1. Hot Product

    March 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Beatles Bigger And Better This week sees the long-awaited DVD release of "The Beatles Anthology" and the Wilco documentary "I Am Trying To Break Your Heart." The former includes the original eight episodes of the "Anthology" as well as 81 minutes of special…

  2. Sex Pistols 'Certain' For U.S. Summer Dates

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Groundbreaking punks the Sex Pistols have confirmed they will be playing concert dates this summer in America and Japan. Although no dates or venues have been announced, Los Angeles punk band Flogging Groundbreaking punks the Sex Pistols have confirmed they will be playing concert dates this…

  3. Street Dreams

    March 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST On the follow-up to Ghetto Fabolous, which spawned ubiquitous radio hits like "Young'n (Holla Back)," Fabolous proves once again that he has a flair for infectious club-ready singles. On the follow-up to Ghetto Fabolous, which spawned ubiquitous radio hits like "Young'…

  4. Charges Loom In Chicago Nightclub Deaths

    February 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST City officials threatened to seek criminal charges against the Chicago nightclub where 21 people were killed early Sunday in a stampede, saying the owners violated a court order by keeping the club op City officials threatened to seek criminal charges against the Chicago nightclub where 21…

  5. Inertia

    February 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST The exies ride a good mix of alt-rock, nÜ-metal, pop-rock, and more through their low-dose (35 minutes) sophomore album Inertia. The exies ride a good mix of alt-rock, nü-metal, pop-rock, and more through their low-dose (35 minutes) sophomore album Inertia. The title is a red herring as the…

  6. Nate Dogg Gathers Eve, Snoop For New Album

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Nate Dogg has finalized details for his forthcoming self-titled Elektra album, due Feb. 25. The 15-song set will feature a number of high-profile guests, including Eve, Redman, Snoop Dogg, DJ Quik, Xz Nate Dogg has finalized details for his forthcoming self-titled Elektra album, due Feb. 25.…

  7. Johnny Marr Steps Out Front With 'Boomslang'

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Expanded from the magazine piece for Billboard.com. After leaving the Smiths in 1987, guitarist Johnny Marr spent the next decade-plus drifting from a host of intriguing, but largely under-the-radar projects. He provided a jolt of fresh creative energy to the The and Pet Shop Boys. He wrote…

  8. Warped Tour Rolls Out Itinerary

    January 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST The itinerary for the ninth annual Vans Warped Tour has been unveiled, and will, as previously reported, kick off June 19 in Boise, Idaho. The itinerary for the ninth annual Vans Warped Tour has been unveiled, and will, as previously reported , kick off June 19 in Boise, Idaho. The trek, for…

  9. I Wanna Go There

    January 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST On his inaugural J album, Tyrese returns to the old-school-rooted R&B he led with in 1998 à la the top 10 hit "Sweet Lady." Evidence of that can be heard on his current chart-climbing lead On his inaugural J album, Tyrese returns to the old-school-rooted R&B he led with in…

  10. Tweedy Solo Set Ends With Surprise Wilco Gig

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST "I have to warn you," said Jeff Tweedy at the start of his solo set. "I've taken a lot of medication." The crowd at Chicago's Vic Theatre, where Tweedy sold out a three-night stand, whooped, winked, a "I have to warn you," said Jeff Tweedy at the start…

  11. Billboard Bits: Bonnaroo; Damned/Motorhead; Green On Red

    December 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Bonnaroo; Damned/Motorhead; Green On Red Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment have confirmed June 13-15 dates for the second annual Bonnaroo festival, to be held on a 600-acre farm in Manchester, Tenn. Last June's inaugural edition of Bonnaroo drew more than 75,000 fans to…

  12. 'Suge' Knight Denounces Arrest

    December 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight charged his arrest for alleged parole violations was a misguided effort by police to salvage their investigation of a string of homicides. Knight, 37, was taken into Los Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight charged his arrest for alleged parole…

  13. Coldplay's 'Blood' Is Billboard's Critics' Choice

    December 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST Billboard's critics have chosen Coldplay's sophomore Capitol album "A Rush of Blood to the Head" as No. 1 in their survey of 2002 albums. The honor comes from our annual critics' choice round-up, wher Billboard's critics have chosen Coldplay's sophomore…

  14. TMBG's 'Gigantic' Film Finds U.S. Distribution

    December 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST After months of film festival and special screenings, "Gigantic (A Tale of Two Johns)," AJ Schnack's feature film documentary about Brooklyn, N.Y.-based duo They Might Be Giants, has been picked up by After months of film festival and special screenings, "Gigantic (A Tale…

  15. Wilco Scares Up New EP, Far East Tour

    December 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Still riding critical acclaim for its Nonesuch debut "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," Wilco will release a six-song EP early next year, a spokesperson confirms. The as-yet-untitled EP will include non-album tr Still riding critical acclaim for its Nonesuch debut "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot,…

  16. This Day in Music

    December 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>A capella act Rockapella appears on the Home Shopping Network to promote its new holiday album, "Christmas." 2000 - A capella act Rockapella appears on the Home Shopping Network to promote its new holiday album, "Christmas." 1998 - Garth Brooks is…

  17. 48TunesOnTV

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Nov. 25-Dec. 1, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, NOV. 25 "Live With Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artist: Vanessa Carlton (also scheduled: John Leguizamo; live from San Juan, Puerto Rico). "…

  18. FMC Issues Damning Report On Radio-Biz Consolidation

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST A new report from the Future of Music Coalition (FMC) concludes that consolidation of the U.S. radio industry in the last decade has led to decreased competition, less diversity of programming, and un A new report from the Future of Music Coalition (FMC) concludes that consolidation of the U…

  19. Workin' On a Groove

    November 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Like it or not, Capitol newcomer Jameson Clark is having himself a good ol' time here. Like it or not, Capitol newcomer Jameson Clark is having himself a good ol' time here. "Waitin' on the Whiskey" is a good-natured, steel-laced barroom boogie, and "You Da Man,…

  20. CHART BEAT CHAT

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson answers readers' questions about Elvis Presley, the U.K. "NOW" compilation series, and Ace Of Base. THE GAP Dear Mr. Bronson: Elvis Presley's greatest hits package ("ELV1S: 30 #1 Hits") has now been No. 1 for three…

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