1. Tropicalia Legend Tom Ze Suffers Heart Attack

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tom Ze, one of the founding fathers of Brazil's tropicalia movement, suffered a heart attack following a Sunday night concert in a northeastern city, hospital officials said. The 65-year-old musician Tom Ze, one of the founding fathers of Brazil's tropicalia movement, suffered a…

  2. Friends, Family Mourn Layne Staley

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The surviving members of Alice In Chains have broken their silence on the passing of lead singer Layne Staley, who was found dead in his Seattle apartment this weekend with heroin-injection parapherna The surviving members of Alice In Chains have broken their silence on the passing of lead…

  3. Welcome to My Party

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Like each of Rusted Root's previous four albums, Welcome to My Party is lopsided, containing a few really great songs, a handful of nice moments spread over twice as many tracks, and a couple rather f Like each of Rusted Root's previous four albums, Welcome to My Party is lopsided,…

  4. Galaxy Of Stars Heads To 'Zootopia'

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The 2002 edition of New York radio station WHTZ/Z100's annual "Zootopia" summer concert will feature performances by some of the biggest stars in music, including Celine Dion, P. Diddy, Bon Jovi, Mary The 2002 edition of New York radio station WHTZ/Z100's annual "…

  5. Aerosmith Relishes 'Icon' Status

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As bassist Tom Hamilton puts it, Aerosmith's collective feet are pushed solidly to the floor. On the heels of the million-selling Columbia album "Just Push Play" and the No. 7 Hot 100 hit "Jaded," the As bassist Tom Hamilton puts it, Aerosmith's collective feet…

  6. Aerosmith Relishes 'Icon' Status (continued)

    April 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Part two of Billboard.com interview with Aerosmith's Tom Hamilton. What can you tell us about the show Aerosmith is doing in Japan at the end of June? Well, this show in Japan is the finale of the World Cup, which outside of America is beyond gigantic. Wars could get started over these…

  7. Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison,Take five

    April 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET Take Five PRODUCER: Teo Macero 5.1 MIX ENGINEER: Mark Wilder Columbia/Legacy CS 65122 JOHNNY CASH Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison PRODUCER: Bob Johnston 5.1 MIX ENGINEER: Thom C Concurrent with the rising tide of DVD-Audio titles entering the marketplace, new and,…

  8. Poll: Fans Split On Rage's Future

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT There's no quick remedy fans can offer the remaining members of Rage Against The Machine now that former Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell has exited the picture, according to a Billboard.com poll. There's no quick remedy fans can offer the remaining members of Rage Against The…

  9. Billboard Bits: Gaye/Aaliyah, R. Kelly, & More

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Gaye/Aaliyah, R. Kelly, & More Nona Gaye has been added to the cast of the sequels "The Matrix: Reloaded" and "The Matrix: Revolutions" in a role that was to be filled by the late singer/actress Aaliyah. Gaye is in production on the project in Australia with…

  10. Billboard Bits: Tom Waits, Olivia Newton-John, Hendrix

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Tom Waits, Olivia Newton-John, Hendrix Tom Waits will make a rare television performance appearance May 8 on CBS' "Late Night With David Letterman," the day after Anti Records' release of his new albums, "Alice" and "Blood Money." Although Waits…

  11. Michael Bolton Begins New Chapter

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Michael Bolton has a new album and a fresh sound. When his first Jive set (and first album of totally new material since 1998), "Only a Woman Like You," is released April 23, it will relaunch this adu Michael Bolton has a new album and a fresh sound. When his first Jive set (and…

  12. A Complete Glenn Tilbrook Hits The Road

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Later this week, former Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook will embark on a U.S. tour in support of his first solo album, "The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook." His third stateside trek since the album's relea Later this week, former Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook will embark on a U.S.…

  13. Billboard Bits: Stuart Adamson, Robert Earl Keen, & More

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Stuart Adamson, Robert Earl Keen, & More A tribute concert in memory of Stuart Adamson, the late singer/guitarist and chief songwriter of '80s rock act Big Country, will take place May 31 at Glasgow's Barrowlands, Billboard Bulletin reports. The concert will benefit two…

  14. Aerosmith, Sum 41 Show 'Spidey' Sense

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sony's "Spider-Man" soundtrack, due April 30, has snared Aerosmith to cover the film's main theme, Billboard.com has learned. The set also features first single "What We're All About (The Original Ver Sony's "Spider-Man" soundtrack, due April 30,…

  15. Papa Roach, Ja Rule, Shakira To Salute Aerosmith

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Papa Roach, Ja Rule, Shakira, Nas, Sum-41, and X-Ecutioners have joined the lineup for MTV's upcoming mtvICON salute to Aerosmith. As previously reported, Kid Rock, Train, and Pink will also perform A Papa Roach, Ja Rule, Shakira, Nas, Sum-41, and X-Ecutioners have joined the lineup for…

  16. Van Morrison Strolls 'Down The Road'

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Irish vocal legend Van Morrison has set a May 14 release date for "Down the Road," his first album under a new deal with Universal. The set is due a day earlier via Universal's Polydor label internati Irish vocal legend Van Morrison has set a May 14 release date for "Down…

  17. 14TunesOnTV

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for April 1-7, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2002 "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Shannon McNally (also scheduled: Nathan Lane, Ben Chaplin). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Phantom Planet (also…

  18. Stars Line Up For 'Bandstand' 50th Anniversary

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson and Cher are among the stars who will perform for an upcoming television special to toast the 50th anniversary of "American Bandstand." Hosted by perennial teenager Dick Clark, the May Michael Jackson and Cher are among the stars who will perform for an upcoming…

  19. Cherished Juilliard Violin Teacher Dies

    March 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dorothy DeLay, a Juilliard School violin teacher and musical powerhouse whose students over a half-century include such luminaries as Itzhak Perlman and Midori, died Sunday of cancer at her home in Up Dorothy DeLay, a Juilliard School violin teacher and musical powerhouse whose students over…

  20. Cornell Quitting Post-Rage Project?

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chris Cornell has left the new, as-yet-unnamed band he formed with Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello, Brad Wilk, and Tim Commerford, according to reports. The surprising news comes just days afte Chris Cornell has left the new, as-yet-unnamed band he formed with Rage Against The…

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