1. Morgan Heritage Offers 'More Teachings'

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage offers its signature "One Love" lyrics over a blend of richly varied musical influences that will please loyalists while also courting a On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage…

  2. Morgan Heritage Offers 'More Teachings'

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage offers its signature "One Love" lyrics over a blend of richly varied musical influences that will please loyalists while also courting a wi On "More Teachings," venerable reggae troupe Morgan Heritage…

  3. Warped Tour Bands, Dates Confirmed

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Rancid, Weezer, 311, Kool Keith, Pennywise, Rollins Band, and the Misfits are some of the bigger artists confirmed to play the annual Vans Warped Tour, set to kick off June 22 in Phoenix. An official Rancid, Weezer, 311, Kool Keith, Pennywise, Rollins Band, and the Misfits are some of the…

  4. U2 Confirms European Tour Dates

    March 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST U2's tour in support of "All That You Can't Leave Behind" (Interscope) will set down in Europe in July and August. The band has confirmed what it calls "the first 16 cities" on the tour, kicking off J U2's tour in support of "All That You Can't…

  5. Blake Babies Make A 'Blessed' Return

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Blake Babies drummer Freda Love says it was "laughably comfortable" recording "God Bless the Blake Babies," the trio's first album in a decade. "It cracked us up a couple of times that it felt like Blake Babies drummer Freda Love says it was "laughably…

  6. Blake Babies Make A 'Blessed' Return

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Blake Babies drummer Freda Love says it was "laughably comfortable" recording "God Bless the Blake Babies," the trio's first album in a decade. "It cracked us up a couple of times that it felt like no Blake Babies drummer Freda Love says it was "laughably…

  7. Knopfler 'Sailing' On World Tour

    March 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mark Knopfler -- best known as frontman of U.K.-arena rock act Dire Straits -- will launch a world tour with a March 27-28 stand at Mexico City's National Auditorium. The artist's first tour in more t Mark Knopfler -- best known as frontman of U.K.-arena rock act Dire Straits --…

  8. Billboard Bits: 'The Simpsons,' Black Crowes, and more

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on The Simpsons, Shawn Colvin, 'N Sync, Black Crowes, T Bone Burnett, Reeves Gabrels The Fox network's hit animated series "The Simpsons" is continuing its tradition of featuring musical guests in 2001. In the episode titled "New Kids On The Blecch,"…

  9. 98 Degrees Drafts Dream, Debelah, Baha Men For Tour

    February 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST In what is shaping up to be a top-grossing spring trek, boy band 98 Degrees will embark on a nearly 30-date North American tour, set to begin March 22 in Lexington, Ky. The support acts include a veri In what is shaping up to be a top-grossing spring trek, boy band 98 Degrees will embark on a…

  10. Bon Jovi Maps Out World Tour

    February 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST Veteran New Jersey rock act Bon Jovi will kick off a world tour next month with a two-night stand at the Yokohama (Japan) Arena. Following five shows in Japan from March 28-April 5, the band will emba Veteran New Jersey rock act Bon Jovi will kick off a world tour next month with a two-night…

  11. Strummer Honored With London Landmark

    February 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Hammersmith Palais, the west London club that lent its name to one of the most famous anthems of the punk era -- the Clash's "(White Man In) Hammersmith Palais" -- is to mark its demise by presenting Hammersmith Palais, the west London club that lent its name to one of the most…

  12. Billboard Bits: Bruce Springsteen, Tricky, Sam Phillips

    February 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, Tricky, Sam Phillips, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alanis Morissette, Ed Kowalczyk, guitarist Marc Ribot, drummer Carla Azar, Gillian Welch, Van Dyke Parks, T-Bone Burnett, DJ Mug A three-member panel in Geneva, Switzerland, refused to grant Bruce Springsteen's…

  13. Punk All-Stars Revisit The '60s0

    February 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST Members of Foo Fighters, NOFX, Lagwagon, and the Swingin' Utters have reactivated the side project Me First And The Gimme Gimmes to release their third covers album, "Blow In The Wind," March 20 on Fa Members of Foo Fighters, NOFX, Lagwagon, and the Swingin' Utters have…

  14. Papa Roach Planning To 'Raid The Nation'

    February 07, 2001 12:00 AM EST Alt-metal act Papa Roach will hit the road in March on what the band has dubbed the Raid The Nation tour. Supporting will be Orgy and Alien Ant Farm, the later being the first signing to Papa Roach's Alt-metal act Papa Roach will hit the road in March on what the band has dubbed the Raid…

  15. Springsteen HBO Concert Special Planned

    February 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST The finale of Bruce Springsteen's 1999-2000 reunion tour with the E Street Band will be shown this spring on HBO. The special will debut April 7 on the premium cable network, and will mark the first t The finale of Bruce Springsteen's 1999-2000 reunion tour with the E Street Band…

  16. Simon, DMB, McKnight Among N.O. Jazz Fest Actst

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dozens of acts, including Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Band, and Brian McKnight, have signed on to play the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.d Dozens of acts, including Paul Simon, Dave Matthews Band, and Brian McKnight, have signed on to play the annual New Orleans Jazz &…

  17. Frank Black Beefs Up Band For Third Catholics Album

    January 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST As Frank Black gears up for the Jan. 30th release of "Dog In The Sand" -- his third album with backing band the Catholics and first on new label What Are Records? -- the journeyman As Frank Black gears up for the Jan. 30th release of "Dog In The Sand" -- his third album…

  18. Frank Black Beefs Up Band For Third Catholics Album

    January 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST As Frank Black gears up for the Jan. 30th release of "Dog In The Sand" -- his third album with backing band the Catholics and first on new label What Are Records? -- the journeyman singer/so As Frank Black gears up for the Jan. 30th release of "Dog In The Sand" -- his…

  19. Billboard Bits: Wyclef Benefit, Nick Cave, and more

    January 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Wyclef Jean Benefit, Nick Cave new album, Looper signs to Mute, Van Morrison Mary J. Blige, Steven Marley (son of reggae icon Bob Marley), and the Rock Steady Crew dancers have joined the performer line-up for Friday's (Jan. 19) Wyclef Jean Foundation (WJF) benefit at Carnegie…

  20. Songwriter Steamed Over Martin's Inaugural Appearance

    January 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Songwriter Robi "Draco" Rosa is upset that Latin superstar Ricky Martin will be appearing at the first inaugural celebration for U.S. president-elect George W. Bush. Martin is set to perform the Rosa- Songwriter Robi "Draco" Rosa is upset that Latin superstar Ricky Martin…

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