Frits Philips dies at 100. Son of the founder of the Dutch electronics company died on Monday. Under Frits Philips, on of Europe’s leading electronics companies expanded in Asia and America with annual sales of more than $35 billion. Among the companies products under Frits Philips was the first electric razor.
NIN to tour in 2006. Trent Reznor and company have decided that after taking off two months they will continue touring in support of With Teeth next Spring. They will begin in Illinois on February 10th.
Judge upholds charges in Great White fire. A superior court judge on Monday upheld manslaughter charges against Station Nightclub owners and Great White’s former manager. The 2003 fire at the Rhode Island nightclub was responsible for 100 deaths. The ruling means prosecutors can proceed with the case.
My Morning Jacket cancel tour. Due to pneumonia-related health problems suffered by their singer/guitarist Jim James, My Morning Jacket has cancelled their European tour. The dates included performances in Germany, Belgium, Norway, Scotland, England, Sweden, Denmark and a New Year’s Eve performance in New York.