British music major EMI Group has hired strategic consultant John Rose as exec VP, based in New York and reporting jointly to newly appointed Recorded Music chief Alain Levy and Group chairman Eric…
Wearing a sweater decorated with rainbows and shiny pants with butterfly appliques, Jane Siberry looks like a kindergarten teacher at a Montessori school or the proprietor of a New Age shop, the kind…
President Bush has asked all radio stations to play "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tuesday to mark the three-month anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center.
With the lineup weighted toward solo singer-songwriters (only two of the evening's seven acts used a drummer), the 12th annual Gimme Shelter benefit show at the Roxy was a gently low-key affair…
Slayer, Metallica, Megadeth and Anthrax are the only surviving major groups from the glory days of 1980s thrash metal, and of that aging bunch it's the dark and forbidding quartet Slayer, which…
The merger between French music TV channels Mezzo and Muzzik has been approved by the European Unions's anti-trust authorities.
The Beatles "1" hit package helped drive a fruitful holiday season last year, and the Fab Four may play a key role in the music business in the coming weeks.
Wilco unveiled Wednesday the lion's share of "Yankee Hotel Foxtrot," the album that led Reprise Records to give the alternative country progenitors walking papers this summer. The experimental nature…
Jazz, with its emphasis on languid vamps and improvisational stretches, isn't particularly well suited to a time-compressed, all-star presentation such as this show, designed to benefit the Robin…
Jeremy Pearce has ankled his position as chief exec of V2 Music Group, the indie record label backed by Virgin entrepreneur Richard Branson.
Studios, take a seat at the front of the class. Theater owners, head for detention. Such were the results of the Federal Trade Commission's report card, released Wednesday, on how well the…