1. Billboard Bits: Michael Jackson, Corgan/New Order, Slash

    June 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Michael Jackson, Billy Corgan, New Order, Slash The star-studded Michael Jackson concert originally set for Sept. 7 in New York will be broadcast this fall as a two-hour special on CBS, Billboard Bulletin reports. The event, which will celebrate Jackson's 30th anniversary as a…

  2. 'Twisted Forever' Due In August

    June 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Originally slated for September, "Twisted Forever," a 16-track tribute to 1980s pop metal band Twisted Sister, has been bumped up to Aug. 14. As previously reported, the Koch Records set features cove Originally slated for September, "Twisted Forever," a 16-track tribute…

  3. Billboard Bits: Compay Segundo, Russell Simmons & more

    May 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Compay Segundo, Russell Simmons, Squirrel Nut Zippers Cuban "sonero" Compay Segundo, 93, is recovering at home in Havana after being hospitalized for extreme fatigue and is unlikely to perform again, Billboard Bulletin reports. Segundo, who found world fame at the age of 89…

  4. A Hillbilly Tribute to AC/DC

    May 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Recognizing the obvious connection between Aussie arena rockers AC/DC and bluegrass music, Hayseed Dixie rambles wildly through the best-selling band's best-known material. Recognizing the obvious connection between Aussie arena rockers AC/DC and bluegrass music, Hayseed Dixie rambles…

  5. Buckcherry Lines Up Tour Through June

    April 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Buckcherry, currently on tour with Monster Magnet, will keep bringing its tawdry anthems to the masses through the beginning of June. The band will open for Monster Magnet until the en Modern rock act Buckcherry, currently on tour with Monster Magnet, will keep bringing its…

  6. Billboard Bits: Neil Finn, Creed, AC/DC

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Neil Finn, Eddie Vedder, Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien and drummer Phil Selway, ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Lisa Germano, ex-Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg, AC/DC, Creed, Scot Former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn's star-studded concert tomorrow…

  7. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, DMX, Megadeth, Santana

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band, DMX, Megadeth, Carlos Santana, Benny Rietveld, Kirk Hammett, Metallica A performance of "Born To Run" has been added to the upcoming "Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band: Live In New York City" HBO concert special (premiering…

  8. Billboard Bits: Courtney Love, Godsmack, Yazbek

    March 08, 2001 12:00 AM EST Not one to let legal wranglings slow her down, Courtney Love plans to head into a studio next week to begin work on a one-off "femme punk supergroup" project dubbed Bastard. Love, former Hole drummer Not one to let legal wranglings slow her down, Courtney Love plans to head into a…

  9. Living End 'Rolls On' With Aussie Punkabilly Sound

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Living End, was a teenager coming of age in Australia, he didn't follow the music of the day but instead opted for the classic sounds of '50s When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Living End, was a teenager…

  10. Living End 'Rolls On' With Aussie Punkabilly Sound

    February 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Living End, was a teenager coming of age in Australia, he didn't follow the music of the day but instead opted for the classic sounds of '50s roc When Chris Cheney, singer/songwriter/guitarist for the Living End, was a teenager…

  11. 'Silver' Celebrates Cheap Trick's 25th

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST On Tuesday (Feb. 27), rock vets Cheap Trick will release "Silver," a two-disc live album recorded at the band's 1999 25th anniversary hometown concert in Rockford, Ill. More than 15,000 fans showed up On Tuesday (Feb. 27), rock vets Cheap Trick will release "Silver,"…

  12. Garth Notches Best Selling Live Album Ever

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST Garth Brooks' two-CD "Double Live" (Capitol Nashville) was certified for U.S. sales of 14 million copies in a January accounting by the Recording Industry Association Of America (RIAA), making it the Garth Brooks' two-CD "Double Live" (Capitol Nashville) was…

  13. AC/DC Power Up For North American Tour?

    January 25, 2001 12:00 AM EST Australian hard rock veterans AC/DC have mapped out the routing of a spring tour of North America in support of their most recent Elektra album "Stiff Upper Lip." Although no venue or on-sale informat Australian hard rock veterans AC/DC have mapped out the routing of a spring tour…

  14. Billboard Bits: Bowie/Moby, Red House Painters, and more

    January 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on David Bowie and Moby joining the Tibet House Lineup, new Red House Painters album, death of James Carr, and Kristin Hersh/Rosenbergs at Washington, D.C. music summit.. David Bowie and Moby have joined the lineup for the 2001 Tibet House Benefit, set for Feb. 26 at New York's…

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