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  1. Exclusive: Hard Rock International Launches Record Label, Signs Rosco Bandana

    May 30, 2012 8:00 AM EDT Rosco Bandana, Hard Rock Records' first signing. Hard Rock International is launching Hard Rock Records, an in-house record label for the cafe, hotel and casino chain. Its first signing, Mississippi-based rock band Rosco Bandana, will issue i ...

  2. Caveman Sign to Fat Possum Records

    January 10, 2012 4:01 PM EST New York five-piece Caveman announced today that they've signed to Fat Possum Records. The signing includes the band themselves, in addition to their own label, Magic Man!. In concurrence with the signing announcement, Fat Possum rereleased C ...

  3. This Week in Billboard History: Van Halen Breaks Up; VH1 Launches; Monte Lipman Named Universal Prez

    January 10, 2012 9:58 AM EST VH1 Logo Launch Tape on Vimeo . 1985: VH-1 'Optimistically Introduced' A page one Billboard story with the headline "MTV'S VH-1 Opens on An Optimistic Note" reports that MTV Networks' second 24-hour cable music servic ...

  4. Harvey James, Guitarist For Sherbet, R.I.P.

    January 18, 2011 12:00 AM EST Harvey James, former guitarist with chart-topping Australian '70s pop group Sherbet, has lost his battle with lung cancer less than a month before a benefit concert was to be held in his honor. The 58-year-old James passed away in Melbourne o ...

  5. Vegoose Draws 40,000 To Vegas

    November 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST First annual festival held Oct. 29-31. The first annual Vegoose festival, produced by Bonnaroo organizers A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents, drew roughly 40,000 people to concerts held Oct. 29-31 at Sam Boyd Stadium, Thomas & Mack Cente ...

  6. Voodoo Music Experience Returns To New Orleans

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Scheduled for Oct. 29 Riverview Park. After being moved to Memphis in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the Voodoo Music Experience will return to its original home of New Orleans for the first of its two-night duration. The Oct. 29 show at New Orlea ...

  7. The Music Industry Reponds To Katrina

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Updated: Friday, Sept. 16. While the devastating impact from Hurricane Katrina is still being assessed, the music industry continues to respond with a variety of donations, charitable events and assistance. Here is a short list of Web sites where ...

  8. Inaugural Vegoose Fest Solidifies Lineup

    August 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT As first tipped here last month, Dave Matthews and Friends, Jack Johnson and Widespread Panic will head the lineup for the first Vegoose festival, assembled by A.C. Entertainment and Superfly Presents As first tipped here last month, Dave Matthe ...

  9. Red Mountain Ent. Adds Partner

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Ruffino joins team, most recently with New Era. John Ruffino has joined Red Mountain Entertainment, Inc., as one of four partners at the concert and event promotion company based in Birmingham, Ala. Formed last month, Red Mountain promotes concert ...