Napster Encourages Users To Show Support With CD Purchases

Move meant to demonstrate that file-sharing increases sales; other sites experience increased traffic.

Napster Granted Reprieve

Ninth Circuit Court puts brakes on recording industry injunction.

Napster Users Expected To Flock To Other File-Sharing Services

Experts predict the use of Gnutella, Freenet, Scour will rise after injunction goes into effect.

Judge Grants RIAA Injunction Against Napster

File-sharing service has until midnight Friday to remove all copyrighted content. Launches MP3 Subscription Service

For flat price, users can download as many tracks as they want from Green Day, Phish, others.

Record, Movie Industries Sue Download Company Scour

Napster-like file-sharing service includes current movies as well as songs.

Napster, Tag-Team Senators With E-Mail Campaigns

Users send 87,000 messages to two Judiciary Committee members.

Christina Aguilera, Blink-182 Support Anti-Piracy Campaign

Full-page ads from artists' rights group appear in major U.S. newspapers.

Metallica Frontman Benched By Back Injury

Bassist Jason Newsted, Kid Rock, Korn singer fill in at Sanitarium gigs.

Napster Claims Federal Law Protects Music-Swapping Software

Latest move in legal battle aims at keeping the online music company from being shut down.

Jorma Kaukonen Soothes With Acoustic Blues

Guitarist who rose to fame in Jefferson Airplane returns to scene of early triumphs.

Persuasions Commune With The Dead

A cappella group's lead singer says he 'got goose bumps' from spiritual connection between his outfit and legendary jam band.

Vandals Smash Open Tombs Containing Lynyrd Skynyrd Members

Remains of Ronnie Van Zant, Steve Gaines disturbed early Thursday.

Jefferson Airplane Sue Founding Member Paul Kantner

Guitarist ordered to stop using band name to promote tour.

Bob Dylan, Phil Lesh Mine Country, Blues, Jazz

Rock legends headline summer tour, exploring different musical styles with ace musicians backing them up.

New Digital Music Format Set To Challenge MP3

Public-domain Vorbis format available in beta version.

Founding Grateful Dead Drummer Joins Other Ones For Furthur Festival

Bill Kreutzmann to share stage with ex-bandmates Mickey Hart, Bob Weir, Bruce Hornsby.

Chuck D Criticizes Chief For Siding With RIAA Against Napster

Rapper accuses recording industry of trying to maintain status quo, getting greedy for consumer dollars.

Conference Honors Tupac, Explores Politics

Dead Prez rapper among those on hand for event studying the late rapper's legacy.

Christy McWilson Brings Bakersfield Heat To Another Town

Old-school country flavor marks ex-Picketts singer's show in San Francisco.

Music Fans Buying What They Hear Online, Study Says

Survey stats suggest Web music sources provide alternative to radio for many.

RIAA Asks Judge To Stop Napster Downloads

Recording industry cites 'irreparable damage' from program that accesses copyrighted material.

Attorney Says Dead Kennedys Verdict May Have Far-Reaching Implications

Trial verdict draws mixed reactions from indie-punk community.

BMG To Make Entire Catalog Available In Streaming Audio

Songs from Britney Spears, Santana to be offered through MusicBank site.