Rock bands

7 Lessons to Rock Both the Stage and Sales

Touring musician turned startup employee shares advice from his former life that applies to growing companies.

David Du Pré

Sell Like a (Literal) Rock Star With These 5 Takeaways

Use these lessons from some of the biggest acts in music to up your game with your clients.

Steve Jones

How Being a Post-Punk Singer Prepared Me for the Startup Life

Tech founder on seeking funds for albums, booking tours and hanging with Dave Grohl.

No Brown M&M's: What Van Halen's Insane Contract Clause Teaches Entrepreneurs

What was thought of a case of rock star excess actually provides a powerful business lesson.

Steve Jones

The Startup Success Story Behind the Band of the Day App

The Band of the Day daily music-discovery magazine app lets musicians be seen and heard.

Jennifer Wang

How Social Media Saved a Hollywood Landmark

The Roxy Theatre on Hollywood's Sunset Strip was on its way down when Nic Adler took over and restored it to prominence in the North American music scene.

Jennifer Wang

How 'Augmented Reality' Software Can Blur the Lines Between Online and Offline Worlds

Total Immersion's Augmented Reality software solutions gives heavy metal band Mastodon an edge with fans.

Jason Ankeny

Three Franchises Far From Business As Usual

From rock 'n roll to divorce to kickball, these companies take franchising to a new creative level.

Jason Daley

The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne on Reinventing the Music Industry

For this iconoclastic rocker, there are no limits to how music can be packaged, delivered and consumed.

Jason Ankeny