1. Hackers Insert Pro-Piracy Slant On RIAA Web Site

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hackers attacked the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) Web site yesterday (Aug. 28) for the second time in a month, dramatically altering several pages of content in what appeared to Hackers attacked the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) Web site…

  2. Thievery Corp. Shows Human Side Of Electronica

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Thievery Corporation masterminds Eric Hilton and Rob Garza create warm and soulful dance/electronic music. In fact, the duo's music actually feels like it was made by human beings, which isn't always the case on the electronic landscape…

  3. Billboard Bits: Ozzy Osbourne, Ween, Taryn Manning

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Ozzy Osbourne, Ween, Taryn Manning Former Ozzy Osbourne bassist Bob Daisley has declared his fight against Osbourne and his wife Sharon over performance royalties will continue, despite a Los Angeles judge's decision that says the opposite. "Obviously this is a disappointing…

  4. Hot Product

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Coldplay, Dixie Chicks, Queens Of The Stone Age, Eve, and more. 'Rush' Hour Coldplay's 2000 debut "Parachutes" earned critical raves for such crossover hits as "Yellow" and "Trouble," but the praise seemed a bit much for…

  5. GBV, Jimmy Eat World Hit The 'Picnic'

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Guided By Voices, Jimmy Eat World, and the Donnas will anchor the indie-focused This Ain't No Picnic festival in Irvine, Calif., this October. Returning after a two-year hiatus, the Oct. 5 event will Guided By Voices, Jimmy Eat World, and the Donnas will anchor the indie-focused This Ain…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. 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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…

  11. 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…

  12. 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,…

  13. 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…

  14. 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…

  15. 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…

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  18. 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…

  19. 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…

  20. 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…

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