1. Outkast, Shaggy Cook Up 'Scooby' Snacks

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT New music from Outkast, Shaggy, Lil' Romeo, and Solange highlights the Lava/Atlantic soundtrack to the Warner Bros. live-action "Scooby-Doo" motion picture. The set is due June 4, 10 days before the f New music from Outkast, Shaggy, Lil' Romeo, and Solange highlights the…

  2. Judge Denies Mental Exam For Love

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love will not be required to submit to a court-ordered psychiatric evaluation, a Seattle judge ruled yesterday (April 24). In a written ruling, Washington State Superior Court Judge Robert Al Courtney Love will not be required to submit to a court-ordered psychiatric evaluation, a…

  3. Weezer Whacked With Suit By Former Bassist

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Weezer bassist Matthew Sharp has filed a five-count lawsuit against the members of the band, its lawyers, and the group's former management and accountants. The complaint, filed April 19 in the Former Weezer bassist Matthew Sharp has filed a five-count lawsuit against the members…

  4. Parents Of Dream Street Members Sue

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The parents of the members of Dream Street have filed suit against the teen boy band's creators, alleging that their children were exposed to booze, women, and pornography. The lawsuit, filed in New Y The parents of the members of Dream Street have filed suit against the teen boy band&…

  5. Queens Nab Grohl, Lanegan For Summer Tour

    April 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rock duo Queens Of The Stone Age has begun confirming dates for a spring/summer North American tour, which, as previously reported, will feature Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl on drums. Former Screa Rock duo Queens Of The Stone Age has begun confirming dates for a spring/summer North…

  6. Judge To Rule On Love Psych Exam

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A judge in Seattle says he'll decide in seven to 10 days whether to order Courtney Love to have a psychological examination. A judge in Seattle says he'll decide in seven to 10 days whether to order Courtney Love to have a psychological examination. As previously reported , lawyers…

  7. Soul Asylum's Pirner Preps Solo Debut

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Soul Asylum frontman Dave Pirner has set a July 16 release date for his first solo album. The as-yet-untitled album, said to be heavily inspired by the singer's move from Minneapolis to New Orleans, w Soul Asylum frontman Dave Pirner has set a July 16 release date for his first solo…

  8. Grohl Reverts To The 'Stone' Age

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has put the band's fourth studio album on hold in favor of a return to the drum kit on tour with Queens Of The Stone Age. "Everything that we recorded came out great, Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl has put the band's fourth studio album on…

  9. Billboard Bits: Doves/Elbow, Notorious B.I.G., & More

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Doves/Elbow, Notorious B.I.G., & More Although the details are still being hammered out, acclaimed U.K. rock acts Doves and Elbow will hit North America together for a 10-date tour of major cities likely to begin in June, Doves principal Jimi Goodwin tells Billboard.com. "It…

  10. Billboard Bits: DMB, Hip-Hop Nation, MCA/Victory

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Dave Matthews Band, Hip-Hop Nation, MCA/Victory Dave Matthews' strained vocal chords have forced the postponement of Dave Matthews Band shows scheduled for last night (April 15) and tonight at New York's Madison Square Garden. Tickets for the postponed gigs will be honored…

  11. Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison,Take five

    April 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT THE DAVE BRUBECK QUARTET Take Five PRODUCER: Teo Macero 5.1 MIX ENGINEER: Mark Wilder Columbia/Legacy CS 65122 JOHNNY CASH Johnny Cash at Folsom Prison PRODUCER: Bob Johnston 5.1 MIX ENGINEER: Thom C Concurrent with the rising tide of DVD-Audio titles entering the marketplace, new and,…

  12. Billboard Bits: Mammoth/Hollywood, Nelly, Britney/Justin

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bits on Mammoth/Hollywood, Nelly, Britney/Justin The Walt Disney Co.'s Buena Vista Music Group is shutting down operations at Mammoth Records and letting go the 14-person staff, sources tell Billboard Bulletin. The roster of Mammoth, which will continue to exist as an imprint, will be…

  13. Elliott Smith Finishes 'Basement' Tapes

    April 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith has completed work on his forthcoming album, tentatively titled "From a Basement on the Hill," according to manager Scott Booker. While label and release date informati Singer/songwriter Elliott Smith has completed work on his forthcoming album,…

  14. Rhino 'X'-cavates Reissues

    April 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rhino has readied a second batch of expanded reissues from seminal California punk act X for May 21 release. The three albums, 1983's "More Fun in the New World," 1985's "Ain't Love Grand," and 1987's Rhino has readied a second batch of expanded…

  15. Lollapalooza Mothballed Until 2003

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock music fans hoping for the return of Lollapalooza will have to wait another year. Although organizers were hoping for a summer 2002 return for the grandfather of the modern traveling music Modern rock music fans hoping for the return of Lollapalooza will have to wait another year.…

  16. Van Zandt Opens His 'Underground Garage'

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Little Steven Van Zandt recorded his first syndicated radio show last night (April 7) during a lavish party at New York's Hard Rock Cafe. The music-memorabilia themed hotel and restaurant chain is the Little Steven Van Zandt recorded his first syndicated radio show last night (April 7)…

  17. Marah Gets A Boost From Bruce On New Album

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Philadelphia-based rock outfit Marah will on July 16 release its third album, "Float Away With the Friday Night Gods," via Artemis. The set was recorded in Wales with producer Owen Morris (Oasis, Verv Philadelphia-based rock outfit Marah will on July 16 release its third album, …

  18. Nearing 50, Strummer's Guns Still Blaze

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Joe Strummer is feeling the jetlag. The day after arriving in New York to play a five-night stand in Brooklyn with his band the Mescaleros, Strummer is holding court in the bar of his downtown hotel, Joe Strummer is feeling the jetlag. The day after arriving in New York to play a five-night…

  19. Tunes On TV

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for April 8-14, 2002. MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2002 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," Featured Artists: Chris Botti, Shawn Colvin (also scheduled: Greta Van Susteren). "MTV's Campus Invasion 2002," MTV Featured Artists: Nickelback, Default,…

  20. Billboard Bits: Roger Daltrey, Bryan Ferry, Weird Al

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Roger Daltrey, Bryan Ferry, Weird Al The Who's "Baba O'Riley" was originally going to be the theme song for the hit Fox sitcom "That '70s Show," so it seems only fitting that the band's frontman, Roger Daltrey, would guest-star on the show'…

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