1. One Too Many

    July 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former New Kid Joey McIntyre gives his grown-up, grade-A chops a workout on this loose, live boutique album, which features 16 songs from his April appearances at Joe's Pub in New York during a 20-cit Former New Kid Joey McIntyre gives his grown-up, grade-A chops a workout on this loose,…

  2. Billboard Bits: Murderdolls, Narco-corridos, R. Simmons

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Murderdolls, Narco-corridos, Russell Simmons Murderdolls, featuring Slipknot's Joey Jordison and Static X's Tripp Eisen, have lined up a nine-date U.S. tour set to begin July 30 in San Diego. The group will be road-testing songs from its upcoming debut, "Beyond the…

  3. Poll: Eminem, Beyonce Are The 'Reel' Thing

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With a seemingly unending stream of music personalities making their way into the acting world, it's Eminem and Destiny's Child's Beyonce Knowles who fans are most excited to see try their respective With a seemingly unending stream of music personalities making their way into…

  4. 'Hey, Ho, Let's Go': More Ramones Reissues

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The second volley of expanded and remastered albums by New York punk icons the Ramones will see the light of day Aug. 20 via Rhino. This set consists of four albums originally released via Sire: 1980' The second volley of expanded and remastered albums by New York punk icons the Ramones…

  5. 'N Sync's Fatone Headed To Broadway

    July 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Joey Fatone, one-fifth of hit-making boy band 'N Sync, will make his Broadway debut in the long-running production of "Rent," the New York Times reports. Fatone is due to take on the role of Mark, a s Joey Fatone, one-fifth of hit-making boy band 'N Sync, will make his…

  6. Billboard Bits: Macy Gray, Nammys, Megadeth

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Macy Gray, Nammys, Megadeth Macy Gray, Angelique Kidjo, the Keb Mo' Band, and G Love & Special Sauce are among the artists who have been added to the lineup for this year's annual Jazz Aspen Snowmass Labor Day festival in Aspen, Colo. The artists will perform Aug. 30…

  7. Slipknot Members Unmask Sideprojects

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT During downtime between Slipknot tours and albums, vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarist Jim Root, and drummer Joey Jordison have returned to a pair of long-festering side projects. Taylor and Root are wor During downtime between Slipknot tours and albums, vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarist Jim Root…

  8. Foo Fighters/Face To Face Mates Say 'Viva Death'

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has teamed up with his brother/Face To Face bassist Scott, Face To Face frontman Trever Keith, and ubiquitous session drummer Josh Freese (Vandals, A Perfect Circ Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has teamed up with his brother/Face To Face bassist…

  9. Dee Dee Ramone Dead At 50

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (real name: Douglas Glenn Colvin) was found dead last night (June 5) in his Hollywood, Calif., home, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office. He was 50. Ram Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (real name: Douglas Glenn Colvin) was found dead last…

  10. Billboard Bits: Harry Chapin, Jimmy Buffett, Olsen Twins

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Harry Chapin, Jimmy Buffett, Olsen Twins Late singer/songwriter Harry Chapin will be the subject of an upcoming concert DVD, "Rockpalast Live," due Aug. 20 from Pioneer Entertainment. The show was taped in Germany in April 1977 and features such perennial favorites as "…

  11. X's Doe Sees 'Stars' On New Album

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT X frontman John Doe will release his first album in two years, and first all-acoustic effort, Aug. 20 via iMusic. The set, dubbed "Dim Stars, Bright Light," finds Doe collaborating with such vocalists X frontman John Doe will release his first album in two years, and first all…

  12. 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…

  13. Frank Black Back With Two New Albums

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rock'n'roll troubadour Frank Black has reteamed with former label spinART and is planning an Aug. 20 release for two new albums. "Black Letter Day" and "Devil's Workshop," the follow-ups to his 2001 s Rock'n'roll troubadour Frank Black has reteamed…

  14. Billboard Bits: Will Smith, Joey Ramone, Area2

    May 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Will Smith, Joey Ramone, Area2 Two days before the new Will Smith single was to have been "officially" released to radio by Columbia, U.S. top 40 stations have begun spinning it. Although the official release date is tomorrow (May 9), a number of stations began playing "…

  15. Mickey Hart Taps Into Kodo's 'Mondo Head'

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "It's over the top, it really is," Mickey Hart says of "Mondo Head," the Red Ink album he produced with Japanese <I>taiko</I> drum group Kodo. "It has a great spirit. It points in a new direction. I t "It's over the top, it really is,"…

  16. Take 6 Crafts A 'Beautiful World'

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT There's one thing Take 6 wants to make absolutely clear about its first new studio album in four years: It's not a comeback. There's one thing Take 6 wants to make absolutely clear about its first new studio album in four years: It's not a comeback. "We don't…

  17. 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…

  18. Two Birthday Tributes Planned For Joey Ramone

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Two New York tribute events are in the works for May 19, which would have been late Ramones frontman Joey Ramone's 51st birthday, Billboard.com has learned. Ramone's mother Charlotte Lesher and brothe Two New York tribute events are in the works for May 19, which would have been…

  19. Van Zandt Opens His 'Underground Garage'

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Little Steven Van Zandt recorded his first syndicated radio show last night (April 7) during a lavish party at New York's Hard Rock Cafe. The music-memorabilia themed hotel and restaurant chain is the Little Steven Van Zandt recorded his first syndicated radio show last night (April 7)…

  20. Billboard Bits: Fonsi/Fatone, Portishead, Steven Tyler

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Fonsi/Fatone, Portishead, Steven Tyler Latin vocalist Luis Fonsi recently enlisted the directorial services of 'N Sync's Joey Fatone on the video for his new single, "Secret." The track will be found on Fonsi's English-language debut, "Fight the Feeling,…

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