1. Billboard Bits: DMB, Hip-Hop Nation, MCA/Victory

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Dave Matthews Band, Hip-Hop Nation, MCA/Victory Dave Matthews' strained vocal chords have forced the postponement of Dave Matthews Band shows scheduled for last night (April 15) and tonight at New York's Madison Square Garden. Tickets for the postponed gigs will be honored…

  2. Take 6 Crafts A 'Beautiful World'

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT There's one thing Take 6 wants to make absolutely clear about its first new studio album in four years: It's not a comeback. There's one thing Take 6 wants to make absolutely clear about its first new studio album in four years: It's not a comeback. "We don't…

  3. Ween Delays New Album In Favor Of The Road

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Cult rock duo Ween will put off the recording of its next studio album in favor of a summer North American tour. Dates begin Friday (April 19) in Asheville, N.C., and are booked through a June 23 appe Cult rock duo Ween will put off the recording of its next studio album in favor of a summer…

  4. Hot Product

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Sheryl Crow, Phish, Michelle Williams, the Band, and more. Still 'Crow'ing After walking away from the record for a spell, and at times contemplating bringing in an outside producer or even setting it aside to make a record of covers instead, Crow finally…

  5. 16TunesOnTV

    April 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for April 15-21, 2002. MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2002 "The Rosie O'Donnell Show," Syndicated Featured Artist: Sheryl Crow (also scheduled: John Stamos, Kate Burton). "The Hughleys," UPN Featured Artists: Shaggy, Destiny's Child's…

  6. Kravitz Goes 'Live' With Pink, Abandoned Pools

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Following tours of Japan and Europe, Lenny Kravitz will launch a North American summer tour July 12 in Virginia Beach, Va. The 33-city Lenny Live trek, which will feature support from Pink and Abandon Following tours of Japan and Europe , Lenny Kravitz will launch a North American summer tour…

  7. Billboard Bits: 98 Degrees, Kevin Hearn, Napster

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on 98 Degrees, Kevin Hearn, Napster Boy band 98 Degrees, currently on a self-imposed hiatus, will release a career retrospective compilation May 7 on CD and DVD. "98 Degrees: The Collection" will draw tracks from each of the band's four studio albums, while the DVD adds …

  8. The Wait Is Over: Elvis Gets Rowdy

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Welcome back to the only new-wave hero whose last record was with a mezzo-soprano and whose next project is "a 200-page score written with a pencil." Between these projects, Elvis Costello is rockin' Welcome back to the only new-wave hero whose last record was with a mezzo…

  9. Ash Gets Kinetic For 'Free All Angels'

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Acclaimed U.K. rock act Ash has signed a stateside distribution deal with Kinetic Records for its most recent release, "Free All Angels," due June 25 in North America. The album topped the British alb Acclaimed U.K. rock act Ash has signed a stateside distribution deal with Kinetic…

  10. Marc Anthony's 'Mended' Due In May

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Latin superstar Marc Anthony's second English language album, "Mended," is set for a May 21 release via Columbia. The set comes on the heels of last November's Spanish-language album "Libre," but is h Latin superstar Marc Anthony's second English language…

  11. Alanis Brings Adams Along For Summer Trek

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Alanis Morissette will kick off her first North American tour in three years on May 1 in San Diego. So far, dates for the trek run through May 27 in Virginia Beach, Va., but more are expected to be ad Alanis Morissette will kick off her first North American tour in three years on May 1 in San…

  12. Six Feet Under

    March 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST The strength of HBO's Golden Globe-winning series Six Feet Under is its blanket quirkiness, magnificent characterization, and overarching themes of life and death. The strength of HBO's Golden Globe-winning series Six Feet Under is its blanket quirkiness, magnificent…

  13. Billboard Bits: Rob Thomas, The Cure, Costa/Spears

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Rob Thomas, The Cure, Costa/Spears After contributing songs to recent releases by Mick Jagger and Willie Nelson, matchbox twenty frontman Rob Thomas is getting to work on his primary band's next Lava/Atlantic album. Thomas tells Billboard that the set could be out as early as…

  14. 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…

  15. P.O.D., New Rage/Cornell Band Lead Ozzfest Lineup

    March 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST The 2002 edition of Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest touring extravaganza will host the first appearances from the as-yet-unnamed new band formed by Soundgarden's Chris Cornell and Rage Against The Machine's T The 2002 edition of Ozzy Osbourne's Ozzfest touring extravaganza will…

  16. Dando, Lambchop, Cocker Salute Hazlewood

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label City Slang will simultaneously release two albums featuring the work of the veteran artist and former music business mogul Lee Hazlewood on June 3 in Eur The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label City Slang will simultaneously release two…

  17. Billboard Bits: Ozzfest, CSNY, Mary Wilson

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Ozzfest, CSNY, Mary Wilson The European touring division of Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) is bringing the Ozzfest tour to the territory for the first time, Billboard Bulletin reports. The 17-date trek will take in 10 countries in May and June, including Germany, Sweden, and…

  18. 12TunesOnTV

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 18-24, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2002 "Before They Were Stars! 2001," ABC Featured artists: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Faith Hill, Shania Twain, John Travolta, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, 'N Sync. "Late World With Zach," VH1…

  19. My Majesty

    March 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Last year, under the moniker Har Mar Superstar, indie-rock smart aleck Sean Tillmann mixed elements of Prince and Stevie Wonder to produce a collection of caustic and sometimes humorous R&B tracks Last year, under the moniker Har Mar Superstar, indie-rock smart aleck Sean Tillmann mixed…

  20. Creed To Weather More U.S. Tour Dates

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-toppping rock act Creed has confirmed an April 29 kick off date for the second leg of its North American tour in support of its latest Wind-Up set, "Weathered." The first leg of the run played 1 Chart-toppping rock act Creed has confirmed an April 29 kick off date for the…

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