1. 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…

  2. This Day in Music

    April 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2000 - </b>Sean "Puffy" Combs cancels a sold-out appearance at London's Wembley stadium. The show is the planned finale of the rapper's European tour. Fans are not offered an explanation for the ca 2001 - Violinist Pedro Depestre Gonzales, 55, dies while…

  3. Langford's Art Skewers Neo-Nashville

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. Sebastian. It's an arresting image: Hank Williams, wild-eyed and skeletal, pierced with arrows like the Christian martyr St. Sebastian. This astonishing graphic and…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 24, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1998 - </b>Despite a slight mix up in introduction, Elton John is honored to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II. Even though he is announced as "Sir John Elton," the singer maintains "They 2003 - Veteran rock band Fleetwood Mac previews a new song, "…

  5. This Day in Music

    February 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1996 - </b>Composer Toru Takemitsu dies at the age of 66.<br clear="none"/><br clear="none"/> 2003 - Tragedy strikes at a Great White show at West Warwick, Rhode Island nightclub The Station when a pyrotechnic ignites soundproofing foam around…

  6. This Day in Music

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Trisha Yearwood gets a special proposal on the same stage where she was married in 1994. After Yearwood, making a guest appearance on the historic Ryman Auditorium stage, finishes her fi 2002 - Dido finds her nomination for a best British newcomer Brit Award revoked…

  7. Tad Planning Two Grunge-Heavy Releases

    December 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST The group hasn't issued a new album since 1995's "Infrared Riding Hood," but Tad's ex-members are readying several projects. Although not as well known as its colleagues in the Seattle '90s rock revolution, Tad released such favorites as 1991's "8-Way…

  8. This Day in Music

    December 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2000 - </b>Sting receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The former Police frontman's star (No. 2,168) is revealed in front of the El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in a ceremony att 2004 - Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott is…

  9. Courtney Love Released From Rehab Center

    November 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Courtney Love, who was confined to a lock-down substance abuse center earlier this year after violating her probation, can leave the facility for an outpatient program, a Los Angeles judge ruled on Fr Courtney Love, who was confined to a lock-down substance abuse center earlier this year…

  10. This Day in Music

    November 10, 2005 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…

  11. This Day in Music

    October 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <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)…

  12. ROOM FULL OF MIRRORS: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix

    September 29, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Kurt Cobain’s biographer takes on the great rock guitarist’s legacy and misses the mark. Kurt Cobain’s biographer takes on the great rock guitarist’s legacy and misses the mark. Cross, former editor of the Seattle alternative weekly The Rocket, reached bestseller lists with his biography of…

  13. Track List Set For Nirvana Compilation

    September 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT “Sliver: The Best of the Box” will arrive Nov. 1 via Geffen/UME and is led by three previously unreleased tracks. The track list has been revealed for the upcoming Nirvana compilation first reported here earlier this week. “Sliver: The Best of the Box” will arrive Nov. 1 via Geffen/UME and is…

  14. New Nirvana Compilation On The Way

    September 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Just in time for the holidays, DGC has set a Nov. 1 release date for a new Nirvana compilation. Just in time for the holidays, DGC has set a Nov. 1 release date for a new Nirvana compilation. "Sliver: The Best of the Box" rounds up highlights from the last year's boxed set …

  15. Love Avoids Jail, Sentenced To Rehab

    September 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A subdued Courtney Love, clutching a copy of Bob Dylan's autobiography, was sentenced on Friday in Los Angeles to 180 days in jail for violating her probation, but will serve her time in a live-in dru A subdued Courtney Love, clutching a copy of Bob Dylan's autobiography, was…

  16. Courtney Love Ordered Into Drug Rehab

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Courtney Love tearfully admitted using drugs in violation of her probation terms today (Aug. 19) in Los Angeles. The rocker-actress was ordered into a 28-day drug treatment program by a judge who said Courtney Love tearfully admitted using drugs in violation of her probation terms today (Aug.…

  17. This Day in Music

    August 18, 2005 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…

  18. Book: Hendrix Used Gay Ruse To Avoid Vietnam

    August 01, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Jimi Hendrix might have stayed in the Army. He might have been sent to Vietnam. Instead, he pretended he was gay. Jimi Hendrix might have stayed in the Army. He might have been sent to Vietnam. Instead, he pretended he was gay. And with that, he was discharged from the 101st Airborne in 1962,…

  19. This Day in Music

    June 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT <b>2002 - </b>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 mos 2002 - Elvis Presley reappears on the U.K. singles chart for the first time…

  20. Hot Product

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Foo Fighters Foo Times 2 Try as he might, Foo Fighters leader Dave Grohl just can't write a song without a strong melody. "That's the bain of my existence," he says with a laugh. "I'd love to write Motorhead and Slayer songs all day long. I love writing riffs and…

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