Settling into his chair at the Conga Room, guitarist Marc Ribot greeted the crowd with a friendly "buenos noches." The words sounded incongruous in his New Jersey accent but proved an appropriate…
GetMusic.com is launching a feature that will allow Netizens to create musicvids to songs by major-labels artists, including Everclear, Hanson, Busta Rhymes and Sonic Youth.
It was inevitable and right that Mel Torme's favorite professional hangout, the Hollywood Bowl, would serve up a tribute to his memory Wednesday night a little over a year after his death (he would…
Aside from a new entry, DJ Clue's "Backstage Mixtape" (Def Jam/Universal), the top 10 albums slumped last week from the previous sales period, according to SoundScan figures released Wednesday.
Rep. Howard Coble (R-N.C.) made his first priority upon returning to Capitol Hill on Wednesday the introduction of legislation repealing a controversial 1999 law classifying recordings as "work for…
Yahoo has signed a licensing deal with the Recording Industry Assn. of America that will allow the portal to netcast music from the org's member labels. The agreement will help Yahoo circumvent the…
Latin music channel HTV has launched an interactive Web site as part of its fifth anniversary commemoration.
Two was the magic number Thursday for MTV's 17th annual Video Music Awards. Eminem, Aaliyah, 'N Sync, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bjork and Macy Gray each took home two trophies at the VMA ceremony at New…
Steve Barnett has been upped to executive vice president and general manager of the Epic Records Group.
Seagram Co.'s Universal Music Group asked a federal judge Tuesday for $450 million in damages from MP3.com Inc. for violating the company's copyrights.
You could probably count on one hand the number of bands these days that give live performances as intense and zestful as those of Stone Temple Pilots, so playing after them is certainly a…