1. Linkin Park Spreads Out On 'Meteora'

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST More details are emerging about Linkin Park's second studio album, "Meteora," which, as previously reported, will be released March 25 via Warner Bros. More details are emerging about Linkin Park's second studio album, "Meteora," which, as previously reported ,…

  2. Johnny Marr Q&A: Past, Present, Future

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Q&A with Johnny Marr about his reputation for spending days on end in the studio, his varied collaborations with such artists as Neil Finn and New Order's Bernard Sumner, and his thoughts on the l As the Feb. 4 release date of Johnny Marr and the Healers' iMusic debut, "…

  3. This Day in Music

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>The London Court of Appeal, in a long-running dispute, rules that the Spice Girls must pay an Italian scooter maker an estimate $1.5 million in damages and legal costs for misrepresentin 2002 - The London Court of Appeal, in a long-running dispute, rules that the…

  4. Billboard Bits: Sundance, Foo Fighters, Springsteen

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Sundance, Foo Fighters, Springsteen A star-studded crowd turned out last night (Jan. 22) at Harry O's in Park City, Utah, to watch Beck, Ben Lee, and DJ Z-Trip serenade an HBO party as part of the annual Sundance Film Festival. Beck's mostly acoustic set eventually gave way…

  5. Jayhawks Cancel Winter Tour

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Minneapolis alt-country mainstays the Jayhawks have canceled a 13-date tour of the U.S. and a pair of shows in the U.K. due to the hospitalization of frontman Gary Louris. Minneapolis alt-country mainstays the Jayhawks have canceled a 13-date tour of the U.S. and a pair of shows in the U.K.…

  6. Steely Dan Embraces 'Everything'

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Legendary jazz/rock act Steely Dan has put the finishing touches on a new studio album, "Everything Must Go," due May 6 via Reprise. The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Two Against Nature," which was Legendary jazz/rock act Steely Dan has put the finishing touches on…

  7. Sting, Raitt Join Super Bowl Line-Up

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sting and Bonnie Raitt are the latest artists to be added to the Super Bowl XXXVII festivities in San Diego, set for Sunday (Jan. 26) at the city's Qualcomm Stadium. Although as yet unannounced by the Sting and Bonnie Raitt are the latest artists to be added to the Super Bowl XXXVII…

  8. Pearl Jam Unveils North American Tour Plans

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam will kick off its 2003 North American tour April 1 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. As previously reported, the 48-date trek will play a mix of arenas and amphitheatres and is scheduled to wra Pearl Jam will kick off its 2003 North American tour April 1 at the Pepsi Center in Denver.…

  9. Gibb Brothers: 'Bee Gees' Died With Maurice

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Bee Gees name died with Maurice Gibb, one of the surviving band members said yesterday (Jan. 22). Robin Gibb said he and older brother Barry would no longer use the name under which they and their The Bee Gees name died with Maurice Gibb, one of the surviving band members said yesterday …

  10. Johnny Marr Steps Out Front With 'Boomslang'

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Expanded from the magazine piece for Billboard.com. After leaving the Smiths in 1987, guitarist Johnny Marr spent the next decade-plus drifting from a host of intriguing, but largely under-the-radar projects. He provided a jolt of fresh creative energy to the The and Pet Shop Boys. He wrote…

  11. This Day in Music

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz Library, dies of a heart attack in Santa Monica, Calif. He is 68. In the late '50s, Givens' indie imprint was among the first 1999 - Bill Givens, founder of pioneering reissue label Origin Jazz…

  12. Billboard Bits: Hip-Hop Festival, Adkins, Thorogood

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Hip-Hop Festival, Adkins, Thorogood Russell Simmons is organizing what he is dubbing the "Woodstock of hip-hop," to be staged in conjunction with the second Hip-Hop Summit. The Urban Hip-Hop Music Festival will be held April 12 at Atlanta's Turner Field and is expected…

  13. Warped Tour Rolls Out Itinerary

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST The itinerary for the ninth annual Vans Warped Tour has been unveiled, and will, as previously reported, kick off June 19 in Boise, Idaho. The itinerary for the ninth annual Vans Warped Tour has been unveiled, and will, as previously reported , kick off June 19 in Boise, Idaho. The trek, for…

  14. R. Kelly Arrested In Florida On Porn Charges

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST R. Kelly, already facing child pornography charges in Illinois, was arrested today (Jan. 22) in Florida on additional similar charges after investigators said they found 12 photographs of a nude girl R. Kelly, already facing child pornography charges in Illinois, was arrested today (Jan. 22)…

  15. Cranberries Terminate MCA Contract

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Cranberries have terminated their contract with MCA Records, according to a statement. The veteran Irish rock act had one final studio album left under its deal but will instead continue work on a The Cranberries have terminated their contract with MCA Records, according to a statement.…

  16. Jagermeister Tour To Kick Off In March

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST A full itinerary has been announced for the second Jagermeister tour, which, as previously reported, will feature co-headliners Saliva and hed(pe), as well as Breaking Benjamin, Systematic, and Stereo A full itinerary has been announced for the second Jagermeister tour, which, as previously…

  17. Diverse List Of Songs Get Erasure-fied

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. British duo Erasure has been making music for 18 years. In the years since bandmates Andy Bell and Vince Clarke released their first album, "Wonderland" -- which spawned global hits like "Who Needs Love (Like That)" and "…

  18. Billboard Bits: Anastacia, Lisa Marie Presley & More

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Anastacia, Lisa Marie Presley & More Vocalist Anastacia was diagnosed last week with breast cancer after a biopsy in New York. "My doctor was insistent that I have a mammogram (during a routine check-up last week) even though it was not required," the singer said in a…

  19. Blink 182 Eyes Summer Release For New Album

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pop/punk trio Blink 182 will write and record its next MCA studio album over the next five months in a rented San Diego house. Working again with producer Jerry Finn on the follow-up to 2001's "Take o Pop/punk trio Blink 182 will write and record its next MCA studio album over the…

  20. Lava Develops Blue Man Group 'Complex'

    January 21, 2003 12:00 AM EST Musical performance art troupe Blue Man Group has signed a multi-album deal with Atlantic-associated label Lava Records. Musical performance art troupe Blue Man Group has signed a multi-album deal with Atlantic-associated label Lava Records. The first fruit of the deal will be the April 22…

Pages