1. Strummer Goes 'Global' With MTV2

    November 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Joe Strummer will host a new a new program on MTV2, which launches with a short Monday (Nov. 11) at 10 p.m. ET. Titled "Joe Strummer's Global Boom-Box," the show will serve as the visual equivalent to Joe Strummer will host a new a new program on MTV2, which launches with a…

  2. Stones Score With NBA Ad

    October 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Basketball may not be a huge attraction in their homeland, but that's not stopping the Rolling Stones from tossing their musical weight behind a new National Basketball Association (NBA) television ad Basketball may not be a huge attraction in their homeland, but that's not stopping…

  3. Rockin' Wild in Chicago

    October 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Magic Sam Maghett has been dead for 33 years and left behind a slim body of studio work, so this collection of newly unearthed live material from 1963 to 1968 is cause for celebration. Magic Sam Maghett has been dead for 33 years and left behind a slim body of studio work, so this collection…

  4. Parton, Womack Among Latest CMA Awards Additions

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It will certainly be crowded backstage at the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, as the Nov. 6 show has added yet more performers to the lineup. It will certainly be crowded backstage at the 2002 Country Music Association (CMA) Awards, as the Nov. 6 show has added yet more…

  5. Manson Has A 'Massacre' On His Hands

    October 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Manson has been tapped to score the remake of the 1974 horror flick "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre." The film, currently in production, will be directed by Marcus Nispel, known for his work in t Marilyn Manson has been tapped to score the remake of the 1974 horror flick "…

  6. Hot Product

    October 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Faith Hill, LL Cool J, "Red Hot + Riot," Jeff Buckley, and more. 'Cry' Me A River Faith Hill returns this week with her long-awaited new Warner Bros. album, "Cry." The title cut has made a quick impact across the Billboard singles…

  7. Stapp's Vocal Woes Force Creed Tour Reorganization

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Creed has postponed nine dates at the beginning of its fall tour due to a throat affliction suffered by singer Scott Stapp. The band's frontman is "suffering from acute laryngitis due to the Rock act Creed has postponed nine dates at the beginning of its fall tour due to a…

  8. Pinmonkey Makes Rock-Meets-Bluegrass 'Ear Candy'

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. In the midst of an early spring tour of country radio stations, a bus that the band Pinmonkey had leased suddenly caught on fire in Charleston, S.C., and was totaled, along with most of the band's clothes and personal items. Their…

  9. Phishermen Hook Three Jammys

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two awards, the band winning one, and he and bassist Mike Gordon together again onstage, last night's (Oct. 2) 2002 Jammy Awards Presented by TDK went a long wa With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two awards, the band winning one, and he and…

  10. Dave Matthews Band Plans Fall Tour

    October 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band has announced a nine-date arena tour, set to kick off Dec. 10 Tampa, Fla., and wrap Dec. 22 in Washington, D.C. Beforehand, Matthews will play a solo show Oct. 24 at Seattle's Benar Dave Matthews Band has announced a nine-date arena tour, set to kick off Dec. 10 Tampa,…

  11. Gabriel Delays North American Tour Start

    October 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel has moved back the start of his Growing Up -- Live tour by eight days due to technical troubles relating to the show's production and creation of its sets. Peter Gabriel has moved back the start of his Growing Up -- Live tour by eight days due to technical troubles relating…

  12. Shakira Heading To North American Arenas

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Colombian pop star Shakira will kick off a North American arena tour Nov. 8 in San Diego. Dates are on tap through early December, to be followed by a handful of European engagements. Afterward, Shaki Colombian pop star Shakira will kick off a North American arena tour Nov. 8 in San Diego.…

  13. Gabriel Setting 'Up' North American Tour

    September 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Peter Gabriel will kick off a North American tour Nov. 5 in Atlanta in support of his latest Geffen album, "Up," due today (Sept. 24) in North America. Gabriel and his band celebrated the tour news to Peter Gabriel will kick off a North American tour Nov. 5 in Atlanta in support of…

  14. Rod Stewart's Secret Passion

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Rod Stewart is a classic vocalist -- a rock staple. So it stands to reason that when he decided to tackle a collection of covers, it would be gleaned from the songbook of great rock tunes, right? Wrong. Stewart is fulfilling his dream of…

  15. Pink, Paul Weller Overtake U.K. Charts

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Yesterday's (Sept. 22) new U.K. sales charts featured a first No. 1 single for Pink and, at the other extreme, a new No. 1 album for Paul Weller, who first topped that survey with the Jam in 1982. Pin Yesterday's (Sept. 22) new U.K. sales charts featured a first No. 1 single for…

  16. This Day in Music

    September 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>A radio promotion in Roanoke, Va., raises $75,000 for the American Red Cross. Announcers Chuck Marsh and Roynn Jaymes of WSLC invite listeners to bid on six tickets and a backstage pass 2001 - A radio promotion in Roanoke, Va., raises $75,000 for the American Red…

  17. 'Idol' Finale Draws Millions

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kelly Clarkson wasn't the only participant in "American Idol: The Search for a Superstar" that greeted yesterday (Sept. 5) with bleary-eyed triumph. "The whole rush of the last three months caught up Kelly Clarkson wasn't the only participant in "American Idol:…

  18. Past Lives

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With all things Ozzy Osbourne equaling pay dirt these days, it's logical for a record label to exploit the opportunity in order to move some of his catalog. With all things Ozzy Osbourne equaling pay dirt these days, it's logical for a record label to exploit the opportunity in…

  19. Clapton Straps Into 'One More' Live Album

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Eric Clapton will release a double-disc live album and a separate DVD under the title "One More Car, One More Rider," Nov. 5 via Reprise/Duck. The audio discs wee recorded last year at Los Angeles' St Eric Clapton will release a double-disc live album and a separate DVD under…

  20. Double-Disc Bonnaroo Set Due Next Month

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Sanctuary will on Sept. 24 release a double-disc live album chronicling this year's inaugural Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, Tenn. As first tipped here last month, Sanctuary will on Sept. 24 release a double-disc live album chronicling this year's…

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