17 items by Christina Fuoco

  • Chester Bennington Talks New Band Dead by Sunrise, Next Linkin Park Album

    Chester Bennington Talks New Band Dead by Sunrise, Next Linkin Park Album | ARTICLE

    Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington debuted his new band, Dead by Sunrise, during an anniversary party for his tattoo parlor chain, Club Tattoo, at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona, on Saturday. "I wouldn't call it a...

    May 12, 2008 2:57 PM ET
  • Famed Eminem Shop Reopens

    Famed Eminem Shop Reopens | ARTICLE

    The Hiphop Shop, the clothing store and rap battleground that spawned the careers of Eminem, Proof and Slum Village, is being resurrected. But the reopening, by Detroit entrepreneur Kevin "Hustle Simmons" Brown, has triggered a battle itself,...

    October 13, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Static-X's Eisen Guilty

    Static-X's Eisen Guilty | ARTICLE

    Former Static-X and Dope guitarist Tripp Eisen has pled guilty to having oral sex with a minor and will serve one year in California State prison on that charge. On October 7th Eisen, born Tod Rex Salvador,...

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Jason Mraz Goes to School

    Jason Mraz Goes to School | ARTICLE

    Slated to open a few dates for the Rolling Stones on their mega-blockbuster tour, hip-hop-influenced singer-songwriter Jason Mraz is just as happy playing more intimate settings -- as he will do when his own headlining jaunt, a...

    September 2, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Green Day Rock the VMAs

    Green Day Rock the VMAs | ARTICLE

    MTV plays very little rock music these days, but the genre sure made a resurgence during the 2005 Video Music Awards, held Sunday at Miami's American Airlines Arena. Green Day won seven of the eight moonmen for...

    August 29, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • D12's Proof Channels Jerry Garcia

    D12's Proof Channels Jerry Garcia | ARTICLE

    While recording his solo debut, D12 rapper Proof found inspiration in an unlikely person -- the late jam rocker Jerry Garcia. "I was watching Searching for Bobby Fisher and Mark Hicks [D12's manager] put in a Jerry Garcia...

    August 8, 2005 12:00 AM ET
  • Psychedelic Furs at Work

    Psychedelic Furs at Work | ARTICLE

    After more than a decade away from the studio, Eighties pop act the Psychedelic Furs are at work on a new album. "We didn't want to go out and tour on old music because we haven't been...

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM ET
  • Pearl Jam Meet King's X

    Pearl Jam Meet King's X | ARTICLE

    After fifteen years of talking the talk, Pearl Jam bassist Jeff Ament and King's X frontman Doug Pinnick are collaborating on a project they hope to finish this year. Ament and Pinnick met in 1988 when Ament was...

    May 22, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • "8 Mile" Director Lauds Eminem

    "8 Mile" Director Lauds Eminem | ARTICLE

    In the six months Curtis Hanson lensed the movie 8 Mile, he watched its star, rapper Eminem, foster a natural acting ability, one with an emotional depth only hinted at in his videos. When the movie opens November...

    October 24, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Jay-Z Remembers Aaliyah

    Jay-Z Remembers Aaliyah | ARTICLE

    Jay-Z abruptly stopped his concert at Detroit's DTE Energy Music Theater shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday during "Hard Knock Life" to honor the one-year anniversary of the death of R&B singer Aaliyah. Performing as part of the Sprite...

    August 26, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Kid Rock Throws a Party

    Kid Rock Throws a Party | ARTICLE

    Decked out in red, white and blue clothing -- with forty-ouncers and barbecue grills in hand -- more than 5,000 Kid Rock fans braved thirty-five-degree weather Saturday at the Michigan State Fairgrounds in Detroit to serve as...

    October 29, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Detroit Says Sorry to Dre

    Detroit Says Sorry to Dre | ARTICLE

    Dr. Dre has agreed to settle two civil rights lawsuits against the cities of Detroit and Auburn Hills, Michigan. He filed the suits after the cities impeded him from airing graphic videos during his Up in Smoke...

    October 25, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • D12 Booted From Warped

    D12 Booted From Warped | ARTICLE

    Detroit rap ensembles D12 and Natas have been kicked off this year's Warped Tour after a fight erupted between the two groups on August 3rd at the Tweeter Center in Camden, New Jersey. According to the Camden Police...

    August 6, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Stevie Wonder Goes Home

    Stevie Wonder Goes Home | ARTICLE

    Overjoyed with emotion from his first live performance in nine years, Stevie Wonder broke down in tears as he wished the city of Detroit a happy 300th birthday Saturday night. "This is a really emotional moment," Wonder said...

    July 23, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Kim Mathers Faces Drug Rap

    Kim Mathers Faces Drug Rap | ARTICLE

    Kim Mathers, the estranged wife of rapper Eminem, was arraigned today in 41-B District Court of Mount Clemens, Michigan, on one count of possession of a controlled substance. Mathers was found with less than twenty-five grams of...

    July 16, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Eminem Pleads No Contest

    Eminem Pleads No Contest | ARTICLE

    Rapper Eminem pleaded no contest in a Pontiac, Mich., courtroom today to charges stemming from an incident last June when he pulled a gun on an associate of the Insane Clown Posse. Oakland County Circuit Court Judge Denise...

    April 23, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Eminem Gets Probation

    Eminem Gets Probation | ARTICLE

    Backed by a collective gasp from Eminem's friends and family, Judge Antonio Viviano sentenced the rapper to two years probation today in Mount Clemens, Mich., for carrying a concealed weapon outside a Warren, Mich., bar last June. "I'd...

    April 10, 2001 12:00 AM ET