2004 - Radiohead is forced to cancel its show in Melbourne after lead singer Thom Yorke develops severe problems with his voice. A local specialist diagnoses Yorke with hoarseness of voice, a significant upper airway infection and associated heavy inflammation of his vocal chords.
Pearl Jam will embark on a 15-date tour of Canada this fall, on which it will debut material intended for its as-yet-untitled new studio album. The trek, which was hinted at in a recent newsletter to members of the band's Ten Club fan association, will begin Sept. 2 in Vancouver and wrap Sept. 24 in St. John's, Newfoundland.
Fantasia will take part in her first major U.S. tour this summer. The "American Idol" season three champion will open for Motown artist Kem beginning June 8 at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis. The three-week, 16-date run will wrap July 1 in Atlanta.
A travel agent testifying under immunity in Michael Jackson's child molestation trial said today (April 26) she booked a flight to Brazil for the family of the pop star's accuser at the request of one of the singer's business associates.