Friendships formed in youth often disintegrate through the years, and "The Gift," a musical receiving its world premiere at the Tiffany Theater, focuses on five young men who meet in college, drift…
With "Global Divas" as a useful generic umbrella, the Hollywood Bowl reached out to three corners of the globe to find three artists with their own means of generating excitement. Albita skill is…
Following the BMG Distribution convention held in Toronto last week, Arista Records' newly installed prexy-CEO Antonio "L.A." Reid has unveiled what he calls his "dream team" of senior execs.
Napster vets Bill Bales and Adrian Scott have launched AppleSoup.com, a legal, artist-friendly, file-sharing site.
There was no onstage mention of the Napster controversy that's lately swirled around Metallica as the group offered a solid, nearly two-hour survey of their impressive multiplatinum career as the…
Don Henley may no longer be the long-haired wild man and troublemaker he was as drummer for the Eagles back in the '70s, but he still knows how to rock, damn it, and if you don't believe that, all…
In the wake of the music industry's Napster nightmare, Germany's artists' rights association GEMA is seeking greater compensation from both PC consumers and hardware manufacturers. If successful, the…
Mike Dungan has been named prexy of Capitol Nashville, replacing Pat Quigley, who exited last week to pursue other business opportunities.
Danny Strick has joined the senior A&R staff of the Maverick Recording Co. He'd previously served as prexy of BMG Songs, the U.S. division of BMG Music Publishing, since 1996.
The war of words continued Friday as Internet file-sharing firm Napster reacted to the Recording Industry Assn. of America (RIAA) and National Music Publishers Assn.'s Thursday response to the…
AtomFilms has pacted with New Line Cinema and GarageBand.com, where visitors to the short-film Netcaster will be able to edit a musicvideo for a song to appear in Adam Sandler's upcoming laffer…