1. Publisher Acquires 'Intimate' Cobain Journals

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Penguin Putnam imprint Riverhead Books has acquired the rights to the personal journals of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, and plans to publish a hardcover book based on them late this year. The di Penguin Putnam imprint Riverhead Books has acquired the rights to the personal journals of…

  2. Billboard Bits: McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on McCartney/Harrison, Tibet House, Giant Sand Paul McCartney dedicated an a cappella rendition of "Yesterday" to his former Beatles bandmate George Harrison during a tribute concert at Liverpool, England's Empire Theater last night (Feb. 24). Before the show, McCartney…

  3. Hot Product

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Joey Ramone and Dan "The Automator" Nakamura, the "Queen of the Damned" soundtrack, the latest set of Elvis Costello reissues, and more. No Need To 'Worry' Joey Ramone's posthumous debut solo album, "Don't Worry About Me,…

  4. Tunes On TV

    February 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Feb. 18-24, 2002. MONDAY, FEB. 18, 2002 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: Jamiroquai, No Doubt, Shaggy, Ja Rule, Alien Ant Farm, Elbow. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated Featured Artists: The Backstreet Boys' A.J. McLean,…

  5. A Broadway Valentine

    February 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST This compilation of "love songs from the heart of Broadway" is like a heart-shaped box of candy: mostly confectionary but undeniably tasty. This compilation of "love songs from the heart of Broadway" is like a heart-shaped box of candy: mostly confectionary but undeniably…

  6. Lambchop To Get Seasoned On Tour

    February 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Nashville country-soul collective Lambchop has announced the details for its U.S. tour in support of "Is a Woman," the group's sixth Merge album and the follow-up to 2000's critically acclaimed "Nixon Nashville country-soul collective Lambchop has announced the…

  7. Early Psychedelic Furs Discs Expanded

    January 17, 2002 12:00 AM EST Influential British post-punk act the Psychedelic Furs will see its first three studio albums repackaged in expanded editions on March 5 via Columbia/Legacy. Featuring restored packaging and artwork f Influential British post-punk act the Psychedelic Furs will see its first three studio…

  8. Destiny's Child To Play Gospel's Stellar Awards

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Destiny's Child are confirmed to perform at the 17th annual Gospel Music Stellar Awards, to be taped Saturday (Jan. 12) at the Atlanta Civic Center and air in syndication through Feb. 10. The group wi Destiny's Child are confirmed to perform at the 17th annual Gospel Music Stellar…

  9. Billboard Bits: Kurupt, Mathus/Guy, No Good

    January 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Kurupt, James Mathus/Buddy Guy, No Good Rapper Kurupt will release the home video "G-TV" on Feb. 19 via Southwest Distributors. The film, available on two VHS tapes or a double-disc DVD, chronicles life on the road with the rapper, who said in a statement, "there's…

  10. New Lambchop Album Due In February

    December 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Nashville country-soul collective Lambchop has set a Feb. 19 release date for "Is a Woman," the group's sixth Merge album and the follow-up to 2000's critically acclaimed "Nixon." According to the lab Nashville country-soul collective Lambchop has set a Feb. 19…

  11. German Opera Singer Moedl Dies

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST German opera singer Martha Moedl, who rose to international fame with her performances of Wagner in the 1950s and 1960s, died Monday at a hospital in Stuttgart, Germany, after a long illness. She was German opera singer Martha Moedl, who rose to international fame with her performances of…

  12. Nightly Concerts Set For Salt Lake's Olympic Plaza

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST 'N Sync, Barenaked Ladies, Foo Fighters, and Brooks & Dunn are among the 16 acts that will headline the Hallmark Olympic Celebration Series of concerts during the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt 'N Sync, Barenaked Ladies, Foo Fighters, and Brooks & Dunn are among the 16…

  13. PHILHARMONIC

    December 15, 2001 12:00 AM EST The latest in the New York Philharmonic's groundbreaking series of homegrown boxed sets (issued via the orchestra's Special Editions label) is a thoughtfully produced collection celebrating the 11-yea The latest in the New York Philharmonic's groundbreaking series of homegrown…

  14. Grohl, Novoselic Fight Back Against Love

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic yesterday (Dec. 12) filed a countersuit against Courtney Love, Billboard Bulletin reports. The case involves the release of material by Nirvana, the band that comprised Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic yesterday (Dec. 12) filed a countersuit against Courtney Love,…

  15. Charlie Hunter Experiments With Vocalists On 'Playground'

    November 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Charlie Hunter is a man of simple aspirations. Given his druthers, his life would include little more than "getting up in the morning, following the ox around the field, and making music." Charlie Hunter is a man of simple aspirations. Given his druthers, his life would include…

  16. Country Acts Do Their 'Share' Vs. Substance Abuse

    November 09, 2001 12:00 AM EST Martina McBride, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Rhett Akins are among a group of country artists who took part in the recording of the feature song for a disc that will benefit drug and alcohol treatment p Martina McBride, Carolyn Dawn Johnson, and Rhett Akins are among a group of country artists…

  17. Billboard Bits: American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on American Head Charge, Xbox, MTV, & more American Head Charge guitarist Dave Rogers was arrested Wednesday after playing a set completely nude during the Pledge of Allegiance tour stop at Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J. Rogers was arrested backstage for public…

  18. Love Unveils New Songs In Solo Set

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love played her first-ever solo show Friday night (Oct. 26) at the Ventura Theatre in Ventura, Calif. She used the show to unveil a new band lineup, featuring former Hole drummer Patty Scheme Courtney Love played her first-ever solo show Friday night (Oct. 26) at the Ventura Theatre…

  19. Stars Unplug At 15th Bridge School Benefit

    October 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Dave Matthews, and others joined Neil Young & Crazy Horse this weekend (Oct. 20-21) outside San Francisco for the 15th annual Bridge School Benefit concerts. The largely acousti Pearl Jam, R.E.M., Dave Matthews, and others joined Neil Young & Crazy Horse this…

  20. Underground Hip-Hop Thrives On 'Cali Comm'

    October 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A host of underground hip-hop favorites, including the Pharcyde, Souls of Mischief, Planet Asia & Rasco (also known as Cali Agents), and Pep Love hit the road last week on the first Cali Comm tour A host of underground hip-hop favorites, including the Pharcyde, Souls of Mischief, Planet…

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