1. This Day in Music

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is injured in a car accident in the midst of the Vans Warped Tour. Wick suffers whiplash and bruising in addition to a tear in her cornea as a res 2002 - Ozma keyboardist/flute player Star Wick is injured in a car accident in…

  2. Tunes On TV

    June 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for June 16-22, 2003. Mon / Tues / Wed / Thurs / Fri / Sat / Sun MONDAY, JUNE 16 "VH1 All Access: Fleetwood Mac," VH1 Featured Artists: Fleetwood Mac, Lindsey Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks. "100 Greatest Songs of the Last 25…

  3. The world of The Matrix is full of mythology,

    June 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The world of The Matrix is full of mythology, religion, and history. The world of The Matrix is full of mythology, religion, and history. Fans of the film series will understand more of its background by watching the nine anime short films presented here. Details about how the matrix was…

  4. Chart Beat Chat

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT "Chart Beat" columnist Fred Bronson discusses charts with readers. This week: The singles market, chart performance of "American Idol" winner Ruben Studdard and runner-up Clay Aiken, and the Eurovisio SINGLES MARKET Hello Fred, I am writing to you from Australia. I am an…

  5. Web Leak Fails To Derail Radiohead's 'Thief'

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT An expanded version of the Radiohead feature in the June 14, 2002, issue of Billboard. These days, rare is an album from a superstar act that doesn't leak onto the Internet before it hits stores. But when MP3 files purporting to be songs from Radiohead's Capitol album, "Hail to…

  6. Jackson Settles Suit With Former Advisers

    June 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A $12 million lawsuit against Michael Jackson by former financial advisers that could have revealed details of his finances has been settled, his lawyer said yesterday (June 11). The attorney declined A $12 million lawsuit against Michael Jackson by former financial advisers that could have…

  7. Billboard Bits: Linkin Park, Timbaland, Yusuf Islam

    June 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Linkin Park, Timbaland, Yusuf Islam Linkin Park's Chester Bennington has been released from a Los Angeles hospital after suffering from severe back and abdominal pains . "I finally got out of the hospital over the weekend after nine days, and the doctor instructed me to rest…

  8. 'Hairspray,' Joel, Simmons Win Tonys

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A musical with a gay sensibility and a play about a gay baseball player dominated the 57th annual Tony Awards, presented yesterday (June 8) at Radio City Music Hall in New York. "Hairspray," the smash A musical with a gay sensibility and a play about a gay baseball player dominated…

  9. 2003 Tony Awards Winners

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Winners of the 57th annual Tony Awards, presented June 8 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Here are the winners of the 57th annual Tony Awards, presented June 8 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Play: "Take Me Out." Musical: "Hairspray." Revival-play: "Long…

  10. Deftones Stir Up Suspense

    June 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com After gradually building its fan base for several years, the garage-skater-band-turned-Grammy Award-decorated Deftones have returned to the upper regions of The Billboard 200 with their self-titled fourth album. To build anticipation for the music…

  11. Royal Academy of Reality

    June 07, 2003 12:00 AM EDT It's difficult to believe that this pioneering Atlanta new-wave band hasn't issued a new album in 14 years. It's difficult to believe that this pioneering Atlanta new-wave band hasn't issued a new album in 14 years. The Q's return to indie-label turf (after on-and-off…

  12. Pires Extends Global Reach

    June 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com The rise and rise of Alexandre Pires can be seen as a case study of many things: &#149; Breaking a new act in the U.S. Latin market. &#149; Successfully crossing over a Brazilian, Portuguese-speaking singer into the Spanish-language Latin…

  13. Kasem Surveys 30 Years Of Hits

    June 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Between his duties as the host of the popular countdown radio show "American Top 40" and voicing the character Shaggy on a new run of "Scooby-Doo" cartoons, Casey Kasem has found time to helm a succes Between his duties as the host of the popular countdown radio show "…

  14. Slipknot Bassist Booked On Drug Charges

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was arrested yesterday (June 1) after a car accident in Des Moines, Iowa, police tell Billboard.com. Gray reportedly ran a red light and collided with another car proceeding Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was arrested yesterday (June 1) on drug charges after a car…

  15. Fine Tuning

    June 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A Closer Look Music On Television This Week OK. We're facing a second week in a row without any "American Idol" competition. We're moving on. We're strong. Deep breaths... Any MTV live event is due to draw music folks, even if it is the MTV Movie Awards. On Thursday…

  16. NYC Man: The Collection

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Curated by the man himself, this two-CD anthology traces Lou Reed's enduring career across several labels, from late-'60s Velvet Underground to last year's theatrical project The Raven. Curated by the man himself, this two-CD anthology traces Lou Reed's enduring career…

  17. Words and Photos by Lee Jaffe

    May 31, 2003 12:00 AM EDT At first glance, One Love appears to be a rather suspect photo book. While the oversized (10 by 11.5 inches) tome collects many notably rare photos, including several truly priceless shots of Peter To At first glance, One Love appears to be a rather suspect photo book. While the oversized (10…

  18. Clear Channel Stations Draw Ownership Protests

    May 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Protesters around the country sent a message yesterday (May 29), urging federal regulators not to allow large media companies to increase their control over television, radio, and newspapers. The demo Protesters around the country sent a message yesterday (May 29), urging federal regulators…

  19. Turkey Wins Its First Eurovision Title

    May 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a nail-biting finish, Turkey claimed victory yesterday (May 24) at the 48th Eurovision Song Contest with "Everyway That I Can," sung by one of the country's most popular female vocalists, Sertab Er In a nail-biting finish, Turkey claimed victory yesterday (May 24) at the…

  20. Truth

    May 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Mantra Girl is singer Erin Kamler, producer/composer Adam Smalley, and multi-instrumentalist Dan Powell. Mantra Girl is singer Erin Kamler, producer/composer Adam Smalley, and multi-instrumentalist Dan Powell. The trio's music is as calming as it is energizing—quite like a yoga class,…

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