1. Hot Product

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from DMX, Incubus, Dilated Peoples, Bush, Gov't Mule, and more. 'Great' Expectations Rapper DMX's fourth album, "The Great Depression," arrives this week via Def Jam. The 17-track set follows last year's "And Then There Was X,"…

  2. Waters Takes 'In The Flesh' International

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Roger Waters was in Studio One at London's famous Abbey Road Studios today (Oct. 19), where with Pink Floyd he recorded many of the band's best-known songs, to announce his In The Flesh 2002 world tou Roger Waters was in Studio One at London's famous Abbey Road Studios today …

  3. White Stripes Fend Off The Gap As Tour Nears

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Although hotly hyped Detroit rock outfit the White Stripes did turn down an appearance in an advertisement for clothing retailer The Gap, the offer was nowhere near the estimated $1 million claimed in Although hotly hyped Detroit rock outfit the White Stripes did turn down an appearance in an…

  4. Billboard Bits: Shania Twain, 'Volunteers,' Lil' Troy

    October 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on Shania Twain, the 'Volunteers for America' benefit concerts, and rapper Lil' Troy. Shania Twain has readied two MCA home video releases for next month. The first, "The Platinum Collection DVD," is due Nov. 6 and features 21 music videos in chronological…

  5. Dismemberment Plan Takes 'Change' On The Road

    October 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Washington, D.C.-based indie rock outfit the Dismemberment Plan has lined up an 18-date European tour to coincide with the Oct. 23 release of its fourth Desoto album, "Change." The trek begins tomorro Washington, D.C.-based indie rock outfit the Dismemberment Plan has lined up an 18…

  6. Destiny's Child Calls Off European Tour

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Destiny's Child has become the latest major artist to postpone a European tour in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The trek, which was set to begin Oct. 24 in Stockholm and run through a No Destiny's Child has become the latest major artist to postpone a European tour in…

  7. Mercury Rev Takes 'Dream' On Tour

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran experimental rock act Mercury Rev has lined up its first series of North American dates in support of its latest V2 album, "All Is Dream." The trek begins Nov. 22 in Toronto and wraps Dec. 12 Veteran experimental rock act Mercury Rev has lined up its first series of North…

  8. Best-Of 'Echoes' Pink Floyd's Past

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pink Floyd will on Nov. 6 issue a two-CD retrospective of its 35-year career, specially selected and sequenced by members Dave Gilmour, Nick Mason, and Rick Wright, as well as Roger Waters, who left t Pink Floyd will on Nov. 6 issue a two-CD retrospective of its 35-year career, specially…

  9. U.K. Honors Armatrading

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading was honored yesterday (Oct. 15) at Buckingham Palace in London for her services to music. The 50-year-old performer, who grew up in Birmingham, England, became an MB Singer-songwriter Joan Armatrading was honored yesterday (Oct. 15) at Buckingham Palace in…

  10. Microsoft Campaign Borrows Madonna's 'Ray'

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Madonna's Grammy-winning song "Ray of Light" is the theme for Microsoft's advertising campaign for Windows XP, which the company toned down after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but still promoted as Madonna's Grammy-winning song "Ray of Light" is the theme…

  11. Clapton Brings 'Hyde Park' To DVD

    October 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Warner/Reprise is readying an Eric Clapton concert DVD, "Live in Hyde Park," for Nov. 13 release. The disc, featuring the legendary guitarist playing to 150,000 people at a free concert in London on J Warner/Reprise is readying an Eric Clapton concert DVD, "Live in Hyde Park,…

  12. Avalanches Start A Landslide

    October 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT To get a feel for Australian dance/electronic five-piece the Avalanches, all one need do is view their video for "Frontier Psychiatrist." Lensed by Kuntz + Maguire for Propaganda Films, the visually s To get a feel for Australian dance/electronic five-piece the Avalanches, all one…

  13. Jalbert Wins Masterprize Classical Competition

    October 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pierre Jalbert won the $44,000 Masterprize composing competition for new classical music. Jalbert, a 33-year-old music teacher at Rice University in Houston, was given a standing ovation from a packed Pierre Jalbert won the $44,000 Masterprize composing competition for new classical music.…

  14. Billboard Bits: United We Stand, De La Soul, Slade

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on United We Stand, De La Soul, Slade Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Goo Goo Dolls, Train, and Rod Stewart are the latest additions to the United We Stand benefit concert, set for Oct. 21 at Washington, D.C.'s RFK Stadium. They join previously confirmed performers such as Michael…

  15. Robbie Turns Back The Clock With 'Swing'

    October 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT London's Royal Albert Hall was reminiscent of a bygone age last night (Oct. 10) as former boy-band sensation Robbie Williams entertained an adoring sell-out crowd with his versions of swing classics. London's Royal Albert Hall was reminiscent of a bygone age last night (Oct. 10) as…

  16. Mann, Penn Scrap European Tour

    October 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Aimee Mann and Michael Penn have postponed their European tour -- which was scheduled to start Thursday (Oct. 11) in London and hit 12 stops through Oct. 29 in Copenhagen -- in light of the recent ter Aimee Mann and Michael Penn have postponed their European tour -- which was scheduled to…

  17. Slayer Planning North American Tour

    October 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran metal act Slayer will set out on a North American tour beginning Oct. 29 in New Orleans. The trek comes in support of the group's latest American Recordings album, "God Hates Us All," which de Veteran metal act Slayer will set out on a North American tour beginning Oct.…

  18. TMBG Plan 'Holidayland' EP

    October 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of the group's recently released Restless debut, "Mink Car," They Might Be Giants now have a holiday EP coming down the pike. The group will release the five-track "Holidayland" disc Nov. On the heels of the group's recently released Restless debut, …

  19. Billboard Bits: MTV Europe, Manny Albam, Les Savy Fav

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on MTV Europe, Manny Albam, Les Savy Fav Australian pop songstress/current U.K. chart queen Kylie Minogue and modern rockers R.E.M. are the latest artists signed to perform live at this year's MTV Europe Music Awards, to be held Nov. 8 in Frankfurt, Germany. Minogue and R.E.M.,…

  20. Jamiroquai's Jay Kay Denies Assault Charges

    October 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Jamiroquai lead singer Jay Kay today (Oct. 8) denied charges of common assault and criminal damage following an alleged fight with a photographer. The 31-year-old artist is accused of smashing camera Jamiroquai lead singer Jay Kay today (Oct. 8) denied charges of common assault and criminal…

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