1. Hot Product

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from N*E*R*D, Destiny's Child, Bob Mould, B2K, and more. 'Search' And Ye Shall Find Production duo the Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo) have spent the past few years churning out hits for the likes of Britney Spears, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and &…

  2. Hung Up on Breathing

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST On its debut album, Moodroom proves that driving guitar-based rock can still be melodic and heartfelt, personal lyrics can still be original. On its debut album, Moodroom proves that driving guitar-based rock can still be melodic and heartfelt, personal lyrics can still be original. Sounding…

  3. Mould Joins United Musicians For Albums, Tour

    March 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock artist Bob Mould has joined the label collective United Musicians, founded by musicians Aimee Mann and Michael Penn. The company, in conjunction with RED Distribution and Mould's own Gran Veteran rock artist Bob Mould has joined the label collective United Musicians, founded…

  4. Timo Maas Gets 'Loud'

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST "DJs are the rock stars of today," German DJ/producer Timo Maas declares. "And sometimes I even feel like a rock star, but I don't take it too seriously. In fact, I really like to chill out at home in "DJs are the rock stars of today," German DJ/producer Timo…

  5. Garbage Regroups For Spring Tour

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Garbage has begun lining up dates for a North American tour, set to open April 19 in Toronto and run through May, according to the band's official Web site. The group, which recently returned from a s Garbage has begun lining up dates for a North American tour, set to open April 19 in…

  6. Tunes On TV

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Feb. 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, FEB. 4, 2002 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Garbage, Enrique Iglesias, Ja Rule. "The Hughleys," UPN Featured Artists: Shaggy, Destiny's Child (Episode title: "Smells Like Free Spirit"). "…

  7. Bush In A Touring 'State' Of Mind

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST U.K. modern rock act Bush will launch a U.S. club and theater tour Feb. 28 at Denver's Fillmore Auditorium. The jaunt, which comes in support of last year's Atlantic album "Golden State," is set to en U.K. modern rock act Bush will launch a U.S. club and theater tour Feb.…

  8. Billboard Bits: Roskilde, Outkast/Ludacris & More

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Roskilde, Outkast/Ludacris & More Red Hot Chili Peppers and Garbage are the first acts confirmed for the 2002 Roskilde Festival, set for June 27-30 outside Copenhagen. The future of the event was uncertain following the deaths of nine fans during Pearl Jam's set at Roskilde…

  9. Tunes On TV

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Television listings for Dec. 10-Dec. 16 MONDAY, DEC. 10, 2001 "100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock," VH1 Featured Artists: AC/DC, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Black Sabbath, the Clash, Cream, Pink Floyd, Guns N' Roses, Jimi Hendrix, Kiss, Led Zeppelin, Metallica, Nirvana, Ozzy…

  10. Tunes On TV

    December 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings for Dec. 3-Dec. 9 MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2001 "Live By Request," A&E Featured Artist: Elton John (live from Los Angeles) "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Britney Spears "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist:…

  11. Billboard Bits: Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce Hard rock supergroup Tomahawk and Canadian rock outfit the Tea Party are the latest acts confirmed to appear at a portion of dates on the 10th annual Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand. They join previously announced performers System…

  12. Illness Forces Vig Off Garbage Euro Dates

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Garbage drummer Butch Vig has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A and will not play on the band's European tour, which kicks off tonight (Nov. 2) in Trondheim, Norway. The shows will go off as planned, wi Garbage drummer Butch Vig has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A and will not play on the…

  13. Garbage Launches New Yahoo! Messaging Service

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Yahoo! is releasing new instant messaging (IM) software, "IMVironments," that allows users to play music, video, and flash media clips inside the IM window, Billboard Bulletin reports. Traditionally, Yahoo! is releasing new instant messaging (IM) software, "IMVironments,"…

  14. Kylie Holds Strong On U.K. Charts

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue's chart-topping U.K. success now exceeds even her label Parlophone's wildest hopes, after the single "Can't Get You Out of My Head" began its fourth straight week at No. 1, and her album Kylie Minogue's chart-topping U.K. success now exceeds even…

  15. Beautifulgarbage

    October 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Those approaching Beautifulgarbage expecting more of the same (that is, its predecessor, Version 2.0) are in for a wonderful surprise. Beautifulgarbage finds bandmates/ co-producers Butch Vig, Steve M Those approaching Beautifulgarbage expecting more of the same (that is, its predecessor,…

  16. Ja Rule Feels No 'Pain' At No. 1

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Ja Rule has full command of this week's charts, soaring, as expected, to No. 1 on The Billboard 200 and Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums tally with "Pain Is Love" (Murder Inc./Def Jam). The set Ja Rule has full command of this week's charts, soaring, as expected…

  17. Garbage, New Order Plan 'Big Day Out'

    October 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Details for the 2002 edition of Australia's biggest music festival, Big Day Out are beginning to come together. The initial lineup is set to include electronic music stars Prodigy, New Order, and the Details for the 2002 edition of Australia's biggest music festival, Big Day Out are…

  18. Kylie Reigns Supreme On U.K. Charts

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue now has command of the U.K. album chart as well as the singles survey. Parlophone's Australian pop figurehead (who won two titles last week at her native country's ARIA Awards) started a Kylie Minogue now has command of the U.K. album chart as well as the singles…

  19. Hot Product

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing albums from Oysterhead, Ja Rule, Jermaine Dupri, George Jones, Billy Joel, and more. Life Is 'Grand' What began as an impromptu jam between Phish's Trey Anastasio, Primus' Les Claypool, and the Police's Stewart Copeland last spring in New Orleans has grown…

  20. Billboard Bits: McCartney, Michael Jackson, U2 & More

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News about McCartney, Michael Jackson, U2 & More Paul McCartney told New York radio station WPLJ-FM today (Sept. 21) that he plans to play a benefit concert in the city next month, with proceeds benefiting city firefighters who have perished in the terrorist attacks. McCartney's…

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