1. Epitaph Acts Crowd 'Punk-O-Rama'

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The seventh edition of Epitaph Records' "Punk-O-Rama" compilation series will be released June 25 and feature 19 tracks from the likes of Rancid, Bad Religion, NOFX, Pennywise, the Hives, and Bouncing The seventh edition of Epitaph Records' "Punk-O-Rama"…

  2. Ness Furthers Social Distortion

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness says he hopes to have the band's first album following the 2000 death of guitarist and co-founder Dennis Dannell out before the end of the year. Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness says he hopes to have the band's first album following the 2000…

  3. Social D Self-Funding Its Next Album

    March 29, 2002 12:00 AM EST Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness tells Billboard.com he hopes to have the band's first album following the 2000 death of guitarist and co-founder Dennis Dannell out before the end of the year. "We Social Distortion frontman Mike Ness tells Billboard.com he hopes to have the band…

  4. Billboard Bits: The Offspring, Danzig, Pennywise

    March 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on The Offspring, Danzig, Pennywise Southern California punk act the Offspring is the latest addition to the lineup of the Beyond 2002 Super Festival. As previously reported , the April 12-14 event will present artists on five stages at Miami's Bicentennial Park. Among the artists…

  5. Warped Tour To Kick Off In Late June

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching June 21 outside Boise, Idaho, and wrapping Aug. 15 in Boston. As previously reported, the summer fest will be h The 2002 edition of the Vans Warped Tour will encompass a 46-city, 48-day trek launching…

  6. More Stars Added To Olympic Celebrations

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already underway in Salt Lake City, and the official opening ceremony scheduled for this evening (Feb. 8), musical talent is still signing on to appear at various ev With the 2002 Olympic Winter Games already underway in Salt Lake City, and the official…

  7. Bad Religion, Bosstones, NOFX To Get Warped

    January 31, 2002 12:00 AM EST Veteran punk act Bad Religion, Boston ska band Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and snotty pop-punkers NOFX will headline this year's edition of the Vans Warped Tour, tentatively scheduled to begin in mid-Jun Veteran punk act Bad Religion, Boston ska band Mighty Mighty Bosstones, and snotty pop…

  8. Tunes On TV

    December 24, 2001 12:00 AM EST TV Listings For Dec. 24-Dec. 30, 2001 MONDAY, DEC. 24, 2001 "Live with Regis and Kelly," Syndicated Featured Artists: Sarah Brightman, Martina McBride. "Destiny's Child Live," MTV Featured Artist: Destiny's Child. "Hollywood Squares," Syndicated…

  9. Cypress Hill's 'Stoned' Bumped To December

    October 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The release of Cypress Hill's upcoming Columbia album, "Stoned Raiders," has been bumped to Dec. 4. Originally due out Nov. 13, the album features hip-hop and hard rock tracks, and features guest appe The release of Cypress Hill's upcoming Columbia album, "Stoned…

  10. Cypress Hill's Smoke Out Hits More Snags

    September 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Cypress Hill has canceled the San Francisco date of its Smoke Out festival, and has expanded the lineup for the Los Angeles show instead. Cancellation of the San Francisco date, which was scheduled fo Cypress Hill has canceled the San Francisco date of its Smoke Out festival, and has expanded…

  11. Cypress Hill Alters Smoke Out Schedule

    September 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Cypress Hill-organized Smoke Out festival has undergone a series of logistical changes, with a Sept. 29 date in Holmdel, N.J., postponed while producers look for another New York-area location. An The Cypress Hill-organized Smoke Out festival has undergone a series of logistical changes,…

  12. Weezer Bassist In Psychiatric Hospital

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Weezer bassist Mickey Welsh has checked into a psychiatric hospital, believed to be in his hometown of Boston. "We unfortunately still don't know what's wrong with [Welsh], and continue to find it ver Weezer bassist Mickey Welsh has checked into a psychiatric hospital, believed…

  13. Billboard Bits: Weezer, Dar Williams, Sarah Harmer

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Weezer, Dar Williams, Sarah Harmer Although a spokesperson could not confirm any dates, sources tell Billboard.com that Weezer will kick off a long-awaited North American headlining tour Sept. 6, with fellow Interscope labelmates Cold supporting through Sept. 29. Weezer's lone…

  14. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Cypress Hill, Dub Allstars

    August 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Madonna, Cypress Hill, Long Beach Dub Allstars Madonna has canceled a sold-out concert tonight (Aug. 3) at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J., due to laryngitis. The show, part of the Drowned World Tour, will not be rescheduled, but refunds will be offered to…

  15. Incubus Plans U.S. Tour

    July 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Incubus will hit the road Sept. 14 in advance of its fourth studio album, "Morning View" (Immortal/Epic). The tour will kick off at the Meadowbrook Amphtheatre in Gilford, N.H., and co Modern rock act Incubus will hit the road Sept. 14 in advance of its fourth studio…

  16. Billboard Bits: Reading Festival, 'Reverb,' Mr. Cheeks

    July 20, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Stories on the first U.S. version of the Reading Festival, HBO's 'Reverb,' and Lost Boyz rapper Mr. Cheeks. One of the U.K.'s long-standing music traditions will make its way to the U.S. in September, as the first stateside version of Reading Festival is held at the…

  17. Hot Product

    June 18, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing albums from Sisqo, Stone Tempe Pilots, Afro-Celt Sound System, Luther Vandross, Gorillaz, and more. 'Dragon' Song From platinum curls to corn rows, Sisqo is never one to stay the same for long. The Baltimore native aims to prove that he's more than merely a singer…

  18. Poll: Ozzfest Ranks As Most Anticipated Rock Fest

    June 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Black Sabbath-headlined Ozzfest is this summer's most anticipated rock festival tour, according to a recently completed Billboard.com poll. The outing -- which will also feature mainstage acts Mar The Black Sabbath-headlined Ozzfest is this summer's most anticipated rock…

  19. Billboard Bits: Pennywise, Pavarotti, Violent Femmes

    May 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Pennywise, Luciano Pavarotti, Violent Femmes Punk veterans Pennywise will on June 19 release a new album, "Land of the Free," via Epitaph. The set will arrive just days before Pennywise sets off on this year's Vans Warped Tour and will feature first single "Fuck…

  20. Billboard Bits: Suge Knight, ACM Awards, and more

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Death Row, Suge Knight, Brooks & Dunn, Academy Of Country Music Awards, System Of A Down, Rick Rubin, A, Adam Sandler Death Row Records co-founder Marion "Suge" Knight was released from Mule Creek State Prison near Sacramento, Calif., on Friday morning, after serving…

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