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 […]
2008 – Grammys still on. While the writers’ strike put a damper on the Golden Globes, the Writers Guild of America announced Tuesday (January 22) that the striking union will not protest the upcoming Grammy Awards, as had been expected. The unresolved writers’ strike already resulted in a scaled-back Golden Globes and was looming over […]
2005 – The Strokes unveil new songs from their horribly titled third album First Impressions of the Earth during a concert at Rio de Janeiro’s Museum of Modern Art.
2005 – A $100,000 (£58,823) statue honouring the late punk guitarist Johnny Ramone was unveiled by his widow Linda at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Johnny died from prostate cancer in September 2004 at the age of 55. Hundreds turned out for the ceremony, including Tommy Ramone – the only surviving band member. Dee Dee Ramone […]
2004 – Green Day unveil their new rock opera, American Idiot, on the first date of their national tour in Hollywood, Calif.
2003 – Jennifer Lopez unveils her new line of perfume – Still Jennifer Lopez. She describes the scent as “very true to my passions and my relationship to the public.”
2003 – No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani unveils her new L.A.M.B. clothing line, which includes bikini tops, low-slung pants and bum flaps.
2003 – Prince unveils a new studio album, “N.E.W.S.,” to members of his NPG Music Club Web Site.
2002 – With great fanfare, British artist Peter Howson unveils his latest series of paintings – 10 portraits of a nude Madonna. The Material Lady uncharacteristically refused to pose for Howson.
2000 – The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland unveils the Jimi Hendrix Surround Sound Theater and Exhibit.
2000 –A statue honoring John Lennon is unveiled in London. The sculpture is of a handgun with a knotted barrel.
1999 – Microsoft’s digital download technology, MS Audio 4.0, is unveiled.