1. 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 "…

  2. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2007 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,…

  3. Elvis Managers Plan Graceland Overhaul

    July 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The thousands of Elvis Presley fans descending on Memphis for the 30th anniversary of his death Aug. 16 won't see much sign of it, but plans are moving along for big-time changes at Graceland. The thousands of Elvis Presley fans descending on Memphis for the 30th anniversary of his death…

  4. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2007 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…

  5. Love Plans To Sell Cobain's Belongings

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love, widow of Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain, says she plans to sell most of his belongings. "I'm going to have a Christie's auction," Love, 42, tells AOL music Web site Spinner.com. "(My house) Courtney Love, widow of Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain, says she plans…

  6. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2007 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…

  7. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2007 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, …

  8. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2007 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…

  9. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2007 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…

  10. Judge Dismisses Three Cases Against Courtney Love

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Sobbing with joy, Courtney Love thanked a judge Monday after he terminated her probation and dismissed three misdemeanor cases, including two drug-related charges. Sobbing with joy, Courtney Love thanked a judge Monday after he terminated her probation and dismissed three misdemeanor cases,…

  11. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Aimee Mann headlines a Seattle "release party" for Sub Pop's "Badlands: A Tribute To Bruce Springsteen's Nebraska," issued the month before. Mann is joined by fellow contributors Damien 2005 - Martina McBride, LeAnn Rimes and Carrie…

  12. 'VH1 Rock Docs' Sign Up Love, NYC, Air Guitar

    November 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love, the cultural explosion of New York circa 1977 and the Air Guitar Championships are among the subjects of five feature-length documentaries set to air on VH1 part of its "VH1 Rock Docs" Courtney Love, the cultural explosion of New York circa 1977 and the Air Guitar…

  13. THE MELVINS, "A Senile Animal"

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST From Mr. Bungle's Trevor Dunn to Kevin Rutmanis of the Cows to Shirley Temple's granddaughter, the Melvins have seen quite a cast of characters pass through their ranks over the course of 20-odd years From Mr. Bungle's Trevor Dunn to Kevin Rutmanis of the Cows to Shirley Temple…

  14. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>Country singer Chalee Tennison marries guitarist Mark Gillespie following a three-year courtship. The marriage is Tennison's fourth and Gillespie's first.<br clear="none"/><br clear="non 2003 - The paperback edition of late Nirvana…

  15. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Intel cybercasts the 13th annual Bridge School Benefit concert. The show features performances by the Who, Pearl Jam, and Brian Wilson, among others.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2002 - Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell)…

  16. Cobain Bests Elvis As Top-Earning Dead Celeb

    October 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Elvis Presley has ceded his crown to Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain on Forbes.com's list as the top-earning dead celebrity. Elvis Presley has ceded his crown to Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain on Forbes.com's list as the top-earning dead celebrity. The list, published yesterday …

  17. Nirvana Concert Film Making DVD Debut

    October 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Nirvana concert film "Live! Tonight! Sold Out!" will make its DVD debut Nov. 7 via Geffen. Originally issued on VHS in 1994, the release was conceived by Kurt Cobain as a way to anthologize Nirvan The Nirvana concert film "Live! Tonight! Sold Out!" will make its DVD…

  18. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>DMX and Lauryn Hill are the big winners at the 1999 Source Hip-Hop Awards at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. DMX goes home with artist and live performer of the year, while Hill takes 2004 - Academy Award-winning film composer Elmer Bernstein dies in his sleep at…

  19. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Online sheet music seller Sunhawk Corp. signs a multiyear agreement with Warner Bros. Publications to sell Warner-owned sheet music via the Internet. By logging onto the Sunhawk Web Site 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time…

  20. Näshville Rock City

    April 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As Bon Jovi wins its first CMT Award and locks keep getting longer in Nashville, a former hair-metal junkie investigates. Turn on CMT and wait for a video by Keith Urban, Jack Ingram, Big and Rich or Rockie Lynne. Mute the volume. Now unearth your '80s hair-metal collection from the…

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