1. Butthole Surfers Get 'Weird'

    August 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Butthole Surfers' forthcoming album, "Weird Revolution," due Aug. 28 via Hollywood Records, is a return to raucous, experimental form for the band, one that could delight both followers of the gro Throughout the 20-year span of their career, the Butthole Surfers have not so…

  2. Isleys, Jadakiss, Aaron Burst Onto Album Chart

    August 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B stalwarts the Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley aka Mr. Biggs march to a career-best debut of No. 3 on The Billboard 200 this week with "Eternal" (DreamWorks/Interscope), one of four album R&B stalwarts the Isley Brothers featuring Ronald Isley aka Mr. Biggs march to…

  3. Lit Tour To Follow Gravity Games Concert

    August 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Lit will kick off a U.S. tour Sept. 9 with a concert at the annual Gravity Games in Providence, R.I. Supported by Sound of Urchin, Lit's appearance will follow concerts by the Mighty M Modern rock act Lit will kick off a U.S. tour Sept. 9 with a concert at the annual…

  4. Wilco Freed From Reprise, Plans Short Tour

    August 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here last month, Chicago rock outfit Wilco has officially confirmed its split with Reprise Records after three studio albums. The band will retain the rights to the recently completed album As tipped here last month , Chicago rock outfit Wilco has officially confirmed its split with…

  5. Waterboys Plan First U.S. Tour In A Decade

    August 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Mike Scott will bring his latest version of the Waterboys stateside for the band's first U.S. tour in more than 10 years. Kicking off Sept. 22 at the Celtic Festival in Denver, the trek comes in suppo Mike Scott will bring his latest version of the Waterboys stateside for the band's…

  6. Amos Taking 'Strange Little Girls' On The Road

    August 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Armed with only a piano, Tori Amos will support her upcoming Atlantic album, "Strange Little Girls," with a North American tour due to kick off Sept. 28 in West Palm Beach, Fla. As previously reported Armed with only a piano, Tori Amos will support her upcoming Atlantic album, "…

  7. Modest Mouse Gears Up For Tour With New EP

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Indie rock outfit Modest Mouse has lined up more than a month's worth of U.S. tour dates in support of a new EP, "Everywhere and His Nasty Parlor Tricks." The eight-song set, due Sept. 25 from Epic, i Indie rock outfit Modest Mouse has lined up more than a month's worth of…

  8. Hot Product

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from the Ozzfest tour, Phoebe Snow, the Derailers, a Twisted Sister tribute set, and more. The 'Ozz' Strikes Back "Ozzfest 2001 - The Second Millennium" (Epic) culls from live performances on this summer's ongoing Ozzfest hard rock festival tour.…

  9. Blues Traveler To Kick Off Second Summer Run

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Following a July slate of tour dates that included the band's annual concert at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colo., Blues Traveler will kick off the second leg of its summer tour Aug. 18 in Following a July slate of tour dates that included the band's annual concert at…

  10. Chicks To Headline Pediatric AIDS Benefit

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Country trio the Dixie Chicks have signed on to headline the inaugural Texas Twilight Gala to benefit pediatric AIDS charities. The group will perform an acoustic set with the Austin Symphony Orchestr Country trio the Dixie Chicks have signed on to headline the inaugural Texas Twilight Gala…

  11. 'NOW' Holds 'N Sync To 1 Week At No. 1

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The seventh volume of the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" (EMI/Universal/Sony/Zomba/Virgin) hit compilation series sold 621,000 copies in the U.S. in its first week, according to SoundScan, more than The seventh volume of the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" (EMI…

  12. Counting Crows To Tour Into November

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT What began as a short West Coast tour for modern rock act Counting Crows has been extended through early November. The trek, hitting largely college campuses, resumes Aug. 18 near Denver and is schedu What began as a short West Coast tour for modern rock act Counting Crows has been extended…

  13. Travis To Tour North America With Remy Zero

    August 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Scottish rock outfit Travis will return to North America for a month-long headlining tour with fellow rockers Remy Zero in tow. The trek will begin Sept. 29 in Montreal and wrap Oct. 25 in San Francis Scottish rock outfit Travis will return to North America for a month-long headlining tour…

  14. The Anglo Files

    August 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT So Solid Crew emerges with its "21 Seconds" single, plus stories on Brother Brown, DMC/Technics Mixing Championships, Grandmaster Flash, and Rollerblade. So Solid Sells Sales indicators show that South London collective So Solid Crew is likely to enter the U.K. charts at No. 1 with…

  15. So Blu

    August 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT While there's no such thing as a sure thing, newcomer Blu Cantrell's odds of sticking around are far from a long shot, judging by this debut. While there's no such thing as a sure thing, newcomer Blu Cantrell's odds of sticking around are far from a long shot, judging by…

  16. Watt Enlists Trio For Fall U.S. Tour

    August 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Punk icon and van-touring heavyweight Mike Watt is hitting the road again this fall with a new three-piece band for a herculean 50 shows in 52 nights. Fresh off a globe-spanning tour with J. Mascis an Punk icon and van-touring heavyweight Mike Watt is hitting the road again this fall with a…

  17. Built To Spill Lines Up Fall Tour

    July 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock trio Built to Spill will embark on a U.S. tour Sept. 4 in Minneapolis. The trek, which comes in support of the group's latest Warner Bros. album "Ancient Melodies of the Future," is due to Modern rock trio Built to Spill will embark on a U.S. tour Sept. 4 in…

  18. Incubus Plans U.S. Tour

    July 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Incubus will hit the road Sept. 14 in advance of its fourth studio album, "Morning View" (Immortal/Epic). The tour will kick off at the Meadowbrook Amphtheatre in Gilford, N.H., and co Modern rock act Incubus will hit the road Sept. 14 in advance of its fourth studio…

  19. Hot Product

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Blue Cantrell, Bilal, Sam Phillips, the Crystal Method, and more. 'Blu' In The Face For Arista newcomer Blu Cantrell, a serious car accident involving her sister opened the door to a musical career. The Providence, R.I., native went with her family to…

  20. Cave Stirs Bad Seeds For U.S. Tour

    July 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have lined up a fall U.S. tour that will kick off Sept. 18 in Los Angeles and wrap Oct. 9 in Austin, Texas. The trek comes in support of Cave's most recent Reprise album, " Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have lined up a fall U.S. tour that will kick off Sept…

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