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  • Eagles, Fleetwood Mac Selected for Hall of Fame

    Eagles, Fleetwood Mac Selected for Hall of Fame | ARTICLE

    Expect hell to freeze over again this winter: The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Class of '98 will consist of the Eagles, as well as Fleetwood Mac, the Mamas and the Papas, Santana, Gene Vincent and...

    October 28, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Metallica Get Faithfull On New Album

    Metallica Get Faithfull On New Album | ARTICLE

    Metallica's Re-Load album, due out on Elektra in the U.S. Nov. 18 and a day earlier in the U.K. on Mercury, will include a track with a "vocal melody" by Marianne Faithfull. "The Memory Remains" was cut...

    October 22, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Rolling Stones Break Sales Records

    Rolling Stones Break Sales Records | ARTICLE

    The Rolling Stones are again rolling into a record-setting mode. The Bridges to Babylon tour opener set a new gross record at Chicago's Soldier Field, ousting the title from U2, whose $5.9 million total from July 1-2...

    October 21, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: Bridge School Benefit 1997

    Live Report: Bridge School Benefit 1997 | ARTICLE

    The acoustic guitar is The Great Equalizer. Because "Unplugged"-style concerts expose the shortcomings of bands that rely on effects and backing tracks, the instrument has a way of leveling the musical playing field. In a way that...

    October 20, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Janet Jackson Tops the Charts

    Janet Jackson Tops the Charts | ARTICLE

    Janet Jackson has the nation's No. 1 album this week -- but just barely. "The Velvet Rope" sold 202,000 copies for the week ending October 12, according to SoundScan, coming in 2,000 units ahead of the soundtrack...

    October 15, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • U2 Gross Nearly $60 Million in Europe

    U2 Gross Nearly $60 Million in Europe | ARTICLE

    U2 dominates the current top grossing concerts with the final dates of a 10-week, 32-day tour of Europe and the Middle East that grossed a total of $58,697,632, drawing more than 1.5 million fans from Ireland to...

    October 15, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Paul Simon's "Capeman" Hits Broadway

    Paul Simon's "Capeman" Hits Broadway | ARTICLE

    As a number of baby boomer pop stars try their hand at musicals, Paul Simon is supervising final rehearsals for "The Capeman," an original Broadway show featuring doo-wop and traditional Puerto Rican music. The play, which also...

    October 7, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Jarmusch Chronicles Neil Young's Crazy Horse

    Jarmusch Chronicles Neil Young's Crazy Horse | ARTICLE

    After making the rounds of film festivals worldwide, director Jim Jarmusch's "Year of the Horse," a documentary that recounts 20 years in the lives of Neil Young and Crazy Horse, will begin galloping across the country on...

    October 3, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Elton John Rockets to Number One

    Elton John Rockets to Number One | ARTICLE

    After topping sales charts all over Europe, Elton John's "Candle in the Wind 1997" broke the record for first-week sales of a single in the U.S., according to SoundScan. The single, which John recorded as a benefit...

    October 1, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Review: The Rolling Stones

    Live Review: The Rolling Stones | ARTICLE

    To understand the spectacle put on by the Rolling Stones at Chicago's Soldier Field on an unseasonably cool September night in 1997, it helps to know what they did on the same stage on a blistering hot...

    September 24, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Review: The Rolling Stones in Chicago

    Live Review: The Rolling Stones in Chicago | ARTICLE

    Five days before launching their "Bridges to Babylon" world tour, the Rolling Stones played a surprise warm-up show at the Double Door, a small, alternative rock-oriented club in Chicago's trendy Wicker Park neighborhood. And though their tour,...

    September 19, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Stooges, Eagles Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    Stooges, Eagles Nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame | ARTICLE

    Nearly a quarter-century after Iggy Pop proclaimed himself a "street-walking cheetah with a heart full of napalm," he and the proto-punk Stooges may soon find themselves strutting into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. The...

    September 15, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Pink Floyd Reissues due in September

    Pink Floyd Reissues due in September | ARTICLE

    Pink Floyd has been expanding pop music's consciousness for 30 years, an anniversary Columbia Records will mark Sept. 23 with the reissue of six of the psychedelic band's platinum albums. Wish You Were Here (1975), Animals (1977),...

    September 6, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Review: Aerosmith in Illinois

    Live Review: Aerosmith in Illinois | ARTICLE

    Aerosmith all but wrote the arena-rock concert manual: build an elaborate set, preferably one with a backdrop of giant red-eyed cobras; open with the new album's title track and save your smash hits for the finale and...

    September 2, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Phishfest "Went" Off Without A Hitch

    Phishfest "Went" Off Without A Hitch | ARTICLE

    The Great Went, the Aug. 16-17 Phish-fest at Loring Air Force Base in remote Limestone, Maine, grossed more than $4.2 million. More than 62,000 Phish-heads paid $70 for a weekend of camping and three servings per day...

    August 22, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Dylan Preps "Time Out of Mind"

    Dylan Preps "Time Out of Mind" | ARTICLE

    Just months after making a swift recovery from a potentially fatal heart infection, Bob Dylan is preparing to release his first album of...

    July 25, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Pink Floyd Hit New Sales Plateaus

    Pink Floyd Hit New Sales Plateaus | ARTICLE

    Pink Floyd hit new peaks in May -- certifications from the Recording Industry Association of America. Chris Morris writes in Billboard Bulletin that the English group's 1979 set, The Wall, notched sales of 11 million, while its...

    June 4, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Inside the Replacements Tribute Album

    Inside the Replacements Tribute Album | ARTICLE

    The Replacements' enormous influence on bands like Nirvana and the Goo Goo Dolls will always be disproportional to the credit and cash they received. Still, it's never too late for the '80s garage-punk group to reach listeners...

    May 20, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Live Report: Neil Young and Crazy Horse in San Francisco

    Live Report: Neil Young and Crazy Horse in San Francisco | ARTICLE

    With the Jim Jarmusch-directed Neil Young documentary "The Year of the Horse" premiering across town, it wasn't all that tough to guess what band billed as "Hippie Dream" was suddenly scheduled to play San Francisco's Trocadero. By...

    May 12, 1997 12:00 AM ET
  • Notorious B.I.G. Killed in Los Angeles

    Notorious B.I.G. Killed in Los Angeles | ARTICLE

    Just six months after Tupac Shakur was killed in Las Vegas, the Brooklyn rapper Notorious B.I.G. was slain Sunday in a drive-by shooting that took place outside Vibe magazine's post-Soul Train Awards party. The rapper, whose given...

    March 10, 1997 12:00 AM ET
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