1. Golden Jubilee Live Album On The Way

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A recording of the Golden Jubilee rock concert, held last week at London's Buckingham Palace to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 50 years on the throne, will go on sale later this month to raise money f A recording of the Golden Jubilee rock concert, held last week at London's…

  2. The Myth of Red

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT First, a bit of background: The ultra-photogenic Sasha Lazard studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Later, the accomplished soprano toured North America and Europe, where she performed a First, a bit of background: The ultra-photogenic Sasha Lazard studied at the San Francisco…

  3. Eli and The Thirteenth Confession, New York Tendaberry, Gonna Take a Miracle

    June 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Laura Nyro's immortality is re-affirmed by Columbia/Legacy's initial three entries—replete with bonus material—in an expanded and remastered Columbia/Nyro catalog reissue schedule. LAURA NYRO Eli and the Thirteenth Confession REISSUE PRODUCER: Al Quaglieri ORIGINAL PRODUCER: Charlie…

  4. Jackson Reforms Band For 'Look Sharp' Anniversary

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pop veteran Joe Jackson is going back on his word. Even though he had said it would never happen, he is reforming the original Joe Jackson Band to record an album and tour in celebration of next year' Pop veteran Joe Jackson is going back on his word. Even though he had said it would…

  5. R. Kelly Faces Uncertain Future

    June 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Before the scandal involving R. Kelly began to surface in February, the R&B singer's sparkling career seemed unstoppable. He had a much anticipated album with Jay-Z coming out, a hit on the charts Before the scandal involving R. Kelly began to surface in February, the R&B singer&…

  6. Senator Boycotts Backstreet Boy's Testimony

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT C-Span is looking more like "Entertainment Tonight" these days. Check out the glitterati who have shown up at congressional hearings recently: Julia Roberts. Christie Brinkley. Michael J. Fox. And now C-Span is looking more like "Entertainment Tonight" these days. Check…

  7. Metallica Members Go For A Spin

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT During a break from recording its next Elektra studio album, Metallica members James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, and Kirk Hammett last night (June 4) teamed up with longtime producer Bob Rock to play an un During a break from recording its next Elektra studio album, Metallica members James…

  8. Ozzfest Scotches Remaining Euro Dates

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The final six stops on the European leg of the Ozzfest tour have been canceled, according to tour participant Tool's official Web site. The final six stops on the European leg of the Ozzfest tour have been canceled, according to tour participant Tool's official Web site . No…

  9. McCartney, Ozzy Rock 'Party At The Palace'

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Twelve thousand invited members of the public took in performances by some of the U.K.'s biggest rock and pop stars and international guests last night (June 3) at Party at the Palace, held on the gro Twelve thousand invited members of the public took in performances by some of the U.K.&…

  10. Hot Product

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from DJ Shadow, DJ Quik, Doves, Dirty Vegas, and more. Hey Mr. DJ It's all about the DJ this week, with highly anticipated new albums from West Coast gangsta rapper/producer DJ Quik and Bay Area-based mixmaster DJ Shadow. Quik's "Under tha Influence,"…

  11. Hip-Hop Stars To Protest NYC Education Cuts

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Some of the biggest names in hip-hop are planning a protest on City Hall this week. Rapper Jay-Z and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons are among those who plan to demonstrate tomorrow (June 4) against May Some of the biggest names in hip-hop are planning a protest on City Hall this week. Rapper…

  12. Billboard Bits: Lee Hazlewood, Fugazi, Jay Bennett/Edward Burch

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Lee Hazlewood, Fugazi, Jay Bennett/Edward Burch Astralwerks has set an Aug. 6 North American release date for "Total Lee," a 16-track tribute album to veteran artist and former music business mogul Lee Hazlewood. As previously reported , the set is due Monday (June 3)…

  13. Lowe Takes 'Convincer' On The Road

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Esteemed pop producer and artist Nick Lowe -- whose 11th album, "The Convincer" (Yep Roc), was released Sept. 11, 2001 -- has finally booked a North American tour to support the album, after initial e Esteemed pop producer and artist Nick Lowe -- whose 11th album, "The…

  14. Linkin Park 'Reanimates' Songs From Debut

    May 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Linkin Park and Warner Bros. have set a July 31 release date for "Reanimation," a remix album the group sees as a "revisiting" of its multi-platinum debut, "Hybrid Theory". According to posts on the g Linkin Park and Warner Bros. have set a July 31 release date…

  15. Mr. Children Tops First MTV Japan Video Awards

    May 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jay-Z, Backstreet Boys, Oasis and a slew of Japanese acts including Rip Slyme were among the winners at the inaugural MTV Video Music Awards Japan '02, held Friday in Tokyo. Japanese pop/rock group Mr Jay-Z, Backstreet Boys, Oasis and a slew of Japanese acts including Rip Slyme were…

  16. Café

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Brazilian expatriates Duduka Da Fonseca (drums), Nilson Matta (bass), and Romero Lubambo (guitar) have been indulging their love of samba jazz for more than 15 years, and their collective feel for the Brazilian expatriates Duduka Da Fonseca (drums), Nilson Matta (bass), and Romero Lubambo …

  17. Now Again

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT West Coast independent New West Records is the proud owner of the much anticipated reunion of this talented Texas trio: Joe Ely, Butch Hancock, and Jimmie Dale Gilmore. West Coast independent New West Records is the proud owner of the much anticipated reunion of this talented Texas trio: Joe…

  18. 360 Degree of Billy Paul, MFSB,Trammps, Philadelphia Classics

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Part stroll down memory lane, part music history lesson, these titles are a living—and timeless—testament to the legendary sound of Philadelphia and the prolific legacy of dynamic produc BILLY PAUL 360 Degree of Billy Paul REISSUE PRODUCERS: Leo Sacks, Joe McEwen ORIGINAL PRODUCERS: Kenneth…

  19. Jackson, Brooks & Dunn Triple Up At ACMs

    May 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Contemporary country mainstays Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson each walked away from the 37th annual Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards last night (May 22) with three statuettes. "Where Were You Contemporary country mainstays Brooks & Dunn and Alan Jackson each walked away from…

  20. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z, Lance Bass, Queen's Jubilee

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Jay-Z, Lance Bass, Queen's Jubilee In what is shaping up to be one of the more intriguing treks of the summer, Jay-Z is set to headline the Sprite-Liquid Mix tour, which will hit 15 North American markets from Aug. 20 to Sept. 8. 311 is the only other confirmed act for the bill,…

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