1. Glenn Lewis Is No 'Outsider'

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST "Don't You Forget It" the first single from Toronto-bred singer/songwriter Glenn Lewis' from his debut album, "World Outside My Window" -- due March 19 via Epic -- leaves no doubt as to who his musica "Don't You Forget It" the first single from…

  2. Billboard Bits: Bubba Sparxxx, Richard Pryor, A

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Bubba Sparxxx, Richard Pryor, A A birthday party for Southern rapper Bubba Sparxxx (real name: Warren Mathis) turned ugly Tuesday night in Athens, Ga., after three men were stabbed, one of them critically injured. Eric McAnally, who manages Nashville rapper Haystack, was in critical…

  3. Weezer's Self Promotion Irks Label

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The unfamiliar Weezer songs listeners are hearing on U.S. modern rock radio stations this week have originated from an unlikely source: the band itself. "Dope Nose," "Keep Fishin'," "Take Control," an The unfamiliar Weezer songs listeners are hearing on U.S.…

  4. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion's Rocking 'Fang'

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST "It was kind of a challenge for us," Jon Spencer offers, relaxing at the Matador Records offices in lower Manhattan. "We just wanted to make a more traditional record. And, personally, I was looking f "It was kind of a challenge for us," Jon Spencer offers, relaxing…

  5. Limp Bizkit Tour Manager Testifies In Australia

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Limp Bizkit's tour manager said today (March 1) that a Sydney concert where a teenage girl was killed was understaffed and poorly managed. Alexander Murdoch MacLeod was the first person from the Fred Limp Bizkit's tour manager said today (March 1) that a Sydney concert where a…

  6. Doves' Next 'Broadcast' Transmits In April

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Acclaimed U.K. rock outfit Doves has set an April 29 international release date for its sophomore album, "The Last Broadcast," via Heavenly. The 12-track set was produced by the Manchester-based trio, Acclaimed U.K. rock outfit Doves has set an April 29 international release date…

  7. Furtado, Blige, Franklin Added To Grammys

    February 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST With the 44th annual Grammy Awards just hours away, performers and presenters are still being confirmed for the big show tonight (Feb. 27) in Los Angeles. Gospel artist Kirk Franklin will join U2 onst With the 44th annual Grammy Awards just hours away, performers and presenters are still…

  8. Garbage Regroups For Spring Tour

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Garbage has begun lining up dates for a North American tour, set to open April 19 in Toronto and run through May, according to the band's official Web site. The group, which recently returned from a s Garbage has begun lining up dates for a North American tour, set to open April 19 in…

  9. Beck Preps For Benefit With Low-Key Warm-Ups

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Beck played the second of two warm-up gigs Sunday night at the Knitting Factory in Los Angeles, in preparation for his acoustic performance tonight (Feb. 26) at L.A.'s Wiltern Theatre, as part of the Beck played the second of two warm-up gigs Sunday night at the Knitting Factory in Los…

  10. Gorillaz Bust A Move On New Album, Movie

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Gorillaz animator Jamie Hewlett said writing and animation for a feature film starring the group is in its early stages, and that the accompanying soundtrack will serve as the animated band's second a Gorillaz animator Jamie Hewlett said writing and animation for a feature film starring…

  11. Everclear's Alexakis Plans Solo Tour

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Everclear frontman Art Alexakis will begin a 16-city solo tour March 21 in Detroit. The artist will play a mix of Everclear favorites, songs from his pre-Everclear band Colorfinger, new songs such as Everclear frontman Art Alexakis will begin a 16-city solo tour March 21 in Detroit. The…

  12. The Year's Model, Blood and Chocolate, Brutal Youth

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST The second installment of Rhino's magnificent Elvis Costello two-CD catalog reissues (with each set's second disc including bonus material) focuses on the artist's harder-edged Attractions-generated r ELVIS COSTELLO This Year's Model REISSUE PRODUCERS: Gary Stewart and Val…

  13. Sasha & Digweed Get 'Heavy' On Spring Tour

    February 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST DJ superstars Sasha and John Digweed are setting out in late March on a two-month jaunt across North America, dubbed the Delta Heavy Spring 2002 Tour. The famed mixing duo will be transporting its own DJ superstars Sasha and John Digweed are setting out in late March on a two-month jaunt…

  14. Dilated Peoples To Headline 'Scratch Tour'

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST L.A.-based rap act Dilated Peoples will headline the upcoming Scratch Tour, set to kick off March 5 in San Francisco. The trek, which will also feature GrandWizzard Theodore, Z-Trip, and the Original L.A.-based rap act Dilated Peoples will headline the upcoming Scratch Tour, set to kick off…

  15. Barricades and Brickwalls

    February 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST What's an artist to do when writing material for a sophomore album that will very likely be compared with the artist's critically acclaimed debut, one that earned two ARIAs (Australian Grammys)? Just What's an artist to do when writing material for a sophomore album that will…

  16. 'VU & Nico' Debut To Be Reissued In March

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST "The Velvet Underground and Nico," one of rock's most influential debut albums, is getting an overhaul. The 1967 bow of rock luminaries the Velvet Underground will be re-released March 5 by Polydor/UM "The Velvet Underground and Nico," one of rock's most…

  17. Puddle Of Mudd 'Come Clean' On Spring Tour

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rising rock outfit Puddle Of Mudd is lining up a spring North American tour, set to kick off March 13 on South Padre Island, Texas. Dates are set through April 10 in Salt Lake City, but more are expec Rising rock outfit Puddle Of Mudd is lining up a spring North American tour, set to kick off…

  18. Hancock Brings 'Future' To Clubs

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Musical innovator Herbie Hancock will take to the road next month for a 15-date North American club tour. The trek comes in support of his latest album, "Future 2 Future," released last September by T Musical innovator Herbie Hancock will take to the road next month for a 15-date…

  19. Dashboard Confessional Has Nothing To 'Fear' In 2002

    February 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST It only took a year for singer/songwriter Chris Carrabba to turn his acoustic project Dashboard Confessional into an underground phenomenon. His second album, "The Places You Have Come To Fear the Mos It only took a year for singer/songwriter Chris Carrabba to turn his acoustic project…

  20. Lambchop To Get Seasoned On Tour

    February 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Nashville country-soul collective Lambchop has announced the details for its U.S. tour in support of "Is a Woman," the group's sixth Merge album and the follow-up to 2000's critically acclaimed "Nixon Nashville country-soul collective Lambchop has announced the…

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