Korn

  1. Artist Development: Musicians Are Now in Control (Guest Post)

    April 28, 2014 9:00 AM EDT Steve Rennie is president of REN Management and host of Renman Music & Business. In addition to having managed  Incubus, Primal Scream and The The, Rennie was a founding member of ArtistDirect and SVP and GM of Epic Records where he worked wit ...

  2. Miley Cyrus' 'Bangerz' Debuts At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    October 16, 2013 11:00 AM EDT As forecast last week, Miley Cyrus debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with her new release "Bangerz," selling 270,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Counting her soundtrack albums as the Disney character H ...

  3. Updated: Jonas Nachsin Stepping Down as Roadrunner President

    November 14, 2012 11:57 AM EST In a surprise move, after more than 20 years at Roadrunner and 12 as president, Jonas Nachsin is stepping down from that post. At press time, there was no word on who will replace him, but a source told Billboard.biz that new leadership will be an ...

  4. Charts

    September 13, 2012 12:00 PM EDT Matchbox 20 Heads 'North' With First No. 1. As expected, pop/rock band Matchbox 20 scores its first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 as its new "North" album debuts with 95,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (That's a lit ...

  5. Dead Sara, Manager Talk About the Keys to Their Indie Success

    August 24, 2012 3:35 PM EDT Dead Sara rock the Sunset Strip Music Festival's main stage. (Photo: Nicole Pajer) For a band without the support of a major label, Dead Sara has made some major career strides. You can hardly turn on rock radio these days without hearing the ...

  6. Album Reviews: Rob Zombie, Gloriana, Jesse Harris, and the 'Sparkle' Soundtrack

    August 02, 2012 4:00 PM EDT METAL ROB ZOMBIE "Mondo Sex Head" Producers: various Universal Music Enterprises Release Date: Aug. 7 Assembled by music director Jason Bentley of the tastemaking Santa Monica, Calif., noncommercial station KCRW, "Mondo Sex Head&quo ...

  7. Coachella 2011: Seen & Heard Friday

    April 16, 2011 12:44 PM EDT There's so much happening on Coachella's five stages (not to mention behind the scenes), that it's impossible to catch everything that goes on around the festival grounds. Here's 10 things we witnessed that you may have missed ...

  8. Who Destroyed Epic Records?

    November 17, 2010 12:00 AM EST It started outlike any label showcase at October's CMJ, the five-night music conference that's been held every year since 1980, drawing hundreds of industry professionals, influencers, fans and upstart bands to New York City's clubs ...

  9. Casting Crowns Wins Artist Of Year At Dove Awards

    April 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For Casting Crowns , the Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away. Shortly after having its five-year winning streak as group of the year snapped at the 41st annual Dove Awards on Wednesday, the top-selling Christian supergroup won the night's bi ...

  10. Malaysia Blacklists Promoter Over Permits

    April 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The Malaysian government has blacklisted local concert promoter Pineapple Concerts from bringing in foreign artists, because it failed to comply with rules after several warnings. The promoter failed to secure work permits for American acts Korn a ...

  11. Century Media Extends EMI Deal Down Under

    April 22, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Hard rock and metal specialist Century Media has extended its international distribution arrangement with EMI Music with an exclusive deal covering Australasia. Stomp previously distributed Century Media's product in the region. EMI has distr ...

  12. Criticism, Doubts Over iTunes Price Changes

    April 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Though the online world tends to give Steve Jobs and Apple the benefit of the doubt, there has been an incredible amount of second-guessing about iTunes' decision to allow a three-tiered pricing system. A number of tracks - one third of yeste ...

  13. Slipknot Headlines Download Fest

    February 09, 2009 12:00 AM EST Slipknot has been confirmed as one of the headliners for the U.K.'s Download Festival at Donington Park, Derby with dance-rock crossover act the Prodigy, Korn and Mötley Crüe also booked to appear. The three-day rock festival will be held on ...

  14. Superstars Sign On For 'TRL' Finale

    November 11, 2008 12:00 AM EST Some of the biggest names in pop music will be on hand Sunday (Nov. 16) for the final episode of MTV's "Total Request Live," including Ludacris, Snoop Dogg and Nelly in a one-off performance. Other performances will be turned in by ...

  15. Ozzy, Metallica Join One-Off Ozzfest

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Ozzy Osbourne, Metallica, Jonathan Davis of Korn, Serj Tankian, Hellyeah, Sevendust and Shadows Fall, among others, are scheduled to appear at this year's one-off Ozzfest, to be held Aug. 9 at Pizza Hut Park in Dallas. Other main stage acts o ...

  16. Metallica, Offspring, Raconteurs In For Weanie Roast

    May 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Metallica, the Offspring, the Raconteurs, Rise Against, Bad Religion, Pennywise and the Bravey are among the acts confirmed for KROQ-Los Angeles' Weenie Roast, to be held May 17 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Irvine, Calif. Also on t ...

