2008 – GUNS N’ ROSES: ‘Chinese Democracy’ Track Listing Slightly Revised – Oct. 17, 2008 A slightly revised track listing for the new GUNS N’ ROSES album, “Chinese Democracy”, has now been posted at BestBuy.com, which will exclusively carry the album in the U.S. starting on November 23. A pre-order page for the long-delayed release […]
2004 – as the third season of American Idol was aired on US TV a memo was leaked showing a list of songs banned from being performed at this year’s auditions that included, Elton John’s ‘Candle In The Wind’ and ‘Fallin’ by Alicia Keys. Also all songs by Bruce Springsteen, Mariah Carey, No Doubt, R. […]
2003 – The troubled Lollapalooza tour with Jane’s Addiction and Audioslave cancels an upstate New York date, citing rising production costs.
2002 – The London Court of Appeal, in a long-running dispute, rules that the Spice Girls must pay an Italian scooter maker an estimate $1.5 million in damages and legal costs for misrepresenting themselves in a deal to promote the company’s vehicles.
2001 – During a UK tour Marilyn Manson appeared at the Birmingham NEC, with special guests Disturbed. Tickets cost £16.50 ($28.05).
2001 – appearing at Glasgow SECC, Scotland were The Offspring. Tickets cost £15 ($25.50).
2001 – Jennifer Lopez scored her first UK No.1 single with ‘Love Don’t Cost A Thing.’
1998 – The Beatles and Yoko Ono win their suit against a label that was going to release a live album of the group performing at Hamburg’s Star Club in the early ’60s. The group is awarded custody of the original tape, as well as damages and legal costs.
1997 – The Fugees perform the first of two homecoming concerts in Haiti to raise money for refugees. However, the concerts end up costing more money to stage than they actually make.
1997 – Michael Jackson film ‘Captain EO’ shows for the last time at Disneyland. The scandal and molestation charges Michael faced prompted Disney to remove the attraction. Nice family ride… way to go Disney! After Michael’s death, Disney reinstated the attraction replacing ‘Honey I shrunk the Audience’. Michael Jackson Starred what Disney hoped would be […]
1993 – George Harrison and David Crosby make guest appearances on the fifth season premiere of the Fox animated comedy series “The Simpsons.” “Homer’s Barbershop Quartet” is the first episode of The Simpsons’ fifth season. It features the Be-Sharps, a fictional barbershop quartet founded by Homer, whose story roughly parallels that of The Beatles. The […]