1. Weezer Extends 'Midget' Tour

    January 08, 2002 12:00 AM EST Immediately following the completion of its as-yet-untitled fourth Interscope/Geffen album, Weezer will return to the road in North America to headline the Hyper Extended Midget tour. Immediately following the completion of its as-yet-untitled fourth Interscope/Geffen album , Weezer will…

  2. Billboard Bits: Rob Zombie, Super Bowl XXXVI, Randy Newman

    December 21, 2001 12:00 AM EST Stories on Rob Zombie, Super Bowl XXXVI, and Randy Newman. Rob Zombie is the latest artist to be confirmed for the concert series the Recording Artists Coalition (RAC) is staging Feb. 26 in Los Angeles. Zombie has been added to the bill at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, which already includes…

  3. Eagles, No Doubt, Ozzy Lead Artists Rights Benefits

    December 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Eagles, Sheryl Crow, the Offspring, Weezer, and the Dixie Chicks are among the acts that will perform in a series of high-profile concerts to benefit the Recording Artists Coalition's (RAC) artist The Eagles, Sheryl Crow, the Offspring, Weezer, and the Dixie Chicks are among the acts…

  4. Vedder, Chili Peppers Set For Ramones Tribute

    December 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rob Zombie, Green Day, the Offspring, and Rancid are among the artists confirmed to contribute to a Ramones tribute album, due for a spring release Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rob Zombie, Green Day, the…

  5. Crazy Town 30 Songs Into New Album

    December 18, 2001 12:00 AM EST Chart-topping hard rock outfit Crazy Town has written 30 songs for its second Columbia album and is working in Hollywood, Calif., at the group's newly purchased studio. The label says an as-yet-intone Chart-topping hard rock outfit Crazy Town has written 30 songs for its second Columbia…

  6. Hot Product for Monday, December 17, 2001

    December 17, 2001 12:00 AM EST Previewing new albums by the Wu-Tang Clan, Jay-Z, Lil' Bow Wow, Master P, Bell Bev Devoe, and more. NOTE TO READERS: regular Hot Product updates will resume on Monday, Jan. 7, 2002. 'Iron' Men Rap supergroup Wu-Tang Clan is set to drop "Iron Flag," its fourth album…

  7. New Foo, Offspring Songs Lead 'Orange County'

    December 11, 2001 12:00 AM EST The pop-laden soundtrack to the Paramount Pictures/MTV Films movie "Orange County," due Dec. 18 from Columbia, will sport new singles from the Offspring and Foo Fighters. The set, which arrives three The pop-laden soundtrack to the Paramount Pictures/MTV Films movie "Orange…

  8. Jay Farrar Spreads His Solo Wings

    September 27, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Explaining the dissolution of alt-country faves Son Volt, singer/songwriter Jay Farrar, the band's former leader, has no dramatic stories to tell. After the lauded group finished its final tour early Explaining the dissolution of alt-country faves Son Volt, singer/songwriter Jay Farrar,…

  9. CHART BEAT BONUS

    September 21, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Chart-based stories on Olivia Newton-John, Abba's Benny Andersson, and multiple top-10 album debuts. BACK WITH A CHART: Olivia Newton-John has her first charting album of the 21st century, as "Magic: The Very Best of Olivia Newton-John" (UTV) enters The Billboard 200 at No. 150…

  10. The Damned Create 'Grave Disorder'

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Damned frontman Dave Vanian recently reunited with original guitarist/showman extraordinaire Captain Sensible to record a new album, "Grave Disorder" (due August 21 via Nitro), the first studio collab Sometimes it takes 25 years for a band to get its due respect. While the Sex…

  11. Weezer Bassist In Psychiatric Hospital

    August 17, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Weezer bassist Mickey Welsh has checked into a psychiatric hospital, believed to be in his hometown of Boston. "We unfortunately still don't know what's wrong with [Welsh], and continue to find it ver Weezer bassist Mickey Welsh has checked into a psychiatric hospital, believed…

  12. Billboard Bits: Weezer, Dar Williams, Sarah Harmer

    August 10, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Weezer, Dar Williams, Sarah Harmer Although a spokesperson could not confirm any dates, sources tell Billboard.com that Weezer will kick off a long-awaited North American headlining tour Sept. 6, with fellow Interscope labelmates Cold supporting through Sept. 29. Weezer's lone…

  13. Billboard Bits: Madonna, Cypress Hill, Dub Allstars

    August 03, 2001 12:00 AM EDT News on Madonna, Cypress Hill, Long Beach Dub Allstars Madonna has canceled a sold-out concert tonight (Aug. 3) at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, N.J., due to laryngitis. The show, part of the Drowned World Tour, will not be rescheduled, but refunds will be offered to…

  14. Incubus Plans U.S. Tour

    July 31, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Modern rock act Incubus will hit the road Sept. 14 in advance of its fourth studio album, "Morning View" (Immortal/Epic). The tour will kick off at the Meadowbrook Amphtheatre in Gilford, N.H., and co Modern rock act Incubus will hit the road Sept. 14 in advance of its fourth studio…

  15. Band Vibe Brings Joe Strummer Alive

    July 19, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Most artists get a little nervous once they've finished an album and are waiting for feedback from friends, their record label, critics, and others. But, with his third solo album, "Global a Go-Go" (d Most artists get a little nervous once they've finished an album and are…

  16. Reunion With Gurewitz Good For Bad Religion

    May 11, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Veteran punk act Bad Religion is in Los Angeles this week rehearsing and writing songs for a new album slated to be released by Epitaph in October. In addition to writing, the group is also using this Veteran punk act Bad Religion is in Los Angeles this week rehearsing and writing songs for a…

  17. Bad Religion Shifts Back To Epitaph

    April 13, 2001 12:00 AM EDT After five albums for Atlantic, Bad Religion is returning to Epitaph Records, the label owned by Brett Gurewitz, a founding member of the 21-year-old punk band. Gurewitz has also rejoined the band in After five albums for Atlantic, Bad Religion is returning to Epitaph Records, the label owned…

  18. Offspring Drafts Pals For U.S. Tour

    March 28, 2001 12:00 AM EST The Offspring will be joined by many on its Conspiracy Of One tour, which includes several spring festival dates in the U.S. in April and May and heads off to France in June. The Southern California-b The Offspring will be joined by many on its Conspiracy Of One tour, which includes several…

  19. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, DMX, Megadeth, Santana

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, E Street Band, DMX, Megadeth, Carlos Santana, Benny Rietveld, Kirk Hammett, Metallica A performance of "Born To Run" has been added to the upcoming "Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band: Live In New York City" HBO concert special (premiering…

  20. Atlanta's Music Midtown Fest Sports Impressive Talent

    March 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Bob Dylan, Live, Little Feat, Run D.M.C., Lucinda Williams, the Black Crowes, Ben Harper, Cheap Trick, En Vogue, and the Wallflowers are among the dozens of widely varied acts playing this year's Musi Bob Dylan, Live, Little Feat, Run D.M.C., Lucinda Williams, the Black Crowes, Ben…

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