2005 – Drummer Mike Chiplin leaves UK metallers Lostprophets to “pursue… Read more

2005 – Drummer Mike Chiplin leaves UK metallers Lostprophets to “pursue…

2005 – Drummer Mike Chiplin leaves UK metallers Lostprophets to “pursue other musical opportunities”. Alternative-Metal band formed in the Cardiff satellite town of Pontypridd, WALES, in 1997, by drummer Ian Watkins and guitarist Mike Lewis; when drummer Mike Chiplin and guitarist Lee Gaze joined, Watkins took over vocal duties and Lostprophets were ready to go. […]

2005 – Chuck Brown, the “Godfather of Go-Go,” is a… Read more

2005 – Chuck Brown, the “Godfather of Go-Go,” is a…

2005 – Chuck Brown, the “Godfather of Go-Go,” is awarded a National Heritage Fellowship, the country’s highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. The Fellowship, which comes with a $20,000 prize, is presented annually by the National Endowment of the Arts. Brown, 70, pioneered the funk-fusion R&B style called Go-Go, a percussiondriven, long-form approach […]

2005 – Pop superstar Michael Jackson is found not … Read more

2005 – Pop superstar Michael Jackson is found not …

2005 – Pop superstar Michael Jackson is found not guilty on all counts of his child molestation trial in Santa Maria, Calif. Jackson, 46, had been charged with molesting a 13-year-old cancer survivor in 2003, serving him wine and conspiring to hold the boy and his family hostage at his Neverland estate in order to […]