1. Irish Rock, Dance Artists Team For Charity

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The cream of Ireland's independent rock and dance artists have joined together for the charity album "Collaborations: The Best of the Irish Independent Music Scene." Profits raised from the set, relea The cream of Ireland's independent rock and dance artists have joined…

  2. 31TunesOnTV

    July 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for July 29-Aug. 4, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JULY 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Pet Shop Boys, Beyonce Knowles of Destiny's Child, Coral, Ashanti, Coldplay. "VH1 All…

  3. CHART BEAT BONUS

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel, Eminem and daughter Hailie Jade, Celine Dion, and LeAnn Rimes. PAUL AND ART: It's been more than 20 years since a Simon & Garfunkel album has debuted on The Billboard 200. "Live From New York City, 1967" (Legacy…

  4. 'Nellyville' Too Hot For Chili Peppers

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Red Hot Chili Peppers' latest Warner Bros. release, "By the Way," leads three top-10 debuts onto The Billboard 200, shooting to No. 2 after selling 280,000 units, according to Nielsen SoundScan. B The Red Hot Chili Peppers' latest Warner Bros. release, "By the Way…

  5. Buckcherry Singer Quits, Band Splits

    July 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Buckcherry lead vocalist Joshua Todd has abruptly quit the band, according to a statement from the band's management. Todd's departure, revealed yesterday (July 16) on the fan-run Buckcherry.net. Buckcherry lead vocalist Joshua Todd has abruptly quit the band, according to a…

  6. Billboard Bits: Bonnaroo, 'Like Mike,' 'Fame Academy'

    July 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Bonnaroo, 'Like Mike,' 'Fame Academy' The Bonnaroo Festival, which debuted June 21-23 in Manchester, Tenn., will be reprised next year, according to promoters Superfly Productions and A.C. Entertainment. The inaugural event attracted 75,000 fans and grossed close…

  7. Who Tour To Continue Despite Entwistle's Death

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death yesterday (June 27) of founding bassist John Entwistle. According to a note posted on guitarist Pete Townshend's official Web si The Who's summer North American tour will continue on despite the death…

  8. CHART BEAT BONUS

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Brian Adams, Elvis Presley, "Lilo & Stitch," and Nelly. WHAT MAKES SAMMY CHART?: While Bryan Adams has saved most of the songs he has written for himself, nine other acts have charted on Billboard's Hot 100 with songs composed by the Canadian rocker.…

  9. Slipknot Members Unmask Sideprojects

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT During downtime between Slipknot tours and albums, vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarist Jim Root, and drummer Joey Jordison have returned to a pair of long-festering side projects. Taylor and Root are wor During downtime between Slipknot tours and albums, vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarist Jim Root…

  10. 26TunesOnTV

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 24-30, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JUNE 24 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Anastacia (also scheduled: Johnny Knoxville). "The Late Show With David Letterman,"…

  11. Billboard Bits: Rolling Stones, Gavin Rossdale, Juanes

    June 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Rolling Stones, Gavin Rossdale, Juanes The Rolling Stones have added three shows to their upcoming tour itinerary: Oct. 5 in Hartford, Conn.; Nov. 6 in Tacoma, Wash.; and Nov. 30 in Las Vegas. Tickets for the latter two shows go on sale Saturday (June 22); Hartford tickets go on sale…

  12. Foo Fighters/Face To Face Mates Say 'Viva Death'

    June 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has teamed up with his brother/Face To Face bassist Scott, Face To Face frontman Trever Keith, and ubiquitous session drummer Josh Freese (Vandals, A Perfect Circ Foo Fighters guitarist Chris Shiflett has teamed up with his brother/Face To Face bassist…

  13. AOL Expanding 'Sessions' Music Program

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT America Online is expanding its popular "Sessions@AOL" feature to a bi-weekly half-hour show that will be available exclusively to AOL High Speed Broadband subscribers. America Online is expanding its popular "Sessions@AOL" feature to a bi-weekly half-hour show that will…

  14. Hiatt, Henley, Raitt Rock Disney's 'Country Bears'

    June 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter John Hiatt anchors the Walt Disney Records soundtrack to the forthcoming feature film "The Country Bears" -- and does so with a little help from his friends. Hiatt contributes seven Singer/songwriter John Hiatt anchors the Walt Disney Records soundtrack to the…

  15. Brad Strolls Through 'Discovery Park'

    June 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Seattle-based rock outfit Brad will release its third album, "Welcome to Discovery Park," Aug. 13 under a new deal with retail giant Best Buy's Redline label. The band plans to support the set with it Seattle-based rock outfit Brad will release its third album, "Welcome to…

  16. Hot Product

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Korn, David Bowie, They Might Be Giants, Ralph Stanley, and more. 'Touch' And Go "We wanted this record to literally feel like it was going to explode as it played," says Korn frontman Jonathan Davis of "Untouchables" (Immortal/Epic),…

  17. Eminem 'Shows' The Competition Who's Boss

    June 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eminem's "The Eminem Show" (Web/Aftermath/Interscope) streaks to its second-straight week atop The Billboard 200 after selling an impressive 1.32 million copies in its first full week of release, the Eminem's "The Eminem Show" (Web/Aftermath/Interscope) streaks…

  18. Andy Griggs Enjoys His 'Freedom'

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT (Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com) It's the rare young country artist who can sound equally comfortable working with Martina McBride and Cinderella's Tom Keifer, but Andy Griggs d It's the rare young country artist who can sound equally comfortable working…

  19. Shannon Lawson Ready For His Place In The 'Sun'

    May 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rarely, if ever, does a new artist emerge on a country label with a more diverse musical resume than Shannon Lawson. Like nearly all Kentucky-born musicians, Lawson cut his teeth on bluegrass music, p Rarely, if ever, does a new artist emerge on a country label with a more diverse musical…

  20. Dozens Injured In Eminem Mosh Pit

    May 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT More than two dozen people were injured -- most of them slightly -- in a mosh pit stampede while rapper Eminem was performing Saturday night at Washington, D.C.'s RFK Stadium, officials said. More than two dozen people were injured -- most of them slightly -- in a mosh pit stampede while…

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