Bill Laswell never met a genre he couldn't tinker with. He has coaxed career performances from metal-mongers Motorhead and White Zombie, dabbled in Middle Eastern musical mosaics and added his…
The stock of Nine Inch Nails and its reclusive tortured-genius leader Trent Reznor has suffered of late with the poor commercial performance of the group's most recent, double-length album, but the…
Threaded through the 14 years of Peter Hemming's stewardship with the Los Angeles Opera, a repertory of Benjamin Britten's operas figures among the company's major accomplishments: four works so far…
Two Detroit-based bad boys, rapper Eminem and rap-rocker Kid Rock, hold down the top spots on the national music charts for the week ending June 4.
Shares of MP3.com soared nearly 50%, closing at $16.88 Wednesday, as speculation swirled that several of the five major label groups are close to settling their copyright infringement suits with the…
A first film by a popular French rapper has discreetly scooped the best screen average, making nearly $8,000 per theater on 18 prints in the Paris region.
The European Commission is coming under increasing pressure to conduct a full antitrust investigation into a proposed $20 billion merger between Warner Music and the EMI Group. Composers from five…
Eddie Lambert has ankled his post as senior director of music licensing at EMI-Capitol Music to join online production studio SmashCast as the Netco's chief music officer, it was announced Tuesday.
United Talent Agency has signed Grammy-winning rapper Eminem for representation in all areas, save touring.
The R&B "supergroup" Lucy Pearl made their impressive L.A.-area debut at the overflowing House of Blues, where the trio and their fine backing band brought together winning elements of hip-hop, soul…
Steven Spielberg, Whoopi Goldberg, Jeff Goldblum and Richard Dreyfuss have been tapped to make presentations at the Hollywood Bowl's annual gala and concert on June 23.