1. Original Duran Duran Lineup To Reunite

    May 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The original five members of Duran Duran are reforming for the first time in more than 15 years. Simon Le Bon, Nick Rhodes, John Taylor, Roger Taylor, and Andy Taylor have not recorded together since The original five members of Duran Duran are reforming for the first time in more than 15…

  2. The Anglo Files

    May 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Goldfrapp, Boris Dlugosch, Moloko, Slam, Todd Edwards Second Time Lucky For Goldfrapp U.K. act Goldfrapp, currently following up its recent sold-out European tour with its first North American live dates (also sold-out), is set to re-release the "Utopia" single. Originally…

  3. Silk Returns With Another 'Session'

    May 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT It's been almost a decade since Atlanta-based quintet Silk stormed the music world with its 1992 chart-topping debut album, "Lose Control," which it followed in 1995 with "Silk." As the group prepares It's been almost a decade since Atlanta-based quintet Silk…

  4. Peters Sounds Alarm For 20th Anniversary

    May 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Alarm's Mike Peters will mark the 20th anniversary of his former band with the Alarm Anniversary World Tour. The solo acoustic jaunt will touch down for a pair of dates May 15-16 in Rome and a hom The Alarm's Mike Peters will mark the 20th anniversary of his former band with the…

  5. Billboard Bits: Rory Gallagher, Sopranos, Vision Fest

    May 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Rory Gallagher, Sopranos, Vision Fest Members of U2, Oasis, the Corrs, and many others are expected to be part of a stellar turnout in Northwest London this evening for the screening of "Rory Gallagher: Irish Tour 74." The remastered film of the late and much-loved Irish…

  6. The Anglo Files

    May 01, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Basement Jaxx, Slam, Deviant Records, Chuck D, Public Domain, Essential Festival, Grand Central, Fat City Basement Jaxx Album & U.S. Tour Basement Jaxx -- aka Simon Ratcliffe and Felix Buxton -- is set to release its eagerly anticipated sophomore LP, "Rooty" on June 25…

  7. Monroe's Mandolin Going to Kentucky

    April 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bill Monroe's battered and scarred mandolin, on which a new American musical genre was created, is going to the late artist's birthplace in Kentucky as a million-dollar musical instrument. Bill Monroe's battered and scarred mandolin, on which a new American musical genre was…

  8. The Anglo Files

    April 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Agent Sumo, Matthew Herbert, Compost, Air, Mark B & Blade Agent Sumo Set to Dominate Agent Sumo -- Martin Cole and Steven Halliday -- are the latest dance act to emerge from the prolific area of South London that spawned fellow Virgin signings Mutiny and Basement Jaxx (XL…

  9. Hot Product

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Janet Jackson, the Bee Gees, Tim McGraw, Case, Blind Boys Of alabama, and more. 'All' You Ever Wanted Janet Jackson's "All for You" (Virgin) is the follow-up to 1997's chart-topping "The Velvet Rope." The title track is in its…

  10. VH1 Bolstering Original Programming

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT VH1 is getting behind the music -- and replacing a lot of it with comedies and dramas. The cable network announced it plans to debut a slate of original programming over the next year that includes sc VH1 is getting behind the music -- and replacing a lot of it with comedies and dramas. The…

  11. Love Is Live!

    April 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Love Fellowship Tabernacle (LFT)—pastored by modern gospel phenom Hezekiah Walker—has flourished over the past decade, so, too, has the church's 70-voice choi As the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Love Fellowship Tabernacle (LFT)—pastored by modern gospel phenom…

  12. Soul Power

    April 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Framed by the U.K.'s unwavering reverence for all things soulful, this 16-track compilation is a contemporary treat that showcases both U.S. and U.K. Framed by the U.K.'s unwavering reverence for all things soulful, this 16-track compilation is a contemporary treat that showcases…

  13. David Frizzell 2001

    April 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran singer/songwriter David Frizzell debuts both his own label and a new duet partner in Peggy Rains, and it's no surprise that this is a stone country affair. Veteran singer/songwriter David Frizzell debuts both his own label and a new duet partner in Peggy Rains, and it's no…

  14. R&B Stars Turn Out Covers On 'Rhythm & Spirit' Set

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Songs recorded by Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Bette Midler, and Dolly Parton are among those covered by R&B artists for the inspirational compilation "Rhythm & Spirit: Love Can Build a Bridge." D Songs recorded by Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Bette Midler, and Dolly Parton are…

  15. Whiskeytown On Lost Highway

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins to describe the two-year delay in the release of the alt-country band's third full-length album, "Pneumonia. "It was like waiting in a really "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins…

  16. Whiskeytown On Lost Highway

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he begins to describe the two-year delay in the release of the alt-country band's third full-length album, "Pneumonia. "It was like waiting in a really long "Ugh," Whiskeytown's Mike Daly mutters, as he…

  17. Everything But The Girl Chills Out

    April 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT With 20 years' experience creating the kind of music that can chill a person to the point of inertia, Everything But The Girl's Ben Watt and Tracey Thorn were obvious choices to assemble the sixth vol With 20 years' experience creating the kind of music that can chill a person…

  18. Billboard Bits: Neil Finn, Creed, AC/DC

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Neil Finn, Eddie Vedder, Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien and drummer Phil Selway, ex-Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Lisa Germano, ex-Soul Coughing bassist Sebastian Steinberg, AC/DC, Creed, Scot Former Crowded House/Split Enz principal Neil Finn's star-studded concert tomorrow…

  19. The Anglo Files

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Homelands, Kosheen, Schiller, Mr. Bongo. Homelands To Go Ahead As Planned Reports that U.K. dance music festival Homelands is the latest event to be canceled due to the current outbreak of foot and mouth disease sweeping the U.K. countryside are apparently hearsay. Official sources…

  20. Waters, Hooker, Lewis Among Mississippi Hall Honorees

    April 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bluesmen Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, rock'n'roll pianist Jerry Lee Lewis, and gospel singer James Blackwood are among the 17 new inductees into the Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame. Other indu Bluesmen Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, rock'n'roll pianist Jerry Lee…

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