1. March 3, 2009

    March 03, 2009 2:40 PM EST – R.E.M. drummer Bill Berry undergoes successful brain surgery. Berry collapsed due to a brain aneurysm during a concert in Switzerland. 1994 – Kurt Cobain of Nirvana lapses into a coma in Rome after overdosing on Rohypnol and champagne. 1986 – Singer Stacie Orrico is born in Seattle.…

  2. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the…

  3. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert dies today of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. 2006 - Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert dies today of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. 2003 -…

  4. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer is in a 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of…

  5. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at his Ojai, Calif. home after a long illness. He is 82. Bernstein wrote the music for more than 200 films and television s 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at his Ojai,…

  6. Courtney Love Sued Over Nirvana Catalog Sale

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A business management and accounting firm sued Courtney Love for nearly $1 million yesterday (July 22), claiming she failed to pay them a share of profits from the sale of Nirvana's publishing catalog A business management and accounting firm sued Courtney Love for nearly $1 million…

  7. Behind The Scenes At Sub Pop 20

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Is director Cameron Crowe a secret Sub Pop A&R man? During "the Grunge Years," the former Rolling Stone scribe gave us "Singles," a valentine to the Seattle scene with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Je Is director Cameron Crowe a secret Sub Pop A&R man? During …

  8. Vaselines, Mudhoney Rock Sub Pop 20 Bash

    July 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the first day of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary bash at Seattle's Marymoor Park. They just happened to be by the Vaselines. The shambling Scottish duo, so greatly loved b Sure, there were Nirvana songs on the first day of Sub Pop's 20th anniversary…

  9. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly after his death in 1977, thereby breaking a quarter-century-long stalemate with the Beatles for the most chart 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time since shortly…

  10. The Vaselines Reunite For Festival Dates

    May 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Scottish indie rock act the Vaselines -- whose music was covered in the 1990s by Nirvana -- has reunited for two upcoming festival performances. Scottish indie rock act the Vaselines -- whose music was covered in the 1990s by Nirvana -- has reunited for two upcoming festival performances.…

  11. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai. 2006 - The Rolling Stones play their first-ever concert in China with a gig in Shanghai. 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while performing at a concert with Buena Vista Social Club…

  12. Sons & Daughters

    April 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A few of us jump a taxi cab to the hotel for a wash of the undercarriage, and on the way back we meet a cab driver who tells us exactly who really knocked down the twin towers with planes. We travel beyond the night into morning, and arrive in Atlanta in the early hours. We fall sleepily out…

  13. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "Peacekeeper," on the NBC series "Third Watch." The song, which premieres at the end of the episode, is off the group's album "Say You Will. 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, …

  14. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyrotechnic ignites soundproofing foam around the stage. The fire quickly spreads, killing 97 an 2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The…

  15. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the United States. The act, comprised of Ami Onuki and Yumi Yoshimura, fronts an initiative to encourage Americans 2006 - The Japanese government names female pop duo Puffy as goodwill ambassadors to the…

  16. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the Palace at Auburn Hills (Mich.) to benefit Habitat for Humanity. The Country Cares concert is presented by Detroit 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie Underwood perform a holiday show at the…

  17. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert dies today of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. 2006 - Popular R&B singer Gerald Levert dies today of a heart attack in his hometown of Cleveland. The artist turned 40 years old in July. 2003 -…

  18. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of Queens, N.Y. Two suspects are reportedly buzzed into Mizell's area recording studio where the rap pioneer is in a 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) is shot dead in the Jamaica section of…

  19. Nirvana's 'Unplugged' Finally Heading To DVD

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Nirvana's Nov. 18, 1993, "MTV Unplugged" taping will make its DVD debut Nov. 20 via Universal Music Enterprises. "MTV Unplugged in New York" was released Nov. 1, 1994, on CD, the first Nirvana product Nirvana's Nov. 18, 1993, "MTV Unplugged" taping will…

  20. Smashing Pumpkins / Sept. 30, 2007 / Morrison, Colo. (Red Rocks)

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT When they first emerged into the spotlight with 1993's great "Siamese Dream," Smashing Pumpkins struggled to stay surprising. Singer/songwriter/auteur Billy Corgan, like Springsteen or Prince in his o When they first emerged into the spotlight with 1993's great "…

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