1. If you want to catch all of the behind-the-scenes

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT If you want to catch all of the behind-the-scenes action on the set of this Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks film, this two-disc set will be just the ticket. A detailed documentary begins as the cast a If you want to catch all of the behind-the-scenes action on the set of this Leonardo…

  2. It'll Come to You . . . The Songs of John Hiatt

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT There's a reason why the tribute album has such a spotty track record: Most are chock full of covers that are mildly interesting at best, and so few ever actually include a rendition besting its origi There's a reason why the tribute album has such a spotty track record: Most are…

  3. Live

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Good as he is, Charlie Robison has always seemed to convey his wiseass Texas rounder persona more effectively from the stage than in the studio, as this live set proves in spades. Good as he is, Charlie Robison has always seemed to convey his wiseass Texas rounder persona more effectively…

  4. Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert Vol. 2

    May 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT If the sadly defunct H.O.R.D.E. If the sadly defunct H.O.R.D.E. festival was still hitting sheds in 2000, it might have sounded something like this two-disc live set, recorded that year at Gov't Mule/Allman Brothers Band guitarist/ vocalist Warren Haynes' annual Christmas jam in…

  5. CHART BEAT CHAT

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: "American Idol" second season finalists, artists named "Hill," Elton John & Bernie Taupin, Yoko Ono, women on Billboar IDOLS SHATTER TWO MORE RECORDS Dear Fred, Here are a couple of…

  6. Wainwright, Breeders Rock With Hedwig

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Off Records is eyeing a fall release for "Wig in a Box," a benefit album featuring indie-rock all-stars taking on songs from the musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." The list of contributors is headed Off Records is eyeing a fall release for "Wig in a Box," a…

  7. Nashville Matriarch June Carter Cash Dies

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Country singer/songwriter June Carter Cash, the wife of Johnny Cash, died in Nashville yesterday (May 15) after complications from heart surgery. She was 73. Her family, including her husband, was at Country singer/songwriter June Carter Cash, the wife of Johnny Cash, died in Nashville…

  8. Judge Won't Bar Use Of Doors Name

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A judge tentatively declined Monday to issue a temporary restraining order barring the Doors members Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger from using the band's name on their concert tour, but withheld a fin A judge tentatively declined Monday to issue a temporary restraining order barring the…

  9. This Day in Music

    May 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Nellie Shabalala, wife of Ladysmith Black Mambazo leader Joseph, is shot to death in the township of Claremont, near Durban, South Africa. She is 49. Her husband is shot in the arm in th 2002 - Nellie Shabalala, wife of Ladysmith Black Mambazo leader Joseph, is shot…

  10. Billboard Bits: Limp Bizkit, Hudson Fest; Nickelback

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Limp Bizkit, Hudson Fest; Nickelback The ongoing postponement of Limp Bizkit's next Flip/Interscope album has forced the group to back out of five European festival dates next month. As previously reported , "Panty Sniffer," due Sept. 8, will feature new guitarist Mike…

  11. Billboard Bits: 'Johnny English,' matchbox, Earle

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on 'Johnny English,' matchbox, Earle U.K. pop star Robbie Williams has contributed the new song "A Man for All Seasons" to Decca's "Johnny English" soundtrack. Due July 15, the set also features several tracks by female string quartet Bond, one by…

  12. Farrar Gets The 'Blues' On New Album

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Alt-country veteran Jay Farrar will release a new, 23-track studio album, "Terroir Blues" on June 24. Marking the debut release through his own Act/Resist imprint via Artemis, the former Uncle Tupelo/ Alt-country veteran Jay Farrar will release a new, 23-track studio album, "…

  13. Hawk's 'HuckJam' Returns In Fall

    May 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Tony Hawk's Boom Boom HuckJam tour will be back for a second round in the fall. The action sports/music outing will kick off Oct. 2 in Vancouver and visit 28 cities before closing Nov. 16 in Tampa, Fl Tony Hawk's Boom Boom HuckJam tour will be back for a second round in the fall.…

  14. R.E.M. Begins Rehearsals With New Drummer

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT R.E.M. is in the midst of preparations for its upcoming world tour, and according to a post by frontman Michael Stipe on the group's official Web site, the band has already rehearsed 70 songs. The tou R.E.M. is in the midst of preparations for its upcoming world tour , and according to a…

  15. 'Hairspray' Leads Tony Nominees

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Broadway musical "Hairspray" nabbed 13 nominations to lead the field for the 57th annual Tony Awards. Dance musical "Movin' Out," based on the songs of Billy Joel, earned 10 nods. Both will compete fo Broadway musical "Hairspray" nabbed 13 nominations to…

  16. Hot Product

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: &#149; Modern rock act Cold's "Year of the Spider" (Flip/Geffen), featuring a guest shot from Weezer's Rivers Cuomo. &#149; The various artists collection "It'll Come To You: The Songs…

  17. This Day in Music

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested when baggage screeners at Miami International Airport claim to find 11 suspected marijuana cigarettes inside her lipstick container. Warwick, 61, of Mia 2002 - Singer Dionne Warwick is arrested when baggage screeners at Miami…

  18. Counterfeit 2

    May 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With Counterfeit 2, Depeche Mode founding member/songwriter/occasional lead vocalist Martin Gore steps out of the shadows to deliver his long-awaited solo full-length. With Counterfeit 2, Depeche Mode founding member/songwriter/occasional lead vocalist Martin Gore steps out of the shadows to…

  19. This Day in Music

    May 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Alejandro Sanz wins three awards, including the award for best song for "Y Solo Se Me Ocurre Amarte," at Spain's sixth Premios de la Musica ceremony in Madrid. 2002 - Alejandro Sanz wins three awards, including the award for best song for "Y Solo…

  20. Billboard Bits: Relix, SARS/Toronto, Jam Cruise

    May 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Relix, SARS/Toronto, Jam Cruise Noted jam band magazine Relix will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a concert in New York's Central Park. To be held at the park's Rumsey Playfield, the show will feature two-hour sets by Gov't Mule and Robert Randolph and the Family…

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