  17. Korn Calls On Fans

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nu-metal rockers Korn and French game publisher Ubisoft's upcoming video game Haze are asking fans to submit videos expressing how Korn has changed their life. Users will be able to use Korn's song "Haze", which was written for ...

  18. Fan Clubs Help Die-Hards Get Up Close And Personal

    January 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Establishing a solid connection with fans is essential for acts looking to build and maintain a lasting career, especially on the road. To engage new and existing concertgoers, many artists have tapped into subscription-based fan clubs, which offe ...

  19. Muse, Chiefs, Cornell Confirmed For South Africa Fest

    October 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Muse, Kaiser Chiefs, Good Charlotte, Chris Cornell and Korn have been announced as headliners for next year's two-date My Coke Fest, taking place in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. The 2008 incarnation of My Coke Fest will be held a ...

  20. Korn Frontman Plans Solo Tour

    October 22, 2007 12:00 AM EDT As a follow-up to this summer's Family Values tour, Korn frontman Jonathan Davis will embark on a 24-date U.S. solo tour, starting Nov. 9 at Webster Theater in Hartford, Conn., and wrapping Dec. 11 at the House of Blues in Las Vegas. For the ...

  21. Simon Joins Roptus Inc.

    August 27, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Former Virgin Records marketing director Aaron Simon has joined Roptus Inc. as VP of strategic marketing and business development. He reports to executive VP Richard Bull and is based in Los Angeles. Simon comes to the Latin entertainment company ...

  22. Capitol Names Senior Digital VP

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Syd Schwartz has been named senior VP of digital strategy at Capitol Music Group. He will be based in New York and report to COO Jeff Kempler and president Lee Trink. In his new role, Schwartz will be responsible for identifying and managing emerg ...

  23. EMI First Major To Sell MP3s Via Individual Sites

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Artists signed to EMI Music can now sell their music to fans directly from their individual Web sites or MySpace profile thanks to a deal with SnoCap. Central to the deal is SnoCap's MyStores service, a Web-based digital storefront that allow ...

  24. There.com, Capitol Enter Virtual Pact

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There.com, an online virtual world aimed at teens and 20-somethings, has partnered with Capitol Music Group to host a series of "live" appearances in the world where users can interact with their favorite music artists, including the Bea ...

  25. Korn: Back On Top

    June 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT It's about 45 minutes before Korn is scheduled to take the stage at Los Angeles rock station KROQ's annual Weenie Roast yKorn Takes Its Innovative Record Deal -- And A Host Of Diehard Fans -- To The Bank Fiesta, and the band's roadi ...

  26. Daughtry Heads Back to No. 1

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Daughtry returns to No. 1 as a bland Feb. 27 release slate generates a sleepy Billboard 200 chart ... Nelly Furtado returns to the top 10 on the big chart for the first time since August ... Ciara makes a big jump ... We've got a look at the ...

  27. The Firm Launches Record Label

    July 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Los Angeles-based management company The Firm is launching a new record label to be distributed by EMI in the United States. EMI has made an investment in the label, in return for the U.S. physical an Los Angeles-based management company The Firm ...

  28. Korn's Davis Itching To Get Back On Stage

    June 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Family Values tour to start July 27. Korn's Jonathan Davis is happy to be alive after a recent near-fatal bout with a blood infection, but he's also itching to get back on stage and do what he does best. "I feel good but I feel like ...

  29. Live Nation Invests In Korn

    January 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST International concert promoter Live Nation will invest roughly $3 million in Korn, according to a New York Times article, for an estimated 6% in the rock band's box office, licensing, publishing, merc International concert promoter Live Natio ...

  30. Family Picnic Fares Well For Firm, CCE

    August 31, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Organizers plan to repeat tour next summer. The Firm and Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) will reprise their Family Picnic tour in summer 2005, possibly with more than twice as many shows as this year's inaugural jaunt. The 2004 Family Picni ...

  31. Island Ups Pontius To Exec VP

    July 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Island Records has promoted Paul Pontius to executive VP of A&R. Pontius has been VP of A&R for Island Def Jam Music Group since 1999. Paul Pontius, who has been VP of A&R for Island Def Jam Music Group since 1999, becomes head ...

  32. Black Sabbath To Reunite For Ozzfest

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT British heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath will reunite for the first time since 2001 for Ozzfest, which begins July 10 in Hartford, Conn., a spokeswoman for the annual road show says. British heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath will reunite for th ...

  33. Targeted By Music Biz, Woman Sues Under RICO Act

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST A New Jersey woman is accusing major labels of making her an offer she can't refuse. Michele Scimeca, of Rockaway Township, N.J., has filed a civil lawsuit accusing the RIAA of attempting to blackmail A New Jersey woman is accusing major labe ...

  34. Concert Sponsorships To Reach New Heights In 2004

    February 05, 2004 12:00 AM EST Spending on concert and venue corporate sponsorships is expected to reach $695 million in 2004 -- a 21% leap from last year's $575 million, according to the IEG Sponsorship Report. This makes music th Spending on concert and venue corporate s ...