1. Billboard Bits: American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more American Head Charge guitarist Dave Rogers was arrested Wednesday after playing a set completely nude during the Pledge of Allegiance tour stop at Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. Rogers was arrested backstage for public…

  2. Waits Plans Pair Of Albums

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Innovative troubadour Tom Waits will follow-up his acclaimed 1999 debut for Epitaph's Anti- imprint, "Mule Variations," with a pair of albums, "Alice" and "Red Drum." Due in spring 2002, the releases Innovative troubadour Tom Waits will follow-up his…

  3. Jackson Completes Charity Single

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson has completed work on "What More Can I Give," a new single he hopes will raise $50 million for relief organizations in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Among the artists who Michael Jackson has completed work on "What More Can I Give," a new…

  4. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Janovitz/Kirkwood, Yahoo!

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on the MTV Europe Awards, Bill Janovitz & Curt Kirkwood, and a Yahoo! charity auction. U.K. dance duo Basement Jaxx has been added to the performance lineup for the 2001 MTV Europe Awards, set for Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. The group joins previously announced performers Blink…

  5. Wes Borland Exits Limp Bizkit

    October 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has left the band, according to a post from the group on its official Web site. "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways," reads the release. " Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has left the band, according to a post from…

  6. R.E.M., Pearl Jam Battle World Hunger

    October 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seattle is preparing for Sunday's (Oct. 14) kickoff of Groundwork 2001, a week of concerts striving to raise awareness of solutions to world hunger and money to help small farmers in developing countr Seattle is preparing for Sunday's (Oct. 14) kickoff of Groundwork 2001, a week of…

  7. Billboard Bits: United We Stand, De La Soul, Slade

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on United We Stand, De La Soul, Slade Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Goo Goo Dolls, Train, and Rod Stewart are the latest additions to the United We Stand benefit concert, set for Oct. 21 at Washington, D.C.'s RFK Stadium. They join previously confirmed performers such as Michael…

  8. Watt Welcomes Guests In NYC

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Punk icon Mike Watt was joined onstage Wednesday night (Oct. 10) at New York's Mercury Lounge by former Blue Oyster Cult drummer Albert Bouchard as well as Watt's former fIREHOSE bandmate Ed Crawford. Punk icon Mike Watt was joined onstage Wednesday night (Oct. 10) at New York'…

  9. McCartney: New Album 'Simple And Satisfying'

    October 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Paul McCartney says returning to his usual bass playing duties on his new album, "Driving Rain," was "simple and satisfying." As previously reported, the set, McCartney's first since 1999's "Run Devil Paul McCartney says returning to his usual bass playing…

  10. Labour of Love: The Music of Nick Lowe

    October 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's tough not to skip the first eight cuts on Labour of Love and go straight for Marshall Crenshaw and Christine Ohlman's take on "Cruel to Be Kind." Not only is the song what most of us know the lau It's tough not to skip the first eight cuts on Labour of Love and…

  11. Sonic Youth Reschedule ATP, Plan Benefit

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here over the weekend, the first-ever U.S. edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties festival has been postponed from Oct. 19-21 to March 15-17. The event will still be held on the campus As first tipped here over the weekend, the first-ever U.S. edition of the All Tomorrow&…

  12. L.A.'s All Tomorrow's Parties Fest Postponed

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The first-ever American edition of the U.K.'s All Tomorrow's Parties festival, to be curated by Sonic Youth and held Oct.19-21 on the campus of the University of California at Los Angeles, has been po The first-ever American edition of the U.K.'s All Tomorrow's Parties…

  13. Hank Williams: Timeless

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Despite the best intentions, the icons of popular music aren't always best-served by "tribute" albums—as fans of these artists well know. Despite the best intentions, the icons of popular music aren't always best-served by "tribute" albums—as fans of these…

  14. Buddy & Julie Miller

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In an alternative universe, Buddy and Julie Miller are the reigning king and queen of contemporary country music. In an alternative universe, Buddy and Julie Miller are the reigning king and queen of contemporary country music. On their first full album together, they shine like diamonds,…

  15. Philadelphia Folk Festival40th Anniversary

    September 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "The Philadelphia Folk Festival is more than a music festival," writes Sing Out! magazine editor Mark D. "The Philadelphia Folk Festival is more than a music festival," writes Sing Out! magazine editor Mark D. Moss in the 58-page booklet accompanying this four-disc, 58…

  16. Hanson Files Suit Vs. MP3.com

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chrysalis Records and teen pop outfit Hanson have filed copyright infringement lawsuits against Vivendi Universal's online subsidiary MP3.com, Billboard Bulletin reports. The suits, which were filed i Chrysalis Records and teen pop outfit Hanson have filed copyright infringement lawsuits…

  17. 'Heroes' Telethon Raises $150 Million

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Last Friday's unprecedented "America: A Tribute to Heroes" telethon generated pledges of more than $150 million, organizers reported yesterday (Sept. 24). Once collected, the funds will benefit the Un Last Friday's unprecedented "America: A Tribute to Heroes"…

  18. World Tunes In To Fundraising Telethon

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Nearly 60 million people in the United States watched music and film stars pay tribute to real-life heroes during an unprecedented benefit for victims of the terrorist attacks. The telethon was shown Nearly 60 million people in the United States watched music and film stars pay tribute to…

  19. More Celebs Join Relief Telethon

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Celine Dion, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Enrique Iglesias, Limp Bizkit, Sting, and U2 have been added to the talent lineup for tonight's (Sept. 21) telethon benefitting the World Trade Center and Pentag Celine Dion, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Enrique Iglesias, Limp Bizkit, Sting,…

  20. More Stars Added To Telethon Lineup

    September 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey, Wyclef Jean, Willie Nelson, Jane Kaczmarek, and Jimmy Smits have joined the list of stars who will appear on "America: A Tribute to Heroes," a two-hour commercial-free special organized Mariah Carey, Wyclef Jean, Willie Nelson, Jane Kaczmarek, and Jimmy Smits have…

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