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Hollywood Undead

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From MusicWorld, posted 8.26.08 The group may be called Hollywood Undead, but they’ve proven that music is very much alive in the digital age. When they first put up their music on a My Space site, they jumped from 10 friends to thousands in just one day. Within a week, they hit #1 on… Read more...


Serj Tankian

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.06.08 It’s hard to describe the music of Serj Tankian. The System of a Down singer himself even has a tough time. “It’s definitely a rock record,” the unconventional frontman says enthusiastically. “It’s a moving album with a lot of ups and downs, starts and stops, and tempo changes. It’s depressing… Read more...


Fair to Midland

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From MusicWorld, posted 12.23.07 Fair to Midland may take their name from a play on words in their home state of Texas for the expression “fair to middlin’,” but their goals are far loftier than the moniker might imply. In fact, the quintet aims to create a progressive rock sound for the new millennium… Read more...


System of a Down Takes the Road Less Traveled

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From MusicWorld, posted 3.24.06 Tailor-made for short attention spans, Mezmerize, the new album by operatic thrashers System of a Down, clocks in at just over 36 minutes. Fret not, however: The second part of the ambitious song cycle, Hypnotize , is due to drop in November. Two separate releases (for two separate prices) may… Read more...


BMI Writers Take Home Majority of This Year’s Grammys

From News, posted 2.08.06 Some of BMI's biggest songwriters and artists were among the top winners at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards, held February 8 at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Read more...


It’s Eight Grammy Nods for Mariah, Kanye and Legend

From News, posted 12.11.05 BMI superstars Mariah Carey, Kanye West and John Legend led the list of nominees for the 48th Annual Grammy Awards with eight nods each when contenders were announced at a star-studded press conference held December 8 at Gotham Hall in New York City. Their three-way tie pushed the… Read more...


Kinky

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From MusicWorld, posted 7.25.04 The question most asked of the band Kinky has to do with their name. "It came by accident when we played our first gig," says vocalist Gilberto Cerezo. "There was a flyer with a girl doing kinky things. But we've developed our own theory: We take music, turn it… Read more...