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  • Pearl Jam Demand Roskilde Answers

    Pearl Jam Demand Roskilde Answers | ARTICLE

    One week after a Danish police report held Pearl Jam "morally responsible" for the nine deaths at the Roskilde Festival on June 30, the group has broken its silence. The band issued its first statement on the...

    July 26, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Nine Fans Killed at Pearl Jam Performance

    Nine Fans Killed at Pearl Jam Performance | ARTICLE

    Nine fans were killed during Pearl Jam's performance at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark on Friday. The group was performing close to midnight when a surge from the crowd of more than 50,000 pushed towards the stage....

    July 5, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Ozzy on Cigarettes, 'N Sync and Heston

    Ozzy on Cigarettes, 'N Sync and Heston | ARTICLE

    What is one to say about Ozzy Osbourne? What hasn't already been said? He's been around longer than anyone would've guessed. Loved and hated with a reverence and ire worthy of a Kennedy, he's an institution. He...

    June 28, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Dickey Betts Talks About Dismissal, Lawsuit

    Dickey Betts Talks About Dismissal, Lawsuit | ARTICLE

    "It didn't make any sense to me in the beginning, and it doesn't make any sense to me now, because no one will talk to me," Allman Brothers Band co-founder Dickey Betts says a month after being...

    June 22, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Cat Stevens Breaks His Silence

    Cat Stevens Breaks His Silence | ARTICLE

    Religious awakenings and conversions are nothing new. From Martin Luther to Mohammad Ali, in one sense or another they have helped create and define our nation. Yet when Cat Stevens, the tremendously popular British singer/songwriter, gave up...

    June 21, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Talking Trash With Duran Duran

    Talking Trash With Duran Duran | ARTICLE

    Midway through a chat with Simon Le Bon, Donovan (son of Donovan) Leitch, who fronts his own gloriously retro-ensemble Nancy Boy, cruises through the lobby of New York's Mercer Hotel. Le Bon and Leitsch exchange pleasantries and...

    June 14, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Poison's C.C. DeVille Returns With Samantha 7

    Poison's C.C. DeVille Returns With Samantha 7 | ARTICLE

    "It's been muggy hot, but it's better than an earthquake," says C.C. DeVille in his inimitable rasp from his home in Los Angeles. "It's one of those half-full, half-empty days. But any day you wake up and...

    June 9, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Eminem Arrested in Nightclub Altercation

    Eminem Arrested in Nightclub Altercation | ARTICLE

    Not a week after his sophomore release debuted platinum, Eminem seems to have made good on his promise to piss off the world. Early Sunday morning he started near his home base in Detroit by taking center...

    June 5, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Latin Legend Tito Puente Dies

    Latin Legend Tito Puente Dies | ARTICLE

    The music world lost one of its true international icons when Tito Puente died at New York's NYU Medical Center this morning, following a month of heart troubles. He was seventy-seven. Puente was hospitalized in Puerto Rico...

    June 1, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • The Two Sides of Miles Davis

    The Two Sides of Miles Davis | ARTICLE

    There was never one Miles Davis. Depending on whom you ask, there may have been as many as five. But those would be the jazz fans, those who charted his every artistic move. They're right. The composer/trumpeter...

    May 31, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • The Ray Price Beat Goes On

    The Ray Price Beat Goes On | ARTICLE

    "He was on the ACM awards or something two years ago," recalls country music preservationist Gary Bennett of BR5-49 when the hallowed name of Ray Price is brought up. "All these young whippersnappers had the Garth Brooks...

    May 26, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • James Brown Camp Responds to Suit

    James Brown Camp Responds to Suit | ARTICLE

    Battered by a multitude of charges in a lawsuit filed late last week, James Brown's camp has fired back, calling former James Brown Enterprises employee Lisa Agbalaya's wrongful termination and sexual harassment lawsuit "extortion." "When you get a...

    May 25, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Smith Comes Up Roses

    Smith Comes Up Roses | ARTICLE

    From Portland, Oregon, to New York City to Los Angeles in the span of a decade, Elliott Smith is as restless a spirit at home as he is when making music. Smith's muse is a slippery devil...

    April 21, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Country Legend Pee Wee King Dies

    Country Legend Pee Wee King Dies | ARTICLE

    Country music legend Pee Wee King died in a Louisville, Ky., hospital Tuesday; he had suffered a massive heart attack in late February and had been convalescing ever since. King, who turned eighty-six last month, is best...

    March 8, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Stars Shine at Rock Hall Induction

    Stars Shine at Rock Hall Induction | ARTICLE

    "There is a time in every musician's life, and for that matter, in every music lover's life, when we are so open and attuned to the world around us that we are able to feel music for...

    March 7, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Hall of Fame Inductees Sound Off Backstage

    Hall of Fame Inductees Sound Off Backstage | ARTICLE

    There were naysayers present at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony Monday night. With a lineup that included folkie James Taylor and blueswoman Bonnie Raitt as well as a third-time inductee, Eric Clapton, an...

    March 7, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Hank Williams III's Twisted Roots

    Hank Williams III's Twisted Roots | ARTICLE

    The murmurs will dog him. Unlike his long-haired, rotund father, Hank Williams III shares that gaunt, lean specter of a look his (in)famous grandfather personified. The whole damn world feels like it knows this twenty-seven-year-old, weed-bent and...

    February 25, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • More Trouble for Puff Daddy

    More Trouble for Puff Daddy | ARTICLE

    Things seem to be bad and getting worse for Sean "Puffy" Combs. Shortly before he was roasted at the Grammy Awards by outspoken anti-handgun advocate Rosie O'Donnell, who quipped that the rapper has "spent more time with...

    February 24, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Green Day, Scott Litt Split

    Green Day, Scott Litt Split | ARTICLE

    Despite a perky posting on the band's website in December, it seems all is not well between Green Day and producer Scott Litt (R.E.M., Nirvana, Liz Phair). The pop-punk band and legendary producer parted ways this...

    February 18, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Stax Records to Be Immortalized by Museum

    Stax Records to Be Immortalized by Museum | ARTICLE

    The site of Stax Records has looked more like a tombstone than a cornerstone for over two decades; a historical marker is the sole remnant in the empty lot that once housed the legendary musical institution that...

    February 9, 2000 12:00 AM ET
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