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Rock News: Music's high and low notes

By PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International   |   Jan. 16, 2002 at 4:45 AM
EMINEM

Four members of the film crew shooting Eminem's upcoming movie, "8 Mile," suffered minor burns in Detroit Sunday.

MTV News quotes a local TV station saying the four sustained first-degree burns while filming a scene that involved the intentional burning of a house. They were treated at a local hospital following the accident.

The movie -- whose title refers to Detroit's 8 Mile Road, considered to be the dividing line between the city's black and white communities -- is loosely based on Eminem's life. It also stars Kim Basinger and Brittany Murphy and is scheduled to hit theaters in July.


BRIT AWARDS

Gorillaz are up for six awards in next months Brit Awards ceremony. That's according to Bigmouth Music News, which reports Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue and Dido each are nominated in four categories.

This year's Lifetime Achievement Award will be awarded to Sting.

The awards will be presented Feb. 20 in ceremonies that'll air the next day on ITV.

The nominees:

-- Best British Male Artist

Aphex Twin

Craig David

Elton John

Ian Brown

Robbie Williams

-- Best British Female Artist

Dido

Geri Halliwell

PJ Harvey

Sade

Sophie Ellis Bextor

-- Best British Group

Gorillaz

Jamiroquai

Radiohead

Stereophonics

Travis

-- Best British Album

Craig David, "Born To Do It"

Dido, "No Angel"

Gorillaz, "Gorillaz"

Radiohead, "Kid A"

Travis, "The Invisible Band"

-- Best British Newcomer

Atomic Kitten

Blue

Dido

Elbow

Gorillaz

Mis-Teeq

So Solid Crew

Starsailor

Turin Brakes

Zero 7

-- Best British Single

Atomic Kitten, "Whole Again"

Bob the Builder, "Mambo No 5"

Daniel Bedingfield, "Gotta Get Thru This"

DJ Pied Piper, "Do You Really Like It"

Geri Halliwell, "It's Raining Men"

Gorillaz, "Clint Eastwood"

Hear'Say, "Pure and Simple"

Robbie Williams, "Eternity/Mandalay"

S Club 7, "Don't Stop Movin'"

So Solid Crew, "21 Seconds"

-- Best British Video

Basement Jaxx, "Where's Your Head At"

Coldplay, "Trouble"

Dido, "Thank You"

Elton John, "I Want Love"

Fatboy Slim, "Weapon of Choice"

Gorillaz, "Clint Eastwood"

So Solid Crew, "21 Seconds"

Robbie Williams/Kylie Minogue, "Kids"

Robbie Williams, "Supreme"

Travis, "Sing"

-- Best British Dance Act

Basement Jaxx

Craig David

Faithless

Fatboy Slim

Gorillaz

-- Best International Male Artist

Bob Dylan

Dr Dre

Ryan Adams

Shaggy

Wyclef Jean

-- Best International Female Artist

Alicia Keys

Anastacia

Bjork

Kylie Minogue

Nelly Furtado

-- Best International Group

Daft Punk

Destiny's Child

Limp Bizkit

REM

The Strokes

-- Best International Album

Alicia Keys, "Songs In A Minor"

Daft Punk, "Discovery"

Destiny's Child, "Survivor"

Kylie Minogue, "Fever"

The Strokes, "Is This It"

-- Best International Newcomer

Anastacia

The Avalanches

Linkin Park

Nelly Furtado

The Strokes

-- Best Pop Act

Blue

Hear'Say

Kylie Minogue

S Club 7

Westlife


SEVENDUST

Sevendust is hitting the road later this month in support of its latest album "Animosity" (TVT). Billboard.com reports the band will kick off the month-long tour Jan. 26 in Royal Oaks, Mich., with former labelmate Gravity Kills, as well as Flaw, in tow.

Sevendust's third CD, "Animosity," was released in late November and debuted at No. 28 on The Billboard Top-200 album chart.

Gravity Kills will be touring in advance of its Sanctuary Records debut, "Superstarved," which hits stores March 19. The CD was recorded at producer Martin Atkins' Chicago studio.

Flaw will be touring behind its Republic/Universal debut, "Through the Eyes."

Tour dates:

Jan. 26 Royal Oak, Mich. Royal Oak Music Theatre

Jan. 29 New York Hammerstein Ballroom

Jan. 30 Boston Avalon

Jan. 31 Washington, D.C. 9:30 Club

Feb. 1 Philadelphia Electric Factory

Feb. 2 Clifton Park, N.Y. Northern Lights

Feb. 4 Lackawanna, N.Y. Sideshow Music Hall

Feb. 6 Cleveland Agora Theatre

Feb. 7 Cincinnati Bogart's

Feb. 8 Chicago House of Blues

Feb. 9 Milwaukee Rave

Feb. 11 Rockford, Ill. Midway Theatre

Feb. 12 West Des Moines, Iowa Val Air Ballroom

Feb. 13 Fargo, N.D. Playmaker's

Feb. 15 Colorado Springs, Colo. Colorado Music Hall

Feb. 20 Anaheim, Calif. House of Blues

Feb. 21 Hollywood, Calif. Palace

Feb. 22 Phoenix Web Theatre

Feb. 23 Tucson, Ariz. Rialto

Feb. 26 New Orleans House of Blues

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