1. Publishing Briefs: Reach, Downtown, House of Hassle, BMG Chrysalis, Patrick Joseph, Windish, More

    December 21, 2012 9:33 AM EST Reach Music Links With Zac Brown, Band, Southern Ground Reach Music Publishing has signed a worldwide publishing-administration agreement with Zac Brown, founder of the Zac Brown Band. In addition, Reach Music will administer publishing for artist ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. J. Geils Sues J. Geils Band Over Name, Tour

    August 03, 2012 5:51 PM EDT 0 0 0 As lineups shift, lawsuits over band name rights -- from the Beach Boys to Live -- are as common as reunion tours, but the J. Geils Band 's current dispute breaks new ground for confusion. John Geils, the group's namesake and founder, has ...

  4. J. Geils Sues J. Geils Band Over Name, Tour

    August 03, 2012 5:00 PM EDT As lineups shift, lawsuits over band name rights -- from the Beach Boys to Live -- are as common as reunion tours, but the J. Geils Band's current dispute breaks new ground for confusion. John Geils, the group's namesake and founder, has ...

  5. Chart Beat: Britney Spears, Elvis Presley, T.I.

    December 11, 2008 12:29 PM EST 0 0 0 CIRCUSES : Britney Spears has the highest-debuting song of her career, thanks to the No. 3 bow of “Circus” (Jive) on The Billboard Hot 100. This latest single wrests the title from Spears’ first chart entry, “…Baby One More Time,” which opened at No ...

  6. DELTA BLUES

    September 12, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Writer-musician Gioia (Healing Songs, 2006, etc.) undertakes the daunting task of reconsidering the blues of the Mississippi Delta, musicological terrain well-plowed in several noteworthy books, most Writer-musician Gioia (Healing Songs, 2006, etc.) ...

  7. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac arrest. He is 52. Braunn had been suffering from a "debilitating physical ailment," according to a post on his official Web 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik B ...

  8. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik Braunn dies in L.A. of apparent cardiac arrest. He is 52. Braunn had been suffering from a "debilitating physical ailment," according to a post on his official Web 2003 - Iron Butterfly guitarist Erik B ...

  9. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Iron Maiden drummer Michael "Nicko" McBrain is arrested and charged with assault after hitting a parking attendant with his car, according to reports. The incident occurs backstage at th 2003 - Iron Butterfly guit ...

  10. This Day in Music

    July 30, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 <b>2003 - </b>Iron Maiden drummer Michael "Nicko" McBrain is arrested and charged with assault after hitting a parking attendant with his car, according to reports. The incident occurs backstage at th 2003 - Iron Butterfly guit ...

  11. The Howlin' Wolf Story

    December 13, 2003 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The most imposing of Chicago bluesmen gets a solid biographical treatment from veteran documentarian Don McGlynn. The most imposing of Chicago bluesmen gets a solid biographical treatment from veteran documentarian Don McGlynn. The first DVD in BMG& ...