Rolling Stone

  1. Gus Wenner Promoted to Head of Digital Across Wenner Media

    June 25, 2014 10:47 AM EDT About a year after Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner tapped his 23-year-old, fresh-out-of-college son Gus to lead RollingStone.com, the younger Wenner has been promoted to head of digital for all Wenner Media's digital titles, including the w ...

  2. Broken Friendships, Dramatic Rock-Star Relationships and 7 Figures: Inside the Jann Wenner Bio

    April 07, 2014 5:06 PM EDT When it was disclosed recently that Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner would cooperate with a writer on a seven-figure biography for Alfred A. Knopf, skeptics were quick to point to similar previous projects that had fizzled when Wenner got cold f ...

  3. Rock Hall Museum's Jim Henke Steps Down

    October 19, 2012 5:15 PM EDT Jim Henke, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum's VP exhibitions and curatorial affairs, has left his position abruptly under a cloud of questions. Henke, the longtime chief curator who had been with the museum since before its opening, stop ...

  4. How Spotify, SoundCloud Changed the Way Blogs Talk About Music at New Music Seminar

    June 18, 2012 2:38 PM EDT Is Spotify killing the album review? That question and other issues like rights clearances and Mp3 hosting platforms were explored in a panel, "Music Blogs: Discovering The Best New Music," at the New Music Seminar Monday. "Music cr ...

  5. Joe Levy Appointed Editor of Billboard Magazine

    March 28, 2012 12:08 PM EDT Billboard announced today the appointment of Joe Levy as Editor of Billboard magazine, effective this Friday. In this role, Levy will oversee the editorial operations of the weekly print publication. Levy will be based in New York and will report ...

  6. Backbeat: Porcupine Tree Frontman Steven Wilson's First NYC Solo Gig @ Best Buy Theater

    November 15, 2011 7:15 AM EST Dream Theater keyboardist Jordan Rudess (left) and Steve Wilson. (Photo: Christa Titus) After fronting the band Porcupine Tree and collaborating on such projects as Blackfield and Bass Communion , U.K. prog maven Steven Wilson headlined his first ...

  7. CMJ 2011 'Blogfamous' Panel: 'You're a Brand, You Have to Act Like One'

    October 21, 2011 3:33 PM EDT Blog buzz is a credible and seemingly essential way of building a fan base these days. But at the Thursday CMJ discussion titled "Beyond Blogfamous," panelists focused on how to turn that initial wave of interest into a successful career ...

  8. Rihanna Sued By Photog David LaChapelle Over 'S&M' Video

    February 15, 2011 7:30 AM EST Pop star Rihanna's lurid and brightly colored music video "S&M" (below) was "directly derived" from pictures taken by prominent U.S. fashion photographer David LaChapelle, he said in a lawsuit made public on Monday. La ...

  9. Spotify Plans Netherlands Expansion In 2010

    January 15, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sweden-based music streaming service Spotify has confirmed it has plans to expand into the Netherlands during 2010. During a digital music business panel at European music conference and festival Eurosonic (Jan. 15), the company's global head ...

  10. Werde Upped At Billboard

    August 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard executive editor Bill Werde has been named the magazine's new editorial director. He replaces Tamara Conniff, who is leaving to become president of music services for Irving Azoff's Front Line Management Group. In his new role, ...

  11. Van Halen, R.E.M. Inducted To Rock Hall

    March 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Eminent American rock combos R.E.M. and Van Halen, punk poet Patti Smith, pioneering hip-hop outfit Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five and influential girl group the Ronettes were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last night (March ...

  12. Timberlake Gets Verizon VCast Channel

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Superstar artist Justin Timberlake is taking his image mobile. Timberlake today (Feb. 9) will unveil a mobile video channel on Verizon Wireless' VCast video service called JT-TV at a pre-Grammy party sponsored by Verizon and Rolling Stone, be ...

  13. RealNetworks Launches Sansa Campaign

    December 06, 2006 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks has launched a TV advertising campaign to promote the new Sansa Rhapsody device, integrated with the new Rhapsody 4.0 service. The ads focuses on the music discovery strengths of the service and features music icons like Eric Clapton ...

  14. Wenner Set For Rock Hall

    January 12, 2004 12:00 AM EST Rolling Stone magazine founder to be inducted Jann S. Wenner, chairman of Wenner Media and founder of Rolling Stone magazine, is to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the non-performer category. Wenner -- one of the Rock Hall' ...

  15. Real Bows Download Store, Forges Rolling Stone Deal

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST À la carte store to come with new Real software RealNetworks will launch an a la carte download store and a new version of its RealPlayer media management software this morning at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The company wi ...

  16. Real Bows Download Store, Forges Rolling Stone Deal

    January 07, 2004 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks will launch an a la carte download store and a new version of its RealPlayer media management software this morning at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. RealNetworks will launch an a la carte download store and a new version ...