes On TV

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 22-28, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 22 "Pyramid," Syndicated Featured Artists: Trace Adkins, the Go-Go's' Jane Wiedlin, Donny Osmond (host). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured…

  6. Greatest Hits

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Eagle Vision's posthumous Roy Orbison DVD retrospective culls 13 digitally restored and remastered live performances of seminal hits from the influential country-pop artist's pioneering 30-year career Eagle Vision's posthumous Roy Orbison DVD retrospective culls 13 digitally…

  7. Earle, Bragg, Morello Demand 'Truth'

    September 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Political singer/songwriters Steve Earle and Billy Bragg will join ex-Rage Against The Machine/current Audioslave guitarist Tom Morello next month for the Tell Us the Truth tour. Political singer/songwriters Steve Earle and Billy Bragg will join ex-Rage Against The Machine/current Audioslave…

  8. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Blind Boys Of Alabama 'Tell' Me About It The Blind Boys Of Alabama have recruited a star-studded cast to help fill out their upcoming album, "Go Tell It on the Mountain," due this week via Real World Records. The disc will be the legendary vocal group's first holiday…

  9. Modest Mouse Album Pushed To Next Year

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Modest Mouse's long-awaited sophomore Epic studio album, "Good News for People Who Love Bad News," has been pushed from its planned fall release date to 2004. Modest Mouse's long-awaited sophomore Epic studio album, "Good News for People Who Love Bad News," has…

  10. No Doubt Plots Best-Of, DVD, Boxed Set

    September 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Although its members are busy with a variety of solo projects, No Doubt last week hit the studio with producer Nellee Hooper to record a cover of Talk Talk's "It's My Life" for inclusion on a forthcom Although its members are busy with a variety of solo projects, No Doubt…

  11. 'Concert For George' To Hit Theaters, DVD

    September 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Filmed in high definition and recorded in 5.1 surround sound, "A Concert for George" will be released worldwide on DVD in November, distributed internationally via ArenaPlex LLC. A film chronicling last fall's star-studded George Harrison tribute at London's Royal Albert…

  12. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Velvet Revolver & More

    September 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Springsteen, Velvet Revolver, iTunes, Chemical Brothers Following a brisk pre-sale promotion that began on Friday and general ticket sales today (Sept. 8) for Oct. 1 and 3 shows , Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band have added a third show at New York's Shea Stadium. The Oct.…

  13. Make Me Better

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The former Sounds of Blackness frontwoman draws primarily on her inspirational roots here. The former Sounds of Blackness frontwoman draws primarily on her inspirational roots here. But in true Nesby fashion, she flavors the proceedings accordingly. Stirring in liberal dollops of R&B, hip…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause of death is not announced, though Crack is understood to have undergone treatment for psychiatric problems in th 2001 - Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause…

  15. Cher Signs U.S. Deal With Warner Bros.

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Cher, who parted ways with Warner U.K. last year, has been picked up by Warner Bros. in the U.S. After Cher split with the U.K. company, the U.S. division continued to work songs from her 2002 studio Cher, who parted ways with Warner U.K. last year, has been picked up by Warner Bros. in the U…

  16. 'Love & Life' Puts Blige Back On Top

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mary J. Blige's "Love & Life" gives the R&B veteran her second No. 1 on The Billboard 200. In its first week, the Geffen album sold 286,000 copies in the U.S., according to Nielsen SoundScan, Mary J. Blige's "Love & Life" gives the R&B veteran her…

  17. Breaking & Entering

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Michael Franti and Kings Of Leon. FOR THE PEOPLE: When the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy emerged on the hip-hop scene in the early 1990s, there was talk that leader Michael Franti would grow into a sort of…

  18. Springsteen Tour To End At Shea

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band's year-plus world tour in support of "The Rising" will come to a close at Shea Stadium in New York. Two shows -- Oct. 1 and 3 have been confirmed, with as man Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band's year-plus world tour in…

  19. Interpol, Keys, Cat Power Among Shortlist Finalists

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Albums by Interpol, Bright Eyes, Cat Power and the Black Keys are among the 10 finalists for the 2003 Shortlist Music Prize. The prize will be presented Oct. 5 as part of a concert/ceremony at Los Ang Albums by Interpol, Bright Eyes, Cat Power and the Black Keys are among the 10 finalists for…

  20. Tunes On TV

    September 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 1-7, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 1 "MTV2 Presents: 22 Greatest Bands," MTV2 Featured Artists: Aerosmith, Alice In Chains, the Cure, Green Day, Guns N' Roses, Korn, Dave Matthews Band, Metallica, Nine Inch…

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