1. London Prosecutor Accuses Buck Of Lying

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST R.E.M guitarist Peter Buck was accused today (April 3) of lying to protect his career after an alleged drunken rampage on a trans-Atlantic flight last April. R.E.M guitarist Peter Buck was accused today (April 3) of lying to protect his career after an alleged drunken rampage on a trans…

  2. Marilyn Manson Slapped With Wrongful Death Suit

    April 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST The mother of a young woman killed in a car accident following an evening at the home of Interscope rocker Marilyn Manson (real name: Brian Warner) has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the artis The mother of a young woman killed in a car accident following an evening at the home of…

  3. Parton, Black Sign On For Benefit Concerts

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Country artists Dolly Parton and Clint Black will appear at upcoming benefit concerts in Minneapolis and Pittsburgh, respectively. Parton will be on hand for a May 17 event to benefit a scholarship fu Country artists Dolly Parton and Clint Black will appear at upcoming benefit concerts in…

  4. Billboard Bits: MTV/Osbournes, Hootie, Ruff Ryders

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on MTV/Osbournes, Hootie, Ruff Ryders Looking to capitalize on the heat of "The Osbournes," which scored the highest rated series premiere in the network's history, MTV has given the greenlight to six new reality series set to bow in the next two months. The first of the…

  5. 14TunesOnTV

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for April 1-7, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2002 "Late Night With Conan O' Brien," NBC Featured Artist: Shannon McNally (also scheduled: Nathan Lane, Ben Chaplin). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Phantom Planet (also…

  6. Thrive

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Christians have an expression for music, lectures, or literature that is spiritually nourishing: "getting fed." Thrive is a musical feast, and it finds Newsboys combining infectious melodies with insi Christians have an expression for music, lectures, or literature that is…

  7. The Persuasions Sing the Beatles

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Any Beatles tribute album will be interesting for its song choices, but maybe more so for the Persuasions. Any Beatles tribute album will be interesting for its song choices, but maybe more so for the Persuasions. Surprisingly, the veteran a cappella quartet favors the heavily produced late…

  8. Are You Passionate?

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Recording for the first time with sometime touring mates and Stax studio vets keyboardist Booker T. Recording for the first time with sometime touring mates and Stax studio vets keyboardist Booker T. Jones and bassist Donald "Duck" Dunn (both of Booker T. & the MG's), Neil…

  9. The Number of the Beast, Somewhere in Time

    March 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST IRON MAIDEN The Number of the Beast REISSUE PRODUCERS: Cory Brennan, Jaison John ORIGINAL PRODUCERS: Martin " Farmer" Birch Sanctuary 86210 IRON MAIDEN Somewhere In Time REISSUE PRODUCERS: Cory Brenn Iron Maiden is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its U.S. breakthrough set, 1982&…

  10. Jay-Z, Chili Peppers To Rock ESPN Awards

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jay Z and the Red Hot Chili Peppers lead the list of artists who will perform April 13 at the second ESPN Action Sports & Music Awards. The event, which will honor snowboarding, skiing, surfing, B Jay Z and the Red Hot Chili Peppers lead the list of artists who will perform April 13 at…

  11. Stars Rock The Mic On Oakenfold's 'Bunkka'

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST A galaxy of music stars, including Nelly Furtado, Perry Farrell, Ice Cube, and Tricky, have lent their vocal talents to DJ Paul Oakenfold's next album, the relentlessly upbeat "Bunkka." The 11-track s A galaxy of music stars, including Nelly Furtado, Perry Farrell, Ice Cube,…

  12. Social D Self-Funding Its Next Album

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness tells Billboard.com he hopes to have the band's first album following the 2000 death of guitarist and co-founder Dennis Dannell out before the end of the year. "We Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness tells Billboard.com he hopes to have the band…

  13. Estefans Act Against Trespasser

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio, obtained a permanent restraining order to keep a Venezuelan actor-singer away from them, their family, home, businesses, and even their gym. Singer Gloria Estefan and her husband, Emilio, obtained a permanent restraining order to keep a…

  14. Marc Anthony's 'Mended' Due In May

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Latin superstar Marc Anthony's second English language album, "Mended," is set for a May 21 release via Columbia. The set comes on the heels of last November's Spanish-language album "Libre," but is h Latin superstar Marc Anthony's second English language…

  15. 'NOW 9' Takes Hits To The Top

    March 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST Four new albums bow at the top of The Billboard 200 this week, led by the chart topping debut of the ninth volume in the "NOW! That's What I Call Music" compilation series. The 20-track Universal/EMI/ Four new albums bow at the top of The Billboard 200 this week, led by the…

  16. Our Lady Peace Catches Up With 'Gravity'

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Canadian alternative rock outfit Our Lady Peace will release its fifth studio album, "Gravity," June 11 via Columbia, according to a post on the band's... Canadian alternative rock outfit Our Lady Peace will release its fifth studio album, "Gravity," June 11 via…

  17. Haggard Taking 'Roots' On The Road

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Country veteran Merle Haggard has scheduled a spring tour in support of his second Anti Records album, "Roots, Vol. 1." The trek will get underway April 11 at the Desert Diamond Casino in Tucson, Ariz Country veteran Merle Haggard has scheduled a spring tour in support of his second…

  18. Labels Ordered To Share Documents With Napster

    March 27, 2002 12:00 AM EST Napster will get a close look at major record label documents that reveal the underpinnings of their business agreements in forming the online music ventures MusicNet and Pressplay, a California feder Napster will get a close look at major record label documents that reveal the underpinnings…

  19. Billboard Bits: George Harrison, Roots, Bob The Builder

    March 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on George Harrison, the Roots, Bob The Builder The International Society of Krishna Consciousness is planning a garden in eastern India in the memory of former Beatle George Harrison, a longtime devotee of Hinduism who died last year . "We are going to set up the George Harrison…

  20. Randy Newman Nabs First Oscar

    March 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST "I don't want your pity," a smirking Randy Newman told the enthusiastically applauding audience at the 74th annual Academy Awards last night (March 24) in Los Angeles. With 16 Oscar nominations to his "I don't want your pity," a smirking Randy Newman told the…

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