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  • Springsteen to Play Holiday Benefit Shows

    Springsteen to Play Holiday Benefit Shows | ARTICLE

    Having rested several months following the completion of his international tour with the E Street band, Bruce Springsteen will take the stage again on Dec. 17-18 for two benefit concerts at Asbury Park Convention Hall in Asbury...

    December 12, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Aerosmith, Queen in Next Rock Hall Class

    Aerosmith, Queen in Next Rock Hall Class | ARTICLE

    While Paul Simon and Michael Jackson had previously found their way into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, via Simon & Garfunkel and the Jackson 5 respectively, next year both men will receive their second induction,...

    December 12, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Julian Lennon Issues Statement About Father

    Julian Lennon Issues Statement About Father | ARTICLE

    "I am not John Lennon, I never will be!" writes Julian Lennon. On the twentieth anniversary of the murder of John Lennon, his oldest son prepared a statement to discuss his relationship with his father, despite stating...

    December 7, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Wyclef Benefit Draws Clapton, Houston

    Wyclef Benefit Draws Clapton, Houston | ARTICLE

    Eric Clapton, Whitney Houston and Destiny's Child are among the first group of performers confirmed for a benefit concert for the Wyclef Jean Foundation, Jean announced at a press conference in New York City Tuesday. Jean will...

    December 5, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Q&A: Violent J on ICP's Bizaar, Bizzar Ride

    Q&A: Violent J on ICP's Bizaar, Bizzar Ride | ARTICLE

    "That's us -- the most hated band in the world," brags Insane Clown Posse's Violent J with a laugh. "And I'll proclaim that over any of these lameass bands out there. We own that title. We make...

    December 1, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Joe C. Dead at Twenty-Six

    Joe C. Dead at Twenty-Six | ARTICLE

    Joseph Calleja, better known in the music world as Joe C., died in his sleep Thursday night at his home in Taylor, Mich.; he was twenty-six. The Detroit rapper was best known for his work as part...

    November 17, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Phish Members Release Outside Projects

    Phish Members Release Outside Projects | ARTICLE

    Despite taking a hiatus from recording and touring, the members of Phish still have an array of releases to keep fans sated. In addition to The Sisket Disc, a collection of pieces recorded during the sessions for The...

    November 14, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Locked and Loaded Ricky Martin Takes NYC

    Locked and Loaded Ricky Martin Takes NYC | ARTICLE

    For a special club appearance to help Ricky Martin usher in Sound Loaded, his second English-language album, New York City's Irving Plaza was as packed as the posterior of Ricky's trousers. If there's been any ebb in...

    November 14, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Jimmie Davis, Politician and Songwriter, Dead at 101

    Jimmie Davis, Politician and Songwriter, Dead at 101 | ARTICLE

    Former Louisiana governor and songwriter Jimmie Davis died Sunday at his Louisiana home at the estimated age of 101 years old. The "Singing Governor," who penned the timeless tune "You Are My Sunshine," was one of those...

    November 7, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Another Night at the Opera for Waits

    Another Night at the Opera for Waits | ARTICLE

    There's this sense of Tom Waits as some sort of solitary post-apocalyptic sonic mad scientist. But what gets missed in romanticizing Waits' inimitable sonic palette is that the composer/musician is quite the team player. From slinging bebop...

    November 3, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Elliiott Smith Brings the Reaper to the Beacon

    Elliiott Smith Brings the Reaper to the Beacon | ARTICLE

    Music fans just don't make music these days. There are notable exceptions, but much of the geekiness (and that term is used with the utmost reverence and respect) has been beaten out of rock & roll by...

    October 31, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Phish Taking a Breather

    Phish Taking a Breather | ARTICLE

    For the first time since they performed under their current moniker sixteen years ago, Phish are a band without a plan. The grassroots, jam-band phenomenon finished their fall tour with a two-night-stand at Mountain View, Calif.'s Shoreline...

    October 10, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Eminem Appears in Court for Pre-Trial Hearing

    Eminem Appears in Court for Pre-Trial Hearing | ARTICLE

    Eminem (a.k.a. Marshall Bruce Mathers III) appeared in Macomb County, Mich., court Tuesday for a pre-trial hearing on charges of assault and possession of a concealed weapon. According to Macomb County prosecutor, Carl Marlinga, Eminem's court appearance was...

    October 10, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Country Music's Rookie Sensation

    Country Music's Rookie Sensation | ARTICLE

    In baseball they're called five point players: they hit for average with home run power, possess a strong throwing arm, broad defensive range and have base-stealing speed. On rare occasions, you'll find comparable "five point players" in...

    October 4, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole

    John Lennon's Killer Denied Parole | ARTICLE

    Mark David Chapman, who shot and killed John Lennon twenty years ago, was denied parole Tuesday in Rochester, N.Y., in his first hearing since being convicted of second-degree murder nearly two decades ago, when he was handed...

    October 3, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Coming Back to America

    Coming Back to America | ARTICLE

    They were Americans. They were from England. They were called America. Talk about walking contradictions. On one hand they're best known as part of the "California sound," a description that spoke more about where a musician in...

    September 15, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • As Nashville Goes Pop, Loretta Lynn is Still Country

    As Nashville Goes Pop, Loretta Lynn is Still Country | ARTICLE

    It's been twelve long years since a fresh Loretta Lynn album found its way into stores, so the release of her new effort, Still Country, would have been an event even if the legendary Coal Miner's Daughter...

    September 13, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Gov't Mule Bassist Woody Dead at Forty-four

    Gov't Mule Bassist Woody Dead at Forty-four | ARTICLE

    Gov't Mule bassist Allen Woody was found dead in a Queens, N.Y., hotel room on Saturday Aug. 26; he was forty-four. The exact time of death has yet to be determined, but he was discovered by a...

    August 28, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Eminem's Wife Sues for $10 Million

    Eminem's Wife Sues for $10 Million | ARTICLE

    If you thought one $10 million lawsuit was tough, try two. Less than a week after Eminem's mother filed a $1 million suit against him (which was in response to him allegedly slandering her over her previous...

    August 22, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Paul McCartney Creates "New" Beatles Song

    Paul McCartney Creates "New" Beatles Song | ARTICLE

    Five years after resurrecting the Beatles with "Free as a Bird," Paul McCartney has put together another "new" Beatles song for release. "Free Now" features snippets of some Beatles recording sessions backed by the Welsh group Super...

    August 15, 2000 12:00 AM ET
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