1999 – Written off by some quarters of the British… Read more

1999 – Written off by some quarters of the British…

1999 – Written off by some quarters of the British music industry three years ago, Robbie Williams scoops up three trophies at the annual Brit Awards. The ex-Take That member picks up the coveted awards for best male British solo artist, best British single (“Angels”) and best British video (for the single “Millennium”).

1999 – Aretha Franklin issues a statement taking r… Read more

1999 – Aretha Franklin issues a statement taking r…

1999 – Aretha Franklin issues a statement taking responsibility for a “handful of suits for a small fraction out of the 99.9% of people who (she has) paid responsibly and in a timely way.” She attacks as “malicious and vicious” a story in the Detroit Free Press saying that 30 lawsuits have been filed against […]

1999 – The Deftones, on the final stop of their to… Read more

1999 – The Deftones, on the final stop of their to…

1999 – The Deftones, on the final stop of their tour opening for Black Sabbath, find that their truck has been stolen from the parking lot of the Holiday Inn in Dearborn, Mich. Taken are all of the band’s backline equipment and instruments, including several of Chi Chings’ Precision Fender Bass guitars, and Stephen Carpenter’s […]