Def American Records has formed two imprints designed to break new artists via 12-inch singles. Whte Lbls will concentrate on techno-rave music.
Manager David Krebs, who was instrumental in developing the careers of Aerosmith, AC/DC, Def Leppard, Scorpions, Michael Bolton and Ted Nugent, has pacted with Sony Music to create a new record…
Bon Jovi hits stores tomorrow with "Keep The Faith," the band's fifth Mercury album and first group effort to be issued under Jon Bon Jovi's boutique imprint, Jambco. The release may surprise some…
THE CHARTS DO NOT LIE: the popularity of mainstream pop metal is eroding, with the bottom not yet apparent.
President Bush late Wednesday signed into law a bill allowing legal use of digital audio tape machines while compensating songwriters and diskeries for losses from home taping.
Mercury Records yesterday announced that it will sponsor a series of public service announcements on gay and lesbian rights to make amends for an anti-gay song released by an artist now on the label…
Bluesman Bo Diddley has sued the estate and widow of his late manager, alleging misappropriation of funds.
Diana Ross will star in "Diana Ross Live ... the Lady Sings," a 90-minute pay-per-view event set for Dec. 4. Shot in New York in an "intimate setting, evoking a smoky after-hours club," the event…
ABC has signed country star Billy Ray Cyrus to an agreement to star in two prime time specials and a TV movie, with the first one-hour special to air early next year.
Polygram laid off at least 25 employees Friday from its distribution operations, with more expected to follow before the end of the week.
OF ALL THE NEW artists making a name for themselves in 1992, Uptown/MCA vocalist Mary J. Blige is probably the biggest mystery.