1. Epic/Legacy Shapes Up 'Mullets Rock!'

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST In homage to one of America's most revered hairstyles, Epic/Legacy will merge 35 hard stomping classics for "Mullets Rock!," a two-CD set due March 4. In homage to one of America's most revered hairstyles, Epic/Legacy will merge 35 hard stomping classics for "Mullets…

  2. Hot Product

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST Previewing the "Chicago" soundtrack and new albums from Kathleen Edwards and Paul Weller. Windy City The versatile talents of actors Richard Gere, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Renee Zellweger are on display in the hit film "Chicago," the original cast recording for which…

  3. Don't Stop Movin'

    January 11, 2003 12:00 AM EST Even with a top 10 single on The Billboard Hot 100 under its belt (the lush "Never Had a Dream Come True"), a gold album, and an ABC Family TV series, S Club is largely unknown in the U.S. Even with a top 10 single on The Billboard Hot 100 under its belt (the lush "Never Had a…

  4. Bern Helps Kids Through Baseball, Music

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST He may have never played a single inning of major-league baseball, but singer/songwriter Dan Bern is nevertheless realizing a fantasy of his by heading to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Coopers He may have never played a single inning of major-league baseball, but singer/songwriter Dan…

  5. Dion Officially Added To Super Bowl Lineup

    January 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST The National Football League (NFL) has confirmed that Celine Dion will be on hand Jan. 26 in San Diego to perform "God Bless America" prior to the kickoff of Super Bowl XXXVII. It won't be the first t The National Football League (NFL) has confirmed that Celine Dion will be on…

  6. New Moby, Fuel, Nickelback Cuts Lead 'Daredevil'

    January 09, 2003 12:00 AM EST New recordings by Nickelback, Fuel, and Moby lead the soundtrack to the hotly anticipated film "Daredevil," due Feb. 4 from Wind-Up Records. The 20-track collection boasts all fresh material, includin New recordings by Nickelback, Fuel, and Moby lead the soundtrack to the hotly…

  7. Baseball, Boston Acts Band Together For Fundraiser

    January 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST ESPN baseball analyst Peter Gammons has set his third annual Hot Stove/Cool Music Fundraiser Concert Jan. 15 at Boston's Paradise Rock Club. ESPN baseball analyst Peter Gammons has set his third annual Hot Stove/Cool Music Fundraiser Concert Jan. 15 at Boston's Paradise Rock Club.…

  8. Hopeville Tour Grows Another Leg

    January 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST Hopeville, the gospel package tour featuring Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, and Donnie McClurkin, is set to kick off a second leg on Monday (Jan. 13) in Stockton, Calif., after a very successful initia Hopeville, the gospel package tour featuring Kirk Franklin, Yolanda Adams, and Donnie…

  9. Yardbirds Take Flight Again With 'Birdland'

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Legendary British rock outfit the Yardbirds are wrapping work on "Birdland," their first new studio album since 1967. The set is due April 22 on guitarist Steve Vai's Favored Nations label. Legendary British rock outfit the Yardbirds are wrapping work on "Birdland,"…

  10. Rapper 50 Cent Arrested On Weapons Charges

    January 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper 50 Cent (real name: Curtis Jackson) was arrested Tuesday (Dec. 31) morning after police found two guns inside a car parked outside a New York nightclub where he was due to perform, authorities Rapper 50 Cent (real name: Curtis Jackson) was arrested Tuesday (Dec. 31) morning after…

  11. Sonic Youth Revisits 'Dirty'

    January 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sonic Youth has scoured its archives for a host of previously unreleased material to augment the forthcoming reissue of its 1992 DGC album "Dirty." The new edition, due March 4, sports 20 additional t Sonic Youth has scoured its archives for a host of previously unreleased material…

  12. Billboard Bits: Crow/Goo Goo Dolls, Supergrass, Yahoo!

    December 26, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on Sheryl Crow and the Goo Goo Dolls performing at the annual NHL All-Star Game, Supergrass heading to the U.S. for a handful of tour dates, and how some music stars ranked among the most sear Sheryl Crow and the Goo Goo Dolls have signed on to perform at the annual National Hockey…

  13. '80s Rockers Return To The Road

    December 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Several bands that ruled rock radio through the 1980s will team up to launch a pair of U.S. package tours early in the New Year. The first will boast a lineup of Styx, Kansas, and John Waite, while th Several bands that ruled rock radio through the 1980s will team up to launch a pair of U.S.…

  14. Method Man Embraces 'Simple' Life

    December 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Wu-Tang Clan principal -turned-actor Method Man has signed on to join the ensemble cast of the New Line Cinema thriller "The Other Side of Simple," according to the Hollywood Reporter. Method Man will Wu-Tang Clan principal -turned-actor Method Man has signed on to join the ensemble…

  15. Will Smith Impersonator Gets Three Years

    December 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST A man who racked up nearly $33,000 on credit cards while using Will Smith's identity can forget about any independence days for the next three years. Carlos Lomax of Duquesne, Pa., who pleaded guilty A man who racked up nearly $33,000 on credit cards while using Will Smith's…

  16. Billboard Bits: Jay-Z, Erick Sermon, R. Rock Town Fair

    December 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST News ons Jay-Z, Erick Sermon, Rolling Rock Town Fair Rapper Jay-Z (real name: Shawn Carter) has pacted with sportswear manufacturer Reebok to market an athletic shoe line to be called the "S. Carter Collection by Rbk." Due out in June, the initial shoe will be available in "…

  17. McCartney Offers DVD Buyers A Little Extra

    December 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST Purchasers of Paul McCartney's recent "Back in the U.S." concert video will get a special treat beginning Monday (Dec. 16), when Capitol launches a "secret Web site" that can only be accessed by placi Purchasers of Paul McCartney's recent "Back in the U.S.…

  18. Billboard Bits: Springsteen, Dixie Chicks, SCI

    December 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on Bruce Springsteen, Dixie Chicks, SCI Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band have added a pair of U.S. shows to their 2003 itinerary. On Feb. 28, the group will be one of the first to perform at the new Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga., and on March 10 the Boss will also take his crew…

  19. Update: Rest Of Guns N' Roses Tour Axed

    December 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST The hobbled Guns N' Roses North American tour suffered a final blow today (Dec. 11), as promoter Clear Channel Entertainment confirmed it was canceling the remaining dates with which it was affiliated The hobbled Guns N' Roses North American tour suffered a final blow today (Dec. 11…

  20. Rock Vets Fete Harrison On Tribute Disc

    December 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Todd Rundgren, Kinks guitarist Dave Davies, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, former Byrds leader Roger McGuinn, and late Who bassist John Entwistle are among the artists who have contributed Todd Rundgren, Kinks guitarist Dave Davies, former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, former…

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