1. Liam Repaired, Oasis Returns To The Road

    December 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Oasis returned to the stage last night (Dec. 8) in Wales to finish a European tour after a brawl in a Munich bar forced two shows to be canceled. Oasis returned to the stage last night (Dec. 8) in Wales to finish a European tour after a brawl in a Munich bar forced two shows to be canceled.…

  2. Oasis Postpones Remaining German Dates

    December 03, 2002 12:00 AM EST Oasis has been forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates following injuries to frontman Liam Gallagher sustained over the weekend in a Munich hotel brawl. Shows planned for tomorrow night Oasis has been forced to postpone its remaining two German tour dates following injuries to…

  3. Liam Gallagher Loses Teeth In Club Brawl

    December 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST Liam Gallagher, vocalist for U.K. rock act Oasis, lost several teeth in a weekend punch-up in a Munich hotel during which he kicked a police officer in the ribs, German police said today (Dec. 2). "Th Liam Gallagher, vocalist for U.K. rock act Oasis, lost several teeth in a weekend punch…

  4. Oasis Drummer's Firing Claim Tossed Out

    November 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Drummer Tony McCarroll, a founding member of British rock group Oasis, has lost his bid to sue the band's lawyers over his firing because he waited too long to start legal action. Yesterday (Nov. 28), Drummer Tony McCarroll, a founding member of British rock group Oasis, has lost his bid…

  5. Billboard Bits: Carlos Santana; Orange Bowl; Hendrix

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Carlos Santana; Orange Bowl; Jimi Hendrix Carlos Santana is planning his first all-Spanish album, featuring duets with a number of female singers, Billboard Bulletin has learned. Recording for the set, to be released by BMG U.S. Latin, should start early next year. The artist's…

  6. Weller Shines Light On U.S. Album Release

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST English pop statesman Paul Weller has set a North American release date for his latest solo album, "Illumination." The disc will be issued Jan. 14 via Yep Roc records in an expanded version that will English pop statesman Paul Weller has set a North American release date for his…

  7. Hear'Say Throws In The Towel

    October 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U.K. pop act Hear'Say has officially split. The five-member group was fabricated for the 2001 season of the reality series "Popstars," a precursor to "Pop Idol" that was exported to the U.S. this year U.K. pop act Hear'Say has officially split. The five-member…

  8. Oasis Cancels Additional Shows

    August 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As guitarist Noel Gallagher "is suffering from the effects of whiplash and shock" following a car accident Tuesday in Indianapolis, the band has postponed upcoming concerts in Philadelphia and Boston. As guitarist Noel Gallagher "is suffering from the effects of whiplash and…

  9. Oasis Members Hurt In Taxi Crash

    August 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Oasis members Noel Gallagher, Andy Bell, and Jay Darlington are recovering after being hurt in a car crash yesterday (Aug. 6) in downtown Indianapolis. The musicians were in a taxi when it was involve Oasis members Noel Gallagher, Andy Bell, and Jay Darlington are recovering after being hurt…

  10. Billboard Bits: Eyes Adrift, Fabolous, Paul Weller

    August 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Eyes Adrift, Fabolous, Paul Weller Meat Puppets frontman Curt Kirkwood, former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, and former Sublime drummer Bud Waugh will release their self-titled debut as Eyes Adrift on Sept. 24 via spinART. The 12-track set will be supported by an extensive North…

  11. Heathen Chemistry

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On Oasis' latest outing, the brothers Gallagher offer a little something for all the band's potential constituents: bluesy rockers (including lead single "The Hindu Times") that showcase a mixture of On Oasis' latest outing, the brothers Gallagher offer a little…

  12. Billboard Bits: Joan Baez, Rock Boat, LMNT

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Joan Baez, Rock Boat, LMNT The third volley in the Joan Baez Original Master Series of reissued albums is due July 9 via Vanguard. This round will feature two albums, 1964's "5," Baez's appropriately titled fifth album and last completely acoustic set, and the…

  13. Hot Product

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Oasis, Bow Wow, Green Day, and more. Chemical Reaction "It's far and away the best record since 'Definitely Maybe,'" declares a confident Noel Gallagher of Oasis' fifth album, "Heathen Chemistry" (Big Brother/Epic). "I&…

  14. 'Chemistry' Touted As Return To Form For Oasis

    June 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Feature excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. "It's far and away the best record since 'Definitely Maybe,'" declares a confident Noel Gallagher. "I'd probably say the whole thing will be an eight out of 10." There are few, if any, releases in…

  15. Oasis Butts Heads With Army Over Video

    June 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The British army is retreating in the face of a famously combative enemy: the rock group Oasis. The army said yesterday (June 23) that it was withdrawing a recruitment video featuring two Oasis songs The British army is retreating in the face of a famously combative enemy: the rock group…

  16. Redding Honors Hendrix On New Live Set

    June 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Noel Redding, the bass player of the legendary Jimi Hendrix Experience, talks about the gig in the Czech Republic documented on his new live album, "Live From Bunkr. Prague," due June 24 from Track Re "We didn't want to do the whole lot of the Experience but there again…

  17. Star Presenters Pack Billboard Latin Music Awards

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Everyone from Celia Cruz and Marco Antonio Solis to Ozomatli and Elvis Crespo will be on hand May 9 in Miami to serve as presenters for the Billboard Latin Music Awards. The star-studded affair will a Everyone from Celia Cruz and Marco Antonio Solis to Ozomatli and Elvis Crespo will be on…

  18. New Songs, Surprises Abound At Coachella

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sixty artists from around the world graced four stages at the third Coachella Valley Music & Arts festival over the weekend in Indio, Calif., playing before crowds of 30,000 on both days. The even Sixty artists from around the world graced four stages at the third Coachella Valley Music …

  19. Cornershop Supplies 'Handcream For A Generation'

    April 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Cornershop's "Handcream for a Generation" -- the Euro-Asian group's first album since the 1997 hit "When I Was Born for the 7th Time" -- is also its first for U.S. indie Beggars Banquet. In an unusual Cornershop's "Handcream for a Generation" --…

  20. Hot Product

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Wilco, Elvis Costello, Paul Westerberg, Kenny Chesney, Pet Shop Boys, and more. Back To The 'Hotel' Considering all the label drama that has engulfed Wilco and its fourth studio album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," during the past year, it's a bit…

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