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IN MEMORIAM: Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65

In Memoriam|

By Chris Morris, Variety | Eddie Van Halen, whose innovative and explosive guitar playing kept the hard rock... Read More → IN MEMORIAM: Eddie Van Halen Dies at 65

IN MEMORIAM: Legendary Reggae Singer Toots Hibbert, Frontman of the Maytals, Dies at 77

In Memoriam|

From Ras Marcus Benjamin on Fb, 9/12/20: Rest In Powah Toots… who was the first artist to use the word... Read More → IN MEMORIAM: Legendary Reggae Singer Toots Hibbert, Frontman of the Maytals, Dies at 77

IN MEMORIAM: Pearl Jam Remember Fans Who Died at Roskilde Festival, 20 Years Later

In Memoriam|

By Jonathan Cohen, Variety | Pearl Jam has honored the memories of the nine fans crushed to death during its... Read More → IN MEMORIAM: Pearl Jam Remember Fans Who Died at Roskilde Festival, 20 Years Later

REPORTS: Snapchat Will Let You Add Songs to Posts Under Music Deals With WMG and Others, Copying Key TikTok Feature

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By Todd Spangler, Variety | Snap, whose features have been copied directly by Facebook, is now borrowing a... Read More → REPORTS: Snapchat Will Let You Add Songs to Posts Under Music Deals With WMG and Others, Copying Key TikTok Feature

SONGWRITERS CORNER: R.E.M., Rolling Stones, Elton John and Dozens of Artists Send Letter Demanding End to Unauthorized Political Use of Music

Songwriter's Corner|

By Chris Willman, Variety | What do Elton John, the Rolling Stones, Lionel Richie, Courtney Love, Panic! at... Read More → SONGWRITERS CORNER: R.E.M., Rolling Stones, Elton John and Dozens of Artists Send Letter Demanding End to Unauthorized Political Use of Music

BUSINESS NEWS: Layoffs Hit AEG Presents

Colorado Music-Related Business|

By Jem Aswad, Variety | Layoffs are coming at AEG Presents, the world’s second-largest live-entertainment... Read More → BUSINESS NEWS: Layoffs Hit AEG Presents

MOVIES and BOOKS: ‘Laurel Canyon’: TV Review

Movies and Books of the month|

By Chris Willman, Variety | Occasionally a high-profile film or TV documentary arrives at just the right time... Read More → MOVIES and BOOKS: ‘Laurel Canyon’: TV Review

EVENTS: Prince and the Revolution Fund-Raising Watch Party TONIGHT, May 14th

Events|

To celebrate the streaming release of Prince and the Revolution: Live, The Prince Estate and YouTube will... Read More → EVENTS: Prince and the Revolution Fund-Raising Watch Party TONIGHT, May 14th

KUDOS: ‘The Masked Singer’ Reveals the Identity of the Rhino: Here’s the Star Under the Mask

Congratulations|

By Michael Schneider, Variety | Former pro baseball pitcher Barry Zito has spent the past few years focusing... Read More → KUDOS: ‘The Masked Singer’ Reveals the Identity of the Rhino: Here’s the Star Under the Mask

IN MEMORIAM: British Musician, Author Ian Whitcomb Dies at 78

In Memoriam|

By Leo Barraclough, Variety | British singer-songwriter and author Ian Whitcomb, a long-time resident of Los... Read More → IN MEMORIAM: British Musician, Author Ian Whitcomb Dies at 78

REPORTS: ‘Songland’ Judges Face Season 2 Like They’re ‘Coming Off a Hit Record’

Reports|

By J. Kim Murphy, Variety | “This is a total step up,” Ryan Tedder says of the impending return of... Read More → REPORTS: ‘Songland’ Judges Face Season 2 Like They’re ‘Coming Off a Hit Record’

NEWS: Eddie Kramer, Engineer for Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and ‘Woodstock,’ Set to Get His Own Rock Doc

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By Chris Willman, Variety | Eddie Kramer, an engineer famous to rock fans for his work with Jimi Hendrix, Led... Read More → NEWS: Eddie Kramer, Engineer for Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin and ‘Woodstock,’ Set to Get His Own Rock Doc

NEWS: Songwriters, Self-Employed Music Workers Eligible for Relief in Federal Stimulus Bill

News|

By Jem Aswad, Variety | Songwriters, along with other “gig economy” workers in the music industry ranging... Read More → NEWS: Songwriters, Self-Employed Music Workers Eligible for Relief in Federal Stimulus Bill

NEWS: Fired Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan Files Complaint Alleging Nomination Tampering

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By Melissa Roberto, Fox News | Deborah Dugan is fighting back after being fired by the Recording Academy with... Read More → NEWS: Fired Grammys CEO Deborah Dugan Files Complaint Alleging Nomination Tampering

REPORTS: Maggie Gyllenhaal to Play Gladys Presley in New Musical Drama

Reports|

Justin Kroll, Variety | Maggie Gyllenhaal will play Gladys Presley, the King of Rock and Roll’s mother, in... Read More → REPORTS: Maggie Gyllenhaal to Play Gladys Presley in New Musical Drama

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