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  • Madonna to Star in Ritchie's Next Flick

    Madonna to Star in Ritchie's Next Flick | ARTICLE

    In a move that echoes old Hollywood, British film director Guy Ritchie will make his new wife Madonna the star of his next film. The singer, who married Ritchie at the Skibo Castle in Dornoch, Scotland, on...

    December 27, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Sting, Styx Join Super Bowl Extravaganza

    Sting, Styx Join Super Bowl Extravaganza | ARTICLE

    Fourteen-time Grammy winner Sting and multi-platinum rockers Styx have been added to the high-voltage show for Super Bowl XXXV, which will take place Jan. 28 at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium and be broadcast on NBC. The two will...

    December 27, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • George Harrison Readies Reissue, New Album

    George Harrison Readies Reissue, New Album | ARTICLE

    In the midst of the holiday wave of newfound Beatlemania, George Harrison has been working on a new album, his first in more than a decade. Harrison's latest offering will follow his two-disc re-release of his classic...

    December 22, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Springsteen Readies Two DVD Releases

    Springsteen Readies Two DVD Releases | ARTICLE

    Bruce Springsteen has two DVDs set for release on Jan. 16. The first of the two releases, Bruce Springsteen: Video Anthology 1978-2000, will be a double DVD, featuring thirty-three performances culled from twenty-two years of concerts, music...

    December 20, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Pops Staples Dies

    Pops Staples Dies | ARTICLE

    Roebuck "Pops" Staples, founder and patriarch of gospel and blues group the Staple Singers, died of a heart attack at his home in Dolton, Ill., outside of Chicago on Tuesday; he was eighty-four. Staples -- whose birthday...

    December 20, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Beatles Cover Among R.E.M.'s Gifts to Fan Club

    Beatles Cover Among R.E.M.'s Gifts to Fan Club | ARTICLE

    To tide over fans eagerly awaiting their upcoming album, due next spring, R.E.M. dispatched their annual Christmas gift to members of their fan club last week. The Athens-based band has turned back the hands of time -- after...

    December 20, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Aerosmith, 'N Sync to Play Super Bowl

    Aerosmith, 'N Sync to Play Super Bowl | ARTICLE

    Super Bowl XXXV is shaping up to be one of the most exciting spectacles in its thirty-five year history, and that's before the match up on the field has even been established. Organizers have snared enough high-wattage...

    December 19, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Kid Rock Show to Honor USS Cole

    Kid Rock Show to Honor USS Cole | ARTICLE

    Kid Rock will perform to aid the families of the victims aboard the USS Cole, which was bombed in a terrorist attack on Oct. 12. Rock will donate the proceeds from his Jan. 21 show at the...

    December 15, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Film to Capture Sting's Disney Fiasco

    Film to Capture Sting's Disney Fiasco | ARTICLE

    Sting's wife Trudi Styler has chronicled her husband's stormy relationship with Disney pictures in a documentary ominously titled Sweatbox, due to be released next year. The documentary covers Disney's hiring of the former Police-man along with...

    December 14, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Metallica Sue Perfume Maker

    Metallica Sue Perfume Maker | ARTICLE

    Metallica has turned their litigious guns on French perfume maker Guerlain, demanding that the century-old company rename "Metallica," its recently released "Special Edition" fragrance. The band filed suit on Friday (Dec. 8) in the California Western Division of...

    December 12, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Manager Claims Gn'R Album Due in Spring

    Manager Claims Gn'R Album Due in Spring | ARTICLE

    On Monday, Guns n' Roses manager Doug Goldstein of Big FD Management told listeners on Los Angeles radio station KROQ that Gn'R's long-awaited new album, Chinese Democracy, could be available as early as next June, to coincide...

    December 12, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Ozzy to Release Ozzfest 2000 Album

    Ozzy to Release Ozzfest 2000 Album | ARTICLE

    Ozzy Osbourne and manager/wife Sharon are planning to unleash some of the best live performances of the last two Ozzfests and release them on their own Divine Records label. According to a source close to Osbourne, they...

    December 8, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Motley Crue Drummer Writes About Cancer Battle

    Motley Crue Drummer Writes About Cancer Battle | ARTICLE

    Last June, Motley Crue drummer Randy Castillo was rushed to the hospital for emergency surgery, which put his appearance on the band's Maximum Road tour in jeopardy. Ultimately Hole drummer Samantha Mahoney took over the sticks for...

    December 5, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Loverboy Bassist Scott Smith Missing, Presumed Dead

    Loverboy Bassist Scott Smith Missing, Presumed Dead | ARTICLE

    Loverboy bassist Scott Smith is missing at sea and presumed dead, after being swept off his thirty-seven-foot sailboat by a twenty-five-foot wave on Nov. 30 approximately four miles off of San Francisco's Ocean Beach. The forty-five-year-old Smith...

    December 4, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Mel C. Drops More Spice Girls Breakup Hints

    Mel C. Drops More Spice Girls Breakup Hints | ARTICLE

    Spice Girl Mel C. added fuel to the Spice Girls breakup controversy, when she appeared on a chat show on British television on Monday. During her appearance on ITV's Frank Skinner Show, the often outspoken singer mentioned...

    November 21, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Aerosmith Putting Final Touches on New Album

    Aerosmith Putting Final Touches on New Album | ARTICLE

    You know it's time for Aerosmith to release a new album when the American Museum of Natural History kicks off a Laser Aerosmith in 3-D. But before you fear that the Beantown rockers have turned into Pink...

    November 20, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Attacker Issues Apology to Harrisons

    Attacker Issues Apology to Harrisons | ARTICLE

    Michael Abram, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity Wednesday in an Oxford Crown Court for attempting to murder George Harrison and his wife Olivia, issued an apology to the couple after the trial. Abram's...

    November 16, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Pete Townshend Explains What's Next for Who

    Pete Townshend Explains What's Next for Who | ARTICLE

    The Who's appearance at London's Royal Albert Hall on Nov. 27, featuring Eddie Vedder and Noel Gallagher -- which will be aired as a Pay Per View in the U.K. on Dec. 3 and 4, and released...

    November 16, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Harrison Attacker Found Not Guilty

    Harrison Attacker Found Not Guilty | ARTICLE

    Michael Abram has been found not guilty by reason of insanity for the attempted murders of former Beatle George Harrison and his wife Olivia. Believing that Harrison and all the Beatles were witches, the former heroin addict...

    November 15, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Hammett Talks About Metallica's Busy Hiatus

    Hammett Talks About Metallica's Busy Hiatus | ARTICLE

    While still asserting that they're on hiatus, Metallica will perform live at the VH1 My Music Awards at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium on Nov. 30. The San Francisco metalmen are nominated for Most Entertaining Public Feud (for...

    November 13, 2000 12:00 AM ET
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