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One of the most closely watched battles over artists' rights in the music biz was put on indefinite hold Thursday, after California Sen. Kevin Murray shelved his legislative bid to rescind an…
Recently released from prison after serving several years on a weapons charge, the fiftysomething Arthur Lee wasted no time in reassembling Love, the band he was using before his incarceration, and…
In the beginning, the members of Our Lady Peace -- particularly vocalist Raine Maida -- seemed hell-bent on becoming the patron saints of scenery chewing. But somewhere along the line, the Canadian…
At Wednesday's so-called Jazz at the Bowl concert, the word "jazz" applied only to a precious handful of notes that were blaring through the cranked-up Hollywood Bowl amplification system. Yet the…
Something felt off about this year's Area tour. What last year was fresh now came off as yesterday's news. While Moby can take genuine pride in the fact that a number of tours have followed his lead…
Although it hasn't been billed as such, these two weeks up in the Cahuenga Pass add up to an Esa-Pekka Salonen festival.
Bruce Springsteen kept a firm grip on the top spot on the album charts for the second straight week, despite a sharp 55% decline in sales.
Veteran music exec Phil Quartararo is close to sealing a deal to return to the EMI fold as executive vice president under North America chief exec David Munns.
Far from sounding the death knell for the music industry, digital music will generate $2.1 billion in revenues by 2007 -- or 17% of total sales, according to a new research report from tech…