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  1. Amy Winehouse Cancels Rest of European Tour

    June 21, 2011 6:45 AM EDT Troubled diva Amy Winehouse has canceled the rest of her European summer concert tour and scrapped all public performances after an embarrassing appearance in Serbia, her spokesman said Tuesday. Chris Goodman said Winehouse, who has struggled with ...

  2. Metallica Sonisphere Cinecast Seen By 100,000

    June 25, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Sonisphere cinecast from the Sofia, Bulgaria leg of the touring rock festival was seen by more than 100,000 fans, according to promoter Stuart Galbraith . The global June 22 cinecast featured the 'Big Four' of metal - Metallica, Slay ...

  3. German Jazz Player Peter Herbolzheimer Dies At 74

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Peter Herbolzheimer, a musician and big band leader who helped promote jazz in Germany, has died at 74. The head of the German Music Council, Peter Ortmann, told the ddp news agency that Herbolzheimer died Saturday in Cologne following a long illn ...

  4. Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax To Tour Together

    December 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Heavy metal's Big Four -- Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax -- will ride together in 2010. In Europe, at least. After weeks of rumors, the four bands have announced they'll take part in the traveling Sonisphere festival, starting J ...

  5. Iron Maiden, Rammstein To Headline Sonisphere

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST International touring rock festival Sonishphere will expand to three days in the U.K. in 2010 following its launch this summer, with headline appearances from Iron Maiden and Rammstein. The festival will call at 11 international locations next sum ...

  6. Madonna To Set Record With Sticky & Sweet Tour

    September 02, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Madonna's Sticky & Sweet wraps today with the second of two shows in Tel Aviv, Israel Sept. 1-2, putting the lid on what looks to be a record setting tour. With a gross of $408 million, Sticky & Sweet is the top-grossing tour by a sol ...

  7. Jackson Dominates U.K., Australian Charts

    July 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson's death has sparked an extraordinary sales drive in Australia, while the singer has 49 singles in the top 200 in the U.K. and nine albums in the top 75. The U.K.'s Official Charts Co said that Jackson's combined sale ...

  8. Depeche Mode Pulls O2 Date After Singer's Surgery

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode is to reschedule its London O2 Arena show and cancel some European appearances after the full extent of singer Dave Gahan's illness was revealed. The singer suffered a severe bout of gastroenteritis on May 12, leading to his hosp ...

  9. Depeche Mode Singer In Hospital In Athens

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode lead singer David Gahan is not well enough to perform in Athens on Wednesday, concert organizers said, a day after he was rushed to hospital moments before he was to appear on stage. Tuesday night's concert north of the Greek cap ...

  10. AC/DC Warning On Romanian Festival

    April 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT AC/DC has issued a statement denying that the band is appearing at a Romanian festival in May, as advertised by organizers in Bucharest. The Anglo-Australian rock act opened the U.K. leg of its "Black Ice" tour last night (April 14) at t ...

  11. UMGI Sets Up Romania Affiliate

    May 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group International is in the process of establishing a wholly-owned affiliate in Romania, one of the European Union's accession countries, Billboard.biz has learned. Universal Music Group International is in the process of es ...