1. 'Caution': Hot Water Music Heats Up

    July 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Acclaimed post-punk outfit Hot Water Music will release its second Epitaph album on Oct. 22. Titled "Caution," the Gainesville, Fla.-based quartet's 12-song disc was produced by Brian McTernan (Promis Acclaimed post-punk outfit Hot Water Music will release its second Epitaph…

  2. Musicologist Alan Lomax Dies

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alan Lomax, the celebrated musicologist who helped preserve America's and the world's heritage by making thousands of recordings of folk, blues and jazz musicians from the 1930s onward, died Friday at Alan Lomax, the celebrated musicologist who helped preserve America's and the…

  3. Sept. 11 Concerts Will Be Scarce

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With the one-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon looming, most artists touring the U.S. are planning a solemn day off for Sept. 11, Billboard reports in its July With the one-year anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon…

  4. Jerkins' Darkchild Links With Cash Money

    July 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rodney Jerkins' Darkchild Entertainment, home to the Darkchild Records label, has entered into a production and distribution deal with Cash Money Records, Billboard Bulletin reports. Rodney Jerkins' Darkchild Entertainment, home to the Darkchild Records label, has entered into a…

  5. On 'Forgive,' Howard Makes Musical Strides

    July 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Powered by proven commercial clout as a songwriter, powerhouse vocal chops, and an ear-grabbing leadoff single, Rebecca Lynn Howard could be poised to break big with "Forgive," her second release on MCA Nashville. Due Sept. 10, "…

  6. McClinton Angles For 'Room To Breathe'

    July 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Veteran roots singer Delbert McClinton will release a new album, "Room to Breathe," Sept. 24 on New West Records. McClinton co-produced the album with Gary Nicholson, with whom the artist has collabor Veteran roots singer Delbert McClinton will release a new album, "Room to…

  7. Anthony Smith

    July 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Already a commercially successful songwriter, East Tennessee native Anthony Smith now makes some big noise as a recording artist with this Mercury debut. Already a commercially successful songwriter, East Tennessee native Anthony Smith now makes some big noise as a recording artist with this…

  8. John Entwistle Laid To Rest

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Family, friends, and surviving members of iconic British rock band The Who attended the funeral of virtuoso bass player John Entwistle today (July 10) at a rural church in Stow-On-The-Wold, England. G Family, friends, and surviving members of iconic British rock band The Who attended the…

  9. Poll: Fans Split On The Who's Decision To Tour

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Fans are split on whether it was right for guitarist Pete Townshend and singer Roger Daltrey -- the surviving members of legendary rock act the Who -- to continue with the band's touring plans in the Fans are split on whether it was right for guitarist Pete Townshend and singer Roger…

  10. 2002 Academy of Western Artists' Will Rogers Awards

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Academy of Western Artists' Will Rogers Awards winners. Here are the winners for the Academy of Western Artists' Will Rogers Awards, handed out July 9 at the Scott Theatre in Fort Worth, Texas. The Academy, based in Gene Autry, Okla., serves to further interest in Western arts,…

  11. Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring Plea For Peace

    July 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring, the (International) Noise Conspiracy, Cave In, Cursive, Le Tigre, and Thursday are among the acts confirmed to appear at various stops on the second Plea For Peace/Take Jimmy Eat World, Promise Ring, the (International) Noise Conspiracy, Cave In, Cursive, Le…

  12. Beck Lines Up Solo Acoustic Tour

    July 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Beck has confirmed a solo acoustic tour of North America, due to kick off Aug. 2 in Seattle. Dates run through Aug. 25 in Scottsdale, Ariz., but more shows are expected to be added in such cities as S Beck has confirmed a solo acoustic tour of North America, due to kick off Aug. 2 in Seattle.…

  13. Mike Myers Considers Keith Moon Flick

    July 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "Austin Powers" star Mike Myers is discussing the possibility of starring in a new movie about founding drummer of the Who, Keith Moon. Myers and Who frontman Roger Daltrey have discussed plans for a "Austin Powers" star Mike Myers is discussing the possibility of starring…

  14. Murray Street

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For the better part of a decade, the members of New York avant noise act Sonic Youth have been more notable for their influence on younger experimental guitar-rock groups than for their own creative o For the better part of a decade, the members of New York avant noise act Sonic Youth have…

  15. This Is Ultimate Dance!

    July 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT J Records makes its mark in the world of dance compilations with this timely, if not always spot-on, compilation. J Records makes its mark in the world of dance compilations with this timely, if not always spot-on, compilation. The mixed collection starts off fabulously with a cool edit of…

  16. Billboard Bits: The Who, Bob Geldof, BSOJC

    July 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on The Who, Bob Geldof, BSOJC A Vespa ET2 scooter signed by the Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, as well as the band's late bassist John Entwistle, is up for auction in conjunction with Virgin Megastore North America's ongoing "2002 Best of British"…

  17. The Who Launches Tour After Entwistle's Death

    July 02, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The surviving members of the Who turned their mourning into defiant energy in their first concert since last week's sudden death of founding bassist John Entwistle. Guitarist Pete Townshend and singer The surviving members of the Who turned their mourning into defiant energy in their…

  18. Billboard Bits: Joan Baez, Rock Boat, LMNT

    July 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Joan Baez, Rock Boat, LMNT The third volley in the Joan Baez Original Master Series of reissued albums is due July 9 via Vanguard. This round will feature two albums, 1964's "5," Baez's appropriately titled fifth album and last completely acoustic set, and the…

  19. In the Arms of Love: Lullabies 4Children + Adults

    June 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT While listening to flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert's latest, don't be surprised if you find yourself nodding off—and that's meant as a compliment. While listening to flamenco guitarist Ottmar Liebert's latest, don't be surprised if you find yourself nodding off—and…

  20. Poll: Anger Management, Ozzfest Top Festival Picks

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This summer's Anger Management tour featuring Eminem, Papa Roach, Xzibit, Ludacris, and others is the festival tour music fans are most likely to attend, according to a Billboard.com poll. Of 4,903 vo This summer's Anger Management tour featuring Eminem, Papa Roach, Xzibit, Ludacris…

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