1. Riot Act

    November 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST A decade after grunge redefined the rock landscape, the genre's ringleaders—Pearl Jam, Nirvana, ex-Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (now with Audioslave), and ex-Screaming Trees singer Mark L A decade after grunge redefined the rock landscape, the genre's ringleaders—Pearl Jam,…

  2. After A Rough Start, Audioslave Prepares To Cruise

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted and expanded from the magazine for Billboard.com. If someone were to draft a how-to manual on forming a rock supergroup, it might behoove them to take note of the lessons learned by Audioslave this year. The in-your-wildest-dreams quartet comprising ex-Soundgarden frontman Chris…

  3. Poll: Elliott Tops Nov. 12 Shopping Lists

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST As the holiday season bears down on us, record labels are pulling out their big guns, and of the high profile albums released last week, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott's "Under Construction" (Elektra) is As the holiday season bears down on us, record labels are pulling…

  4. Hot Product

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Ja Rule, matchbox twenty, Audioslave, Toni Braxton, and more. Don't Tempt Me, Sir! Will Smith may be "Mr. July," but this month fellow rapper/actor Ja Rule may be dubbed "Mr. November." With the Nov. 19 release of his fourth Murder Inc./Def…

  5. Eminem Controls Billboard Charts

    November 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Eminem's "Lose Yourself" commands Billboard's Hot 100 for a third-straight week, as the rapper rides high in the worlds of both music and movies. His first major feature film, "8 Mile," is No. 1 at th Eminem's "Lose Yourself" commands Billboard&…

  6. Audioslave Rocks The Mic With DMX

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Audioslave -- the band combining Rage Against The Machine's Brad Wilk, Tom Morello, and Tim Commerford with Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell -- have written and recorded a pair of songs with rapper Audioslave -- the band combining Rage Against The Machine's Brad Wilk, Tom Morello,…

  7. Pearl Jam To Rock Seattle Benefit

    October 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam will on Dec. 8 play its first hometown show since October 2001 with a benefit concert at Seattle's Key Arena. Guitarist Mike McCready told local radio station KNDD today (Oct. 23) that proce Pearl Jam will on Dec. 8 play its first hometown show since October 2001 with a benefit…

  8. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses the achievements Elvis Presley, James Brown, Queen, Jackson Brown, Linda Ronstadt, India.Arie, Nirvana, Pearl Jam, and Audioslave. LONG LIVE THE KING: You can throw out your old record-books and write some new ones: Elvis Presley is No.…

  9. UMG Settlement Could Mean Millions For Courtney

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last week, Courtney Love is nearing a settlement with Universal Music Group's Geffen Records over her highly publicized suit to get out of her recording contract, sources said. The suit As tipped here last week, Courtney Love is nearing a settlement with Universal Music…

  10. Audioslave Album Bumped Up A Week

    September 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The self-titled debut from Audioslave, featuring Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell and the remaining members of Rage Against The Machine, will be released Nov. 19 via Epic. The self-titled debut from Audioslave, featuring Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell and the remaining members of Rage…

  11. Cornell, Rage Project Back On Track

    September 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The on-again, off-again collaboration between Chris Cornell and the remaining members of Rage Against The Machine is back on. The group, now christened Audioslave, is shooting for a Nov. 26 release fo The on-again, off-again collaboration between Chris Cornell and the remaining members of…

  12. Poll: Fans Split On Rage's Future

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT There's no quick remedy fans can offer the remaining members of Rage Against The Machine now that former Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell has exited the picture, according to a Billboard.com poll. There's no quick remedy fans can offer the remaining members of Rage Against The…

  13. Cornell Quitting Post-Rage Project?

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chris Cornell has left the new, as-yet-unnamed band he formed with Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello, Brad Wilk, and Tim Commerford, according to reports. The surprising news comes just days afte Chris Cornell has left the new, as-yet-unnamed band he formed with Rage Against The…

  14. Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

    February 23, 2001 12:00 AM EST Billboard goes behind the scenes of the 43rd annual Grammys to find out what the evening's big winners -- including Steely Dan, Rage Against The Machine, Faith Hill, and Toni Braxton -- have in store. Billboard reporters Larry Flick, Gail Mitchell, Chris Morris, and Melinda Newman offer…

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