1. Incubus Sues To Break Free From Contract

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Modern rock outfit Incubus has filed a lawsuit against Sony Corp. in an attempt to break free from its contract that requires the group to make four more albums with the company's Epic Records label. Modern rock outfit Incubus has filed a lawsuit against Sony Corp. in an attempt to break…

  2. This Day in Music

    February 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2002 - </b>Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his wife on their property in Franklin, Tenn. While taking a solo run, he hits a tree head-on at a high speed and brea 2002 - Country artist Jeff Carson is seriously injured while sledding with his…

  3. Dirty Power Finds Surprising Success

    February 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Patrick Goodwin still smiles with equal parts shy surprise and minor disbelief every time he meets a fan of his band, Dirty Power. "I honestly thought that people would find us to be completely uncool," he says. "There's…

  4. Hot Product

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing the "Daredevil" soundtrack, new albums from Johnny Marr, the Marsalis Family, and more. The 'Devil' Inside New recordings by Nickelback, Fuel, and Moby lead the soundtrack to the hotly anticipated film "Daredevil," due this week from Wind-Up Records.…

  5. 06TunesOnTV

    February 03, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 3-9, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, FEB. 3 "The Caroline Rhea Show," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' Kevin Richardson, Lifehouse. "Boston Public," Fox Featured…

  6. CHART BEAT CHAT

    January 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses the Carpenters, 'The Disco Ball,' record holding artists, triple-titled tunes, artists who have charted under different names, and bad jokes with readers. REMEMBERING KAREN Hello Fred: Feb. 4, 2003 marks the 20th anniversary of the passing of Karen Carpenter …

  7. Alf Clausen's 'Simpsons' Songs Hit The Right Note

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Now in its 14th season on Fox, "The Simpsons" has yielded four full-length albums, numerous books and videos, and countless toys and related merchandise. Add to that Warner Bros. Publications' newly released folio "The…

  8. Ice Cube Defrosts Back Catalog For Reissues

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST Priority/Capitol will release expanded versions of Ice Cube's first four album in coming weeks. On Feb. 25, "Amerikkka's Most Wanted" and "Death Certificate" will be issued, with "The Predator" and "L Priority/Capitol will release expanded versions…

  9. Yardbirds: 'Birdland' And Before

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM EST The Yardbirds -- featuring original members Jim McCarty (drums) and Chris Dreja (bass) recently completed a new album, "Birdland," featuring an extraordinary cast of guest guitarists. That Brian May, The Yardbirds -- featuring original members Jim McCarty (drums) and Chris Dreja …

  10. Pearl Jam Plots First Round Of Bootlegs

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam has unveiled details of the delivery method for the official "bootlegs" of its 2003 tour. As first tipped here last fall, fans who pre-order shows from the band's Ten Club fan organization w Pearl Jam has unveiled details of the delivery method for the official "…

  11. Hot Product

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Lou Reed, Zwan, Erasure, and more. 'Rave' On Lou Reed's Edgar Allen Poe-inspired "The Raven" (Sire/Reprise) first began to take shape after the artist collaborated with director Robert Wilson on "POEtry," a primitive live stage…

  12. 4TunesOnTV

    January 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 27-Feb. 2, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 27 "VH1 All Access: Skin Deep," VH1 Featured Artists: Cher, Michael Jackson. "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: DMX. "The…

  13. Video For New Dylan Song Descends On TNT

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST The video for Bob Dylan's "Cross the Green Mountain" will debut Sunday (Jan. 26) on TNT between 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. The video for Bob Dylan's "Cross the Green Mountain" will debut Sunday (Jan. 26) on TNT between 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. Composed especially for…

  14. Johnny Marr Q&A: Past, Present, Future

    January 24, 2003 12:00 AM EST Q&A with Johnny Marr about his reputation for spending days on end in the studio, his varied collaborations with such artists as Neil Finn and New Order's Bernard Sumner, and his thoughts on the l As the Feb. 4 release date of Johnny Marr and the Healers' iMusic debut, "…

  15. Billboard Bits: Sundance, Foo Fighters, Springsteen

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Sundance, Foo Fighters, Springsteen A star-studded crowd turned out last night (Jan. 22) at Harry O's in Park City, Utah, to watch Beck, Ben Lee, and DJ Z-Trip serenade an HBO party as part of the annual Sundance Film Festival. Beck's mostly acoustic set eventually gave way…

  16. Pearl Jam Unveils North American Tour Plans

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam will kick off its 2003 North American tour April 1 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. As previously reported, the 48-date trek will play a mix of arenas and amphitheatres and is scheduled to wra Pearl Jam will kick off its 2003 North American tour April 1 at the Pepsi Center in Denver.…

  17. Johnny Marr Steps Out Front With 'Boomslang'

    January 23, 2003 12:00 AM EST Expanded from the magazine piece for Billboard.com. After leaving the Smiths in 1987, guitarist Johnny Marr spent the next decade-plus drifting from a host of intriguing, but largely under-the-radar projects. He provided a jolt of fresh creative energy to the The and Pet Shop Boys. He wrote…

  18. Tunes On TV

    January 20, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 20-26, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 20 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artists: Mariah Carey, Cam'Ron ("Boy (I Need You)"). "One On One," UPN Featured Artist…

  19. Hidden Beach Recordings Presents: Unwrapped Vol. 2

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Producers Tony Joseph and Darryl Ross again bring together the worlds of hip-hop and jazz for the second volume of Hidden Beach's Unwrapped series. Producers Tony Joseph and Darryl Ross again bring together the worlds of hip-hop and jazz for the second volume of Hidden Beach's…

  20. Can You See the Music

    January 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST The sonically smart music collages created by DJ Me DJ You owe much to the sounds of Beck, Deee-Lite, and Fantastic Plastic Machine, with folky soundbites and funky sensations beating as one seamless The sonically smart music collages created by DJ Me DJ You owe much to the sounds of Beck,…

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