10,000 Maniacs

  1. Jeff Castelaz Named President of Elektra Records

    October 04, 2012 11:37 AM EDT Jeff Castelaz was today named President of Elektra Records, which operates under the Atlantic Records Group where he will oversee all areas of Elektra's activities, both working with existing signings and developing new talent. Castelaz will ...

  2. R.E.M. Remembrances: 31 Chart Milestones of Their 31-Year Career

    September 22, 2011 6:30 PM EDT Life's Rich Pagent Collapses Into Now: Top (From Left), REM's Bill Berry, Michael Stipe, Mike Mills and Peter Buck in 1984. Below in 2011 without Bill Berry who left the band in 1997 (Top: Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage) After more than ...

  3. Patti Smith Rescued From Penury By Song Royalties

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Not every rock 'n' roll icon is awash in cash. Some, like rock poetess Patti Smith, have endured hard times fairly recently in their careers. Smith, receiving a lifetime achievement award in Hollywood on Wednesday (April 21) from songwri ...

  4. Billboard Q&A: Strategic Artist Management's Peter Asher

    April 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Peter Asher has seen every side of the music business, as an artist (with '60s pop duo Peter & Gordon), as head of A&R for the Beatles' Apple Records, and as a producer for everyone from James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt to 10,000 ...

  5. Fantasma's Peck Launches DNA

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In the wake of Live Nation's acquisition of Fantasma Productions, Steve Peck, responsible agent for the artists of Fantasma Tours International, Fantasma's booking division, has opened Diversified National Artists (DNA). Lori Stoll, wido ...

  6. WMG Drops Catalog Prices

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a move merchandisers praised, the new ownership of Warner Music Group is lowering the cost on 1,776 titles, the largest devaluation in WEA's 33-year history. In a move merchandisers praised, the new ownership of Warner Music Group is lower ...