1. Disturbed Leads Music As A Weapon Tour

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chicago hard rock outfit Disturbed will headline a fall package tour called Music as a Weapon with fellow Ozzfest 2001 alums Drowning Pool and Systematic as well as young, aggressive newcomers Adema a Chicago hard rock outfit Disturbed will headline a fall package tour called Music as a…

  2. Fans Remember Aaliyah At Detroit Vigil

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Aaliyah's music played in the background as hundreds gathered in Detroit last night (Aug. 27) near her former high school for a candlelight vigil to remember the singer killed in a plane crash. As pre Aaliyah's music played in the background as hundreds gathered in Detroit last…

  3. 'N Sync's 'Celebrity' Tabbed 5X Platinum

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Last week, exactly 30 days after its release, 'N Sync's Jive album "Celebrity" was certified five times platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Released on July 24, the album Last week, exactly 30 days after its release, 'N Sync's Jive…

  4. Staind Makes Mark On U.K. Chart

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT U.S. rock act Staind pulled off a major achievement on the U.K. album chart yesterday (Aug. 26) when its Flip/Elektra set "Break the Cycle" debuted at No. 1 -- despite the fact that the band has yet t U.S. rock act Staind pulled off a major achievement on the U.K. album chart…

  5. Aaliyah Plane Crash Probe Widens

    August 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The investigation into the plane crash that killed 22-year-old singer Aaliyah and eight others in the Bahamas widened as U.S. officials said they would help determine what caused the plane to go down The investigation into the plane crash that killed 22-year-old singer Aaliyah and eight…

  6. Update: Aaliyah Killed In Bahamas Plane Crash

    August 26, 2001 12:00 AM EDT R&B singer and actress Aaliyah died Saturday (Aug. 25) when a small plane that was to carry her and eight others back to the United States crashed after takeoff in Marsh Harbour, Bahamas, authorit R&B singer and actress Aaliyah died Saturday (Aug. 25) when a small plane that was to…

  7. Texas' Toadies Utter Final Croak

    August 24, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Just five months after the release of its second Interscope album, "Hell Below/Stars Above," Ft. Worth, Texas-based rock act the Toadies has split. Singer/guitarist Todd Lewis confirmed the split to t Just five months after the release of its second Interscope album, "Hell…

  8. Imbruglia Sets Sail To 'White Lilies Island'

    August 23, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Natalie Imbruglia's sophomore album, "White Lilies Island," will be released Nov. 6 by RCA, a label representative confirms. The new set will be preceded next month by the single, "That Day," which wa Natalie Imbruglia's sophomore album, "White Lilies Island…

  9. Dave Matthews Band Preps New Live Album

    August 22, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band is planning an Oct. 23 release for its third live album, informatively titled "Live in Chicago 12/19/98." The two-disc, 16-song RCA set chronicles the group's performance at the cit Dave Matthews Band is planning an Oct. 23 release for its third live album,…

  10. Sony Revives 'Metal Masters'

    August 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Sony's Legacy Records will dust off a number of '80s heavy metal albums for its "Metal Masters" reissue series, with Quiet Riot's "Metal Health," Europe's "The Final Countdown," Accept's "Balls to th Sony's Legacy Records will…

  11. Merengue Crew Grupomania Stays On Winning Streak

    August 16, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Months after its March release, the band is still pushing its Universal label debut, "Grupomania 2050," nominated for best merengue album in the upcoming Latin Grammys. "Those guys are warriors," say It's a Friday morning at Miami's Airport Hilton, and the…

  12. DMX' 'Depression' Set For September

    August 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Def Jam has set a Sept. 25 release date for rapper DMX's fourth album, "The Great Depression." The 17-track set follows last year's "And Then There Was X," which debuted on top of The Billboard 200 an Def Jam has set a Sept. 25 release date for rapper DMX's…

  13. Keys' 'Songs' Notch Double Platinum

    August 15, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Shortly after picking up gold and platinum designations from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for U.S. shipments of 500,000 and 1 million copies, respectively, Alicia Keys' debut a Shortly after picking up gold and platinum designations from the Recording Industry…

  14. Mandy Moore Tackles Tough Role In 'Walk'

    August 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT When teen pop star-turned-actress Mandy Moore signed on to play a leukemia victim in the feature film "A Walk to Remember," due out in early 2002, she knew this character would be quite different from When teen pop star-turned-actress Mandy Moore signed on to play a leukemia victim…

  15. Keys, Sisqo, Jagged Edge Push Gold & Platinum

    August 06, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Albums by a trio of R&B artists -- newcomer Alicia Keys, Sisqo, and Jagged Edge -- are at the forefront of the latest list of gold and platinum certifications by the Recording Industry Association Albums by a trio of R&B artists -- newcomer Alicia Keys, Sisqo, and Jagged Edge -- are…

  16. Karaoke Superstars

    August 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT This is a disc aimed at teens, for sure, but it's actually for anyone young at heart. Musically, the songs are bouncy and buoyant. This is a disc aimed at teens, for sure, but it's actually for anyone young at heart. Musically, the songs are bouncy and buoyant. And although the band…

  17. Goo Goo Dolls Plant 'Gutterflowers'

    August 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As tipped here in May, the Goo Goo Dolls have begun work on a new Warner Bros. studio album, tentatively titled "Gutterflowers" and likely due out this fall. Rob Cavallo, who produced the group's 1998 As tipped here in May , the Goo Goo Dolls have begun work on a new Warner…

  18. 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…

  19. Chris Whitley Takes A New Stand

    July 30, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Like many a bluesman of yore, Chris Whitley has faced his share of demons -- and stared at least most of them down. Since his still-revered Columbia debut of 10 years ago, "Living With the Law," the T Like many a bluesman of yore, Chris Whitley has faced his share of demons -- and…

  20. Living Colour Revived For U.S. Tour

    July 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Seminal guitar rock outfit Living Colour has reunited and begun lining up dates for a handful of U.S. tour dates, kicking off Aug. 1 in Old Bridge, N.J., according to the Black Rock Coalition, a non-p Seminal guitar rock outfit Living Colour has reunited and begun lining up dates for a…

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