Disturbed, Taproot Wield Live 'Weapon'

Disturbed, Taproot Wield Live 'Weapon'

Disturbed, Taproot, Chevelle and Unloco take center stage on the upcoming Intoxication/Reprise Records release of "Music as a Weapon II," a live CD recorded on the bands' spring tour of that same name. The album will be released Nov. 18 in two versions, a CD and a CD/DVD combo set.
Pearl Jam To Rock California Cancer Benefit

Pearl Jam To Rock California Cancer Benefit

Pearl Jam will play a "mostly acoustic" show Oct. 28 at the Santa Barbara Bowl in Santa Barbara, Calif. All proceeds will benefit the Louis Warschaw Prostate Cancer Center at Cedars-Sinai Hospital.
Wyclef Hospitalized With Food Poisoning

Wyclef Hospitalized With Food Poisoning

Wyclef Jean has been hospitalized for exhaustion and dehydration after becoming ill from food poisoning, a J Records spokesperson said today.
'Baby Boy' Fends Off Singles Chart Challenges

'Baby Boy' Fends Off Singles Chart Challenges

"Baby Boy" from Beyoncé featuring Sean Paul is showing no signs of relinquishing its hold on the top of Billboard's Hot 100. The second chart-topper from Beyoncé's debut Columbia album, "Dangerously in Love," holds the No. 1 position on the chart for a fourth-straight week.
Bruce Recovering From Liver Transplant

Bruce Recovering From Liver Transplant

Former Cream member Jack Bruce is recovering from complications from liver transplant surgery. Following the successful Sept. 19 procedure, the musician's body rejected the new organ, and infection and kidney failure brought him close to death, according to his family.
Former Kiss Guitarist Kulick Shot

Former Kiss Guitarist Kulick Shot

Former Kiss Guitarist Bruce Kulick was shot in the leg when a man opened fire outside a West Hollywood, Calif., nightclub early today (Oct. 16), police said.
The Prodigy Eyes 2004 Return

The Prodigy Eyes 2004 Return

Electronica act the Prodigy is finally starting to firm up information about its long-awaited follow-up to 1997's "The Fat of the Land."
Trick Daddy Faces Trial On Drug Charges

Trick Daddy Faces Trial On Drug Charges

Rapper Trick Daddy will go to trial in December in Miami on drug possession, assault and weapons charges and will remain under house arrest until then, a judge ruled yesterday (Oct. 15).
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John Lennon Musical Heads To Broadway

John Lennon Musical Heads To Broadway

Imagine a Broadway musical based on songs by John Lennon -- Yoko Ono has, and today (Oct. 15), producers announced she has given the go-ahead for a show using her late husband's work.
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2000 - For the fourth time in its storied career, U2 have a U.K. No. 1 single, after "Beautiful Day" surprisingly outsells Robbie Williams' and Kylie Minogue's "Kids" to take the top place on the new sales chart.

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