Tattoos & Tequila: To Hell and Back with One of Rock's Most Notorious FrontmenVince Neil, who is getting to be a regular fixture in the Las Vegas courts, has had his trial for poking the chest of an entertainment reporter postponed until November. The incident from March led to a misdemeanor charge of battery and disorderly conduct. No reason was given for the request for a continuance.
A concert by INXS at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs (Plains, PA) was cancelled on Sunday night after a rain storm knocked out power to the stage. The band was in their fourth song when rain flooded the stage and shorted out the sound system.
A plan to rename a mountain peak in the Rocky Mountains west of Aspen after John Denver has been temporarily blocked. Thousands of people in Colorado have signed a petition to name a peak after the singer near the place where he wrote Rocky Mountain High; however, the U.S. Board of Geographic Names said that it was not federal policy to rename anything in federal wilderness areas.
An application has been sent to the Board's offices for review, which could take up to one year.
Elvis Costello has a new song on the soundtrack to the new movie One Day called Sparkling Day. The soundtrack, to be released September 6, also includes music from Del Amitri, Tricky, Black Grape, James, Primal Scream, Fatboy Slim, Corona, Robbie Williams, Ronan Keating, Tears for Fears and more.
Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson are demanding a renegotiation of their contracts with American Idol after Jennifer Lopez was able to bump her pay for next season to $20 million.
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