New Law Passed To Block Concert Suicide

New Law Passed To Block Concert Suicide

The St. Petersburg, Fla., city council passed a law today (Sept. 29) designed to scuttle a rock group's plans to feature an onstage suicide.
'Later' Sets Giants Loose On DVD

'Later' Sets Giants Loose On DVD

In a music TV world seemingly dominated by "reality" talent shows, the British program "Later ... With Jools Holland" is an anachronism.
BRAND NEW

BRAND NEW

Currently out on the road with emo poster boy Chris Carrabba's band Dashboard Confessional, it's easy to lump Brand New in with that scene. And while it can't be a bad thing to be identified within such a popular trend, the band is also striving to establish itself independently.
Britney, Justin Sign On For 'SNL'

Britney, Justin Sign On For 'SNL'

Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake will appear as musical guests in the coming weeks on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," according to a spokesperson for the show. Spears will perform on the Oct. 18 episode, to be hosted by Halle Berry. Timberlake will serve as both the host and musical guest on the show's Oct. 11 edition.
Tunes On TV

Tunes On TV

Music-related TV listings for Sept. 29-Oct. 5, 2003.
Wheat Makes Major-Label Jump

Wheat Makes Major-Label Jump

Boston-based rock outfit Wheat will release its Aware/Columbia debut, "Per Second, Per Second, Per Second ... Every Second" on Nov. 4. The set was produced by Dave Fridmann (Mercury Rev, Flaming Lips), who was behind the boards for Wheat's acclaimed 1999 Sugar Free album "Hope & Adams."
This Day in Music

This Day in Music

2002 - Jazz pianist Ellis Larkins dies of pneumonia in Baltimore. He is 79. As a vocal accompanist, Larkins backed Ella Fitzgerald on two celebrated albums in the '50s; he also worked with Mildred Bailey, Joe Williams, and Helen Humes.
Air Fires Up 'Talkie Walkie'

Air Fires Up 'Talkie Walkie'

French electronica duo Air will release its next studio album, "Talkie Walkie," Jan. 27 via Astralwerks.
Great White Drummer In Three-Car Wreck

Great White Drummer In Three-Car Wreck

The drummer for Great White, the rock band associated with a deadly Rhode Island nightclub fire, was involved in a three-vehicle accident a few hours before a concert Saturday in Allentown, Pa
MusicMatch Bows Download Store

MusicMatch Bows Download Store

MusicMatch will announce today (Sept. 29) that it is launching an a la carte download service for the Windows Media platform.

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