Roberts Opposed Jackson Presidential Letter

Roberts Opposed Jackson Presidential Letter

The Reagan-era White House counseling of Supreme Court nominee John G. Roberts, Jr. dug up in the press in recent weeks might not be inflammatory enough to rally Democrats to oppose his confirmation, but fans of Michael Jackson and Prince may now be bristling.
MODERN ROCK

MODERN ROCK

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Madonna Injured In Horse Riding Accident

Madonna Injured In Horse Riding Accident

Madonna's 47th birthday celebration was marred when she suffered several broken bones in a horse riding accident today (Aug. 16) at her country home outside London. The superstar was hospitalized with three cracked ribs, a broken collarbone and a broken hand, according to her spokesperson, Liz Rosenberg. She is expected to return home this evening.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

1999 - Thides Leasing Corp. files a lawsuit against the Artist Formerly Known as Prince, claiming that the Artist rented a tour bus between May and October 1998 but never paid for it. The Artist owes $42,109 for days he used the bus, the suit maintains, and $116,600 for seven months that he promised to use it but didn't.
Neil Young Re-Signs With Reprise

Neil Young Re-Signs With Reprise

Neil Young has signed a new, multi-album deal with Reprise, which will kick in with the Sept. 27 release of his latest studio set, "Prairie Wind."
Bright Eyes Heading Back On The Road

Bright Eyes Heading Back On The Road

Conor Oberst will return to the road with Bright Eyes this fall, beginning Oct. 22 in Santa Barbara, Calif. Whereas Bright Eyes' spring/summer tour found Oberst backed by the Faint and largely performing material from the electronica-shaded album "Digital Ash in a Digital Urn," the upcoming month-long outing will return to a more traditional lineup and set list.
Carly To Tape Ocean Voyage Special

Carly To Tape Ocean Voyage Special

Carly Simon's upcoming performances on board Cunard's Queen Mary 2 will be recorded for a PBS special and DVD release. The singer songwriter is scheduled to entertain passengers sailing Sept. 2-8 from New York to England on the transatlantic ocean liner.
Country Artists To Wake Up Tampa

Country Artists To Wake Up Tampa

Infinity Broadcasting's WQYK-FM Tampa, Fla., is set to become the first country station in the U.S. with a morning show made up of two recording artists.
Leonard Cohen Sues Business Manager

Leonard Cohen Sues Business Manager

Leonard Cohen sued his longtime business manager yesterday (Aug. 15) for allegedly defrauding the famed singer/songwriter of at least $5 million.
HOT PRODUCT

HOT PRODUCT

Previewing new releases from Brad Paisley, 311, the Ramones, the Stooges and more.
Fan's Death Leads To Bizkit Insurance Suit

Fan's Death Leads To Bizkit Insurance Suit

An insurer has sued rock band Limp Bizkit to try to avoid paying legal fees arising from a 16-year-old fan's death at a 2001 concert in Australia.

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