Geography of Mexico

  1. Lead & Fear: Can Monterrey Mexico's Music Scene Survive the Drug War

    July 19, 2012 10:00 AM EDT A view of Monterrey with its emblematic mountain Cerro de la Silla (Saddle Hill) lies just 150 miles from the Texas border. By force of lead and fear, the city that served as a hotbed for some of Mexico's most important rock bands, has seen i ...

  2. Mexican City Bans Los Tigres del Norte for Performing Narcocorridos

    March 13, 2012 9:07 AM EDT The capital of Mexico's Chihuahua state has indefinitely banned the famous norteno group Los Tigres del Norte from playing in the city after the band sang ballads glorifying drug traffickers during a weekend concert. There have been other att ...

  3. Five Killed After Mexico Concert Stampede

    May 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT At least five people were trampled to death when concert-goers panicked at the sound of gunfire and caused a stampede in a city which has been on edge since drug violence flared. Hundreds of fans at a gig in Monterrey, northern Mexico - who were w ...

  4. Mexican Authorities Raid Nightclubs

    December 02, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nearly a dozen Mexico City nightclubs were raided by police last month, according to IFPI, for playing music without authorization from rights holders. Acting on tips from Mexican music licensing agency Somexfon, police and representatives of the ...

  5. Shakira Breaks Records In Mexico

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Shakira set a new attendance record at Mexico City's Zócalo, with an estimated 210,000 people showing up for a free concert held there on May 26. It has become traditional for artists touring Mexico to perform free shows at the city's Zó ...

  6. Hagar To Bring Next Cabo Wabo Trek Indoors

    May 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sammy Hagar will bring his Cabo San Lucas-themed summer tour indoors to theaters this winter, Billboard.biz has learned. "We're bringing the Cabo spirit to Christmas," Hagar's booking agent, Jonny Podell with the Podell Talent ...