1. 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…

  2. Jackson Seeking To Keep Media At Bay

    July 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Denouncing the motives of the news and entertainment media, Michael Jackson's lawyers asked an appellate court in Los Angeles yesterday (July 19) to refuse an expedited hearing on a media access chall Denouncing the motives of the news and entertainment media, Michael Jackson's…

  3. Biafra Clarifies Legal Position

    July 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jello Biafra says frustration with the U.S. legal system is the reason he and his Alternative Tentacles label dropped their remaining lawsuit against his old Dead Kennedys bandmates. Jello Biafra says frustration with the U.S. legal system is the reason he and his Alternative Tentacles label…

  4. 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,…

  5. Bench Warrant Issued For Courtney Love

    July 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A bench warrant was issued today (July 9) for the arrest of troubled rock star Courtney Love on her 40th birthday. The artist failed to appear in court for arraignment on an assault charge in Los Ange A bench warrant was issued today (July 9) for the arrest of troubled rock star Courtney Love…

  6. 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…

  7. Flea, Morello, Tankian Lead Calif. Grocery Benefit

    December 18, 2003 12:00 AM EST Members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, System Of A Down, Audioslave and Slipknot will take part in a benefit concert for striking Southern California grocery store workers. Tickets for tonight's (Dec. Members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, System Of A Down, Audioslave and Slipknot will…

  8. Supreme Court: Parks Can Sue OutKast

    December 08, 2003 12:00 AM EST The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way today (Dec. 8) for civil rights icon Rosa Parks to proceed with her lawsuit against rap group OutKast over a hit song with her name as its title. The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way today (Dec. 8) for civil rights icon Rosa Parks to proceed with her…

  9. Vince Neil Faces Battery Trial

    November 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST An April 22 trial date has been set in Dayton, Nev., Justice Court for former Motley Crue singer Vince Neil, who is accused of battery on a prostitute at a Nevada brothel. Neil is charged with misdeme An April 22 trial date has been set in Dayton, Nev., Justice Court for former Motley Crue…

  10. Lawyer: Jackson Secretly Taped On Jet

    November 26, 2003 12:00 AM EST Michael Jackson has been granted a court order against XtraJet, an aircraft company that was attempting to sell a videotape made of the star as he flew from Las Vegas to California last week. Michael Jackson has been granted a court order against XtraJet, an aircraft company that was…

  11. The Forever Changes Concert

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Love's 1967 album, "Forever Changes," has long been considered one of the crowning achievements of psychedelic rock, if not rock itself. Love's 1967 album, "Forever Changes," has long been considered one of the crowning achievements of psychedelic rock, if not…

  12. . . . And Serenity

    November 01, 2003 12:00 AM EST Sony's key classical catalog hit of last year wasn't produced by Sony Classical but rather Sony Legacy, the division responsible for state-of-the-art reissues of Robert Johnson, Miles Davis, Billie Ho Sony's key classical catalog hit of last year wasn't produced by Sony…

  13. Mills, Sobule, Riley Join 'Truth' Tour

    October 30, 2003 12:00 AM EST R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, singer/songwriter Jill Sobule and Boots Riley of rap act the Coup will join select dates on the Tell Us the Truth tour, which kicks off Nov. 7 in Madison, Wis. R.E.M.'s Mike Mills, singer/songwriter Jill Sobule and Boots Riley of rap act the Coup will join…

  14. Earle, Bragg, Morello Set Tour Plans

    October 09, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The trek begins Nov. 7-8 at the National Conference on Media Reform in Madison, Wis., and will wrap Nov. 24 in Washington, D.C. Dates have been unveiled for the politically minded Tell Us the Truth Tour, which, as first reported here , will feature Steve Earle, Billy Bragg, Lester Chambers…

  15. Underworld

    September 13, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The album that accompanied "The Crow" captured the dark, industrial tone of that hit 1994 film and set a standard for soundtracks of a gothic nature. The album that accompanied "The Crow" captured the dark, industrial tone of that hit 1994 film and set a standard for…

  16. Morning Light

    August 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Organic house music may not be the flavor du jour on most dancefloors, but that does not prevent Atlanta-based producer/composer Chris Brann from pressing on. Organic house music may not be the flavor du jour on most dancefloors, but that does not prevent Atlanta-based producer/composer Chris…

  17. Bobby Brown In Jail Until Tomorrow

    August 26, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Singer Bobby Brown will remain in an Atlanta-area jail until a court appearance tomorrow (Aug. 27), DeKalb County officials said. Brown has been in the county jail since his Friday arrest for violatin Singer Bobby Brown will remain in an Atlanta-area jail until a court appearance tomorrow …

  18. Billboard Bits: Metallica, Simon/Taylor, Jewel, Elbow

    August 20, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Metallica, Simon/Taylor, Jewel, Elbow Metallica will cram into New York's 500-capacity Bowery Ballroom on Aug. 29 for a show open only to fans who will win tickets from local radio station WXRX (K-Rock). The station will begin distributing tickets Friday (Aug. 22). As previously…

  19. Brothel Incident Nets Neil An Assault Charge

    August 04, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Former Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has been charged with misdemeanor battery for allegedly attacking a prostitute at a brothel last month, a Dayton, Nev., prosecutor said. Former Motley Crue singer Vince Neil has been charged with misdemeanor battery for allegedly attacking a prostitute at…

  20. Bill Would Put Internet Song Swappers In Jail

    July 17, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Internet users who allow others to copy songs from their hard drives could face prison time under legislation introduced by two Democratic lawmakers yesterday (July 16). The House bill is the stronges Internet users who allow others to copy songs from their hard drives could face prison time…

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