1. Montreal Fans Riot After Canceled Show

    October 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Angered by the cancellation of a punk concert in Montreal, dozens of people smashed windows and overturned cars, setting them ablaze last night (Oct. 14). Angered by the cancellation of a punk concert in Montreal, dozens of people smashed windows and overturned cars, setting them ablaze last…

  2. ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The All-American Rejects are a burgeoning rock'n'roll success story. The All-American Rejects are a burgeoning rock'n'roll success story. Some Oklahoma kids formed a band. Then, they released an album on the independent Doghouse label, home to such acts as the Get Up Kids,…

  3. This Day in Music

    October 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of European conquests as its novelty hit "The Ketchup Song (Asereje)" goes straight to No. 1 on the U.K. singles chart. 2002 - Spanish sisterly trio Las Ketchup adds the U.K. to its list of…

  4. Blues in the Blood

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT As the Year of the Blues wanes, it is more than appropriate to hear from Morganfield, the son of Muddy Waters, especially when what he has to offer is the best album of his career. As the Year of the Blues wanes, it is more than appropriate to hear from Morganfield, the son of Muddy Waters,…

  5. With retail bins overflowing with releases

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With retail bins overflowing with releases directly and indirectly associated with the Martin Scorsese-produced "The Blues" series of films on PBS, some attention should be reserved for this fall's ot With retail bins overflowing with releases directly and indirectly associated…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>The City of Miami, under threat of legal action from the American Civil Liberties Union and Havana Caliente Records, allows Cuban dance band Los Van Van to perform at the James L. Knight 1999 - The City of Miami, under threat of legal action from the American Civil…

  7. This Day in Music

    October 10, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>U2 kicks off the third leg of its Elevation tour in South Bend, Ind., and invites the world to join them for free. The show is Webcast via RealNetworks and European Internet communicatio 2001 - U2 kicks off the third leg of its Elevation tour in South Bend, Ind., and…

  8. Badly Drawn Boy Sketches U.S. Tour

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT English singer/songwriter Badly Drawn Boy (real name: Damon Gough) will saddle up for a three-week acoustic run of U.S. cities in November, in anticipation of his in-progress fourth studio album. English singer/songwriter Badly Drawn Boy (real name: Damon Gough) will saddle up for a three…

  9. Chart Beat Chat

    October 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fred Bronson discusses Metallica, Clay Aiken, Erykah Badu, Rolling Stones and Elvis Presley. METALLICA'S METAL (AND CLAY AIKEN, TOO) Dear Mr. Bronson, My husband and I have a debate going. He says that Metallica's "black" album went double-platinum in 12 days and I am…

  10. Jack Johnson Hangs Ten With DVD, CD

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Jack Johnson may be best known as a singer/songwriter, but he's also a veteran surfer and filmmaker. The artist's many passions come together in the film "Thicker Than Water," originally released in 2 Jack Johnson may be best known as a singer/songwriter, but he's…

  11. OutKast Leads Nine New Top-20 Chart Entries

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a massive week for new releases, OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" muscles out tough competition from Dave Matthews and Limp Bizkit to bow atop The Billboard 200. The Arista album In a massive week for new releases, OutKast's two-CD set "…

  12. This Day in Music

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite takes three honors at the seventh annual Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards at the London Arena. Dynamite, winner of the year's Mercury Music Prize, is named be 2002 - U.K. artist Ms. Dynamite takes three honors at the seventh annual…

  13. Tunes On TV

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 29 "Making the Video," MTV Featured Artist: Pink ("Trouble") "Monday Night Football," ABC Featured Artists: Vic Damone, Run-DMC, John Popper, Jason Mraz …

  14. Boyz II Men Prep Hits Collection

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Superstar R&B quartet Boyz II Men's career will be celebrated with the Oct. 7 release from Motown/UME Records of "The Best of Boyz II Men." The album is part of Motown/UME's 20th Century Masters/T Superstar R&B quartet Boyz II Men's career will be celebrated…

  15. Wilson Embraces The 'Glamour'

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With her 1993 Blue Note album "Blue Light 'Til Dawn," Cassandra Wilson blazed a trail that inspired jazz vocalists to tap into the popular music they grew up with while also paying heed to earlier tra With her 1993 Blue Note album "Blue Light 'Til Dawn,"…

  16. Billboard Bits: Grammys, moe., Ray Charles

    September 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Grammys, moe., Ray Charles The 46th annual Grammy Awards ceremony has been scheduled for Feb. 8 at Los Angeles' Staples Center. The event will be broadcast live on CBS beginning at 8 p.m. ET (tape delayed on the West Coast). Nominees will be announced Dec. 4. The scheduling…

  17. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews 'Devil' In The Details Dave Matthews says he didn't know "what I was gonna do with all this" when he first began writing for his first project, "Some Devil," due this week from RCA. "And then it all started to fall together and get…

  18. A Closer Look At Music-Related Television This Week

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Fine Tuning - Weekly column highlighting music on TV during the week of Sept. 22-28, 2003. These days, there's always lots of music on television. But rare is the week when so many quality programs featuring artists and music I feel rank above most on my personal scale. Let's start…

  19. Tunes On TV

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Sept. 22-28, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, SEPT. 22 "Pyramid," Syndicated Featured Artists: Trace Adkins, the Go-Go's' Jane Wiedlin, Donny Osmond (host). "The Sharon Osbourne Show," Syndicated Featured…

  20. Hot Product

    September 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie 'Real' Enough Like its 2002 predecessor, "Heathen," David Bowie's new ISO/Columbia set, "Reality," was co-produced by Bowie and longtime collaborator Tony Visconti. It features Bowie's touring band, including guitarists Earl Slick and Gerry…

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