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GWAR Discusses Oderus Urungus and the Carnage to Come on the Eternal Tour

Sat, 2014-09-13 17:40
The guys in GWAR put most method actors to shame. During our very twisted and funny conversation with the grotesquely masked metal band backstage at...

Jazz Pianist Joe Sample Dies at 75

Sat, 2014-09-13 16:14
Joe Sample, a jazz pianist who had a successful solo career and also performed with numerous high-profile musicians, died Friday in Houston. He was...

Tyler, the Creator Not Pleased With Finding the New U2 Album on His Phone

Sat, 2014-09-13 15:33
Odd Future rapper Tyler, the Creator wasn’t too pleased after waking up and finding the new U2 album, Songs of Innocence, on his phone.

How Bob Marley's 30-Year Old 'Legend' Album Finally Hit the Top 10

Fri, 2014-09-12 21:55
It only took 30 years, but Bob Marley & the Wailers' 1984 greatest-hits album Legend has hit the top 10 on the Billboard 200 -- and in doing so,...

Lecrae Leads Busy Week for New Album Releases

Fri, 2014-09-12 21:41
Rapper Lecrae is not only aiming to nab his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 next week with Anomaly, but his album could be one of up to eight...

Neil Young, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden to Play Star-Studded Bridge School Benefit

Fri, 2014-09-12 20:20
Pearl Jam, Tom Jones and Soundgarden will be among the typically all-star cast at this year's Bridge School Benefit Concert organized by

Billboard 200 Chart Moves: 'Guardians' & 'Frozen' Make Up Almost 40% of 2014 Soundtrack Sales

Fri, 2014-09-12 18:49
On the latest Billboard 200 albums chart, Maroon 5 nabbed its second chart-topping album as V debuted atop the list, selling 164,000 copies in the...

Keith Urban Postpones Concert After Nicole Kidman's Dad Dies

Fri, 2014-09-12 17:42
Keith Urban postponed his Washington State Fair appearance following the sudden death of wife Nicole Kidman's dad. Nicole Kidman's Father Dies in...

One Music Fest Executives Talk Talent Scouting & Future of the Brand

Fri, 2014-09-12 17:15
On Saturday, Sept. 13, One Music Fest returns to Atlanta for its fifth year. The festival has grown to become one of late summer's mandatory...

Bob Crewe, Singer/Songwriter Behind Many Four Seasons Hits, Dies at 83

Fri, 2014-09-12 16:05
Bob Crewe -- the singer, songwriter, producer and label owner who created many of the Four Seasons' hits, discovered Mitch Ryder & the Detroit...

MSG's James Dolan Opens for Eagles, Pens Songs About Eliot Spitzer & Trayvon Martin

Fri, 2014-09-12 15:56
Go on and blame the opening act if anything goes awry at this weekend's Eagles show in New York City. That's because billionaire Cablevision CEO...

SFX Buys Brazilian Agency, Promoter Plus Talent

Fri, 2014-09-12 13:05
SFX Entertainment has announced its acquisition of Plus Talent, a leading agency and events promoter/producer in Brazil, in their latest move to...

Why Deadmau5' Trademark Battle With Disney Has Cost Him Dearly

Fri, 2014-09-12 13:00
Deadmau5 -- aka Joel Zimmerman -- unleashed fury upon The Walt Disney Company in early September for opposing his attempt to register a trademark of...

Republic Records Hires Rick Krim as EVP Artist Development

Fri, 2014-09-12 11:30
Republic Records has hired VH1 veteran Rick Krim for the newly created position of executive vice president of artist development. Krim's prime...

Exclusive: Guy Oseary on U2's $100 Million Deal With Apple, And What's Next for the Group

Fri, 2014-09-12 10:30
It has been a whirlwind nine months for Guy Oseary since he took the reins of U2’s management after longtime manager Paul McGuinness announced his...

Live Nation's Ticketmaster Buys Eventjoy; CEO Says More Acquisitions Likely

Fri, 2014-09-12 10:20
Live Nation said Thursday its Ticketmaster unit has acquired Eventjoy for an undisclosed sum, and Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino touted the purchase...

Move Over Elvis: Tiesto to Score Bellagio Fountains in Las Vegas

Fri, 2014-09-12 09:39
Las Vegas' Bellagio Fountains are about to get "Maximal Crazy," thanks to Tiesto.

Cosimo Matassa, Hall of Fame Inducted New Orleans R&B Musician, Dies at 88

Fri, 2014-09-12 01:56
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cosimo Matassa, who recorded New Orleans rock and rhythm and blues from the 1950s to the 1970s, has died. He was 88...

Exclusive: UMG Reveals U2 Bonus Package Release Plan for Retailers

Thu, 2014-09-11 22:07
It’s a given that merchants would be annoyed that the new U2 album Songs Of Innocence is being offered free to a half billion iTunes consumers for an...

SXSW 2014 Brought $315 Million to Austin

Thu, 2014-09-11 21:51
This past year's South by Southwest Music, Film, Interactive, Edu and Eco Conferences and Festivals brought more than $315.3 million to the city of...