Gary Stromberg, former partner in the p.r. firm Gibson & Stromberg, has been tapped to helm the music division of public relations company Hanson & Schwam.
MCA Records Nashville has reactivated Decca Records, joining the growing list of Music City labels to start sister imprints. Decca, started in the 1940s, was the forerunner of the Universal and MCA…
Recording Industry Assn. of America president and CEO Jay Berman has also been named chairman of the board of the trade association. The action came Monday in a vote by the RIAA board of directors.
Frank Zappa, the avant-garde rock 'n' roll legend who tested commercial and critical boundaries at every turn, died Saturday of prostate cancer. He was 52.
Singer Donna Summer has signed a long-term recording pact with Mercury Records, reuniting the former queen of disco with the label that distributed many of her '70s chart-toppers such as "Love to…
Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page will be inducted today into Hollywood's Rock Walk.
A capacity crowd of celebs from both politics and showbiz were on hand Sunday to salute five titans of the performing arts at the 16th annual Kennedy Center Honors.
Douglas Hopkins, former lead guitarist for the rock band the Gin Blossoms, was found dead in his home Sunday, after having apparently shot himself.
Pithy parodies and gifted voices create a colorful cabaret lampoon of the movie-biz buzz in "The Hollywood Hills."
MTV's dream of a global satellite-delivered music channel is looking shaky. The U.S. vidclip machine has been outmaneuvered by the feisty Hong-Kong-based Television Broadcasts in locking up access to…