1. Kill Your Television

    November 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Reunion Show might have fit perfectly into the 1980s music scene. The Reunion Show might have fit perfectly into the 1980s music scene. Its synthesizer-heavy, upbeat pop/rock tunes almost seem like missing pages from an earlier, less serious era, and bands such as the Cars come to mind…

  2. Inspired By Tragedy, TLC Survivors Carry On

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted for Billboard.com There was a point when Arista considered compiling a TLC greatest-hits package and adding on the new songs that the trio had recorded before the untimely death of Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes in April. But that notion was tabled. "When Lisa passed, it was…

  3. This Day in Music

    November 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the big winners at the eighth annual MTV Europe Music Awards. Limp Bizkit lands a one-two punch, winning in the group 2001 - Hip-hop rockers Limp Bizkit and cartoon indie-beat band Gorillaz are the…

  4. Strummer Goes 'Global' With MTV2

    November 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Joe Strummer will host a new a new program on MTV2, which launches with a short Monday (Nov. 11) at 10 p.m. ET. Titled "Joe Strummer's Global Boom-Box," the show will serve as the visual equivalent to Joe Strummer will host a new a new program on MTV2, which launches with a…

  5. Roxette Wins Plagiarism Suit

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST The members of Swedish duo Roxette have won a battle in the U.K.'s High Court over a man who accused them of substantially borrowing from one of his songs for the chorus of their 1993 hit "Sleeping in The members of Swedish duo Roxette have won a battle in the U.K.'s High Court…

  6. THIS WEEKS HOT PRODUCT

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Justin Timberlake, Johnny Cash, U2, David Gray, Bjork, and more. 'Justify' My Love 'N Sync's Justin Timberlake says his Jive solo debut, "Justified," was written and recorded in a six-week creative spurt that was reminiscent of "…

  7. Chevelle Bucks 'New Metal' On Epic Debut

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST After Chevelle's successful second-stage outing on Ozzfest 2002, the Loeffler brotherly trio -- Pete (singer/guitarist), Sam (drums), and Joe (bass) -- received a pleasant surprise when its Epic debut After Chevelle's successful second-stage outing on Ozzfest 2002, the Loeffler…

  8. Hot Product

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Justin Timberlake, Johnny Cash, U2, David Gray, Bjork, and more. 'Justify' My Love 'N Sync's Justin Timberlake says his Jive solo debut, "Justified," was written and recorded in a six-week creative spurt that was reminiscent of "…

  9. This Day in Music

    November 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Phil Vassar is named songwriter-artist of the year at the 39th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards at Nashville's Opryland Hotel. 2001 - Phil Vassar is named songwriter-artist of the year at the 39th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards at Nashville's Opryland…

  10. Second Kidnapped Thalia Sister Released

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Kidnappers have released Ernestina Sodi, a sister of Latin superstar Thalia (wife of Sony Music Chairman Tommy Mottola), after more than a month in captivity, officials said yesterday (Oct. 28). Kidnappers have released Ernestina Sodi, a sister of Latin superstar Thalia (wife of Sony Music…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state prison in a New York court, after he failed to appear at an Oct. 1 hearing regarding the mandatory drug rehabili 2001 - Musician/poet Gil Scott-Heron is sentenced to one to three years in state…

  12. Songwriter Says Roxette Stole His Tune

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A songwriter is in a London court today (Oct. 15) claiming Swedish pop group Roxette stole one of his songs, robbing him of potential earnings and causing him "seven years of emotional trauma." Stepha A songwriter is in a London court today (Oct. 15) claiming Swedish pop group…

  13. Blink/Box Car Drummer Revs Up In Transplants

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Last week, the Web site for Epitaph Records began streaming four songs from the Transplants' self-titled debut, a merging of punk heavyweights Tim Armstrong (Rancid) and Travis Barker (Blink 182/Box C Last week, the Web site for Epitaph Records began streaming four songs from the…

  14. Rise

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Kim Richey's fourth album takes listeners on a sultry journey through personal contemplation amidst warm, expressive musical accompaniment. Singer/songwriter Kim Richey's fourth album takes listeners on a sultry journey through personal contemplation amidst warm,…

  15. 42TunesOnTV

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 14-20, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 14 The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Pink (also scheduled: Debra Messing). "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured…

  16. OK Go Hits Road With Music, Fountains

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In the midst of its maiden headlining club tour, Chicago-based modern rock outfit OK Go touches down tonight (Oct. 11) in Madison, Wis. Currently riding the success of "Get Over It," the highly charge In the midst of its maiden headlining club tour, Chicago-based modern rock outfit…

  17. Stapp's Vocal Woes Force Creed Tour Reorganization

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Creed has postponed nine dates at the beginning of its fall tour due to a throat affliction suffered by singer Scott Stapp. The band's frontman is "suffering from acute laryngitis due to the Rock act Creed has postponed nine dates at the beginning of its fall tour due to a…

  18. Thalia's Kidnapped Sister Released

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Laura Zapata, sister-in-law to Sony Music Chairman Tommy Mottola, has been released after kidnappers held her for 18 days, Mexico City's attorney general said today (Oct. 11). Bernardo Batiz said auth Laura Zapata, sister-in-law to Sony Music Chairman Tommy Mottola, has been released…

  19. Farm Injury Hospitalizes Adkins

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Country star Trace Adkins has been hospitalized in Williamson County, Tenn., for injuries he suffered when a small tractor toppled over onto him while he was working on his farm. Adkins was working to Country star Trace Adkins has been hospitalized in Williamson County, Tenn., for injuries he…

  20. Some Listeners Seeing 'Red' Over New McGraw Single

    October 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Tim McGraw began his career as a country radio hitmaker with the lyrical controversy of "Indian Outlaw." Eight years later, another more sober McGraw song is again sparking consternation among some li Tim McGraw began his career as a country radio hitmaker with the lyrical…

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