1. Billboard Bits: Kool G Rap, Erykah Badu/Common, Adema

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Kool G Rap, Erykah Badu/Common, Adema Veteran hip-hop artist Kool G Rap will issue his eighth studio album, "The Giancana Story," Nov. 12 as his first release under a newly signed deal with Rawkus/Koch Entertainment. The set features guest appearances by Capone-N-Noreaga,…

  2. Rock, Welch Among Farm Aid Additions

    September 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rap rocker Kid Rock, alt-country artist Gillian Welch, and blues prodigy Kenny Wayne Shepherd with Double Trouble are among the artists who have been added to the lineup for this weekend's Farm Aid be Rap rocker Kid Rock, alt-country artist Gillian Welch, and blues prodigy Kenny Wayne…

  3. 36ask

    September 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Keith Caulfield answers readers' questions about Toni Braxton, O-Town, and the Prodigy. BRAXTON 'AMPLIFIED' Hello Keith, I was wondering if you had any information on Toni Braxton. It was said that her album "Amplified" will be released Oct. 29 with collaborations…

  4. The Rolling Stones Remastered - Super Audio CDs

    August 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Super Audio CD (SACD) format, offering higher-resolution audio than the standard compact disc, receives an estimable boost with the Rolling Stones Remastered, a collection of 22 titles from ABKCO The Super Audio CD (SACD) format, offering higher-resolution audio than the standard compact…

  5. Oasis Has The Right 'Chemistry' At No. 1

    July 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Oasis is back at No. 1 on the U.K. album chart, as its fifth studio set "Heathen Chemistry" (Big Brother) ousted Eminem's "The Eminem Show" (Interscope/Polydor) from the top spot yesterday (July 7). M Oasis is back at No. 1 on the U.K. album chart, as its fifth studio…

  6. Leading Austrian Violinist Schneiderhan Dies

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Wolfgang Schneiderhan, one of the 20th century's best-known violinists, died in a Vienna hospital, officials of the Vienna Philharmonic orchestra said today (May 21). He was 86. Clemens Hellsberg, the Wolfgang Schneiderhan, one of the 20th century's best-known violinists, died in a…

  7. New Prodigy Single Has A 'Temper'

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Genre-bending U.K. outfit the Prodigy has set a July 2 North American release date for its new single, "Baby's Got a Temper." The track is already causing controversy in the band's homeland, having be Genre-bending U.K. outfit the Prodigy has set a July 2 North American…

  8. New Songs, Surprises Abound At Coachella

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Sixty artists from around the world graced four stages at the third Coachella Valley Music & Arts festival over the weekend in Indio, Calif., playing before crowds of 30,000 on both days. The even Sixty artists from around the world graced four stages at the third Coachella Valley Music …

  9. Cherished Juilliard Violin Teacher Dies

    March 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Dorothy DeLay, a Juilliard School violin teacher and musical powerhouse whose students over a half-century include such luminaries as Itzhak Perlman and Midori, died Sunday of cancer at her home in Up Dorothy DeLay, a Juilliard School violin teacher and musical powerhouse whose students over…

  10. Solid Zinc—The Turtles Anthology

    March 09, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rhino largely established itself by mining the Turtles' rich catalog; this new two-disc collection again reinforces the fact that we're talking about one of the ultimate '60s pop/rock bands—tha Rhino largely established itself by mining the Turtles' rich catalog; this new…

  11. 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…

  12. Update: Coachella Takes Shape With Bjork, Oasis

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST As tipped here Friday, Bjork and Oasis will headline the third Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, set for April 27-28 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Bjork will close the first nigh As tipped here Friday , Bjork and Oasis will headline the third Coachella Valley Music &…

  13. Billboard Bits: Coachella, Carson, Janet, Albarn

    February 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Coachella, Jeff Carson, Janet Jackson, Damon Albarn Bjork and Oasis are the first acts confirmed for the 2002 edition of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival , set for April 27-28 at the Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Among the other major acts rumored to be appearing…

  14. Slipknot, Coal Chamber Rock 'Resident Evil' Set

    February 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The hard rock-packed Roadrunner soundtrack to the forthcoming film "Resident Evil" will sport a new version of Slipknot's "My Plague," as well new tracks from Coal Chamber ("Something") and Static X ( The hard rock-packed Roadrunner soundtrack to the…

  15. Billboard Bits: Mariah, The D.O.C., Sex Pistols

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Mariah Carey, The D.O.C., Sex Pistols EMI yesterday (Jan. 7) moved to dismiss widespread reports that Mariah Carey would be paid an estimated $50 million to exit her Virgin Records contract, Billboard Bulletin reports. "In light of recent press comment that EMI has paid or agreed…

  16. Hot Product

    December 10, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums from No Doubt, Joe, Mobb Deep, and more. 'Steady' As They Come No Doubt bassist Tony Kanal recalls he and his bandmates being stuck in London Sept. 11. They were in the city to work on the band's new Interscope album, "Rock Steady," and he says…

  17. Chinese-Born American Pianist Hsu Dies

    December 04, 2001 12:00 AM EST Fei-Ping Hsu, a Chinese-born American concert pianist who built an acclaimed career after spending part of the 1960s banished to a rural rice farm, was killed in a car crash in northeastern China. He Fei-Ping Hsu, a Chinese-born American concert pianist who built an acclaimed career after…

  18. Billboard Bits: Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce

    November 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Big Day Out, EMusic/Matador, Jack Bruce Hard rock supergroup Tomahawk and Canadian rock outfit the Tea Party are the latest acts confirmed to appear at a portion of dates on the 10th annual Big Day Out tour of Australia and New Zealand. They join previously announced performers System…

  19. Mobb Deep Returns With 'Infamy'

    November 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Mobb Deep has set a Dec. 4 release date for its new Loud album, "Infamy." The set, the fifth from the Queens, N.Y.-based gangsta rap duo of Havoc and Prodigy, will feature guest appearances from Big N Mobb Deep has set a Dec. 4 release date for its new Loud album, "Infamy."…

  20. Illness Forces Vig Off Garbage Euro Dates

    November 02, 2001 12:00 AM EST Garbage drummer Butch Vig has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A and will not play on the band's European tour, which kicks off tonight (Nov. 2) in Trondheim, Norway. The shows will go off as planned, wi Garbage drummer Butch Vig has been diagnosed with Hepatitis A and will not play on the…

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