Scans: Pearl Jam, Patti Smith, Spice Girls, Rolling Stones, Shonen Knife...

Pearl Jam have added a second show (Feb. 21) to their Maui, Hawaii, tour

stop; they'll hit the road following the release of their highly anticipated Yield album ...

In other tour news,

Patti Smith has temporarily canceled her January and February concert

appearances on the West Coast for "personal reasons," according to an Arista Records spokeswoman. "It's just postponed and she's planning on rescheduling,"

Chloe Comins said ... The recent ice storm that has crippled much of the

Northeastern U.S. and Canada put a halt to the Rolling Stones concert in

Montreal on Sunday when officials noticed that ice had penetrated the roof of

Olympic Stadium. The Stones canceled two earlier dates this month when singer

Mick Jagger was diagnosed with laryngitis ...

World Domination Recordings is re-issuing the out-of-print

final album from Shriekback, Sacred City, on Jan. 20. The band's

seventh album, out of print since 1993, features the original lineup of Barry

Andrews (XTC), Dave Allen (Gang of Four), Martyn

Barker and honorary member Karl Hyde, later of Underworld ...

What the World Needs Now (Jan. 20) is the name of a tribute to legendary

songsmith Burt Bacharach by artists signed to the Big Deal label

(distributed by TCI Music, parent company of SonicNet/Addicted To Noise). Among

the artists contributing new and exclusive tracks are Shonen Knife,

BMX Bandits, Wondermints, Cockeyed Ghost and The

Vandalias ...

Just days after being shut out at the Grammy's, the Spice Girls felt the

other shoe drop when snippy fashion guru Mr. Blackwell placed them at the top of

his annual list of worst-dressed women. Calling the British pop-tarts

"five-candy colored beauties trapped in fashion waste," Blackwell lumped the

Girls in with second-placed actress Ellen DeGeneres and third-place "winner"

Madonna, who Blackwell summed up with the quip, "Yesterday's 'Evita' is

today's 'Velveeta.' She runs the gamut from a Style Snore to a Bumpy Bore,"

according to Reuters. In 10th place was shock-rocker Marilyn

Manson, who, despite being a man, Blackwell felt compelled to include

because "He looks like Alice Cooper doing 'Rosemary's Baby.' " -- Chris

Nelson and Gil Kaufman [Wed., Jan. 14, 1998, 9 a.m.


Bob Cavallo, former manager of Prince and Earth, Wind and

Fire, has been named chairman of the Walt Disney Music Group. The newly

created position will put industry veteran Cavallo in charge of all of the

Mouse's musical operations, including the Hollywood, Lyric Street, Mammoth and

Walt Disney Records labels ... Roc-A-Blok Records president/in-house producer

Ski is about to enter the studio with K.T. -- the first signing to

recently ousted Motown president Andre Harrell's new label, He Records -- to

work on K.T.'s debut ... R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe has recorded

backing vocals for the song "Almond Kisses" from Brit-rock band

Spacehog's sophomore CD, The Chinese Album (March 17) ...

Finally, the Fugees's Wyclef has done a radio remix of Coolbone's

"Use Me," a cover of a 1972 Bill Withers hit. Richard Roundtree (a.k.a.

"Shaft") appears in the video, shot recently in Harlem ... Nine-piece R&B/ska

band Hepcat will kick off a U.S. tour with Hellcat labelmates the The

Slackers and The Gadjits on Feb. 4 in Sacramento, Calif. Hellcat is

the label launched last year by Tim Armstrong of Rancid and

Epitaph Records president and former Bad Religion member Brett

Gurewitz ... Punk godfather Iggy Pop stretched his acting muscles

over the holidays by putting on some monster makeup and playing an alien named

Vorta in an episode of the syndicated Star Trek: Deep Space Nine ...

Moorcheeba's sophomore album, Big Calm (March 17), features guest

mixing by DJ Swamp (who worked on Beck's smash Odelay

album) and Jason Furlough of New York's grimy hip-hop crew, New

Kingdom. -- Gil Kaufman and Tim Gaskill [Tues., Jan. 13, 1998, 9 a.m. PST]