1. Hot Product

    May 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Eminem, the "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" soundtrack, and more. 'Show' Time If pervasive pre-release piracy is any indication, Eminem's new Aftermath/Interscope album "The Eminem Show" is destined to be one of the…

  2. Lost Angel

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based metal rock quintet 3rd Strike is poised to score a home run with its Hollywood Records debut Lost Angel, which turns a set of tales of angst and hard knocks into a spray of flaming, Los Angeles-based metal rock quintet 3rd Strike is poised to score a home run with its…

  3. Eminem's 'Show' Arriving Even Earlier

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's new Aftermath/Interscope album, "The Eminem Show," will hit stores on Sunday (May 26), nine days before the original release date. Interscope went to extraordinary lengths to keep the highly Eminem's new Aftermath/Interscope album, "The Eminem Show,"…

  4. Monroe To Be Honored At Bluegrass Festival

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT About 20 bands and performers will venture to Rosine, Ky., this week for the third annual Bill Monroe Memorial Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival. The four-day event, which begins tomorrow (May 23), will About 20 bands and performers will venture to Rosine, Ky., this week for the third annual…

  5. Breeders Bounce Back With 'Title TK'

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kim Deal and other members of the Breeders talk about reforming the group and releasing "Title TK." (Excerpted from Billboard article for Billboard.com.) In a charmingly scatterbrained sort of way, the Breeders' Kim Deal has veered off the question-answer-question interview…

  6. Tunes On TV

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 20 "The View," ABC Featured Artists: Vince Gill, Amy Grant (also scheduled: Doris Roberts). "Tribute to Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes," VH1…

  7. Piracy Forces Change In Eminem Release Date

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The release date of Eminem's third Aftermath/Interscope album, "The Eminem Show," has been moved up one week to May 28 to minimize the loss of sales to bootlegged copies of the set, which already are The release date of Eminem's third Aftermath/Interscope album, "The…

  8. Jim Rose Circus: The Next 'Osbournes'?

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Infamous performance troupe the Jim Rose Circus will test the waters of the reality-based TV series under a new deal with Los Angeles-based Boxx Communications. The production company will follow the Infamous performance troupe the Jim Rose Circus will test the waters of the reality-based TV…

  9. The Hummingbirds

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Highly regarded as both Jones-meets-Jagger, singer and powerful songwriter Jim Lauderdale has long had the respect of his peers while operating largely under the commercial radar. Highly regarded as both Jones-meets-Jagger, singer and powerful songwriter Jim Lauderdale has long had the…

  10. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Now that it's finally here, there isn't much left to be said about Wilco's masterful Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. But it's a welcome treat just the same. Now that it's finally here, there isn't much left to be said about Wilco's masterful Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. But…

  11. Hot Product

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Musiq Soulchild, Lauryn Hill, Tom Waits, and more. 'Listen' Up Musiq, the artist formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, returns this week with his sophomore Def Soul album, "Juslisen." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Aijuswanaseing,…

  12. Dylan, Lesh, Nelson Set For Jazz Aspen Fest

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan is slated to perform Sept. 1 at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day festival in Aspen, Colo. "It's been a long time coming," said festival executive producer Jim Horowitz, who has been trying Bob Dylan is slated to perform Sept. 1 at the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day…

  13. 18TunesOnTV

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 29-May 5, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: The Doves, New Order, Oasis, Pulp, Nickelback, Darren Hayes. "Howard Stern," E!…

  14. Hot Product

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Wilco, Elvis Costello, Paul Westerberg, Kenny Chesney, Pet Shop Boys, and more. Back To The 'Hotel' Considering all the label drama that has engulfed Wilco and its fourth studio album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," during the past year, it's a bit…

  15. 'Bandstand' 50th Gala Grows

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B stars Brandy and Babyface are among the latest performers confirmed for next month's "American Bandstand's 50th ... A Celebration!" special on ABC. Set to air May 3, the two-hour special will R&B stars Brandy and Babyface are among the latest performers…

  16. Sonic Youth Strolls Down 'Murray Street'

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sonic Youth has set a June 4 release date for its new DGC/Interscope album, "Murray Street." The seven-track set is named after the location of the long-running New York rock outfit's downtown recordi Sonic Youth has set a June 4 release date for its new DGC/Interscope album, …

  17. Tunes On TV

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for April 8-14, 2002. MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2002 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," Featured Artists: Chris Botti, Shawn Colvin (also scheduled: Greta Van Susteren). "MTV's Campus Invasion 2002," MTV Featured Artists: Nickelback, Default,…

  18. Success Should Be 'No Problem' For Chesney's New Album

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST After eight years of developing his career the slow and steady way, Kenny Chesney finally seems to be poised on the brink of major stardom. Two factors that may push him up into that rarefied air are After eight years of developing his career the slow and steady way, Kenny Chesney finally…

  19. Rhino Collects Jesus And Mary Chain 'Singles'

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rhino will salute veteran U.K. modern rock outfit the Jesus and Mary Chain with the June 4 release of "21 Singles," featuring tracks from all six of the now defunct group's albums. The set features si Rhino will salute veteran U.K. modern rock outfit the Jesus and Mary Chain…

  20. Billboard Bits: MTV/Osbournes, Hootie, Ruff Ryders

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on MTV/Osbournes, Hootie, Ruff Ryders Looking to capitalize on the heat of "The Osbournes," which scored the highest rated series premiere in the network's history, MTV has given the greenlight to six new reality series set to bow in the next two months. The first of the…

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