1. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling from a seventh-story window. He is 24. 2003 - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling from a seventh-story window. He is 24. 2002 - Singer/songwriter Tim Rose dies in London of complications from…

  2. This Day in Music

    September 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - R.E.M. is inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Atlanta. 2006 - R.E.M. is inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in Atlanta. 2005 - A fan-run museum dedicated exclusively to the Ramones opens in Berlin, Germany. 2004 - Izora Rhodes Armstead, one-half of disco/pop acts…

  3. Dylan's 'Newport' Performances Making DVD Debut

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Adding to an already robust slate of Bob Dylan-related releases this fall, Columbia/Legacy will on Oct. 30 release the DVD "The Other Side of the Mirror -- Bob Dylan Live at the Newport Folk Festival Adding to an already robust slate of Bob Dylan-related releases this fall, Columbia…

  4. Great White Fire Defendants Agree To Settle

    September 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Several defendants being sued by relatives of the 100 people killed in a 2003 Rhode Island nightclub fire have tentatively agreed to a $13.5 million settlement, one of the families' lawyers told the A Several defendants being sued by relatives of the 100 people killed in a 2003 Rhode…

  5. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua for alleged income tax evasion. The 55-year-old crooner of such popular songs as "Hasta que te Conoci" and " 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican…

  6. Billboard Bits: Bruce Hornsby, Robert Wyatt, Gucci Mane

    June 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Hornsby will release his first full-length instrumental jazz album, "Camp Meeting," Aug. 7 via Legacy. Bruce Hornsby will release his first full-length instrumental jazz album, "Camp Meeting," Aug. 7 via Legacy. Joined by renowned jazz musicians Christian McBride and…

  7. Counting Crows Touring With Live, Collective Soul

    May 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT In a bill straight out of 1995, Counting Crows will tour minor-league baseball stadiums this summer with support from Live and Collective Soul. Third Eye Blind will also join the lineup for a handful In a bill straight out of 1995, Counting Crows will tour minor-league baseball stadiums this…

  8. The Cat Empire

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Cat Empire is neither feline nor an empire, but with a frisky new full-length that debuted last week at No. 49 on the Top Heatseekers chart, world domination may not yet be out of the question. The Cat Empire is neither feline nor an empire, but with a frisky new full-length that debuted…

  9. 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…

  10. 'American Idol' Unveils Top 24 Finalists

    February 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST No more audition silliness -- it's time to get serious on "American Idol." The Fox talent show trimmed down the competition last night (Feb. 14), leaving 24 semifinalists -- 12 men and 12 women -- to No more audition silliness -- it's time to get serious on "American…

  11. Duran Duran Grooves With Timbaland, Timberlake

    December 20, 2006 12:00 AM EST Duran Duran is eyeing a May release for its second Epic album since its original quintet reunited in 2001. The set will feature minimal contributions from guitarist Andy Taylor, who left the band in O Duran Duran is eyeing a May release for its second Epic album since its original quintet…

  12. Andy Taylor Splits With Duran Duran

    October 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Duran Duran's comeback will continue without the services of Andy Taylor. Duran Duran's comeback will continue without the services of Andy Taylor. The band's founding guitarist has split with the band again, this time ahead of a string of U.S. dates, beginning tonight (Oct. 26…

  13. This Day in Music

    September 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1999 - </b>Hank Williams is the subject of the first-ever country music symposium at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. "A Tribute To Hank Williams" begins with Lucinda Williams, Kim R 2003 - Rising British singer/songwriter Matthew Jay dies after falling…

  14. Club Owners Reach Plea Deal In Great White Fire

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The owners of a Rhode Island nightclub where a 2003 fire killed 100 people during a Great White concert will plead no contest to involuntary manslaughter charges, and only one will have to serve priso The owners of a Rhode Island nightclub where a 2003 fire killed 100 people during a Great…

  15. This Day in Music

    September 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>1998 - </b>Members of '70s British rock outfit Mott The Hoople play together for the first time in some 24 years at a one-off performance at the Virgin Megastore on London's Oxford Street.<br clear 2005 - A fan-run museum dedicated exclusively to the Ramones opens…

  16. Classic Duran Duran Videos Hitting The Web

    September 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT For the first time, Duran Duran's glamorous, bold and sometimes risque catalog of music videos will be made available as digital downloads beginning next month. For the first time, Duran Duran's glamorous, bold and sometimes risque catalog of music videos will be made available as…

  17. Duran Duran Moving Along On New Album

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Veteran British pop/rock outfit Duran Duran has no desire to slow down. Despite cruising well past its 25th anniversary as a recording entity, the members of the quintet are raring to hit the road aga Veteran British pop/rock outfit Duran Duran has no desire to slow down. Despite cruising…

  18. BRIGHTBLACK MORNING LIGHT, "Brightblack Morning Light"

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brightblack Morning Light has crossover written all over it: Two hippies from Northern California who live(d) in tents, care about wild life and create long, slowly winding, Rhodes-heavy jams. Brightblack Morning Light has crossover written all over it: Two hippies from Northern California…

  19. Yorke Vies With Monkeys For Mercury Prize

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Only eight days after its release, Radiohead frontman Thom Yoke's solo debut "The Eraser" (XL) was installed today (July 18) as the bookmakers' joint favorite for the 2006 Nationwide Mercury Prize alo Only eight days after its release, Radiohead frontman Thom Yoke's…

  20. This Day in Music

    June 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT <b>2001 - </b>Lil' Mo is injured while leaving a concert in San Francisco. The singer/songwriter is exiting a backstage area lined with fans when an unidentified man strikes her in the head with a bot 2005 - Mexican pop star Juan Gabriel is arrested in the northern Mexican…

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