1. Billboard Bits: Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Vanguard Folk, Motorhead, Sense Field Heralded folk label Vanguard has assembled a three-disc compilation that traces the growth of the genre, from its roots in protest songs of the Depression and through the popular revival of folk, jug band, and blues music. Due Aug. 13, "…

  2. Springsteen, E Street Band Rock 'Today'

    July 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As thousands crowded the beach in Asbury Park, N.J., this morning (July 30), Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band performed for a smaller and luckier crowd inside Convention Hall on the city's bo As thousands crowded the beach in Asbury Park, N.J., this morning (July 30), Bruce…

  3. Hot Product

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Bruce Springsteen, Linkin Park, Linda Thompson, Beth Orton, and more. The 'Rising' Tide Rock troubadour Bruce Springsteen returns this week with "The Rising" (Columbia) -- his first album of new material since 1995's "The Ghost of Tom…

  4. This Day in Music

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Jazz tenor saxophonist Harold Land dies in Los Angeles after a stroke. He is 73. Land gained prominence in 1954 when he joined a quintet led by trumpeter Clifford Brown and drummer Max R 2001 - Jazz tenor saxophonist Harold Land dies in Los Angeles after a stroke. He…

  5. Queens, Trail Of Dead Expand Tour Plans

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The upcoming Queens Of The Stone Age/...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead tour has doubled in size, with dates now booked through Oct. 1 in Denver. The upcoming Queens Of The Stone Age/...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead tour has doubled in size, with dates now booked through…

  6. 'Caution': Hot Water Music Heats Up

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed post-punk outfit Hot Water Music will release its second Epitaph album on Oct. 22. Titled "Caution," the Gainesville, Fla.-based quartet's 12-song disc was produced by Brian McTernan (Promis Acclaimed post-punk outfit Hot Water Music will release its second Epitaph…

  7. Linda Thompson Returns After 17 Years

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. There's more than just a little irony in the title of Linda Thompson's new album, "Fashionably Late": The CD, which Rounder issues July 30, is her first album of new material since "One Clear Moment" came out in 1985…

  8. Hot Product

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Solomon Burke, Boyz II Men, Public Enemy, and more. You Get What You 'Give' R&B titan Solomon Burke enjoyed a string of soul hits -- "Just Out of Reach," "Cry to Me," "If You Need Me," "Got To Get You off My Mind,…

  9. Little Steven Show To Debut Bruce Song

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Countin' on a Miracle," a track from Bruce Springsteen's forthcoming Columbia album "The Rising," will debut a little more than a week before the album's release on E Street Band guitarist Little Ste "Countin' on a Miracle," a track from…

  10. Half A Million Crowd Berlin's Love Parade

    July 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Downtown Berlin's main park was transformed Saturday into a sea of gyrating techno fans, blowing whistles and dancing ecstatically to booming beats as the German capital's Love Parade hit the streets Downtown Berlin's main park was transformed Saturday into a sea of gyrating…

  11. Billboard Bits: Aretha, Love Parade, Hot Snakes

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Aretha Franklin, Berlin's Love Parade, and the Hot Snakes. Aretha Franklin is gearing up to hit the road one more time. Described as her "last full-out tour," the Queen of Soul's I'll Be Seeing You With a Song In My Heart jaunt kicks off in summer 2002.…

  12. Soft Boys Resurface 'Nextdoor'

    July 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reformed new wave pioneers Soft Boys have set a Sept. 24 release date for a new album, their first in 22 years, on Matador Records. The set, titled "Nextdoorland," will be the first Soft Boys full-len Reformed new wave pioneers Soft Boys have set a Sept. 24 release date for a new…

  13. Hot Product

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Dolly Parton, Counting Crows, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and more. 'Way' Down Yonder Singer Anthony Kiedis experienced the full range of a relationship's emotions while crafting the Red Hot Chili Peppers' latest Warner…

  14. Apex Theory Takes 'Topsy Turvy' To Ozzfest

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Never before has being Armenian generated so much music press. For Los Angeles' Apex Theory, that means continuously differentiating itself from fellow Armenian hard rock act and Ozzfest 2002 touring Never before has being Armenian generated so much music press. For Los Angeles'…

  15. 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,…

  16. Poll: Anger Management, Ozzfest Top Festival Picks

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This summer's Anger Management tour featuring Eminem, Papa Roach, Xzibit, Ludacris, and others is the festival tour music fans are most likely to attend, according to a Billboard.com poll. Of 4,903 vo This summer's Anger Management tour featuring Eminem, Papa Roach, Xzibit, Ludacris…

  17. Silverchair Delays 'Diorama'

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Australian rock trio Silverchair has pushed back the North American release date of its Atlantic Records debut "Diorama" to Aug. 27. Australian rock trio Silverchair has pushed back the North American release date of its Atlantic Records debut "Diorama" to Aug. 27. The…

  18. Who Tour To Continue Despite Entwistle's Death

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death yesterday (June 27) of founding bassist John Entwistle. According to a note posted on guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web si The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death…

  19. Eminem Halts Roach Approach

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Papa Roach scurries to the upper reaches of The Billboard 200, but is held to No. 2 behind the still mighty "The Eminem Show" (Web/Aftermath/Interscope). Eminem's set sold 381,000 copies in the U.S., Papa Roach scurries to the upper reaches of The Billboard 200, but is held to…

  20. A Gets 'Serious' On Sophomore Set

    June 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. With the July 16 U.S. release of "Hi-Fi Serious" on Mammoth/Hollywood, British rock-punk band A has high hopes of transcending its popularity as a great live band and building a greater fan base on the radio airwaves. "Of…

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