1. Goo Goo Dolls Rev Up For 'Rock & Roar'

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Modern rock trio Goo Goo Dolls will headline the Pioneer Rock & Roar Concert at the 28th annual Toyota Grand Prix, set for April 13 outside Long Beach, Calif.'s Convention Center. Pioneer will als Modern rock trio Goo Goo Dolls will headline the Pioneer Rock & Roar Concert at the…

  2. Aerosmith Gets Busy On New Songs, Projects

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Having wrapped an extensive tour in support of last year's "Just Push Play" (Columbia), Aerosmith recently convened in Hawaii with frequent collaborator Marti Frederiksen to write some new songs that Having wrapped an extensive tour in support of last year's "Just…

  3. Wall Of Voodoo's Marc Moreland Dies

    March 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Wall Of Voodoo guitarist and songwriter Marc Moreland died Wednesday in Paris of kidney failure at the age of 44, Billboard Bulletin reports. Moreland -- a member of one of L.A.'s first punk rock band Wall Of Voodoo guitarist and songwriter Marc Moreland died Wednesday in Paris of kidney…

  4. P.O.D. 'Alive' And Well For European Tour

    March 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Inspirational modern rock act P.O.D. will head to Europe for a month-long tour, beginning April 29 in Manchester, England. The trek concludes May 24 at Madrid's annual Festimad, which will also featur Inspirational modern rock act P.O.D. will head to Europe for a month-long tour,…

  5. Puddle Of Mudd Singer Arrested In California

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Wes Scantlin, lead singer of modern rock act Puddle Of Mudd, was arrested yesterday (March 10) for allegedly fighting with his fiancee. Scantlin, 29, of Kansas City, Mo., and Michelle Rubin, 31, of Lo Wes Scantlin, lead singer of modern rock act Puddle Of Mudd, was arrested yesterday (March…

  6. Young, Streisand Overtake U.K. Charts

    March 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Easy-listening pop swept the board on the U.K. charts yesterday (March 10), as "Pop Idol" Will Young kept his crown on the singles survey and Columbia's "The Essential Barbra Streisand" climbed 4-1 on Easy-listening pop swept the board on the U.K. charts yesterday …

  7. VH1 Storytellers

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Post-punk rebel Billy Idol's sneering, to-hell-with-it attitude has always been the key to his appeal, and on this live CD culled from a VH1 Storytellers episode, he shows that his days of growling an Post-punk rebel Billy Idol's sneering, to-hell-with-it attitude has always been…

  8. Evangeline Made

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Cajun fiddler/singer Ann Savoy had, for some time, been interested in doing a Cajun music project using musicians from outside the Cajun world of south Louisiana. Cajun fiddler/singer Ann Savoy had, for some time, been interested in doing a Cajun music project using musicians from outside the…

  9. Moby Drafts Famous Pals For 'Stars' Video

    March 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Electronic music maven Moby has teamed up with director Joseph Kahn (U2, Janet Jackson) on the video for "We Are All Made of Stars," the first single from his forthcoming V2/Mute album "18." The star- Electronic music maven Moby has teamed up with director Joseph Kahn (U2,…

  10. Jackson, P.O.D. Mine Platinum

    March 07, 2002 12:00 AM EST Less than two months after its release, Alan Jackson's latest Arista set "Drive" has become the country artist's 11th platinum album of his career. The set, which racked up six weeks at No. 1 on Billb Less than two months after its release, Alan Jackson's latest…

  11. 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…

  12. Jewel Takes Labelmate M2M On The Road

    March 01, 2002 12:00 AM EST Singer/songwriter Jewel has made plans for a summer tour -- her first full-fledged road trip since 1999 -- that will kick off June 14 in Tampa, Fla. Accompanying her on the trek will be fellow Atlanti Singer/songwriter Jewel has made plans for a summer tour -- her first full-fledged road trip…

  13. Hip-O Turns Back The Clock On Usher

    February 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Youthful R&B star Usher's musical beginnings will see the light of day April 16 when Hip-O Records re-releases the self-titled debut of his first group, NuBeginning. "NuBeginning Featuring Usher R Youthful R&B star Usher's musical beginnings will see the light of day…

  14. Strokes, Beta Band Flesh Out Coachella Lineup

    February 24, 2002 12:00 AM EST The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the artists that have been added to the lineup for the third Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be h The Strokes, the Beta Band, the Charlatans U.K., Elbow, Zero 7, and Pete Yorn are among the…

  15. The Rebirth of Kirk Franklin

    February 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Gospel phenom Franklin continues to amaze with his first solo project since 1998's double-platinum Nu Nation Project. Gospel phenom Franklin continues to amaze with his first solo project since 1998's double-platinum Nu Nation Project. Having helmed several other chart-topping…

  16. Goo Goo Dolls Climb From The 'Gutter'

    February 21, 2002 12:00 AM EST Modern rock trio the Goo Goo Dolls have set an April 9 release date for their latest Warner Bros. studio album, "Gutterflower." The 12-song set will be preceded in early March by the single "Here Is G Modern rock trio the Goo Goo Dolls have set an April 9 release date for their…

  17. Tanya Donelly Settles Into Solo Career

    February 20, 2002 12:00 AM EST In Manhattan for a day of publicity work for her new album, "Beautysleep" (due Feb. 19 via 4AD/Beggars Banquet), Tanya Donelly is remarking on how the birth of her daughter, Gracie, two-and-a-half yea "We haven't been here in, well, a very long time. And what did we do…

  18. Usher Plans Spring North American Trek

    February 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST After being forced off the road last November, R&B singer Usher will make good with a North American tour this spring. The artist's Evolution tour, which will follow a busy European itinerary, is After being forced off the road last November, R&B singer Usher will make good with…

  19. Puddle Of Mudd 'Come Clean' On Spring Tour

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rising rock outfit Puddle Of Mudd is lining up a spring North American tour, set to kick off March 13 on South Padre Island, Texas. Dates are set through April 10 in Salt Lake City, but more are expec Rising rock outfit Puddle Of Mudd is lining up a spring North American tour, set to kick off…

  20. Hot Product

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from Kasey Chambers, Johnny Cash, Freddy Fender, and more. Thick As A 'Brick' From the first verse of the first track, Kasey Chambers' sophomore Warner Bros. set, "Barricades & Brickwalls," bursts with passionate songwriting and a singing…

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