1. Marc Almond Steps Into The Light.

    July 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Marc Almond has always lurked in the shadows, waxing poetic about dark fantasies and brooding over bittersweet affairs. So it comes as something of a shock to hear "Glorious," the first single from hi Marc Almond has always lurked in the shadows, waxing poetic about dark fantasies…

  2. Anglo Files

    June 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Gearing Up For Island Clubbing Island Clubbers Pack Their Cases With much of the U.K. and Europe now basking in a wave of summer sun, the island clubbing season is well underway. And with many British promoters expanding their horizons further afield than the established haunts of Ibiza,…

  3. Powderfinger Exports Its Aussie Appeal Stateside

    June 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Austrailian rock act Powderfinger pledges hard work as the means of crossing its homeland success to the U.S. with its latest album, "Odyessy Number Five." On its native ground, rock quintet Powderfinger has earned a slew of awards-including Australian Record Industry Association …

  4. Naughty By Nature Signs With TVT

    June 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Naughty by Nature's Treach (Anthony Criss) and Vinnie (Vincent Brown) have inked a new recording deal with TVT Records. The two are working on a new Naughty by Nature record, tentatively titled "The R Naughty by Nature's Treach (Anthony Criss) and Vinnie (Vincent Brown) have…

  5. Savage Garden's Hayes Working On Solo Album

    June 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Savage Garden's Darren Hayes has begun work on a solo album in a San Francisco studio. He says that he and his bandmate, Daniel Jones, are not broken up, despite rumors to the contrary. "We're on a hi Savage Garden's Darren Hayes has begun work on a solo album in a San…

  6. Powderfinger, Killing Heidi Top Oz APRA Awards

    May 29, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Rock bands Powderfinger and Killing Heidi were big winners at the Australian Performing Rights Association (APRA) music awards, presented last night (May 28) at Sydney's Randwick Pavilion. Powderfinge Rock bands Powderfinger and Killing Heidi were big winners at the Australian Performing…

  7. Craig David Leads Novello Awards

    May 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Craig David made up for his lack of success at the Brit Awards in March by scooping up three major trophies at the U.K.'s Ivor Novello Awards, presented yesterday (May 24) in London by the British Aca Craig David made up for his lack of success at the Brit Awards in March by scooping up…

  8. Billboard Bits: Tom Waits, On The Bricks, Keiko Matsui

    May 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Tom Waits, On The Bricks festival, Keiko Matsui Tom Waits was honored with the Founders Award at the 18th annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards, held Monday in Beverly Hills, Calif., Billboard Bulletin reports. The song of the year award went to "I Knew I Loved You," the Savage…

  9. Creamfields Techno Fest Descends On N.Y., Vegas

    May 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The U.K.'s three-year-old Creamfields electronic music festival is headed to North America for events in Long Island, N.Y. (Sept. 1) and Las Vegas (Sept. 29). A number of top acts will appear at both The U.K.'s three-year-old Creamfields electronic music festival is headed to North…

  10. Chambers, Amorosi Top Oz's APRA Nominations

    May 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Kasey Chambers and Vanessa Amorosi lead the nominees for this year's Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Awards, to be handed out May 28 in Sydney, Billboard Bulletin reports. Both are up Kasey Chambers and Vanessa Amorosi lead the nominees for this year's Australasian…

  11. Black Crowes Find Themselves On 'Lions'

    April 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Black Crowes front man Chris Robinson says the Atlanta-based rock veterans feel revitalized by their forthcoming "Lions," their sixth album and first fruit of a new deal with V2. Due May 8, the set Black Crowes front man Chris Robinson says the Atlanta-based rock veterans feel…

  12. Black Crowes Find Themselves On 'Lions'

    April 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Black Crowes front man Chris Robinson says the Atlanta-based rock veterans feel revitalized by their forthcoming "Lions," their sixth album and first fruit of a new deal with V2. Due May 8, the set fo Black Crowes front man Chris Robinson says the Atlanta-based rock veterans feel…

  13. The Anglo Files

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Homelands, Kosheen, Schiller, Mr. Bongo. Homelands To Go Ahead As Planned Reports that U.K. dance music festival Homelands is the latest event to be canceled due to the current outbreak of foot and mouth disease sweeping the U.K. countryside are apparently hearsay. Official sources…

  14. Billboard Bits: David Bowie, Dolly Parton, Fatboy Slim

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on David Bowie, Dolly Parton, Fatboy Slim, Christopher Walken, Underworld, Darren Emerson, Scanty SandwichA David Bowie will launch an online radio station, "BowieRadio," via his BowieNet Web community on Thursday (April 5). Using RealNetworks software, the station will stream…

  15. Billboard Bits: Backstreet Boys, Kiss, Big Pun, and more

    February 05, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Backstreet Boys, Kiss, Big Punisher, Paddy MoloneyC While in the New York area for two concerts this week, the Backstreet Boys will perform two songs in Manhattan's Rockefeller Center for NBC's "Today Show," to be broadcast tomorrow (Feb. 6) from 7-9 A.M. EST. The…

  16. Criss Out, Singer In For Kiss Tour

    February 01, 2001 12:00 AM EST Peter Criss, the original drummer of Kiss, has apparently exited the band for the second time in his career. He will be replaced on the hard rock group's ongoing farewell tour with Eric Singer, who sa Peter Criss, the original drummer of Kiss, has apparently exited the band for the…

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