1. Billboard Bits: Seven-Year Rule, Bobby Brown, Hatfield

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Seven-Year Rule, Bobby Brown, Juliana Hatfield The California Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday (June 18) passed "legislative intent" language on a bill that would repeal the music industry's exemption to the state's "seven-year rule" on personal…

  2. Billboard Bits: Rolling Stones, Gavin Rossdale, Juanes

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Rolling Stones, Gavin Rossdale, Juanes The Rolling Stones have added three shows to their upcoming tour itinerary: Oct. 5 in Hartford, Conn.; Nov. 6 in Tacoma, Wash.; and Nov. 30 in Las Vegas. Tickets for the latter two shows go on sale Saturday (June 22); Hartford tickets go on sale…

  3. Judas Priest Hits The Road, Readies DVD

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran heavy metal outfit Judas Priest is planning a summer North American tour to coincide with the July 23 release of a concert DVD, "Live in London," via SPV USA. The tour will kick off July 5 in Veteran heavy metal outfit Judas Priest is planning a summer North American tour to…

  4. LL Cool J Plans Extensive U.S. Tour

    June 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rapper LL Cool J begins an extensive U.S. tour Thursday (June 20) at Billboardlive in Miami and will be on the road through an Aug. 20 date in Mashantucket, Conn. The artist is primed to relea Veteran rapper LL Cool J begins an extensive U.S. tour Thursday (June 20) at Billboardlive…

  5. Hagar/Roth Outing Grows Second Leg

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth's Song for Song: The Heavyweight Champs of Rock'N'Roll tour will play a second leg of North American amphitheatre and arena dates, beginning July 23 in Bossier City, La. Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth's Song for Song: The Heavyweight Champs…

  6. Aerosmith To Tour Through November

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Aerosmith has tacked on more than 30 additional dates to its North American tour, which, as previously reported, kicks off Aug. 13 in Holmdel, N.J. Kid Rock and Run-DMC will also be on the bill for th Aerosmith has tacked on more than 30 additional dates to its North American tour, which, as…

  7. Eminem's 'Show' Still On Top Of The Chart

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Four new albums bust into the top-10 of The Billboard 200, yet none come close to matching the impressive 809,000 copies "The Eminem Show" sold in its second full week at retail, according to Nielsen Four new albums bust into the top-10 of The Billboard 200, yet none come close to…

  8. Billboard Bits: Jimmy Buffett, Paul Van Dyk, & More

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Jimmy Buffett, Paul Van Dyk, & More Parrotheads will have a new place to perch next year when singer/songwriter/author Jimmy Buffett opens a branch of his Margaritaville Cafe at the Flamingo Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas strip. Construction on the multi-level restaurant, bar…

  9. 24TunesOnTV

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV Listings for June 10-16, 2002. MONDAY, JUNE 10 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: David Bowie (also scheduled: Christian Slater). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Ralph Stanley (also scheduled: Martin Short,…

  10. Dirty Vegas

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Trojan Women marks a watershed for Greek theatrical composer/musicologist/ECM veteran Eleni Karaindrou. While all her compositions speak with a plangent, timeless Mediterranean voice, Karaindrou's sco Trojan Women marks a watershed for Greek theatrical composer/musicologist/ECM veteran…

  11. Dirty Vegas

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT If you've been near a TV in the past three months, chances are rather good, without even realizing it, that you're familiar with the music of U.K. trio Dirty Vegas. You see, its haunting dance single If you've been near a TV in the past three months, chances are rather good,…

  12. Dolly's Taking Her 'Halos & Horns' On Tour

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran country artist Dolly Parton will take to the road for the first time in a decade when she kicks off a 13-city club tour July 10 in New York. Veteran country artist Dolly Parton will take to the road for the first time in a decade when she kicks off a 13-city club tour July 10 in New…

  13. Third Eye Blind Links With Goos For Summer Tour

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock outfit Third Eye Blind will join Goo Goo Dolls for the second leg of the band's North American summer tour, beginning July 29 in Phoenix. The group will be on board through a Sept. 13 clos Modern rock outfit Third Eye Blind will join Goo Goo Dolls for the second leg of the…

  14. Kiss Seals Kondom Contract

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kiss has linked with specialty retailer Condomania to produce a line of "tongue lubricated" Kiss Kondoms. The packaging of the bright red latex prophylactics features a picture of the group's Gene Sim Kiss has linked with specialty retailer Condomania to produce a line of "…

  15. Hot Product

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from DJ Shadow, DJ Quik, Doves, Dirty Vegas, and more. Hey Mr. DJ It's all about the DJ this week, with highly anticipated new albums from West Coast gangsta rapper/producer DJ Quik and Bay Area-based mixmaster DJ Shadow. Quik's "Under tha Influence,"…

  16. Creed To Get Back On Road

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Creed is set to resume its North American tour Thursday July 11 with a show in Virginia Beach, Va. The group had canceled 20 of the tour's dates after frontman Scott Stapp reportedly sustained injurie Creed is set to resume its North American tour Thursday July 11 with a show in Virginia…

  17. Accuser Of Dion's Husband Released From Jail

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A woman who says she was raped by the husband of singer Celine Dion has been freed from jail after agreeing to repay more than $550,000 to a Las Vegas casino in a bad check case. Yun Kyeong Kwon Sung, A woman who says she was raped by the husband of singer Celine Dion has been freed from jail…

  18. Billboard Bits: Kelly Osbourne, Diana Ross, Grammys

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Kelly Osbourne, Diana Ross, Grammys Kelly Osbourne will give her debut live performance of her cover of Madonna's "Papa Don't Preach" at the 11th annual MTV Movie Awards, to be handed out June 1 and broadcast June 6 on the music channel. As previously reported ,…

  19. Kansas Anthologized With 2-Disc Set

    May 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Midwestern prog-rock titans Kansas will be honored July 2 with the Epic/Legacy release of "The Ultimate Kansas," a double-disc collection compiling the group's greatest hits as well as rare tracks and Midwestern prog-rock titans Kansas will be honored July 2 with the Epic…

  20. Lennox To Receive 2002 Billboard Century Award

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Annie Lennox has been named the recipient of the 2002 Billboard Century Award, Billboard magazine's highest honor for distinguished creative achievement. The award -- given annually to an artist who h Annie Lennox has been named the recipient of the 2002 Billboard Century Award,…

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