the Hives

  1. Creation Records Founder Alan McGee Starts New Label

    May 08, 2013 6:53 AM EDT Alan McGee, the legendary Scottish entrepreneur who discovered Oasis and founded the celebrated British label Creation Records, is back in the game. McGee has teamed with British independent music firm Cherry Red Records to launch the new label, ...

  2. Aussie Byron Bay Fest Canceled

    September 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The plug has been pulled on plans to revive Australia’s Byron Bay Arts and Music Festival, with organizers citing “regulatory hurdles.” The festival, due to take place Jan. 7 and 8 in the east coast seaside town, had a line-up featuring Franz Ferd ...

  3. LN Acquires Sweden's Luger, Moondog

    June 17, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Live Nation is strengthening its presence in Sweden through the acquisition of Luger Inc AB and Moondog Entertainment AB. The live music juggernaut has bought an additional 51% of promoter Luger and taken out a further 25% stake in its sister mana ...

  4. Beck, Black Crowes To Headline 2008 Street Scene

    June 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Beck and the Black Crowes have been tapped to headline the 24th annual Street Scene festival, which returns to its roots in downtown San Diego Sept. 19-20. Approximately 40 acts will perform at the 2008 Street Scene, including Justice, Tegan and S ...

  5. Sasquatch! Snags R.E.M., Cure, Lips, Death Cab

    February 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST R.E.M., the Cure, Flaming Lips, Death Cab For Cutie, Modest Mouse and M.I.A. lead the bill for the 2008 Sasquatch! Music Festival, to be held May 24-26 at the Gorge Amphitheatre in Quincy, Wash. The Flaming Lips will present their "U.F.O. sho ...

  6. Alicia Keys 'As I Am' Bows Big at No. 1

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys' "As I Am" debuts with 742,000 at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 -- the best sales week for a solo female artist since Norah Jones' "Feels Like Home" started with a million in 2004 ... Keys is only the third a ...

  7. Chili Peppers, Franz Heat Up Fuji Bill

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this year's Fuji Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this ...

  8. Chili Peppers, Franz Heat Up Fuji Bill

    March 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Japan fest held July 28-30. The Red Hot Chili Peppers and Franz Ferdinand are among the first batch of nine acts booked at this year's Fuji Rock Festival in Naeba, Japan. Tokyo-based concert promoter Smash have also confirmed Broken Social Sc ...

  9. OutKast Grabs Five Nods For MTV Europe Awards

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Rome to host gala Nov. 18. With five nominations, OutKast leads the field running up to the 2004 MTV Europe Music Awards, which as previously reported will be held Nov. 18 in Rome for the first time. The eclectic Atlanta-based duo is nominated for ...

  10. OutKast Grabs Five Nods For MTV Europe Awards

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT With five nominations, OutKast leads the field running up to the 2004 MTV Europe Music Awards, which will be held Nov. 18 in Rome, Italy. With five nominations, OutKast leads the field running up to the 2004 MTV Europe Music Awards, which as previ ...

  11. EA To Release Latest Madden Soundtrack

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Redwood City, Calif.-based interactive software company Electronic Arts (EA) has unveiled its most recent work-of-art: the in-game song list (soundtrack) for its Madden NFL 2005 title. The 21-track so Redwood City, Calif.-based interactive softwar ...

  12. EA To Release Latest Madden Soundtrack

    July 01, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Redwood City, Calif.-based interactive software company Electronic Arts (EA) has unveiled its most recent work-of-art: the in-game song list (soundtrack) for its Madden NFL 2005 title. The 21-track so Redwood City, Calif.-based interactive softwar ...

  13. Ecast Jukeboxes To Carry IODA Content

    June 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Indie acts to be promoted with on-screen ads. Ecast has inked a deal to distribute songs from Independent Online Distribution Alliance (IODA), a digital aggregator and distributor of independent-label content, through its Internet-enabled pay-for- ...

  14. McGee's Poptones Links With Mercury

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alan McGee, the veteran British label chief who discovered Oasis, is revitalizing his indie label Poptones through a marketing and distribution deal with Mercury Records. Poptones' previous distributo Alan McGee, the veteran British label chi ...

  15. McGee's Poptones Links With Mercury

    April 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Alan McGee, the veteran British label chief who discovered Oasis, is revitalizing his indie label Poptones through a marketing and distribution deal with Mercury Records. Poptones' previous distributo Alan McGee, the veteran British label chi ...

  16. London Fleadh To Return After Year Off

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) will resurrect its Fleadh festival on June 20 in London. The British promoter canceled the Irish music festival last year, citing a lack of headlining acts. Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) will resurrect its Fleadh ...

  17. London Fleadh To Return After Year Off

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) will resurrect its Fleadh festival on June 20 in London. The British promoter canceled the Irish music festival last year, citing a lack of headlining acts. Mean Fiddler Music Group (MFMG) will resurrect its Fleadh ...

  18. The Hives To Play CCE's Download Fest

    February 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has confirmed Swedish neo-garage band the Hives will perform at its second annual Download Festival. The rockers will play the opening day of the June 5-6 event, whic Clear Channel Entertainment (CCE) has confirme ...