1. The Datsuns Bolster Their Rep On The Road

    March 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. If the essence of rock'n'roll is the live performance, then V2 Records freshmen the Datsuns are about as purebred as they come. The band's nonstop touring is sending the rockers around the world in a whirl of wailing guitars and…

  2. Mooney Suzuki To Headline 'Advance Warning' Trek

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Mooney Suzuki, known to most for its version of "Don't Fence Me In" heard in a Nike TV commercial, will headline the upcoming Advanced Warning tour. Slated to kick off March 13 during the annual S The Mooney Suzuki, known to most for its version of "Don't Fence Me…

  3. Billboard Bits: Watershed Four, Anthrax, Old Settlers

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Watershed Four, Anthrax, Old Settlers Melissa Etheridge and LeAnn Rimes have been added to the Watershed Four Festival, which, as previously reported , will be held Aug. 30-31 in Walkerton, Ontario. Etheridge will perform on the first night along with ZZ Top, Our Lady Peace, Merle…

  4. Trail Of Dead Reveals 'Secrets' On New EP

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock quartet ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead will release a four-song EP of new material April 1 via Interscope. The set, "The Secret Of Elena's Tomb," features the newly recorded Modern rock quartet ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead will release…

  5. TRUSTcompany Set For Cutty Tour

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hard rock act TRUSTcompany will headline the 5th annual Cutty Rock the Boat tour, due to kick off March 12 in Springfield, Mo., and wrap April 18 in Baton Rouge, La. Among the bands that will support Hard rock act TRUSTcompany will headline the 5th annual Cutty Rock the Boat tour, due to kick…

  6. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Judas Priest, Blixa Blargeld

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, Judas Priest, Blixa Blargeld Bruce Springsteen's three announced concerts at New Jersey's Giants Stadium (July 15, 17, 18) grew to seven over the weekend with subsequent shows (July 21, 24, 26, and 27) being added in pairs as tickets sold quickly. At…

  7. 10TunesOnTV

    March 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 3-8, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MARCH 3 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: O-Town (also scheduled: George Hamilton, Jane Krakowski). "Total Request Live," MTV…

  8. Gallagher Guests On New Mississippi Allstars Set

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST The North Mississippi Allstars have found an unlikely collaborator in Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher, who guests on the blues-rock combo's upcoming album, "Polaris." The Allstars' follow up to 2001's The North Mississippi Allstars have found an unlikely collaborator…

  9. Yeah Yeah Yeahs Ink With Interscope

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Interscope has signed the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and will release the New York trio's debut album, tentatively titled "Fever to Tell," on April 29. The critically lauded art-punk act will kick off a headlini Interscope has signed the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and will release the New York trio&…

  10. David Gray Sets Summer U.S. Tour

    February 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fresh off a 15-date North American tour that earlier this year saw him sell out such famed venues as New York's Madison Square Garden, U.K. singer/songwriter David Gray has unveiled plans to return to Fresh off a 15-date North American tour that earlier this year saw him sell out such…

  11. 09TunesOnTV

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 24-March 2, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 24 "Direct Effect," MTV Featured Artists: TLC, 50 Cent. "VH1 All Access: Real-Life Groupies," VH1 Featured Artists: Unwritten Law. "…

  12. Dixie Chicks Slate North American Tour

    February 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Dixie Chicks will hit the road May 1 on a 52-date North American tour. The country trio will start the Top of the World tour in Greenville, S.C., and not let up through to an Aug. 4 finale in Nash The Dixie Chicks will hit the road May 1 on a 52-date North American tour. The country trio…

  13. Yorn Yearns To Tour

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Pete Yorn will hit the road at the end of April in support of his forthcoming album "Day I Forgot," due April 15 via Columbia. The tour will kick off April 21 in San Francisco, playi Singer/songwriter Pete Yorn will hit the road at the end of April in support of…

  14. Ride Principals Look Back On 'OX4'

    February 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST Seven years on from the group's demise, former Ride frontman Mark Gardener is gearing up support the recent release of "OX4-The Best of Ride" with an acoustic tour of the U.S. While dates for the Marc Seven years on from the group's demise, former Ride frontman Mark…

  15. Sigur Ros Unveils U.S. Tour Plans

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST Icelandic rock outfit Sigur Ros will kick off a spring U.S. tour with a March 15-16 stand in Boston. The group is in the midst of a European jaunt that hits Hamburg tomorrow (Feb. 15) and will run thr Icelandic rock outfit Sigur Ros will kick off a spring U.S. tour with a March 15-16 stand in…

  16. This Day in Music

    February 14, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Mick Tucker, drummer from the 1970s glam band Sweet, dies after a lengthy battle against leukemia. He is 54. 2002 - Mick Tucker, drummer from the 1970s glam band Sweet, dies after a lengthy battle against leukemia. He is 54. 2001 - Prince launches a subscription…

  17. Astralwerks Remixes The Faint

    February 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nebraska-based new wave revival act the Faint will release a remixed version of its critically lauded 2001 album, "Danse Macabre," March 25 via Astralwerks. The newly reworked disc, originally release Nebraska-based new wave revival act the Faint will release a remixed version of…

  18. Norah Jones Heads 'Away' On Summer Tour

    February 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Norah Jones has slated a tour that will find the jazzy newcomer on the road in North America throughout the summer. The dates kick off June 6 in Fort Myers, Fla., and run through an Aug. 16 appearance Norah Jones has slated a tour that will find the jazzy newcomer on the road in North America…

  19. 2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 2003 Billboard/Monitor Radio Awards, presented Feb. 8 at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami Beach. The awards honor radio stations, programmers, and personalities. Radio Station of the Year: Adult Contemporary- Major Market:…

  20. 07TunesOnTV

    February 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related television listings for Feb. 10-16, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 10 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Goo Goo Dolls (also scheduled: Brendan Fraser). "We're a Happy Family - A…

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