| Jul 8, 2011
| 4:35 PM
The Times' editorial board on Friday endorsed a new agreement between film studios, record labels and top Internet service providers to discourage illegal file-sharing. The reaction from readers, however, was unanimous: Two thumbs down, way down. Here are...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The lead singer of a classic rock band that is among the biggest-selling of all time – and who also had six Top 20 solo hits -- will complete the lineup for the opening week of the Sands Bethlehem Event......
| Mar 17, 2012
| 9:37 PM
The music industry in 2012 was characterized as one of "micro-pennies" at the annual festival and conference that is South by Southwest. The phrase was used by Rich Begnloff, who heads indie label trade group the American Assn. of Independent Music....
| Jul 7, 2011
| 11:58 AM
Editor's note: The Def Leppard concert originally scheduled for July 9 has been rescheduled to July 31 due to a family illness.
If the kids will be flocking to Merriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday night for Animal Collective, their parents will heading...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 11:36 AM
If Ice Cube's career is any indication, the life cycle of a rapper is highly unpredictable.
One day you're protesting police brutality, and 20 years later you're playing cute for the "Ramona and Beezus" set.
Still, his legacy as one of the pioneers of...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Sara's new RCA Nashville album, Stronger, released March 8 and scored back-to-back weeks at #1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart! First-week sales in excess of 55,000 copies (source: Nielsen SoundScan) also earned the album a #6 debut on the all-...
| May 25, 2011
| 7:51 PM
RICHMOND, VA (WTVR) - Life is awesome insists Elliott Yamin.
The 33-year-old singer spent the first half of 2011 in a Los Angeles recording studio putting the finishing touches on his latest album tentatively titled "Let's Get to What's Real."
| Feb 3, 2011
| 10:26 AM
Linkin Park has been around for 12 years now, but it was only last year that it made what has been hailed as its best album.
On Thursday, the veteran band will perform at Verizon Center as part of its "A Thousand Suns" tour, which recently completed...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:10 AM
A Boston University student must pay $675,000 for illegally downloading 30 songs. That’s $22,500 per song. Though in fairness, a Rihanna song from three years ago is easily worth twice that amount. Here’s more from CBS News:
| Nov 16, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Next year's concert announcements are already starting to roll out.
The German industrial metal band Rammstein will perform at 1st Mariner Arena, of all places, on April 25. Expect lots of pyrotechnics.
The band is promoting a greatest hits package,...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 1:24 PM
Napster, the music-industry scourge that blazed a trail that led to modern digital music services, is about to head off into its final good night.
On Thursday, Napster will be merged officially with Rhapsody, the largest on-demand music service in the U....