1. Breaking & Entering

    June 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Fountains Of Wayne, Mest and Grandaddy. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. WAYNE'S WORLD: The peppy power-pop of New York-based quartet…

  2. Ross Appears In Court On DUI Charges

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Diana Ross told a Tucson, Ariz., municipal court judge that she felt forced into taking a breath test during a traffic stop last year. The 58-year-old pop diva and her lawyer, Stephen Paul Barnard, ar Diana Ross told a Tucson, Ariz., municipal court judge that she felt forced into taking a…

  3. All Tomorrow's Parties Solidifies L.A. Plans

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival has solidified its lineup. The Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival, which was postponed until Sept. 26-28 due to "sluggish ticket sales," has solidified its lineup. Among the…

  4. Radiohead Unveils North American Dates

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Radiohead has confirmed 19 North American tour dates for late summer and early fall. As first tipped here, the first leg will begin Aug. 13 outside Boston, with support from Stephen Malkmus and the Ji Radiohead has confirmed 19 North American tour dates for late summer and early fall. As…

  5. Poll: Fans Split On Embellished Marley Cuts

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Sentiment is nearly split on plans by Bob Marley's family to make an album based on enhanced versions of recently unearthed raw recordings of the reggae legend, according to a Billboard.com poll. Of 2 Sentiment is nearly split on plans by Bob Marley's family to make an album based…

  6. Deftones Stir Up Suspense

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com After gradually building its fan base for several years, the garage-skater-band-turned-Grammy Award-decorated Deftones have returned to the upper regions of The Billboard 200 with their self-titled fourth album. To build anticipation for the music…

  7. L.A. All Tomorrow's Parties Fest Postponed

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival, originally set for June 20-22, has been postponed until the fall. A spokesperson says ticket sales had been "sluggish" for the alt The Los Angeles edition of the All Tomorrow's Parties (ATP) festival,…

  8. Malkmus To Open Radiohead Summer Tour

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus and his band the Jicks will open the first leg of Radiohead's upcoming North American tour. Former Pavement frontman Stephen Malkmus and his band the Jicks will open the first leg of Radiohead's upcoming North American tour. The initial…

  9. Deftones

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Savvy alt-metal workaholics the Deftones did not rush into recording the follow-up to their breakthrough Grammy Award-winning, 2000 platinum album, White Pony. Savvy alt-metal workaholics the Deftones did not rush into recording the follow-up to their breakthrough Grammy Award-winning, 2000…

  10. 'Celebrate Brooklyn' Sets Summer Lineup

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The 25th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series has announced its slate of shows for the next few months, with artists such as Joan Armatrading, Mos Def, Stephen Malkmus; Rufus Wainwright, K The 25th annual Celebrate Brooklyn! summer concert series has announced its slate of shows…

  11. Ross' Lawyer Wants Breath Tests Thrown Out

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Diana Ross' attorney in a drunken driving case is asking a judge to throw out breath test results and statements the singer made to police on the night she was arrested. Ross, 59, was arrested Dec. 30 Diana Ross' attorney in a drunken driving case is asking a judge to throw out…

  12. Cockburn Makes 'Best Record' With 27th Set

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Three decades into his career as a solo singer/songwriter, Bruce Cockburn continues to redefine himself musically on his 27th album, "You've Never Seen Everything." Scheduled for a June 10 release in North America, "You'…

  13. Rapper Camoflauge Fatally Shot

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Camoflauge (real name: Jason Johnson), whose homespun albums made him a celebrity in Savannah, Ga., while flirting with greater fame, was fatally shot while walking with his toddler son outside Rapper Camoflauge (real name: Jason Johnson), whose homespun albums made him a celebrity in…

  14. Hot Product

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Deftones Def Jams California hard rock outfit the Deftones returns from a three-year break with a new self-titled studio album, due this week from Maverick/Warner Bros. The 11-track set is led by the single "Minerva," which is No. 12 on Billboard's Modern Rock Tracks airplay…

  15. Wainwright, Breeders Rock With Hedwig

    May 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Off Records is eyeing a fall release for "Wig in a Box," a benefit album featuring indie-rock all-stars taking on songs from the musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." The list of contributors is headed Off Records is eyeing a fall release for "Wig in a Box," a…

  16. Family Plans Release Of Unearthed Marley Cuts

    May 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The family of Bob Marley has discovered a batch of unheard recordings by the reggae icon that may be used as the basis for an album partially produced in the same style as the mid-1990s Beatles single The family of Bob Marley has discovered a batch of unheard recordings by the reggae icon…

  17. Dixie Chicks Fans Cheer At Tour Opener

    May 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A sold-out crowd cheered, danced, and sang along during the Dixie Chicks' North American tour kick-off concert in Greenville, S.C., last night (May 1). Fans showed little concern for the controversy t A sold-out crowd cheered, danced, and sang along during the Dixie Chicks' North…

  18. No Summary Judgment In RIAA Suit Vs. P2P Services

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a blow to the entertainment industry, a federal judge in Los Angeles on Friday denied the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) motion for summary judgment in its copyright-infringemen In a blow to the entertainment industry, a federal judge in Los Angeles on Friday…

  19. Update: Jane's Addiction Inks With Capitol

    April 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT After months of speculation, Jane's Addiction has signed a new deal with Capitol Records, frontman Perry Farrell tells Billboard.com. After months of speculation, Jane's Addiction has signed a new deal with Capitol Records, frontman Perry Farrell tells Billboard.com. The group will…

  20. Red Star Shines On 'Def Jamaica'

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The third album in the Red Star Sounds series, released through the non-profit Heineken Music Initiative in a joint venture with Island Def Jam Music Group, is due in August. The album, to be titled " The third album in the Red Star Sounds series, released through the non-profit Heineken…

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