The Replacements

  1. Morning Fix: How Music Could Better Tackle the Sports Industry; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Announces Noms, Includes 'Mats, Nirvana; Harry Belafonte Sues Martin Luther King, Jr. Estate

    October 16, 2013 8:45 AM EDT Get the Morning Fix Delivered To Your Inbox HERE BILLBOARD SPORTS & MUSIC ROUNDTABLE: HOW THE MUSIC BIZ CAN GET A BIGGER SLICE OF SPORTS' $14 BILLION BRAND SPEND Big partnerships like Pearl Jam and Fox Sports are just a small piece of t ...

  2. The Replacements 'Respectfully Pass' on Your Media Request; Stanley Cup's Fall Out Boy Cameo at Riot Fest (Backbeat)

    September 16, 2013 5:55 PM EDT The Replacements played Chicago's Riot Fest this past weekend, marking just their second performance in 22 years. Western Promotions founder Heather West , who ran public and press relations for the fest, describes the media onslaught for ...

  3. Morning Fix: Mumford & Sons Face Muse; Nielsen Numbers; Bieber, Rihanna Fan Sites Fined $1 Mil; Replacements Reunion?

    October 04, 2012 7:34 AM EDT Head HERE to subscribe to Billboard's free music-business newsletters. JOHN JANICK NAMED PRESIDENT/COO OF INTERSCOPE GEFFEN A&M: It's official: John Janick has been named president and chief operating officer of Interscope Geffen A&a ...

  4. 'Shellac In His Veins': The Billboard Icon Award Interview With Seymour Stein

    January 21, 2012 11:18 PM EST Seymour Stein was helping create music industry history when he was only 14 years old. That was in 1957, when he began working for Billboard as the assistant to Tommy Noonan, then head of Billboard charts. When Noonan decided that the music indust ...

  5. Publishing Briefs: Bug Music, Arlo Guthrie, NMPA's David Israelite

    December 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST -- Bug Music Publishing has signed a new publishing deal with Paul Westerberg, solo artist, songwriter and front man of the seminal alt-rock group the Replacements. Under the terms of the deal, Bug Music and Westerberg have entered into a publishi ...

  6. Replacements Drummer Steve Foley Dies

    August 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Steve Foley, who played drums with the Replacements at the tail end of their career, died last weekend in Minneapolis. He was 49. According to local media reports, Foley died after accidentally overdosing on prescription medication. The 1990 selec ...

  7. Paul Westerberg Offers New Album For 49 Cents

    July 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Despite the fact that he doesn't have a computer and may never have been online in his life, Replacements frontman Paul Westerberg is the latest artist to embrace the Internet for rapid dissemination of new music. Yesterday, Westerberg made a ...

  8. GNR Cancels South Africa Concerts

    April 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT South Africa's biggest outdoor rock event of 2007 has been left without a major headlining act after Guns N' Roses pulled out of My Coke Fest. The group's planned appearances in Johannesburg on April 27 and Cape Town on May 1 were b ...