103 items by Jaan Uhelszki

  • The Importance of Being Iggy

    The Importance of Being Iggy | ARTICLE

    James Newell Osterberg, a.k.a. Iggy Pop, once billed himself as the "world's forgotten boy," but that is no longer the case. From fronting the proto-punk Stooges -- the most despised band of the peace and love Sixties...

    July 18, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Tom Petty Gets Hitched

    Tom Petty Gets Hitched | ARTICLE

    Tom Petty and his longtime girlfriend, Dana York, were married on June 3 in Las Vegas, following the head Heartbreaker's two sold-out shows at the Hard Rock Hotel on June 1st and 2nd. According to Petty's rep,...

    June 19, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Ono Honored by Liverpool U.

    Ono Honored by Liverpool U. | ARTICLE

    Yoko Ono will receive an honorary degree from the University of Liverpool this summer. According to a spokersperson for the school, the degree, making Ono a "doctor of laws," is in recognition of Ono's artistic work and...

    March 29, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Hutchence's Estate Settled

    Hutchence's Estate Settled | ARTICLE

    The battle over INXS singer Michael Hutchence's estate that surfaced following his death in November of 1997 has finally reached the end of the road. During a hearing on Monday (March 26th), Justice Richard Chesterman of the...

    March 29, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Jett, Blackhearts Regroup

    Jett, Blackhearts Regroup | ARTICLE

    Joan Jett and Blackhearts have regrouped to play a handful of shows. Jett is at the tail end of a six-month run on Broadway as transvestite Columbia in the The Rocky Horror Show. (She is currently negotiating...

    March 28, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Madonna Video Nixed by MTV

    Madonna Video Nixed by MTV | ARTICLE

    Madonna's latest video, "What It Feels Like for a Girl," has been rejected for heavy rotation by MTV and its sister company VH1. The networks decided that the content of the four-and-a-half-minute video was too violent, so,...

    March 20, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Zappa's Wife Sues Emusic

    Zappa's Wife Sues Emusic | ARTICLE

    Frank Zappa's widow filed a copyright infringement suit against music download retailer Emusic on March 9th in a U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. Gail Zappa is seeking more than $5 million in damages for alleged copyright...

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Village People's Hughes Dead

    Village People's Hughes Dead | ARTICLE

    Glenn Hughes, a member of Seventies disco band the Village People, died March 4th at the age of fifty. Hughes, a former Brooklyn Battery Tunnel toll collector who assumed the biker persona in the band, had been...

    March 13, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Love Sets Bastard Lineup

    Love Sets Bastard Lineup | ARTICLE

    Courtney Love has dubbed her new all-girl punk side-project "Bastard." The Hole< frontwoman has tapped Veruca Salt's Louise Post, who has band a pal since Veruca Salt opened up for Hole in 1994, to play guitar. Also...

    March 8, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Manics Make History in Cuba

    Manics Make History in Cuba | ARTICLE

    Leftist Brit-rockers the Manic Street Preachers will revisit their radical roots by kicking off their world tour in Cuba today. The Karl Marx theatre in Havana will host fans as well as seventy U.K. journalists and British...

    February 16, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Johnny Cash Hospitalized Again

    Johnny Cash Hospitalized Again | ARTICLE

    Country music icon Johnny Cash was hospitalized in Nashville on Sunday morning, February 11th. According to a spokesperson at the city's Baptist Hospital, the sixty-eight-year-old singer is in "serious but stable condition," but the singer's family has...

    February 12, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Jagger Settles with Model

    Jagger Settles with Model | ARTICLE

    After almost two years of negotiations, Mick Jagger and Brazilian model Luciana Morad have reached a financial settlement regarding their twenty-one-month-old son, Lucas. Morad, thirty, initially demanded $35,000 a month in child support, while the Rolling Stones frontman...

    February 7, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Garbage Sue Universal

    Garbage Sue Universal | ARTICLE

    Garbage filed suit against the Universal Music Group in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, January 29th, claiming that the entertainment conglomerate is holding singer Shirley Manson "hostage" under a contract she signed with Universal subsidiary Radioactive...

    January 31, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • George Clinton Loses Songs

    George Clinton Loses Songs | ARTICLE

    A Florida judge ruled that Parliament/Funkadelic founder George Clinton is not entitled to the rights to the music that he wrote in the late Seventies and early Eighties. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle ruled on January...

    January 30, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Rock Hall to Honor Masters

    Rock Hall to Honor Masters | ARTICLE

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum has chosen Bessie Smith and Hank Williams to be the first and second recipients of the museum's new American Masters Series. The series will first spotlight the legendary...

    January 25, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Marilyn Manson, Rose McGowan Split

    Marilyn Manson, Rose McGowan Split | ARTICLE

    Marilyn Manson and actress Rose McGowan called off their engagement yesterday. "There is great love, but our lifestyle difference is, unfortunately, even greater," McGowan said in the statement released on Thursday. Manson will be able to drown his...

    January 19, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Newsted Quits Metallica

    Newsted Quits Metallica | ARTICLE

    Jason Newsted has quit Metallica. The bassist cites "private and personal reasons, and the physical damage that I have done to myself over the years while playing the music that I love" as his motivation for leaving...

    January 17, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Dave Matthews Does Napster

    Dave Matthews Does Napster | ARTICLE

    For Dave Matthews Band fans unable to wait until February 27th for the band's long-awaited fourth studio album, Everyday, the album's first single has been posted on Napster . . . and with official consent. "I Did It"...

    January 12, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Jermaine Says Jackson Five Will Reunite

    Jermaine Says Jackson Five Will Reunite | ARTICLE

    It seems that Michael Jackson is doing more than recording his "comeback album." In an impromptu interview he granted to start-up Sirius Satellite Radio Station during the Consumers Electronic show in Las Vegas, Michael's older brother Jermaine...

    January 8, 2001 12:00 AM ET
  • Vanilla Ice Busted for Domestic Abuse

    Vanilla Ice Busted for Domestic Abuse | ARTICLE

    Vanilla Ice, who ruled the charts in 1990 with his fifteen-million-selling single "Ice Ice Baby," found himself on ice in a Florida jail Wednesday night. Police were summoned after the musician, born Robert Van Winkle, allegedly struck...

    January 5, 2001 12:00 AM ET