1. Billboard Bits: LL Cool J, Megadeth, Money Mark

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on LL Cool J, Megadeth, Money Mark LL Cool J will deliver the keynote address at the Grammy Urban Music Symposium & Showcase, being held as part of the fourth annual Atlantis Music Conference. Taking place Aug. 2 in Atlanta, the symposium includes six educational panels for urban…

  2. Rollins Band Inks With Sanctuary

    June 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran hard rock act the Rollins Band has signed with Sanctuary Records and set an Aug. 21 date for the release of its latest album, "Nice." In a statement, bandleader Henry Rollins compared the new Veteran hard rock act the Rollins Band has signed with Sanctuary Records and set an…

  3. Tool's 'Lateralus' Leads Five Top-10 Debuts

    May 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As expected, Tool's third Volcano studio album, "Lateralus," debuts at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 this week, leading a charge of five top-10 debuts on the chart, while Janet Jackson's seven-week reign As expected, Tool's third Volcano studio album, "Lateralus,…

  4. Hot Product

    May 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Missy Elliott, R.E.M., Tool, Weezer, Depeche Mode, Buddy Guy, and more. 'Addicted' To Missy With the release this week of "Miss E ... So Addictive," her third set on The Gold Mind/Elektra, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott is hitting the road…

  5. Foot-And-Mouth Scotches Dutch Metal Fests

    April 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Holland's largest annual heavy metal festival, Dynamo Open Air, has been canceled as a result of the growing European foot-and-mouth crisis. The three-day festival, featuring Motorhead and Megadeth, w Holland's largest annual heavy metal festival, Dynamo Open Air, has been canceled…

  6. Megadeth Plans Pre-Release TourA

    April 05, 2001 12:00 AM EDT California speed metal veterans Megadeth will embark on a 12-city pre-release tour in late April, in advance of the band's ninth album and Sanctuary Records debut, "The World Needs A Hero." The album California speed metal veterans Megadeth will embark on a 12-city pre-release…

  7. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, DMX, Megadeth, Santana

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band, DMX, Megadeth, Carlos Santana, Benny Rietveld, Kirk Hammett, Metallica A performance of "Born To Run" has been added to the upcoming "Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band: Live In New York City" HBO concert special (premiering…

  8. Metal Returns: Megadeth, Halford, Slayer

    February 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST The undeniable resurgence of classic heavy metal will continue in 2001 with substantial activity by several veteran heavy metal acts such as Megadeth, ex-Judas Priest frontman Rob Halford's Halford pr The undeniable resurgence of classic heavy metal will continue in 2001 with substantial…

  9. Megadeth Completes 'Hero'

    January 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Metal stalwart Megadeth has completed its next album, its first for Sanctuary Records. Due May 15, the 11-track album, dubbed "The World Needs A Hero," was produced by the band. Metal stalwart Megadeth has completed its next album, its first for Sanctuary Records. Due May 15, the 11…

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