1. Victims File Negligence Suit Over Club Fire

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Attorneys for 226 victims of the Station club fire in West Warwick, R.I., and their families filed a 70-count lawsuit yesterday (July 22) in Providence Superior Court. Attorneys for 226 victims of the Station club fire in West Warwick, R.I., and their families filed a 70-count lawsuit…

  2. Judge Won't Suspend Courtney Love Warrant

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Los Angeles judge yesterday (July 22) refused to suspend the warrant he issued nearly two weeks ago for Courtney Love, denying her bid to return to California to face an assault charge without fear A Los Angeles judge yesterday (July 22) refused to suspend the warrant he issued nearly two…

  3. Rhino Box Surveys Fertile '80s Underground

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The fertile alternative and college scenes of the 1980s that fueled the commercial modern rock explosion of the following decade are the basis for Rhino's latest comprehensive musical survey. Due Oct. The fertile alternative and college scenes of the 1980s that fueled the commercial…

  4. Saliva Plans Its 'Sickest' Disc Yet

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Saliva will release its third major label album, "Survival of the Sickest," Aug. 17 via Island. Produced by Paul Ebersold (Riddlin Kids, 3 Doors Down), the 13-track set marks a different approach to r Saliva will release its third major label album, "Survival of the Sickest,…

  5. CBS' Moonves Vows To Fight Proposed Fine

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT If the FCC slaps CBS' owned and operated stations with a fine for the Janet Jackson breast-baring incident during the Super Bowl telecast, CBS will fight back in court, Viacom co-president and co-chie If the FCC slaps CBS' owned and operated stations with a fine for the Janet…

  6. 'For Dummies' Brand Makes Smart Move To CD

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Superb Records hopes to duplicate the success of the For Dummies book series with its Music for Dummies CDs. Each set compiles chart-topping hits in a given genre and contains information about the fe Superb Records hopes to duplicate the success of the For Dummies book series with its Music…

  7. L.A. Court To Sentence Love In Absentia

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love, hospitalized in New York after one of the more turbulent weeks in her troubled life, will not have to appear in a Los Angeles court today (July 16) for sentencing in one of the five cas Courtney Love, hospitalized in New York after one of the more turbulent weeks in her…

  8. Dave Matthews Debuts On Napster

    July 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Dave Matthews Band is making its entire catalogue -- including its latest live RCA live set "The Gorge" -- available immediately for digital distribution via Napster. Dave Matthews Band is making its entire catalogue -- including its latest live RCA live set "The Gorge" --…

  9. Bjork's Got The Beat On New Album

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Bjork's upcoming album, "Medulla," finds the artist singing over rhythms fashioned by such beatboxers as former Roots member Rahzel, Shlomo and Dokaka. Other guests include Fantomas/Mr. Bungle princip Bjork's upcoming album, "Medulla," finds the artist singing…

  10. Peart's 'Ghost Rider' Heading To Film

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Scabeba Entertainment has acquired the film and television rights to Rush drummer/lyricist Neil Peart's biographical journal "Ghost Rider." Scabeba Entertainment has acquired the film and television rights to Rush drummer/lyricist Neil Peart's biographical journal "…

  11. Love Discharged From NYC Hospital

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love was discharged yesterday (July 12) from Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan where she spent the weekend, according to a person close to the performer. Courtney Love was discharged yesterday (July 12) from Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan where she spent the weekend,…

  12. Be A Pepper: Reba, Smokey In Ad Campaign

    December 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST Continuing its "Be You" campaign, soft drink Dr. Pepper will again tap music stars for its 2004 television advertising plans. Reba McEntire, LeAnn Rimes, Smokey Robinson, B2K, Ana Gabriel and Patricia Continuing its "Be You" campaign, soft drink Dr. Pepper will again tap…

  13. This Day in Music

    December 27, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Sean "Puffy" Combs is arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon when a gun is found in his vehicle after he leaves a chaotic scene at a New York club where three people a 1999 - Sean "Puffy" Combs is arrested and charged with…

  14. CHART BEAT CHAT

    December 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Fred Bronson discusses Madonna, chart methodology and Shania Twain with readers. SOMETHING FAILS? Dear Fred, How would you rate 2003 in terms of chart success for Madonna: a failure or did she do well? Her "American Life" album is considered to be a flop, but it did reach No. 1, it…

  15. Trick Daddy Avoids Jail On Drug Charges

    December 22, 2003 12:00 AM EST Rapper Trick Daddy avoided prison by pleading guilty to cocaine and weapons charges, but he will make 24 free appearances to speak to children about the dangers of guns, AIDS, drugs and violence. Rapper Trick Daddy avoided prison by pleading guilty to cocaine and weapons charges, but he will…

  16. Jackson Charged With Child Molestation

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson was formally charged with child molestation today (Dec. 18) in Santa Maria, Calif., setting the stage for what could become one of the most sensational celebrity trials the world has e Michael Jackson was formally charged with child molestation today (Dec. 18) in Santa Maria,…

  17. Raitt, Earle Tribute NRBQ

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST NRBQ will be the subject of a tribute album, "The Q People," to be released March 9 on Spirithouse Records. It will be the first release from the Boston-based independent label. Artists on "The Q Peop NRBQ will be the subject of a tribute album, "The Q People," to be…

  18. This Day in Music

    December 15, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>R&B entertainer Rufus Thomas dies in a Memphis hospital after a short illness. He is 84. 2001 - R&B entertainer Rufus Thomas dies in a Memphis hospital after a short illness. He is 84. 1999 - Country singer Bryan White and Grand Ole Opry member Bill Anderson…

  19. Breaking & Entering

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Four Tet and Memento. MAKING THE ROUNDS: Fitting somewhere between DJ Shadow and Miles Davis, Kieren Hebden's solo project Four Tet is a virtual jazz band, incorporating all sorts of odd rhythms and…

  20. Edwards Plants CD, DVD On One Disc

    December 02, 2003 12:00 AM EST Select North American retailers are currently carrying Kathleen Edwards' "Live at the Bowery Ballroom" EP. The Rounder Records release is a DVD-Plus disc, which allows for one side of the disc to feat Select North American retailers are currently carrying Kathleen Edwards'…

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