1. Kings Of Leon, Darkness Join Big Day Out

    November 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Kings Of Leon, the Darkness, Muse, Felix Da Housecat, Thursday, Afrika Bambaataa, Poison The Well, the Sleepy Jackson, Audio Bullys, David Holmes and Lost Prophets are among the acts that have joined Kings Of Leon, the Darkness, Muse, Felix Da Housecat, Thursday, Afrika Bambaataa, Poison The…

  2. Billboard Bits: Corgan/Blindside, Beck, Farm Aid

    October 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Corgan/Blindside, Beck, Farm Aid Former Smashing Pumpkins/Zwan leader Billy Corgan has contributed guitar to a song on Swedish rock band Blindside's forthcoming album. "Billy Corgan heard a song, flipped out, and asked if he could play guitar on the record," the band&…

  3. Basement Jaxx Goes Pop On Third Set

    October 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe, who collectively record as Basement Jaxx, know their way around international dancefloors. The British duo's two albums -- "Remedy" and "Rooty" -- have spawned several No. 1 club hits,…

  4. Rice, Spree Head 'Eclectic' Show

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The concert is aligned with the station's "Morning Becomes Eclectic" morning show, and features a bill similar to the varied, global reach of that show's playlists. Los Angeles-based public radio station KCRW has tapped recent Shortlist Prize winner Damien Rice, the…

  5. Verve/Remixed 2

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Like its predecessor "Verve Remixed," "Verve/Remixed 2" finds today's DJ/producers remixing and reinterpreting classic recordings from Verve's legendary vaults. Like its predecessor "Verve Remixed," "Verve/Remixed 2" finds today's DJ…

  6. Breaking & Entering

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Pretty Girls Make Graves and Felix da Housecat. PRETTY GIRLS ON THE MOVE: The name of the song that opens the second effort from Pretty Girls Make Graves is "Something Bigger, Something Brighter."…

  7. BREAKING & ENTERING

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Breaking Acts Entering Billboard charts: Pretty Girls Make Graves & Felix Da Housecat. /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Felix da Housecat …

  8. Party Monster

    September 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The film "Party Monster" is about New York club kid Michael Alig's notorious rise to fame and murderous downfall in the late '80s/early '90s. The film "Party Monster" is about New York club kid Michael Alig's notorious rise to fame and murderous…

  9. Q&A With Gov't Mule's Warren Haynes

    September 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Three years after the August 2000 death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov't Mule marks the end of an era -- and the start of a new one -- with the Oct. 7 release of "The Deepest End." The two-CD/DVD Three years after the August 2000 death of founding member Allen Woody, Gov&…

  10. Voodoo Fest Conjures Major Music Stars

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Everyone from rapper 50 Cent to goth rocker Marilyn Manson to world-renowned DJ Paul Oakenfold will be on hand for New Orleans' fifth-annual Voodoo Music festival. More than 40 acts have been confirme Everyone from rapper 50 Cent to goth rocker Marilyn Manson to world-renowned DJ Paul…

  11. This Day in Music

    August 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>In a Nashville courtroom, country singer Deana Carter avoids jail time by entering a "best interest" plea of driving while impaired, and instead receives a sentence of community service 2002 - In a Nashville courtroom, country singer Deana Carter avoids…

  12. Basement Jaxx Slips 'Kash' In Pocket

    August 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT U.K. dance duo Basement Jaxx has put the finishing touches on a new album, "Kish Kash," due in late October via Astralwerks. U.K. dance duo Basement Jaxx has put the finishing touches on a new album, "Kish Kash," due in late October via Astralwerks. The set is the follow…

  13. Breaking & Entering

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. This week: The Hiss, Cooler Kids and Café Tacuba. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. HISSIN' IN THE U.K.: When Atlanta four…

  14. Rapper Camoflauge Fatally Shot

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Camoflauge (real name: Jason Johnson), whose homespun albums made him a celebrity in Savannah, Ga., while flirting with greater fame, was fatally shot while walking with his toddler son outside Rapper Camoflauge (real name: Jason Johnson), whose homespun albums made him a celebrity in…

  15. Eclectic Acts Rock Fourth Coachella Fest

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT More than seventy acts performed across five stages this weekend (April 26-27) at the fourth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival. Drawing more than 30,000 to the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, Ca More than seventy acts performed across five stages this weekend (April 26-27) at the fourth…

  16. This Day in Music

    April 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, dies after a long battle with congestive heart failure. He is 82. 2002 - James Al Hendrix, who introduced his son, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, to music, dies after a long battle with…

  17. AFIM's 2003 Indie Awards

    March 19, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Assn. For Independent Music handed out its 2003 Indie Awards March 18 at a luncheon during its convention at the Orlando (Fla.) World Center Marriott. The AFIM confab was held in conjunction with The Assn. For Independent Music handed out its 2003 Indie Awards March 18 at a luncheon…

  18. Billboard Bits: P. Diddy, Ryan Adams, 'Sesame Street'

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on P. Diddy, Ryan Adams, 'Sesame Street' Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will perform his first dance track, "Let's Get Ill," in tandem with vocalist Kelis on March 19 at the second DanceStar awards, to be handed out at Miami Beach's Lummus Park. Diddy'…

  19. 11ask

    March 12, 2003 12:00 AM EST Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Madonna, George Strait, and David Bowie/Trent Reznor. 'LIFE' IN THE FAST LANE Dear Keith, Madonna's new album, "American Life," is causing quite a stir even before the single has been heard by the public. I am…

  20. DJ Kicks

    February 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Tiga's latest beat-mixed affair (his first for the revered DJ Kicks series) fits perfectly into the nÜ-electro landscape. Tiga's latest beat-mixed affair (his first for the revered DJ Kicks series) fits perfectly into the nü-electro landscape. In fact, fans of the Montreal DJ…

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