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84 items by Ari Bendersky

  • Marilyn Manson Sued By Former Member

    Marilyn Manson Sued By Former Member | ARTICLE

    Will Marilyn Manson ever be free of bad press? Before, the group only had to contend with outspoken fundamentalist Christians, but now it looks like even people who at one time were close to the shock rocker...

    September 24, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • New Buckley Material Coming, Mom Says

    New Buckley Material Coming, Mom Says | ARTICLE

    Both as an attempt to keep fans happy as well as keeping her son's music and spirit alive, Mary Guibert, the mother of the late Jeff Buckley, posted a letter on Buckley's web site stating a record containing...

    September 19, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • U2 Pay Fan For Hearing Loss

    U2 Pay Fan For Hearing Loss | ARTICLE

    Something must definitely be said for the invention of earplugs because a Frenchman who attended a 1993 U2 concert in Marseilles, France has lost nearly all of his hearing after standing too close to the speakers. The...

    September 18, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Sony Pulls Dylan Classic

    Sony Pulls Dylan Classic | ARTICLE

    Last week Sony Records had to pull 5,000 copies of Biograph, a three-CD compilation of Dylan's hits and rare tracks. Within days of Biograph hitting stores, Sony realized that technical problems had occurred during the mastering of...

    September 13, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Pearl Jam's ''Jeremy'' Blamed for Deaths

    Pearl Jam's ''Jeremy'' Blamed for Deaths | ARTICLE

    Last year, 16-year-old Barry Loukaitis walked into his classroom at the Frontier Junior High School in Moses Lake, Wash., with a rifle and opened fire on his class. Loukaitis shot and killed three people including his teacher...

    September 12, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Blues Legend Junior Wells In Coma; Near Death

    Blues Legend Junior Wells In Coma; Near Death | ARTICLE

    On a sad note, the blues world may soon be mourning legendary Blues harmonica player, Junior Wells. Wells slipped into a coma Tuesday in a Chicago hospital after suffering a heart attack last Friday. Several weeks ago, Wells,...

    September 11, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Derek Taylor, Former Beatles Press Officer, Dead at 65

    Derek Taylor, Former Beatles Press Officer, Dead at 65 | ARTICLE

    Derek Taylor, the former press officer and close friend of the Beatles, died Monday at his home in Suffolk, England, after a long bout with cancer. Taylor was 65. Taylor started his career with the Beatles after seeing...

    September 10, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Fugazi Play Anniversary Show

    Fugazi Play Anniversary Show | ARTICLE

    Last week Fugazi, who are known for their untraditional modes of marketing and touring, played a show at Washington D.C.'s Wilson Center and the next day rumors were flying that the show was the band's last. ...

    September 9, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • 1997 MTV Video Music Awards Rock NYC

    1997 MTV Video Music Awards Rock NYC | ARTICLE

    Once again proving its stronghold on the televised music world, MTV held its annual Video Music Awards ceremony Thursday night from New York's Radio City Music Hall. The ceremony was typical, albeit entertaining. In a tribute to...

    September 6, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Pat Smear Leaves Foos; Stahl Moves In

    Pat Smear Leaves Foos; Stahl Moves In | ARTICLE

    For the past few months, JAMTV and many other industry insiders have discussed the idea that Pat Smear may leave the Foo Fighters and now the former Nirvana axe-man has officially said goodbye to Foo for good....

    September 6, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Semi-Nirvana Reunion At Bumbershoot

    Semi-Nirvana Reunion At Bumbershoot | ARTICLE

    Music Fans in the Pacific Northwest can attest to the fact that Seattle's Bumbershoot Festival was one of the coolest Labor Day Weekend fiestas in the country. And while artists like Sonic Youth, David Byrne, Sugar Ray,...

    September 5, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Elton John Will Sing At Princess Diana's Funeral

    Elton John Will Sing At Princess Diana's Funeral | ARTICLE

    Buckingham Palace confirmed Thursday that Elton John will sing at Princess Diana's funeral. The emotional event takes place this Saturday at London's Westminster Abbey, and John will sing a revamped version of his 1974 hit "Candle In...

    September 5, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Radiohead Give Fans A Treat

    Radiohead Give Fans A Treat | ARTICLE

    Coming off a hugely successful U.S. tour, one would think that Radiohead would settle down and take a break ... but not the energetic band from Oxford, England. Not only did they perform on "Late Show With...

    August 30, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Dylan No Longer Illin', Will Play For Pope

    Dylan No Longer Illin', Will Play For Pope | ARTICLE

    When Bob Dylan sang "Knockin' On Heaven's Door," he never realized just how close to it he'd come. On Sept. 27, the '60s folk-rock icon, who is currently touring the States with Ani DiFranco and BR-549, will perform at a Catholic...

    August 28, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Fleetwood Mac Debut At No. 1

    Fleetwood Mac Debut At No. 1 | ARTICLE

    The Mac is back and they are blowing everyone away. Not surprisingly, the new Fleetwood Mac album, The Dance, debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's Top 200 chart. The information came directly from Reprise Records, the band's label, which said...

    August 28, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Weezer, That Dog Pay Tribute To Fans

    Weezer, That Dog Pay Tribute To Fans | ARTICLE

    There are some people who are special and then there are others who really make a mark in someone else's life. At The Palace in Hollywood on Aug. 15, Weezer, That Dog and Black Market Flowers, jammed to a packed...

    August 23, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Trent Reznor Accused Of Song Theft

    Trent Reznor Accused Of Song Theft | ARTICLE

    And if it isn't Oasis' label, Creation Records, stopping fans from creating websites, it's other online users who are accusing musicians of stealing songs. Trent Reznor, the lead singer of Nine Inch Nails and founder of Nothing Records, was slapped with a...

    August 22, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Rush Drummer Loses Daughter In Accident

    Rush Drummer Loses Daughter In Accident | ARTICLE

    Our deepest sympathies go out to Rush drummer Neil Peart and his wife Jackie Taylor. Their daughter, Selena, died last week in a tragic car accident. David Mills, a spokesman for the family, said in a statement that Neil and Jackie are...

    August 22, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Floyd Reunion Is A "Silly Rumor"

    Floyd Reunion Is A "Silly Rumor" | ARTICLE

    Before everyone gets themselves all in a huff over the news of a reunion between Roger Waters and Pink Floyd, it ain't happening. In the last couple of days, a few online music news outlets have reported that the group...

    August 22, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Kiss Suit Names Criss

    Kiss Suit Names Criss | ARTICLE

    Someone please tell lawyers to leave Kiss alone. Apparently the band is being sued again. Now that Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons have talked original drummer Peter Criss into playing with them again, Criss' former label, TNT Records, isn't happy. TNT, which stands...

    August 20, 1997 12:00 AM ET
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