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Judge Gerald E. Lynch rules that rapper Eminem
’s copyright infringement lawsuit against the hip-hop culture magazine The Source will go to trial.
founder Nikki Sixx wins a legal fight in Los Angeles Superior Court, Los Angeles, California, USA, against footwear manufacturer Vans, which has used his image without permission in an advertising campaign.
play at Carling Academy, London, England, UK.
play a live acoustic gig at The Caves, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
London’s legendary Abbey Road
studios are opened to the public during a festival of movie scores, beginning with A Hard Day’s Night, starring the studio’s most famous sons, The Beatles
On their Hot Fuss
tour, The Killers
play at The Joint at The Hard Rock, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
comes to the end of a UK tour at The Playhouse Theatre, Lowestoft.
plays at The Westfalenhalle, Dortmund, Germany, Europe.
releases her second studio LP, Touch
, on Sony Records in Japan, Asia.
The body of recently deceased popular Afghan singer Nasrat Parsa
is flown from Canada to Germany, Europe, for burial.
at Starr Hill Music Hall, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
Italian-born but naturalized Canadian guitarist Domenic Troiano
, dies from prostate cancer, aged 59. In a long career, Troiano played with Bush, The James Gang, The Guess Who and many more. He also did sessions for Steely Dan
, Diana Ross
, Joe Cocker
and Louis XIV play at the Central Park Summer Stage, Central Park in New York City, USA.
play at SPOT 11, Aarhus, Denmark, Europe.
play at The House Of Blues, Sunset Strip, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
plays at The Journal Tyne Theatre, Newcastle, UK.
plays at The Les Schwab Amphitheater, Bend, Oregon, USA.
Reel Big Fish
play in The Bay Center at The Rusty Rudder, Dewey Beach, Delaware, USA.
Shoe manufacturers Nike apologise to to Washington, D.C.-based hardcore rock act Minor Threat
for misappropriating the band's logo and other imagery in its own advertising poster for a skateboarding tour.
, supported by Jason Mraz
, continues her Jagged Little Pill Acoustic tour at The Paramount Theatre, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Chicago and Earth, Wind And Fire
play the first of two nights at Chastain Park Amphitheater, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
makes an announcement on his website that, contrary to recent reports, he is not planning to retire. He is, however, taking a break from making his own music in order to concentrate on producing other artists.
The White Stripes
play at The Greek Theater, Berkeley, California, USA.
Ernie 'Sweetwater' Johnson, who had been half of the sixties soul duo Eddie And Ernie
, dies as a result of a hit and run incident on 16th Street in his home town of Phoenix, Arizona, USA. For some years, he had been living on the streets, wheeling his worldly possessions around in a supermarket trolley.
The Dave Matthews
Band plays at The Gorge, George, Washington, USA.
play at the Journal Pavilion, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.
play at The Academy, Manchester, England, UK.
, G Unit, Obie Trice, StatQuo, Akon and others play at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
Modern Day Drifter by Dierks Bentley is awarded gold album status by the R.I.A.A.
in the USA. This is Bentley's second gold disc.
plays in Schouwburg, Antwerp, Belgium, Europe.