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  • Lynyrd Skynyrd Threaten Marilyn Manson With a Can of Whoop Ass

    Lynyrd Skynyrd Threaten Marilyn Manson With a Can of Whoop Ass | ARTICLE

    In their classic "Sweet Home Alabama," Lynyrd Skynyrd took a swing at Neil Young for talking trash about the South. Now, in the wake of their Tuesday night benefit concert for the Never Forgotten Fund to raise...

    August 13, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Woodstock Hooligans Caught in Police Web

    Woodstock Hooligans Caught in Police Web | ARTICLE

    The New York State Police have moved into the millenium by posting photographs of the Woodstock conflagration on their website at in the hopes that some concerned NetHeads will identify some of the perpetrators who committed the crimes.| Lieutenant...

    August 3, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Pearl Jam Step Up for Bridge Benefit

    Pearl Jam Step Up for Bridge Benefit | ARTICLE

    Pearl Jam is the first band to sign on for Neil Young's Thirteenth Annual Bridge School Benefit concert, according to a spokesperson for the Godfather of Grunge. The event will be held this year at Mountain View,...

    July 28, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Paul McCartney Paintings Go on Display

    Paul McCartney Paintings Go on Display | ARTICLE

    The creative rivalry that characterized John Lennon and Paul McCartney's musical relationship now extends to the visual arts.| Just a month after news broke of the first permanent display of Lennon prints at Liverpool's Mathew Street Gallery, seventy-three of Paul McCartney's...

    July 15, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Elton to Docs: Don't Go Breaking My Heart

    Elton to Docs: Don't Go Breaking My Heart | ARTICLE

    One week after John Popper popped for some angioplasty to treat an arterial blockage in his heart, Sir Elton John checked into a London hospital to be fitted for a pacemaker on Friday (July 9) in an...

    July 12, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Morphine Frontman Remembered With Live Music, Radio Show

    Morphine Frontman Remembered With Live Music, Radio Show | ARTICLE

    A private memorial service for Morphine frontman Mark Sandman will be held Friday (July 9) in Boston, according to the late bandleader's label, Dreamworks Records. Details for a public ceremony are expected to be announced soon.| Several tribute shows are also...

    July 8, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Sonic Youth Offer Reward For Return of Gear

    Sonic Youth Offer Reward For Return of Gear | ARTICLE

    Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo has posted urgent messages on a number of websites stating that all of the band's equipment had been stolen from a Ryder truck parked at a Ramada Inn in Orange County, Calif., sometime during the...

    July 6, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Isaak Revisits Past for 'Eyes Wide Shut'-Related Video

    Isaak Revisits Past for 'Eyes Wide Shut'-Related Video | ARTICLE

    Chris Isaak is taking time out from his seemingly never-ending tour to film a video for "Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing," a standout track from the rockabilly pin-up's 1995 album Forever Blue.| Why make a video for a song...

    June 24, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Bono Provides Online Clues to U2's Next Album

    Bono Provides Online Clues to U2's Next Album | ARTICLE

    In his first-ever online chat, U2's Bono joined fans at www.dropthedebt.msn.com to support Jubilee 2000's Drop the Debt campaign, which aims to eliminate the third world debt by the year 2000.| Bono has spearheaded the entertainment industry's...

    June 12, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • The Verve Call It Quits -- Again

    The Verve Call It Quits -- Again | ARTICLE

    To almost no one's surprise, the Verve, considered by some to be guitar rock's last great hope, has thrown in the towel for the second time in four years. Despite the fact that 1997's Urban Hymns allowed the British band...

    April 28, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Talking Heads Start Making Sense

    Talking Heads Start Making Sense | ARTICLE

    All four Talking Heads returned to the scene of the crime on Monday, where fifteen years ago, Stop Making Sense, their ground-breaking Jonathan Demme-directed film, was previewed at the San Francisco International Film Festival.| The quartet reassembled...

    April 28, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Break-in and robbery reported at the offices of the Christoper Wallace Foundation

    Break-in and robbery reported at the offices of the Christoper Wallace Foundation | ARTICLE

    On the fifth anniversary of the death of Kurt Cobain, thoughts naturally turn to the status of the long-anticipated Nirvana box set.| Although rumored for release in late '99 or early 2000, industry insiders insist that's wishful...

    April 8, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Taped "Diary" of John Lennon Unearthed

    Taped "Diary" of John Lennon Unearthed | ARTICLE

    An extraordinary tape of former Beatle John Lennon was reportedly unearthed in the garage of a fan last month.| The thirteen-minute recording, labeled "Lennon Voice Diary," may be a portion of an audio journal that Lennon was...

    April 1, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Monsters of Folk: Dylan, Simon Might Tour

    Monsters of Folk: Dylan, Simon Might Tour | ARTICLE

    Could Rhymin' Simon and Illin' Dylan be planning to hit the road together this summer? Although a spokesperson at Bob Dylan's management says nothing's written in stone ("The two of them are talking about it, but haven't...

    March 10, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Phil Lesh Concocts Unbroken Chain Benefit

    Phil Lesh Concocts Unbroken Chain Benefit | ARTICLE

    After eight months of inactivity -- and life-saving liver transplant surgery -- Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh will return to the stage for a three-day run at San Francisco's Warfield Theater beginning on April 15 and extending to April 17. But...

    February 25, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Eric Clapton Resuscitates Rehab Clinic

    Eric Clapton Resuscitates Rehab Clinic | ARTICLE

    Rumors have been circulating that Crossroads, Eric Clapton's thirty-six-bed drug and alcohol treatment center on the island of Antigua, is in trouble. Opened last October and almost completely bankrolled by the guitarist to the tune of $6.5 million...

    February 11, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Phish Bag Millennium Party in Hawaii

    Phish Bag Millennium Party in Hawaii | ARTICLE

    Phish-fearing Hawaiians concerned that their pristine beaches would be awash with dreadlocks and love beads on the eve of the millennium can rest easy. Over the weekend, Phish and concert promoter Bill Graham Presents withdrew their application to stage a millennial...

    February 2, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Adam Yauch Defends Mumia Benefit

    Adam Yauch Defends Mumia Benefit | ARTICLE

    If the bands playing a benefit concert for death-row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal were hoping to raise awareness for their cause, they succeeded long before the first chord was struck. News of the controversial show, which takes place tonight (Jan. 28) at...

    January 29, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Review: The Rolling Stones

    Live Review: The Rolling Stones | ARTICLE

    The old adage "less is more" has seldom been as spectacularly realized as it was last night when the Rolling Stones' "No Security" tour opened its doors for business. Instead of being hurled on stage through a...

    January 26, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Questions Arise After Green Day Drops off Stones Tour

    Questions Arise After Green Day Drops off Stones Tour | ARTICLE

    Like the saying goes, you can take the boys outta punk, but you can't take the punk outta the boys. In a move that...

    January 14, 1999 12:00 AM ET
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