1. TunesOnTV

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT TV Listings for May 6-12, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 6 "The Late Show With David Letterman," CBS Featured Artist: Norah Jones (also scheduled Mary Tyler Moore, the latest evictee from "Survivor: Marquesas"). "…

  2. Snoop, James Brown Bring The Funk 'Undercover'

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hollywood Records brings the funk with the '70s-inspired soundtrack to the upcoming Universal comedy "Undercover Brother." Snoop Dogg's "Undercova Funk (Give Up the Funk)" will serve as the lead singl Hollywood Records brings the funk with the '70s-inspired…

  3. McCartney Blocks 'Hey Jude' Lyrics Sale

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former Beatle Paul McCartney won a last-minute court order yesterday (April 29) preventing the auction house Christie's from selling his handwritten lyrics to the song "Hey Jude." Former Beatle Paul McCartney won a last-minute court order yesterday (April 29) preventing the…

  4. 18TunesOnTV

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 29-May 5, 2002 Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, APRIL 29 "Top of the Pops," BBC America Featured Artists: The Doves, New Order, Oasis, Pulp, Nickelback, Darren Hayes. "Howard Stern," E!…

  5. Hammered

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT When bassist/vocalist Lemmy growls "Rip it up!" on the opening track of Hammered, the metal trio unrelentingly bludgeons your ears on command. When bassist/vocalist Lemmy growls "Rip it up!" on the opening track of Hammered, the metal trio unrelentingly bludgeons your ears…

  6. Sphinctour

    April 27, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Although it's impossible to capture on disk the bone-rattling ferocity of a live Ministry performance, Sphinctour comes close. Although it's impossible to capture on disk the bone-rattling ferocity of a live Ministry performance, Sphinctour comes close. Recorded during the band'…

  7. Diddy Gets 'Inventive' On Remix Album

    April 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The next album effort from rap mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs will be a remix compilation titled "P. Diddy & Bad Boy Records Present ... We Invented the Remix," due May 14 from Bad Boy/Arista. The 14 The next album effort from rap mogul Sean "P. Diddy" Combs…

  8. Rap Lawsuit Alleges Privacy Invasion

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Five current and former Detroit officials have sued rapper Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young) and others involved in the production of a DVD, saying their privacy was invaded. Defendants in the lawsuit, Five current and former Detroit officials have sued rapper Dr. Dre (real name: Andre Young)…

  9. Hot Product

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Wilco, Elvis Costello, Paul Westerberg, Kenny Chesney, Pet Shop Boys, and more. Back To The 'Hotel' Considering all the label drama that has engulfed Wilco and its fourth studio album, "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," during the past year, it's a bit…

  10. 17TunesOnTV

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for April 22-28, 2002 MONDAY, APRIL 22 "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno," NBC Featured Artist: Jimmy Eat World (also scheduled: Val Kilmer, Jennifer Tilly). "The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn," CBS Featured Artist: Hank III (also scheduled:…

  11. Billboard Bits: Doves/Elbow, Notorious B.I.G., & More

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Doves/Elbow, Notorious B.I.G., & More Although the details are still being hammered out, acclaimed U.K. rock acts Doves and Elbow will hit North America together for a 10-date tour of major cities likely to begin in June, Doves principal Jimi Goodwin tells Billboard.com. "It…

  12. Billboard Bits: DMB, Hip-Hop Nation, MCA/Victory

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Dave Matthews Band, Hip-Hop Nation, MCA/Victory Dave Matthews' strained vocal chords have forced the postponement of Dave Matthews Band shows scheduled for last night (April 15) and tonight at New York's Madison Square Garden. Tickets for the postponed gigs will be honored…

  13. Nate Dogg Arrested On Drug Charges

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Nate Dogg (real name: Nathaniel Dawayne Hale) was booked last Friday into Arizona's Mohave County Jail on felony charges of possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia, and a stolen firearm. He Rapper Nate Dogg (real name: Nathaniel Dawayne Hale) was booked last Friday into…

  14. Kweli Does It Himself On The Road

    April 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Talib Kweli has just embarked on a self-booked U.S. tour in support of his first solo album, "Kwelity." The trek, which also features fellow hip-hoppers Blackalicious and KRS-One on select date Rapper Talib Kweli has just embarked on a self-booked U.S. tour in support of his…

  15. Always Take Me Back

    April 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Former New Grass Revival vocalist John Cowan has crafted the most ambitious album of his solo career in Always Take Me Back. Former New Grass Revival vocalist John Cowan has crafted the most ambitious album of his solo career in Always Take Me Back. It's a stylish, primarily acoustic…

  16. Lollapalooza Mothballed Until 2003

    April 09, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock music fans hoping for the return of Lollapalooza will have to wait another year. Although organizers were hoping for a summer 2002 return for the grandfather of the modern traveling music Modern rock music fans hoping for the return of Lollapalooza will have to wait another year.…

  17. Nearing 50, Strummer's Guns Still Blaze

    April 08, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Joe Strummer is feeling the jetlag. The day after arriving in New York to play a five-night stand in Brooklyn with his band the Mescaleros, Strummer is holding court in the bar of his downtown hotel, Joe Strummer is feeling the jetlag. The day after arriving in New York to play a five-night…

  18. Jeremiah Freed

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST Jeremiah Freed, a videogenic quintet from Portland, Maine, specializes in the kind of larger-than-life, slightly metallic rock that many thought had suffered an unceremonious commercial death more tha Jeremiah Freed, a videogenic quintet from Portland, Maine, specializes in the kind of larger…

  19. I Get Wet

    April 06, 2002 12:00 AM EST The bloody face staring out from the cover of Andrew W.K.'s I Get Wet has received much attention—drawing the ire of British censors. The bloody face staring out from the cover of Andrew W.K.'s I Get Wet has received much attention—drawing the ire of British censors. Musically,…

  20. High Times Rolls Out Hip-Hop Tour

    April 02, 2002 12:00 AM EST High Times Records, the label started by counterculture magazine High Times, has slated a brief North American tour for a group of artists that appear on its first release, "THC (The Hip-Hop Collectio High Times Records, the label started by counterculture magazine High Times, has slated…

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