1. Hot Product

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rock titles Rock The House This week sees the release of new albums from a host of notable rock acts. Alien Ant Farm's "TruAnt" (DreamWorks) is the group's first album since it was involved in a serious car accident in May 2002. The set was produced by Stone Temple Pilots&…

  2. This Day in Music

    August 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic, dies at his home in Athens from complications related to pancreatic cancer. He is 40. 2002 - Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgia-based jam band…

  3. Billboard Bits: MTV VMAs, STIFLE, Sepultura

    August 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV VMAs, STIFLE, Sepultura 50 Cent and Good Charlotte have joined Coldplay and Christina Aguilera as confirmed performers for the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony, to be broadcast live Aug. 28 from New York's Radio City Music Hall. P. Diddy, Ashanti, Kelly Clarkson, Redman,…

  4. Lookout! Throws Anniversary Party

    July 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Longstanding West Coast punk label Lookout! Records is planning a July 25-27 celebration to mark its 15th anniversary with a trifecta of concerts and a commemorative re-release. The label, which forme Longstanding West Coast punk label Lookout! Records is planning a July 25-27 celebration to…

  5. Billboard Bits: Gracin, Mike Gordon, More Than Music

    June 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Joshua Gracin, Mike Gordon, More Than Music "American Idol 2" finalist Joshua Gracin will not take part in the show's upcoming 39-city North American tour , due to military training commitments. Gracin, a Lance Corporal in the U.S. Marines, was the fourth runner-up in…

  6. Alien Ant Farm Ready Road Return

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Alt-metal act Alien Ant Farm is preparing to return to touring for the first time since a bus accident left lead singer Dryden Mitchell with serious spinal injuries more than a year ago. The North Ame Alt-metal act Alien Ant Farm is preparing to return to touring for the first time since a…

  7. This Day in Music

    June 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert promoter Marcel Avram, who accuses the pop king of refusing to perform two scheduled "Millennium Concerts." 2000 - Michael Jackson is sued by his longtime Munich, Germany-based concert…

  8. Billboard Bits: Velvet Revolver, Alabama, Crash Radio

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Velvet Revolver, Alabama, Crash Radio The new group featuring Stone Temple Pilots' Scott Weiland, Guns N' Roses' Slash, Duff McKagan, and Matt Sorum, and Suicidal Tendencies' Dave Kushner has been christened Velvet Revolver. The group's track "Set Me Free…

  9. Tunes On TV

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 2-8, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 2 "VH1 All Access: Celebrity Weddings," VH1 Featured Artists: Marc Anthony, No Doubt, Shaquille O'Neal, Hanson, 98 Degrees, Jessica Simpson, Bush. "The Late Show With…

  10. Billboard Bits: Bernie Williams, Siren Festival, AthFest

    May 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Bernie Williams, Siren Fest, AthFest New York Yankees centerfielder Bernie Williams has inked a deal with GRP for the release of "The Journey Within," his recording debut. The CD is expected in stores on July 15. Williams, who plays guitar, composed seven of the album's…

  11. Weiland Charged With Cocaine, Heroin Possession

    May 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Scott Weiland has been charged with cocaine and heroin possession in Los Angeles, two years after completing a jail term for violating his probation on the same charges, prosecutors said today (May 20 Scott Weiland has been charged with cocaine and heroin possession in Los Angeles, two years…

  12. Connick Returns To Traditional Jazz

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After numerous flirtations with pop standards and big band vocals, Harry Connick Jr. is returning to small ensemble traditional jazz for his next release. After numerous flirtations with pop standards and big band vocals, Harry Connick Jr. is returning to small ensemble traditional jazz for…

  13. This Day in Music

    May 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300,000 at the 9th Annual Vinny pro-celebrity golf tournament at Legends Club of Tennessee in Franklin, Tenn. 2001 - Husband and wife team Vince Gill and Amy Grant help raise approximately $300…

  14. Shows To Celebrate 'YES New York' Release

    May 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The June 3 release date of the "YES New York" compilation (on Wolfgang Morden, the soundtrack imprint of Vice Records) will serve as an occasion for celebration. The June 3 release date of the " YES New York " compilation (on Wolfgang Morden, the soundtrack imprint of Vice…

  15. Top Indie Acts Sing For 'Siren'

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Modest Mouse, Hot Hot Heat, Sahara Hotnights, !!!, the Kills, Radio 4, Ted Leo/Pharmacists, Northern State, and the Pattern have been tapped to perform at the Village Voice's third annual Siren Music Modest Mouse, Hot Hot Heat, Sahara Hotnights, !!!, the Kills, Radio 4, Ted Leo…

  16. This Day in Music

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Pop singer Jewel breaks a collarbone and a rib, and suffers bumps and bruises when she is thrown from a horse at the Texas ranch of her boyfriend, rodeo star Ty Murray. 2002 - Pop singer Jewel breaks a collarbone and a rib, and suffers bumps and bruises when she is…

  17. Ex-Gunners Still Searching For Singer

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "The Project" -- the yet-to-be-officially-christened group of original Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash, bassist Duff McKagan, and drummer Matt Sorum -- is still auditioning singers, but there's some sti "The Project" -- the yet-to-be-officially-christened group of…

  18. Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs Say 'YES New York'

    April 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT New York's finest new rock acts will be anthologized on "YES New York," a 15-track collection due June 3 from Wolfgang Morden, the soundtrack imprint of Vice Records. The album kicks off with a previo New York's finest new rock acts will be anthologized on "YES New…

  19. Phish Announces Summer Tour, 'It' Event

    March 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST Phish will cap its 21-date summer U.S. tour with It, a two-day event to be held Aug. 2-3 at Loring Air Force Base in Limestone, Maine. The revered Vermont-based jam band previously held its Great Went Phish will cap its 21-date summer U.S. tour with the It, a two-day event to be held Aug. 2-3…

  20. 2003 Gardel Music Awards Winners

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Gardel Music Awards Winners NATIONAL AWARDS (artist in parentheses) Best Pop Female Album: Informacion Celeste (Fabiana Cantillo) Best Pop Male Album: Alegre Caballero (Ruben Rada) Best Pop Group Album: Mambru (Mambru) Best Rock Solo Album: Influencia (Charly Garcia) Best Rock Group…

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