"The toughest part was when we were sort of being picked over like livestock, " singer/songwriter Grant Lee Phillips said of the A&R exex who swooped down on folk-grunge trio Grant Lee Buffalo. "They…
IS ARISTA'S Tim DuBois about to pull a Tony Brown?
Kyle Lehning has been appointed president of Asylum Records, the new Elektra-distributed Nashville label.
Two members of the rap group "2 Pac" were arrested Saturday for allegedly assaulting a driver who protested their use of drugs in a limousine, police said.
THE CONSERVATIVE HAIRSTYLES sported by the majority of music industry honchos at the Grammys, the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame ceremonies and the just-concluded National Assn. of Record Merchandisers…
Veteran concert promoter Jim Rissmiller has started a new firm, Concert Associates, in association with former director of UCLA campus activities service Roger Shepherd and commodities broker Randy…
Zoo Entertainment has named three new exex in its marketing and promotion departments.
Booming compact disc sales, a comeback by cassettes and the rise of country music and new stars helped U.S. record sales hit an all-time high of approximately $ 9 billion in 1992.
n SALES VOLUME: Up more than 15% to $ 9 billion overall ($ 7.8 billion in '91 ).
Former Roskin-Friedman publicist John Uppendahl has launched a marketing/publicity company, Uppendahl Entertainment, based in Los Angeles.
Geffen recording artist Peter Gabriel has signed with the William Morris Agency for representation in the U.S. and Canada, WMA announced yesterday.