1. Backbeat: Led Zeppelin Movie Premiere, Afterparty Bring in Rock and Music-Biz Royalty

    October 11, 2012 4:30 PM EDT From left: John Paul Jones, Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and original drummer John Bonham's son Jason arrive for the press conference for the release of their new concert film Celebration Day . (Photo: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images)   On Tuesday nigh ...

  2. How Green Day, Warner Bros., MAC, Nokia, AT&T Teamed Up for Social Campaign With Potential Audience of 144 Million

    September 18, 2012 12:17 PM EDT The Nokia-AT&T tab on Green Day's Facebook page that allowed fans to participate in the promotion. Green Day hit New York City's Irving Plaza to help Nokia and AT&T launch Nokia Music in the U.S. with a performance to a packed cr ...

  3. WMG Merges ADA Sales Staff Into WEA

    December 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST While the Warner Music Group is folding the sales staff of the Alternative Distribution Alliance inside that of WEA, the two distribution staffs will be kept separate in their dealings with account and labels. In the new set up, there will be a un ...

  4. Warner Videos Added To Xbox

    August 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT In case anybody forgot that Microsoft’s Xbox 360 videogame console is also a media hub, the company signed a deal with Warner Music Group to add music videos to the stable of content available on the Xbox Live Marketplace. Exactly how many videos ...

  5. Mattera Heads To WMG

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Larry Mattera has left his position as senior VP of music for wireless operator Amp'd Mobile to become the new senior VP of digital sales and marketing for Warner Music Group's WEA Corp. In his new role, he will oversee all WEA's di ...

  6. Island Def Jam Ups Mattera

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Larry Mattera has been promoted from VP to senior VP of new media for Island Def Jam Music Group. Mattera will oversee the group's new-media strategy. Larry Mattera has been promoted from VP to senior VP of new media for Island Def Jam Music ...

  7. Island Def Jam Ups Mattera

    September 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT New-media exec named senior VP. Larry Mattera has been promoted from VP to senior VP of new media for Island Def Jam Music Group. Mattera will oversee the group's new-media strategy, including content development, online marketing, digital co ...

  8. IDJ In Fan-Club Biz With Carey Venture

    April 11, 2003 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Island Def Jam (IDJ) is getting into the artist fan-club business, kicking off the initiative with an Internet-based club for Mariah Carey. Island Def Jam (IDJ) is getting into the artist fan-club business, kicking off the initiative with an Interne ...

  9. Island Def Jam Radio Singles To Be Sold As Downloads

    January 07, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJ) will announce today (Jan. 7) that it is selling singles as digital downloads simultaneously with their add date for radio, Billboard Bulletin reports. Island Def Jam Music Group (IDJ) will announce today (Jan. 7) tha ...