December 8, 1998 |
No Doubt, Orange County's hottest-selling rock band, has chosen Jim Guerinot, the county's highest-profile music executive, as its new manager. Guerinot's Laguna Beach-based Rebel Waltz management company also represents the Offspring, another heavy-hitting O.C. rock act, with total worldwide record sales rivaling the 14 million No Doubt reaped with its 1995 release, "Tragic Kingdom." Guerinot also owns a record company, Time Bomb Recordings, financed by the German conglomerate Bertelsmann.
January 7, 1998 |
Orange County musicians--current, former and soon-to-be--brought the county its strongest showing in years in the Grammy Award nominations, announced Tuesday. Anaheim's No Doubt landed two more nominations, the most prestigious coming in the best song category. "Don't Speak," the break-up ballad written by siblings Eric and Gwen Stefani, will vie for the award with "How Do I Live" by Diane Warren, R.
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August 12, 2000 |
Orange County's No Doubt will appear on VH1's "Storytellers" series in an episode scheduled to premiere Sept. 24. The session, filmed Thursday in Carson in front of about 300 fans, included the first performance with the group in five years of its former leader and chief songwriter Eric Stefani, singer Gwen Stefani's older brother.
April 13, 2000 |
The success of "Tragic Kingdom" changed everything for the members of No Doubt, and the Anaheim band's expanded world view is evident even in the title of their new album, "Return of Saturn." The phrase "Tragic Kingdom" summarized the dour outlook on romance expressed in most of that album's songs of relationships gone kablooey.
February 26, 2009 |
Southern California quartet No Doubt will conclude its first tour in five years with a two-night stay at Irvine's Verizon Wireless Amphitheater beginning July 31. Tickets will go on sale March 7 for the Live Nation-produced tour, with a "tour club" pre-sale for most dates beginning today. Locals who want to see the return of No Doubt sooner than the end of July can take a mini road trip in late May. The band will play the Save Mart Center in Fresno on May 19, the Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield on May 20 and the Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre in San Diego on May 22. The tour begins May 16 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.
December 12, 1996 |
Rock band No Doubt on Wednesday became the first Orange County-based pop act to reach No. 1 on Billboard magazine's top albums chart, a milestone achieved after a national television appearance last weekend on "Saturday Night Live." The Anaheim band's "Tragic Kingdom" album, which appeals to alternative rock and mainstream pop fans alike, sold 229,000 copies last week and edged out French-Canadian pop diva Celine Dion by about 1,700 sales, according to the SoundScan monitoring service.