For The Record: Quick News On Korn, Alicia Keys, Kid Rock, Mariah Carey, Slum Village, Bjork & More

Korn have recruited hitmakers the Neptunes to remix their latest single, “Here to Stay.” … Puddle of Mudd, Kid Rock, Rob Zombie, Sevendust, Adema, Stone Temple Pilots, Jerry Cantrell, Apex Theory, Fu Manchu and others are set to perform at this year’s Livestock 12 Festival, which takes place from April 26 to 28 in Zephyrhills, Florida (more information can be found on www.livestock12.com). … Puddle of Mudd, Kid Rock and Stone Temple Pilots will also play the Beale Street Music Festival between May 3 and 5 in Memphis. Other artists on the bill include Hoobastank, Bush, Pete Yorn, Better Than Ezra, Counting Crows, Ike Turner, the Isley Brothers, Bonnie Raitt, Night Ranger, Cheap Trick and Hootie & the Blowfish. …

Alicia Keys, Luther Vandross, India.Arie, the Roots and Gerald Levert are among those who’ll grace the stage on the first day of the eighth New Orleans Essence Music Festival, which is set for July 4 through 6 at the Louisiana Superdome. Day two includes Mary J. Blige, the Isley Brothers, Faith Evans and De La Soul, and the final day boasts Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Brian McKnight, Steve Harvey, Al Green, Angie Stone and Etta James. … Dan the Automator and Mix Master Mike are among the latest additions to next month’s Coachella Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. Dan, Miguel Miggs and DJ Baba G/Soundz of the Asian Underground will join the April 27 lineup, while Mike, Bad Boy Bill and Herbert have been added for the following day. …

While Hollywood honored their best and brightest stars at the Oscars, the 22nd annual Razzie Awards honored the lowest and lamest, with Tom Green (“Freddy Got Fingered”) and Mariah Carey (“Glitter”) celebrated as the worst of the bad. … Ryan Adams, Bob Dylan, LeAnn Rimes, Jon Bon Jovi and Rufus Wainwright were among those hobnobbing at Moomba in L.A. for Elton John‘s post-Oscars party Sunday night, according to the Associated Press. … “The Juniper Tree,” the 1990 film starring Björk in her first major role, will be released on DVD April 2. … A new Jimi Hendrix DVD and VHS, “Jimi Hendrix: The Dick Cavett Show,” will be released on May 14. Footage includes the guitar hero’s two guest appearances on the show, his handwritten interview notes and a new hour-long Hendrix documentary. …

On July 16, Slum Village will release their Capitol Records debut, Trinity … Past, Present & Future, which includes the first single, “Tainted Love.” Producers on the album include Hi-Tek (Talib Kweli) and Dr. Dre keyboardist Scott Storch (the Roots). … Ultrababyfat will head out on the road with comedian David Cross (“Mr. Show”) starting May 14 in Charleston, South Carolina, and finishing up June 15 in the band’s hometown of Atlanta. The man and the band will also appear in a DVD of the tour due from Sub Pop on June 11. … Former Ugly Kid Joe singer Whitfield Crane and his new band, Medication — guitarists Logan Mader (Machine Head) and B. Blunt, bassist Kyle Sanders and drummer Roy Mayorga (Soulfly) — performed at the Viper Room in West Hollywood Saturday at a party for Locomotive Records, the overseas metal label that is launching Stateside with the April 2 release of Medication’s self-titled debut EP. A full length from the band, Prince Valium, is due in June. …

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Eve has joined Rosie Perez, Naomi Campbell, Salma Hayek and many more on the performance roster for the V-Day Harlem 2002 fundraiser, which takes place on March 30 at the Apollo Theater. The Grammy Award-winner will blow attendees’ minds with a rendition of “Love Is Blind,” which touches on the event’s theme of ending violence against women and girls. … In other V-Day Harlem news, Faith Evans has dropped off the event’s bill due to a scheduling conflict. … Raspy redhead Nikka Costa has gone from being featured on the “Crossroads” soundtrack to joining its star Britney Spears as an opening act for selected dates on her Dream Within a Dream Tour. Costa kicks off her dates with the pop superstar in Las Vegas May 24, staying on through June 16 in Houston. …

St. Louis Rams quarterback Kurt Warner, whose last game was a loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XXXVI, will co-host the 33rd annual Dove Awards, which honor the best in contemporary Christian and gospel music, with Yolanda Adams. Spiritually conscious rock/rappers P.O.D. will vie for three awards when the ceremony takes place April 25 at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. … Officials in Raleigh, North Carolina canceled a March 29 concert by theatrical metal act Gwar because they felt there was a threat of “public urination” by the group and its fans. They also urged concert bookers to cancel a March 30 show in Charlotte, but the venue refused to nix the gig. …

Boxcar Racer, the side project of Blink-182‘s Tom DeLonge and Travis Barker, will promote their self-titled debut album, due May 14, with a string of California dates in San Diego (April 1), Pomona (April 2) and Los Angeles (April 3). They will return to Los Angeles April 11 to play the Vans Warped Tour kickoff party at the Key Club with Good Charlotte and Finch. … Tommy Lee, whose solo album, Never a Dull Moment, is due May 21, has announced that his live band will include Sect-8 guitarist J3 and Skrape drummer Will Hunt. The group, which also features bassist Marty O’Brien, will head out on the road with Lee to support the new record. …

After opening for Oasis in Las Vegas on April 26 and playing the Coachella Music and Arts Festival the following day in Indio, California, Cornershop will embark on a month-long North American tour that will keep them on the road through May 25 in San Francisco. Cornershop’s third album, Spectral Mornings, due April 2, features a guest appearance by Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher. … The release of a 10-song video collection by director Hype Williams has been pushed back for a second time. “The Videos,” featuring Williams classics such as Wu-Tang Clan‘s “Can It Be All So Simple” and Jay-Z‘s “Big Pimpin’,” will now hit stores May 28 in both VHS and DVD formats. …

Ex-goody-two-shoes Adam Ant, currently out on bail following an assault arrest, has dropped out of his headlining position on the Here and Now Tour, an overseas outing that also features ABC, Belinda Carlisle, Howard Jones, Toyah and China Crisis. A spokesperson for the pop star blamed an unspecified illness for the cancellation, according to Reuters. … Original Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord has quit after 34 years in the band because he’s no longer interested in touring. He has been replaced by Don Airey, who has performed with Whitesnake, Rainbow, Ozzy Osbourne and others. …

Spark up your incense — Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh will release his first studio album since the Dead’s 1989 effort, Built to Last. Phil Lesh & FriendsThere and Back Again will be released in May on Lesh’s new Lapis Music/Columbia label and marks the performer’s first solo release since a 1999 live set. … Several of Richard Hell‘s previously unreleased studio tracks (such as a 1975 version of “Chinese Rocks” with the Heartbreakers) and live cuts of punk classics (the anthemic “Blank Generation” performed with the Voidoids) are collected on the double album Time, released March 19. The album follows last year’s release of “Hot and Cold,” a collection of essays, poems, lyrics and illustrations by the New York punk pioneer.