If anyone at Coachella wondered where the Jesus and Mary Chain's echo and feedback got off to, they can stop worrying. Their thuggishly loud guitar effects turned up at the Wiltern Tuesday night with…
Shore Fire Media prexy Marilyn Laverty will be honored at the Kristen Ann Carr Fund's annual fundraiser, "A Night to Remember 2007" at Gotham's Tribeca Grill on April 21.
Thanks to a revival in guitar-based rock and Aussie trio Wolfmother's recent Grammy win for the song "Woman," local acts have a leg up to Stateside success.
Universal Music's ambition to become the biggest powerhouse in music publishing, as well as in recorded music sales, looks set to be fulfilled.
USA Network and Yahoo have pacted to develop and promote emerging music artists. Deal -- the latest example of networks seeking new ways to limit music-licensing costs -- will have Yahoo using its…
The producers of "American Idol" are singing a new tune, pacting with Fox for what's tentatively being called "The Search for the Next American Band." Skein will mirror the "Idol" format, starting…
The world's largest concert promoter is making its first inroads into the ticketing service biz, which could have repercussions for several major ticketing companies.
R&B performer-songwriter Ne-Yo hit the top slot on the nation's album sales chart in the week ended Sunday, selling 251,000 copies of "Because of You" (Def Jam), according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Elvis Costello is pumping up yet another re-release of his catalog, performing in 10 cities this month and doing a concert that will be streamed on the Web following his appearance on "The Late Show…
Paybox Foxtel has secured rights to Al Gore's Live Earth concert Down Under, the first in a series of events aimed to raise awareness of climate change. July 7 concert in Sydney will feature a…
Warner Music Group lost $27 million, or 19¢ per share, in the three months ended March 31, compared with a loss of $7 million, or 5¢ per share, a year ago.