Not so long ago, Milwaukee band the Promise Ring was seen as one of the most likely groups to bring "emo-core," that post-punk style that joins emotional lyrics with hard-core musical leanings, to…
Major labels Warner Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment have sold off an 85% stake in direct-mail retailing giant Columbia House to Gotham-based investment group Blackstone Capital Partners at a…
Musicvideo and commercial helmer Marcus Nispel will direct "Allegiance" for Radar Pictures.
Angling for a new foothold in the British indie rock and dance music genres, EMI Group is buying widely respected U.K. independent label Mute Records for just under $34 million.
If there was any doubt that this is Ozzy Osbourne's year, it should be fading fast.
For over 60 years, Hadda Brooks has been singing the blues, jazz and torch in taverns, cabarets and restaurants. Yet somehow, the 85-year-old chanteuse makes even a run-of-the-mill Wednesday night in…
After weeks of rumors and wrangling, Mariah Carey has finally found a new home with the Universal Music Group's Island Def Jam.
Earth, Wind & Fire will receive ASCAP's Rhythm & Soul Heritage Award at the 15th annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards gala June 17 at the BevHilton.
Super Furry Animals were out to overwhelm the senses. While the band's songs and artwork are impressively lysergic, at times the mind wanders and certain questions present themselves. Such as, why is…
As the scene for traveling festivals diminishes on the summer concert trail, JamGrass 2002, a festival-style event featuring acoustic bluegrass musicians and jam bands, will make its debut in July.
New Orleans hip-hop duo the Big Tymers lived up to their name Wednesday, bowing at the top of the latest album rankings in an otherwise languid week for record sales.