Recorded under the name Roadrunner United, the project contains all-new tracks crafted by 57 hard rock and heavy metal artists from 45 of the label's past and present bands, including Slipknot, Coal Chamber, Glassjaw and Sepultura.
1998 - The 7-year-old son of Grammy-winning producer Bill Bottrell falls to his death from a cliff on the Mendocino County coast in Northern California. Bottrell's son, William, wanders away late in the afternoon and is later found at the bottom of the cliff. Bottrell won a Grammy for producing Sheryl Crow's 1994 "All I Wanna Do."
1998 - Indian students stage a Peace Festival in Mumbai for the anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing to protest their country's recent nuclear weapons testing. Peace Together 98, on the campus lawns of St. Andrews College in the Mumbai suburb of Bandra, India features free performances from top Hindi pop artists such as Lucky Ali, Sagarika, Mehnaaz, Uday Benega, and Vikas Bhalla.
Jimi Hendrix's closing performance at Woodstock on Aug. 18, 1969, is arguably one of the most iconic moments in rock history, but it has never been commercially available in its entirety. That will change on Sept. 13, when Universal Music and Experience Hendrix release the DVD "Jimi Hendrix -- Live at Woodstock." The project comes out a day earlier in the U.K.
Representing the best of both worlds, Usher and 50 Cent tied for top winner at the Billboard-American Urban Radio Networks (AURN) 2005 R&B/Hip-Hop Awards show. The popular R&B and rap/hip-hop artists each earned three statuettes. Tied at two awards each were Mario and Alicia Keys. Jonathan "Lil' Jon" Smith, who led the field of finalists with five nods, earned kudos as top R&B/hip-hop producer.