1. 'Skiffle' King Lonnie Donegan Dies

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Lonnie Donegan, a musician whose "skiffle" sound inspired John Lennon and Pete Townshend to learn to play guitar, has died. Donegan died yesterday (Nov. 3) in Peterborough, central England, while on a Lonnie Donegan, a musician whose "skiffle" sound inspired John Lennon…

  2. Hot Product

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Justin Timberlake, Johnny Cash, U2, David Gray, Bjork, and more. 'Justify' My Love 'N Sync's Justin Timberlake says his Jive solo debut, "Justified," was written and recorded in a six-week creative spurt that was reminiscent of "…

  3. Gray Celebrates Big 'Day' On U.K. Album Chart

    November 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST David Gray swept to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (Nov. 3) with "A New Day at Midnight" (iht/East West), while a Eurodance version of Bryan Adams' "Heaven" by DJ Sammy & Yanou featuring David Gray swept to No. 1 on the U.K. album chart yesterday (Nov. 3)…

  4. Pearl Jam Incites A 'Riot'

    November 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. More than a decade after Pearl Jam attained stardom amid the Seattle-driven modern rock explosion, Eddie Vedder is quick to point out why the creative process continues to inspire him. "We have five songwriters," he says with a proud…

  5. White Honored At First Amendment Gala

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST As part of a benefit that featured performances by Elvis Costello, Lou Reed, Shawn Colvin, Ruben Blades, and Public Enemy, the Creative Coalition posthumously honored Billboard editor in chief Timothy As part of a benefit that featured performances by Elvis Costello, Lou Reed, Shawn Colvin,…

  6. Foo Fighters, Timberlake Crash U.K. Charts

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST There was great news for Foo Fighters but disappointment for Justin Timberlake as the new U.K. charts were unveiled yesterday (Oct. 27). Dave Grohl's Foo Fighters went straight to No. 1 with their new There was great news for Foo Fighters but disappointment for Justin Timberlake as the…

  7. McCartney Postpones Australia Show After Bali Bomb

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney said yesterday (Oct. 27) that he will postpone the final and biggest concert of his current world tour out of respect for the victims of the Bali bomb blasts. The arti Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney said yesterday (Oct. 27) that he will postpone the final…

  8. This Day in Music

    October 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Lonestar frontman Richie McDonald runs in the 26th annual Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. McDonald raises over $1,000 in pledge money for patients at St. Jude Children's Resear 2001 - Lonestar frontman Richie McDonald runs in the 26th annual Marine…

  9. Mayer Taps Randolph, Nickel Creek For Fall Tour

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter John Mayer will hit the road next month for a run through colleges and theaters, beginning Nov. 7 in Pompano Beach, Fla. The first eight dates on the tour will feature support from R Singer/songwriter John Mayer will hit the road next month for a run through colleges and…

  10. This Day in Music

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Billy Ray Cyrus lends his support to two causes when his tour bus stops in 16 different locations on Nashville's Music Row throughout the day to collect food for Second Harvest Food Bank 2000 - Billy Ray Cyrus lends his support to two causes when his tour bus…

  11. Audioslave Rocks The Mic With DMX

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Audioslave -- the band combining Rage Against The Machine's Brad Wilk, Tom Morello, and Tim Commerford with Soundgarden vocalist Chris Cornell -- have written and recorded a pair of songs with rapper Audioslave -- the band combining Rage Against The Machine's Brad Wilk, Tom Morello,…

  12. Radiohead, Coldplay Head Q Awards

    October 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For the second year running, Radiohead was honored as "best act in the world today" at the 13th annual Q Awards, held yesterday (Oct. 21) in London. Coldplay picked up the best album award for "A Rush For the second year running, Radiohead was honored as "best act in the…

  13. Mariah Hopes New Album Is A 'Charm'

    October 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey upcoming album will be titled "Charmbracelet," the artist has revealed on her official Web site. "Charmbracelets have always had a personal and sentimental significance for me," she wrote Mariah Carey upcoming album will be titled "Charmbracelet,"…

  14. Sum 41 Face The Music On Club Tour

    October 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Upstart Canadian rock outfit Sum 41 will preview its new Island album "Does This Look Infected?" on a 17-date club tour, set to kick off Oct. 31 in Dallas and run through Nov. 30 in San Diego. Tickets Upstart Canadian rock outfit Sum 41 will preview its new Island album "Does…

  15. Dope To Incite $12 Riot Tour

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Jagermeister-sponsored $12 Riot Tour, billing itself as a cheap alternative to today's expensive package trek, will kick off Oct. 31 in Randolph, N.J., with headliner Dope alongside Primer 55, Ski The Jagermeister-sponsored $12 Riot Tour, billing itself as a cheap alternative to…

  16. Bon Jovi 'Bounces' To No. 2 As Elvis Still Reigns

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bon Jovi boundes onto The Billboard 200 as "Bounce" (Island) bows at No. 2 on first week sales of 160,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. While it was enough to earn the group its highest debut Bon Jovi boundes onto The Billboard 200 as "Bounce" (Island) bows at No.…

  17. Manson Has A 'Massacre' On His Hands

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Manson has been tapped to score the remake of the 1974 horror flick "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." The film, currently in production, will be directed by Marcus Nispel, known for his work in t Marilyn Manson has been tapped to score the remake of the 1974 horror flick "…

  18. Hot Product

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Faith Hill, LL Cool J, "Red Hot + Riot," Jeff Buckley, and more. 'Cry' Me A River Faith Hill returns this week with her long-awaited new Warner Bros. album, "Cry." The title cut has made a quick impact across the Billboard singles…

  19. Marley's 'Rastaman' Gets Expanded Treatment

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Bob Marley & the Wailers' revered 1976 album "Rastaman Vibration" will be reissued in an expanded two-CD set Nov. 19 via Island/Tuff Gong/UME. Housing six previously unreleased mixes and nine prev Bob Marley & the Wailers' revered 1976 album "Rastaman…

  20. Theory Of A Deadman, Saliva, Audiovent To Tour

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock outfits Theory Of A Deadman, Saliva, and Audiovent will make a touring triple threat when they hit the road beginning Oct. 29 in New Orleans. Theory Of A Deadman is touring in support of i Modern rock outfits Theory Of A Deadman, Saliva, and Audiovent will make a touring triple…

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