1. Music Detected

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Longtime fans of Deep Forest will be more than a little startled by the initial strains of opening track "Endangered Species," which interweaves aggressive fuzz-guitar riffs with a thunderous, arena-s Longtime fans of Deep Forest will be more than a little startled by the initial…

  2. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Kenny Gamble, Faith Hill, and Herbert Groenemeyer. TAKING A GAMBLE: Kenny Gamble had his first songwriting credit on Billboard's Hot 100 the week of Nov. 21, 1964, when a soulful slice of Philadelphia pop called "The 81" by Candy & the Kisses debuted…

  3. Widespread Panic Sticks With Festival Plan

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of last weekend's death of founding guitarist Michael Houser, renowned jam band Widespread Panic will go on with its Seven Fiddlers Music Festival this weekend as planned. The finale of th In the wake of last weekend's death of founding guitarist Michael Houser, renowned…

  4. This Day in Music

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>'N Sync unveils a room dedicated in its honor at the Orlando, Fla., branch of the Ronald McDonald house. Orlando Mayor Glenda E. Hood presents 'N Sync with ceremonial keys to the city. 2000 - 'N Sync unveils a room dedicated in its honor at the Orlando…

  5. Lance Bass Faces Space Trip Deadline

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Lance Bass' space voyage is at risk while Hollywood dealmakers and Russian bureaucrats squabble over payment for the pop idol's $20 million trip. "We have a contract, but we don't have any money," Rus Lance Bass' space voyage is at risk while Hollywood dealmakers…

  6. Sun Keeps 'Rockin' On Home Video

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The documentary "Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records" will be released Oct. 1 on DVD/VHS via Image Entertainment. The documentary "Good Rockin' Tonight: The Legacy of Sun Records" will be released Oct. 1 on DVD/VHS via Image Entertainment. The film,…

  7. 33TunesOnTV

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Aug. 12-18, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 12 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artists: David Bowie, Moby (also scheduled: Seann William Scott). "Last Call With Carson…

  8. Widespread Panic Guitarist Houser Dead At 40

    August 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic, died yesterday (Aug. 10) at his home in Athens from complications related to pancreatic cancer. He was 40. Guitarist Michael Houser, a founding member of the Georgia-based jam band Widespread Panic,…

  9. NASA: 'N Sync Idol Wants Space Shot

    August 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT NASA's heard it through the grapevine: 'N Sync singer Lance Bass is close to clinching a deal with the Russians to fly to the international space station this fall. Dianne Murphy, a space station mana NASA's heard it through the grapevine: 'N Sync singer Lance Bass is…

  10. This Day in Music

    August 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz trumpeters, dies in Gosport, Hampshire. He is 90. Gonella led one of the most popular dance bands of the '30s and was regarded by some a 1998 - Nat Gonella, one of Britain's most respected jazz…

  11. Hot Product

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Trick Daddy, Allison Moorer, Jarvis Church, and more. 'Holiday' Inn Everyone knows rapper Trick Daddy loves a good party. But for his latest Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic release, "Thug Holiday," the Miami native makes a notable shift in his career. …

  12. Mario

    August 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With the recent revival in teen R&B, it might be easy for an act to get lost in the shuffle. With the recent revival in teen R&B, it might be easy for an act to get lost in the shuffle. J newcomer Mario has nothing to worry about, thanks to an impressive eponymous debut. For starters,…

  13. Daybreaker

    August 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On her third studio release—which features production by Ben Watt and William Orbit, among others—Beth Orton continues blending organic and electronic sounds, mixing them to an often ent On her third studio release—which features production by Ben Watt and William Orbit, among others—Beth…

  14. Irish Rock, Dance Artists Team For Charity

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The cream of Ireland's independent rock and dance artists have joined together for the charity album "Collaborations: The Best of the Irish Independent Music Scene." Profits raised from the set, relea The cream of Ireland's independent rock and dance artists have joined…

  15. India.Arie Prepping Sophomore 'Voyage'

    August 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Breakthrough R&B/soul artist Indie.Arie has set a Sept. 24 release date for her sophomore Motown album, "Voyage to India." First single "Little Things" debuts tomorrow (Aug. 2) on AOL Music's Firs Breakthrough R&B/soul artist Indie.Arie has set a Sept. 24…

  16. Dreamland

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rare among '70s hard-rockers, Led Zeppelin icon Robert Plant has led an exemplary solo career, with his previous six albums all marked by broad musical sympathies, exquisite taste, and a yen for exper Rare among '70s hard-rockers, Led Zeppelin icon Robert Plant has led an exemplary…

  17. Imbizo

    July 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT South Africa native and social activist Sharon Katz formed the Peace Train band in 1993. South Africa native and social activist Sharon Katz formed the Peace Train band in 1993. This is the first Peace Train album released to an international audience. As a singer/songwriter, Katz's…

  18. 2002 MTV Video Music Award nominees

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MTV Video Music Award nominees Here are the 2002 MTV Video Music Award nominees, to be awarded Aug. 29 at New York's Radio City Music Hall. Best video of the year: "Gone," 'N Sync (Jive) "Without Me," Eminem (Aftermath /Shady/Interscope) "In the End,…

  19. Ashanti Is Soul Train's Leading 'Lady'

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With five nominations, including best R&B/soul or rap new artist for her single "Foolish," Ashanti leads the field for this year's Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards. The late Aaliyah earned four nomi With five nominations, including best R&B/soul or rap new artist for her…

  20. 2002 Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards Nominees

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards Nominees Here are the nominees for the eighth annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, which will be handed out Aug. 24 at the Pasadena (Calif.) Civic Auditorium: Best R&B/soul single, solo: "Rock the Boat," Aaliyah "A Woman's Worth,…

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