Editor's Note: First Notes is a weekly update of recent happenings in the world of music.
* A man has launched a campaign which he hopes will prevent Nickelback from performing in native London again. Donations mostly result in the band being emailed and asked not to play there. All proceeds will go to charity.
* Paul Revere, frontman of the band Paul Revere and the Raiders, has died at age 76. Revere had been battling cancer for the last year, though no cause of death has yet been given. Paul Revere and the Raiders got their start in 1963 and had four top-10 singles, "Kicks," "Hungry," "Good Thing" and "Him or Me, What's it Gonna Be."
* Blues legend B.B. King, 88, was forced to cancel the final eight gigs of his current tour due to exhaustion and dehydration. No other information was offered.
* Capital Cities will headline Gravedigger's Ball in the Dixie's Tavern parking lot on Oct. 25. Tickets range from $15 to $750.
* Music Monsters & Mayhem will feature performances by Coolio and Tone Loc at the N.C. Music Factory on Oct. 31. Tickets are $15.