1. Breaking & Entering

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Peaches, Aesop Rock and Give Up The Ghost. DIRTY PEACHES: There's an element of performance art in the sex-obsessed electro-rap of Peaches. In concert she dresses like a Hooters waitress trapped in 1984…

  2. BREAKING & ENTERING

    October 08, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Peaches, Aesop Rock & Give Up The Ghost. /bb/breakenter/index.jsp News Aesop Rock , Peaches …

  3. Wildwood Flower

    September 27, 2003 12:00 AM EDT On the last recording of a life well lived, June Carter Cash revisited the music she knew best, the songs of the Carter Family. On the last recording of a life well lived, June Carter Cash revisited the music she knew best, the songs of the Carter Family. This is an unequalled canon,…

  4. Aussie Big Day Out Sets Star-Packed Lineup

    September 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The lineup for the 2004 Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand will feature the Strokes, A Perfect Circle, the Flaming Lips, the Dandy Warhols and the Mars Volta alongside previously a The lineup for the 2004 Big Day Out festival tour of Australia and New Zealand will feature…

  5. Pink Gives New Album A 'Try'

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Party diva Pink will on Nov. 11 release her third Arista album, "Try This." The set, which features a number of songs co-written with Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong, is the follow-up to her breakthroug Party diva Pink will on Nov. 11 release her third Arista album, "Try This.…

  6. Hot Product

    September 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Additional titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Rapper Obie Trice's Eminem-produced debut, "Cheers" (Shady/Interscope). -- The self-titled Rykodisc debut album from the Fire Theft, featuring former Sunny Day Real Estate principals Jeremy Enigk, William…

  7. Go

    September 06, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Multimillion-selling Pat Benatar has certainly influenced many of today's kids. Multimillion-selling Pat Benatar has certainly influenced many of today's kids. From Pink to Peaches, numerous artists have feverishly studied the native New Yorker's classic rock riffs ("…

  8. Peaches Seeks Sexual Equality On New Disc

    September 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. With only one album under her faux-leather white belt -- "The Teaches of Peaches" -- novel performer Peaches has given new meaning to the phrase "women in rock." Salacious tracks like "F*** the Pain Away" and "…

  9. Flaming Lips Revisit 'Yoshimi'

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT More than a year after its release, the Flaming Lips' "Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots" is getting new life. The Warner Bros. set will be released as a double-disc package on Sept. 23, with the standa More than a year after its release, the Flaming Lips' "Yoshimi…

  10. 112 Returns 'Hot & Wet'

    August 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. The journey 112 went on to reach its fourth album, "Hot & Wet," saw the Atlanta-based group come full-circle from Bad Boy to, well, Bad Boy. Bad Boy/Def Jam, to be exact. Members Mike, Slim, Q and Daron made news this past year…

  11. 'Wildwood Flower': June's Final Bloom

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT June Carter Cash's final recordings will be released Sept. 9 via Dualtone Records. Produced by John Carter Cash, her son by fellow country music legend Johnny Cash, "Wildwood Flower" was completed jus June Carter Cash's final recordings will be released Sept. 9 via…

  12. Billboard Bits: Metallica, Fire Theft, River Rocks

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Metallica, Fire Theft, River Rocks Metallica is the first act confirmed for the 2004 Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand, which will kick off Jan. 16 in Auckland. Along the way, Metallica will play three separate headlining shows in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne. Big Day…

  13. Pop Studs 'Ring' With Guest Appearances

    July 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Iggy Pop has set a Sept. 30 release date for "Skull Ring," his latest Virgin album. Iggy Pop has set a Sept. 30 release date for "Skull Ring," his latest Virgin album, which as previously reported , will feature four songs recorded with original Stooges bandmates Ron…

  14. Billboard Bits: NBC, Justin Timberlake, TMBG

    May 23, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on NBC, Justin Timberlake, TMBG NBC's 2003-2004 season schedule will include new concert specials from Elton John, Shania Twain, and Harry Connick Jr., Billboard reports in the May 31 issue. The telecasts are still untitled; dates and times are to be determined. John's one-hour…

  15. Hot Product

    May 12, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Third Eye Blind You're So 'Vein' After enduring a four-year wait between recordings, the patience of Third Eye Blind loyalists will be rewarded this week when Elektra releases the group's new studio album, "Out of the Vein." Lead single "Blinded (When I See…

  16. This Day in Music

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Darrell Sweet, the drummer for Scottish rock group Nazareth, suffers a fatal heart attack as the band arrives at an amphitheater in New Albany, Ind., to begin the second leg of its U.S. 1999 - Darrell Sweet, the drummer for Scottish rock group Nazareth, suffers a…

  17. 50 Cent, Jones Maintain Control On Billboard 200

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Cent and Norah Jones once again have a lock at the top two slots on The Billboard 200 this week. 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Tryin'" (Shady/Interscope) is No. 1 for a fifth non-consecutive week, wit 50 Cent and Norah Jones once again have a lock at the top two slots on…

  18. Third Eye Blind Links With Ebay For Spring Tour

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Third Eye Blind is launching a 20-date tour of small venues to preview its forthcoming album, "Out of the Vein," due May 13 from Elektra. Beginning April 7 in Toledo, Ohio, the band will hit venues th Third Eye Blind is launching a 20-date tour of small venues to preview its…

  19. Hot Product

    March 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Allman Brothers Band 'Note' Perfect The Allman Brothers Band's "Hittin' the Note" is the veteran Southern rock combo's first studio album in more than eight years. Due this week on the band's own Peach Records imprint via Sanctuary, the set sports a…

  20. Billboard Bits: Third Eye Blind, 311, 'Nashville Star'

    March 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Third Eye Blind, 311, 'Nashville Star' AOL Music's First Listen initiative will tomorrow (March 14) debut "Blinded (When I See You)," drawn from modern rock act Third Eye Blind's upcoming album, "Out of the Vein," due May 13 via Elektra. The cut…

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