After fronting the Orange County-roots punk band Social Distortion for nearly 20 years, the most surprising thing about singer-songwriter Mike Ness' recently launched solo career is that it took him…
Aerosmith pulled off one of rock's biggest-ever commercial and artistic comebacks as this decade began -- rising unlikely from the ashes of years of debauchery and excess -- and now the indefatigable…
The Eagles have been inked to usher in the new year by performing at the new Staples Center. Tickets for the triple-billed show, which also boasts Jackson Browne and Linda Ronstadt, will go on sale…
Maybe the third time will be the charm for Arnon Milchan. The New Regency Enterprises founder has been trying to expand the company's music operation and to that end had been in talks with Immortal…
Former Polygram Music prexy Roger Ames is in advanced negotiations to become prexy of Warner Music Intl. The highly complicated deal also includes Warner adding Ames' London Records to its portfolio.
The rap compilation disc "Ruff Ryders: Ryde or Die Vol. 1" was the bestselling album in the nation last week, according to sales data released Wednesday.
A New York-educated Japanese teenager broke the Japanese album sales record Wednesday with a debut R&B work that has sold 5.24 million copies.
The Recording Industry Assn. of America has inked the industry's first webcasting license agreement.
Billy Joel's "Greatest Hits Volume I & II" crossed the 20 million-unit mark, according to the April certifications announced Monday by the Recording Industry Assn. of America. With the nod, Joel's…
Universal Music Group is expected to announce today that it has selected InterTrust Technologies' MetaTrust as the digital rights management system it prefers for the digital distribution of the…
The debate, and it was continuing in the lengthy lines leading into the Santa Monica Civic, concerned the pop nature of Underworld's new V2 disc, "Beaucoup of Fish," and how it would make its way…