1. Hot Product

    October 07, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Bon Jovi, Tom Petty, Jurassic 5, Sinead O'Connor, and more. 'Bouncing' Around The Room After Sept. 11, 2001, Jon Bon Jovi started keeping a diary. He wrote down all the experiences and events that kept his life in motion. He also traced the ongoing…

  2. Nettwerk Plans Eclectic Holiday Collection

    August 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Seasonal songs by the likes of Coldplay, Neil Finn, Jimmy Eat World and others make up Nettwerk America's forthcoming compilation "Maybe This Christmas." Seasonal songs by the likes of Coldplay, Neil Finn, Jimmy Eat World and others make up Nettwerk America's forthcoming…

  3. A Complete Glenn Tilbrook Hits The Road

    April 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Later this week, former Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook will embark on a U.S. tour in support of his first solo album, "The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook." His third stateside trek since the album's relea Later this week, former Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook will embark on a U.S.…

  4. Jackson Browne Plans Acoustic Tour

    April 04, 2002 12:00 AM EST Noted singer/songwriter and social activist Jackson Browne will hit the road for a solo acoustic tour, set to begin May 5 in Concord, N.H. The trek will visit a variety of intimate theaters and halls Noted singer/songwriter and social activist Jackson Browne will hit the road for a solo…

  5. Our Lady Peace Leads Juno Nominees

    February 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST With five nominations, Toronto-based modern rock act Our Lady Peace leads the field of Juno Awards nominees. Hard rock act Nickelback and veteran singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen each tied with four no With five nominations, Toronto-based modern rock act Our Lady Peace leads the field of Juno…

  6. Albarn, Lambchop, Queens Cover The Kinks

    January 10, 2002 12:00 AM EST Blur/Gorillaz principal Damon Albarn, Lambchop, Yo La Tengo, Queens Of The Stone Age, Jonathan Richman, Fountains Of Wayne, and Bebel Gilberto are among the acts that have recorded Kinks covers for "T Blur/Gorillaz principal Damon Albarn, Lambchop, Yo La Tengo, Queens Of The Stone Age,…

  7. Canadian Rock Renaissance Captured In New Book

    December 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Canadian music scene has been home to a number of international superstars, from divas such as Celine Dion to country artist Shania Twain. But in a newly published, meticulously crafted look at th The Canadian music scene has been home to a number of international superstars, from divas…

  8. Walls & Windows

    December 22, 2001 12:00 AM EST Grammy-nominated Maura O'Connell and producer Ray Kennedy (Lucinda Williams, Steve Earle) have focused their considerable artistry on a dozen songs, creating one of the best vocal albums of 2001. Grammy-nominated Maura O'Connell and producer Ray Kennedy (Lucinda Williams, Steve…

  9. The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook

    September 08, 2001 12:00 AM EDT After 24 years and 13 albums as the musical director of that classic British pop band Squeeze, Glenn Tilbrook has ventured solo. After 24 years and 13 albums as the musical director of that classic British pop band Squeeze, Glenn Tilbrook has ventured solo. Without Chris Difford—Squeeze'…

  10. A Quixotic Venture: Squeeze's Glenn Tilbrook Goes Solo

    August 28, 2001 12:00 AM EDT On Glenn Tilbrook's solo debut, "The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook," via his own Quixotic Records, the former Squeeze frontman sings about going it alone in today's marketplace: "I'm pushing out the boat/ On Glenn Tilbrook's solo debut via his own Quixotic…

  11. Tilbrook Squeezes Out U.S., Oz Dates

    June 25, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook has laid out a pair of brief tours in support of his first solo album, "The Incomplete Glenn Tilbrook." Following a pair of U.K. dates with his band and one solo appear Squeeze mainstay Glenn Tilbrook has laid out a pair of brief tours in support of…

  12. Ron Sexsmith Rocks Out On 'Blue Boy'

    June 07, 2001 12:00 AM EDT As soon as he chose fellow singer/songwriter Steve Earle as co-producer, Ron Sexsmith knew that his new album, "Blue Boy" (released June 5 by Cooking Vinyl/spinART), was going to be a significant depa As soon as he chose fellow singer/songwriter Steve Earle as co-producer, Ron…

  13. Hot Product

    June 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Radiohead, Jessica Simpson, Trisha Yearwood, Lucinda Williams, St. Lunatics, and more. Forget The Past Just eight months since the release of the often confounding "Kid A" (Capitol), which debuted at No. 1 on both The Billboard 200 and the U.K. album chart…

  14. Billboard Bits: Les Claypool, Ron Sexsmith, Starsailor

    May 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Les Claypool's Frog Brigade, Ron Sexsmith, and Starsailor. Primus bassist/vocalist Les Claypool is taking his new band, the Frog Brigade, out on the road this summer for a series of dates with ex-Grateful Dead principal Phil Lesh. The trek comes in support of the Frog Brigade&…

  15. Harmer To Accompany Cowboy Junkies On The Road

    April 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Canadian singer/songwriter Sarah Harmer has been on the road since last year's release of her debut solo album "You Were Here" (Zoe), and she's planning to spend three months this summer touring with Canadian singer/songwriter Sarah Harmer has been on the road since last…

  16. Hot Product

    April 09, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Previewing albums from Ani DiFranco, Sofie Von Otter/Elvis Costello, Nick Cave, Slimm Calhoun, Shaver, and more.o A Force To 'Reckon' With After two years without a new album, Ani DiFranco will release the two-disc "Revelling/Reckoning" this week on her own Righteous Babe…

  17. Elvis Costello & Sofie Von Otter Cross Borders With 'For The Stars'

    March 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST In a business that seems to demand "more of the same" for its very lifeblood, every new Elvis Costello project raises an unusual question: In which section of the store does it belong? In a business that seems to demand "more of the same" for its very lifeblood, every new…

  18. Elvis Costello & Sofie Von Otter Cross Borders With 'For The Stars'

    March 26, 2001 12:00 AM EST In a business that seems to demand "more of the same" for its very lifeblood, every new Elvis Costello project raises an unusual question: In which section of the store does it belong? In a business that seems to demand "more of the same" for its very lifeblood, every new…

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