Music publishing catalogues are gaining momentum fast as an asset class for institutional investments, with transactions ranging from large catalogue mergers and acquisitions (M&A) through to investment vehicles for songwriters’ shares such as the Hipgnosis Fund and Royalty Exchange. Since 2010 the number of publicly announced music catalogue transactions – […]

It’s not difficult to see why nu-metal elicits both nostalgia and ridicule, as it’s a confusing ol’ subgenre. The band that originated it, Faith No More, continue to ashamedly deny paternity. Some purveyors have transcended it relativelyunscathed (Korn, Limp Bizkit). Others have rolled with the punches, evolved and survived (Papa […]

Do you find yourself more drawn to heavy metal as time goes on. It’s not just for teenage burnouts going through a rebellious phase. In fact, according to Spotify, metal fans are the most loyal of any group of listeners on the platform. And it’s not because they’re angry, maladjusted, or compelled by […]

The band behind such songs as ‘Surrender’ and ‘Dream Police’ plays CFCC’s Wilson Center Oct. 8. Rick Nielsen apparently doesn’t like to waste a lot of energy talking. Seems he prefers to save his oomph for the stage. That’s a good thing for fans who will be at Cape Fear […]

FORT KNOX, Ky. — While marching back and forth on a hot Kentucky asphalt parade field in the spring of 1967, musical lyrics began to dance around inside John Fogerty’s head — “It’s been an awful long time since I been home …” What he recently described as a kind […]

[Ad_1]   Earlier this year, statistics released from music distribution company TuneCore revealed that heavy metal was the fastest growing genre year over year in terms of streaming and downloads. According to the company, metal saw a 154-percent increase in streams and downloads from 2017 to 2018, topping other fast-growing […]

I read with interest PJ Media contributor Ed Driscoll’s in-depth analysis of The Week senior correspondent David Linker’s essay, “The Coming Death of Just About Every Rock Legend.” Driscoll highlighted excerpts that captured the thrust of Linker’s piece, then fleshed-out his own thoughts about how a similar scenario might soon befall the Hollywood film industry. I […]

[Ad_1] Legendary rocker Eddie Money has died. He was 70 years old. The musician’s family confirmed his passing earlier this morning in a statement to Variety. “The Money family regrets to announce that Eddie passed away peacefully early this morning,” the statement reads. “It is with heavy hearts that we […]

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