Bertelsmann's shakeup of its flagging music division looks set to continue with subsidiary BMG reportedly looking to lay off hundreds of employees in its efforts to cut costs and raise profits.
In its brief history, the Hollywood Bowl's World Festival has been far and away the most interesting, offbeat and, more often than not, most cleverly programmed series of concerts on the whole…
Napster has been shut down ... if only for a little while. The music file-sharing company voluntarily pulled the plug on its network late Sunday -- not because of its ongoing trouble in the courts…
The Federal Communications Commission will drive rap and hip-hop artists from the airwaves if it lets stand an unprecedented $7,000 indecency fine against a Colorado radio station for playing an…
File-sharing network Aimster has been slapped with two new copyright infringement suits -- one on each coast -- even as it continues its battle with the record industry.
It was heavy metal heaven Saturday at the sun-baked Blockbuster Bowl as an estimated 50,000-plus headbangers took in this year's 12-hour-long edition of OzzFest, featuring a strong roster of young…
"Sing-a-Long Sound of Music" began in London, and has become such a phenomenal hit that it's now wending its way around the world. The idea is simple enough: It's like "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"…
Few performers have plumbed the depths of the Billy Strayhorn legacy as passionately as Darius de Haas. The actor, who has racked up several impressive theatrical appearances, proves to be a singer…
Influential guitarist Chet Atkins, who helped modernize country music in the 1960s, paving the way for the massive commercial force that it is today, died Saturday in Nashville. He was 77.
A far cry from the detached musicians who played last fall at the Greek, the five members of Radiohead, each smiling ear to ear, could barely contain their enthusiasm at the start of this sold-out…