1. STP, Third Eye Blind Bolster Beyond 2002 Lineup

    March 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stone Temple Pilots, Fatboy Slim, and Third Eye Blind have joined the lineup of the inaugural Beyond 2002 Super Festival. As previously reported, the April 12-14 event will present artists on five sta Stone Temple Pilots, Fatboy Slim, and Third Eye Blind have joined the lineup of the…

  2. Billboard Bits: Gorillaz/D12, Beth Orton, Mudhoney

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Gorillaz/D12, Beth Orton, Mudhoney Detroit rap crew D12 -- sans its highest-profile member, Eminem -- made an appearance at Gorillaz' debut New York performance last night (Feb. 28) at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The other five members of the group -- Bizarre, Proof, Kon Artis,…

  3. Top Hip-Hop Acts Look To 'Beyond' Festival

    February 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rappers Snoop Dogg, Outkast, and Busta Rhymes have all signed on to perform during the inaugural Beyond 2002 Super Festival. Scheduled for April 12-14 in Miami's Bicentennial Park, the event will feat Rappers Snoop Dogg, Outkast, and Busta Rhymes have all signed on to perform during the…

  4. Freestylers' Disc 'Points' To More Cohesive Sound

    January 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Aston Harvey of perennial party band the Freestylers has a secret. Although his group's music is influenced by all the cool styles of underground music like jungle, 2-step, hip-hop, and dancehall, his Aston Harvey of perennial party band the Freestylers has a secret. Although his group&…

  5. Sugarcult Sweet On Tour, 'Van Wilder'

    January 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month tour in support of its debut album, "Start Static" (Ultimatum Music). The group will also gain some added exposure wit Santa Barbara, Calif.-based pop/punk act Sugarcult is in the midst of a two-month…

  6. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Creed, Kylie Minogue, Golden Globe nominees, and the Swiss pop charts. 'WEATHERED' MEN: Creed remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for the eighth week in a row with "Weathered" (Wind-up); it's the longest consecutive run at the top since the…

  7. Crow Mulling Final Tracklist For New Album

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Sheryl Crow has been joined by a host of stars in the making of her as-yet-untitled, self-produced fourth Interscope/A&M album, but the artist's manager tells Billboard.com that the tracklisting h Sheryl Crow has been joined by a host of stars in the making of her as-yet-untitled,…

  8. Stranger in My House

    January 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Guitarist Cyril Lance, formerly of the swamp blues outfit Mel Melton & the Wicked Mojos, produced this album and wrote seven original tunes as well. Guitarist Cyril Lance, formerly of the swamp blues outfit Mel Melton & the Wicked Mojos, produced this album and wrote seven original…

  9. Rancid, Strummer 'Give 'Em The Boot'

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Tracks from Rancid, Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, Dropick Murphys, Agnostic Front, and others will be featured on the third volume of Hellcat's budged-priced punk and ska compilation series, "Give Tracks from Rancid, Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros, Dropick Murphys, Agnostic…

  10. Hot Product

    January 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing albums from Starsailor, Hank Williams Jr., the "I Am Sam" soundtrack, and more. 'Love' For Sale In the grand tradition of such recent U.K. exports as Oasis, the Verve, Travis, and Coldplay, Starsailor's Capitol debut, "Love Is Here," arrives in…

  11. Splintered At The Drive In Camps Remain Active

    January 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST On hiatus from At The Drive In since last spring, that group's principal members Cedric Bixler and Omar Rodriguez will resurface with their new band, the Mars Volta. The outfit will issue its debut EP On hiatus from At The Drive In since last spring, that group's principal members…

  12. Extra Songs Grace 'Concert For NYC' DVD

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York City" will appear on the forthcoming two-DVD home video release of the event. Due Jan. 29 via Columbia, the set will include Four songs not included on the two-CD version of "The Concert for New York…

  13. Petra Revival

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Petra Revival serves as a reminder of why the Grammy-winning Petra will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year—the group records songs brilliantly. Petra Revival serves as a reminder of why the Grammy-winning Petra will celebrate its 30th anniversary next year—the group records songs…

  14. The 'Great' Journey Of Willie Nelson

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Upon a casual listen, Willie Nelson's forthcoming Lost Highway album, "The Great Divide," sounds like it could be pages ripped from the Red-Headed Stranger's road-worn journal. Themes of passionate re Upon a casual listen, Willie Nelson's forthcoming Lost Highway…

  15. Tantric To Open Creed Tour

    December 13, 2001 12:00 AM EST Modern rock act Tantric has been selected as one of the opening acts for Creed's upcoming North American tour, the first leg of which kicks off Jan. 16 in Atlanta and wraps Feb. 17 in Kansas City, Mo. Modern rock act Tantric has been selected as one of the opening acts for Creed's…

  16. Matthews, Browne, Wainwright Honor Neil Young

    December 12, 2001 12:00 AM EST Neil Young urged that Americans may be willing to give up some accepted civil liberties in the effort to fight terrorism, yet stressed that the loss must be short-lived. Speaking last night (Dec. 11) Neil Young urged that Americans may be willing to give up some accepted civil liberties in…

  17. Stars To Perform At Spirit Of Liberty Awards

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Dave Matthews, Jackson Browne, Rufus Wainwright, and Sam Phillips with T-Bone Burnett will perform at the 20th anniversary Spirit of Liberty Awards dinner tomorrow (Dec. 11) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Dave Matthews, Jackson Browne, Rufus Wainwright, and Sam Phillips with T-Bone Burnett will…

  18. Billboard Bits: MixTape, Joe Diffie, Spirit of Liberty

    November 29, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on MixTape, Joe Diffie, Spirit of Liberty The sixth annual MixTape Awards will be held Dec. 11 at New York's Apollo Theater, honoring primarily non-commercial DJs who create underground hip-hop mixtapes. DJ Red Alert will host the event, presenting awards in 17 categories to mixtape…

  19. Indie Rockers Fight Juvenile Diabetes

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST Tomorrow (Nov. 27), Fire-tone Records will release the compilation CD "Indie Rock Unites... Vol. 1" to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. The 21-track set features tracks by Poster Children, th Tomorrow (Nov. 27), Fire-tone Records will release the compilation CD "Indie…

  20. Billboard Bits: Jay Kay, Spacey/Dench, Billy Corgan

    November 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Jay Kay, Spacey/Dench, Billy Corgan London prosecutors said today (Nov. 19) they are dropping criminal charges against Jay Kay, lead singer of Jamiroquai, who was accused of attacking a photographer outside a nightclub. Kay, 31, had pleaded innocent to charges that he smashed camera…

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