1. 'Dimebag' Darrell Memorial Set For Tonight

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Slain Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott will be saluted with a public memorial service tonight (Dec. 14) at the Convention Center in Arlington, Texas. Slain Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott will be saluted with a public memorial…

  2. Police Search For Motive In Damageplan Shooting

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST Police say they may never know why Nathan Gale charged the stage at a Damageplan show in Columbus, Ohio, and gunned down four people, including former Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott. Some Police Search For Motive In Damageplan Shooting Even at the tattoo parlor, 25-year…

  3. Music Community Mourns For Abbott

    December 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST The music community is reeling in the wake of the onstage murder of Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott at the hands of a gunman earlier this week. The music community is reeling in the wake of the onstage murder of Damageplan/Pantera guitarist "Dimebag"…

  4. Update: Damageplan Guitarist Killed In Shooting

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST A gunman charged onstage at a packed Columbus, Ohio, nightclub at the beginning of a Damageplan concert last night (Dec. 8) and opened fire on the band and the crowd, killing guitarist "Dimebag" Darre A gunman charged onstage at a packed Columbus, Ohio, nightclub at the beginning of…

  5. Ashes of the Wake

    September 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Any metal purist wary of Virginia's Lamb of God making the move to a major label can relax—"Ashes of the Wake" is one of the purest heavy metal albums of the year. Any metal purist wary of Virginia's Lamb of God making the move to a major label can relax—"Ashes of the…

  6. Britney's Debut Tips 14 Million Mark

    August 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As many as 14 million copies of Britney Spears' debut album, "...Baby One More Time," have been put into circulation in the United States. As many as 14 million copies of Britney Spears' debut album, "...Baby One More Time," have been put into circulation in the…

  7. Pantera Members Form Damageplan

    October 31, 2003 12:00 AM EST Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul and guitarist Dimebag Darrell have formed Damageplan. The group's debut, "New Found Power," is due Feb. 10 via Elektra. A spokesperson says Pantera has not broken up but is Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul and guitarist Dimebag Darrell have formed…

  8. MTV2 Headbangers Ball

    October 25, 2003 12:00 AM EDT To celebrate the return of the seminal "Headbangers Ball" series, Roadrunner has wisely packed 40 songs on a double-CD; it retails for the price of a single disc. To celebrate the return of the seminal "Headbangers Ball" series, Roadrunner has wisely packed 40 songs on a…

  9. OutKast Leads Nine New Top-20 Chart Entries

    October 01, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a massive week for new releases, OutKast's two-CD set "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" muscles out tough competition from Dave Matthews and Limp Bizkit to bow atop The Billboard 200. The Arista album In a massive week for new releases, OutKast's two-CD set "…

  10. Pantera Gets 'Vulgar' On Best-Of

    July 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Elektra/Rhino has set a Sept. 23 release date for "The Best of Pantera: Far Beyond the Great Southern Cowboys' Vulgar Hits!," a career overview of the renowned Texan metal group. Elektra/Rhino has set a Sept. 23 release date for "The Best of Pantera: Far Beyond the Great…

  11. Hot Product

    May 05, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Other key titles Additional titles hitting stores this week include: -- Acclaimed folk/rock artist Richard Thompson's "The Old Kit Bag" (Cooking Vinyl/spinART). -- Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson's "On and On" (Universal). -- Canadian rock outfit New Pornographers…

  12. Billboard Bits: Watershed Four, Anthrax, Old Settlers

    March 04, 2003 12:00 AM EST News on Watershed Four, Anthrax, Old Settlers Melissa Etheridge and LeAnn Rimes have been added to the Watershed Four Festival, which, as previously reported , will be held Aug. 30-31 in Walkerton, Ontario. Etheridge will perform on the first night along with ZZ Top, Our Lady Peace, Merle…

  13. Tunes On TV

    January 06, 2003 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 6-12, 2003. Monday / Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday / Friday / Saturday / Sunday MONDAY, JAN. 6 VH1 All Access: Celebrity Breakups," VH1 Featured Artists: Naughty By Nature, Salt 'N Pepa, Puff Daddy, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, Billy Bob…

  14. Back Into Your System

    November 23, 2002 12:00 AM EST Saliva's Josey Scott helped keep momentum going for his band during the downtime between albums by notching the smash song "Hero" with Chad Kroeger (featured on the Spider-Man soundtrack). Saliva's Josey Scott helped keep momentum going for his band during the downtime…

  15. Drowning Pool Singer Remembered On DVD

    October 16, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Wind-Up Records is preparing a DVD chronicling the history of hard rock act Drowning Pool, whose singer Dave Williams died of natural causes during the band's stint on this summer's Ozzfest tour. Dubb Wind-Up Records is preparing a DVD chronicling the history of hard rock act…

  16. Iommi Holding Out Hope For New Sabbath Album

    October 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Although Rhino is nearing the release of the first installment in a multi-year Black Sabbath reissue program, the band's next studio album -- the first to feature its classic lineup of Ozzy Osbourne ( Although Rhino is nearing the release of the first installment in a multi-year Black…

  17. Hot Product

    May 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Previewing new albums from Juanes, Thalia, Marc Anthony, Bryan Ferry, and more. On Any Other 'Day' It's a big week for Latin artists, with new albums on the way from Juanes and Thalia. Juanes' "Un Dia Normal" (Surco/Universal) is the follow-up to "Fijate…

  18. Anselmo Hits The Road With Superjoint Ritual

    May 10, 2002 12:00 AM EDT With Pantera on hiatus, singer Philip Anselmo is using the time to explore his musical interests and rock influences for varied projects. Aside from recording with the New Orleans speed-flavored hard With Pantera on hiatus, singer Philip Anselmo is using the time to explore his musical…

  19. Friends, Family Mourn Layne Staley

    April 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT The surviving members of Alice In Chains have broken their silence on the passing of lead singer Layne Staley, who was found dead in his Seattle apartment this weekend with heroin-injection parapherna The surviving members of Alice In Chains have broken their silence on the passing of lead…

  20. Zombie Doubles Up For Ozzfest

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST Rob Zombie will perform two sets on the upcoming Ozzfest tour -- one on the main stage, filling the slot left vacant by the aborted Chris Cornell/Rage Against The Machine project, and the other on the Rob Zombie will perform two sets on the upcoming Ozzfest tour -- one on the main stage,…

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