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 […]
2008 – Metallica have just premiered the video for their single “The Day That Never Comes” on their MySpace page. The epic clip was directed by Danish director Thomas Vinterberg and filmed this past July in southern California. On working with the acclaimed filmmaker, Hetfield explained to MTV.com, “That’s the beauty, I think, of writing […]
1942 – Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool, England. The Beatles have 20 No. 1 songs, more than any other recording act, and McCartney by himself or in duets has another nine. His biggest post-Beatles hits are “Ebony and Ivory,” a duet with Stevie Wonder that stays at No. 1 for seven weeks, and “Say […]
2008 – Jonathan Davis, vocalist of the band Korn, logs onto Xbox LIVE from Lisbon, Portugal on February 27 to play Halo 3 and game with Xbox LIVE members. Xbox LIVE Gold members take on the award-winning singer with Gamertag (KORN Jonathan1 (Jonathan Davis)) while playing online from Noon to 2 P.M. ET on Wednesday, […]
2006 – The Beatles announce plans to digitally remaster their back catalog and sell it online.
2005 – Dozens of artists perform on stages around the world during Bob Geldof’s Live 8 concerts. In the United States, those not attending the show in Philadelphia, can catch everything from highlights to entire regional concerts via television, online, satellite radio and mobile broadcasts. The massive global initiative is spearheaded by Live Aid organizer […]
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 […]
2001 – In anticipation of the November 20 release of his latest solo album, Virgin establishes the online Mick Jagger Preview Jukebox. The site features 90-second clips of all the tracks on Jagger’s “Goddess in the Doorway,” his first solo album since 1993’s Wandering Spirit.
2001 – Beatles principal George Harrison participates in his first-ever online chats via Yahoo! Chat and MSN Live.
2000 – In an effort to raise awareness of the Clearwater Project Of Higher Ground For Humanity (HGH) Jewel makes a concert available for online streaming exclusively at the Netaid.org Web site. HGH is a non-profit organization founded by Jewel and her mother/manager, Lendra Carroll in 1999 to help bring safe, clean water to remote […]
2000 – As promised, the Offspring give away $1 million of its own money to a lucky fan. Two finalists in the band’s online giveaway, where fans who downloaded the song Original Prankster were automatically entered, appear on MTV’s “Total Request Live” to compete in a trivia contest to determine who will take the prize. […]
2000 – The Backstreet Boys’ online alter egos, the Cyber Crusaders, debut online with a party at Hard Rock Live in Orlando, Fla. Pioneering Marvel Comics artist Stan Lee’s Stan Lee Media designed 22 online cartoons featuring the Backstreet Boys’ likenesses, which can be viewed at the Backstreet Project Web site.