Fire

  1. More Than 200 Killed in Brazil Nightclub Fire

    January 27, 2013 8:04 AM EST A blaze raced through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, killing 233 people as the air filled with deadly smoke and panicked party-goers stampeded toward the exits, police and witnesses said. It appeared to be the world’s deadlie ...

  2. Florence And The Machine Leads Mojo Nominations

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT London act Florence and the Machine has four Mojo music award nominations, ahead of rockers Kasabian who have three and Arctic Monkeys and Richard Hawley who both have two. The U.K. awards, organized by Mojo magazine, are decided by readers voting ...

  3. U2 Expanding 'Unforgettable Fire' This Fall

    September 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT While U2's "360 Tour" just got underway in Chicago this past weekend, fans are in store for another treat this fall as the 25th anniversary of the band's classic 1984 album, "The Unforgettable Fire" will be celebrated ...

  4. Exclusive: U2 Readies '360' Global Tour

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST U2 360°, U2's world tour in support of the band's new album "No Line on the Horizon," will play stadiums around the world, beginning June 30 in Barcelona, Billboard can exclusively reveal. Details of the tour will be announced ...

  5. Great White Offers $1 Mil To Settle Fire Suits

    September 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Members of Great White, whose pyrotechnics sparked a Rhode Island nightclub fire that killed 100 people, have agreed to pay $1 million to survivors and victims' relatives, according to court papers filed yesterday (Sept. 2). The settlement of ...

  6. Clear Channel, Fire Victims OK $22M Deal

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST The owner of a radio station that promoted a rock concert where pyrotechnics ignited a deadly blaze reached a tentative $22 million settlement with survivors and victims' relatives, according to court papers filed Wednesday. The deal with Cle ...

  7. Club Owners Plead No Contest In Great White Concert Fire

    September 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT One owner to serve four years in prison. Owners of a Rhode Island nightclub where a fire killed 100 people three years ago will plead no contest to involuntary manslaughter charges, state documents showed on Wednesday (Sept. 20). Brothers Michael ...

  8. Ex-Great White Manager Gets 4 Years For R.I. Fire

    May 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Plead guilty to 100 involuntary manslaughter counts. Former Great White manager whose pyrotechnics caused a nightclub fire that killed 100 people was sentenced Wednesday (May 10) to four years in prison. Daniel Biechele, 29, could have gotten as m ...

  9. Great White Manager Changes Plea To Guilty

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST Could serve up to 10 years. Former Great White tour manager Daniel Biechele’s guilty plea of involuntary manslaughter relating to a deadly 2003 nightclub fire is a sobering development for the touring industry. But the repercussions of the East Wa ...

  10. Court Lets 'Water' Flow

    August 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An application seeking an order to prevent director Deepa Mehta's "Water" from opening the Toronto International Film Festival was rejected Aug. 23 in the Delhi High Court. However, the court did issu NEW DELHI, India (The Hollywood ...

  11. On The Road

    March 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST After two years of studying the fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., the National Institute of Standards and Technology released a 600-page draft report March 3 containing 12 fire-saf After two years of studying the fire at the Sta ...

  12. Gov't Issues Nightclub Safety Recommendations

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST In an effort to improve nightclub safety following the Feb. 20, 2003, fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert, the Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology NASHVILLE -- In an effort to improve nigh ...

  13. Gov't Issues Nightclub Safety Recommendations

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Report follows Great White tragedy. In an effort to improve nightclub safety following the Feb. 20, 2003, fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a 600-page draft re ...

  14. Gov't Issues Nightclub Safety Recommendations

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Report follows Great White tragedy. In an effort to improve nightclub safety following the Feb. 20, 2003, fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a 600-page draft re ...

  15. Deadly Club Fire Forces Security Overhaul

    January 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST In the aftermath of the nightclub fire in Buenos Aires, Argentina, that left 175 people dead and more than 700 hurt, local government officials say they would no longer allow live concerts in dance ha In the aftermath of the nightclub fire in Buen ...

  16. Victims File Negligence Suit Over R.I. Club Fire

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Attorneys for 226 victims of the Station club fire in West Warwick, R.I., and their families filed a 70-count lawsuit July 22 in Providence Superior Court. The Feb. 20, 2003, fire killed 100 people an Attorneys for 226 victims of the Station club ...

  17. Great White Leader Sues Ex-Publicist For Libel

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jack Russell, leader of Great White, has filed a multimillion-dollar libel suit against Charrie Foglio, a former publicist for the band. NASHVILLE -- Jack Russell, leader of Great White, has filed a multimillion-dollar libel suit against Charrie F ...

  18. Great White's Russell Sues Ex-Publicist

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Jack Russell, leader of the band Great White, today (June 30) filed a multimillion-dollar libel suit against Charrie Foglio, a former publicist for the band. Jack Russell, leader of the band Great White, today (June 30) filed a multimillion-dollar ...

  19. Great White Covers Album to Be Pulled

    March 25, 2004 12:00 AM EST The band whose pyrotechnics sparked a nightclub fire that killed 100 people said they have been assured that a recently released covers album titled "Burning House of Love" will be pulled from store s The band whose pyrotechnics sparked ...

  20. Top News From Entertainment Law Weekly

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rhode Island is considering legislation inspired by the Station Club fire last year that would aid employees injured or killed at businesses that don't have workers' comp. coverage. Aussie record labe Rhode Island is considering legislat ...

  21. Indictments Handed Down In Great White Club Tragedy

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode Island grand jury yesterday issued criminal indictments as a result of the Feb. 20 fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 100 p After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode ...

  22. Indictments Handed Down In Great White Club Tragedy

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode Island grand jury yesterday issued criminal indictments as a result of the Feb. 20 fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 100 p After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode ...

  23. Indictments Handed Down In Great White Club Tragedy

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode Island grand jury yesterday issued criminal indictments as a result of the Feb. 20 fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 100 p After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode ...

  24. Indictments Handed Down In Great White Club Tragedy

    December 10, 2003 12:00 AM EST After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode Island grand jury yesterday issued criminal indictments as a result of the Feb. 20 fire at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 100 p After a nearly 10-month investigation, a Rhode ...