In her third annual appearance at Manhattan's Oak Room, West Coast diva Paula West once again reveals her unique gifts as a silken and subtle weaver of melody and words. Grace and perfect diction, a…
Since the dawning of the Doors and Velvet Underground, there has been a continuous cycle of black-clad, gloomy sounding rock bands. Now it's a new century, and San Francisco's B.R.M.C. is carrying on…
Rap-rock quintet 311 ended its two-month U.S. tour on a high note with a festive homecoming performance at the sold-out Universal on Halloween. Band members hit the stage in various costumes and…
CD pirates got a surprise Halloween visit Tuesday from Motion Picture Assn. anti-piracy officials and the Royal Thai police, who raided an illegal factory outside Bangkok.
While there's no doubting the seriousness of his chops, John Scofield has spent the better part of his career trying to get folks to lighten up. His funk-tinged guitar jams are invariably…
Rapper DMX and hard rockers Incubus landed one-two this week in SoundScan's chart of best-selling albums, the last week before the heavy-hitters start flooding the marketplace.
Longtime concert promoter John Scher has acquired the three New York City-based divisions of Metropolitan Entertainment Group, creating a company consisting of Hybrid Recordings, an artist management…
Amble down Leonard Street toward trendy Gotham nightspot the Knitting Factory these days and you'll see music fans lingering out front for a quick chat or a cigarette before the night's performance…
Boys will be boys, and men will be men, but discretion can shake anyone up, young or otherwise.
VH1 is planning to bring music to the corner of Hollywood & Highland. Cabler is negotiating to secure a three-story, glass-enclosed production space at the Hollywood & Highland complex in order to…
German media giant Bertelsmann has reiterated its support for Napster despite postponing the online relaunch of the music file swapping service until next year.