1. Tenacious D Balancing Film, Touring

    November 16, 2001 12:00 AM EST The comedic rock duo Tenacious D -- Jack Black and Kyle Gass -- is finally tasting the success it has been bragging about for years. While its self-titled Epic debut is at No. 105 in its seventh week The comedic rock duo Tenacious D -- Jack Black and Kyle Gass -- is finally tasting the…

  2. Billboard Bits: Alicia Keys, Angie Stone, Sun Records

    November 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Alicia Keys, Angie Stone, and a Sun Records tribute concert. Alicia Keys is the latest performer to sign on for the 2001 Billboard Music Awards. Keys joins previously announced performers 'N Sync, Tim McGraw, and Shaggy on the bill at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas…

  3. Weezer's 'Midget' Tour Keeps Growing

    October 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Weezer has confirmed 13 dates for its Extended Midget tour, which, as previously reported, will feature fellow modern rockers Jimmy Eat World and comedy rock duo Tenacious D in the opening slots. The Weezer has confirmed 13 dates for its Extended Midget tour, which, as previously reported ,…

  4. Elton To Host Star-Studded AIDS Benefit

    October 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Elton John has set Dec. 12 as the date for The Concert - 20 Years of AIDS," an all-star event to benefit <A HREF=" http://www.apla.org" TARGET="new">AIDS Project Los Angeles</A> and the <A HREF="http: Elton John has set Dec. 12 as the date for The…

  5. Benefit Update: Beasties, NYC, Country Freedom

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Beastie Boys have added a second night to their New Yorkers Against Violence benefit concert, to be held Oct. 29 at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom. While the veteran hip-hop trio and Pakistani vo The Beastie Boys have added a second night to their New Yorkers Against Violence…

  6. Warren Haynes Flourishes As He Keeps The Mule Alive

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's the not knowing whether or not the rug may suddenly be pulled out from under his feet that has helped make Warren Haynes perhaps the hardest-working man on the so-called jam-band circuit. It's the not knowing whether or not the rug may suddenly be pulled out from under his feet…

  7. Comcast To Air Benefit Featuring Springsteen, Bon Jovi

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Alliance of Neighbors benefit concert featuring Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Phoebe Snow, and Joan Jett will be broadcast live Friday (Oct. 19) via Philadelphia-based cable television provider The Alliance of Neighbors benefit concert featuring Bruce Springsteen, Jon Bon Jovi, Phoebe…

  8. Billboard Bits: United We Stand, De La Soul, Slade

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on United We Stand, De La Soul, Slade Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Goo Goo Dolls, Train, and Rod Stewart are the latest additions to the United We Stand benefit concert, set for Oct. 21 at Washington, D.C.'s RFK Stadium. They join previously confirmed performers such as Michael…

  9. More Superstars Confirmed For 'Concert for New York'

    October 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran rock artists Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, and Billy Joel are among those newly confirmed to participate in the Concert for New York, set for Oct. 20 at New York's Madison Square Garden. Latin su Veteran rock artists Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, and Billy Joel are among those newly…

  10. World Tunes In To Fundraising Telethon

    September 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Nearly 60 million people in the United States watched music and film stars pay tribute to real-life heroes during an unprecedented benefit for victims of the terrorist attacks. The telethon was shown Nearly 60 million people in the United States watched music and film stars pay tribute to…

  11. More Celebs Join Relief Telethon

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Celine Dion, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Enrique Iglesias, Limp Bizkit, Sting, and U2 have been added to the talent lineup for tonight's (Sept. 21) telethon benefitting the World Trade Center and Pentag Celine Dion, Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Enrique Iglesias, Limp Bizkit, Sting,…

  12. Jermaine Dupri 'Instructs' By Example

    September 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT If anybody is drafting a blueprint for industry longevity and success, it's Jermaine Dupri. The 27-year-old producer/songwriter/artist/entrepreneur drops his sophomore solo album, "Instructions," Oct. If anybody is drafting a blueprint for industry longevity and success, it&…

  13. Gov't Mule Goes Off 'The Deep End'

    September 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gov't Mule will release "The Deep End Vol. 1," its first studio album since the <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/billboard/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=874281">August 2000 death</A> of fo Gov't Mule will release "The Deep End Vol. 1,…

  14. Juvenile Mired In Legal Troubles

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Juvenile is doing well on the Billboard chart, but not on his mortgage payments. The Bank of New York foreclosed on its loan on the rapper's Mandeville, La., home on Aug. 29 after Juvenile fail Rapper Juvenile is doing well on the Billboard chart, but not on his mortgage payments.…

  15. Deftones, Busta Join Cypress Hill's Smoke Out

    August 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The initial slate of acts for Cypress Hill's fourth annual Smoke Out festival, which this year will play dates outside of Southern California for the first time, includes hard rock act the Deftones, r The initial slate of acts for Cypress Hill's fourth annual Smoke Out festival,…

  16. Reading USA Fest Adds Six Acts

    August 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Half a dozen acts have been added to the inaugural Reading Festival USA, scheduled for Sept. 8 at the Tweeter Center at the Waterfront in Camden, N.J., and presented by U.K. concert promoter Mean Fidd Half a dozen acts have been added to the inaugural Reading Festival USA, scheduled for Sept.…

  17. matchbox Donates Tix For Charities

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A handful of front row tickets to second leg shows on matchbox twenty's ongoing U.S. tour have been donated by the band to VH1 Save the Music and Musicians on Call. Each organization will auction the A handful of front row tickets to second leg shows on matchbox twenty's ongoing U.S…

  18. Kravitz's 'Lenny' Due In October

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Lenny Kravitz has settled on his first name as the title for his sixth Virgin album. "Lenny," due Oct. 23, was produced primarily by the artist. First single "If I Could Fall In Love" is due to hit ra Lenny Kravitz has settled on his first name as the title for his sixth…

  19. The Anglo Files

    July 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Essential Festival proves to be one of Britain's best; plus Maize, Danny Tenaglia, and Thomas Brinkmann. Essential Viewing In 2001, Essential's trademark "dance and roots" policy once again helped the festival prove itself to be amongst the most discerning Britain has…

  20. Illness Forces Deftones Cancellations

    July 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Severe throat pain suffered by Deftones lead singer Chino Moreno scotched the band's hometown appearance Sunday night in Sacramento, Calif. Doctors ordered the singer -- who at one point was unable to Severe throat pain suffered by Deftones lead singer Chino Moreno scotched the band'…

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