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  1. Music Biz Veteran Jerry Sharell Hospitalized After Machete Attack

    September 16, 2013 6:01 AM EDT The executive-turned-DJ, who has worked with The Carpenters and Joe Cocker, was held hostage in his new girlfriend's home early Sunday. Jerry Sharell, a music industry veteran who played a role in the careers of The Carpenters and Joe Cocke ...

  2. Berklee and Lollapalooza Partner for Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship

    August 05, 2011 2:15 PM EDT Berklee College of Music and Lollapalooza announced the inception of the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship at the festival's 20th anniversary in Chicago today (Aug. 5), according to a press release. The scholarship, endowed by donor-ad ...

  3. Adele Continues Reign on Billboard 200 -- Longest Stint at No. 1 Since 2009

    May 18, 2011 11:00 AM EDT While Adele's "21" claims an eighth week atop the Billboard 200 -- the longest reign of any album since early 2009 -- the Lonely Island's "Turtleneck & Chain" laughs its way to a No. 3 arrival on the list. Meanwhi ...

  4. The Cars Reunite For First Album In 23 Years

    October 21, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Ric Ocasek-led new wave band the Cars have reunited to record their first album in 23 years and may support it with a tour, Billboard.biz has learned. The sessions were first confirmed by veteran engineer Paul Orofino in posts on the Pro Sound ...

  5. CBS To Flip Format Of Influential Rock Station WBCN

    July 15, 2009 12:00 AM EDT When iconic radio station WBCN (104.1 FM) flips formats Aug. 13 it will mark the first time since Lyndon Johnson's presidency that the station will be missing from the Boston rock radio landscape. For more than 40 years WBCN helped define loc ...

  6. Producer Mutt Lange Returns With Nickelback

    October 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Working with Mutt Lange on Nickelback's new album, "Dark Horse," was "a dream come true" for Chad Kroeger, the group's frontman songwriter. And the reality, he adds, was "a great learning experience." " ...

  7. MTV Adds Album Downloads For 'Rock Band' Gamers

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MTV Games will begin offering fans of the "Rock Band" music videogame full album downloads, which they can add to the game and play along. The first album will be Judas Priest's "Screaming for Vengeance" beginning April 22 ...

  8. Poison Pumped For Ratt Tour, New Album

    April 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT A full itinerary is still being confirmed, but Poison and Ratt will join forces for a summer trek starting June 13 at the Bi Lo Center in Greenville, S.C., and wrapping Aug. 19 at the Coors Amphitheatre in Denver. The tour, which brings Poison and ...

  9. Darkness Split With Bassist

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." According to a statement ...

  10. Darkness Split With Bassist

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." British rock band the Darkness has split with bassist Frankie Poullain citing "musical differences." According to a statement ...