1. Chris Nilsson Appointed President of 10th Street Entertainment

    February 12, 2014 1:12 AM EST Chris Nilsson has been named president of 10th Street Entertainment, the company that's home to a variety of Motley Crue business ventures. Nilsson started at 10th Street seven years ago and was named Chief Marketing Officer in 2009. 10th Str ...

  2. Publishing Briefs: Bicycle Music Company, Blues Traveler Ride Together, Another Victory Expands Global Network, Steve Lewis Joins SynchTank

    January 23, 2014 4:38 AM EST Bicycle Music Company, Blues Traveler Ride Together The Bicycle Music Company and its affiliates have acquired the Blues Traveler publishing catalog including such songs as “Hook”, “The Mountains Win Again”, “Carolina Blues”, “But Anyway” and “Run ...

  3. Backbeat: Ultra Music Hosts Happy Hour With the Crystal Method, Dim Mak Records, Red Light Execs

    June 25, 2012 3:54 PM EDT Ken Jordan, The Crystal Method hanging with his manager, Richard Bishop of Red Light Management. (Photo: Nicole Pajer) Hollywood was buzzing with EDM chatter Friday night as Ultra Music hosted an official kickstart to summer happy hour. The courty ...

  4. Live Nation Ticket Sales Up 25% YTD; Diverse Touring Line-Up Drives Numbers, $4 Beers Await Fans

    May 18, 2012 4:15 PM EDT With a lineup of tours that touches on virtually every genre and musical scene, Live Nation, the world's largest promoter and amphitheater operator, seems to be on a path to continue the rebound of 2011, after suffering the brunt of an overal ...

  5. Deuce Drops 'Bomb-Ass Music' With 'Nine Lives'

    April 27, 2012 9:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Former Hollywood Undead Vocalist Talks Going Solo, Slams 'Haters From My Old Band' When a performer names their album "Nine Lives," the title's meaning is hard to misinterpret. Deuce, a former vocalist with rap/rock posse Ho ...

  6. Deuce Drops 'Bomb-Ass Music' With 'Nine Lives'

    April 27, 2012 6:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Former Hollywood Undead Vocalist Talks Going Solo, Slams 'Haters From My Old Band' When a performer names their album "Nine Lives," the title's meaning is hard to misinterpret. Deuce, a former vocalist with rap/rock posse Ho ...

  7. Sixx: A.M. Redefines Beauty on 'This Is Gonna Hurt'

    May 07, 2011 8:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It's kismet that People magazine's annual Most Beautiful People issue hit newsstands the same time that "Lies of the Beautiful People," the lead single from Sixx: A.M. 's new album, has burned up Billboard's rock radio ...

  8. Steven Tyler Q&A: The Wild Man Of 'Idol'

    January 14, 2011 1:28 PM EST 0 0 0 No one would have faulted Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler for hanging up his colorful scarves and taking a nice long vacation earlier this year -- he'd recently completed rehab and a lengthy tour, after mending fences with his bandmates followi ...

  9. Exclusive: Steven Tyler Could Sue To Stop Aerosmith Replacement Singer

    January 31, 2010 6:02 PM EST 0 0 0 Amidst continuing reports of other singers being approached to front Aerosmith , Steven Tyler and his handlers are taking steps to reassert his position in the band. Tyler's Los Angeles-based attorney, Skip Miller, fired off a letter to Aerosmi ...

  10. Managers For Coldplay, Beyonce Discuss Ticketing, Label Roles

    November 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Some of the industry's most influential artist managers gathered Thursday at the 6th annual Billboard Touring Conference and Awards in New York to discuss their ever-evolving roles in overseeing their artists' brands. Billboard editorial ...

  11. NARM Q&A: Allen Kovac

    NARM Q&A: Allen Kovac

    June 09, 2009 3:03 AM EDT 0 0 0 Tenth Street Entertainment and Eleven Seven Music founder/CEO Allen Kovac talks to Billboard at the 2009 NARM conference. Record Labels , interview , exclusive , Tenth Street Entertainment , Retail , National Association of Recording Merchandisers , ...

