The Who's John Entwistle, arguably the most influential bassist in rock 'n' roll history, died Thursday in Las Vegas one day before the band was to begin a 27-show tour across North America. He was…
Music web Viva is increasing its stake in its Zurich-based subsid Viva Swizz from 44% to 96% in a deal with founding shareholders of the music channel.
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The Kronos Quartet has been named artist in residence at UCLA Performing Arts for the 2002-03 season, which will include a second run of All Tomorrow's Parties, an international theater festival and…
Eminem continued to steamroller his way through the record industry's stubborn recession last week, hanging on to the No. 1 spot in the album charts for the fifth week running and going…
Vivendi Universal's payment of $4.75 million to a group of 161 musicians and their heirs to settle a case claiming overcharges for services and underpayment of royalties has been approved by a Los…
To paraphrase a vintage perfume commercial, Chris Robinson has come to believe that if you want to capture someone's attention, you should whisper. For his first solo performance in New York, the…
Whenever Cecil Taylor appears on a hometown stage, he tends to spring a surprise on the Gotham crowd. It was clear from the moment one entered the room that this spectacularly staged orchestral piece…
The very idea of this tour actually happening is straight out of the "never in a million years" file, but against all odds the egos and the animosity have been well enough set aside for both David…
Sony Music flagship Columbia Records has tapped company veteran John Mcl. Doelp senior veep of A&R operations, reporting directly to prexy Will Botwin.