2003 – A warrant is issued for Bobby Brown’s arrest in Georgia after the ex-New Edition singer fails to complete any of the conditions of his probation from a drunk driving conviction.
2003 – Phish bassist Mike Gordon is arrested in Wantagh, N.Y., and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and trespassing in a closed area. At a concert by the Dead at Jones Beach’s Tommy Hilfiger Theater, police were alerted that a nine-year-old girl was missing. The child was later found with Gordon in […]
2003 – Iron Maiden drummer Michael “Nicko” McBrain is arrested and charged with assault after hitting a parking attendant with his car, according to reports. The incident occurs backstage at the Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Theater in Wantagh, N.Y., where the band is performing that night.
2003 – Police issue a warrant for Motley Crue singer Vince Neil’s arrest after he allegedly attacks a prostitute at Nevada’s Moonlite Bunny Ranch.
2003 – Iron Maiden drummer Nicko McBrain is arrested outside of their Wantagh, N.Y., date after allegedly running over a parking attendant. Drummers are so kewl!
2003 – Pete Doherty, singer/guitarist with rising English band The Libertines’ Pete Doherty, is arrested for burglary after allegedly breaking into a basement apartment in central London. Does this guy get in alot of trouble or what… He must be kewl!
2003 – Ja Rule becomes the first high-profile international artist to tour South Africa. Jeffrey Atkins (born February 29, 1976), better known by his stage name Ja Rule, is an American rapper and actor signed to The Inc. and Universal Records formerly of Def Jam Recordings. A Hollis, New York native best-known for hits such […]
2003 – In Billboard, the Who’s Pete Townshend dismisses those who’ve passed judgment on him after his arrest for kiddie porn, and instead cares about its affect on “friends, fans, family and strangers who feel they know me through my work.”
2003 – Slipknot bassist Paul Gray is arrested on drug charges after a car accident in Des Moines, Iowa. Gray reportedly ran a red light and collided with another car proceeding through an intersection. The musician’s behavior was erratic, and when police arrived on the scene, they found small amounts of marijuana, a substance that […]
2003 – Stone Temple Pilot singer Scott Weiland is arrested after police stop him for driving without lights shortly before midnight in L.A. Cocaine and heroin is found in his car.
2003 – The manager of controversial Russian lesbian pop duo t.A.t.U. is arrested after 200 teenage fans riot in Moscow’s Red Square.
2003 – London’s Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) formally cautions Pete Townshend for “accessing a Web site containing child abuse images” in 1999. Townshend-who was arrested in January on suspicion of possessing child pornographic material- is placed on a U.K. register of sex offenders where he is to remain thusly listed for five years. An MPS […]