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  1. Osbourne, AC/DC Win At Classic Rock awards

    November 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST Ozzy Osbourne, Foo Fighters and AC/DC were among the winners at the Marshall Classic Rock Roll Of Honour held at London's Park Lane Hotel. Osbourne won the gong for living legend although almost dropped the trophy on his foot, commenting, &qu ...

  2. Radio Reacts To Guns N' Roses Single

    October 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.S. rock radio outlets from Jackson, Miss., to Springfield, Mass., started their morning with the new Guns N' Roses single, "Chinese Democracy," and reaction to the band's first new song in nine years is running the gamut. &qu ...

  3. Simmons To Keynote Billboard Touring Conference

    September 04, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Kiss co-founder, reality television star and entrepreneur Gene Simmons will be the Keynote Q&A for the 5th Annual Billboard Touring Conference, set for Nov. 19-20 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Billboard executive director of content and ...

  4. Gene Simmons To Serve As Judge On "Jingles"

    July 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Gene Simmons will act as judge on "Jingles," CBS's upcoming game show where amateur composers will create jingles for advertisements. As part of the show, Simmons will have an advisory panel consisting of advertising and marketing e ...

  5. Primary Inks McMann

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST Primary Wave Music Publishing has entered into a multi-year marketing and administration agreement with singer/songwriter Gerard McMann. Under the terms of the agreement, Primary Wave will provide a wide range of services, including music consulti ...

  6. Heart Ailment Sidelines Kiss Singer

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kiss lead singer and guitarist Paul Stanley had to bow out of a Southern California concert because of heart problems before the show, according to his Web site. Band-mates Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer played the Friday night gig at ...

  7. Clear Channel Launches Social Networking Sites

    April 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Radio giant Clear Channel is getting into the social networking business. The company's online music and radio division is introducing a dozen station-branded social networks in the coming months. Each social network will function essentially ...

  8. Ex-Kiss Guitarist Mark St. John Dies

    April 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Former Kiss guitarist Mark St. John died yesterday morning from an apparent brain hemorrhage. He was 51. Born Mark Norton in Hollywood, Calif., St. John was Kiss' third official guitarist, having replaced Vinnie Vincent in 1984. By this point ...

  9. VH1 Bolsters VSPOT Exclusives

    May 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Rock Honors' footage offered on broadband channel. Beginning today (May 31) VH1’s online broadband channel, VSPOT, is bolstering its offering with exclusive footage from “VH1 Rock Honors” which air tonight. In the first annual “VH1 Rock ...

  10. Artist Merchandiser, Major League Baseball Pact

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MLB.com to power Web backend for music co. In a melding of the sports and music worlds, artist licensing and merchandising company Signatures Network has formed a 50/50 partnership with Major League Baseball's online unit, MLB Advanced Media. ...

  11. Artist Merchandiser, Major League Baseball Pact

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT MLB.com to power Web backend for music co. In a melding of the sports and music worlds, artist licensing and merchandising company Signatures Network has formed a 50/50 partnership with Major League Baseball's online unit, MLB Advanced Media. ...

  12. Destiny's Child On Board For June Charity Concert

    May 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT U.S. Marine benefit to air nationwide. A concert featuring such major performers as Destiny's Child, Godsmack and Kiss is being shown at movie theaters nationwide June 27 for one-night only in an effort to raise money in support of the U.S. M ...

  13. Rubinstein Appointed Greenville Director

    March 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ed Rubinstein will step down in the coming days as executive director of the 15,000-seat BI-LO Center in Greenville, S.C. Ed Rubinstein will step down in the coming days as executive director of the 15,000-seat BI-LO Center in Greenville, S.C. Fol ...

  14. Big Ratings For 'American Idol'

    January 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST The fourth-season premiere of Fox's "American Idol" on Jan. 18 drew massive ratings, up 16% from last year's third-season premiere. According to Nielsen Media Research, the new episode scored a 18.3 r The fourth-season premiere ...

  15. Universal Forms Digital-Only Label

    November 22, 2004 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Enterprises, the catalog and special-products division of Universal Music Group, this week is launching a label venture that exclusively distributes its product through digital distrib Universal Music Enterprises, the catalog and s ...

  16. Regan, Jacobs Start Label

    October 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Velocity inks singer/songwriter Grimes. Industry veterans Russ Regan and Kent Jacobs have formed Velocity Entertainment Inc. The Beverly Hills-based label has inked a North American distribution deal with Big Deal Records, which is based in New Yo ...

  17. Ozzy Osbourne Moves $50 Million In Merchandise

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Success is record for heavy metal performer. Ozzy Osbourne has hit $50 million in merchandise sales -- a record for a heavy metal performer, according to merchandising and licensing company Signatures Network. During the past decade, the British r ...

  18. Kiss, Poison Make Touring Team

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Kiss road show will go for yet another spin this summer, when the veteran makeup-clad rock act tours North America with Poison in tow. The tour will play outdoor amphitheaters beginning June 10 in The Kiss road show will go for yet another spi ...

  19. Canadian Hall To Induct Producer Ezrin

    February 03, 2004 12:00 AM EST Producer/musician Bob Ezrin will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame by the Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences on April 3 during the 2004 Juno Gala Dinner & Awards ceremo Producer/musician Bob Ezrin will be induct ...

  20. U.K.'s Sanctuary Posts Full-Year Gains

    January 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A banner year for live music helped U.K. independent Sanctuary Group plc record year-on-year pre-tax profit growth of 20% to £17 million ($30 million) for the 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2003. A banner year for live music helped U.K. inde ...

  21. U.K.'s Sanctuary Posts Full-Year Gains

    January 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST A banner year for live music helped U.K. independent Sanctuary Group plc record year-on-year pre-tax profit growth of 20% to £17 million ($30 million) for the 12 months ended Sept. 30, 2003. A banner year for live music helped U.K. inde ...

  22. Stones, Bruce, Cher Rule 2003 Touring Landscape

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Seasoned veterans once again dominated the touring business in 2003. The top three tours for the year to Nov. 18 were by the Rolling Stones (grossing $299.5 million), Bruce Springsteen ($181.7 million Seasoned veterans once again dominated the tou ...

  23. Stones, Bruce, Cher Rule 2003 Touring Landscape

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST Seasoned veterans once again dominated the touring business in 2003. The top three tours for the year to Nov. 18 were by the Rolling Stones (grossing $299.5 million), Bruce Springsteen ($181.7 million Seasoned veterans once again dominated the tou ...

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