1. Tosca Reconvenes For 'Delhi 9'

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST Electronic music duo Tosca (Richard Dorfmeister and Rupert Huber) will release a new studio album, "Delhi 9," Feb. 25 via Dorfmeister's G-Stone imprint and distributed in North America via Studio K7. Electronic music duo Tosca (Richard Dorfmeister and Rupert Huber) will release…

  2. This Day in Music

    November 19, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her anticipated New Year's Eve concert in Anchorage, Alaska, citing, among other things, worries over possible Y2K problems. 1999 - It is announced that pop singer Jewel has pulled the plug on her…

  3. Kylie, Shaggy, Ashanti Make A 'Miracle'

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Kylie Minogue, Luther Vandross, Ashanti, Gloria Gaynor, Deborah Cox, Stephanie Mills, Amber, Anastacia, Shaggy, Eyra Gail, McFadden & Whitehead, Candi Staton, and Chaka Khan are among the musical Kylie Minogue, Luther Vandross, Ashanti, Gloria Gaynor, Deborah Cox, Stephanie Mills, Amber,…

  4. Going Against The Grain, McGraw Fulfills His Vision

    November 18, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. It's a testament to his stature as an artist that Tim McGraw was able to buck country- music protocol and use his own band to record the new album "Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors," due Nov. 26 on Curb Records. (Who are the…

  5. This Day in Music

    November 16, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Havana's National Theatre debuts ""Se Seco el Arroyito"" (the Brooklet Dried Up), a musical written by Cuba's veteran ""sonero,"" Compay Segundo. 2001 - Havana's National Theatre debuts ""Se Seco el…

  6. Billboard Bits: SOAD, 'Jingle Ball,' 'The Moth'

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST News on System Of A Down 'Jingle Ball,' 'The Moth' Each member of modern rock act System Of A Down has designed artwork that will be featured in limited runs of 50,000 CDs each for the group's rarities collection "Steal This Album," which, as previously…

  7. Doughty Enjoying Life After Soul Coughing

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST During the two years that have passed since the breakup of Soul Coughing, the band's former frontman Mike Doughty tells Billboard.com he is seeing a whole new side of the music business as he navigate During the two years that have passed since the breakup of Soul Coughing, the band'…

  8. Interpol, Datsuns Lead NME Awards Tour

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Interpol, the Datsuns, the Polyphonic Spree, and the Thrills have signed on for U.K. music magazine NME's Awards Tour 2003, kicking off Jan. 24 in Dublin and wrapping Feb. 9 in London. The final show Interpol, the Datsuns, the Polyphonic Spree, and the Thrills have signed on for U.K.…

  9. Phish Hooks February U.S. Tour

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Reunited jam band Phish has confirmed 12 arena dates for what will be its first tour since embarking on a hiatus in the fall of 2000. Reunited jam band Phish has confirmed 12 arena dates for what will be its first tour since embarking on a hiatus in the fall of 2000. The dates, which run from…

  10. Matchbox Twenty Strikes New Chords

    November 15, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. Lead singer Rob Thomas knows the key to matchbox twenty's popularity: "Our saving grace has been that we're not hip," Thomas declares. "There are a lot of bands, and the best thing about them is they're them. It'…

  11. Billboard Bits: Roots, Royce Da 5'9", 'Come Together'

    November 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on a New York tour by the Roots, the debut solo album from rapper Royce Da 5'9", and the DVD/VHS release of TNT's "Come Together: A Night for John Lennon's Words and Music" concert. The Roots will celebrate the Nov. 26 release of their long-delayed MCA…

  12. Corgan's Zwan Signs To Reprise

    November 14, 2002 12:00 AM EST Billy Corgan's post-Smashing Pumpkins group Zwan has signed to Reprise and will release its debut album in late January or early February, a spokesperson confirms. The group features Corgan on guitar Billy Corgan's post-Smashing Pumpkins group Zwan has signed to Reprise and will…

  13. Indie Armed Forces Draft Costello Tribute Set

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST The songs of Elvis Costello will be the subject of a new compilation album that features such diverse artists as Fastball, Vic Chesnutt, Matt Pond PA, and the Posies' Jon Auer. Due Jan. 21 from Austin The songs of Elvis Costello will be the subject of a new compilation album that…

  14. This Day in Music

    November 13, 2002 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Trisha Yearwood donates a Starlight Fun Center to Vanderbilt University Children's Hospital. The mobile entertainment center includes a TV monitor, VCR and Nintendo 64 game unit, and can 2000 - Trisha Yearwood donates a Starlight Fun Center to Vanderbilt…

  15. Iglesias, Band Among Heartthrobs In Anti-Drug Calendar

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Enrique Iglesias and Alex Band, lead singer of the Calling, are among a group of heartthrob male stars recruited by the White House for an anti-drug campaign aimed at teenage girls. The singers join a Enrique Iglesias and Alex Band, lead singer of the Calling, are among a group of heartthrob…

  16. Billboard Bits: WFUV, Dixie Chicks, Adrian Legg

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Stories on WFUV New York's "City Folk Live V" compilation CD, the Dixie Chicks' Emily Robison's baby, and guitarist Adrian Legg's latest album. Noncommercial New York radio station WFUV's fifth "City Folk" compilation CD features live performances…

  17. Jaguares Sets U.S. Tour

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Latin rock act Jaguares will return to the U.S. for a brief tour that begins Nov. 22 in Denver. The 11-date trek will see the act bouncing around the country in support of its latest BMG U.S. Latin al Latin rock act Jaguares will return to the U.S. for a brief tour that begins Nov. 22 in…

  18. Jay-Z Takes New Songs To Schools

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST For his initial outing in support of new album "The Blueprint 2: The Gift & the Curse" (Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam), multi-platinum rapper Jay-Z is going back to school. The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist i For his initial outing in support of new album "The Blueprint 2: The Gift …

  19. Johnny Griffith Of Motown's Funk Brothers Dies

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith died Sunday in Detroit, Billboard Bulletin reports. The cause of death was not disclosed at deadline. He was 66. Funk Brothers keyboardist Johnny Griffith died Sunday in Detroit, Billboard Bulletin reports. The cause of death was not disclosed at…

  20. Mixmaster Mike Happy On Board GNR Tour

    November 12, 2002 12:00 AM EST Pepper spray and riot batons filled the air outside the Vancouver General Motors Place last Thursday night as fans reacted to the the cancellation of the Guns N' Roses tour opener. At the time, openin Pepper spray and riot batons filled the air outside the Vancouver General Motors Place…

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