2000 – Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty reque… Read more

2000 – Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty reque…

2000 – Ontario Attorney-General Jim Flaherty requests that Canada’s federal government, which handles immigration matters, prevent Eminem from entering the country for a concert at Toronto’s SkyDome. The request stems from a complaint filed to the Toronto police hate crimes squad by a community activist who claims that the Interscope rapper’s lyrics advocate violence toward […]

2000 – Mounds of pending litigation against it not… Read more

2000 – Mounds of pending litigation against it not…

2000 – Mounds of pending litigation against it notwithstanding, embattled music fileswapping service Napster continues to expand with the release of a Macintosh-friendly version available for download. The new Mac version comes complete with exclusive features such as file search logs, “drag and drop” capability, and a color scheme that matches the hues on Apple’s […]

2000 – Rock band Killing Heidi and dance duo Madis… Read more

2000 – Rock band Killing Heidi and dance duo Madis…

2000 – Rock band Killing Heidi and dance duo Madison Avenue, both of which are debut acts with chart-topping hits on independent labels, lead the winners at the 14th Scape Australian Record Industry Assn. (ARIA) Awards in Sydney. Killing Heidi wins ARIAs for best group, album, new artist, and rock release for “Reflector.” Madison Avenue […]

2000 – R.E.M. graces its Athens, Ga., hometown wit… Read more

2000 – R.E.M. graces its Athens, Ga., hometown wit…

2000 – R.E.M. graces its Athens, Ga., hometown with the band’s first concert appearance there in eight years. The three-song performance, held on the steps of the Athens Clarke County Courthouse, comes as part of Land Aid, a local festival that strives to improve the economic environment of Athens and its surrounding area.