1. Tomcats Screaming Outside

    October 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Best-known as half of the hit-making '80s British duo Tears for Fears, Roland Orzabal comes into his own on his latest solo effort. Best-known as half of the hit-making '80s British duo Tears for Fears, Roland Orzabal comes into his own on his latest solo effort. This modern rock…

  2. Songs From the West Coast

    October 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It has been so long since EJ has offered a recording that didn't have a cloying context that it's hard not to be initially skeptical of the earnest tone of West Coast. It has been so long since EJ has offered a recording that didn't have a cloying context that it's hard…

  3. Billboard Bits: Jamiroquai, GBV, Sammy Hagar, COC

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Jamiroquai, GBV, Sammy Hagar, COC Jay Kay, the lead singer of U.K. funk/rock outfit Jamiroquai, has been charged with common assault and criminal damage stemming from a fracas with a photographer in April, police said today (Oct. 4). Kay, 31, is due to appear Monday (Oct. 8) at Bow…

  4. Stevie Wonder Sued For Palimony

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stevie Wonder's ex-girlfriend has filed a $30 million palimony lawsuit against him, claiming that he gave her a sexually transmitted disease. Angela McAfee alleges in a lawsuit filed yesterday (Oct. 4 Stevie Wonder's ex-girlfriend has filed a $30 million palimony lawsuit against him…

  5. Vincent Cleans Up At Bluegrass Awards

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rhonda Vincent claimed a chunk of what was supposed to be the year of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" for herself last night (Oct. 4), winning three awards including entertainer of the year at the annual Rhonda Vincent claimed a chunk of what was supposed to be the year of "O…

  6. Lennon Letter Fails To Sell At Auction

    October 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT An undated draft of an angry and revealing letter written by John Lennon to Paul and Linda McCartney after the Beatles' 1970 split failed to sell yesterday (Oct. 4) at an auction in London. Christie's An undated draft of an angry and revealing letter written by John Lennon to Paul…

  7. Billboard Bits: Bonnie Raitt, SDRE, Britney/Justin

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Bonnie Raitt, SDRE, Britney/Justin Bonnie Raitt has pleaded guilty to trespassing charges from an anti-logging protest at a wood products company. The singer and 16 other activists from the Rainforest Action Network were arrested July 25 on disorderly conduct charges after refusing to…

  8. Police Investigating Sermon's Injuries

    October 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The extensive injuries sustained Sept. 25 by rapper Erick Sermon were apparently the result of a plunge from a third-story window, rather than a car accident on a rain-slicked road, as originally clai The extensive injuries sustained Sept. 25 by rapper Erick Sermon were apparently the result…

  9. Limp Bizkit Whips Up Remix Album, DVD

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT While Limp Bizkit fans may be wishing for some new material this holiday season, what they actually will get is a remix album, said to be titled "Limp Remizkit," according to a post from frontman Fred While Limp Bizkit fans may be wishing for some new material this holiday season,…

  10. Jennifer Lopez Married In California

    October 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez, wearing one of her trademark gowns with plunging neckline and low-cut back, married dancer and choreographer Cris Judd in a very private ceremony Saturday night at a pri Singer/actress Jennifer Lopez, wearing one of her trademark gowns with plunging neckline and…

  11. Erick Sermon Stable After Car Accident

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Erick Sermon was in critical but stable condition today (Sept. 28) after slamming his Mercedes-Benz into a cement divider on a highway. Sermon, 32, suffered broken bones and internal bleeding a Rapper Erick Sermon was in critical but stable condition today (Sept. 28) after slamming his…

  12. Hanson Files Suit Vs. MP3.com

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chrysalis Records and teen pop outfit Hanson have filed copyright infringement lawsuits against Vivendi Universal's online subsidiary MP3.com, Billboard Bulletin reports. The suits, which were filed i Chrysalis Records and teen pop outfit Hanson have filed copyright infringement lawsuits…

  13. Hip-Hop Advocates Head To Washington

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The political establishment may not be ready for it, but Capitol Hill had better prepare itself for its first injection of hip-hop politics. Today (Sept. 28), a group of hip-hop impresarios are schedu The political establishment may not be ready for it, but Capitol Hill had better prepare…

  14. Billboard Bits: Dave Matthews, Top Of The Pops, and more

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Dave Matthews, Top Of The Pops, and more Dave Matthews will play a solo show Oct. 25 at the Union Chapel in London as part of the Q Awards Week of Gigs, marking the magazine's annual awards show, set for Oct. 29. Despite their multi-million selling success in North America,…

  15. McGuinn Returns To Folk Roots On 'Treasures'

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As the leader of the Byrds, Roger McGuinn spent much of the '60s reconstructing folk music by applying to it the backbeat and textures of rock. More than three decades later, he is performing an almos As the leader of the Byrds, Roger McGuinn spent much of the '60s reconstructing…

  16. Jay Farrar Spreads His Solo Wings

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Explaining the dissolution of alt-country faves Son Volt, singer/songwriter Jay Farrar, the band's former leader, has no dramatic stories to tell. After the lauded group finished its final tour early Explaining the dissolution of alt-country faves Son Volt, singer/songwriter Jay Farrar,…

  17. Marley Song Launches XM Satellite Radio Feed

    September 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The voice of the late Bob Marley ushered satellite radio on the air yesterday (Sept. 25), promising listeners greater variety on the dial -- for a price. Hugh Panero, president of XM Satellite Radio, The voice of the late Bob Marley ushered satellite radio on the air yesterday (Sept. 25),…

  18. Billboard Bits: Alanis Morissette, Megadeth, Kiss

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Alanis Morissette, Megadeth, Kiss Alanis Morissette has named her upcoming album and is offering one of its tracks for free download. The Canadian vocalist's third Maverick set, tentatively due Nov. 13, will be titled "Under Rug Swept." Fans can access a streaming Real…

  19. Manson Pleads Not Guilty To Sexual Misconduct

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Shock rocker Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner) was arraigned Friday in Clarkston, Mich., on a sexual misconduct charge stemming from allegations that he gyrated against the neck and head of a s Shock rocker Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner) was arraigned Friday in Clarkston,…

  20. Outkast, Sum 41, Rock For 'Hawk'

    September 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Video gamers may have to until Oct. 30 to get the new Tony Hawk PlayStation 2 game, but on Oct. 16, Maverick and Activision will fuel the hype by releasing a "soundtrack" of sorts. Previously released Video gamers may have to until Oct. 30 to get the new Tony Hawk PlayStation 2 game…

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