An influx of new labels and distributors into the independent record scene helped push attendance to an all-time high at the 21st annual National Assn. of Independent Record Distributors…
Fifteen employees of the late Bill Graham's rock 'n' roll empire are taking legal steps to buy the legendary promoter's $ 4.75 million empire, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Tuesday.
Arista Records senior VP of promotion Rick Bisceglia has renewed his contract. The 13-year Arista vet, who had been hotly pursued by at least one other record label, will add duties to coordinate the…
In an effort to shed the "pop rock" shroud that claimed several big-haired bands in the last year, Winger arrives Tuesday via Atlantic Records with "Pull," a platter fraught with heavy, from-the-gut…
Record companies are lining up against the Blockbuster Entertainment-IBM plan to streamline delivery of compact discs to retailers (Daily Variety, May 11).
LIKE THE CHARACTERS of the television series, the evocative orchestrations of Oliver Stone's "Wild Palms" are not what they seem.
Bertelsmann Music Group has formed a United Kingdom office of its BMG Kidz division, designed to license U.K. and international family entertainment product. Bill Gaden will head BMG Kidz U.K.
In high school Arsenio Hall played drums in the marching band, orchestra and his own group. At Kent State University he was a disk jockey on campus radio WKSR.
The Academy of Country Music held its biggest party ever Tuesday night at Universal Amphitheatre, drawing hordes of media and some of the genre's biggest stars.
Garth Brooks' co-manager Pam Lewis has formed an independent label with her fiance, music industry executive Andy Frances.