1. Korn Cans Final Five Tour Dates

    December 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hard rock act Korn has canceled the quintet of U.S. dates remaining on its Pop Sux! Tour due to lead singer Jonathan Davis' strained vocal cords. A statement from the band's label, Epic, says the show Hard rock act Korn has canceled the quintet of U.S. dates remaining on its Pop Sux…

  2. Melt

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST These little rascals sure demonstrated they can sing and play their first time out, gaining instant impact at retail and radio with a mixture of youth-oriented country and well-executed ballads of sub These little rascals sure demonstrated they can sing and play their first time out, gaining…

  3. Jane's Addiction, Underworld Join Big Day Out

    November 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jane's Addiction, Underworld, Jimmy Eat World, Sparta, Xzibit, 2 Many DJs, and Murderdolls are among the latest additions to the star-studded lineup for the 2003 Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Jane's Addiction, Underworld, Jimmy Eat World, Sparta, Xzibit, 2 Many DJs, and…

  4. Indian Composer Sues Over Truth Hurts Sample

    October 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST A famed Indian composer has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the recent hit single "Addictive" by Truth Hurts featuring Rakim borrowed heavily and without permission from a 20-year-old Hindi A famed Indian composer has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming the recent…

  5. 2002 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards Winners

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT International Bluegrass Music Association Awards Winners Here are the winners for the 13th annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Awards, held Oct. 17 at the Kentucky Center for the Arts in Louisville: Entertainer of the year: the Del McCoury Band Male vocalist of the…

  6. Kylie, Kasey, Silverchair Sweep ARIA Awards

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kylie Minogue, Silverchair, and Kasey Chambers were the big winners at the 16th Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, held today (Oct. 15) at the Sydney SuperDome. Minogue won for best Kylie Minogue, Silverchair, and Kasey Chambers were the big winners at the 16th Australian…

  7. Korn Kompiles DVD, Reissues New Album

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-topping hard rock act Korn will issue the "Korn Live" VHS/DVD Nov. 19 via Epic/Immortal. The release chronicles the band's June 10 show at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom on the eve of the relea Chart-topping hard rock act Korn will issue the "Korn Live"…

  8. Stoned, But Not Dethroned: Elvis Remains On Top

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It was like the 1960s all over again as Elvis Presley battled the Rolling Stones for the top spot on The Billboard 200. When the smoke cleared, Elvis had a slight edge, holding at No. 1 for a second w It was like the 1960s all over again as Elvis Presley battled the Rolling Stones for the top…

  9. Foos, QOTSA, Wilco Lead Big Day Out

    October 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters, Queens Of The Stone Age, Wilco, and Deftones lead the powerhouse lineup for the 2003 Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand, which will run for six dates beginning Jan. 17 in Auck Foo Fighters, Queens Of The Stone Age, Wilco, and Deftones lead the powerhouse lineup for…

  10. Billboard Bits: Kool G Rap, Erykah Badu/Common, Adema

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Kool G Rap, Erykah Badu/Common, Adema Veteran hip-hop artist Kool G Rap will issue his eighth studio album, "The Giancana Story," Nov. 12 as his first release under a newly signed deal with Rawkus/Koch Entertainment. The set features guest appearances by Capone-N-Noreaga,…

  11. New Book Chronicles Pete Best's Beatles Adventures

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For 40 years, Pete Best has been known as the world's most famous sacking victim, the man dismissed by the Beatles when they were on the very cusp of becoming the most successful group of all time. Th For 40 years, Pete Best has been known as the world's most famous sacking victim,…

  12. Hot Product for Monday, Sept. 24, 2002

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from India.Arie, Peter Gabriel, Beck, and Underworld, the Johnny Cash tribute "Kindred Spirits," and more. Fantastic 'Voyage' It's unusual to meet a successful artist who is not caught up in the pressures of celebrity, but India.Arie seems to be…

  13. Nickelback Leads High Times' 'Doobie' List

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the third annual Doobie Awards for Conscious Music. Hosted by counterculture magazine High Times, the Sept. 25 cerem As the only band with two nominations, hard rock act Nickelback leads the field for the…

  14. Chambers, Lloyd, Silverchair Lead ARIA Nominations

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kasey Chambers, Alex Lloyd, and Silverchair lead the nominations for the Australian Record Industry Association (ARIA) Awards, with seven each. New acts George and the Vines received six nominations a Kasey Chambers, Alex Lloyd, and Silverchair lead the nominations for the Australian Record…

  15. MTV Invades Canadian Campuses

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT About a year after establishing a Canadian version of the music channel, MTV will launch its first Campus Invasion tour of the country's institutes of higher learning. Set to kick off Oct. 4 at the Un About a year after establishing a Canadian version of the music channel, MTV will…

  16. Underworld Takes 'Off'

    September 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Three years after Underworld seduced the world with the Generation X-defining hit "Born Slippy" (immortalized in the film "Trainspotting"), the U.K. outfit returned full-throttle with 1999's "Beaucoup Fish." An…

  17. Aerosmith May Sing The Blues On Next Album

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Aerosmith touring machine, which rolls into Camden, N.J., tomorrow (Sept. 7) with Run-D.M.C. and Kid Rock, is once again flying high in support of the recently released Columbia greatest hits pack The Aerosmith touring machine, which rolls into Camden, N.J., tomorrow (Sept. 7) with Run-D…

  18. Hackers Insert Pro-Piracy Slant On RIAA Web Site

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hackers attacked the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) Web site yesterday (Aug. 28) for the second time in a month, dramatically altering several pages of content in what appeared to Hackers attacked the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) Web site…

  19. Korn, Disturbed Proclaim 'Pop Sux!'

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock act Korn will follow its current European tour with a U.S. jaunt set to kick off Oct. 8 in Manchester, N.H. Although only 17 dates lasting through Nov. 2 in San Antonio, Texas, are as yet co Hard rock act Korn will follow its current European tour with a U.S. jaunt set to kick off…

  20. A Musical Romance and Satch Blows the Blues

    August 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In a move that is both marketing-savvy and consumer-friendly, Sony Legacy has broken out thematic single-disc anthologies from its recent Grammy Award-winning deluxe boxed sets devoted to jazz immorta BILLIE HOLIDAY & LESTER YOUNG A Musical Romance COMPILATION PRODUCER: Jeff Rosen…

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