1. This Day in Music

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST - Blues saxophonist A.C. Reed dies in Chicago of complications from cancer. He is 77. Born Aaron Corthen in Wardell, Mo., Reed moved to Chicago in 1942, where he took up the sax and studied at th 2004 - Blues saxophonist A.C. Reed dies in Chicago of complications from cancer. He is 77.…

  2. Rock Veterans Pledge 'Love' For Cancer Charity

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joining two-dozen other participants, members of the Alarm, the Stray Cats, English Beat and the Cult made their way up the 1,576 steps of the Empire State Building in New York this morning (April 16) Joining two-dozen other participants, members of the Alarm, the Stray Cats, English Beat and…

  3. This Day in Music

    February 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST - Blues saxophonist A.C. Reed dies in Chicago of complications from cancer. He is 77. Born Aaron Corthen in Wardell, Mo., Reed moved to Chicago in 1942, where he took up the sax and studied at th 2004 - Blues saxophonist A.C. Reed dies in Chicago of complications from cancer. He is 77.…

  4. This Day in Music

    February 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>The Artist Formerly Known as Prince files a copyright and trademark infringement lawsuit against nine Web sites, with allegations that include selling bootlegged recordings and offering 2004 - Blues saxophonist A.C. Reed dies in Chicago of complications from cancer.…

  5. Alarm Frontman Fights Cancer

    December 27, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Alarm's Mike Peters has begun chemotherapy treatments for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. "The good news is that although my illness is not curable, it is treatable," he says, relaying his doctor's Mike Peters has begun chemotherapy treatments for Chronic Lymphocytic…

  6. Mike Peters

    November 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST Life is great when the unexpected happens and expectations are met and exceed. Let's do it... Thursday 27th October-Portsmouth Arrived at Portsmouth Wedgewood Rooms around 4:30 p.m. Spent the remainder of the afternoon in the dressing room working on the Alarm b-side songs. Managed to…

  7. Mike Peters

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Dead Men walk into a recording studio for the first time and the results are even better than expected. Mike Peters Thursday 6th October-Cleethorpes A drive out to the East Coast, Cleethorpes and the fresh sea air. Jim and I take a walk down the beach and into the small town.…

  8. Billboard Bits: Vandross, Hawley, Big Al Downing & More

    July 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT News on Luther Vandross, Richard Hawley, Big Al Downing, Mike Peters, Chapman Funeral services for Luther Vandross will be held Friday (July 8) at New York's Riverside Church (490 Riverside Drive) at noon. The artist died Friday at John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Edison, N.J., two…

  9. This Day in Music

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>2004 - </b>Blues saxophonist A.C. Reed dies in Chicago of complications from cancer. He is 77. Born Aaron Corthen in Wardell, Mo., Reed moved to Chicago in 1942, where he took up the sax and studie 2004 - Blues saxophonist A.C. Reed dies in Chicago of complications from cancer.…

  10. The Alarm's Ruse Inspires Film

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST A single/video stunt staged by the Alarm last year will serve as the premise of a forthcoming film to be made by the producer of "Shrek." A single/video stunt staged by the Alarm last year will serve as the premise of a forthcoming film to be made by the producer of "Shrek.…

  11. Billboard Bits: Pete Rock, Newton-John, Mike Peters

    August 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT News on Pete Rock, Newton-John, Mike Peters Veteran hip-hop producer Pete Rock is in the studio working on a new album, "Soul Survivor 2," for London-based BBE. Due in early 2004, the album will feature appearances by Talib Kweli, Angie Stone, Jill Scott, Little Brother and Big…

  12. This Day in Music

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM EST <b>2001 - </b>The Fox Network's hit animated series "The Simpsons" continues its tradition of featuring musical guests in an episode titled "New Kids On The Blecch," in which the members of 'N Sync ad 2001 - The Fox Network's hit animated series …

  13. Peters Sounds Alarm For 20th Anniversary

    May 02, 2001 12:00 AM EDT The Alarm's Mike Peters will mark the 20th anniversary of his former band with the Alarm Anniversary World Tour. The solo acoustic jaunt will touch down for a pair of dates May 15-16 in Rome and a hom The Alarm's Mike Peters will mark the 20th anniversary of his former band with the…

  14. Billboard Bits: B.E.A.M., Sizzlin' Country, Carrack

    March 20, 2001 12:00 AM EST News on Matthew Sweet, Pat DiNizio, Jim Beam, Sizzlin' Country, Jessica Andrews, Billy Gilman, Paul Carrack Matthew Sweet will join Smithereens frontman Pat DiNizio as co-chairman of Jim Beam's B.E.A.M. advisory board, a program which awards a total of $100,000 in grant money to up…

  15. Peters Plans Slate Of U.S. Alarm 2001 Shows

    March 19, 2001 12:00 AM EST Former Alarm singer/guitarist Mike Peters will launch a brief U.S. club tour next month under the moniker Alarm 2001, as the precursor to some more extensive plans. The run will kick off April 5 in We Former Alarm singer/guitarist Mike Peters will launch a brief U.S. club tour next month…