Kiss Go Symphonic Down Under

Kiss Go Symphonic Down Under

Well, they've tried everything else. Kiss will play a one-off concert Feb. 28 at the 48,000-capacity Telstra Dome in Melbourne with the 60-piece Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. The concert, to celebrate Kiss' 30th anniversary, will feature the group's classic lineup of guitarist Paul Stanley, bassist Gene Simmons, drummer Peter Criss, and guitarist Ace Frehley and will cost $4 million to stage.
Fan Fatally Stabbed During Nelly Show

Fan Fatally Stabbed During Nelly Show

A fan stabbed at a concert featuring rap artist Nelly has died, while another remains hospitalized. It was the second time in recent months that violence has erupted at an area musical event, Chula Vista, Calif., police said. Faitamai Taunuu, 30, died Saturday of multiple stab wounds he suffered in an attack during the concert Friday night, said Lt. Richard Coleson. Another fan, Sean Bowers, 27, also was stabbed. He was hospitalized in good condition as of yesterday (Oct. 20).
Webcasters Receive Last-Minute Help From RIAA

Webcasters Receive Last-Minute Help From RIAA

Following last week's unexpected hold on legislation that would give Webcasters making less than $1 million annually a break on digital performance royalties, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has stepped in to assist affected small Webcasters, Billboard Bulletin reports.
43TunesOnTV

43TunesOnTV

Music-related television listings for Oct. 21-27, 2002.
Celine Will Wake To 'A New Day' In Vegas

Celine Will Wake To 'A New Day' In Vegas

Celine Dion's much-anticipated three-year Las Vegas engagement will be titled "A New Day...," the crooner revealed at her rehearsals in La Louviere, Belgium.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1999 - John Mellencamp plays a surprise gig at the 350-person-capacity Mercury Lounge in New York.
The Last DJ

The Last DJ

It's always sort of tough to rally behind an artist dissin' the music industry—I mean, how do you support someone who's living a rock star's life but still complaining, right?
Sean-Nós Nua

Sean-Nós Nua

With her Pope-pic-ripping days but a memory, Sinead O'Connor now delivers one of her finest albums to date—and she's done it by going back to her cultural roots.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2001 - Luciano Pavarotti is acquitted of tax evasion in a trial in his home town of Modena, Italy. The opera star, who was accused of owing the government $18 million for income earned from 1989-95, faced a nominal 18-month prison sentence.
Velocity of Sound

Velocity of Sound

On Velocity of Sound, the fifth album from Denver's Apples in Stereo, the band abandons its psychedelic flirtations in favor of a more stripped-down approach to '60s pop.

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