66 items by Augustin Sedgewick

  • Sharon Osbourne Beats Cancer

    Sharon Osbourne Beats Cancer | ARTICLE

    After battling colon cancer very publicly for months, Sharon Osbourne has beaten the disease. "Sharon has finished her cancer treatments and has made a full recovery," her spokesperson told Rolling Stone today. The good news comes only two weeks after Sharon...

    April 2, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Madonna Bags "Life" Video

    Madonna Bags "Life" Video | ARTICLE

    Madonna won't release the video for "American Life," the titular first single from her upcoming April 22nd release, due to content that could have been perceived as offensive and insensitive in light of the ongoing war in...

    April 1, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Bizkit Change Title, Again

    Bizkit Change Title, Again | ARTICLE

    First it was passion for Britney, then it was a jilted suitor's scorn, then it was the war on war, and now it's the search for an album title. If Limp Bizkit frontman Fred Durst's frequent and vehement posts on...

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM ET
Backstreet Boys' CD Derailed

    Backstreet Boys' CD Derailed | ARTICLE

    The Backstreet Boys insist they aren't splitting, but still can't say when they'll follow up 2000's Black and Blue. In a new statement, the Boys announced their decision to defer work on a new album, citing diverging personal priorities. "Individually...

    March 27, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • MTV Rethinking War Clips

    MTV Rethinking War Clips | ARTICLE

    Citing "heightened public sensitivity" because of the war in Iraq, MTV Europe is avoiding videos and programs deemed "offensive to public feeling." A network memo written by Broadcast Standards Manager Mark Sunderland recommends a temporary embargo of videos that depict, "war,...

    March 26, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Massive's 3D Cleared on Porn

    Massive's 3D Cleared on Porn | ARTICLE

    After a four-week investigation, police in Bristol, England, have cleared Massive Attack's Robert Del Naja, who performs as 3D, of all charges related to Internet porn offenses. A charge for possessing Class A drugs, levied against Del Naja simultaneously last month,...

    March 24, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Blige Readies Summer "Love"

    Blige Readies Summer "Love" | ARTICLE

    Grammy-winner Mary J. Blige's sixth album, tentatively titled Love and Life, is due this summer. Produced by P. Diddy, the set is the pair's first album-length collaboration since Blige's landmark 1992 debut What's the 411?. P. Diddy plugs the upcoming album...

    March 18, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Iggy to Reunite Stooges

    Iggy to Reunite Stooges | ARTICLE

    Iggy Pop will reunite with guitarist Ron and drummer Scott Asheton, his original bandmates in the Stooges, for an April 27th performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, California. Former Minutemen bassist Mike...

    March 14, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Boston Bans Pyro in Clubs

    Boston Bans Pyro in Clubs | ARTICLE

    Officials in Boston, where many of the hundreds of victims of last month's deadly nightclub fire in Rhode Island were treated, are leading the national legislative response to the recent nightclub tragedies. Yesterday, members of the Boston City Council's committee on public...

    March 11, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Zeppelin Triple Live Set Due

    Zeppelin Triple Live Set Due | ARTICLE

    To celebrate the thirty-fifth anniversary of Led Zeppelin's formation, Atlantic Records will release two exhaustive sets of Zeppelin rare live material on May 27th. The two collections -- one triple CD called How the West Was Won and one double...

    March 10, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Mellencamp Does "Washington"

    Mellencamp Does "Washington" | ARTICLE

    Veteran rocker John Mellencamp is at work in his Bloomington, Indiana, studio on an album of traditional blues and folk songs for release later this year. On the still-untitled set, he covers blues legends Robert Johnson and Howlin' Wolf as...

    March 5, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • "Twist" Writer Ballard Dies

    "Twist" Writer Ballard Dies | ARTICLE

    Legendary R&B singer and songwriter Hank Ballard died Sunday at his Los Angeles home after suffering from throat cancer; according to birth records, which differ from his official biographical information, he was seventy-five. Ballard, born John H. Kendricks in Detroit, formed...

    March 3, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • R.I. Death Toll Rises

    R.I. Death Toll Rises | ARTICLE

    Forty-year-old Kelly Vieiera, the ninety-eighth victim of last month's Rhode Island nightclub fire, died Sunday in Boston. She suffered severe burns after Great White's show-opening pyrotechnics ignited foam that the Station, in Vieiera's hometown of West Warwick, had used for soundproofing. Of...

    March 3, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Simmons Unites Anti-War Stars

    Simmons Unites Anti-War Stars | ARTICLE

    Russell Simmons, Lou Reed and David Byrne were among the artists on hand in New York yesterday to announce the formation of Musicians United to Win Without War, an industry-wide peace alliance. Jay-Z, Missy Elliott, Sheryl Crow,...

    February 28, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Massive's 3D Busted for Porn

    Massive's 3D Busted for Porn | ARTICLE

    Massive Attack frontman Robert Del Naja is denying ever having looked at child pornography on the internet after his arrest in connection with alleged class A drug and Web porn offenses. British police raided his Bristol, England, home Tuesday as...

    February 27, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Metallica Name New Bassist

    Metallica Name New Bassist | ARTICLE

    Metal vets Metallica finally filled the hole at the bottom of their lineup yesterday, welcoming bassist Rob Trujillo into the fold as they prepare for their upcoming Summer Sanitarium tour. The group had been without a full-time...

    February 25, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Courtney Arrested in London

    Courtney Arrested in London | ARTICLE

    Police at London's Heathrow airport arrested Courtney Love this morning after she allegedly verbally abused the crew of a Virgin Atlantic flight from Los Angeles. Love, 38, was traveling in the airliner's Upper Class cabin on her way to a London...

    February 4, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Spector Free on $1M Bond

    Spector Free on $1M Bond | ARTICLE

    Police in Los Angeles say they are not pursuing any other suspects in the shooting death of a woman at rock producer Phil Spector's Los Angeles-area mansion yesterday. Officers arrested Spector early Monday after responding to a 5 a.m. emergency...

    February 4, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Pearl Jam Tour Cyberspace

    Pearl Jam Tour Cyberspace | ARTICLE

    Pearl Jam will reprise their exhaustive 2000 official bootleg series this year as they tour the world behind Riot Act, but they've streamlined the process considerably. Starting with the first date, February 8th in Brisbane, the shows...

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Nelly, Bruce Set for Grammys

    Nelly, Bruce Set for Grammys | ARTICLE

    Quintuple nominees Bruce Springsteen, Nelly and Norah Jones lead the first wave of acts confirmed for the 45th annual Grammy Awards. Faith Hill and Coldplay are also set for the ceremony, scheduled for February 23rd in New York. Nelly will perform...

    January 28, 2003 12:00 AM ET