the Charlatans

  1. Marilyn Manson Goes Indie With U.K. Label

    November 08, 2010 12:00 AM EST A year after being dropped by Interscope, Marilyn Manson is planning his comeback on U.K. indie Cooking Vinyl. The new, as-yet-untitled album is due in the fall of 2011. Manson has agreed a joint venture partnership between his own imprint Hell, e ...

  2. Charlatans Confirms Split With Alan McGee

    May 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT U.K. indie-rock band the Charlatans has confirmed its split with manager Alan McGee. The band is now represented by London-based Big Life Management , which has also financed recording of the new Charlatans album. McGee was the founder of U.K. ind ...

  3. Freebass Drops 4-Track EP, Sets Album Date

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Over five years on from the project first being announced, Freebass -- the alternative rock super group comprising Joy Division/New Order bass player Peter Hook, Gary 'Mani' Mounfield from the Stone Roses/Primal Scream and Andy Rourke of ...

  4. U.K.’s AMG Adds Glasgow Venue

    March 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT London-based venue operator Academy Music Group (AMG) has increased its portfolio of venues to 13 with the acquisition for an undisclosed sum of the former cinema, ABC Glasgow. AMG has taken a majority stake in the ABC, previously operated as a co ...

  5. Pinnacle Collapse A 'Nightmare' For Indies

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST U.K. independent labels' representatives have consulted a lawyer through trade body AIM after independent distribution company Pinnacle went into administration on Dec. 3, roughly equivalent to Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Around 60 labe ...

  6. Hook Sets Freebass Release Date

    June 26, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Freebass, the alternative rock supergroup formed by former Joy Division/New Order bass player Peter Hook, Mani from the Stone Roses/Primal Scream and Andy Rourke of The Smiths, is planning to release their as-yet-untitled debut album in March 2009 ...

  7. Wilson Feted With 24-Hour Party

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The life of Factory Records' legendary late founder Tony Wilson was remembered over the weekend with a 24-hour celebration featuring some of his best-known signings and friends. The likes of comedian Steve Coogan, New Order's Peter Hook, ...

  8. Tunstall, The Charlatans For Hard Rock Calling Warm-Up

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT KT Tunstall and U.K. indie-rock acts the Charlatans and Starsailor are to play Hard Rock Cafes in the U.K. as a warm-up for the Hard Rock Calling festival in London's Hyde Park June 28 and 29. The Charlatans will play the first show of the Ro ...

  9. Charlatans Claim Success For ‘Giveaway’ Model

    March 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. alternative rock band the Charlatans is claiming success for the “giveaway” approach taken with its new album, “You Cross My Path,” which the act says has been downloaded in its entirety more than 60,000 times since it was made available last ...

  10. Poptones Plays Its Final Tune

    October 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT U.K. independent label figurehead Alan McGee has closed his London-based label Poptones. A statement today (Oct. 4) from McGee and his joint shareholder in Poptones, Stephen King, said that the two companies the pair owned, Poptones and Creation M ...

  11. Source: Universal To Embrace Sanctuary's 360-Degree Model

    June 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Universal will not break up the Sanctuary Group, but plans to embrace the music group's diverse business interests, according to sources familiar with its £44.5 million ($87.68 million) bid to take over the troubled company. The Sanctuary boa ...

  12. HMV, Virgin Do Battle In Manchester

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Retailers launch rival initiatives. U.K. retail rivals HMV and Virgin will go head to head this coming week with respective initiatives in Manchester, England's northern music center. HMV will on Monday (Nov. 20) kick-starts a two-week HMV ca ...

  13. HMV, Virgin Do Battle In Manchester

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Retailers launch rival initiatives. U.K. retail rivals HMV and Virgin will go head to head this coming week with respective initiatives in Manchester, England's northern music center. HMV will on Monday (Nov. 20) kick-starts a two-week HMV ca ...

  14. Charlatans Team Up With McGee

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Brit band splits with manager Harrison. Long-running British rock band the Charlatans have split amicably with longtime manager Steve Harrison and are now managed by Creation Records co-founder and former Oasis manager Alan McGee, with Stephen Kin ...

  15. Sanctuary Signs Charlatans

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST British guitar band the Charlatans have returned to the independent label fold through a worldwide recording deal with Sanctuary Records Group. British guitar band the Charlatans have returned to the independent label fold through a worldwide reco ...

  16. Sanctuary Signs Charlatans

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST British guitar band the Charlatans have returned to the independent label fold through a worldwide recording deal with Sanctuary Records Group. British guitar band the Charlatans have returned to the independent label fold through a worldwide reco ...