Crack Charges Dropped After Ex-Pumpkins Bassist Completes Drug Classes

D'Arcy Wretzky will not face a trial on charges she possessed cocaine in January.

First Four Albums By The Band To Be Reissued With Bonus Cuts

Music from Big Pink, The Band and others due in August.

Metallica, Hanson Can't Knock *NSync From #1 Spot

Boy band's No Strings Attached remains atop the Billboard 200.

Dr. Dre Moves To Block MP3 Files, Not Napster Users

Rapper hopes to prevent copies of 34 of his songs from being available for trading.

Punk 'N' Circumstance

Digital Nation: As Technology Grows, So Do Lawsuits

Advances bring new boundaries to recording rights; similar flurry of litigation happened when radio debuted.

30,000 Napster Users Say Metallica Are Wrong

One in 10 alleged copyright violators say they were mistakenly identified by hard-rock outfit.

The Calm After The Storm

Tweedy, O'Rourke, Apples In Stereo Rock Inaugural Noise Pop Chicago

San Francisco festival finds success in odd pairings as it expands to Windy City.

Metallica's Lars Ulrich Vows To Keep Fighting Illegal MP3s

In TV debate, drummer goes toe-to-toe with rapper Chuck D, who comes to Napster's defense.

Napster Users Try To Work Around Metallica Ban

Dr. Dre plans to send own list of alleged copyright infringers to company, his lawyer says. To Pull Plug On Major Label Albums

Chuck D To Testify Before Congress On Napster, Online Music

Small Business Committee meets May 24 to examine business models in era of free music.

CD Prices May Come Down As Result Of Settlement

Pearl Jam Fans Say 'Hell No, We Won't Download'

Members of an online group called the Resistance say they don't want to hear rock group's new LP until it comes out.

*NSync Launch Tour With Elaborate Stage Show, Pyrotechnics

Boy band re-create cover of No Strings Attached for opening number. To Pull Plug On Major Label Albums

Company calls move a 'good faith gesture.'

Napster Blocks Users Listed By Metallica

Those who believe their MP3-trading accounts were incorrectly identified can apply for reinstatement.

Beastie Boys, Beatles Label Announces Digital Download Plans

EMI says it will begin selling music over the Net in July.

Antitrust Settlement That Could Lower CD Prices Announced

Labels barred for seven years from tying promotional funds to retailers' advertised prices.

David Bowie To Play Concert For BowieNet Users

David Bowie To Play Exclusive Concert For BowieNet Users

Show to coincide with the launch of BowieNet V.2.

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Record Industry's Napster Suit

Ruling is second recent online victory for music industry.

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Record Industry's Napster Suit

Recording Industry Association of America pursuing copyright-infringement claim against software maker.