1. Guitarist Exits American Head Charge

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Wayne Kile has exited hard rock outfit American Head Charge. "Our split with Wayne is completely amicable and we wish him luck in his future endeavors," the band says in a statement. "Over t Guitarist Wayne Kile has exited hard rock outfit American Head Charge. "…

  2. Billboard Bits: F. Lips, Depeche Mode, Charlie Daniels

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on F. Lips, Depeche Mode, Charlie Daniels Warner Bros. has set a July 16 North American release date for "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots," the Flaming Lips highly anticipated next studio album. The set is the follow-up to 1999's critically hailed "The Soft Bulletin,…

  3. Hot Product

    April 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Ashanti, Tweet, Shana Morrison, and more. 'Fool' For You Ashanti is quickly becoming one of R&B's biggest new stars. With three songs -- Ja Rule's "Always on Time," Fat Joe's "What's Luv?" and her own "…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 22, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Ja Rule, Nickelback, "O Brother, Where Art Thou?," and "Unchained Melody." THE RULE OF JA: "Ain't It Funny" (Epic) by Jennifer Lopez featuring Ja Rule remains No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 for the fourth week in a row. As the previous…

  7. Lil' Romeo Raps With Aliens In 'Shorty'

    March 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Teenage rapper Lil' Romeo has signed on to star in the Universal Pictures film "Shorty," to be produced by his father, Master P, and directed by Jesse Dylan, who also directed "How High," starring rap Teenage rapper Lil' Romeo has signed on to star in the…

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    March 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 18-24, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2002 "Before They Were Stars! 2001," ABC Featured artists: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Faith Hill, Shania Twain, John Travolta, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, 'N Sync. "Late World With Zach," VH1…

  9. Static-X To Star In Chaos! Comic

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Contemporary metal act Static-X will be the subject of an upcoming sci-fi action adventure comic book. Due July 24 from Chaos! Comics, "Static-X #1" will find the band's members -- Wayne Static, Ken J Contemporary metal act Static-X will be the subject of an upcoming sci-fi…

  10. CHART BEAT BONUS

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack and Brandy. THE 'BROTHER' FROM ANOTHER YEAR: The motion picture "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" opened in the year 2000. The Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack album debuted on The Billboard 200 at No.…

  11. Grammy Surge Pushes 'O Brother' To The Top

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Just two weeks after generating a host of Grammy victories, the Lost Highway/Mercury soundtrack to "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" claims the No. 1 spot on The Billboard 200. The set manages the feat 63 Just two weeks after generating a host of Grammy victories, the Lost Highway…

  12. Alt-Rock Stars Pledge On Faultline's 'Love'

    March 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe, former Verve guitarist Nick McCabe, Coldplay vocalist Chris Martin, and the Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Steven Drozd will make appearances on "Your Love Means Everythi R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe, former Verve guitarist Nick McCabe, Coldplay…

  13. Big Tymers Peek Under The 'Hood'

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rap duo Big Tymers will return April 23 with its third Cash Money/Universal album "Hood Rich," the follow-up to 2000's "I Got That Work." The latest set from the New Orleans duo, comprised of Cash Mon Rap duo Big Tymers will return April 23 with its third Cash Money…

  14. Pink Takes The Party On The Road

    March 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hot on the heels of receiving a Grammy for her work on the No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 single "Lady Marmalade," R&B/pop vocalist Pink will hit the road in the North America for her first headlining to Hot on the heels of receiving a Grammy for her work on the No. 1 Billboard Hot 100…

  15. Hot Product

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from N*E*R*D, Destiny's Child, Bob Mould, B2K, and more. 'Search' And Ye Shall Find Production duo the Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo) have spent the past few years churning out hits for the likes of Britney Spears, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and &…

  16. Modern Popsters Wind Up 'Clockstoppers'

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST A combination of new and previously released tracks by the likes of Sugar Ray, the Cranberries, and Uncle Kracker packs the Hollywood soundtrack to the upcoming Paramount/Nickelodeon sci-fi adventure A combination of new and previously released tracks by the likes of Sugar Ray, the…

  17. Familiar Faces Lead Kids' Choice Nominations

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Britney Spears, 'N Sync, and Pink lead the music pack with two nominations each for Nickelodeon's 15th Annual Kids' Choice Awards. Southern California pop-rockers Smash Mouth also garnered two, due no Britney Spears, 'N Sync, and Pink lead the music pack with two…

  18. Rochester Plans Jazz Fest

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival (RIJF) has landed an impressive talent list that spans from Aretha Franklin and Sonny Rollins to John Hammond and Medeski Martin & Wood. The festiv The Rochester (N.Y.) International Jazz Festival (RIJF) has landed an impressive talent list…

  19. Tunes On TV

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for March 4-10, 2002 MONDAY, MARCH 4, 2002 "All Star Bluegrass Celebration," PBS Featured Artists: Alison Krauss, Patty Loveless, Del McCoury, Earl Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, Travis Tritt, Nickel Creek, Dixie Chicks, Vince Gill; hosted by Ricky Skaggs. "…

  20. Fountains Of Wayne Get Busy On Third Album

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Modern rock duo Fountains Of Wayne has recorded 15 new songs for the follow up to 1999's "Utopia Parkway" (Atlantic). Chris Collingwood and Adam Schlesinger recently wrapped a two week studio stint at Modern rock duo Fountains Of Wayne has recorded 15 new songs for the follow…

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