1. Coldplay, Atomic Kitten Lead U.K. Charts

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay and Atomic Kitten retained leadership of the U.K. albums and singles charts respectively yesterday (Sept. 8). The hottest new names on the surveys were Leeds-based rock quartet the Music with Coldplay and Atomic Kitten retained leadership of the U.K. albums and singles charts…

  2. Home

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT At a time when their personal and professional lives were extremely complicated, the Dixie Chicks managed to concoct an album of stunning simplicity. At a time when their personal and professional lives were extremely complicated, the Dixie Chicks managed to concoct an album of stunning…

  3. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers questions about the state of commercial singles and the U.S. music market. SINGLE AGAIN Hello, There is so much disgust that I have for the record companies these days regarding singles, these are just some of my thoughts on the…

  4. Eclectic Artists Line Up For Voodoo Experience

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Macy Gray, 311, and Blind Boys Of Alabama are among the initial artists announced for the fourth annual Voodoo Music Experience. Set for Nov. 2 in New Orleans City Park, the event will feature more th Macy Gray, 311, and Blind Boys Of Alabama are among the initial artists announced for the…

  5. Dead, Phish, Allmans Members Slated For Jammys

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, Phish bassist Mike Gordon, and the Allman Bros./Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes are among the artists who have signed on to perform at this year's third annual Jammy Awards, p The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, Phish bassist Mike Gordon, and the…

  6. Tweedy, O'Rourke Untangle 'Loose Fur'

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in March, a long-finished album from producer/multi-instrumentalist Jim O'Rourke and Wilco members Jeff Tweedy and Glen Kotche will finally see the light of day early next year. As first tipped here in March, a long-finished album from producer/multi-instrumentalist…

  7. Bar Talk

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Drummer extraordinaire Jeff "Tain" Watts—an alumnus of Branford Marsalis' bands, among others—has conceived a project with keenly urban, fully adult sensibilities; in other words, the re Drummer extraordinaire Jeff "Tain" Watts—an alumnus of Branford Marsalis'…

  8. This Day in Music

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Rappers Snoop Dogg and Ja Rule are charged with using indecent language during performances in the resort town of Montego Bay. 2001 - Rappers Snoop Dogg and Ja Rule are charged with using indecent language during performances in the resort town of Montego Bay. 2000 -…

  9. Hackers Insert Pro-Piracy Slant On RIAA Web Site

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hackers attacked the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) Web site yesterday (Aug. 28) for the second time in a month, dramatically altering several pages of content in what appeared to Hackers attacked the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) Web site…

  10. Korn, Disturbed Proclaim 'Pop Sux!'

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock act Korn will follow its current European tour with a U.S. jaunt set to kick off Oct. 8 in Manchester, N.H. Although only 17 dates lasting through Nov. 2 in San Antonio, Texas, are as yet co Hard rock act Korn will follow its current European tour with a U.S. jaunt set to kick off…

  11. El-P, Definitive Jux Mates Hit The Road

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed underground rapper/producer El-P has lined-up a fall tour showcasing the talent on his burgeoning Definitive Jux label. Mr. Lif and RJD2, as well as newcomers Sole Position and Cage & Co Acclaimed underground rapper/producer El-P has lined-up a fall tour showcasing the talent on…

  12. James Taylor Hits The 'Road' This Fall

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Billboard Century Award winner James Taylor, whose Columbia album "October Road" debuted last week at No. 4 on The Billboard 200, won't be spending much of October on the road, but following a spate o Billboard Century Award winner James Taylor, whose Columbia album "…

  13. RIAA: Web Piracy Had Big Role In 10% Shipment Drop

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) reports that increasing Internet piracy and CD burning were among factors that led to a 10% drop in overall music shipments in the first six months The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) reports that increasing Internet piracy…

  14. Anastasio Warms Up For Phish With Fall Trek

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Phish is preparing to swim again, but not before frontman Trey Anastasio takes his solo band out for one last spin. The group has set a nine-date East Coast run, beginning with an Oct. 22 benefit in A Phish is preparing to swim again, but not before frontman Trey Anastasio takes his solo band…

  15. Hot Product

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Coldplay, Dixie Chicks, Queens Of The Stone Age, Eve, and more. 'Rush' Hour Coldplay's 2000 debut "Parachutes" earned critical raves for such crossover hits as "Yellow" and "Trouble," but the praise seemed a bit much for…

  16. Dixie Chicks Come 'Home'

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billbaord.com. The title of the new Dixie Chicks album, "Home," works on a number of levels. For starters, it's the group's first major-label effort recorded in its home state of Texas, as opposed to Nashville. The Chicks co-produced the…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to dissolve a 1997 joint venture with Joe Thomas, who co-produced Wilson's last album, the 1998 Giant release ""Imagination."" The suit is fi 1999 - Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to…

  18. Indigo Girls Plan U.S. Jaunt

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, collectively known as the Indigo Girls, will hit the road for another U.S. touring leg in support of their latest Epic album, "Become You." Beginning Sept. 13 in Baltimore a Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, collectively known as the Indigo Girls, will hit the…

  19. Strokes To Roll With The Stones Amid Fall Trek

    August 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Strokes will add another feather to their youthful cap Oct. 4 and 5, as they join the Rolling Stones' Licks tour as the opening act for dates, in Landover, Md. and Hartford, Conn., respectively. The Strokes will add another feather to their youthful cap Oct. 4 and 5, as they join the…

  20. Billboard Bits: Dixie Chicks, Warwick/ABBA, Chicago

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Dixie Chicks, Warwick/ABBA, Chicago Last week's pair of sold-out Dixie Chicks performances at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre will serve as the basis for the trio's upcoming television special, which will air sometime in December on NBC. Tickets to the Thursday and Friday…

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