Flying Tigers / The Flying Tigers (produced by Brendan O’Brien, features Dorian 12 from Powerman 5000) (Atlantic)
KMFDM / Attak (Metropolis)
The Melvins / Hostile Ambient Takeover (Ipecac)
VA / A-F Records Sampler (w/Anti-Flag, Methadones and others) (A-F)
The Band / The Last Waltz (four CDs) (Warner Bros./Rhino)
Clannad / A Magical Gathering: The Anthology (two CDs) (Warner Bros./Rhino)
Quincy Jones / Ultimate Collection (Hip-O)
Roy Orbison / Shades of (Collectables Priceless)
Phish / Volumes 7-12: Live (Elektra)
The Temptations / My Girl: The Very Best of (two CDs) (UTV)
The Winans / The Very Best of (Rhino)
VA / Hollywood Disco (Thump)
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After being presented with the Artist Contribution Award at Saturday's ESPN Action Sports & Music Awards in Los Angeles, the Red Hot Chili Peppers closed out the show with a rousing performance of "Parallel Universe" and "Give It Away." Other music winners included Outkast (Skiing's Musical Artist of the Year), Radiohead (Snowboarding's Musical Artist of the Year), Sum41 (People's Choice Award), Pennywise (Motocross Musical Artist of the Year), Slayer (BMX Musical Artist of the Year), Jack Johnson (Surfing's Musical Artist of the Year) and Jay-Z (Skateboarding's Musical Artist of the Year), who performed with Static-X's Wayne Static, Korn's Fieldy, Limp Bizkit's John Otto and the X-ecutioners.
Vancouver rockers Nickelback scored three wins at the 2002 Juno Awards, Canada's Grammy equivalent, on Sunday in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Having performed at the event, Chad Kroeger and company, the year's Best Group, picked up trophies for Best Single ("How You Remind Me") and Best Rock Album (Silver Side Up), in between performances by fellow countrymen Sum41, Alanis Morissette, Nelly Furtado, and jazz pianist-singer Diana Krall, who also racked up three wins.
Aerosmith, Godsmack and Staind made quite a stink in Beantown Thursday, as each took home two trophies at the 15th annual Boston Music Awards. Staind won for Act of the Year and single of the year ("It's Been Awhile"); Aerosmith scored Album of the Year (Just Push Play) and Video of the Year ("Jaded"); and Godsmack was named Outstanding Rock Band, while singer Sully Erna was picked for Male Vocalist of the Year.
Type O Negative are aiming to release their next album around Hallowe'en. The band has been demoing material for the as-yet-untitled record and also taken time out to cover Deep Purple's "Highway Star" for the upcoming NASCAR-sponsored compilation album Crank It Up. Slayer, who were originally due to do "Highway Star" for the NASCAR LP, will instead tackle Steppenwolf's "Born to Be Wild."
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