2000 – Songwriter Harold Clayton, who co-wrote the SOS Band hit “Take Your Time (Do It Right),” is killed in a hit-and-run accident in Los Angeles. He is 53.
2000 – New York’s hip-hop community comes out at New York’s New Age Cabaret in support of the Black August Hip-Hop Collective. The organization’s third-annual benefit concert features appearances by newcomers the Welfare Poets, Rise & Shine, and Imani Izuri as well as established acts like Tony Touch, Dead Prez, and the Roots’ Black Thought […]
2000 – In a chat with Web site gurl.com, Garbage’s Shirley Manson says, “I’ve softened my hard-line approach towards Britney Spears simply because if we’re going to have any such vacuous pop stars in our midst, it’s all right if it’s Britney because she has a sense of humor, unlike … that hideous creature Mandy […]
2000 – The National Parents Council of Ireland makes a formal complaint against Slipknot’s show tonight at Dublin’s the Point. The gig is subsequently called off.
2000 – Slipknot caused chaos at this years Kerrang! Awards, after smashing glasses, setting fire to their table, throwing a monitor off the stage and destroying a microphone. The band picked up 3 awards including best single and best live act.
2000 – Marilyn Manson spends a night in London checking out labelmates Queens of the Stone Age. Person Marilyn Manson Right click for SmartMenu shortcuts
2000 – Following a Creed show in Camden, N.J., a man has his hand nearly cut off by an axe-wielding attacker.
2000 – The Backstreet Boys’ online alter egos, the Cyber Crusaders, debut online with a party at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Fla. Pioneering Marvel Comics artist Stan Lee’s Stan Lee Media designed 22 online cartoons featuring the Backstreet Boys’ likenesses, which can be viewed at the Backstreet Project Web site.
2000 – Pam Tillis joins the Grand Ole Opry. The former Country Music Association female vocalist of the year is inducted by Marty Stuart during the TNN-televised portion of the show.
2000 – Gov’t Mule bassist and former Allman Brothers Band member Douglas Allen Woody is found dead in a motel in the New York borough of Queens. He is 44.
2000 – Oasis, Primal Scream, Foo Fighters, The Bluetones, Muse, Eminem, Beck, Stereophonics, Blink 182
2000 – Oasis, Primal Scream, Foo Fighters, The Bluetones, Muse, Eminem, Beck, Stereophonics, Blink 182, Slipknot, Placebo, Pulp, Eminem, Rage Against The Machine, Gomez, Limp Bizkit, Embrace and The Wannadies all appeared at Carling Weekend Reading and Leeds festival in England.
2000 – Jack Nitzsche, the noted musician, songwriter, producer, and arranger, dies of cardiac arrest in Hollywood, Calif., He is 63. Nitzsche rose to prominence during the ’60s as an arranger of produce Phil Spector’s hit singles.