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  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. Ex-Warrant Singer Jani Lane Dead at 47

    August 12, 2011 7:55 AM EDT Jani Lane, who fronted the glossy rock band Warrant during the salad days of hair metal, was found dead in a motel room in Woodland Hills, Calif. Thursday evening of undetermined at press time, according to multiple media reports. He was 47. Detai ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Buddy Lee Attractions Acquires Peck's DNA

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nashville-based independent booking agency Buddy Lee Attractions (BLA) has acquired Florida-based Diversified National Artists Agency (DNA). As part of the deal, DNA founder Steve Peck will join BLA's team in Nashville. In his new role, veter ...

  5. Fantasma's Peck Launches DNA

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of Live Nation's acquisition of Fantasma Productions, Steve Peck, responsible agent for the artists of Fantasma Tours International, Fantasma's booking division, has opened Diversified National Artists (DNA). Lori Stoll, wido ...

  6. VH1 To Air 'Station Fire' Special

    March 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT VH1 and VH1 Classic will air a one-hour concert benefit special on March 23 to remember the five-year anniversary of the tragic fire that killed 100 people during a Great White concert at the Station Nightclub in West Warwick, R.I. The television ...

  7. Hair-Metal Mania Strikes Again At Rocklahoma

    March 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST This year's second annual Rocklahoma will feature performances from Warrant (featuring Jani Lane), Bret Michaels, LA Guns (featuring Tracii Guns), Enuff Z Nuff, Cinderella, Night Ranger and Tesla, among many others. The '80s hair metal-t ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Touring Briefs: Paid Dues, Phoenix Rising Benefit, Philly Live!

    January 23, 2008 12:00 AM EST -- Independent hip-hop festival Paid Dues will return for its third year with a one-off festival date on March 22 at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, Calif. West Coast rapper Murs, in association with Southern California-based concert prom ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. Station Club Owners Personally Liable For $1.06 Million In Fines

    August 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court has held the owners of the Station club personally liable for a $1.06 million penalty for failing to carry workers' comp insurance for some three years. NASHVILLE -- A Rhode Island Workers' ...

  12. R.I. Workers' Comp Court Fines Station Owners $1 Mil

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT A Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Court has ordered the state to hold the owners of the Station nightclub personally liable for a $1.06 million penalty, after their company failed to carry workers' A Rhode Island Workers' Compens ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure After EC OKs Merger

    July 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Now that the European Commission on July 19 cleared the proposed merger of Sony Music and BMG, approval by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission is the final hurdle before the deal's completion. <br clear Music Biz Ponders Sony BMG Structure A ...

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

    July 22, 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 today (July 22) in Providence Superior Court. Attorneys for 226 victims of the Station club fire in West Warwick, R.I., and their ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 Trillion In 2008

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The global entertainment and media industries generated revenues of $1.23 trillion in 2003, and that figure is expected to grow to $1.67 trillion by 2008, according to a new study issued by PriceWater Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 T ...

  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. Victims' Relief Aid Fund Proposed In Wake Of R.I. Nightclub Deaths

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST A new legislative proposal in Rhode Island, inspired in large part by the Station Club tragedy a year ago, would offer immediate financial aid to employees injured or killed at businesses that do not NASHVILLE--A new legislative proposal in Rhode ...

  21. Clear Channel Yanks Howard Stern Off Six Channels

    March 01, 2004 12:00 AM EST <ul><li> Victims' Relief Aid Fund Proposed In Wake Of R.I. Nightclub Deaths</li> <li> Calif. Sen. Backs Proposed New Internet Piracy Bill</li> <li> South By Southwest Conference Panels Offer CLE Credi Clear ...

  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 ...

  25. 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 ...