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IN STORES MAY 27

LILLIX Falling Uphill (Maverick) The pop-rock quartet -- who covered the Romantics' ''What I Like About You'' for the WB show of the same name -- crafted their first album with producer Linda Perry (Pink), among other top-shelfers.

VINCE NEIL Live One Night Only (Image Entertainment) Neil revisits his hair-band heyday with renditions of Motley Crue classics such as ''Girls, Girls, Girls'' and ''Dr. Feelgood,'' recorded live at L.A.'s Whisky A Go-Go.

LED ZEPPELIN How the West Was Won (Atlantic) Three CDs that stitch together pieces of two live 1972 shows -- at the Los Angeles Forum and the Long Beach Arena -- into a single-concert experience.

LOCAL H The No Fun (Thick) After a hiatus and a label change, the Nirvana-esque rockers, who hit gold with 1996's As Good as Dead, are ready to have Fun again. (Or not.)

IN THE STUDIO

ALIEN ANT FARM -- whose 2001 debut, ANThology skyrocketed on the strength of their taut take on ''Smooth Criminal'' -- in L.A. with producers the DeLeo brothers (Stone Temple Pilots). The alt-metal act's newest is tentatively set for Aug. 19.

KORN, in the City of Angels, unleashing their freakishness in the form of a follow-up to last year's Untouchables.

HANSON, in their hometown of Tulsa, finishing up their long-delayed third album with producer Danny Kortchmar (James Taylor, Neil Young). They're also shopping for a new label now that they've split with Island Def Jam.

Originally posted May 23, 2003 Published in issue #711 May 23, 2003 Order article reprints
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