| 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....
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:14 AM
A congressional vote on an anti-piracy bill that Internet heavyweights like Google say would be an online Armageddon has been delayed until 2012.
The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), which was introduced in the House of Representatives in late October,...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 7:03 PM
A handful of large websites will go dark on Wednesday to protest an anti-piracy bill that critics say will wreck the Internet as we know it.
Wikipedia, user-submitted news site Reddit, the blog Boing Boing and the Cheezburger network of comedy sites...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 5:11 PM
Hackers aligned with the global cyber-collective known as Anonymous have claimed responsibility for taking down at least six prominent websites, including those of the US Department of Justice and Universal Music Group, in retaliation for charges levied...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:56 PM
A couple was arrested after authorities found hundreds of pirated DVDs during a traffic stop in Elmwood Park, authorities said Friday.
Paula Loaiza, 35, and Juan Salgado, 29, were pulled over near the intersection of Grand and 75th avenues on Jan. 26 for...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 8:40 AM
As a singer and as a person, Whitney Houston had been described as larger than life. The numbers speak to that, adding up to a legendary career.
Years that Houston took to make her first album after iconic music producer Clive Davis discovered her...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Hip-hop fans will remember that Drake was set to play Hampton Coliseum back in November. That show was canceled due to what was described as a scheduling conflict.
The show has been rescheduled, but not at Hampton Coliseum. Promoters announced today that...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 2:51 PM
There truly are 'No Limits' to the relationship between legendary rock-n-roll band Foreigner and Texas Motor Speedway.
Foreigner and Texas Motor Speedway collaborated on a remix of the band's hit song 'Hot Blooded' that incorporates lyrics supporting the...
| May 3, 2012
| 7:53 AM
Each Labor Day weekend, the American Music Festival brings a variety of big-name acts to the Virginia Beach oceanfront. We learned this week that the 2012 edition will feature Train, Stanley Clarke, Cheap Trick and .38 Special.
Other groups set to...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:19 AM
When AMERICAN IDOL’s 12th season debuts in January 2013, superstar judge Mariah Carey - the best-selling female recording artist of all time – and returning judge Randy Jackson, a Grammy Award-winning producer whose expertise and beloved...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 6:29 AM
Nostalgia is catching up with us as musicians resurrect albums on stage that we’ve scarcely had time to forget about: Rapper 50 Cent last month performed all of his 2003 effort “Get Rich or Die Tryin’” at a festival in Texas, and...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:09 PM
For classic rocker Tom Petty the waiting is the hardest part after five guitars were stolen from a soundstage where the Heartbreakers were rehearsing for their upcoming U.S. tour.
A $7,500 reward is being offered for the return of the guitars,...