Quicks: My Chemical Wedding- Great White Settlement- Top of the Charts- Dillinger Escape UK Plan- Lucky Stiffs- The Wallflowers- Manilow Snubs Rosie- BBC DJ Stars- Busta Justice Delay
Several defendants being sued by relatives of the 100 people killed in the 2003 Station nightclub fire that sparked during a Great White concert have tentatively agreed to a $13.5 million settlement, a lawyer for one family in the case told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
The Dillinger Escape Plan and Meshuggah November UK tour has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances according to Live 4 Metal. No official word has been made at press time.
My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way married his long-term girlfriend backstage at a gig in Denver, Colorado on Monday, according PerezHilton.com
The Lucky Stiffs have decided to break up. The band made the semi announcement on their website "Well after 7 years the great Lucky Stiffs ride you know and love is coming to an end, and all will be explained BUT until then we have a few more shows!"
Barry Manilow has broken Rosie O'Donnell's heart by dropping a duet with the windbag from his forthcoming The Greatest Songs Of The Seventies album. The two covered the Elton John/Kiki Dee classic "Don't Go Breakin' My Heart" but Manilow tells Billboard that he dropped it from the CD because it "fit on this album ".
Paul Mccartney, Arctic Monkeys, Ozzy Osbourne Noel Gallagher, Dave Grohl, Paul Weller, Paul Oakenfold, Debbie Harry, Fatboy Slim Norman Cook, and Gwen Stefoni will help BBC Radio 1 celebrate their 40th anniversary by DJ'ing for one hour on the famed radio station. McCartney will debut the series on September 17th.
Busta Rhymes' trial on charges of assault, driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license has been delayed until November 7th.
Bo Diddley is out of the hospital following surgery for treatment of a heart attack last month. He suffered the heart attack following a medical check up at a Florida medical center. He underwent surgery where doctors inserting a stent to improve cardiac blood flow.
Tunelab reports: The Wallflowers have announced dates for a short tour next month:
October 18th in Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
October 19th in Glenside, PA @ Keswick Theatre
October 20th in Atlantic City, NJ @ Borgata Music Box
October 21st in Somerville, MA @ Somerville Theatre
October 22nd in New York, NY @ Highline Ballroom