1. Ozzy Planning To Bite Into Biopic

    October 30, 2002 12:00 AM EST Ozzy Osbourne is close to signing a deal with a major studio for a biopic about his wild life and times, according to his wife and manager, Sharon Osbourne. Asked whether she could see her successful Ozzy Osbourne is close to signing a deal with a major studio for a biopic about his wild life…

  2. Mayer Taps Randolph, Nickel Creek For Fall Tour

    October 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter John Mayer will hit the road next month for a run through colleges and theaters, beginning Nov. 7 in Pompano Beach, Fla. The first eight dates on the tour will feature support from R Singer/songwriter John Mayer will hit the road next month for a run through colleges and…

  3. Tim McGraw Documentary Goes Silver Screen

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A documentary on country star Tim McGraw will be digitally simulcast Nov. 25 in several U.S. movie theaters, Billboard.com has exclusively learned. The film will be seen in about 30 movie screens in m A documentary on country star Tim McGraw will be digitally simulcast Nov. 25 in several U.S.…

  4. 'The Osbournes' Could Return Next Month

    October 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne's clan could return to MTV as early as November with the second season of their hit reality show. MTV President Brian Graden says "all systems are go" for "The Osbournes," which chronicl Ozzy Osbourne's clan could return to MTV as early as November…

  5. Kelly Rowland Gets 'Simply Deep' With Solo Debut

    October 23, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. As one-third of Destiny's Child, Kelly Rowland has always been able to fall back on group mates Michelle Williams and Beyonce Knowles for support. But when she recorded her solo debut, "Simply Deep," released yesterday (Oct. 22) by…

  6. This Day in Music

    October 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>69-year-old country legend Johnny Cash is released from Nashville's Baptist Hospital after a two-week stay, during which time he was treated for bronchitis. 2001 - 69-year-old country legend Johnny Cash is released from Nashville's Baptist Hospital after a…

  7. Velocity of Sound

    October 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT On Velocity of Sound, the fifth album from Denver's Apples in Stereo, the band abandons its psychedelic flirtations in favor of a more stripped-down approach to '60s pop. On Velocity of Sound, the fifth album from Denver's Apples in Stereo, the band abandons its psychedelic…

  8. More Strange Bruises

    October 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Cleveland's Ether Net is four guys who met at the switching yard of innumerable musical styles, pulled out the nitro, and blew that junction place to smithereens. Cleveland's Ether Net is four guys who met at the switching yard of innumerable musical styles, pulled out the nitro,…

  9. This Day in Music

    October 12, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the group's Web site states, "Limp Bizkit and Wes Borland have amicably decided to part ways. Both Limp Bizkit and Borland wil 2001 - Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland quits the band. A post on the…

  10. God's Work Still Comes First For Blind Boys

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. When the Blind Boys of Alabama went out on a limb last year, embracing a blusier sound and covering songs by Tom Waits, Ben Harper, and the Rolling Stones, fans of blues, soul, and rock responded, turning "Spirit of the Century" -- the…

  11. Stapp's Vocal Woes Force Creed Tour Reorganization

    October 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rock act Creed has postponed nine dates at the beginning of its fall tour due to a throat affliction suffered by singer Scott Stapp. The band's frontman is "suffering from acute laryngitis due to the Rock act Creed has postponed nine dates at the beginning of its fall tour due to a…

  12. John Wesley Harding Finds 'Swings' Lurking In 'Shadow'

    October 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The fact that John Wesley Harding isn't currently signed to a recording contract didn't stop him from recording and releasing a new album. He recently issued the studio set "Swings and Roundabouts," t The fact that John Wesley Harding isn't currently signed to a…

  13. This Day in Music

    October 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Shedaisy members Kelsi, Kassidy and Kristyn Osborn make their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The trio performs their hit ""Little Goodbyes."" 1999 - Shedaisy members Kelsi, Kassidy and Kristyn Osborn make their debut on the Grand Ole Opry. The trio…

  14. Other Ones To Wrap Tour In Bay Area

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in California's Bay Area. The Other Ones will bring it all home when their forthcoming fall U.S. tour closes with a pair of shows in California's Bay Area. As previously reported …

  15. Primal Scream Turns Up 'Heat' On North America

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran U.K. rock outfit Primal Scream has set a Nov. 26 North American release date for its domestic Epic debut, "Evil Heat." The album, which features contributions from Robert Plant, Kate Moss, My Veteran U.K. rock outfit Primal Scream has set a Nov. 26 North American release…

  16. 41TunesOnTV

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for Oct. 7-13, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, OCT. 7 "33rd Annual Songwriter's Hall of Fame," Bravo Featured Artists: Ashford & Simpson, Garth Brooks, Michael Jackson, Carole King, Barry Manilow,…

  17. This Day in Music

    October 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Dank 2000 - Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue…

  18. Pinmonkey Plans Road Push

    October 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Just a few days in advance of its self-titled debut BNA album, progressive country act Pinmonkey will head out on the highway beginning tomorrow (Oct. 5), with a star-studded stop in Philadelphia. The Just a few days in advance of its self-titled debut BNA album, progressive country act…

  19. Phishermen Hook Three Jammys

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two awards, the band winning one, and he and bassist Mike Gordon together again onstage, last night's (Oct. 2) 2002 Jammy Awards Presented by TDK went a long wa With frontman Trey Anastasio picking up two awards, the band winning one, and he and…

  20. 2002 Jammy Awards winners

    October 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jammy Awards winners Here are the 2002 Jammy winners, presented Oct. 2, 2002, at New York's Roseland Ballroom: TDK live performance of the year: moe., Bonnaroo Music Festival, June 23, 2002 Tour of the year: Trey Anastasio, summer 2002 Studio album of the year: Trey Anastasio, "…

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