1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. Garbage, Stereophonics, No Doubt To Support U2 Tour

    September 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U2 will utilize the talents of a rotating trio of support acts on the upcoming third leg of its Elevation tour. Garbage will handle the chore from the tour's Oct. 12 opener in South Bend, Ind., throug U2 will utilize the talents of a rotating trio of support acts on the upcoming third…

  4. Garbage, U.K. Labels Settle Suit

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock outfit Garbage and a number of U.K. labels have reached an out-of-court settlement in a lawsuit involving the recording status of lead singer Shirley Manson, Billboard Bulletin reports. Modern rock outfit Garbage and a number of U.K. labels have reached an out-of-court settlement…

  5. Publisher Sues Garbage Over 'Paranoid' Lyrics

    May 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT New York-based publisher Helios Music Corp. has filed a copyright-infringement suit against modern rock quartet Garbage, alleging that the band's song "I Think I'm Paranoid" lifted lyrics from the 196 New York-based publisher Helios Music Corp. has filed a copyright…

  6. Depeche Mode Unveil 'Exciter' Tour Dates

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. modern rock act Depeche Mode will kick off a 24-country world tour June 15 in Montreal. The trek, in support of the band's upcoming Mute/Reprise album, "Exciter," will wind to a close Oct Veteran U.K. modern rock act Depeche Mode will kick off a 24-country world…

  7. Garbage Sues Universal, Seeks End To Label Deal

    January 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST The members of rock group Garbage have filed suit against Universal Music & Video Distribution, Universal Music Group (UMG), MCA Records, Almo Sounds, and Radioactive Records, alleging that UMG is The members of rock group Garbage have filed suit against Universal Music & Video…

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