1. CHART BEAT CHAT

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers questions about the state of commercial singles and the U.S. music market. SINGLE AGAIN Hello, There is so much disgust that I have for the record companies these days regarding singles, these are just some of my thoughts on the…

  2. Eclectic Artists Line Up For Voodoo Experience

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Macy Gray, 311, and Blind Boys Of Alabama are among the initial artists announced for the fourth annual Voodoo Music Experience. Set for Nov. 2 in New Orleans City Park, the event will feature more th Macy Gray, 311, and Blind Boys Of Alabama are among the initial artists announced for the…

  3. This Day in Music

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause of death is not announced, though Crack is understood to have undergone treatment for psychiatric problems in th 2001 - Atari Teenage Riot co-founder Carl Crack dies at the age of 30. The cause…

  4. Panic Plans Tour, Posthumous Houser Album

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Athens, Ga.-based jam band Widespread Panic has confirmed a short Southeastern U.S. tour that will open with a trio of shows at New Orleans' UNO Lakefront Arena. The 13-date run kick off on Halloween Athens, Ga.-based jam band Widespread Panic has confirmed a short Southeastern U.S. tour…

  5. Gilmour Video Brings Solo Shows Home

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A video document of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour's three-night solo stand at London's Royal Festival Hall in January will be released Nov. 5 on DVD/VHS via Capitol. A video document of Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour's three-night solo stand at London's Royal…

  6. Unwritten Law Guitarist Injured By Bomb

    September 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Unwritten Law guitarist Steve Morris was injured last week by a bomb allegedly planted at his California home by a vindictive neighbor. Morris suffered a concussion and fluid build-up in his ears, for Unwritten Law guitarist Steve Morris was injured last week by a bomb allegedly planted at…

  7. Another Sweet Mess

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Vivacious Santa Barbara, Calif., songstress Kirstin Candy's first album with major distribution (following a pair of self-releases) shows an uncommon command of self-penned pop-rock, expertly produced Vivacious Santa Barbara, Calif., songstress Kirstin Candy's first album with major…

  8. Clapton Straps Into 'One More' Live Album

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eric Clapton will release a double-disc live album and a separate DVD under the title "One More Car, One More Rider," Nov. 5 via Reprise/Duck. The audio discs wee recorded last year at Los Angeles' St Eric Clapton will release a double-disc live album and a separate DVD under…

  9. Metallica's Hetfield Donates Parkland

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT James Hetfield is officially a benefactor of the Marin County, Calif., park system, as county supervisors have agreed to accept a 438.5-acre easement from the Metallica singer/guitarist. James Hetfield is officially a benefactor of the Marin County, Calif., park system, as county supervisors…

  10. Billboard Bits: White Auction, Petty/Lifehouse, Ludacris

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Timothy White Auction, Petty/Lifehouse, Ludacris Autographed Fender and Martin guitars are among the items available at an online auction to benefit the family of former Billboard editor in chief Timothy White, who died June 27. The guitars are signed by the artists participating in…

  11. Country Music Association (CMA) Awards Nominations

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards. Here are the nominees for the 36th annual Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, which will be presented at Nov. 6 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville and broadcast on CBS. ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Brooks & Dunn…

  12. This Day in Music

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Graeme ""Shirley"" Strachan, singer of '70s Australian glam band Skyhooks, dies in a helicopter crash. He is 49. 2001 - Graeme ""Shirley"" Strachan, singer of '70s Australian glam band Skyhooks, dies in a helicopter…

  13. 35ask

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers questions on the Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter, the 2002 Billboard Music Awards, and Madonna. BACKSTREETER'S BACK Keith, I was wondering if you could give me an exact date of the release of Nick Carter's solo album "Now or Never?" I…

  14. Lifehouse Continues Its 'Climb' To The Top

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When it comes to Lifehouse's sophomore effort, "Stanley Climbfall," due Sept. 17 via DreamWorks, frontman/songwriter Jason Wade has no intention of hanging on a moment in time. "Hanging by a Moment" is the smash single…

  15. 35TunesOnTV

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 26 "Intimate Portrait," Lifetime Featured Artist: Lee Ann Womack. "Behind the Music 5th Anniversary: Most Shocking Moments," VH1…

  16. Frank Sinatra in Hollywood (1940-1964)

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Exquisitely presented and painstakingly assembled, this six-CD retrospective of Sinatra's contributions to the music of film is exhaustive in its completeness. Exquisitely presented and painstakingly assembled, this six-CD retrospective of Sinatra's contributions to the music of…

  17. Underworld Takes 'Days' On Tour

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering U.K. electronica duo Underworld has lined up a short North American tour in support of its new V2 studio album, "A Hundred Days Off." Pioneering U.K. electronica duo Underworld has lined up a short North American tour in support of its new V2 studio album , "A…

  18. CHART BEAT CHAT

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about the Dixie Chicks, commercial and import singles, "American Idol," long artist names, female hitmakers, and Madonna. IS 'GONE' GONE? Hey Fred! What an exciting day! I just looked at the new…

  19. Remaining 3LW Members Deny Allegations

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT LW members Adrienne Bailon and Kiely Williams are denying allegations by Naturi Naughton that she was forced out of the R&B trio. As reported yesterday, Naughton recently said in an interview wit 3LW members Adrienne Bailon and Kiely Williams are denying allegations by Naturi Naughton…

  20. Update: Pearl Jam Heads Back To 'Mine'

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam has selected "I Am Mine" as the first single from its upcoming seventh Epic studio album, due Nov. 12, a week earlier than its original date. Pearl Jam has selected "I Am Mine" as the first single from its upcoming seventh Epic studio album , due Nov. 12, a week…

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