1. Strummer Strolls Down One Last 'Street'

    July 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The set features nine originals and a cover of Bob Marley's "Redemption Song," produced by Rick Rubin. More information has come to light about Joe Strummer's final studio album. As previously reported , "Streetcore" is due Oct. 7 from Hellcat/Epitaph. The set…

  2. Rancid Takes 'Indestructible' To Warner Bros.

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Details have emerged on Rancid's deal with Warner Bros. Details have emerged on Rancid's deal with Warner Bros. As previously reported , the veteran punk act has left its long-time home of Hellcat/Epitaph Records for the release of its forthcoming album, "Indestructible,"…

  3. Strummer Album Takes It To The 'Street'

    June 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The final album from late Clash principal Joe Strummer will be released Oct. 7 via Hellcat/Epitaph. The final album from late Clash principal Joe Strummer will be released Oct. 7 via Hellcat/Epitaph. Titled "Streetcore," the set was assembled by Strummer's former bandmates the…

  4. Rancid Hops To Warner Bros.

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran punk outfit Rancid will jump to Warner Bros. Records for its sixth studio album. Veteran punk outfit Rancid will jump to Warner Bros. Records for its sixth studio album and first since their self-titled 2000 release. "This is true," confirms a representative from Epitaph…

  5. Punks Prevail In 'Live Freaky! Die Freaky!'

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Members of Green Day, Rancid, X, Blink 182, A.F.I., and more lend their voices and likeness to the forthcoming animated/puppetry film "Live Freaky! Die Freaky!" The Hellcat Pictures film was written a Members of Green Day, Rancid, X, Blink 182, A.F.I., and more lend their voices and…

  6. Notes From The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 18th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner, held last night (March 10) at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York. The Police, the Clash, Elvis C Billboard.com goes behind the scenes at the 18th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction…

  7. Posthumous Strummer Album Targeted For May

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST The material Joe Strummer was working on before his sudden death last month is being compiled for an album that may be ready for release by Hellcat/Epitaph as early as May, according to a spokesperson The material Joe Strummer was working on before his sudden death last month is being…

  8. Strummer Goes 'Global' With MTV2

    November 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Joe Strummer will host a new a new program on MTV2, which launches with a short Monday (Nov. 11) at 10 p.m. ET. Titled "Joe Strummer's Global Boom-Box," the show will serve as the visual equivalent to Joe Strummer will host a new a new program on MTV2, which launches with a…

  9. Hot Product

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Santana, Foo Fighters, Chris Robinson, Kelly Rowland, and more. Yeah, 'Man' Carlos Santana faced a potentially tense scenario when he began assembling material for the follow-up to his monumentally successful 1999 Arista opus, "Supernatural." But…

  10. Rancid/Blink 182 Chums Gets Transplanted

    June 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Punk outfit the Transplants, the brainchild of Rancid's Tim Armstrong, has lined up a string of California tour dates to preview its forthcoming Epitaph/Hellcat album. The group -- featuring Armstrong Punk outfit the Transplants, the brainchild of Rancid's Tim Armstrong, has lined…

  11. Epitaph Acts Crowd 'Punk-O-Rama'

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The seventh edition of Epitaph Records' "Punk-O-Rama" compilation series will be released June 25 and feature 19 tracks from the likes of Rancid, Bad Religion, NOFX, Pennywise, the Hives, and Bouncing The seventh edition of Epitaph Records' "Punk-O-Rama"…

  12. Nearing 50, Strummer's Guns Still Blaze

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Joe Strummer is feeling the jetlag. The day after arriving in New York to play a five-night stand in Brooklyn with his band the Mescaleros, Strummer is holding court in the bar of his downtown hotel, Joe Strummer is feeling the jetlag. The day after arriving in New York to play a five-night…

  13. Rancid, Strummer 'Give 'Em The Boot'

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tracks from Rancid, Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, Dropick Murphys, Agnostic Front, and others will be featured on the third volume of Hellcat's budged-priced punk and ska compilation series, "Give Tracks from Rancid, Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, Dropick Murphys, Agnostic…

  14. Hot Product

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from 'N Sync, the 'Violator' compilation, Ringo Starr, Neil Diamond, Joe Strummer, and more. 'Celebrity' Sleuth "The truth is that it can be tiresome to be continually blasted by critics because we don't fit their preconceived notion of…

  15. Band Vibe Brings Joe Strummer Alive

    July 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Most artists get a little nervous once they've finished an album and are waiting for feedback from friends, their record label, critics, and others. But, with his third solo album, "Global a Go-Go" (d Most artists get a little nervous once they've finished an album and are…

  16. Strummer Readies New Album With Mescaleros

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ex-Clash leader Joe Strummer will release the follow-up to 1999's "Rock Art and the X-Ray Style" July 24 via Hellcat Records, an offshoot of Epitaph run by Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong. It's Strummer Ex-Clash leader Joe Strummer will release the follow-up to 1999's …

  17. Rancid Frontman Takes Charge For DVD

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Southern California punks Rancid will release a DVD sometime before the end of the year, according to a source at Epitaph Records. Details are still being worked out, but footage shot by frontman Tim Southern California punks Rancid will release a DVD sometime before the end of the year,…

  18. Hot Product

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new music from 112, Lionel Richie, Old 97's, Toadies, Jon B, Sherrie Austin, Me First And The Gimme Gimmes Third Time's A Charm In contrast to its past two Bad Boy/Arista albums, 112's "Part III" was mostly written and produced by the R&B foursome. …

  19. Billboard Bits: Santana, Modern English, MacGowan

    February 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Santana, Modern English, Shane MacGowan and the Popes, Pogues, Dropkick Murphys Returning home yesterday (Feb. 27) after a 46-year absence, guitarist Carlos Santana unveiled a plaque in Autlan De Navarro declaring him the "favorite son" of the west-central Mexican town. …

  20. Rancid Members Ready Album, Tour With Side Project

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rancid principals Lars Frederiksen and Tim Armstrong have put the finishing touches on "Lars Frederiksen And The Bastards," an album the duo wrote and recorded together last September. It's set for a Rancid principals Lars Frederiksen and Tim Armstrong have put the finishing…

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