1. Billboard Bits: Radiohead, Joel, Baez, Les Paul

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Radiohead, Billy Joel, Joan Baez, Les Paul Radiohead was forced to cancel two concerts in Centreville, Va., over the weekend due to flooding. The shows were scheduled to take place Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 11-12) at Centreville's Bull Run Regional Park. Storms in the area late…

  2. 311 Planning Extensive Fall Tour

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based funk-rock quintet 311 will embark on a headlining North American jaunt a month after finishing its summer stint with the Warped Tour. That trek wound down yesterday (Aug. 12) in Pont Los Angeles-based funk-rock quintet 311 will embark on a headlining North American jaunt a…

  3. Charlatans U.K. Keyboardist Battling Cancer

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Tony Rogers, keyboardist for veteran groove-rockers Charlatans U.K., has been diagnosed with testicular cancer, according to a post on the group's official Web site. Rogers, who joined the group in 19 Tony Rogers, keyboardist for veteran groove-rockers Charlatans U.K., has been diagnosed…

  4. Modest Mouse Gears Up For Tour With New EP

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Indie rock outfit Modest Mouse has lined up more than a month's worth of U.S. tour dates in support of a new EP, "Everywhere and His Nasty Parlor Tricks." The eight-song set, due Sept. 25 from Epic, i Indie rock outfit Modest Mouse has lined up more than a month's worth of…

  5. Hot Product

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from the Ozzfest tour, Phoebe Snow, the Derailers, a Twisted Sister tribute set, and more. The 'Ozz' Strikes Back "Ozzfest 2001 - The Second Millennium" (Epic) culls from live performances on this summer's ongoing Ozzfest hard rock festival tour.…

  6. Maxwell Tries Living In The 'Now'

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Maxwell is living in the moment. The self-described "perfectionist" reveals that he is learning to stop worrying about the future and trying to enjoy more of the present. That attitude is reflected in Maxwell is living in the moment. The self-described "perfectionist"…

  7. Santana Guests On Michael Jackson Album

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's forthcoming Epic album, "Invincible," will include a collaboration with Carlos Santana, according to producer Teddy Riley, Billboard Bulletin reports. While Epic says no release date Michael Jackson's forthcoming Epic album, "Invincible," will…

  8. 'N Sync, Destiny's Child, Spears Are Teen's Choice

    August 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Teen pop artists were unsurprisingly the big winners at the Teen Choice Awards, held last night (Aug. 12) in Los Angeles. 'N Sync picked up awards for best single for "Pop," and best album for its new Teen pop artists were unsurprisingly the big winners at the Teen Choice…

  9. Mixed Bag

    August 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Junior Brown has always been a tough nut to crack, what with his Don Rich-meets-Jimi Hendrix-meets alien space invaders licks and Ernest Tubb-on-acid vocals. Junior Brown has always been a tough nut to crack, what with his Don Rich-meets-Jimi Hendrix-meets alien space invaders licks and…

  10. Alien Youth

    August 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On Skillet's fourth studio set, Alien Youth—its heaviest to date—the Christian industrial rock act fuses the edgy sounds of Orgy and Stabbing Westward with powerful professions of faith. On Skillet's fourth studio set, Alien Youth—its heaviest to date—the Christian industrial rock…

  11. Crystal Days, 1979-99

    August 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT In the misty, faraway '80s—with their vital radio breeding ground dubbed "college rock"—Echo & the Bunnymen were among the most revered of British imports to the U.S., along with suc In the misty, faraway '80s—with their vital radio breeding ground dubbed "college…

  12. matchbox Donates Tix For Charities

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT A handful of front row tickets to second leg shows on matchbox twenty's ongoing U.S. tour have been donated by the band to VH1 Save the Music and Musicians on Call. Each organization will auction the A handful of front row tickets to second leg shows on matchbox twenty's ongoing U.S…

  13. Billboard Bits: Weezer, Dar Williams, Sarah Harmer

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Weezer, Dar Williams, Sarah Harmer Although a spokesperson could not confirm any dates, sources tell Billboard.com that Weezer will kick off a long-awaited North American headlining tour Sept. 6, with fellow Interscope labelmates Cold supporting through Sept. 29. Weezer's lone…

  14. Blues Traveler To Kick Off Second Summer Run

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Following a July slate of tour dates that included the band's annual concert at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colo., Blues Traveler will kick off the second leg of its summer tour Aug. 18 in Following a July slate of tour dates that included the band's annual concert at…

  15. Kiss Kollected For 4 Disc Box Set

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Kiss fans now have more to look forward to than the announcement of what are expected to be the band's final live shows ever. On Nov. 6, Mercury will release an 80-track, four-disc box set spanning th Kiss fans now have more to look forward to than the announcement of what are expected…

  16. Six Live Phish Shows Headed To Retail

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Hibernating jam-band juggernaut Phish and Elektra Records will kick off the Live Phish series of CD releases Sept. 18 with the release of five full concerts on a total of 14 discs. A sixth show will f Hibernating jam-band juggernaut Phish and Elektra Records will kick off the Live Phish…

  17. U.K. Tibetan Freedom Concert Postponed

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. edition of the Tibetan Freedom Concert, scheduled for Sept. 15 at London's Brockwell Park, has been postponed due to "unexpected scheduling complications and logistical issues," according to The U.K. edition of the Tibetan Freedom Concert, scheduled for Sept. 15 at…

  18. Terri Clark Plea Leads To Lost License

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Country singer Terri Clark lost her license to drive for a year and got six months probation yesterday (Aug. 9) after pleading guilty to reckless driving in Nashville. The probation was part of a plea Country singer Terri Clark lost her license to drive for a year and got six months probation…

  19. Chicks To Headline Pediatric AIDS Benefit

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Country trio the Dixie Chicks have signed on to headline the inaugural Texas Twilight Gala to benefit pediatric AIDS charities. The group will perform an acoustic set with the Austin Symphony Orchestr Country trio the Dixie Chicks have signed on to headline the inaugural Texas Twilight Gala…

  20. Mariah Album Pushed To September

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Virgin has bumped the release of "Glitter," Mariah Carey's debut album for the label, to Sept. 11. The move comes just a few days after Twentieth Century Fox pushed back the U.S. opening of the film " Virgin has bumped the release of "Glitter," Mariah Carey'…

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