The social activism reflected in the lyrics of Asian Dub Foundation, a politically oriented hard-core music collective from London, may have been lost on most of the young dancers at the Troubadour…
Reed Midem has announced a June 22-25 slot for Midem Americas, in what it hopes will be a turnaround year for its Miami-based music market.
TLC's "FanMail" was the nation's bestselling album for the fourth consecutive week, according to sales data released Wednesday.
Three nights of packed houses point to the power of the undefinable -- no mater how Pink Martini gets described, there's always an element being overlooked, a reliance on phrases such as lounge…
Jive Records has tapped former New Line Cinema music chief Jon McHugh as veep of creative development.
Old CSNY fans (and there were plenty helping to pack the Wiltern Theater) probably still delight in Neil Young's humorous song introduction on the "4 Way Street" live album, "This one starts out slow…
TVT Records has tapped industry vet Mark Benesch as senior veep.
Frank Zappa may have titled an album "Shut Up and Play Your Guitar," but of all of rock's original six-string heroes, only Jeff Beck still walks that walk unwaveringly -- a fact that's kept him from…
Baby boomers bought more records than their Generation X counterparts and sales of rock albums fell by nearly 6%, according to the annual consumer survey commissioned by the Recording Industry Assn…
Concerts have never been Sugar Ray's strongest suit, and its sold-out Palladium show will go down as one of the band's lesser live efforts in L.A. Frontman Mark McGrath's always-iffy singing voice…
Stung by media criticism over his pending appointment as chairman of EMI, Eric Nicoli asked analysts to take and wait-and-see attitude before evaluating his management skill and style.