1. The Spitfire Grill

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In a genre known for being big and brassy, it's always a pleasure to come across a musical that revels in its quiet moments. In a genre known for being big and brassy, it's always a pleasure to come across a musical that revels in its quiet moments. That's why The Spitfire…

  2. Greatest Hits

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Penultimate swamp-pop classic "Louisiana Man" by brothers Rusty and Doug Kershaw—originally released on Acuff-Rose Publishing founders Roy Acuff and Fred Rose's Hickory Records (and produced by Penultimate swamp-pop classic "Louisiana Man" by brothers Rusty and Doug…

  3. A Good Tip for a Good Time

    June 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Retro rocker Cato Salsa Experience is the latest entry to the growing list of bands exploring the neo-garage/ post-punk sound most commonly associated with the Strokes and the White Stripes. Retro rocker Cato Salsa Experience is the latest entry to the growing list of bands exploring the neo…

  4. Chase the Sun

    June 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT MCA newcomer Shannon Lawson impresses out of the gate, powered by notable musicianship and sturdy vocals and songwriting chops. MCA newcomer Shannon Lawson impresses out of the gate, powered by notable musicianship and sturdy vocals and songwriting chops. Lawson's vigorous vocal effort…

  5. 2002 ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards winners

    June 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The 15th Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards, which honor the songwriters and publishers of the top ASCAP songs of the 2001 R&B/hip-hop, rap, dance and reggae charts, were held June 17 in Beverly The 15th Annual ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards, which honor the songwriters and publishers of…

  6. Durst Testifies In Big Day Out Inquest

    June 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Limp Bizkit warned concert organizers of security problems during its tour of Australia and New Zealand before a teenage fan died in a crowd crush, lead singer Fred Durst said today (June 17) in Sydne Limp Bizkit warned concert organizers of security problems during its tour of Australia and…

  7. Santana, Snoop, Bootsy Set For ESPY Awards

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Santana, Snoop Dogg, and funk pioneer Bootsy Collins have signed on to perform during the 2002 ESPY Awards, which honor outstanding sports achievements. The 10th annual event will be hosted by actor S Santana, Snoop Dogg, and funk pioneer Bootsy Collins have signed on to perform during the…

  8. Third Eye Blind Links With Goos For Summer Tour

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock outfit Third Eye Blind will join Goo Goo Dolls for the second leg of the band's North American summer tour, beginning July 29 in Phoenix. The group will be on board through a Sept. 13 clos Modern rock outfit Third Eye Blind will join Goo Goo Dolls for the second leg of the…

  9. Bizkit Tour Manager Blames Organizers For Fan Death

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A tour manager for Limp Bizkit told an inquest in Sydney today (June 6) that concert organizers were to blame for the death of a 15-year-old fan who was crushed during a concert in Australia last year A tour manager for Limp Bizkit told an inquest in Sydney today (June 6) that concert…

  10. Vanessa

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With a formidable list of accompaniment vocal credits on her rÉsumÉ, including such gospel royalty as Yolanda Adams and the Canton Spirituals, Williams (not to be confused with the pop/R With a formidable list of accompaniment vocal credits on her résumé, including such gospel royalty as…

  11. Bizkit's Durst Campaigns For Guitarist's Return

    May 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Although Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst seems ready to welcome former guitarist Wes Borland back into the band's lineup, posting the latter's personal email address on the Internet might not be the b Although Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst seems ready to welcome former guitarist…

  12. Buddy Guy Wins Three W.C. Handy Honors

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Buddy Guy was among the multiple winners at the W.C. Handy Awards, staged by the Blues Foundation last night (May 23) in Memphis, Billboard Bulletin reports. Guy won for contemporary male artist of th Buddy Guy was among the multiple winners at the W.C. Handy Awards, staged by the Blues…

  13. New Tortoise, Sea And Cake Sets On The Way

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chicago underground rock outfits Tortoise and the Sea & Cake should both have new releases out on Thrill Jockey by fall, drummer John McEntire tells Billboard.com. "We started some recording in De Chicago underground rock outfits Tortoise and the Sea & Cake should both have new…

  14. Aaliyah Tops BET Awards Nominations

    May 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Late singer/actress Aaliyah leads the field for the second annual BET Awards with a total of four nominations. Tied with three nods apiece are B2K and Alicia Keys, while rapper Ja Rule has two. Along Late singer/actress Aaliyah leads the field for the second annual BET Awards with a total of…

  15. Fatboy, GBV, Moby Light Up 'Ultimate X'

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The soundtrack to "ESPN's Ultimate X: The Movie" is filled with appropriately explosive music. Due May 14 via Hollywood Records, the set features previously released tracks from the likes of Fatboy Sl The soundtrack to "ESPN's Ultimate X: The Movie" is filled…

  16. Hot Product

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Musiq Soulchild, Lauryn Hill, Tom Waits, and more. 'Listen' Up Musiq, the artist formerly known as Musiq Soulchild, returns this week with his sophomore Def Soul album, "Juslisen." The set is the follow-up to 2000's "Aijuswanaseing,…

  17. TunesOnTV

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT TV Listings for May 6-12, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 6 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Norah Jones (also scheduled Mary Tyler Moore, the latest evictee from "Survivor: Marquesas"). "…

  18. Papa Roach, Ja Rule, Shakira To Salute Aerosmith

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Papa Roach, Ja Rule, Shakira, Nas, Sum-41, and X-Ecutioners have joined the lineup for MTV's upcoming mtvICON salute to Aerosmith. As previously reported, Kid Rock, Train, and Pink will also perform A Papa Roach, Ja Rule, Shakira, Nas, Sum-41, and X-Ecutioners have joined the lineup for…

  19. New Sacred Cow

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST If you've ever wondered what George Michael backed by Timbaland would sound like, look no further than New Sacred Cow, the debut release by Ethiopian-born artist Kenna. If you've ever wondered what George Michael backed by Timbaland would sound like, look no further than New Sacred…

  20. 'Family Values Tour 2001' Live Album Due In May

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Elektra has set a May 7 release date for the "Family Values Tour 2001" live album, the third such release to document the rock-oriented trek. The set sports a variety of tracks from last year's tour p Elektra has set a May 7 release date for the "Family Values Tour 2001…

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