Pinnacle Entertainment

  1. Slayer’s Booking Agent on North American Headlining Tour, Epic Stage Plans, Performing Without Jeff Hanneman (Q&A)

    September 25, 2013 3:26 PM EDT Losing a key member can sometimes cripple a band, but legendary rock act Slayer continues to trash on in memory of founding guitarist Jeff Hanneman , who died at 49 in May from alcohol-related cirrhosis.  Slayer has recently been touring through ...

  2. Black Keys File Third Lawsuit Against 'Soundalikes' in TV Commercials

    January 23, 2013 7:41 PM EST In the history of advertising, it's not unusual for brand companies to commission "sound-alikes" of popular songs for commercials. About a decade ago, NPR's On the Media examined the phenomenon of ad agencies falling in love wi ...

  3. Alice Cooper Gets Down at Bonnaroo

    June 21, 2012 6:50 PM EDT Alice Cooper welcomed Bonnaroo to his nightmare this year, and it's turned into a dream scenario for the veteran shock rocker. A consensus choice as one of the festival's best performers, Cooper-whose show features his trademark mock exe ...

  4. Backbeat: Dave Navarro, Members of Weezer, Slayer, Slipknot Rock L.A. Charity Event @ Avalon

    December 05, 2011 7:45 AM EST Left to right: Emerson, Lake & Palmer's Keith Emerson; manager Andy Gould (Rob Zombie, Pantera, Linkin Park, Guns N' Roses, Morrissey); Pinnacle Entertainment's John Dittmar; Nico Network Marketing & Events founder Nico Golf ...

  5. BACKBEAT: Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax Rock Nassau Coliseum

    October 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Three of the famed “Big Four” ’80s thrash metal acts entertained fans young and old at New York’s Nassau Coliseum on Oct. 8. Metal legends Slayer and Megadeth along with special guest Anthrax celebrated the halfway point of their Jägermeister Musi ...

  6. AIM Advises Labels On Pinnacle

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. independent labels trade body AIM has called an emergency meeting after independent distribution company Pinnacle Entertainment went into administration. Although calls at the company's HQ in Sidcup, Kent were not answered, accountancy f ...

  7. Cokell Reaches Top At U.K's Pinnacle

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Joe Cokell has been named as the new managing director of leading U.K. independent distributor, Pinnacle Entertainment, reporting to company chairman, Sean Sullivan. He takes the reins from Chris Maskery, effective immediately. Formerly managing d ...

  8. Robyn Returns To North America For Tour

    March 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT After teasing American audiences with three club shows in February, Swedish pop singer Robyn will return stateside for a three-week club and theater tour to promote her forthcoming self-titled album, due April 29 via Konichiwa/Cherrytree/Interscop ...

  9. eMusic Re-ups With Beggars, XL, Others

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Four of the biggest independent labels have renewed their agreements with music download service eMusic. The labels are Beggars Group, which includes 4AD, Matador, and Rough Trade; XL Recordings; ATO Records; and Concord Music Group, which include ...

  10. Darrell Abbott Dies In Club Shooting

    December 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Damageplan had just begun its second-to-last show on a 60-date tour when a gunman rushed the stage at the Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 9, killing guitarist "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott a NASHVILLE -- Damageplan had just beg ...

  11. Five Die In Club Shooting

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Damageplan had just begun its second-to-last show on a 60-date tour when a gunman rushed the stage at the Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, last night (Dec. 9), killing guitarist "Dimebag" Dar Damageplan had just begun its second ...

  12. Five Die In Club Shooting

    December 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Gunman rushes stage, "Dimebag" Darrell among dead. Damageplan had just begun its second-to-last show on a 60-date tour when a gunman rushed the stage at the Alrosa Villa nightclub in Columbus, Ohio, last night (Dec. 9), killing guitarist ...