99 items by Augustin K. Sedgewick

  • C-Murder Guilty of Murder

    C-Murder Guilty of Murder | ARTICLE

    Rapper Corey Miller, better know as C-Murder and the younger brother of mogul Master P, was convicted of second-degree murder yesterday in Louisiana. The conviction carries an automatic life sentence. Miller was found guilty of shooting and killing sixteen-year-old Steve Thomas outside...

    October 1, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Beatles' Label Sues Apple

    Beatles' Label Sues Apple | ARTICLE

    The Beatles' London-based record label Apple Corps has sued Apple Computers for allegedly breaching an agreement that limits the technology giant's involvement in the music industry. The record label first sued the computer maker shortly after Steve Jobs...

    September 12, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Jewel Cancels Fall Tour

    Jewel Cancels Fall Tour | ARTICLE

    Jewel has cancelled her planned September and October tour of North America following the death of her bassist, Terome "T-Bone" Hannon, of a stroke last week.Hannon, 39, who had played in Jewel's live band for three years,...

    September 11, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Dixies Blast Schwarzenegger

    Dixies Blast Schwarzenegger | ARTICLE

    Six months after anti-George Bush remarks made by singer Natalie Maines onstage in London erupted into a conservative backlash in the United States, the Dixie Chicks are on tour in Europe again and targeting another high-profile Republican."[Arnold...

    September 9, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • RIAA Sues 261 File Traders

    RIAA Sues 261 File Traders | ARTICLE

    The Recording Industry Association of America filed 261 lawsuits in federal courts around the country today against individuals who allegedly downloaded digital music illegally. The RIAA, which represents the five biggest record labels, said the lawsuits will...

    September 8, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Eagles' "Farewell" Soars On

    Eagles' "Farewell" Soars On | ARTICLE

    Veteran rockers the Eagles continue their "Farewell I" tour this fall, with new dates confirmed to run through October. The autumn leg of the tour kicks off in Toronto October 9th and is scheduled through a stop...

    September 3, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Westerberg "Feeling" Fall CDs

    Westerberg "Feeling" Fall CDs | ARTICLE

    Former Replacements frontman Paul Westerberg will release two albums of new material as well as a DVD in October. The singer-songwriter's Come Feel Me Tremble, featuring fourteen new tracks as well as a cover of Jackson Browne's "These Days," is due...

    September 2, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Stones Scrap Homecoming Show

    Stones Scrap Homecoming Show | ARTICLE

    The Rolling Stones canceled their third concert in two weeks as frontman Mick Jagger continues to suffer from health problems. The sixty-year-old singer has the flu and won't be able to play Saturday's stadium gig scheduled for London's Twickenham --...

    August 22, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Jam Master Jay Suspect Booked

    Jam Master Jay Suspect Booked | ARTICLE

    New York City police are looking into a connection between the murder of Run-DMC DJ Jam Master Jay (Jason Mizell) last fall and the shooting of his nephew in May. Twenty-year-old Karl Jordan was arrested August 8th for the attempted murder...

    August 21, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Kings Show Off "Manhood"

    Kings Show Off "Manhood" | ARTICLE

    Kings of Leon will tour this fall to support their debut album, Youth and Young Manhood, released last month. The dates start September 4th in Philadelphia, less than two weeks after the band wraps Lollapalooza August 24th in Saint Helens,...

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • RIAA Not After Small-Timers

    RIAA Not After Small-Timers | ARTICLE

    In response to the backlash against its threats to target individual file-traders, the Recording Industry of America says it won't unreasonably prosecute people who have illegally downloaded only a small number of songs. "[We are] in no way targeting 'de minimis'...

    August 19, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Scott Weiland Gets Probation

    Scott Weiland Gets Probation | ARTICLE

    Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver singer Scott Weiland will serve three years probation as a consequence of his May drug bust. Weiland was sentenced on Thursday in Pasadena, California, on two felony possession charges. The terms of the probation...

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Stones Roll Out Online Tunes

    Stones Roll Out Online Tunes | ARTICLE

    The Rolling Stones' entire catalogue -- more than 500 songs -- is available, legally, on the Internet for the first time today. The online service Rhapsody secured an exclusive deal with the band that stretches through the end of the...

    August 18, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Bowie, Borland Go "Under"

    Bowie, Borland Go "Under" | ARTICLE

    Producer and Nine Inch Nail Danny Lohner hopes to do with the Underworld soundtrack what P. Diddy did with his all-star Bad Boys II collection, on top of the charts now for four weeks in a row. Lohner tapped hard...

    August 14, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Vandross Making Progress

    Vandross Making Progress | ARTICLE

    R&B singer Luther Vandross's condition continues to improve following the stroke he suffered in April. According to his J Records spokeswoman, Vandross' speech and cognitive functions are the "most exciting developments." "Everyday there's something new" that he's able to say, she...

    August 13, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • James Brown to Get D.C. Honor

    James Brown to Get D.C. Honor | ARTICLE

    The Godfather of Soul and the Coal Miner's Daughter are among this year's recipients of Kennedy Center Honors in the performing arts. James Brown and Loretta Lynn will join violinist Itzhak Perlman, comedienne Carol Burnett and director...

    August 6, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Novoselic Quits Music Biz

    Novoselic Quits Music Biz | ARTICLE

    "As far as the music industry goes," says former Nirvana bassist Krist Novoselic, "I quit." Writing on the Web site of his current band, Eyes Adrift, Novoselic announced last week that he's fed up with the business...

    August 5, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • White Stripes Cancel Tour

    White Stripes Cancel Tour | ARTICLE

    Jack White's broken left index finger has forced the White Stripes to cancel the dates on their scheduled summer tour, which was to have kicked off Saturday in Providence, Rhode Island. The outing was set to run through an August...

    July 16, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Lollapalooza Scraps Opener

    Lollapalooza Scraps Opener | ARTICLE

    Perry Farrell's Lollapalooza Festival cancelled its planned July 3rd kickoff in Ionia, Michigan, yesterday, and will not reschedule the date. Returning this year after a five-year absence, the tour -- featuring Farrell's Jane's Addiction, Audioslave, Queens of the Stone Age, Incubus,...

    June 18, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Queen Plot Comeback

    Queen Plot Comeback | ARTICLE

    Putting together the DVD version of Queen's 1986 Live at Wembley album rekindled something for guitarist Brian May. "It's been a voyage of rediscovery," he told Rolling Stone last night at the Songwriters Hall of Fame induction...

    June 13, 2003 12:00 AM ET