1. This Day in Music

    April 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1993 - </b>One of rock'n'roll's preeminent guitarists and producers, Mick Ronson, 46, dies of cancer of the liver in London. Ronson, aside from his solo credits, is probably best known for his guit 2004 - Buddy Guy and Etta James are the big winners at the W.C.…

  2. Silver Jews / March 18, 2006 / New York (Webster Hall)

    March 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST David Berman has been through hell. Severe bouts of depression coupled with drugs and booze eventually led to a suicide attempt and then repeated stints in rehab. So it wouldn't be too much to call se David Berman has been through hell. Severe bouts of depression coupled with drugs and…

  3. Pixies Planning One More Summer Tour

    March 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Two years since they reformed for the first time in more than a decade, the Pixies will reactivate for seven European shows in July. What happens after that is anybody's guess, according to guitarist Two years since they reformed for the first time in more than a decade, the Pixies will…

  4. Documentary Goes Inside Pixies Reunion

    March 10, 2006 12:00 AM EST "loudQuietloud: A Film About the Pixies" will premiere Sunday (March 12) during the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas. "loudQuietloud: A Film About the Pixies" will premiere Sunday (March 12) during the South by Southwest film festival in Austin, Texas.…

  5. Frank Black Fashions Double Album

    March 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST The double-disc "Fastman/Raiderman" will arrive June 20 via Back Porch/EMI and is the follow-up to 2005's "Honeycomb," which debuted at No. 11 on Billboard's Heatseekers chart. As tipped here last October, Frank Black has wrapped work on a new solo album. The…

  6. Gary Glitter Sentenced To Three Years In Prison

    March 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST A Vietnamese court today (March 3) sentenced former British glam rocker Gary Glitter to three years in prison for molesting two Vietnamese girls, with the judge condemning him for "disgusting and sick A Vietnamese court today (March 3) sentenced former British glam rocker Gary Glitter to…

  7. This Day in Music

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>Tony McCarroll, the drummer fired by British rock band Oasis, settles his legal action against the group - but for far less than the millions legal experts had predicted. Tony McCarroll, 2003 - Hank Ballard, the R&B star who originated the dance hit "The…

  8. Gary Glitter Facing Seven Years In Jail

    March 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST Faded British rocker Gary Glitter faces up to seven years in a Vietnamese prison if found guilty of child molestation charges this week in southern Vietnam. Faded British rocker Gary Glitter faces up to seven years in a Vietnamese prison if found guilty of child molestation charges this week…

  9. Billboard Bits: Black Sabbath, Garcia, Brookville

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST News on Black Sabbath, Jerry Garcia, Brookville Warner Bros./Rhino will celebrate Black Sabbath's induction into the Rock and Hall of Fame with "Greatest Hits 1970-1978," due March 14, the day after the ceremony. The 16-track set is drawn exclusively from the eight studio…

  10. GREAT PRETENDERS: My Strange Love Affair with '50s Pop Music

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former Newsweek music critic Karen Schoemer checks out some singers of the pop tunes of the '50s and, surprised to discover that their records were not a waste of vinyl, finds love in the kitsch. Former Newsweek music critic Karen Schoemer checks out some singers of the pop tunes of the …

  11. Great White Manager Changes Plea To Guilty

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST The former manager of rock act Great White has agreed to plead guilty to 100 counts of involuntary manslaughter stemming from a deadly 2003 nightclub fire, a judge said today (Jan .31). The former manager of rock act Great White has agreed to plead guilty to 100 counts of involuntary…

  12. On TV

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 9-15, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 9 "Attack of the Show," G4 Featured artist(s): Project 86 (also scheduled: Uwe Boll). "Influenc'd: Green Day," Fuse Featured artist(s): Green Day, Hawthorne Heights, blink-182, Bayside/Name Taken, Taking Back…

  13. Glitter Formerly Charged With Obscene Acts

    January 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST Former British rocker Gary Glitter was formally charged today (Dec. 6) with committing obscene acts with two girls aged 10 and 11 at a Vietnamese resort town, prosecutors said. Former British rocker Gary Glitter was formally charged today (Dec. 6) with committing obscene acts with two girls…

  14. Keys To The Rain: The Definitive Bob Dylan Encyclopedia

    January 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST An encyclopedic sourcebook on one of the 20th century's most important artists, "Keys to the Rain" completely chronicles Bob Dylan's recorded work. Author Oliver Trager discusses of all of his officia "Blowin' in the Wind" (Bob Dylan) aka "Blowing in…

  15. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). "Inked: Rockers & Ribbons," A&E…

  16. Glitter Paid To Ensure Cooperation

    December 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Gary Glitter paid $4,000 to ensure the cooperation in his legal case of the families of Vietnamese girls he is accused of sexually abusing. Gary Glitter paid $4,000 to ensure the cooperation in his legal case of the families of Vietnamese girls he is accused of sexually abusing. The once…

  17. Vietnam Completes Gary Glitter Probe

    December 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Police in southern Vietnam have completed investigation into former British rocker Gary Glitter's alleged obscene acts with a child, his attorney said today (Dec. 26). Police in southern Vietnam have completed investigation into former British rocker Gary Glitter's alleged obscene…

  18. Grand National Album Coming To North America

    December 13, 2005 12:00 AM EST U.K. rock act Grand National's acclaimed 2004 debut, "Kicking the National Habit," will finally see North American release Feb. 21 via Recall Records, which issued the album in France last year. U.K. rock act Grand National's acclaimed 2004 debut, "Kicking the…

  19. This Day in Music

    December 12, 2005 12:00 AM EST <b>1999 - </b>The late Notorious B.I.G.'s legacy lives on as the rapper's second posthumous album, "Born Again," sells more than 485,000 copies in its first week in stores to bump living superstar Cel 2004 - Music veteran Bert Reid dies at St. Vincent's…

  20. Vietnam Considering Bail For Glitter

    November 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Vietnam is considering releasing British rocker Gary Glitter, who has been charged with child molestation, on bail but he will not be allowed to leave the country, a state official said today (Nov. 29 Vietnam is considering releasing British rocker Gary Glitter, who has been charged with…

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