Tag Archives: Irving Azoff

“You’ve created a precarious situation:” Anthrax post open letter to Irving Azoff

Posted by on December 16, 2016

Earlier this week, legendary record executive Irving Azoff filed a lawsuit against the Radio Licensing Music Committee on behalf of his own performance rights company, Global Music Rights. The suit is in response – thought not intended to be retaliatory – to an antitrust suit filed by the RLMC earlier this month. Billboard broke the […]

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Been To A Concert Lately? Neither Has Anyone Else

Posted by on August 6, 2010

We already knew the concert business was suffering a pretty big decline, so Live Nation Entertainment’s second quarter results are no surprise. The company lost $34.6 million this quarter, due to the concert slowdown and the merger between Live Nation and Ticketmaster earlier this year. You actually didn’t have to look at the second quarter […]

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Ticketmaster Accused Of Attempting Shady Back Room Scalping Antics

Posted by on September 1, 2009

The Wall Street Journal published a pretty damning article last week about Ticketmaster and its CEO Irving Azoff, revealing an allegedly attempted plan to pass premium tickets directly to ticket brokers (scalpers) in exchange for a percentage of the profits. The deal, allegedly codenamed “Project Showtime”, only fell apart because of distrust between the participants. […]

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