1. Hot Product

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Britney Spears, George Strait, Tony Bennett, Faith Evans, Angie Stone, and more. Love 'Slave' Britney Spears credits production duo the Neptunes with helping to push her music into more mature and experimental territory on "Britney," her third…

  2. Bravo To Look Inside 'Musicians'

    November 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Bravo cable network will see whether its "Inside the Actors Studio" interview format translates to the world of music with "Musicians," an hour long music-themed interview show to launch next year The Bravo cable network will see whether its "Inside the Actors…

  3. Golden State

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Gavin Rossdale and company make the jump to Atlantic for their first studio effort since 1999's The Chemistry Between Us, and it shows them returning to the no-frills rock sound that fueled their 1994 Gavin Rossdale and company make the jump to Atlantic for their first studio effort…

  4. Hope Sandoval Breaks 'Bread'

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mazzy Star singer Hope Sandoval clearly doesn't like doing interviews. In New York to talk about her new solo album, "Bavarian Fruit Bread" -- released Oct. 23 by Rough Trade/Sanctuary, and credited t Mazzy Star singer Hope Sandoval clearly doesn't like doing interviews.…

  5. DMX Makes It Four Straight No. 1 Debuts

    November 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST DMX's "The Great Depression" (Ruff Ryders/Def Jam) becomes the rapper's fourth consecutive No. 1 debut on The Billboard 200, storming the chart after selling a mighty 440,000 units, according to Sound DMX's "The Great Depression" (Ruff Ryders/Def Jam)…

  6. A Halloween Homecoming For The Strokes

    October 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST A frenzy of hype continues to swarm around New York's the Strokes, perhaps the most highly touted band to come out of the Big Apple in two decades. Even if all the fuss helped the group quickly sell o A frenzy of hype continues to swarm around New York's the Strokes, perhaps the…

  7. STP Want A 'Revolution' For Charity

    October 31, 2001 12:00 AM EST Modern rock veterans Stone Temple Pilots have recorded a studio version of the Beatles' "Revolution" and will donate proceeds from its Nov. 27 release as a single to the Twin Towers Fund, which is pro Modern rock veterans Stone Temple Pilots have recorded a studio version of…

  8. Tour Likely To Celebrate Stones' 40th

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST A Rolling Stones 40th anniversary tour is looking increasingly like a go for 2002, although it is unlikely there will be any sort of firm announcement before the spring. If indeed the Stones do tour f A Rolling Stones 40th anniversary tour is looking increasingly like a go for 2002, although…

  9. Hot Product

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing albums from Michael Jackson, Lenny Kravitz, Enrique Iglesias, Jermaine Dupri, and more. Jackson's Back It's been six years since Michael Jackson released an album of new material. And, befitting the kind of hype that accompanies the self-proclaimed King of Pop's…

  10. Angie Stone Warms Up On 'Mahogany'

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST As she approaches the promotion of "Mahogany Soul," her second studio effort and J Records debut (due Nov. 6), R&B diva Angie Stone is notably relaxed and content. "Everything is flowing," she ent As she approaches the promotion of "Mahogany Soul," her second…

  11. Can You Dig It? The '70s Soul Experience

    October 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Platform shoes. Vietnam. Afros. Women's lib. Bell bottoms. Black Power. Roots. Lava lamps. Watergate. Soul Train. Platform shoes. Vietnam. Afros. Women's lib. Bell bottoms. Black Power. Roots. Lava lamps. Watergate. Soul Train. To truly fathom the dichotomies characterizing the &…

  12. Ex-Whiskeytown Principals Forge Ahead

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Former Whiskeytown frontman Ryan Adams has captured major media attention since setting off on his own. Now, two of his former bandmates are pressing forward with their own solo projects. First up is Former Whiskeytown frontman Ryan Adams has captured major media attention since setting off…

  13. Staind DVD Pushed To 2002

    October 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Staind's hotly anticipated but still untitled DVD has been pushed back from its originally scheduled November 20 release date, according to an Elektra Records spokesperson. Now set for "the first part Staind's hotly anticipated but still untitled DVD has been pushed back from…

  14. Jaguares Hits The Road In The U.S.

    October 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jaguares, perhaps rock en espanol's most viable export, has embarked on another U.S. tour that will take the Latin rockers into several virgin markets. Jaguares, perhaps rock en espanol's most viable export, has embarked on another U.S. tour that will take the Latin rockers into…

  15. Billboard Bits: SOAD, Swampstock, O-Town, Oakenfold

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on System Of A Down, Swampstock, O-Town, and Paul Oakenfold. Hard rock act System Of A Down will donate its proceeds from its Oct. 31 appearance at New Jersey's Continental Airlines Arena to the American Red Cross Liberty Fund. The group's performance at the venue comes in…

  16. Star-Studded 'What's Going On' Disc Due

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of Marvin Gaye's classic single "What's Going On" will be released Oct. 30 via Columbia. Originally lanned for release tomorrow (Oct. A disc of wide-ranging mixes and remixes of the all-star recording of…

  17. Hot Product

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from DMX, Incubus, Dilated Peoples, Bush, Gov't Mule, and more. 'Great' Expectations Rapper DMX's fourth album, "The Great Depression," arrives this week via Def Jam. The 17-track set follows last year's "And Then There Was X,"…

  18. Live from Sessions at West 54th

    October 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT John Prine is a prolific producer of insightful, melodic vignettes and a tireless touring troubadour. John Prine is a prolific producer of insightful, melodic vignettes and a tireless touring troubadour. And while his skill as a live performer is well-documented on audio, his video…

  19. Jagger Steps Through The 'Doorway'

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger's new solo album, "Goddess in the Doorway," will drop Nov. 20 under a new deal with Virgin. <a href="http://www.billboard.com/billboard/daily/article_display.jsp?vn Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger's new solo album, "…

  20. Fugazi Continues 'The Argument'

    October 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On the surface, it may look like Fugazi has slowed down. The esteemed punk icons are touring less than they ever have, and have only released two new studio albums -- 1995's "Red Medicine" and 1998's On the surface, it may look like Fugazi has slowed down. The esteemed…

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