1. Jeff Castelaz Named President of Elektra Records

    October 04, 2012 11:37 AM EDT Jeff Castelaz was today named President of Elektra Records, which operates under the Atlantic Records Group where he will oversee all areas of Elektra's activities, both working with existing signings and developing new talent. Castelaz will ...

  2. Updated: Jeff Castelaz, Matt Solodky Exit Dangerbird; Jenni Sperandeo Named President

    September 14, 2012 5:28 PM EDT Dangerbird Records co-founder Jeff Castelaz and General Manager Matt Solodky are leaving the music company to work in management, according to a rather surprising announcement made today by Dangerbird co-founder Peter Walker. Meanwhile, Jenni Sper ...

  3. Kings of Leon Announce New Album, 'Come Around Sundown'

    August 04, 2010 11:13 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kings of Leon have announced the release of their fifth album, "Come Around Sundown," due October 19 on RCA Records. The 13-song disc was recorded with producers Angelo Petraglia and Jacquire King, who both worked on the band's 2008 b ...

  4. Kings of Leon Finds Pigeon Poop 'A Lot Funnier' One Week Later

    July 30, 2010 4:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 K ings of Leon's Nathan Followill is confident that organizers of the upcoming Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco will keep stray pigeons as far away from the stage as possible. But, the drummer notes, "we're bringing a couple of ...

  5. Kings of Leon Will Keep Playing New Songs on Tour

    July 16, 2010 6:10 PM EDT 0 0 0 The members of Kings of Leon know that some around them -- such as label executives and management -- would prefer they not play the new songs from their as-yet untitled and unscheduled fifth album on their current tour. But the group would not have ...

  6. Kings of Leon Say New Album is 'Darker'

    May 26, 2010 12:58 PM EDT 0 0 0 Kings of Leon is "almost finished" with its fifth album -- the follow-up to 2008's platinum and Grammy Award-winning "Only By the Night" -- according to drummer Nathan Followill. During a conference call with reporters to pr ...

  7. New Norah Jones Album Due In November

    August 20, 2009 5:36 PM EDT 0 0 0 Singer/songwriter Norah Jones will move away from jazz roots on her fourth studio album, due in November on Blue Note Records, her label announced today (Aug. 20). Producer Jacquire King ( Kings of Leon , Modest Mouse ) is working with Jones on the ...

  8. New Norah Jones Album Due In November

    August 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Singer/songwriter Norah Jones will move away from jazz roots on her fourth studio album, due in November on Blue Note Records, her label announced today (Aug. 20). Producer Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Modest Mouse) is working with Jones on the a ...