1. May 11, 2009

    May 11, 2009 12:00 AM EDT – Drummer John Rutsey, formerly of Rush, dies from a diabetes-related heart attack in his sleep at the age of 55. 2006 – Guitarist Dave Baksh announces he is leaving Sum 41 to pursue his career with his second band, Brown Brigade. 2004 – R&B artist John Whitehead of McFadden &…

  2. Guitarist Splits From Sum 41

    May 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sum 41 guitarist Dave Baksh has amicably left the group to concentrate on his own band, Brown Brigade. Sum 41 guitarist Dave Baksh has amicably left the group to concentrate on his own band, Brown Brigade. "He was sick of this whole life and would have more fun playing in his own classic…

  3. Hot Product

    October 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sum 41 There I Was, In The Congo... Sum 41 has dubbed its new Island album "Chuck" in honor of the United Nations representative that facilitated the Canadian rock band's safe evacuation from the Democratic Republic of Congo in May. Sum 41 was in the volatile African nation…

  4. Intense Congo Trip Inspires Sum 41's 'Chuck'

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sum 41 has dubbed its forthcoming album "Chuck" in honor of the United Nations representative that facilitated the Canadian rock band's safe evacuation from the Democratic Republic of Congo in May. Du Sum 41 has dubbed its forthcoming album "Chuck" in honor of the…

  5. Breaking & Entering

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT A look at acts breaking at radio and retail and entering Billboard charts. This week: Sarai, Billy Talent and Josh Turner. A look at the latest acts that are breaking at radio and retail and entering the Billboard charts. ONE OF THE LADIES: The success of Eminem has only left the music…

  6. Sum 41 Readies 'Infected' Release

    November 25, 2002 12:00 AM EST Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. For most people, passing out in a deserted field while large birds peck at your head would be unpleasant. For Sum 41, it was an experience that inspired the title of its latest release, "Does This Look Infected?," due tomorrow (Nov. 26)…