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. Chesney's 'Young' Wins Big At CMT Flameworthy

    June 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Kenny Chesney's "Young" won video of the year and male video of the year at the inaugural CMT Flameworthy Video Music Awards, held last night (June 12) at Nashville's Gaylord Entertainment Center. Tob Kenny Chesney's "Young" won video of the year and male…

  3. Clark Family Experience Files For Bankruptcy

    June 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Country act the Clark Family Experience has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after finding itself at least $800,000 in debt, the group's lawyer said. The group, composed of six brothers ages 18-27, file Country act the Clark Family Experience has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy after…

  4. Billboard Bits: Carousel Of Hope, I-FI Fest, Crowell

    June 03, 2002 12:00 AM EDT News on Carousel Of Hope, I-FI Fest, Rodney Crowell Sting, Elton John, and B.B. King will perform at the 15th annual Carousel of Hope fundraiser, set for Oct. 15 at the Beverly Hills Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. The event, to be hosted by Jay Leno, raises funds for childhood diabetes. To…

  5. Twiggy Ramirez Exits Marilyn Manson

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Marilyn Manson has parted ways with bassist Twiggy Ramirez, according to a statement. Although the departure is amicable -- the two remain friends -- Ramirez will not take part in future recording ses Marilyn Manson has parted ways with bassist Twiggy Ramirez, according to a statement.…

  6. Update: Thursday Inks With Island Def Jam

    May 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Updating a story first posted yesterday (May 29), rising underground rock outfit Thursday has signed a new deal with Island Def Jam and taken to its official Web site to decry what it says is unfair t Updating a story first posted yesterday (May 29), rising underground rock outfit Thursday…

  7. Science Friction

    May 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Issued via his own Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Screwgun label, Tim Berne's Science Friction can be seen as a sequel to his excellent 2001 Thirsty Ear album, The Shell Game; once again, the edgy alto saxophon Issued via his own Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Screwgun label, Tim Berne's Science…

  8. Minogue Track Tops Ivor Novello Awards

    May 24, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at the 47th Ivor Novello Awards, Britain's premier songwriting honors, in a ceremony yesterday (May 23) at Le Meridi Songs recorded by Australian pop diva Kylie Minogue led the field with three honors at…

  9. Monroe To Be Honored At Bluegrass Festival

    May 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT About 20 bands and performers will venture to Rosine, Ky., this week for the third annual Bill Monroe Memorial Day Weekend Bluegrass Festival. The four-day event, which begins tomorrow (May 23), will About 20 bands and performers will venture to Rosine, Ky., this week for the third annual…

  10. Tunes On TV

    May 21, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Music-related TV listings for May 20-26, 2002. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, MAY 20 "The View," ABC Featured Artists: Vince Gill, Amy Grant (also scheduled: Doris Roberts). "Tribute to Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes," VH1…

  11. 2002 CMT Flameworthy Nominations

    May 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT CMT Flameworthy Nominations The inaugural CMT Flameworthy Video Awards will be broadcast live June 12 on CMT beginning at 9 p.m. ET. Voting in 11 of the show's 12 categories is underway as of May 14 via the CMT Web site . The field for final category, Flameworthy video of the year,…

  12. Jackson, McBride, Keith Lead 'Flameworthy' Noms

    May 14, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alan Jackson and Toby Keith each pulled in four nominations for the inaugural CMT Flameworthy Video Awards, with Martina McBride close behind with three. Jackson and Keith earned nods in the video of Alan Jackson and Toby Keith each pulled in four nominations for the inaugural CMT Flameworthy…

  13. Hill, McGraw Plan NBC Specials

    May 13, 2002 12:00 AM EDT NBC has signed multi-platinum husband-and-wife country artists Faith Hill and Tim McGraw for separate fall primetime specials. The network is expected to officially announce the one-hour events today NBC has signed multi-platinum husband-and-wife country artists Faith Hill and Tim McGraw for…

  14. Uptown Sinclair

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Any Clevelander will tell you that homegrown rock quartet Uptown Sinclair is a band on the verge. Any Clevelander will tell you that homegrown rock quartet Uptown Sinclair is a band on the verge. Last year, in the midst of playing nearly every bar/club in Ohio, the group—guitarist Tim Parnin,…

  15. Stereo/Mono

    May 11, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In prioritizing the contents of this two-disc set (priced as a single CD), former Replacements leader Paul Westerberg has it backward. In prioritizing the contents of this two-disc set (priced as a single CD), former Replacements leader Paul Westerberg has it backward. The draw isn't the…

  16. Country Stars Go 'Inside' NASCAR

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The natural link between country music and NASCAR racing will grow stronger June 11, as Warner Bros. and Curb Records team up to release the "Inside Traxx" compilation, featuring 14 country songs by t The natural link between country music and NASCAR racing will grow stronger June…

  17. Frizzle Fry, Suck on This

    May 04, 2002 12:00 AM EDT In 1990, just prior to the grunge explosion ushered in by Nirvana's Nevermind, San Francisco trio Primus released two highly original albums that combined the energy of punk, the heaviness of metal, a In 1990, just prior to the grunge explosion ushered in by Nirvana's Nevermind, San…

  18. Area: Two Festival Kicks Off In Late July

    April 30, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Moby's Area: Two Festival will kick off July 28 in Bristow, Va., and will, as previously reported, feature the electronic music maven, along with David Bowie, Busta Rhymes, and newly announced artists Moby's Area: Two Festival will kick off July 28 in Bristow, Va., and will, as…

  19. 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:…

  20. Tim McGraw Takes Jessica Andrews On Tour

    April 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Four years ago, an unknown kid named Jessica Andrews launched her first tour with Faith Hill. In June, a much better known Andrews will be touring with Hill's husband, Tim McGraw. The artist has been Four years ago, an unknown kid named Jessica Andrews launched her first tour with Faith…

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