1. Counting Crows Sign On For Who Trek

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Counting Crows have signed on to open at least two dates on the Who's summer U.S. tour, with a July 3 show outside San Francisco and a July 4 gig in Marysville, Calif., confirmed so far. Counting Crows have signed on to open at least two dates on the Who's summer U.S. tour, with a…

  2. 'O Brother,' Bluegrass Sweep Grammys

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST R&B newcomer Alicia Keys and Irish rock veterans U2 snagged their fair share of honors, but as many as six Grammy Awards, including the prestigious album of the year statuette, originated from the R&B newcomer Alicia Keys and Irish rock veterans U2 snagged their fair share of honors,…

  3. Doves' Next 'Broadcast' Transmits In April

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Acclaimed U.K. rock outfit Doves has set an April 29 international release date for its sophomore album, "The Last Broadcast," via Heavenly. The 12-track set was produced by the Manchester-based trio, Acclaimed U.K. rock outfit Doves has set an April 29 international release date…

  4. 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…

  5. Krall Tops Canada's National Jazz Awards

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer/pianist Diana Krall was the big winner at the Canada's inaugural National Jazz Awards Sunday night in Toronto. The Nanaimo, British Columbia-native was named musician of the year and best inter Singer/pianist Diana Krall was the big winner at the Canada's inaugural National…

  6. Love's Labors Not Lost: Arthur Lee Out And About

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST "The news today will be the movies for tomorrow, and look: we're going round and round and how could I forget they're locking them up today, they're throwing away the key -- I wonder who it will be to "The news today will be the movies for tomorrow, and look: we'…

  7. The Year's Model, Blood and Chocolate, Brutal Youth

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST The second installment of Rhino's magnificent Elvis Costello two-CD catalog reissues (with each set's second disc including bonus material) focuses on the artist's harder-edged Attractions-generated r ELVIS COSTELLO This Year's Model REISSUE PRODUCERS: Gary Stewart and Val…

  8. Jackson Trades Places With J. Lo At No. 1

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Valentine's Day and the extended U.S. President's Day weekend led music retailers to their strongest week this year, and Alan Jackson's "Drive" took full advantage. The Arista Nashville set cruises ba Valentine's Day and the extended U.S. President's Day…

  9. Billboard Bits: Siouxie, Hank Jr., Moby, Tragically Hip

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on a Siouxie & The Banshees mini reunion tour, Hank Williams Jr. returning to the Grand Ole Opry, Moby's new MTV series, and the Tragically Hip's Special Olympics Benefit concert. Modern rock veterans Siouxie & The Banshees will regroup for an April 27 appearance at…

  10. Hot Product

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Joey Ramone and Dan "The Automator" Nakamura, the "Queen of the Damned" soundtrack, the latest set of Elvis Costello reissues, and more. No Need To 'Worry' Joey Ramone's posthumous debut solo album, "Don't Worry About Me,…

  11. Farrakhan Preaches Responsibility At Hip-Hop Summit

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Artists, music executives, religious leaders, and politicians came out in full force Thursday for the Hip-Hop Action Network's West Coast summit to address issues and needs facing the community. Artists, music executives, religious leaders, and politicians came out in full force Thursday…

  12. Billboard Bits: West Memphis Three, Frampton, Sweet

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on a Henry Rollins-organized West Memphis Three benefit, Peter Frampton's new record deal, and former Sweet drummer Mick Tucker's death. Alt rock stalwart Henry Rollins has organized a March 8 benefit concert to raise awareness of the case of the West Memphis Three, who many…

  13. 'Now' Features Revamped Metheny Group

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST In the five years since the last Pat Metheny Group (PMG) release, 1997's "Imaginary Day," the band's namesake guitarist has released two trio discs, a film score, a duo project, and an all-star collab In the five years since the last Pat Metheny Group (PMG) release, 1997&…

  14. J. Lo. Kicks Jackson Out Of No. 1

    February 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jennifer Lopez's "J to Tha L-O!" ends the three-week run of Alan Jackson's "Drive" atop The Billboard 200, and makes Lopez the first artist to rule the chart with a remix album. Lopez' Epic album sold Jennifer Lopez's "J to Tha L-O!" ends the…

  15. Country Legend Waylon Jennings Dies At 64

    February 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Waylon Jennings, who defined the outlaw movement in country music, died today (Feb. 13) after a long battle with diabetes-related health problems. He was 64. A Jennings spokeswoman said he died peacef Waylon Jennings, who defined the outlaw movement in country music, died today (Feb. 13)…

  16. Magnetic Fields Sign With Nonesuch

    February 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Critically adored independent rock outfit Magnetic Fields, led by Stephin Merritt, has signed a multi-album deal with Nonesuch following four albums for Merge. The first album under the new arrangemen Critically adored independent rock outfit Magnetic Fields, led by Stephin Merritt, has…

  17. Neil Young Finalizes 'Passionate' Album

    February 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST The track listing for rock legend Neil Young's next Reprise album, "Are You Passionate?," has been finalized. The 11-song set includes recent live favorites "Goin' Home," "Don't Say You Love Me," and The track listing for rock legend Neil Young&…

  18. 7TunesOnTV

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 11-17 MONDAY, FEB. 11, 2002 "Fresh: New Music," VH1 Featured Artist: The Calling. "The NewMusic," MuchMusic USA Featured Artists: Cypress Hill, Green Day, System Of A Down. "Musicians," Bravo Featured Artist: Sheryl Crow. "…

  19. Breeders' Next Splash Due In May

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Long-dormant alternative rock act the Breeders have announced a May 21 release date for their third Elektra/4AD album and first since 1993's "Last Splash." Long-dormant alternative rock act the Breeders have announced a May 21 release date for their third Elektra/4AD album and…

  20. Hard Rockers Square Off On 'WWF Forced Entry'

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rare tracks by Creed and Limp Bizkit and a host of newly recorded theme songs are all in the mix on the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) compilation "WWF Forced Entry," due March 26 from Columbia. The Rare tracks by Creed and Limp Bizkit and a host of newly recorded theme songs are…

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