1. Kiss Not Quitting Anytime Soon

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Will it ever end? That's the question Kiss fans have been asking since the band announced back in early 2000 that it would say goodbye to the road. Since then, Kiss spent months out on various legs of Will it ever end? That's the question Kiss fans have been asking since the band…

  2. 30Tunes

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for July 22-28, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 22 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Bryan Adams, Ashanti, Nelly, Dee Dee, DJ Marky, Darren Hayes, Gareth Gates, Fischerspooner,…

  3. Kravitz, N.E.R.D. Lead 'Blue Crush' Set

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "If I Could Fall in Love," the latest single from rocker Lenny Kravitz, leads the eclectic Virgin soundtrack to the surfing film "Blue Crush." The track, which also appears on Kravitz's 2001 Virgin al "If I Could Fall in Love," the latest single from rocker…

  4. Beth Orton Re-Emerges On 'Daybreaker'

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Beth Orton feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Most would probably imagine that as Beth Orton toured Europe and America in support of her sophomore set, the celebrated "Central Reservation," the young British folkie was having the time of her life. After only…

  5. Half Smile

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Picture an enchanted forest, filled with lush, dewy foliage—and an underbelly of musty, decaying wood. Hank Dogs songs have this duality; their airy Celtic and roots-doused soundscapes—c Picture an enchanted forest, filled with lush, dewy foliage—and an underbelly of musty, decaying wood.…

  6. ULTRA.CHILLED 02

    May 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This past winter, New York's revered Ultra Records issued one of the best chill-out compilations, Ultra.Chilled. This past winter, New York's revered Ultra Records issued one of the best chill-out compilations, Ultra.Chilled. Now with the blueprint set, along comes volume two, and,…

  7. Mickey Hart Taps Into Kodo's 'Mondo Head'

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "It's over the top, it really is," Mickey Hart says of "Mondo Head," the Red Ink album he produced with Japanese <I>taiko</I> drum group Kodo. "It has a great spirit. It points in a new direction. I t "It's over the top, it really is,"…

  8. Orton Plans Tour Behind 'Daybreak'

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. singer/songwriter Beth Orton has set a July 30 release date for her upcoming Heavenly/Astralwerks album, "Daybreaker." It's the follow-up to 1999's "Central Reservation" (Arista), which debuted a U.K. singer/songwriter Beth Orton has set a July 30 release…

  9. The Classic Chillout Album

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The star-studded tracklisting on this collection speaks for itself: Moby's "Porcelain," Dido's "Here With Me," Delerium Featuring Sarah McLachlan's "Silence," Massive Attack's "Teardrop," Craig Armstr The star-studded tracklisting on…

  10. Hot Product

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Celine Dion, Avant, the Baha Men, and more. 'Day' Ditty For the past two years, Celine Dion has given herself time to exhale -- and in the process, permission to breathe in life's simple pleasures. But after a hiatus that saw the world's best…

  11. Country Blues Fuels 'Rookie' Soundtrack

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tracks from Willie Nelson and Ryan Adams are among those that make up the Hollywood soundtrack to the forthcoming baseball film, "The Rookie." Nelson contributes his version of Beth Neilsen Chapman's Tracks from Willie Nelson and Ryan Adams are among those that make up the…

  12. 11TunesOnTV

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-releated TV listings for March 11-17, 2002. MONDAY, MARCH 11, 2002 "Fear Factor," NBC Featured Artist: Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson (also scheduled: Stephen Baldwin, Alison Sweeney, Kelly Packard, Alan Thicke, Ali Landry; hosted by Joe Rogan). "The NewMusic,…

  13. Billboard Bits: Gorillaz/D12, Beth Orton, Mudhoney

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Gorillaz/D12, Beth Orton, Mudhoney Detroit rap crew D12 -- sans its highest-profile member, Eminem -- made an appearance at Gorillaz' debut New York performance last night (Feb. 28) at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The other five members of the group -- Bizarre, Proof, Kon Artis,…

  14. Billboard Bits: Country Benefit, Charlatans, Barrett

    February 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Country Benefit, Charlatans, Barrett A recent intimate concert featuring performances by country stars Garth Brooks, Chely Wright, and Keith Urban will be broadcast March 16 exclusively on the Turner South cable channel. The event, taped Jan. 6 at Green's Grocery in Leiper's…

  15. Come With Us

    February 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Last year, the Chemical Brothers previewed their new album with the techno-infused tribal jam "It Began in Afrika." By year's end, the track had topped Billboard's Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. Last year, the Chemical Brothers previewed their new album with the techno…

  16. Hot Product

    January 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from the Chemical Brothers, Dawn Robinson, Charlie Daniels, Hank Williams III, and more. 'Come' Again Last year, the Chemical Brothers previewed their new Astralwerks album, "Come With Us," with the techno-infused tribal jam "It Began in Afrika,…

  17. Epic Preps 'The Classic Chillout'

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tracks from a diverse roster of artists, including Moby, Dido, Sade, Charlotte Church, the late Eva Cassidy, and Maxwell, will be found on "The Classic Chillout Album," due March 26 from Epic. The col Tracks from a diverse roster of artists, including Moby, Dido, Sade, Charlotte…

  18. Rough Trade Celebrates Electronica

    January 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will on March 18 release a compilation celebrating electronic artists past and present, with the track list selected by staff members at the Rough Tra Veteran U.K. independent record label Rough Trade will on March 18 release a compilation…

  19. Voices On The Verge Ready To Tour

    January 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST The singer/songwriter collective Voices On The Verge -- comprised of Beth Amsel, Jess Klein, Erin McKeown, and Rose Polenzani -- is gearing up for a three-month U.S. tour in support of its Rykodisc de The singer/songwriter collective Voices On The Verge -- comprised of Beth Amsel, Jess Klein,…

  20. Concrete Blonde Cements Reunion Tour

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Reunited modern rock act Concrete Blonde will kick off a North American tour Jan. 18 in San Diego, just three days after the release of "Group Therapy," the band's first album in more than eight years Reunited modern rock act Concrete Blonde will kick off a North American tour…

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