Offering no explanation, Guns N' Roses has canceled its U.S. tour. Singer Axl Rose created a new version of the band and rehearsed the act for months before going on tour in September.
Mariah Carey proved that she can still work her charms on record buyers Wednesday, as her first album since cutting a new record deal with Island Def Jam opened at third place on the crowded holiday…
Veteran Warner Music distribution exec Rick Wietsma is ankling his post after more than 25 years, marking the first public casualty of the major restructuring under way within the music major's…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America took a battering ram -- literally -- to the music-piracy racket this week, teaming with Secret Service agents to stage the biggest raid to date on a sprawling…
It's impossible to ignore the 1970s while watching Washington, D.C.'s Canyon perform or listening to their new album, "Empty Rooms" (Gern Blandsten Records). But underneath the '70s sound is a group…
Encryption company Macrovision said it has formed a Music Technology Division, with exec Mark Belinsky named as senior VP and general manager of the unit. The company also announced a deal with…
Warner Music Group's WEA distribution arm is migrating from its longtime home in Burbank to New York as part of a major restructuring that will consolidate many regional offices and result in an…
EMI chairman Eric Nicoli didn't confirm any of the myriad rumors of possible merger plans for his music major at a media confab in Gotham Tuesday, but he didn't try very hard to dispel them, either.
After the hard-rock assault of Saturday, night No. 2 of this year's KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas on Sunday presented a much more balanced lineup. The five-hour show featured a hip-hop group, a…
Two heavyweights in the music publishing world tapped new executives to oversee their financial affairs Monday.
Mexico has approved tough new measures to fight piracy in the music, video and software industries, dubbing the manufacture and distribution of counterfeits as examples of organized crime.