1. Nickelback Preps For 'Silver,' 3 Doors Down Dates

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock act Nickelback will hit the road at the end of August with 3 Doors Down in advance of its third album, "Silver Side Up," due Sept. 11 on Roadrunner. The band will play a stateside date on Au Hard rock act Nickelback will hit the road at the end of August with 3 Doors Down…

  2. 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…

  3. The Anglo Files

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT British DJ Lee Burridgehas mixed and compiled the fifth installment of Global Underground's "Nu Breed" series, due out Aug. 13 in U.K., plus Ministry of Sound launches a new label. Tyrant Goes Global British DJ Lee Burridge has carved out a formidable career since he first…

  4. Garbage, U.K. Labels Settle Suit

    July 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock outfit Garbage and a number of U.K. labels have reached an out-of-court settlement in a lawsuit involving the recording status of lead singer Shirley Manson, Billboard Bulletin reports. Modern rock outfit Garbage and a number of U.K. labels have reached an out-of-court settlement…

  5. Billboard Bits: R.E.M., Wainwright, Graham Coxon

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on R.E.M., Loudon and Rufus Wainwright, Graham Coxon R.E.M. has been added to the list of performers for the 15th annual Bridge School Benefit Concert, to be held this October at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, Calif. As previously reported , Pearl Jam and event organizer…

  6. Fatboy's 'Weapon' Leads VMA Nominations

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The video for Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice," directed by Spike Jonze and starring actor Christopher Walken, leads the nominees for the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards with nine nominations. The clip is The video for Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice," directed by…

  7. Hot Product

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from 'N Sync, the 'Violator' compilation, Ringo Starr, Neil Diamond, Joe Strummer, and more. 'Celebrity' Sleuth "The truth is that it can be tiresome to be continually blasted by critics because we don't fit their preconceived notion of…

  8. Bjork Paints From New Palette

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Unlike the extroverted aural landscapes of much of Bjork's past recordings, which have variously embraced dancefloor beats, big-band overtures, and avant-garde gestures -- "Vespertine" is decidedly in Icelandic singer/songwriter Bjork is sitting in the middle of her sparsely…

  9. Bjork Rolls Out More Euro Dates

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bjork has confirmed a host of additional dates at European opera houses in support of the upcoming Elektra album "Vespertine," due Aug. 27 internationally and a day later in North America. In addition Bjork has confirmed a host of additional dates at European opera houses in support…

  10. Jacksons Have 'Reservations' Over Tribute Plans

    July 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT While stressing that they have every intention to take part in the show, Jermaine and Randy Jackson today (July 20) said they have not yet signed contracts guaranteeing their participation in "An All While stressing that they have every intention to take part in the show, Jermaine and…

  11. Band Vibe Brings Joe Strummer Alive

    July 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Most artists get a little nervous once they've finished an album and are waiting for feedback from friends, their record label, critics, and others. But, with his third solo album, "Global a Go-Go" (d Most artists get a little nervous once they've finished an album and are…

  12. Iceland's Sigur Ros Defrosts For Fall Tour

    July 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Icelandic ambient rock outfit Sigur Ros will embark on its lengthiest tour of North America to date, beginning Sept. 18 in Detroit. According to the band's official Web site, after some as-yet-unconfi Icelandic ambient rock outfit Sigur Ros will embark on its lengthiest tour of North…

  13. Powerman 5000 Brace For 'Doomsday' Tour

    July 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock outfit Powerman 5000 is planning a six-week North American tour in support of its forthcoming DreamWorks set "Anyone for Doomsday?," due Aug. 28. The trek, which kicks off Sept. 6, will al Modern rock outfit Powerman 5000 is planning a six-week North American tour in…

  14. Dylan Returns With 'Love And Theft' In September

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Bob Dylan has completed a new album, "Love and Theft," due for a Sept. 11 release on Columbia. It's Dylan's first album since 1997's Grammy-winning "Time Out of Mind," which debuted at No. 10 on The B Bob Dylan has completed a new album, "Love and Theft…

  15. U.K.'s Love Parade Officially Cancelled

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The U.K. edition of the annual Love Parade, scheduled to take place Saturday (July 21) in Newcastle upon Tyne, has been officially cancelled after Newcastle City Council failed to meet the conditions The U.K. edition of the annual Love Parade, scheduled to take place Saturday (July 21) in…

  16. Hot Product

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Aaliyah, Craig David, Buffalo Springfield, Perry Farrell, Iggy Pop, and more. Return Of The Queen Aaliyah's self-titled Virgin set, recorded in Australia with collaborators such as Timbaland, J Dub, and Bud'da, features first single "We Need a…

  17. Fitzwilliam String Quartet

    July 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT One of the summits of Viennese classicism, Haydn's The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross—a sequence of seven sacred adagios, with an intro and conclusion—is available in arrangemen One of the summits of Viennese classicism, Haydn's The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross—a…

  18. I'm Blessed

    July 14, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Lou Rawls, who began his career singing gospel in the late '40s, comes full circle with I'm Blessed, the first solo gospel release of his long and distinguished career. Lou Rawls, who began his career singing gospel in the late '40s, comes full circle with I'm Blessed, the…

  19. U.K. Love Parade In Jeopardy

    July 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The future of the Love Parade, Britain's biggest free outdoor live music event, is in jeopardy as it has yet to be granted a Public Entertainment License. The U.K.'s BBC Radio 1 said today (July 13) i The future of the Love Parade, Britain's biggest free outdoor live music…

  20. Billboard Bits: 1910 Fruitgum Co., Herman Brood, T. Rex

    July 12, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on 1910 Fruitgum Co., Herman Brood, T. Rex Late '60s bubblegum group 1910 Fruitgum Company has reformed around two of its original members, drummer Floyd Marcus and guitarist Frank Jeckell (the latter of whom, in the spirit of full disclosure, is a cousin of Billboard.com senior…

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