51 items by Gil Kaufman

  • RIAA Admits Piracy Goof

    RIAA Admits Piracy Goof | ARTICLE

    The Recording Industry Association of America sent out more than two dozen letters on Monday apologizing for incorrectly targeting institutions suspected of posting copywritten music on their servers. The RIAA said the erroneous notices were the result of an error by...

    May 14, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Creed Fans Sue Band Over Show

    Creed Fans Sue Band Over Show | ARTICLE

    Four Creed fans have filed suit against the band, its management and Ticketmaster over a December 29th show at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, during which they claim singer Scott Stapp was clearly off his game. The fans are...

    April 23, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Evanescence Fall From Grace

    Evanescence Fall From Grace | ARTICLE

    Prompted by the band's use of profanity in recent press interviews, Wind-Up Records Chairman Alan Meltzer has ordered the recall of Evanescence CDs from Christian stores and radio stations. "Recent statements by band members have made it abundantly clear that Evanescence...

    April 15, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • The Offspring Scoop Axl

    The Offspring Scoop Axl | ARTICLE

    Axl wasn't using it, so the Offspring decided they would. The Southern California punk group has announced that their upcoming album will be called Chinese Democracy, a name that Guns n' Roses leader Axl Rose has been touting for at...

    March 31, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Great White Return to Stage

    Great White Return to Stage | ARTICLE

    Two months after a fire at their Rhode Island show claimed nearly 100 lives, Great White will regroup to play a benefit for the unborn child of late member Ty Longley. The thirty-one-year-old guitarist was killed in February 20th fire,...

    March 28, 2003 12:00 AM ET
Dylan Catalog Goes Online

    Dylan Catalog Goes Online | ARTICLE

    Earlier this month, Sony Records launched Custommixcd.com, a service that allows fans to legally set their own tracklist for original compilations. Right now, Sony's made available songs from thirty-five Bob Dylan albums, as well as a number of rare and...

    February 24, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Metallica Bringing the Noise

    Metallica Bringing the Noise | ARTICLE

    Metallica have set a tentative June release date for their as-yet-untitled upcoming album. According to a source close to the group, the material is "the heaviest, hardest music they've ever made," and the album is close to...

    January 30, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Ex-Meat Puppet Arrested

    Ex-Meat Puppet Arrested | ARTICLE

    Five days after being shot in the stomach by a post office security guard, ex- Meat Puppet Cris Kirkwood was arrested by federal officials Tuesday morning as he was discharged from a Phoenix-area hospital. Kirkwood, 43, was arrested without incident and...

    January 20, 2003 12:00 AM ET
  • Drowning Pool Carry On

    Drowning Pool Carry On | ARTICLE

    Six months after the death of lead singer Dave Williams, the three remaining members of Dallas hard rock outfit Drowning Pool are starting their search for a new vocalist, but it's not going to be easy. "The other day we...

    January 14, 2003 12:00 AM ET
Weiland Creating a Monster

    Weiland Creating a Monster | ARTICLE

    Scott Weiland has begun work on the follow-up to 12 Bar Blues, his 1998 solo debut, with producer Josh Abraham (Crazytown, Deadsy). Abraham describes the four completed tracks, recorded in late August at his Los Angeles studio, as more "artsy" than...

    December 6, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Entwistle Comes Alive on CD

    Entwistle Comes Alive on CD | ARTICLE

    When bassist John Entwistle died of a heart attack on June 27th on the eve of the Who's summer reunion tour, he left behind many aggrieved fans and several unfinished projects. Some of that business will be settled on November...

    November 20, 2002 12:00 AM ET