1. Hot Product

    June 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Papa Roach, Wyclef Jean, Paul Oakenfold, Guided By Voices, and more. 'Love' It Or Leave It Hard rock act Papa Roach returns this week with its sophomore DreamWorks album "lovehatetragedy." The set was produced by Brendan O'Brien (Pearl Jam,…

  2. Hot Product

    June 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Korn, David Bowie, They Might Be Giants, Ralph Stanley, and more. 'Touch' And Go "We wanted this record to literally feel like it was going to explode as it played," says Korn frontman Jonathan Davis of "Untouchables" (Immortal/Epic),…

  3. Box Car Racer Won't Derail Next Blink-182 Album

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT As Blink-182 winds down its co-headlining Pop Disaster tour with Green Day, the biggest news surrounding the Southern California-based trio is the side project Box Car Racer, which features Blink's To As Blink-182 winds down its co-headlining Pop Disaster tour with Green Day, the biggest…

  4. Living Colour Debut Expanded For Reissue

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Living Colour's landmark 1988 album "Vivid" will be reissued in expanded form Sept. 3 via Epic/Sony Legacy, according to a label spokesperson. In addition to the Mick Jagger/Ed Stasium-produced set's Living Colour's landmark 1988 album "Vivid" will be…

  5. Ice Cube In A Race For 'Torque'

    June 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Rapper Ice Cube is in negotiations to star in Warner Bros. Pictures' "Torque" for director Joseph Kahn. The project begins shooting next month in Los Angeles. "Torque" is described as a fast-paced adv Rapper Ice Cube is in negotiations to star in Warner Bros. Pictures…

  6. Bowie Has Believers For 'Heathen'

    May 31, 2002 12:00 AM EDT When it was time for David Bowie to choose a new home for his music -- not to mention his fledgling ISO label -- he went with the label that didn't strive to render him a hit machine. He chose Columbi When it was time for David Bowie to choose a new home for his music -- not to mention…

  7. Mellow Looks To Score From 'CQ'

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Mellow doesn't mind being compared to Air. After all, both French groups share a similar love of vintage synthesizers, swinging lounge, intergalactic swirls, and digitized flourishes. Mellow would, ho Mellow doesn't mind being compared to Air. After all, both French groups share a…

  8. Snarly Youth Gang Trail Of Dead Is On The Rise

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Where some bands present themselves as four separate individuals, post-punk gatecrashers ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead (commonly referred to, for brevity's sake, as Trail of Dead) opera Where some bands present themselves as four separate individuals, post-punk…

  9. Doves Soar On Sophomore 'Broadcast'

    May 17, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The hype machine that is U.K. rock journalism has proclaimed just about every new band as the next big thing at one point or another, but rare is the act that truly lives up to such billing over the l The hype machine that is U.K. rock journalism has proclaimed just about every new band as…

  10. Queens, Rage Members Get 'Dangerous'

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Queens Of The Stone Age principals Josh Homme and Nick Oliveri have teamed with Rage Against The Machine drummer Brad Wilk to record the bulk of the music for the soundtrack to "The Dangerous Lives of Queens Of The Stone Age principals Josh Homme and Nick Oliveri have teamed with Rage…

  11. Weezer On 'Maladroit'

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is on the phone from Los Angeles, listing the positive results of both a recent spat with the band's label, Geffen/Interscope-concerning the forthcoming "Maladroit" (due M Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo is on the phone from Los Angeles, listing the…

  12. Fatboy, GBV, Moby Light Up 'Ultimate X'

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The soundtrack to "ESPN's Ultimate X: The Movie" is filled with appropriately explosive music. Due May 14 via Hollywood Records, the set features previously released tracks from the likes of Fatboy Sl The soundtrack to "ESPN's Ultimate X: The Movie" is filled…

  13. Billboard Bits: Shakira, 'Today,' Ray Charles

    May 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Shakira, 'Today,' Ray Charles A bag of cement dust was thrown at Colombian pop star Shakira during a promotional appearance at a shopping center near Sydney. The dust did not reach the 25-year-old singer, who was quickly ushered off stage after the incident last night (May 2…

  14. R. Kelly To Fight Third Sex Lawsuit

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Lawyers for two-time Grammy winner R. Kelly (full name: Robert Kelly) said yesterday (April 29) they will fight a third civil lawsuit that claims the R&B star had sex with an underage girl. The la Lawyers for two-time Grammy winner R. Kelly (full name: Robert Kelly) said yesterday (April…

  15. Hot Product

    April 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing the "Spider-Man" soundtrack, and new albums from Trey Anastasio, Ali, and Blackalicious. Along Came A 'Spider' Befitting what is expected to be one of the summer's most popular movies, Columbia has snared a host of top stars for its "Spider-Man"…

  16. Museum Salutes Bowie's 'Sound And Vision'

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT David Bowie will be the subject of a historical retrospective presented June 7-Sept. 15 by the Museum of Television and Radio (MTR) in New York and Los Angeles. "David Bowie: Sound + Vision" will feat David Bowie will be the subject of a historical retrospective presented June 7…

  17. Judge Denies Mental Exam For Love

    April 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love will not be required to submit to a court-ordered psychiatric evaluation, a Seattle judge ruled yesterday (April 24). In a written ruling, Washington State Superior Court Judge Robert Al Courtney Love will not be required to submit to a court-ordered psychiatric evaluation, a…

  18. Judge To Rule On Love Psych Exam

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT A judge in Seattle says he'll decide in seven to 10 days whether to order Courtney Love to have a psychological examination. A judge in Seattle says he'll decide in seven to 10 days whether to order Courtney Love to have a psychological examination. As previously reported , lawyers…

  19. Friends, Family Mourn Layne Staley

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The surviving members of Alice In Chains have broken their silence on the passing of lead singer Layne Staley, who was found dead in his Seattle apartment this weekend with heroin-injection parapherna The surviving members of Alice In Chains have broken their silence on the passing of lead…

  20. Papa Roach's 'Love' To Come A Week Early

    April 18, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock act Papa Roach has pushed the release of its sophomore DreamWorks album "lovehatetragedy," from June 25 to June 18. Hard rock act Papa Roach has pushed the release of its sophomore DreamWorks album "lovehatetragedy," from June 25 to June 18. As previously…

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