1. Timberlake Ties Up Tasty McDonald's Deal

    September 03, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Justin Timberlake has signed a multi-tiered sponsorship deal with McDonald's. The alliance is tied to the restaurant chain's new worldwide marketing campaign, which launches this month. Timberlake wil Justin Timberlake has signed a multi-tiered sponsorship deal with McDonald's.…

  2. Colleges Move To Lessen Music File-Swapping

    September 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Students arriving for fall classes at colleges across the country are facing technological hurdles and stern warnings aimed at ending swapping of music and movie files over high-speed campus Internet Students arriving for fall classes at colleges across the country are facing technological…

  3. Hurricane Washes Out Staind Show

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With Hurricane Claudette wreaking havoc in Southern Texas, hard rock act Staind was forced to postpone its scheduled concert last night (July 15) in San Antonio. The band will make up the show at the With Hurricane Claudette wreaking havoc in Southern Texas, hard rock act Staind was forced to…

  4. 'Let The Music Play' Ads Target RIAA

    July 02, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Watchdog group the Electronic Frontier Foundation yesterday (July 1) unveiled its campaign in support of legitimate peer-to-peer file sharing. Watchdog group the Electronic Frontier Foundation yesterday (July 1) unveiled its campaign in support of legitimate peer-to-peer file sharing. EFF&…

  5. Our Lady Peace To Hoist 'Live' Album

    June 24, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Veteran Canadian rock/pop act Our Lady Peace is set to release a concert album, "Live," July 1 through Columbia Records. The band will also hit the road early next month for a two-month tour with 3 Do Veteran Canadian rock/pop act Our Lady Peace is set to release a concert album, …

  6. Revolution Calling

    June 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT With founding member Chris DeGarmo recently rejoining progressive metal band Queensrÿche in the studio, EMI's reissuing of the group's first seven studio albums in this slim boxed set is perfec With founding member Chris DeGarmo recently rejoining progressive metal band Queensrÿche…

  7. Toby Keith Plans Ford-Sponsored Tour

    May 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Toby Keith is remaining a "Ford truck man" through-and-through. The country artist and Ford spokesperson will use his June 15 performance at the auto manufacturer's Centennial Celebration in Dearborn, Toby Keith is remaining a "Ford truck man" through-and-through. The…

  8. Staind Sets Spring/Summer Shows

    May 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock act Staind has added a slew of appearances at radio station-sponsored festivals and a handful of headlining shows to its tour schedule. As previously reported, the band kicked off its run la Hard rock act Staind has added a slew of appearances at radio station-sponsored festivals…

  9. RIAA Begins IM Campaign Vs. P2P Users

    April 30, 2003 12:00 AM EDT The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has begun sending warnings to individuals who offer copyrighted songs on peer-to-peer networks without authorization. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has begun sending warnings to individuals who offer copyrighted songs…

  10. No Summary Judgment In RIAA Suit Vs. P2P Services

    April 28, 2003 12:00 AM EDT In a blow to the entertainment industry, a federal judge in Los Angeles on Friday denied the Recording Industry Association of America's (RIAA) motion for summary judgment in its copyright-infringemen In a blow to the entertainment industry, a federal judge in Los Angeles on Friday…

  11. String Cheese Incident Plans New Album, Live Dates

    April 16, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Denver-based jam band String Cheese Incident is eyeing a fall release for its next studio album. The as-yet-unnamed set was recorded over the past few months at the Record Plant in Sausalito, Calif., Denver-based jam band String Cheese Incident is eyeing a fall release for its next studio…

  12. New Book Chronicles Pete Best's Beatles Adventures

    September 25, 2002 12:00 AM EDT For 40 years, Pete Best has been known as the world's most famous sacking victim, the man dismissed by the Beatles when they were on the very cusp of becoming the most successful group of all time. Th For 40 years, Pete Best has been known as the world's most famous sacking victim,…

  13. File-Sharing 'Self-Help' Bill Decried As 'Anti-Consumer'

    July 26, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Civil-liberties groups and some copyright lawyers cried foul yesterday (July 25) as Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) introduced legislation that would remove liability from copyright holders that employ Civil-liberties groups and some copyright lawyers cried foul yesterday (July 25) as Rep.…

  14. Musicologist Alan Lomax Dies

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Alan Lomax, the celebrated musicologist who helped preserve America's and the world's heritage by making thousands of recordings of folk, blues and jazz musicians from the 1930s onward, died Friday at Alan Lomax, the celebrated musicologist who helped preserve America's and the…

  15. Webcasters Oppose RIAA Copying Proposal

    July 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Webcasters and civil-liberty groups are decrying a proposal by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) to have hardware and software manufacturers implement anti-copying technology aimed Webcasters and civil-liberty groups are decrying a proposal by the Recording Industry…

  16. Frontier House

    July 20, 2002 12:00 AM EDT PBS brought a touch of class to "reality TV" with its Frontier House miniseries, in which three families agreed to pretend they were homesteaders in 1880s Montana, enduring life without 21st century c PBS brought a touch of class to "reality TV" with its Frontier House…

  17. Dirt Band Expands Unbroken Circle

    June 28, 2002 12:00 AM EDT This fall, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will release "Will the Circle Be Unbroken, Vol. 3." The Capitol Nashville album is the latest installment in a guest-laden exploration of folk and country roots m This fall, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will release "Will the Circle Be…

  18. Peter Gabriel 3, Peter Gabriel 4/Security, So, Passion

    June 01, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Although Peter Gabriel has shied from the limelight during the past decade, Universal's state-of-the-art reissue of his catalog should help remind record buyers of his status as an uncommonly creative PETER GABRIEL Peter Gabriel 3 PRODUCER: Steve Lillywhite Real World/ GEffen 069-493-279…

  19. Kansas Anthologized With 2-Disc Set

    May 29, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Midwestern prog-rock titans Kansas will be honored July 2 with the Epic/Legacy release of "The Ultimate Kansas," a double-disc collection compiling the group's greatest hits as well as rare tracks and Midwestern prog-rock titans Kansas will be honored July 2 with the Epic…

  20. Labelmates Nickelback, Cantrell Team For Tour

    April 05, 2002 12:00 AM EST The next few months are shaping up to be one long road trip for Canadian rock outfit Nickelback. The next few months are shaping up to be one long road trip for Canadian rock outfit Nickelback. The group, which is headlining MTV's Campus Invasion Tour through early May, has confirmed an…

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