Dee Dee Ramone, bassist and founding member of seminal punk group the Ramones, died Wednesday night at his Los Angeles home. The L.A. County Corroner's Office is investigating the death as a possible…
Dallas-based music Netco Streamwaves has inked a nonexclusive licensing pact with Universal Music Group.
There was no business like "Show" business for Eminem this week, as sales of the rapper's latest disc "The Eminem Show" (Interscope/Shady) surpassed even the loftiest expectations for its first full…
Pop star Britney Spears gave her young Southland fans exactly the kind of show they came for on at the sold-out Staples Center. The ambitious blonde's 75-minute production featured lots of…
Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are back in the record-making business.
Former Gotham karaoke king Andrew W.K. is on a beer-, sweat- and vomit-soaked mission to bring the "party" back to rock 'n' roll, joining pop songs, heavy-metal guitars and danceable beats into one…
Doug Frank has been promoted to the new post of president of music operations at Warner Bros. Pictures, responsible for administrative, production and day-to-day ops of Warner Bros. Pictures Music.
Detroit rock duo the White Stripes play a stripped-down, punk-infused modern blues blend that's currently the toast of the industry. But like Beck, Oasis, Moby and the Strokes, the band's appeal…
It would be hard to imagine two operas more divergent in tone and tonality than Bartok's "Duke Bluebeard's Castle" and Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi."
It's the singer not the song," Mick Jagger once sang. The Junior Brown/Jim Lauderdale bill at the Roxy Saturday night put Jagger's theory to the test, and neither Brown (a distinctive stylist and…