1. The Rolling Stones Remastered - Super Audio CDs

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Super Audio CD (SACD) format, offering higher-resolution audio than the standard compact disc, receives an estimable boost with the Rolling Stones Remastered, a collection of 22 titles from ABKCO The Super Audio CD (SACD) format, offering higher-resolution audio than the standard compact…

  2. Poll: Fans Can't Wait For Pearl Jam Album

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam's as-yet-untitled next album is the release rock fans are most looking forward to, according to a Billboard.com poll. Pearl Jam's as-yet-untitled next album is the release rock fans are most looking forward to, according to a Billboard.com poll. Of 3,716 votes, the Seattle…

  3. Sabbath Displays Classic 'Symptoms' On Rhino Set

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Black Sabbath's original lineup -- vocalist John "Ozzy" Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Terry "Geezer" Butler, and drummer Bill Ward -- ruled heavy metal from 1970-1978, and their work during Black Sabbath's original lineup -- vocalist John "Ozzy…

  4. Tomahawk Combats Ignorance On Tool Trek

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT When it came time for Tool to choose an opening act for its current arena tour in support of the chart-topping Volcano album "Lateralus," the prog-metal act named the somewhat obscure group Tomahawk t When it came time for Tool to choose an opening act for its current arena tour in…

  5. This Day in Music

    August 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to dissolve a 1997 joint venture with Joe Thomas, who co-produced Wilson's last album, the 1998 Giant release ""Imagination."" The suit is fi 1999 - Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson files a suit to…

  6. Supreme Beings Of Leisure Offer 'Divine' Sounds

    August 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Los-Angeles based songwriting duo Supreme Beings of Leisure -- vocalist/lyricist Geri Soriano-Lightwood and keyboardist/programmer Ramin Sakurai -- tackle the dreaded sophomore slump with the incredibly inspiring "Divine Operating System,…

  7. Joel Added To White Tribute Concert

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Billy Joel is the latest artist confirmed to take part in one of the Music To My Ears concerts to benefit the family of late Billboard editor in chief Timothy White. Joel will join the lineup for the Billy Joel is the latest artist confirmed to take part in one of the Music To My Ears…

  8. 34TunesOnTV

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Aug. 19-25, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, AUG. 19 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: 'N Sync' Joey Fatone, Anastacia (also scheduled: Hugh Grant, Kirsten Dunst, Peter…

  9. Billboard Bits: Carter, Crow, Springsteen

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Deana Carter, Sheryl Crow, and Bruce Springsteen. In a Nashville courtroom yesterday (Aug. 15), country singer Deana Carter avoided jail time by entering a "best interest" plea of driving while impaired, and instead received a sentence of community service and a fine. As…

  10. Senator Withdraws Bill To Repeal 'Seven-Year Statute'

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT California Sen. Kevin Murray (D-Culver City) yesterday (Aug. 15) pulled back the state bill he introduced in January that would have repealed the music industry's exemption to the state's "seven-year California Sen. Kevin Murray (D-Culver City) yesterday (Aug. 15) pulled back…

  11. Yorn, Hives, Rock For LIFEbeat

    August 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT LIFEbeat, the music industry's non-profit HIV-prevention and fundraising organization, will celebrate its 10th anniversary with an Aug. 28 benefit concert at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom, featuring LIFEbeat, the music industry's non-profit HIV-prevention and fundraising…

  12. Billboard Bits: Zombies, KC Blues Fest, Burning Brides

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Zombies, KC Blues Fest, Burning Brides Ex-Zombies principals Colin Blunstone and Rod Argent, who recently reunited for a string of shows and a collaborative album, are now planning a nine-date U.S. tour next month. The duo of vocalist Blunstone and keyboardist/songwriter Argent had a…

  13. Evolver Unearths Unreleased Buckley Tracks

    August 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Evolver Entertainment/Knitting Factory Records has unearthed 11 previously unreleased tracks featuring the late Jeff Buckley in collaboration with noted guitarist/Gods & Monsters principal Gary Lu Evolver Entertainment/Knitting Factory Records has unearthed 11 previously unreleased tracks…

  14. Report: Aaliyah Funeral Bill Unpaid

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The funeral home in the Bahamas that prepared and transported R&B singer Aaliyah's body reportedly has accused her label, Virgin Records, of skipping out on the bill. The funeral home in the Bahamas that prepared and transported R&B singer Aaliyah's body reportedly has…

  15. 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,…

  16. Billboard Bits: Country Hall of Fame, Elvis, Gun Club

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Country Hall of Fame, Elvis, Gun Club Porter Wagoner and Bill Carlisle are the newest inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame. The announcement was made over the weekend during the Dixie Chicks' performance at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry. The pair will be formally…

  17. Redneck Fiddlin' Man

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fearless, cantankerous, and unabashedly patriotic in his graybeard years, Daniels and his stellar outfit check in here with a collection that taps into all three tendencies. Fearless, cantankerous, and unabashedly patriotic in his graybeard years, Daniels and his stellar outfit check in here…

  18. Somebody's Praying Me Through

    August 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The first artist signed to a new label is crucial in establishing a positive first impression for the new venture. The first artist signed to a new label is crucial in establishing a positive first impression for the new venture. Doxology could have chosen no better ambassador than the very…

  19. CHART BEAT BONUS

    August 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Def Leppard, Destiny's Child's Kelly Rowland and Beyonce Knowles, Gareth Gates, Darius Danesh, and Beth Orton. 'X' MARKS THE SPOTS: It's been more than three years since a Def Leppard album debuted on The Billboard 200. This week the band from…

  20. 'Seven Year Statute' Talks Reach Impasse

    August 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Negotiations between artists groups and the recording industry over California's "seven-year statute" have broken down. "Negotiations are over -- period," Recording Artists Coalition co-founder Don He Negotiations between artists groups and the recording industry over…

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