1. Nickelback, Default Prepare To 'Invade'

    March 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Hard rock outfits Nickelback, Default, and Injected will lead MTV's annual Campus Invasion tour, which will also feature rising U.K. modern rock act Starsailor on the inaugural MTV2 stage. The trek bo Hard rock outfits Nickelback, Default, and Injected will lead MTV's annual Campus…

  2. 'O Brother' Comes 'Down From The Mountain' Again

    February 28, 2002 12:00 AM EST On the heels of a half-dozen associated Grammy Awards recognizing the "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" soundtrack phenomenon, the Down From the Mountain tour it inspired will hit the road again this summe On the heels of a half-dozen associated Grammy Awards recognizing the "O…

  3. Robbie Williams Pipes Up On Final Dury Album

    February 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Robbie Williams has voiced lyrics penned by late U.K. rock icon Ian Dury on the latter's posthumous album "Ten More Turnips From the Tip," due March 18 in the U.K. on Ronnie Harris Records. Williams s Robbie Williams has voiced lyrics penned by late U.K. rock icon Ian Dury on…

  4. Dirt Band's 'Circle' Still Unbroken 30 Years On

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" will be reissued March 26 via Capitol Nashville. Originally released in 1972, the double-album set un In celebration of its 30th anniversary, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's …

  5. Howdy!

    February 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST Imagine a day at the beach on a lazy summer day with a half-read book strewn in the sand, a cooler of ice-cold drinks at arm's reach, and a Discman playing the perfect album to capture the moment. Imagine a day at the beach on a lazy summer day with a half-read book strewn in the sand, a…

  6. Gorillaz/Redman Pairing Sharpens 'Blade 2'

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST As tipped here last month, Immortal's soundtrack to the upcoming film "Blade 2" will feature a number of unique pairings between electronic and hip-hop artists. Redman's collaboration with animated ac As tipped here last month , Immortal's soundtrack to the upcoming…

  7. Hot Product

    February 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing the "Grammy 2002" nominees compilation, and new albums from Shaggy, Jennifer Lopez, and Sade. And The 'Nominees' Are... As the industry gears up for this year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy is prepping its seventh annual Grammy CD compilation. Due…

  8. Oakenfold, Fatboy Dust Off 'All Star' Grooves

    January 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Two of the world's most popular DJs will share their beats with the masses with Hypnotic Recordings' Feb. 5 release of Paul Oakenfold's "Bust a Groove" and Norman "Fatboy Slim" Cook's "All Star Breakb Two of the world's most popular DJs will…

  9. CHART BEAT BONUS

    January 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Chart-based stories on Creed, Kylie Minogue, Golden Globe nominees, and the Swiss pop charts. 'WEATHERED' MEN: Creed remains No. 1 on The Billboard 200 for the eighth week in a row with "Weathered" (Wind-up); it's the longest consecutive run at the top since the…

  10. Girls Against Boys Signs With Jade Tree

    January 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST After a lone album for Geffen, veteran New York-based underground rock act Girls Against Boys has returned to the independent label ranks via a two-album deal with Jade Tree. The group is recording it After a lone album for Geffen, veteran New York-based underground rock act Girls Against…

  11. Adam Ant Arrested In London

    January 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Adam Ant, whose self-styled "Ant Music" made him an international star in the 1980s, was arrested after an alleged incident in a London pub on Saturday night and has been charged with assault and poss Adam Ant, whose self-styled "Ant Music" made him an international star…

  12. Nitin Sawhney Fulfills His Self-Expression On 'Prophesy'

    December 06, 2001 12:00 AM EST For his fifth album, "Prophesy," producer/musician Nitin Sawhney traveled the world in search of emotional connections. "What I've been searching for over the years is balance," Sawhney says. "I don't For his fifth album, "Prophesy," producer…

  13. Stewart, Baker, O'Connor Latest To Leave Atlantic

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST Atlantic Records continues to trim its staff and its artist roster, with Rod Stewart, Anita Baker, and Sinead O'Connor being the latest to exit the label. As previously reported, Collective Soul, Tori Atlantic Records continues to trim its staff and its artist roster, with Rod Stewart,…

  14. Pink Insists She's 'M!ssundaztood'

    November 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST It's not easy being Pink. Constantly in the public eye, the songstress has never been one to bite her tongue, as her comments have raised an eyebrow or two. Therefore, it seems logical that the 22-yea It's not easy being Pink. Constantly in the public eye, the songstress has never…

  15. Jazzman, Bias Fighter Norman Granz Dies

    November 27, 2001 12:00 AM EST Jazz impresario Norman Granz died Thursday in Geneva, Switzerland, of cancer, Billboard Bulletin reports. He was 83. Jazz impresario Norman Granz died Thursday in Geneva, Switzerland, of cancer, Billboard Bulletin reports. He was 83. Granz is credited with breaking down racial barriers in the…

  16. Blind Pig Records—25th AnniversaryCollection

    November 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST San Francisco's Blind Pig Records— which actually started in the basement of an Ann Arbor, Mich., blues joint in 1977—proudly celebrates its imminent 25th anniversary with a glorious sin San Francisco's Blind Pig Records— which actually started in the basement of an Ann Arbor, Mich.…

  17. Gorillaz, Fatboy Tops At Billboard VMAs

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST With three awards each, Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood" (Parlophone/Virgin) and Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" (Skint/Astralwerks) were the big winners of the 2001 Billboard Music Video Awards, present With three awards each, Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood…

  18. Brand New Boots and Panties—A Tribute to Ian Dury

    November 03, 2001 12:00 AM EST Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seven, England's Ian Dury—who died of cancer last year at 57—was one of the odder-looking chaps to emerge from the British New Wave Physically handicapped since contracting polio at age seven, England's Ian Dury—who died of…

  19. Krauss, Harris Come Down The 'Mountain' For Tour

    October 30, 2001 12:00 AM EST As tipped here in August, several of the artists who contributed to the soundtrack to the Coen Brothers film "O Brother, Where Art Thou?" will hit the road in the new year. The bluegrass-focused Down As tipped here in August , several of the artists who contributed to the soundtrack…

  20. Pet Shop Boys Bring 'Montage' To Video

    October 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran U.K. electronic duo Pet Shop Boys will release a DVD/VHS, "Montage," on Nov. 20 through the Sanctuary Records Group. "Montage" was filmed on the group's 1999-2000 Nightlife tour and features s Veteran U.K. electronic duo Pet Shop Boys will release a DVD/VHS, …

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