1. 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…

  2. Dee Dee Ramone Dead At 50

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (real name: Douglas Glenn Colvin) was found dead last night (June 5) in his Hollywood, Calif., home, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office. He was 50. Ram Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone (real name: Douglas Glenn Colvin) was found dead last…

  3. Bizkit Tour Manager Blames Organizers For Fan Death

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A tour manager for Limp Bizkit told an inquest in Sydney today (June 6) that concert organizers were to blame for the death of a 15-year-old fan who was crushed during a concert in Australia last year A tour manager for Limp Bizkit told an inquest in Sydney today (June 6) that concert…

  4. Warwick's Pot Charges Dropped

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Drug charges against R&B singer Dionne Warwick were dropped yesterday (June 5) after a Miami-Dade County judge agreed to a plea bargain deal, which included a drug treatment program. Drug charges against R&B singer Dionne Warwick were dropped yesterday (June 5) after a Miami-Dade…

  5. Living Colour Debut Expanded For Reissue

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Living Colour's landmark 1988 album "Vivid" will be reissued in expanded form Sept. 3 via Epic/Sony Legacy, according to a label spokesperson. In addition to the Mick Jagger/Ed Stasium-produced set's Living Colour's landmark 1988 album "Vivid" will be…

  6. Ice Cube In A Race For 'Torque'

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Ice Cube is in negotiations to star in Warner Bros. Pictures' "Torque" for director Joseph Kahn. The project begins shooting next month in Los Angeles. "Torque" is described as a fast-paced adv Rapper Ice Cube is in negotiations to star in Warner Bros. Pictures…

  7. Billboard Bits: Tenacious D/Dio, Strokes, Tre Hardson

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Tenacious D/Dio, Strokes, Tre Hardson Jack Black and Kyle Gass of comedy/rock duo Tenacious D will appear in the video for veteran metal act Dio's latest single, "Push." The clip will feature the D performing its own version of the Ronnie James Dio-sung Black Sabbath…

  8. Black Crowes Fly Again On Live Album

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Black Crowes may be on indefinite hiatus, but fans will be able to savor the group's final shows as part of an as-yet-untitled double-disc live set due Aug. 27 from V2. The album, compiled by guit The Black Crowes may be on indefinite hiatus, but fans will be able to savor the group&…

  9. 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 "…

  10. Clark Family Experience Files For Bankruptcy

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Country act the Clark Family Experience has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after finding itself at least $800,000 in debt, the group's lawyer said. The group, composed of six brothers ages 18-27, file Country act the Clark Family Experience has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after…

  11. J. Lo, Britney Top Teen Choice Noms

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears lead the field of music nominations for seventeen magazine's fourth annual Teen Choice Awards, set to air Aug. 19 on Fox. Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears lead the field of music nominations for seventeen magazine's fourth annual Teen Choice Awards…

  12. George Strait Sets Fall Arena Dates

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in January, veteran country artist George Strait will return to headlining arenas this fall after headlining four consecutive multi-artist stadium tours that notched a combined gr As first tipped here in January, veteran country artist George Strait will return to…

  13. Genetic World

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The groundbreaking theater work By the Hand of the Father had its premiere two years ago in Los Angeles. Created by Theresa Chavez, Rose Portillo, Alejandro Escovedo, and Eric Gutierrez—with so The groundbreaking theater work By the Hand of the Father had its premiere two years ago in Los…

  14. 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…

  15. DJ Shadow Drops Off Smokin' Grooves

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT DJ Shadow has dropped out of this year's Smokin' Grooves tour. The critically lauded electronic collage artist was to appear on a string of West Coast dates, but has been forced from participation due DJ Shadow has dropped out of this year's Smokin' Grooves tour. The…

  16. Garbage Drummer Off Tour With Ear Infection

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Founding Garbage drummer Butch Vig has again been sidelined for a number of dates on the band's current tour, according to the band's official Web site. Vig is suffering from "an acute inner ear infec Founding Garbage drummer Butch Vig has again been sidelined for a number of…

  17. Bowie Has Believers For 'Heathen'

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT When it was time for David Bowie to choose a new home for his music -- not to mention his fledgling ISO label -- he went with the label that didn't strive to render him a hit machine. He chose Columbi When it was time for David Bowie to choose a new home for his music -- not to mention…

  18. Judge Nixes Courtney Love's Legal Challenge

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has thrown out Courtney Love's challenge to a California labor code as part of her lawsuit against Universal Music Group and Geffen Records. Judge Fumiko Wasserman y A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has thrown out Courtney Love's challenge to a…

  19. Sonic Youth Hits The 'Streets'

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran underground rock act Sonic Youth will spend the summer on tour in support of its upcoming DGC/Interscope album "Murray Street," due June 25. More than a month's worth of international dates be Veteran underground rock act Sonic Youth will spend the summer on tour in…

  20. Blind Boys Reach For 'Higher Ground'

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Blind Boys of Alabama, now in their 63rd year of performing, will release the 12-track "Higher Ground" Sept. 3 via Peter Gabriel's Real World Records. Following the formula of last year's "Spirit The Blind Boys of Alabama, now in their 63rd year of performing,…

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