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…
The "Billboard Music Awards," likely boosted by host Bernie Mac, delivered its best young-adult demo score in four years Tuesday night on Fox.
There's little cheer in the beginning of the holiday sales season. With the exception of the new releases and Christmas discs from Barbra Streisand and Mannheim Steamroller, every album in the top 50…