Emitt Rhodes dead: One-man 1970s cult band from Hawthorne

Emitt Rhodes, the pioneering 1970s one-man power-pop band who retreated into self-imposed silence before resurfacing 43 years later with a star-studded album, died Sunday in his sleep. His death was announced by his friend and producer Chris Price....

Island Records Sets Up Outpost In The Philippines, Deepening Asian Presence

The UMG sub-label is the latest move by the major to expand into emerging markets, including Middle East and Africa. Island Records is opening an outpost in the Philippines, the label’s first-ever division in Asia. The newly christened Island Records...

Tinder Names Jim Lanzone as CEO

Tinder has swiped right on Jim Lanzone, former head of CBS Interactive. Match Group, parent company of the Tinder dating app, announced that Lanzone has been appointed Tinder’s new CEO. Lanzone takes over the role from Elie Seidman, who...

Live Nation CEO says 2021 will see “robust outdoor summer season”

The CEO of Live Nation has said he expects a “robust outdoor summer season” for live music next year. The coronavirus pandemic has forced festivals around the world to cancel their 2020 editions, with fears over their futures if...

Juice WRLD’s ‘Legends Never Die’ Scores Biggest Debut of 2020

Juice WRLD’s posthumously released album “Legends Never Die” posted the biggest debut of 2020 on the Rolling Stone Top 200 Albums chart, and also topped its Artist and Songs charts, with 8 of the top 10 songs on the...

Raul De Molina On Last Interview  – Hollywood Life

Walter Mercado was an icon, and his legacy lives on. HL spoke with Raúl De Molina about Walter’s impact and reflected about his last conversation with the legend. The Netflix documentary Mucho Mucho Amor: The Legend of Walter Mercado...

Bryan Adams to Headline ‘Return to Live’ Concert in Germany Next Month for 12,000...

Live Nation says hygiene procedures will be strictly enforced at Düsseldorf event, but one German health official calls the concert ‘irresponsible.’ Live Nation says it will host the first large-scale live music event in Germany since the pandemic began,...

Art imitates life for Val Kilmer, daughter Mercedes, in ‘Paydirt’

NEW YORK, July 31 (UPI) -- Mercedes Kilmer said she was happy to make her feature film debut in Paydirt opposite a talented leading man -- her father, Top Gun and The Doors icon Val Kilmer. "It gave me...

‘Clueless’ at 25: Amy Heckerling on Ultimate Summer Movie Showdown

“Clueless” turned 25 this month. And the film remains a favorite of Times readers, who chose the romanic comedy as the Week 12 winner in the Ultimate Summer Movie Showdown.Amy Heckerling, the writer and director of “Clueless,’’ will...

Lollapalooza to air over 150 performances across 4-day livestream

Chicago’s Lollapalooza Festival is hosting a massive livestreamed event this weekend to mark what would’ve been the 2020 edition of the festival. From Thursday (July 30) to Sunday (August 2), the festival will stream over 150 performances on YouTube,...