Suffering from a cold that turned her already sandpapery voice into a gritty rasp, Concrete Blonde's Johnette Napolitano turned an emotional homecoming into a display of sheer will. "I hear my…
Now re-signed to original home Epitaph Records and with founding member (and Epitaph president) Brett Gurewitz back in the fold, Bad Religion has in effect been born-again with a new sense of mutual…
You can almost already hear the members of Sum 41 speaking on some future episode of "Behind the Music," declaring how they had become far too big and much too soon.
Most performers who've spent the better part of four decades on the road slip into the habit of checking their watches onstage. Willie Nelson is no exception, but -- as borne out by this rare…
Scott Blackmun, formerly acting CEO for the U.S. Olympic Committee, on Thursday was named chief operating officer of Philip Anschutz's sports and concerts unit, Anschutz Entertainment Group.
XM Satellite Radio has signed up 30,000 people for its subscription radio service since its November launch, and expects to have about 350,000 subscribers by the end of 2002, the company said in its…
New York-based reedman-composer Don Byron has been one of the most unpredictable forces in jazz over the past decade, tapping into the spirit of klezmer music one moment and paying homage to Henry…
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The "amicable" departure of Mariah Carey from EMI's Virgin Records has degenerated into an ugly battle between tune titans. A joint release issued late Tuesday night announced that Carey and EMI had…
California District Court Judge Marilyn Hall Patel has postponed the start of the recording industry's long-awaited copyright suit against file-sharing pioneer Napster until Feb. 17, a move that may…