PET SOUNDS -- ONE MORE TIME
Beach Boys fans will be able to pick up a new live version of the band's "Pet Sounds" when the CD arrives in stores on June 3, except in the United States where the item will not be available until June 11.
The album was recorded during Brian Wilson's sold-out four-night stand this year at London's Royal Festival, when Wilson and the band performed the influential 1966 album. The audience at the shows including Eric Clapton, Roger Daltry, Elvis Costello, Ray Davies, David Gilmour and the Chemical Brothers.
Daltry issued a statement expressing his admiration for the live set.
"After seeing Brian Wilson playing 'Pet Sounds' live," said The Who frontman, "I immediately went home and put on the Beach Boys' record. I've got to admit, the record wasn't as good."
STALEY -- IT WAS AN OVERDOSE
The King County (Wash.) Medical Examiner has concluded that Alice In Chains frontman Layne Staley died from an accidental overdose of heroin and cocaine.
Staley was found dead at his home in Seattle on April 19. The coroner concluded that he had been dead since April 5 -- the sixth anniversary of the suicide of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain.
"The cause of death (for Staley) was acute intoxication due to the combined effects of opiate, heroin, and cocaine," said the coroner's office in a statement Tuesday. "The manner of death is accident."
The Rolling Stones' 2002-03 World Tour itinerary features an unusual mix of arenas, stadiums, small theaters and clubs.
Mick and the boys announced on Tuesday that they will get things rolling on Sept. 5 in Foxboro, Mass. and continuing through Feb. 1 in Denver. The band announced the tour details Tuesday at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.
Tickets go on sale beginning this weekend. Here is a list of tour dates, subject to change:
Sept. 5 -- Foxboro, Mass. (CMGI Field)
Sept. 8 -- Boston (Orpheum Theater)
Sept. 10 -- Chicago (United Center)
Sept. 13 -- Chicago (Comiskey Park)
Sept. 16 -- Chicago (Aragon Ballroom)
Sept. 18 -- Philadelphia (Veterans Stadium)
Sept. 22 -- Philadelphia (Tower Theater)
Sept. 26 -- New York (Madison Square Garden)
Sept. 28 -- East Rutherford, N.J. (Giants Stadium)
Sept. 30 -- New York (Roseland Ballroom)
Oct. 4 -- Washington, D.C. (FedEx Field)
Oct. 12 -- Detroit (Ford Field)
Oct. 14 -- Cleveland (Gund Arena)
Oct. 16 -- Toronto (Air Canada Center)
Oct. 18 -- Toronto (SkyDome)
Oct. 20 -- Columbus, Ohio (Nationwide Arena)
Oct. 22 -- Ft. Lauderdale (National Car Rental Center)
Oct. 23 -- Miami (American Airlines Arena)
Oct. 26 -- Atlanta (Turner Field)
Oct. 31 -- Los Angeles (Staples Center)
Nov. 2 -- Anaheim (Edison Field)
Nov. 4 -- Los Angeles (Wiltern Theater)
Nov. 8 -- San Francisco (Pac Bell Park)
Nov. 14 -- San Diego (Sports Arena)
Nov. 23 -- San Antonio (SBC Center)
Nov. 25 -- Nashville (Gaylord Entertainment Center)
Nov. 29 -- Las Vegas (TBA)
Jan. 8 -- Montreal (Molson Center)
Jan. 10 -- Pittsburgh (Mellon Arena)
Jan. 25 -- Houston (Reliant Stadium)
Jan. 30 -- Phoenix (America West Arena)
Feb. 1 -- Denver (Pepsi Center)
PAPA ROACH TOUR DETAILS
Papa Roach has announced dates for the first part of the tour to promote the band's new album, Lovehatetragedy -- due in stores June 18.
The tour began Tuesday in Modesto, Calif. It is scheduled to run through June 22 in Quincy, Wash. Here are the tour dates, subject to change:
May 7 -- Modesto, Calif. (Downtown Plaza)
May 8 -- Chico, Calif. (Brickworks)
May 10 -- Vacaville, Calif. (Community Center)
May 25 -- Somerset, Wisc. (Float-Rite Amphitheatre)
May 26 -- Washington, D.C. (RFK Stadium)
May 28 -- Toronto (Opera House)
May 29 -- Detroit (St. Andrew's Hall)
May 30 -- Peoria, Ill. (Madison Theatre)
June 1 -- Dallas (Smirnoff Music Center)
June 2 -- Denver (Red Rocks Amphitheatre)
June 3 -- Kansas City, Mo. (Belmont Music Hall)
June 7 -- Camden, N.J. (Tweeter Center)
June 8 -- Wantagh, N.Y. (Jones Beach)
June 9 -- Foxboro, Mass. (CMGI Field)
June 14 -- San Francisco (Shore Line Amphitheatre)
June 15 -- Irvine, Calif. (Irvine Meadows)
June 22 -- Quincy, Wash. (Gorge Amphitheatre)