1. Clapton Confirms Second North American Tour Leg

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A list of dates stretching through a two-show mid-August stand at Los Angeles' Staples Center will round out the second leg of Eric Clapton's North American tour in support of his latest Duck/Reprise A list of dates stretching through a two-show mid-August stand at Los Angeles'…

  2. Whiskeytown On Lost Highway

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins to describe the two-year delay in the release of the alt-country band's third full-length album, "Pneumonia. "It was like waiting in a really "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins…

  3. Whiskeytown On Lost Highway

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins to describe the two-year delay in the release of the alt-country band's third full-length album, "Pneumonia. "It was like waiting in a really long "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he…

  4. Green Linnet Records—25 Years of Celtic Music

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Twenty-five years ago, Wendy Newton opened the doors of Green Linnet Records, which specializes in Celtic music from both sides of the Atlantic. Twenty-five years ago, Wendy Newton opened the doors of Green Linnet Records, which specializes in Celtic music from both sides of the Atlantic.…

  5. Passage of Time

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Saxophonist Joshua Redman's early-'90s arrival on the jazz scene was greeted by an onslaught of hype depicting him as an innovator in the tradition of Sonny Rollins and John Coltrane. Saxophonist Joshua Redman's early-'90s arrival on the jazz scene was greeted by an…

  6. Step Right Up

    April 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On his second Lucky Dog offering, Texas songsmith Charlie Robison manages to up his commercial ante while in no way sacrificing his scruffier tendencies—or his considerable sense of humor. On his second Lucky Dog offering, Texas songsmith Charlie Robison manages to up his commercial ante…

  7. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Return With New Look At Old Themes

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A more mature, confident Nick Cave is revealed on Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' 11th studio set, "No More Shall We Part." Reprise will issue the album April 10 in the U.S., while Mute released it Apr It has been four years since Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds released an album…

  8. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Return With New Look At Old Themes

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It has been four years since Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds released an album of new material. In that time, the multifaceted Cave has curated a major London music festival, finished a screenplay It has been four years since Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds released an album of new material. In…

  9. Zombies Rock Again In London

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent, the original lead vocalist and keyboard player of increasingly influential '60s British band the Zombies, thrilled a London audience Wednesday with a two-part show at L Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent, the original lead vocalist and keyboard player of…

  10. Billboard Bits: Neil Finn, Creed, AC/DC

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Neil Finn, Eddie Vedder, Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien and drummer Phil Selway, ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Lisa Germano, ex-Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg, AC/DC, Creed, Scot Former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn's star-studded concert tomorrow…

  11. Moby Drafts Outkast, New Order For Area: One

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Moby has recruited hip-hop heavyweights Outkast and the Roots, the newly reactivated New Order, modern rock act Incubus, and internationally renowned DJs Paul Oakenfold and Carl Cox for the inaugural Moby has recruited hip-hop heavyweights Outkast and the Roots, the newly reactivated New…

  12. Megadeth Plans Pre-Release TourA

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT California speed metal veterans Megadeth will embark on a 12-city pre-release tour in late April, in advance of the band's ninth album and Sanctuary Records debut, "The World Needs A Hero." The album California speed metal veterans Megadeth will embark on a 12-city pre-release…

  13. Blind Boys Give Contemporary Voice To Old-Time Gospel

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and Asian artists on his Real World label than for any enthusiasm for Americana. But when Gabriel heard the British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and Asian…

  14. Blind Boys Give Contemporary Voice To Old-Time Gospel

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and Asian artists on his Real World label than for any enthusiasm for Americana. But when Gabriel heard the new British pop star Peter Gabriel is known more for championing a diverse array of African and…

  15. Billboard Bits: Sixpence, Beatles, Garth Brooks

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News from Sixpence None The Richer, The Beatles, Todd Rundgren, Ann Wilson, Alan Parsons, John Entwistle, Garth Brooks Sixpence None The Richer is in the studio finishing up its as-yet-untitled fourth album. The set is being produced by Paul Fox (XTC, They Might Be Giants, Phish), and is…

  16. Sigur Ros Inks Deal With MCA Subsidiary

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Icelandic ambient rock outfit Sigur Ros has signed a North American licensing deal with MCA subsidiary Pias. The first release under the deal will be a reissue of the group's recent album "Agaetis Byr Icelandic ambient rock outfit Sigur Ros has signed a North American licensing deal…

  17. Widespread Panic Preps 'Don't Tell The Band'

    April 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Renowned jam band Widespread Panic will on June 19 release its Sanctuary Records debut, "Don't Tell The Band." Produced by John Keane and recorded in his studio in the band's hometown of Athens, Ga., Renowned jam band Widespread Panic will on June 19 release its Sanctuary…

  18. Guided By Voices Return To Form On 'Isolation Drills'

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rock'n'roll runs deep through Robert Pollard's veins. Indeed, the 43-year-old front man of Dayton, Ohio-based underground icons Guided by Voices has been singlehandedly trying to resurrect the glory Rock'n'roll runs deep through Robert Pollard's veins. Indeed,…

  19. The Anglo Files

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Homelands, Kosheen, Schiller, Mr. Bongo. Homelands To Go Ahead As Planned Reports that U.K. dance music festival Homelands is the latest event to be canceled due to the current outbreak of foot and mouth disease sweeping the U.K. countryside are apparently hearsay. Official sources…

  20. Guided By Voices Returns To Form On 'Isolation Drills'

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rock'n'roll runs deep through Robert Pollard's veins. Indeed, the 43-year-old front man of Dayton, Ohio-based underground icons Guided by Voices has been singlehandedly trying to resurrect the glory d Rock'n'roll runs deep through Robert Pollard's veins. Indeed,…

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