'N Sync Drops Out of Jackson Tribute

'N Sync is saying "Bye Bye Bye" to Michael Jackson.

The popular boy band is dropping out of Jackson's upcoming star-studded tribute concerts in NewYork.

Apparantly Lance Bass, Justin Timberlake and their gang will not have enough time to practice their dance moves with the moonwalking star

"'N Sync will be rehearsing their MTV Video Music Awards performance on Wednesday and Thursday while Michael will be rehearsing for his shows," said producer David Gest. "The two schedules just conflict and 'N Sync will not be in New York prior to that. Michael looks forward to working with 'N Sync in the future as he is a very big fan of the group."

They were planning on performing "Dancing Machine" with Jackson during the September event at Madison Square Garden.

Metallica Requests Tire Recall

Members of Metallica want a brand of tires taken off the road, and it's not because the wheels are defective.

The wheels are named Metallica because of their metallic coloring. The group claims the tires infringe on its trademark and did succeed in stopping MHT Luxury Alloys from selling them after one season.

Now the rockers are asking for a recall of the tires that were sold. Their attorney says the band might someday decide to sell tires with their logo and don't want the competition.

Stevie Nicks on Sick Leave

This has been one tough summer tour for Stevie Nicks.

The songstress has canceled gigs along her tour, including two this week due to severe bronchitis.

She's being treated in Los Angeles and is hoping to recover in time for a Las Vegas gig on Saturday.


Backstreet Boy Brian Littrell is already planning for his future. He and his wife Leighanne have formed a production company to produce records and films. She will be president of BriLeigh Productions and says the business will provide some security "when all the touring slows down, we [will] still have something that we enjoy doing."

ABCNEWS Radio and ABCNEWS.com's Nancy Chandross contributed to this report.