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is arrested at The Prince Of Wales pub, Kentish Town, London, England, UK, Europe, after he pulls a pistol on the doorman.
reach No1 in the UK albums chart with Just Enough Education To Perform.
releases a new LP, Drive, on Arista records in the USA.
Tex-Mex legend Freddy Fender receives a life-saving kidney transplant from his daughter, Marla Huerta Garcia, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
It is announced that, after ninteen years together, Megadeth
has broken up because guitarist Dave Mustaine has suffered an injury to his left arm and hand that has left him unable to play.
The Rolling Stones
arrive in a blimp, specially decorated with their famous lips logo, at Van Cortlandt Park, New York City, USA, to hold a press conference
announcing their upcoming 40 Licks Tour.
Travis drummer Neil Primrose crashes his Subaru into a 50 foot deep ditch during the International Rally of Wales.
, Lou Reed
, Diana Krall
and Andrea Bocelli perform at the annual Pavarotti & Friends concert in Parco Novi Sad, Modena, Italy.
Pete Wishart MP, formerly a member of the bands Runrig
and Big Country, tells the first House of Commons debate on music that illegal copying is the biggest threat to the industry and urges the British government to crack down on music piracy and bootlegging.
Hikaru Utada releases the album Deep River in Japan. it will sell 2,350,170 copies in a week, debuting at number 1 on the Oricon album chart.
plays the first of two nights at The Jazz Cafe, Camden Town, London, England, UK, Europe.
Sharon Osbourne, wife of Ozzy Osbourne
of Black Sabbath
, has two lymph nodes removed in a test to establish whether he cancer has spead. It has, so she will require further treatment.
kicks off her Halos And Horns Tour with a show at Irving Plaza, New York City, USA. This is her first major concert tour in ten years.
Jazz trumpet star Idrees Sulieman dies aged 78 during a visit to Florida.
signs the biggest recording deal in UK history, said to guarantee him $80m.
reveals during an interview that he doesn't like pop music. The revelation comes in the wake of Jackson having purchased some classical music CDs during a shopping trip in Berlin, Germany, Europe.
, Palo Alto and Colour Of Fire play at The Mean Fiddler, London, England, UK.
play at Keele University, England, UK.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club play at The Academy, Bristol, England, UK, with Ty Cobb.
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Ty Cobb play at The UEA, Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK.
, The Datsuns, and The Gaza Strippers play at The Academy 2, Manchester, England, UK.
Add N To X play at The Garage, Highbury Corner, London, England, UK.
A, Biffy Clyro
and Real-y-t play at the Dance Academy, Plymout, England, UK.