1. Coldplay Eyeing June For Sophomore Album

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock outfit Coldplay has set a tentative June 18 release date for its as-yet-untitled sophomore Parlophone album. The band is currently mixing the finished tracks with producer Ken Nelson. "I won U.K. rock outfit Coldplay has set a tentative June 18 release date for its as-yet…

  2. Tunes On TV

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for April 8-14, 2002. MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2002 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," Featured Artists: Chris Botti, Shawn Colvin (also scheduled: Greta Van Susteren). "MTV's Campus Invasion 2002," MTV Featured Artists: Nickelback, Default,…

  3. Zombie Doubles Up For Ozzfest

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rob Zombie will perform two sets on the upcoming Ozzfest tour -- one on the main stage, filling the slot left vacant by the aborted Chris Cornell/Rage Against The Machine project, and the other on the Rob Zombie will perform two sets on the upcoming Ozzfest tour -- one on the main stage,…

  4. High Times Rolls Out Hip-Hop Tour

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST High Times Records, the label started by counterculture magazine High Times, has slated a brief North American tour for a group of artists that appear on its first release, "THC (The Hip-Hop Collectio High Times Records, the label started by counterculture magazine High Times, has slated…

  5. Parton, Black Sign On For Benefit Concerts

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Country artists Dolly Parton and Clint Black will appear at upcoming benefit concerts in Minneapolis and Pittsburgh, respectively. Parton will be on hand for a May 17 event to benefit a scholarship fu Country artists Dolly Parton and Clint Black will appear at upcoming benefit concerts in…

  6. Billboard Bits: Radiohead, Springsteen, Tantric

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Radiohead, Bruce Springsteen, Tantric Prior to commencing work on the band's next album, Radiohead drummer Phil Selway says he "will foolishly be running in the London Marathon 2002." The musician has issued a plea to the band's fans to sponsor his entry in the…

  7. Chesney Sees 'No Problems' With New Album, Tour

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST After eight years of developing his career the slow and steady way, Kenny Chesney finally seems to be poised on the brink of major stardom. The country artist has lined up more than 60 U.S. tour dates After eight years of developing his career the slow and steady way, Kenny Chesney finally…

  8. Lesh Takes Friends In The Studio & On The Road

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Phil Lesh, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, is gearing up to release his first studio album under the Phil Lesh & Friends banner. Due May 21 via Lesh's own Columbia-affiliated Lapis Music l Phil Lesh, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, is gearing up to release his first…

  9. Country Stars 'Dress' Up ZZ Top Tribute

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Brooks & Dunn, Willie Nelson, and Alan Jackson are among those paying tribute to long-haired Texas trio ZZ Top on the upcoming RCA album "Sharp Dressed Men," a 15-track country homage to the veter Brooks & Dunn, Willie Nelson, and Alan Jackson are among those paying tribute…

  10. Keith, Brooks & Dunn Lead ACM Nominees

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Both acts are nominated in the entertainer of the year cat With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the…

  11. Billboard Bits: Joel/John, Neil Young, AFIM

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Joel/John, Neil Young, AFIM awards Billy Joel and Elton John postponed a show on their Face to Face concert tour last night (March 11) in Tampa, Fla., after Joel became ill. The performer is suffering from "acute upper respiratory infection and laryngitis," and has been…

  12. U.K. Jubilee Concert Adds Bennett, Lennox

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tony Bennett, Annie Lennox, Sir Cliff Richard, and U.K. garage hitmakers Mis-Teeq have been added to the lineup of "Party at the Palace," the Queen's golden jubilee rock and pop show June 3 at Bucking Tony Bennett, Annie Lennox, Sir Cliff Richard, and U.K. garage hitmakers Mis…

  13. Jackson, P.O.D. Mine Platinum

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Less than two months after its release, Alan Jackson's latest Arista set "Drive" has become the country artist's 11th platinum album of his career. The set, which racked up six weeks at No. 1 on Billb Less than two months after its release, Alan Jackson's latest…

  14. Taproot Begins Work On Next 'Gift'

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Modern rock quartet Taproot has begun work on its sophomore album for Velvet Hammer/Atlantic. The as-yet-untitled set is expected in late summer and will be produced by Toby Wright (Alice In Chains, K Modern rock quartet Taproot has begun work on its sophomore album for Velvet Hammer/Atlantic…

  15. Genesis Plans Archive Concert Releases

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Not unlike the Grateful Dead's Dick's Picks series of live releases, storied U.K. rock act Genesis is planning to mine its own archives for a series of limited-edition albums. Through its recently est Not unlike the Grateful Dead's Dick's Picks series of live releases,…

  16. 7 Worlds Collide—Live at the St. James

    March 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Featuring Neil Finn, formerly of Crowded House and Split Enz, backed by an all-star band—brother Tim Finn, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Radiohead's Ed O'Brien and Featuring Neil Finn, formerly of Crowded House and Split Enz, backed by an all-star…

  17. 'God Save the Queen' Re-Release Set For Jubilee

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST A quarter century after the Sex Pistols belted out an acerbic punk tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, the song is being re-released to mark the monarch's golden jubilee. Virgin Records plans to release "G A quarter century after the Sex Pistols belted out an acerbic punk tribute to…

  18. Neil Finn Returns With Two Albums, DVD

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Crowded House/Split Enz frontman Neil Finn says the recording of his new live album, "7 Worlds Collide - Live at the St. James" (released Feb. 26 via Nettwerk America), was both an experiment w Former Crowded House/Split Enz frontman Neil Finn says the recording of his new…

  19. Krall Tops Canada's National Jazz Awards

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer/pianist Diana Krall was the big winner at the Canada's inaugural National Jazz Awards Sunday night in Toronto. The Nanaimo, British Columbia-native was named musician of the year and best inter Singer/pianist Diana Krall was the big winner at the Canada's inaugural National…

  20. McCartney Heads Jubilee, Sets Tour Kick-Off

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Brian Wilson, and Phil Collins are among the artists confirmed for a June 3 concert to mark the Queen of England's Golden Jubilee. The event, which also comprises a class Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton, Brian Wilson, and Phil Collins are among the artists…

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