1. Blues Explosion To Tour With YYY, Liars

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion has finalized a fall West Coast tour, bringing along fellow New York garage rockers the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Liars. Launching Sept. 17 in Costa Mesa, Calif., the jaunt w The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion has finalized a fall West Coast tour, bringing along fellow…

  2. 31TunesOnTV

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 29-Aug. 4, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Pet Shop Boys, Beyonce Knowles of Destiny's Child, Coral, Ashanti, Coldplay. "VH1 All…

  3. Webcasters Oppose RIAA Copying Proposal

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Webcasters and civil-liberty groups are decrying a proposal by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to have hardware and software manufacturers implement anti-copying technology aimed Webcasters and civil-liberty groups are decrying a proposal by the Recording Industry…

  4. Widespread Panic Notches Five Jammy Nods

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With five nominations, Widespread Panic leads the field for the third annual Jammy Awards, including nods in the live performance and live album of the year categories. The event, which recognizes "mu With five nominations, Widespread Panic leads the field for the third annual Jammy…

  5. Amos Plans 'Scarlet's Walk' In Fall

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Tori Amos has slated an Oct. 15 release for her next album, "Scarlet's Walk." Singer/songwriter Tori Amos has slated an Oct. 15 release for her next album, "Scarlet's Walk." The set will be her debut for Epic following a 13-year association with…

  6. S Club Sees 'Double' In Film Debut

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Popular British teen pop group S Club is heading to the big screen in "Seeing Double," which video director Nigel Dick is in negotiations to direct. The Sony Pictures will be distributed in the United Popular British teen pop group S Club is heading to the big screen in "Seeing…

  7. 29TunesOnTV

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 15-21, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 15 "2002 WNBA All-Star Game," ESPN Featured Artists: Brian McKnight (performing the National Anthem), Ashanti (halftime performance; live from the MCI…

  8. Springsteen Tix On Sale This Weekend

    July 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Updating yesterday's (July 10) report about Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming tour, in support of his Columbia album "The Rising," tickets for six of the trek's 39 North American shows will go on sale S Updating yesterday's (July 10) report about Bruce Springsteen&…

  9. Selected Recordings

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT KEITH JARRETT Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfred Eicher ECM 440-014-168 JAN GARBAREK Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfred Eicher ECM 440-014-165 TERJE RYPDAL Selected Recordings PRODUCER: Manfre The record business is an odd business when the idea of an anthology series curated by the…

  10. Phillips Brings The 'Love,' Tours With Doe, Hersh

    July 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Grant-Lee Phillips will commercially release "Ladies' Love Oracle," a collection of solo acoustic material, Aug. 20 via Zoe/Rounder. Recorded over the course of three days during October 1999 in produ Grant-Lee Phillips will commercially release "Ladies' Love Oracle,…

  11. 27TunesOnTV

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 1-7, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 1 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Jack Johnson (also scheduled: Chris Rock; rebroadcast). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,…

  12. Timothy White, 1952-2002: A Death In The Family

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Timothy White, Billboard editor in chief since 1991, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack June 27, just as the magazine was going to press. He was 50. Timothy collapsed in an elevator in the Bill Timothy White, Billboard editor in chief since 1991, died suddenly of an apparent heart…

  13. A Good Tip for a Good Time

    June 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Retro rocker Cato Salsa Experience is the latest entry to the growing list of bands exploring the neo-garage/ post-punk sound most commonly associated with the Strokes and the White Stripes. Retro rocker Cato Salsa Experience is the latest entry to the growing list of bands exploring the neo…

  14. Ageless GBV Enjoys Another Jolt Of Youthful Enthusiasm

    June 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It's the night before New Year's Eve, and the members of Guided by Voices (GBV) are holding court in the bowels of Harlem, N.Y.'s famed Apollo Theatre a few hours before a sold-out concert with local wonderkids the Strokes.…

  15. Aerosmith's 'Toys' Notches 8x Platinum

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stalwart rock act Aerosmith's classic Columbia album "Toys in the Attic" has been certified eight times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Featuring the Boston-based ban Stalwart rock act Aerosmith's classic Columbia album "Toys in the…

  16. 24TunesOnTV

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV Listings for June 10-16, 2002. MONDAY, JUNE 10 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: David Bowie (also scheduled: Christian Slater). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Ralph Stanley (also scheduled: Martin Short,…

  17. Extra 'Stuff': New DMB Album To Include DVD

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fans who purchase Dave Matthews Band's upcoming album "Busted Stuff," due July 16 from RCA, will be getting more bang for their buck. The package will include a free DVD with live and studio material; Fans who purchase Dave Matthews Band's upcoming album "Busted Stuff…

  18. Springsteen, E Street To Rise Again In July

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT After releasing just three studio albums in the past decade, Bruce Springsteen finished his latest record in eight weeks, and he was as surprised as anybody. "I woke up one morning, and I had a record After releasing just three studio albums in the past decade, Bruce Springsteen finished…

  19. Billboard Bits: MuchMusic, Audiogalaxy, Siren Fest

    May 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on MuchMusic, Audiogalaxy, Siren Fest Shakira, Nickelback, Sum 41, and Bow Wow are confirmed to perform at the 13th annual MuchMusic Video Awards (MMVAs), to be handed out June 16 in Toronto. Puddle Of Mudd, Canadian teen pop sensation Avril Lavigne and hip-hop act Swollen members will…

  20. Tunes On TV

    May 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV Listings for May 27-June 2. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 27 "Willie Nelson & Friends: Stars & Guitars," USA Network Featured Artists: Sheryl Crow, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris, John Hiatt, Toby…

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