1. Turning Point Singer Dies Of Apparent Overdose

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Frank "Skip" Candelori, former lead singer of hardcore punk act Turning Point, was found dead June 19 from an apparent drug overdose in his New Jersey home. Frank "Skip" Candelori, former lead singer of hardcore punk act Turning Point, was found dead June 19 from an…

  2. Title TK

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On their first formal release in close to a decade, the Breeders pick up where frontwoman Kim Deal's 1995 side project, the Amps, left off, favoring a brooding garage-punk sound over the playful alter On their first formal release in close to a decade, the Breeders pick up where…

  3. 2002 Music Video Production Assn. (MVPA) Awards

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music Video Production Assn. (MVPA) Awards Here are the winners for the 2002 Music Video Production Assn. (MVPA) Awards, handed out May 22 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Video of the year: System of a Down, "Chop Suey!" (Director: Marcos Siega. Production Co.: Palomar…

  4. Aerosmith Finalizes Best-Of Tracklist

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith hasn't yet named its new greatest hits collection, due June 25 from Columbia, but the tracklist for the double-disc set has been finalized. The 30-song set spans the Boston-based rock outfit Aerosmith hasn't yet named its new greatest hits collection, due June 25 from…

  5. Hot Product

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Moby, Weezer, Rush, Naughty By Nature, and more. '18' Again Moby has decided that his new primary musical ambition is to create compositions that are warm and emotional -- the kind listeners can "take home and embrace." "In the past, when I…

  6. Billboard Bits: Shakira, 'Today,' Ray Charles

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Shakira, 'Today,' Ray Charles A bag of cement dust was thrown at Colombian pop star Shakira during a promotional appearance at a shopping center near Sydney. The dust did not reach the 25-year-old singer, who was quickly ushered off stage after the incident last night (May 2…

  7. 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…

  8. Hot Product

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Sheryl Crow, Phish, Michelle Williams, the Band, and more. Still 'Crow'ing After walking away from the record for a spell, and at times contemplating bringing in an outside producer or even setting it aside to make a record of covers instead, Crow finally…

  9. Staind, Godsmack, Aerosmith Top Boston Music Awards

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hard rocking acts Staind, Godsmack, and Aerosmith took home two prizes each at last night's 15th annual Boston Music Awards at Boston's Orpheum Theatre. Hard rocking acts Staind, Godsmack, and Aerosmith took home two prizes each at last night's 15th annual Boston Music Awards…

  10. Cyclefly Marks Growth With 'Crave'

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST It is easy to guess why guitarist Nono Presta, bassist Christian Montagne, and drummer Jean Michel Cavallo were mesmerized when they caught Declan O'Shea singing in an Irish pub in 1995. The trio -- w It is easy to guess why guitarist Nono Presta, bassist Christian Montagne, and drummer…

  11. Ben Folds Goes It Alone On Spring Tour

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Toward the end of Ben Folds' tour last fall in support of his Epic solo debut, "Rockin' the Suburbs," the jumpy piano player decided to take the stage solo for a few dates at New York's Bowery Ballroo Toward the end of Ben Folds' tour last fall in support of his…

  12. Girls Against Boys Signs With Jade Tree

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST After a lone album for Geffen, veteran New York-based underground rock act Girls Against Boys has returned to the independent label ranks via a two-album deal with Jade Tree. The group is recording it After a lone album for Geffen, veteran New York-based underground rock act Girls Against…

  13. Is This It

    October 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rock saviors or over-hyped posers? That's the debate surrounding this much-talked- about New York quintet and its aptly titled full-length debut. Rock saviors or over-hyped posers? That's the debate surrounding this much-talked- about New York quintet and its aptly titled full…

  14. Two New Songs Amid Green Day's 'Superhits'

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here in August, Green Day will release a 21-track best-of collection, "International Superhits," Nov. 13 via Reprise. The album, which combines 19 previously released cuts with the new songs As tipped here in August , Green Day will release a 21-track best-of collection, …

  15. Songs From the West Coast

    October 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It has been so long since EJ has offered a recording that didn't have a cloying context that it's hard not to be initially skeptical of the earnest tone of West Coast. It has been so long since EJ has offered a recording that didn't have a cloying context that it's hard…

  16. Kravitz, Keys To Play VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys, and John Mellencamp will perform at the 2001 VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards, set for Oct. 23 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. The event, which will be broadcast live on VH1, w Lenny Kravitz, Alicia Keys, and John Mellencamp will perform at the 2001 VH1/Vogue…

  17. Aerosmith Plans Second North American Trek

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith has confirmed dates for a second leg of its North American tour, which will now run through mid-December. The Cult will serve as the opening act for most stops. In addition, the second of tw Aerosmith has confirmed dates for a second leg of its North American tour, which will now…

  18. 5:30 Saturday Morning

    September 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Anyone who thinks that all female teenagers entering the music business are of the same cookie-cutter pedigree (a blond fashion plate who sings strictly made-for-radio fare) will be jolted from their Anyone who thinks that all female teenagers entering the music business are of the same…

  19. Update: Stars Honor Michael Jackson In New York

    September 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A who's who of the entertainment industry showed up last night (Sept. 7) in New York to honor Michael Jackson and celebrate the 30th anniversary of his solo career. The concert, Jackson's first perfor Michael Jackson's 30-year career as solo artist has encompassed everything…

  20. Billboard Bits: Billie Holiday, Betty Everett, and more

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Billie Holiday, Betty Everett, and more Sony's Columbia Legacy imprint will celebrate the entire output of the known master recordings made during Billie Holiday's Columbia tenure with a 10-disc box set. Due Oct. 2, "Lady Day: The Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia …

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