1. Unreleased Tracks Bolster Noise Pop Compilation

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST San Francisco's Noise Pop festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a two-disc, 43-track compilation due March 11 from Amazing Grease Records. The set, titled "Ten Years Of Noise Pop," will in San Francisco's Noise Pop festival is celebrating its 10th anniversary…

  2. Parents Sue Tommy Lee In Drowning Death

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST The parents of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in a swimming pool at Tommy Lee's house have sued the former Motley Crue drummer for wrongful death and negligence. Daniel Karven-Veres, son of actress Ursu The parents of a 4-year-old boy who drowned in a swimming pool at Tommy Lee's…

  3. 'Come' With Chemical Brothers On World Tour

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST U.K. electronic duo the Chemical Brothers will spend most of the spring on the road internationally in support of the act's latest Astralwerks set, "Come With Us." The tour begins tonight (Feb. 22) in U.K. electronic duo the Chemical Brothers will spend most of the spring on…

  4. Eels Take 'Souljacker' On Tour

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST When the Eels hit the road next month in support of their forthcoming DreamWorks album, "Souljacker," touring guitarist John Parish, who produced and co-wrote a handful of songs on the album, won't be When the Eels hit the road next month in support of their forthcoming…

  5. Extended Grammys Telecast Adds More Talent

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST A host of artists have joined the already abundant talent lineup for next week's 44th annual Grammy Awards ceremony, leading CBS to extend its planned three-hour live broadcast on Wednesday (Feb. 27) A host of artists have joined the already abundant talent lineup for next week's…

  6. Damages Awarded In James Brown Lawsuit

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jurors who ruled that a woman was wrongly fired from soul singer James Brown's company awarded her $40,000 in damages yesterday (Feb. 20) -- about a year's salary in the job. The Los Angeles jury earl Jurors who ruled that a woman was wrongly fired from soul singer James Brown'…

  7. Settlement Reached For Master P Studio

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST A lawyer for Master P (real name: Percy Miller) has reached a settlement that will allow the rap mogul to avoid selling his unfinished Baton Rouge, La., recording studio at a sheriff's auction. The ra A lawyer for Master P (real name: Percy Miller) has reached a settlement that will…

  8. Martin Honors Shawn Colvin With Signature Guitar

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST "It's a great honor," singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin says of her Martin M3SC, a limited edition signature model guitar the revered instrument maker is putting into production. "It's very simple, not f "It's a great honor," singer/songwriter Shawn Colvin…

  9. James Brown Cleared In Harassment Suit

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Soul singer James Brown won a partial victory in a Los Angeles court, with a jury finding he did not sexually harass an employee, but ruling that his company wrongfully fired the woman. Lisa Ross Agba Soul singer James Brown won a partial victory in a Los Angeles court, with a jury finding he…

  10. Billboard Bits: Oasis, UNCF, 'Peter Pan,' Cheech & Chong

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on Oasis, the United Negro College Fund's "An Evening of Stars" fundraiser, the 'Return to Neverland' soundtrack, and Cheech & Chong. Oasis has slated "The Hindu Times" as the first single from its upcoming, as-yet-untitled fifth Epic studio…

  11. Grammy Performance List Swells

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rock veteran Bob Dylan, rap act Outkast, and violinist Joshua Bell are among the latest artists to be added to the performance lineup for the upcoming 44th annual Grammy Awards celebration. Also signi Rock veteran Bob Dylan, rap act Outkast, and violinist Joshua Bell are among the latest…

  12. Financial Woes Force Sale Of Master P Studio

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rapper Master P (real name: Percy Miller) has been forced to sell an unfinished recording studio to settle unpaid construction bills and other debts. The rap mogul announced plans for the $10 million Rapper Master P (real name: Percy Miller) has been forced to sell an unfinished recording…

  13. They Might Be Touring

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Eclectic modern rock act They Might Be Giants will kick off a U.S. tour March 13 in Austin, Texas. Currently confirmed dates concentrate on theaters and clubs in Midwest and Southeast U.S., and wrap A Eclectic modern rock act They Might Be Giants will kick off a U.S. tour March 13 in Austin,…

  14. Tunes On TV

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 18-24, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2002 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Jamiroquai, No Doubt, Shaggy, Ja Rule, Alien Ant Farm, Elbow. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean,…

  15. The Lovin' Side

    February 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST In terms of sheer power, soulfulness, and style, Travis Tritt has few if any vocal equals in country music. In terms of sheer power, soulfulness, and style, Travis Tritt has few if any vocal equals in country music. Nowhere is that more apparent than when he points his muscular voice toward…

  16. Super Troopers

    February 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Imagine a film that's like Police Academy meets those Jim Varney Ernest films. Now, imagine the kind of music this movie would have on its soundtrack. Imagine a film that's like Police Academy meets those Jim Varney Ernest films. Now, imagine the kind of music this movie would have…

  17. The Essence Of Nancy Wilson: Four Decades Of Music

    February 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dramatic. Sassy. Sophisticated. Elegant. Mellow. Throughout her 50 years-and-counting career, Nancy Wilson has exuded these various musical ids with her moving vocal interpretations. Dramatic. Sassy. Sophisticated. Elegant. Mellow. Throughout her 50 years-and-counting career, Nancy Wilson has…

  18. Montell Jordan Opens Up Like Never Before

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Montell Jordan has decided to be a little selfish. For his fifth Def Soul release, "Montell Jordan," due Feb. 26, the Los Angeles native made music that means something to him. Montell Jordan has decided to be a little selfish. For his fifth Def Soul release, "Montell Jordan,…

  19. Phish Fries Up Next Batch Of Live Albums

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hibernating jam band Phish has selected the next six shows for release in its ongoing Live Phish series, due April 16 from Elektra. The performances, each covering three discs, are: 8/26/89 (Townshend Hibernating jam band Phish has selected the next six shows for release in its ongoing Live…

  20. Stabbing Westward Throws In The Towel

    February 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Industrial rock quartet Stabbing Westward has called it a career after 10 years and four albums. The group posted a message on its official Web site over the weekend saying the members had amicably de Industrial rock quartet Stabbing Westward has called it a career after 10 years and four…

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