1. El-P, Definitive Jux Mates Hit The Road

    August 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed underground rapper/producer El-P has lined-up a fall tour showcasing the talent on his burgeoning Definitive Jux label. Mr. Lif and RJD2, as well as newcomers Sole Position and Cage & Co Acclaimed underground rapper/producer El-P has lined-up a fall tour showcasing the talent on…

  2. Hearing Postponed In Love/UMG Case

    August 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A hearing yesterday (Aug. 20) in the contract-dispute case between Courtney Love and Universal Music Group (UMG) was postponed at the request of lawyers for both sides, who wish to continue settlement A hearing yesterday (Aug. 20) in the contract-dispute case between Courtney Love and…

  3. Mana Plans U.S. Trek

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Mexican rock act Mana will kick off a 13-city U.S. tour Sept. 29 at the Magness Arena in Denver. The trip comes in support of the group's latest album, "Revolucion De Amor," due tomorrow (Aug. 20) via Mexican rock act Mana will kick off a 13-city U.S. tour Sept. 29 at the…

  4. Shake It Off

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Born in Jamaica and raised in Toronto, Jarvis Church arrives at this, his solo debut, with a rather impressive rÉsumÉ. Born in Jamaica and raised in Toronto, Jarvis Church arrives at this, his solo debut, with a rather impressive résumé. He co-founded the six-piece, acid-jazz-hued Philosopher…

  5. No Doubt, Garbage Expand Fall Tour

    August 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT California ska-pop act No Doubt has added more dates to its announced fall tour. The majority of the dates on the run will be with Garbage, and will feature opening stints by the Distillers and Good C California ska-pop act No Doubt has added more dates to its previously announced fall tour.…

  6. Billboard Bits: Michelle Branch, Elvis, Brian Setzer

    August 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Michelle Branch, Elvis, Brian Setzer Up-and-coming pop artist Michelle Branch is due to guest star on NBC's new nostalgic drama "American Dreams." Executive produced by Dick Clark and Jonathan Prince, the show is set in the early-1960s and will utilize vintage footage…

  7. Doves Soar Back To North America

    August 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. rock trio Doves has lined up a month-long North American tour, kicking off Sept. 7 at Chicago radio station Q101's Oysterfest and wrapping Oct. 9 in Los Angeles. It's the group's second outing in U.K. rock trio Doves has lined up a month-long North American tour, kicking…

  8. Hot Product

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Trick Daddy, Allison Moorer, Jarvis Church, and more. 'Holiday' Inn Everyone knows rapper Trick Daddy loves a good party. But for his latest Slip-N-Slide/Atlantic release, "Thug Holiday," the Miami native makes a notable shift in his career. …

  9. Sheryl Crow Lines Up Post-Jeep Solo Trek

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sheryl Crow won't wrap her headlining stint on the Jeep World Outside tour until Aug. 17 in Mansfield, Mass., but another trek is already on the horizon. Sheryl Crow won't wrap her headlining stint on the Jeep World Outside tour until Aug. 17 in Mansfield, Mass., but another trek is…

  10. Blues Explosion To Tour With YYY, Liars

    July 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion has finalized a fall West Coast tour, bringing along fellow New York garage rockers the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Liars. Launching Sept. 17 in Costa Mesa, Calif., the jaunt w The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion has finalized a fall West Coast tour, bringing along fellow…

  11. Billboard Bits: Black Sabbath, Jewel, Latin Grammys

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Black Sabbath, Jewel, Latin Grammys Vintage Black Sabbath concert recordings will be released next month on the Sanctuary album "Past Lives." Due Aug. 20, the two-disc set consists of live material recorded by the band's original lineup around 1975, prior to release of…

  12. This Day in Music

    July 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Presley Scott Harwell, son of Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell and Michelle Laroque, dies from complications due to acute lymphatic leukemia. 2001 - Presley Scott Harwell, son of Smash Mouth lead singer Steve Harwell and Michelle Laroque, dies from complications…

  13. Cave In To Tease Major Label Debut With EP

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Massachusetts-based rock quartet Cave In will tease its forthcoming major label debut album with the six-song "Tides of Tomorrow" EP, due Oct. 15 via Hydra Head. None of the songs on the set, which fe Massachusetts-based rock quartet Cave In will tease its forthcoming major label…

  14. Eagles Primed To Soar Again Next Year

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Eagles' 32-date tour of secondary-market arenas, which wrapped July 19-20 in Biloxi, Miss., drew more than 400,000 attendees and grossed about $38 million, the band's manager Irving Azoff tells Bi The Eagles' 32-date tour of secondary-market arenas, which wrapped July 19-20…

  15. Billboard Bits: Kurt Cobain, TMBG, Harry Connick Jr.

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Kurt Cobain, TMBG, Harry Connick Jr. "Journals," a hardcover book replicating the diaries of late Nirvana leader Kurt Cobain is near completion and will go on sale Nov. 11, Riverhead Books co-editorial director Julie Grau tells Billboard.com. "It's a replica of his…

  16. Chris Robinson Signs With Redline

    July 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson has signed with Best Buy-affiliated Redline Entertainment and is working on his solo debut album, "New Earth Mud." The set is tentatively due later this year, but Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson has signed with Best Buy-affiliated Redline…

  17. Billboard Bits: Shortlist, Marilyn Manson, Neil Peart

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Shortlist, Marilyn Manson, Neil Peart The full complement of "listmakers" for the 2002 Shortlist prize has been confirmed, with a total of 20 recording artists, record producers, film directors, journalists, and radio personalities making up the panel. Among those who will…

  18. Krall Continues Touring For 'Love'

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jazz artist Diana Krall has launched the second leg of her tour in support of "The Look of Love" (Verve), which debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Jazz Albums chart and a career-best No. 9 on The Bil Jazz artist Diana Krall has launched the second leg of her tour in support of…

  19. The Pixies

    July 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Unbeknownst to the majority of Pixies fans, the March 1987 recording session that produced the band's stunning debut album, Come on Pilgrim, also served as the spine for the rest of its career. Unbeknownst to the majority of Pixies fans, the March 1987 recording session that produced the…

  20. El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico 40 Aniversario

    July 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT How do you celebrate 40 years of musical output? In the case of seminal salsa band El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico—a performing group through and through—with a concert. How do you celebrate 40 years of musical output? In the case of seminal salsa band El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico—a performing…

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