1. Estates of Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, Jim Morrison Considering Hologram Shows

    June 13, 2012 8:44 AM EDT The King may have left the building, but a virtually resurrected Elvis Presley will soon return to a concert venue near you. With estates of deceased musical acts exploring the revenue possibilities of virtual live performances, the visual effects ...

  2. Estates Ready 'Holograms' of Elvis, Hendrix, Monroe & the Doors

    June 12, 2012 12:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 Doors Manager: "Hopefully, 'Jim Morrison' will be able to walk right up to you, look you in the eye, sing right at you and then walk away" The King may have left the building, but a virtually resurrected Elvis Presley will soon r ...

  3. 'Holographic' Resurrections of Elvis, Hendrix, Monroe and The Doors

    June 07, 2012 7:15 PM EDT 0 0 The King may have left the building, but a virtually resurrected Elvis Presley will soon return to a concert venue near you. With estates of deceased musical acts exploring the revenue possibilities of virtual live performances, the visual effects com ...

  4. Jimi Hendrix's Andre 3000 Biopic a Go, Without Estate's O.K.

    May 10, 2012 8:41 PM EDT It's official: John Ridley will direct a bio-film about the late Jimi Hendrix, who'll be played on screen by the musician Andre Benjamin, better known as OutKast's Andre 3000. Ridley also has written the original screenplay for the ...

  5. Jimi Hendrix's Andre 3000 Biopic a Go, Without Estate's O.K.

    May 10, 2012 7:50 PM EDT 0 0 0 It's official: John Ridley will direct a bio-film about the late Jimi Hendrix , who'll be played on screen by the musician Andre Benjamin , better known as OutKast's Andre 3000. Ridley also has written the original screenplay for the ...

  6. Jimi Hendrix's Family Talks 'Anthology,' 'Day in the Life' Documentary

    November 17, 2010 3:17 PM EST 0 0 0 After a prolific 2010 that continues with the "West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology" box set out this week, the family-run Experience Hendrix label has a more modest, but no less impactful blueprint for the next couple of yea ...

  7. Jimi Hendrix 'Rock Band' Game Coming

    February 16, 2010 2:56 PM EST 0 0 0 The ultimate guitar hero, Jimi Hendrix , will soon have his own "Rock Band" video game. Jimi Hendrix's stepsister, Janie Hendrix, who controls the late guitar god's estate, let it slip during an L.A. Times interview that a Hendri ...

  8. Update: Hendrix 'Rock Band' Coming In 2010?

    February 16, 2010 12:00 AM EST Update: MTV got back to Billboard.biz with an official statement: “While we have not made any official announcements regarding Jimi Hendrix and Rock Band, we are excited to say that we are in discussions to bring his music to our platform. Stay tu ...

  9. Jimi Hendrix 'Reality TV' DVD Coming Soon

    March 23, 2009 9:15 AM EDT 0 0 0 Universal Music Publishing Group has become the exclusive administrator of the Jimi Hendrix catalog throughout the world outside the United States. The five-year agreement covers all commercial opportunities, including synchronization licensing for ...

  10. Jimi Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell Dies

    November 12, 2008 1:51 PM EST 0 0 0 Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell was found dead early this morning (Nov. 12) in a Portland, Ore., hotel room, according to representatives for the Hendrix estate. He was 62. After completing the Experience Hendrix tour in Portland with ...

  11. Jimi Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell Dies

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell was found dead early this morning (Nov. 12) in a Portland, Ore., hotel room, according to representatives for the Hendrix estate. He was 62. Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell was found dead ...

  12. Jimi Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell Dies

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell was found dead early this morning (Nov. 12) in a Portland hotel room, according to representatives for the Hendrix estate. He was 62. After completing the Experience Hendrix tour in Portland with one- ...

  13. Hendrix Family Files Suit Over Vodka Marketing

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jimi Hendrix's family filed a federal lawsuit yesterday (March 6) over the use of the guitar legend's name to market a brand of vodka. The family claims in the lawsuit that companies owned by Seattle Jimi Hendrix's family filed a fede ...

  14. Hendrix Family Sues Over Vodka Marketing

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jimi Hendrix's family filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday (March 6) over the use of the guitar legend's name to market a brand of vodka. The family claims in the lawsuit that companies owned by Seattle businessman Craig Dieffenbach used trad ...

  15. Hendrix Heirs After Purple Haze Again

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following its victory over Purple Haze Records earlier this year, Seattle-based Experience Hendrix filed a second suit Sept. 12 to stop the marketing and sales of all unauthorized Jimi Hendrix recordi NEW YORK -- Following its victory over Purple ...

  16. Hendrix Heirs After Purple Haze Again

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Following its victory over Purple Haze Records earlier this year, Seattle-based Experience Hendrix filed a second suit yesterday (Sept. 12) to stop the marketing and sales of all unauthorized Jimi Hen Following its victory over Purple Haze Records e ...

  17. Hendrix Heirs After Purple Haze Again

    September 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Second suit filed to stop addt'l distribution. Following its victory over Purple Haze Records earlier this year, Seattle-based Experience Hendrix filed a second suit today (Sept. 12) to stop the marketing and sales of all unauthorized Jimi He ...

  18. Hendrix's Brother Denied Royalties

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 A Seattle judge on Friday upheld a will excluding the brother of late guitar legend Jimi Hendrix from the musician's posthumous releases, royalties and merchandise. A Seattle judge on Friday upheld a will excluding the brother of late guitar le ...

  19. Kin of Jimi Hendrix Resume Court Battle

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Relatives of late guitar legend Jimi Hendrix returned to court yesterday (June 28) to begin another legal fight over which family members should receive money from the musician's posthumous releases, Relatives of late guitar legend Jimi Hendr ...

  20. Buddy Miles Sues Hendrix Estate

    October 22, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Drummer Buddy Miles is suing the estate of Jimi Hendrix and several record labels for millions of dollars, alleging he was not paid royalties for his collaborations with the guitarist more than 30 yea Drummer Buddy Miles is suing the estate of Jimi ...

  21. Brother Sues For Share Of Hendrix Estate

    August 19, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Leon Hendrix, the brother of rock icon Jimi Hendrix, filed suit last Friday to gain what he considers his fair share of Hendrix's estate. Hendrix died more than three decades ago at the height of his Leon Hendrix, the brother of rock icon Jimi ...