1. Counting Crows Content In 'Candy' Land

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST As first tipped here earlier this month, California-based modern rockers Counting Crows are slated to release their fourth studio album this summer via Geffen. Tentatively titled "Hard Candy," the set As first tipped here earlier this month, California-based modern rockers Counting…

  2. Puddle Of Mudd Singer Arrested In California

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Wes Scantlin, lead singer of modern rock act Puddle Of Mudd, was arrested yesterday (March 10) for allegedly fighting with his fiancee. Scantlin, 29, of Kansas City, Mo., and Michelle Rubin, 31, of Lo Wes Scantlin, lead singer of modern rock act Puddle Of Mudd, was arrested yesterday (March…

  3. Cash Buckles Down On 'American Four'

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST While Sony is in the midst of a year-long celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th birthday -- which arrives today (Feb. 26) -- the country music icon is hard at work on his fourth collaboration with produce While Sony is in the midst of a year-long celebration of Johnny Cash's 70th…

  4. Limp Bizkit Narrows Guitar Search Hopefuls

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Limp Bizkit's nationwide search for a new guitarist has come to a close, and the hard rock group has invited several of its favorite picks from the auditions to continue jamming, in hopes that seeds f Limp Bizkit's nationwide search for a new guitarist has come to a close, and the…

  5. Billboard Bits: Pearl Jam, McCartney, Napster

    January 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Pearl Jam, Paul McCartney, Napster Although it arrived a bit late for the holidays, Pearl Jam's annual Christmas single for members of its Ten Club fan organization lives up to the eclectic tracklists of its predecessors. The four-song vinyl release features a cover of John…

  6. Bizkit To Scour The U.S. For New Guitarist

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst says the band will embark a nationwide search for a replacement for guitarist Wes Borland on Jan. 11 in Fresno, Calif., in a series of auditions under the moniker Put Y Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst says the band will embark a nationwide search for a…

  7. Billboard Bits: Joel, Our Lady Peace, Tenenbaums & More

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Billy Joel, Our Lady Peace, The Royal Tenenbaums & More Billy Joel has been named the 2002 MusiCares Person of the Year. The 52-year-old musician will be honored at a Feb. 25 tribute dinner, just two days prior to the staging of the 44th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Joel…

  8. Borland Regroups In Eat The Day

    November 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has christened his new band Eat The Day, also the name of a preset effect on one of his keyboards. The band's lineup -- Borland, his brother Scott on guitar, K Former Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has christened his new band Eat The Day, also…

  9. Star-Studded 'What's Going On' Disc Due

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of Marvin Gaye's classic single "What's Going On" will be released Oct. 30 via Columbia. Originally lanned for release tomorrow (Oct. A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of…

  10. Bizkit Plans 'Fan Parties,' Guitarist Auditions

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of last week's exit of founding guitarist Wes Borland, Limp Bizkit is planning to hit the road for a series of guitarist auditions and fan parties. "It's just a great chance for us to be w In the wake of last week's exit of founding guitarist Wes Borland, Limp…

  11. Wes Borland Exits Limp Bizkit

    October 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has left the band, according to a post from the group on its official Web site. "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways," reads the release. " Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland has left the band, according to a post from…

  12. Off the Record

    October 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT There's something about guitarist Ronny Jordan, and it's still refreshingly evident on his latest Blue Note offering. There's something about guitarist Ronny Jordan, and it's still refreshingly evident on his latest Blue Note offering. This follow-up to last year's…

  13. Limp Bizkit Whips Up Remix Album, DVD

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT While Limp Bizkit fans may be wishing for some new material this holiday season, what they actually will get is a remix album, said to be titled "Limp Remizkit," according to a post from frontman Fred While Limp Bizkit fans may be wishing for some new material this holiday season,…

  14. Artists Lead Weekend Of Tributes

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Musicians played a key role in the nation's healing process throughout the weekend, lending their voices and talents to a variety of events. Friday night, as the New York Mets returned to the field fo Musicians played a key role in the nation's healing process throughout the weekend…

  15. Billboard Bits: Spitfire, Big Head Todd, VMAs

    September 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Spitfire Tour, Big Head Todd, VMAs Ambitious political rapper Michael Franti, former Dead Kennedy frontman Jello Biafra, former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, and singer/songwriter Jill Sobule are among those slated to appear on the fourth annual Spitfire Tour, a non-profit jaunt of…

  16. Exclusive: Bizkit Takes Back Seat To Durst's Films

    July 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Those awaiting a new Limp Bizkit album will have to wait a little longer. Fresh from directing the debut video for Puddle of Mudd, the new act on his Interscope imprint Flawless, Bizkit frontman Fred Those awaiting a new Limp Bizkit album will have to wait a little longer. Fresh from…

  17. Missing Persons Found Again

    June 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Staple '80s new wave act Missing Persons will reunite for a brief series of California shows in July that will be the precursor further touring later this year, and a full U.S. tour next summer. Best Staple '80s new wave act Missing Persons will reunite for a brief series of…

  18. Billboard Bits: Jackson Browne, Frampton, Dickey Betts

    May 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Jackson Browne, Tom Petty, Peter Frampton, Dickey Betts Jackson Browne has been drafted as the opening act for the second leg of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' summer North American tour. Browne will join the trek beginning June 27 in Scranton, Pa., and will remain on board…

  19. Hot Product

    May 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Staind, Whiskeytown, Tyrese, Wellwater Conspiracy, and more. About To 'Break' Staind's third studio album, "Break the Cycle" (Flip/Elektra), features the single "It's Been Awhile," which has been No. 1 on both Billboard's…

  20. Billboard Bits: MusicNet, Uncle Tupelo, La Route du Rock

    May 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MusicNet's launch, Uncle Tupelo reissues, La Route du Rock festival RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser unveiled the delivery technology for MusicNet -- the joint-venture online music subscription service between Real, Warner Music Group (WMG), BMG Entertainment, and EMI -- today (May 17…

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