  12. NARM Video: Top Execs Address Industry Challenges

    June 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Representatives from 350 different music companies have descended on San Diego for the National Assn. Of Recording Merchandisers convention, which runs June 7–10, to address some of the major issues facing the industry: declining revenues, retail ...

  13. Papa Roach: Theory of Evolution

    March 31, 2009 4:43 PM EDT 0 0 0 Papa Roach Was At The Forefront Of The Nu-Metal Wave. Can The Band Reconnect With 'Metamorphosis'? At one point, Papa Roach's songs were part of the soundtrack for angry young men, earning the band a spot on the 2000 Vans Warped tour ...

  14. Buckcherry, Avenged Sevenfold Extend Tour

    December 05, 2008 12:36 PM EST 0 0 0 Nothing screams holiday spirit like a Buckcherry/Avenged Sevenfold tour. The hard rock co-headliners are extending their trek with a second leg set to begin Jan. 28 in Albuquerque, N.M. Joining them on the bill will be Papa Roach and Saving Abel. Th ...

  15. Motley Crue Heading Back On The Road

    November 14, 2008 3:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Motley Crue will follow up this summer's Crue Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. The 25-city ...

  16. Motley Crue Heading Back On The Road

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Motley Crue will follow up this summer's Crue Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Motley Crue will follow up this summer' ...

  17. Motley Crue Gears Up For North American Tour

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mötley Crüe will follow up this past summer's Crüe Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. Alon ...

  18. Jet Takes Off With Manager Kovac

    May 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Australian rock band Jet has parted ways with its Sydney-based management company Winterman and Goldstein after six years. The band will now be handled by veteran U.S. manager Allen Kovac, whose clients include Buckcherry, Meatloaf, Hanson and Pap ...

  19. Q&A: Nikki Sixx

    October 03, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It is 2:30 in the afternoon and Mötley Crüe bass player Nikki Sixx is just getting up. He lights his first cigarette of the day. Telephones are ringing in the background. It is 2:30 in the afternoon and Mötley Crüe bass player Nikki Sixx is just get ...

  20. Motley Crue Gearing Up For Reunion Tour

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Despite an invitation that teases "coming soon to an arena near you," talk that Motley Crue will be announcing a tour Monday (Dec. 6) at a press event on Sunset Blvd. in Hollywood, Calif., is prematur Despite an invitation that teases &quo ...

  21. Much Ado About Crue

    December 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Despite Motley Crue's invitation to a press event Monday in West Hollywood that teases "coming soon to an arena near you," a tour by the band is not a done deal. Despite Motley Crue's invitation to a press event Monday in West ...

  22. 'Air Guitar' Takes Karaoke To New Level

    July 21, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Air guitar has gone high-tech, as Hollywood Records is using CD entertainment technology from MusicPlayground to bring karaoke into a whole new sphere. Air guitar has gone high-tech, as Hollywood Records is using CD entertainment technology from Mus ...

  23. Epic Preps Blondie Set For International Release

    July 15, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Blondie will release its first studio album for Epic, "The Curse of Blondie," Sept. 18 in Australia and Japan and Oct. 6 in Europe. The band's manager, Allen Kovac, is understood to be in negotiations Blondie will release its first st ...

  24. Autopsy Shows Gibb Had Twisted Intestine

    January 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees died because his bowel and small intestine had become so twisted they restricted his blood flow, according to autopsy results released yesterday (Jan. 16). As previously r Maurice Gibb of the Bee Gees died because his bo ...

  25. Hundreds Attend Maurice Gibb's Funeral

    January 16, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 During a private funeral service yesterday (Jan. 15) in Miami Beach that mixed humor and emotion, Bee Gees member Maurice Gibb was remembered as a man who celebrated life. About 200 friends and family During a private funeral service yesterday (Jan. ...

  26. Private Funeral Planned For Maurice Gibb

    January 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Bee Gees' Maurice Gibb will be laid to rest Wednesday (Jan. 15) in Miami following a private funeral service that will be open only to family and close friends, according to the band's management. The Bee Gees' Maurice Gibb will b ...