1. Theory Of A Deadman, Saliva, Audiovent To Tour

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock outfits Theory Of A Deadman, Saliva, and Audiovent will make a touring triple threat when they hit the road beginning Oct. 29 in New Orleans. Theory Of A Deadman is touring in support of i Modern rock outfits Theory Of A Deadman, Saliva, and Audiovent will make a touring triple…

  2. Stoned, But Not Dethroned: Elvis Remains On Top

    October 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT It was like the 1960s all over again as Elvis Presley battled the Rolling Stones for the top spot on The Billboard 200. When the smoke cleared, Elvis had a slight edge, holding at No. 1 for a second w It was like the 1960s all over again as Elvis Presley battled the Rolling Stones for the top…

  3. Slain Reporter Remembered With Concerts

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The foundation created to honor slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl will mark what would have been his 39th birthday with classical, jazz, and bluegrass concerts around the world tomorrow The foundation created to honor slain Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl will mark…

  4. Depeche Mode Assembles Videos For DVD

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Pioneering synth-pop outfit Depeche Mode will release a double-disc DVD of music videos and unreleased material Nov. 26 via Warner Reprise Video. "The Videos 86>98+" accumulates 21 clips first release Pioneering synth-pop outfit Depeche Mode will release a double-disc DVD of…

  5. Bono Named MusiCares 'Person Of The Year'

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT U2 frontman Bono (real name: Paul Hewson) has been chosen as the 2003 MusiCares Person of the Year. The honor will be bestowed on the Irish singer during a Feb. 21 New York tribute dinner and silent a U2 frontman Bono (real name: Paul Hewson) has been chosen as the 2003 MusiCares Person of…

  6. Hot Product

    September 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from "American Idol," LeAnn Rimes, the Rolling Stones, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, and more. You're My 'Idol' The media blitz from Fox's "American Idol" continues with "American Idol: Greatest Moments," due this week from…

  7. The Live Album

    September 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The mÉlange of music, nationalities, and styles that is Manu Chao has met with extraordinary success worldwide, embraced by widely disparate listenerships that find a home in the music of the f The mélange of music, nationalities, and styles that is Manu Chao has met with extraordinary…

  8. Chili Peppers Book European Tour

    September 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Although the Red Hot Chili Peppers have yet to unveil any North American tour plans, the group has booked a spring European jaunt in support of its latest Warner Bros. set, "By the Way." Dates begin J Although the Red Hot Chili Peppers have yet to unveil any North American tour…

  9. The Live Album

    September 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The mÉlange of music, nationalities, and styles that is Manu Chao has met with extraordinary success worldwide, embraced by widely disparate listenerships who find a home in the music of the fo The mélange of music, nationalities, and styles that is Manu Chao has met with extraordinary…

  10. Bennett, Lang Prepare 'Wonderful' Duets Album

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here in May, crooners Tony Bennett and k.d. lang are readying an album of duets for a Nov. 5 release. "A Wonderful World" (RPM/Columbia) was produced by T Bone Burnett and comprises songs as As tipped here in May, crooners Tony Bennett and k.d. lang are readying an album…

  11. ZZ Top Combing The Archives For Box Set

    September 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A new ZZ Top album is due in the first quarter of next year via RCA. But fans of the Texas rock trio may find even more to get excited about with a multi-CD set that could also come in 2003. "This sho A new ZZ Top album is due in the first quarter of next year via RCA. But fans of the…

  12. Costello Bears 'Cruel Smile' Odds'N'Sods Set

    September 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Island Records has set an Oct. 1 release for "Cruel Smile," a limited-edition collection of Elvis Costello tracks. The 14-cut collection boasts songs from the recording sessions for his latest album, Island Records has set an Oct. 1 release for "Cruel Smile," a limited…

  13. Sea & Cake Shop For A 'One Bedroom'

    September 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Chicago underground rock outfit the Sea & Cake has pushed back the release of its sixth Thrill Jockey album, "One Bedroom," from Oct. 8 to early next year. Chicago underground rock outfit the Sea & Cake has pushed back the release of its sixth Thrill Jockey album , "One…

  14. This Day in Music

    September 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity ride in Nashville. Jackson is grand marshal for Rolling Titan Thunder 3, benefiting the Chris Sanders Foundation 2001 - Alan Jackson and his wife, Denise, lead 2,300 motorcyclists on a charity…

  15. Sopi

    September 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fania, a native of Senegal, began her music career after moving to Paris. Fania, a native of Senegal, began her music career after moving to Paris. Her initial musical foray came in association with the group Kaoma, known for introducing the lambada to Europe. She sang two solos on Kaoma'…

  16. Renowned Pianist Vlado Perlemuter Dies

    September 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Vlado Perlemuter, a world-renowned pianist who worked with Maurice Ravel and tried to capture the diverse colors and tones of a symphony orchestra in his solo playing, has died at age 98, his recordin Vlado Perlemuter, a world-renowned pianist who worked with Maurice Ravel and tried to…

  17. Tweedy, O'Rourke Untangle 'Loose Fur'

    September 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here in March, a long-finished album from producer/multi-instrumentalist Jim O'Rourke and Wilco members Jeff Tweedy and Glen Kotche will finally see the light of day early next year. As first tipped here in March, a long-finished album from producer/multi-instrumentalist…

  18. Toyebi Té

    August 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Lokua Kanza is a native of the Congo Democratic Republic (formerly Zaire) now living in Paris, where he's been an item since his European debut album in 1993. Lokua Kanza is a native of the Congo Democratic Republic (formerly Zaire) now living in Paris, where he's been an item since…

  19. Foo Fighters Schedule Euro Visit

    August 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters have begun lining up international appearances in support of their upcoming RCA album, "One By One," due Oct. 22. The group plays London tonight (Aug. 30) and Paris on Wednesday; a U.K. t Foo Fighters have begun lining up international appearances in support of their…

  20. Thievery Corp. Shows Human Side Of Electronica

    August 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Thievery Corporation masterminds Eric Hilton and Rob Garza create warm and soulful dance/electronic music. In fact, the duo's music actually feels like it was made by human beings, which isn't always the case on the electronic landscape…

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