2002 - Country icon Willie Nelson is forced to halt a show at TJ's Tavern in Brownville, Neb., when his nose begins bleeding uncontrollably. Nelson is forced to cancel several shows over the following days to recover from a ruptured blood vessel.
While the original members of Duran Duran make progress on their first studio album since 1983's "Seven and the Ragged Tiger," Capitol has compiled the two-disc DVD video anthology "Greatest," due Nov. 4, Billboard.com has learned.
The Red Hot Chili Peppers have tacked on a fourth leg to their North American tour. New dates begin Oct. 8 with the Flaming Lips and Mike Watt in tow; Watt will be the sole opener on three Canadian dates beginning Oct. 23 in Vancouver.
Cher, Bruce Springsteen, Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac and Aerosmith/Kiss are among the tours that will take the day off Sept. 11, in memory of the 2001 terrorist attacks. Still, some top acts will be playing that night, including R.E.M. and Willie Nelson.