1. The Wait Is Over: Elvis Gets Rowdy

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Welcome back to the only new-wave hero whose last record was with a mezzo-soprano and whose next project is "a 200-page score written with a pencil." Between these projects, Elvis Costello is rockin' Welcome back to the only new-wave hero whose last record was with a mezzo…

  2. First Contact

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST First Contact is home to the Toto-sampling top 20 European hit "Another Chance," which also topped the official singles chart in the U.K. First Contact is home to the Toto-sampling top 20 European hit "Another Chance," which also topped the official singles chart in the U…

  3. Elvis Costello Slates U.S. Tour

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Elvis Costello has lined up his first slate of U.S. tour dates in support of his forthcoming Island album "When I Was Cruel." Currently confirmed dates kick off May 18 in Portland, Ore., and last thro Elvis Costello has lined up his first slate of U.S. tour dates in support of his…

  4. Stone Temple Pilots Flesh Out Spring Tour

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran modern rock outfit Stone Temple Pilots has confirmed a 16-date spring U.S. tour, comprising a mix of festival and headlining appearances. The trek begins April 12 with a previously announced s Veteran modern rock outfit Stone Temple Pilots has confirmed a 16-date spring U.S. tour,…

  5. Jail Time Sought For Estefan Suspect

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST A Miami prosecutor said that he intends to seek a jail sentence against a Venezuelan singer/actor charged with trespassing at the island home of Gloria and Emilio Estefan. The Estefans have obtained a A Miami prosecutor said that he intends to seek a jail sentence against a Venezuelan singer…

  6. Charlatans, Starsailor Return To Isle Of Wight

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Charlatans U.K., Starsailor, Ash, and Robert Plant & Strange Sensations are among the acts confirmed for the return of the Isle Of Wight festival, the first staging of the U.K. event since 197 The Charlatans U.K., Starsailor, Ash, and Robert Plant & Strange Sensations are among…

  7. Manson Ushering In A New 'Golden Age'

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Marilyn Manson has chosen "The Golden Age of Grotesque" as the title for his group's fifth studio album, the singer confirmed yesterday (March 21) on his official Web site. The set, which Manson descr Marilyn Manson has chosen "The Golden Age of Grotesque" as the…

  8. He Might Sing About Them, But Ben Kweller Is Hardly A Slacker

    March 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST "It's a slacker's lifestyle that we do so well," folk-popster Ben Kweller muses on "Commerce, TX," a song from his new album and solo debut, "Sha Sha," due March 26 via ATO). "It's a slacker's lifestyle that we do so well," folk…

  9. Dando, Lambchop, Cocker Salute Hazlewood

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label City Slang will simultaneously release two albums featuring the work of the veteran artist and former music business mogul Lee Hazlewood on June 3 in Eur The U.K. arm of Berlin-based independent label City Slang will simultaneously release two…

  10. Young Extends U.K. Chart Dominance

    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Will Young's "Evergreen"/"Anything Is Possible" (RCA) continues to climb the all-time sales ladder as it begins a third week at the top of the U.K. singles chart. The title is now the 16th biggest-sel Will Young's "Evergreen"/"Anything Is Possible…

  11. Keith, Brooks & Dunn Lead ACM Nominees

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards. Both acts are nominated in the entertainer of the year cat With six nominations each, Brooks & Dunn and Toby Keith are the top contenders for the…

  12. Grammy Surge Pushes 'O Brother' To The Top

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Just two weeks after generating a host of Grammy victories, the Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" claims the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200. The set manages the feat 63 Just two weeks after generating a host of Grammy victories, the Lost Highway…

  13. Country Artist Pat Green Attacked In Texas

    March 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Country artist Pat Green was forced to cancel a planned appearance last night (March 12) due to injuries he suffered during an assault the previous evening. Green was hospitalized Brownsville, Texas, Country artist Pat Green was forced to cancel a planned appearance last night (March 12) due…

  14. Hill, Arie, Marsalis Hit Caribbean Jazz Fest

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Neo-soul songstress Lauryn Hill will headline a May 11 concert as part of the annual St. Lucia Jazz Festival in the Caribbean. The event, now in its 11th year, will also feature performances by India. Neo-soul songstress Lauryn Hill will headline a May 11 concert as part of the annual St.…

  15. MTV2 Presents New Artists On Tour

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST LostProphets and Apex Theory will hit the road next week on an MTV2-sponsored tour. The U.S. tour will kick off March 19 in San Diego and close May 7 in Albuquerque, N.M. Party rocker Andrew WK will j LostProphets and Apex Theory will hit the road next week on an MTV2-sponsored tour. The U.S.…

  16. White Lilies Island

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST After living in the shadow of her 1998 smash, "Torn," Aussie Natalie Imbruglia proves she's no one-hit wonder with the success of her current single, "Wrong Impression." Fans who pick up her sophomore After living in the shadow of her 1998 smash, "Torn,"…

  17. Louis Prima's Widow Sues Over Royalties

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Gia Prima, widow of vocal great Louis Prima, has sued a Canadian music company, alleging it has not paid royalties due the estate of the Grammy-winning composer. The suit against Unidisc Music Inc. is Gia Prima, widow of vocal great Louis Prima, has sued a Canadian music company, alleging it…

  18. Warped Tour To Kick Off In Late June

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching June 21 outside Boise, Idaho, and wrapping Aug. 15 in Boston. As previously reported, the summer fest will be h The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching…

  19. Weezer's Self Promotion Irks Label

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The unfamiliar Weezer songs listeners are hearing on U.S. modern rock radio stations this week have originated from an unlikely source: the band itself. "Dope Nose," "Keep Fishin'," "Take Control," an The unfamiliar Weezer songs listeners are hearing on U.S.…

  20. Nickelback, Default Prepare To 'Invade'

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hard rock outfits Nickelback, Default, and Injected will lead MTV's annual Campus Invasion tour, which will also feature rising U.K. modern rock act Starsailor on the inaugural MTV2 stage. The trek bo Hard rock outfits Nickelback, Default, and Injected will lead MTV's annual Campus…

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