2002 – Carlos Rivolta, the Argentine-born bassist of Spanish band Dusminguet, is electrocuted during a concert in Guadalajara, Mexico.
2002 – A Widespread Panic concert in Pelham, Ala. goes sour when young fan Erica Robins Young of Chattanooga, Tenn., collapses and dies of an apparent overdose of the drug Ecstasy.
2002 – TLC member Lisa Lopes was killed in a car accident in La Ceiba, Honduras, aged 30. Seven other people, including Lopes’ brother and sister, who were in the Mitsubishi Montero sports utility vehicle when the crash happened, were taken to a hospital. Lopes who was driving the car when it crashed had spent […]
2002 – Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the effervescent, sometimes volatile rapping member of the Grammy-winning R&B trio TLC, is killed in a car crash in Honduras. Lopes, who would have turned 31 the next month, was in the Central American nation for a vacation.
2002 A judge rules that Courtney Love will not have to undergo a psychiatric evaluation as part of her legal struggle with Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic over control of Nirvana’s recordings.
2002 – Pop singer Jewel breaks a collarbone and a rib, and suffers bumps and bruises when she is thrown from a horse at the Texas ranch of her boyfriend, rodeo star Ty Murray.
2002 – Andrea Bocelli is honored for his outstanding contribution to music at the third Classical Brit Awards.
2002 – Oasis went to No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Hindu Times’, the bands sixth UK No.1.
2002 – Modern rock act Remy Zero appears on the season finale of the WB series Smallville. The show, centered around the adventures of the teenaged Clark Kent/Superman, features the band’s “Save Me” as its theme.
2002 – in the dispute over who owned the rights to Nirvana’s recordings former members Dave Grohl and Kirst Novoselic asked a Seattle Court to prove that Courtney Love was mentally stable. They told the court that Love was ‘irrational, mercurial, self-centered, unmanageable, inconsistent and unpredictable.’ They also claimed a contract was invalid because Love […]
2002 – Alan Dale, a crooner of the late 1940s and ’50s whose hits included the millionselling single “Heart of My Heart,” dies at the age of 73 after a long illness.
2002 – police were investigating how tracks from the forthcoming Oasis album ‘Heathen Chemistry’ had been illegally circulated on the Internet. They thought the person responsible had access to their private recording sessions.