1. Moby, Liberty X Overtake U.K. Charts

    May 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Moby scored an instant U.K. No. 1 with his new Mute album "18" yesterday (May 19), amid a new top-10 that also welcomed sets by Queen and Van Morrison. On the U.K. singles chart, there was a triumph o Moby scored an instant U.K. No. 1 with his new Mute album "18" yesterday…

  2. Sex Pistols Reuniting For July Show

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A quarter-century after they shot to infamy with the scathing anti-royal song "God Save the Queen," the Sex Pistols are reuniting in the summer of Queen Elizabeth II's Golden Jubilee. The legendary pu A quarter-century after they shot to infamy with the scathing anti-royal song…

  3. Coldplay Sets Release Date, U.K. Tour

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Coldplay has set an Aug. 26 U.K. release date for its highly anticipated sophomore Parlophone/Capitol set, "A Rush of Blood to the Head." The set, due a day later in North America, is led by first sin Coldplay has set an Aug. 26 U.K. release date for its highly anticipated sophomore…

  4. 'Sun' Shines On Lips, De La, Modest Mouse, Cake

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Flaming Lips, De La Soul, Modest Mouse, Cake, and Kinky have signed on for the inaugural Unlimited Sunshine tour, which bows July 31 in St. Louis and wraps Aug. 31 in St. Paul, Minn. The idea for the Flaming Lips, De La Soul, Modest Mouse, Cake, and Kinky have signed on for the inaugural…

  5. Neil Finn Plans Brief North American Tour

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Crowded House principal Neil Finn will stage an 11-date North American tour this July in support of the May 21 release of his Nettwerk album "One All," his first stateside studio set in four ye Former Crowded House principal Neil Finn will stage an 11-date North American tour…

  6. Sanctuary Preps Live Version Of 'Pet Sounds'

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT An ambitious live recreation of one of rock's most acclaimed albums -- the Beach Boys' masterpiece "Pet Sounds" -- will find its way onto U.S. record store shelves June 11, courtesy of Sanctuary Recor An ambitious live recreation of one of rock's most acclaimed albums…

  7. Elton's Royal Recording Session

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Elton John performed last week at London's Buckingham Palace -- but Queen Elizabeth II was not at home to hear him. The singer recorded a song to be played at a concert in honor of the queen's Golden Elton John performed last week at London's Buckingham Palace -- but Queen…

  8. KMFDM Sets Plan Of 'Attak' On Tour

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reunited industrial act KMFDM, featuring founding members Sasch Konietzko and Raymond Watts (aka Pig), will mount its first tour in five years this summer, launching May 31 in Seattle. The 31-date jau Reunited industrial act KMFDM, featuring founding members Sasch Konietzko and Raymond Watts …

  9. Billboard Bits: Rolling Stones, Billy Bragg, Kim Richey

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Rolling Stones, Billy Bragg, Kim Richey In addition to a probable 40th anniversary tour this year, look for the Rolling Stones to return to the studio to record a number of new tracks, potentially for release on a retrospective or an album of new material. According to sources, the…

  10. Injured Jewel Determined To Tour Europe

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Despite sustaining a broken collarbone, a broken rib, and bruises after being thrown from a colt, singer/songwriter Jewel plans to go ahead with her planned European tour. Despite sustaining a broken collarbone, a broken rib, and bruises after being thrown from a colt, singer/songwriter Jewel…

  11. Billboard Bits: Latin Grammys, Martsch, Classical Brits

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Latin Grammys, Doug Martsch, Classical Brits The third annual Latin Grammy Awards are set for Sept. 18 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. The awards will be broadcast live by CBS in the U.S. This year, the Latin Grammys will present winners in two new categories: best…

  12. Billboard Bits: Doves/Elbow, Remy Zero, The Knack

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Doves/Elbow, Remy Zero, The Knack As first reported here last week, U.K. modern rock colleagues Doves and Elbow will embark on a North American tour June 3 in Seattle. Eleven dates are confirmed so far, although venues in some cities are still tentative. Doves will be on tour in the U…

  13. Update: Bowie Plays Booking Agent For Meltdown

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie has selected a star-studded lineup for the U.K.'s Meltdown festival, including Coldplay, Gorillaz, Suede, Mercury Rev, Supergrass, Pete Yorn, and Badly Drawn Boy. The event, which runs Jun David Bowie has selected a star-studded lineup for the U.K.'s Meltdown festival ,…

  14. So What?

    April 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The South African-born, Florida-residing Nicole J. The South African-born, Florida-residing Nicole J. McCloud has been honing her skills since the mid-'80s, when her pop-dance single, "Don't You Want My Love," exploded on dancefloors around the globe. These days, she'…

  15. Luke Wilson Joins Dylan In 'Masked'

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Luke Wilson ("Bottle Rocket," "The Royal Tenenbaums") will star opposite rocker Bob Dylan in Intermedia Films' "Masked & Anonymous," the big-screen directorial debut of television writer/director/ Luke Wilson ("Bottle Rocket," "The Royal…

  16. 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…

  17. Pet Shop Boys To Spend Summer On The Road

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran British electronic duo Pet Shop Boys has lined up a spring/summer world tour due to kick off May 14 in Miami. The trek crosses over to Europe beginning June 12 in Madrid and concludes with 12 Veteran British electronic duo Pet Shop Boys has lined up a spring/summer world tour due to…

  18. Harding Readies 'Shadowy' New Album

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter John Wesley Harding (real name: Wesley Stace) has once again sharpened his engaging storytelling skills to create his ninth studio album, "The Man With No Shadow." Due June 25 via Ma Singer/songwriter John Wesley Harding (real name: Wesley Stace) has once again…

  19. Sevendust Set To 'Rock The Boat'

    March 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Modern rock outfit Sevendust will headline the fourth Cutty Whiskey Rock the Boat tour, which kicks off Wednesday (April 3) and is currently booked through May 23 in Kansas City, Mo. The trek will fea Modern rock outfit Sevendust will headline the fourth Cutty Whiskey Rock the Boat tour,…

  20. 11TunesOnTV

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-releated TV listings for March 11-17, 2002. MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2002 "Fear Factor," NBC Featured Artist: Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson (also scheduled: Stephen Baldwin, Alison Sweeney, Kelly Packard, Alan Thicke, Ali Landry; hosted by Joe Rogan). "The NewMusic,…

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