After a two-year local concert absence, Brooklyn-based singing sensation Maxwell made a seductive return to Southern California at the near-hysterical Universal Amphitheatre on Tuesday, the first of…
About a week after Japan adopted an ode to the eternal reign of the emperor as its national anthem, Polydor KK has decided to cancel the release of a CD that contains a punk version of the song.
The Backstreet Boys' "Millennium" was the bestselling album in the nation for the second consecutive week, according to sales data released Wednesday.
Julio Iglesias Jr. will make his concert debut Aug. 26 at Studio 54 in the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. His solo performance celebrates the U.S. launch of his first album, "Under My Eyes."
What could reasonably be called a new and improved edition of popular '80s and early '90s hard rockers the Cult opened an unprecedented seven-night sold-out run at the Sunset Strip's House of Blues…
The Recording Industry Assn. of America posted declines in seizures of pirated and counterfeit music product during the first half of 1999, as its emphasis changed from swap meets to Web sites.
Digital On-Demand, which allows consumers to make custom CDs in retail stores, has pacted with music retailing titan Wherehouse Entertainment.
The same folks who gave punk rock fans a safe outdoor place to play in the summer, via the successful Warped Tour, have this year launched the Latin rock-themed Watcha Tour, which hopes to give an…
The strength, to date, of the inaugural world music series at the Hollywood Bowl has been found in the exploration of the indigenous and exotic. Save for Brazilian Carlinhos Brown, whose music is an…
Brian Setzer capped the most successful tour of his solo career with a luau-themed party Saturday night at the near-full Greek, the second of two nights at the Griffith Park site, where the former…
Seemingly taking the path of least resistance, Time Warner brass have tapped music industry vet Roger Ames as worldwide chairman and CEO of the Warner Music Group. Naming of Ames was widely viewed in…