1. Pearl Jam World Tour Bows Feb. 8

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam's first world tour in more than two-and-a-half years will kick off Feb. 8 in Brisbane, Australia, according to Australian radio station Triple-J. So far, 10 dates are confirmed in Australia Pearl Jam's first world tour in more than two-and-a-half years will kick off Feb. 8…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with ""All That You Can't Leave Behind,"" pocketing an eighth No. 1 on that survey and denying Blur its fifth in the process. 2000 - U2 races to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart with ""All That…

  3. Pearl Jam Incites A 'Riot'

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. More than a decade after Pearl Jam attained stardom amid the Seattle-driven modern rock explosion, Eddie Vedder is quick to point out why the creative process continues to inspire him. "We have five songwriters," he says with a proud…

  4. Hot Product

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new releases such as the "8 Mile" soundtrack and albums from Shaggy, Christina Aguilera, Tori Amos, Sixpence None The Richer, and more. 'Mile' High Eminem has recruited some of the biggest names in hip-hop to contribute to the soundtrack for his film debut, …

  5. CHART BEAT BONUS

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson reports on the latest accomplishments of Gerald Levert, Madonna, and LL Cool J. G, THE SEVENTH LETTER: While LL Cool J is probably thrilled his new album "10" (Def Jam) debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart, if he had known about Gerald…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>R.E.M. plays a surprise show at Seattle's Crocodile Cafe, which guitarist Peter Buck co-owns with his wife, Stephanie Dorgan. 2001 - R.E.M. plays a surprise show at Seattle's Crocodile Cafe, which guitarist Peter Buck co-owns with his wife, Stephanie Dorgan…

  7. 43TunesOnTV

    October 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related television listings for Oct. 21-27, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 21 "Total Request Live," MTV Featured Artists: Carlos Santana, Michelle Branch. "Intimate Portrait: Pat Benatar," Lifetime Channel…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Complaining of tightness in his chest, and under the advice of his doctor, Merle Haggard cancels the balance of his U.S. touring plans through Nov. 3. Haggard has a history of coronary a 2001 - Complaining of tightness in his chest, and under the advice of his doctor…

  9. John Wesley Harding Finds 'Swings' Lurking In 'Shadow'

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The fact that John Wesley Harding isn't currently signed to a recording contract didn't stop him from recording and releasing a new album. He recently issued the studio set "Swings and Roundabouts," t The fact that John Wesley Harding isn't currently signed to a…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 2001 - After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official. 1998 - Without comment, the Supreme Court refuses to throw out a suit…

  11. Billboard Bits: CMA, 'Rocktober,' Jubilee, Ramones

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on CMA, 'Rocktober,' Jubilee, Ramones Vince Gill, Brooks & Dunn, and Brad Paisley have been added to the performance lineup for the 36th annual CMA Awards. They join previously announced talent Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Faith Hill, Alan Jackson, George Strait, and Shania…

  12. The G Spot

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B crooner Gerald Levert has always been able to push female fans' buttons. R&B crooner Gerald Levert has always been able to push female fans' buttons. His newest album—with its double-entendre title—will no doubt do the same. Levert set up shop for The G Spot in…

  13. Billboard Bits: White, Springsteen/Vedder, Collins

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Barry White, Springsteen/Vedder, Collins Legendary seductive soul singer Barry White will soon be seeking a kidney transplant. The artist's doctors have confirmed that he has a history of hypertension that has led to a decline of his kidney functions. After stabilizing his body…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Songwriter Carl Sigman dies of natural causes. He is 91. A member of the Songwriters' Hall of Fame, Sigman authored chestnuts such as ""Love Story (Where Do I Begin),"" ""Ebb Tide,"" ""I 2000 - Songwriter Carl…

  15. Pearl Jam Signs On For Who Benefit Show

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam will play its first show of the year Monday (Sept. 23), opening for the Who at Chicago's House of Blues. Pearl Jam will play its first show of the year Monday (Sept. 23), opening for the Who at Chicago's House of Blues. As previously reported , Pearl Jam frontman Eddie…

  16. Pearl Jam Single Hits The Net

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "I Am Mine," the first single from Pearl Jam's upcoming album "Riot Act," is being previewed online beginning today (Sept. 13) via AOL's First Listen (keyword: First Listen) program and Netscape Music "I Am Mine," the first single from Pearl Jam's…

  17. TLC To Issue '3D' Tribute To Lopes

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT R&B superstar act TLC is set to release "3D" -- the group's fourth album and first since the death of group member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes earlier this year. Due Nov. 12 via Arista, the album will b R&B superstar act TLC is set to release "3D" -- the…

  18. Classic Rockers Raise Funds For Sept. 11 Victims

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Classic rock veterans will join together again to stage a pair of concerts to benefit victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S. Classic rock veterans will join together again to stage a pair of concerts to benefit victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the U.S., Billboard…

  19. Pearl Jam Reads The 'Riot Act'

    September 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam has settled on "Riot Act" as the title for its seventh Epic studio album, which, as previously reported, is due Nov. 12. The Eddie Vedder-penned first single "I Am Mine" goes to U.S. radio W Pearl Jam has settled on "Riot Act" as the title for its…

  20. Box Set, Best Of Celebrate 20 Years Of Iron Maiden

    September 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran U.K. heavy metal act Iron Maiden will survey its 20-year history with a six-disc box set of live material and a single-disc best-of set, each due Nov. 5 via Columbia (and a day earlier interna Veteran U.K. heavy metal act Iron Maiden will survey its 20-year history with a six-disc box…

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