For The Record: Quick News On No Doubt, Great White, Nelly, Radiohead, Norah Jones, Jerry Garcia & More

The surviving members of Great White have been subpoenaed to appear for questioning before a Rhode Island grand jury, according to CNN. Criminal charges may be filed in connection with the band's pyrotechnic fire disaster that killed 97 people, including guitarist Ty Longley, during a performance last Thursday at the Station club in West Warwick, Rhode Island. ...

No Doubt had a few surprises up their ever-fashionable sleeves at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York Monday night. The group, which picked up its first Grammy on Sunday for "Hey Baby," was joined by Incubus singer Brandon Boyd and guitarist Mike Einziger on the Police classic "Message in a Bottle." Bush leader Gavin Rossdale then took the stage to duet with his wife, Gwen Stefani, on U2's "The Sweetest Thing." No Doubt plan to take some time off before beginning work on their Rock Steady follow-up. ...

"Real World: Las Vegas" cast member Alton Williams was arrested on Saturday after attempting to punch the manager of a North Carolina bar during a Make-a-Wish Foundation charity event. The incident began when Williams, who was wearing angel wings for the benefit, got into a verbal disagreement with some of the bar's patrons, and then escalated when bouncers and the manager got involved. ...

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea and guitarist John Frusciante will appear on Ziggy Marley's new album, Dragonfly, due April 15. Incubus DJ Chris Kilmore also makes a cameo appearance. ... Cypress Hill, Eric Clapton, Ben Harper and the late Jerry Garcia are just a few of the artists set to appear on a tribute album to reggae legend Peter Tosh, who died in 1986 at the age of 43 when he was shot to death in his home. The Peter Tosh Tribute Album is scheduled for release in December. ...

The Flaming Lips, winners of the Best Rock Instrumental Performance at Sunday's Grammy Awards, are inviting fans to send in bizarre performances and other video footage for a documentary in the works. Further details are available on the band's Web site, www.flaminglips.com. ...

Nelly, Fabolous and Tyrese are among the guests on Brian McKnight's upcoming sixth album, U Turn, due March 25. Carl Thomas and Kirk Franklin also contributed to the follow-up to 2001's Superhero. ... Sevendust are in the studio working on the follow-up to 2001's Animosity, which they hope to release in late summer or early fall. An untitled demo of their progress can be heard at www.newandactive.com. ...

Jesse Harris, the songwriter behind Norah Jones' multiple-Grammy-winning hit, "Don't Know Why," has a summer release planned for The Secret Sun, his fourth album with his band the Ferdinandos. Jones makes an appearance on the album, playing piano and singing on "What Makes You." ... Bright Eyes will hit the road for at least 30 dates beginning April 1 in Boulder, Colorado. So far, the outing is scheduled to wrap May 11 in the band's hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. ...

Pubescent pop star Aaron Carter has been named Celebrity Grand Marshal of the

Krewe of Endymion for the 37th annual New Orleans Mardi Gras parade. The Carter

Family, Kool and the Gang, and Creedence Clearwater Revisited will also be in attendance at the March 1 event. ... If Jay-Z declared "Streets Is Watching," U.K. MC Mike Skinner is giving fans the opportunity to reciprocate in kind. Skinner, a.k.a., the Streets, will embark on a seven-city tour of the U.S., beginning March 11 in Los Angeles and ending March 22 in Miami, to support his hipster-acclaimed LP, Original Pirate Material, released in October. ...

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Juvenile pleaded guilty on Friday to charges of aggravated battery, battery on a law enforcement officer, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest without violence and was sentenced to 75 hours of community service. The charges stemmed from an incident which occurred in March 2001 when the rapper was arrested for knocking a man unconscious with a champagne bottle and grabbing a police officer outside a Miami comedy club. ...

The neo-soul dream team was out in full force for a jam session after the Grammys on Sunday. Common and Erykah Badu hosted an after-party at New York's B.B. King's Blues Club, where Raphael Saadiq played guitar, Me'Shell Ndegéocello rocked the bass and Brian McKnight stroked the keyboard. Meanwhile, Mos Def, Musiq, India.Arie (who was carried onstage like a queen), Bilal and the evening's party hosts took turns jumping on the mic. ... The Diplomats are set to film the first video from their Diplomatic Immunity LP. Production on "Gangsta Music" ramps up in New York on March 8 and 9. ...

System of a Down's Shavo Odadjian wrote and recorded some basslines for a recording by KCUF, an unsigned endeavor of his friend/sideshow attraction Crazy White Sean. Korn's Munky also appears on a track, and when — and if — the album gets released, Slipknot's Sid Wilson intends to work on a remix. ... Electro pioneers Fischerspooner, Ladytron and Felix Da Housecat are among the artists featured on Electro Kills, due April 22. Les Rhythmes Digitales founder and Madonna collaborator Jacques Lu Cont remixed Felix's "Silver Screen Shower Scene" for the compilation. ...

A previously undiscovered recording by Mick Jagger, John Lennon and Ringo Starr, a 1974 cover of the blues song "Too Many Cooks," sold for $2,230 at an online auction Thursday. The unlabeled acetate was found at the bottom of a box of records 34-year-old Tom Fisher bought four years ago for $32. ... Director Todd Haynes ("Velvet Goldmine," "Far From Heaven") has gotten the green light from Bob Dylan to use the rock legend's music in a biopic about his life. The times won't be the only thing changing; Dylan will be portrayed by seven different actors, including a black woman and an 11-year-old boy. ...