This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2000 - Three investors in Steven Seagal's as-yet-unreleased album sue the actor, alleging that he has no intention of completing the project. Michael Vanderhoof, Michael Khaled, and Donald Danks claim they put a total of $600,000 into the recording of the album and the making of an accompanying documentary film.
ZZ Top To Close Houston Arena

ZZ Top To Close Houston Arena

ZZ Top will play the final concert at Houston's Compaq Center, formerly known as the Houston Summit. The Nov. 22 show will mark the band's 23rd appearance at the venue, longtime home to the Houston Rockets National Basketball Association franchise. The building will be converted into the Lakewood International Center ministry facility.
DIFFUSER

DIFFUSER

There's a rock music scene happening on New York's Long Island. Witness the likes of Taking Back Sunday, Brand New and Glassjaw pulling for one another as they establishing a fanbase that stretches across the country. But before they could do it, it took Diffuser to lay the groundwork.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - After months of wrangling over child support, rapper Eminem's divorce becomes official.
Stumble Into Grace

Stumble Into Grace

Emmylou Harris continues to mine the sedate, enticing vibe that animated her last two studio albums, "Wrecking Ball" and "Red Dirt Girl." Malcolm Burn, who produced the latter set, again lends his light sonic touch to the proceedings.
Identity Crisis

Identity Crisis

Ms. Lynne has it all wrong. Her previous album, "Love, Shelby," should have been called "Identity Crisis." And this, her eighth album, should be titled "Love, Shelby." Recall, for a moment, the artist's "I Am Shelby Lynne," which intertwined rock, bluegrass and soul. So gorgeous was that 2000 album that it earned Lynne the best new artist Grammy Award. One year later, Lynne delivered the super glossy, Glen Ballard-
Leona Naess

Leona Naess

The eponymous title of Leona Naess' third album reinforces her stated sense of it being more like a first one.
Me & My Brother

Me & My Brother

After years of thriving in the South, crunk music is now everywhere.
Sheath

Sheath

At just 31, Mark Bell has produced albums by friend and continual collaborator BjÖrk ("Homogenic") and Depeche Mode ("Exciter").
The Jealous Kind

The Jealous Kind

Chris Knight's follow-up to "Pretty Good Guy" (2001) is a return to country music's dark side, with spare, unobtrusive instrumentation.

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