| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, the Smiths, Lou Reed and Sting are among the 2015 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning.
Other nominated are repeats N.W.A., Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Rob Cavallo, the Grammy Award-winning producer who has worked with the Dave Matthews Band, Green Day and Linkin Park, has listed his home in Hidden Hills for sale at $7.499 million.
Set on more than an acre in the celebrity-preferred community, the...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:42 PM
If ever an opening song on a debut album could set the tone for the entirety of a band's career, it was "Blitzkrieg Bop," off the 1976 self-titled album by the Ramones. Lean, fast and propelled forward by a low-to-the-ground-beat and no-fuss lyrics ("Hey!...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:30 AM
For years, Ringo Starr has used the occasion of his birthday to urge fans to flash the peace symbol and say the words "Peace and love" at noon wherever they happen to be in the world.
The former Beatle upped the ante for his 74th birthday party this...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 12:12 PM
If it's true, as punk band the Slits have argued, that "in the beginning there was rhythm," then Tommy Ramone's drum pound marked a new day rising. The original drummer for seminal New York punk band the Ramones, Tommy, born Erdelyi Tamas, died Friday...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:00 AM
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All in all, Homer is just another brick in the...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The lead cut on the new Pixies album is called "What Goes Boom?," and one answer to that question is the Pixies' other albums.
Formed in Boston in 1986, this smart but savage guitar band did as much as any to invent what became known as alternative...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 6:23 AM
"American Idiot": The stage musical spun around Green Day’s ambitious 2004 album is now on a road tour, and will deliver the Berkeley trio’s angsty punk anthems starting Tuesday night at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts. All the...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 2:20 PM
The Green Day musical “American Idiot” has more of a sensibility than an actual plot.
Seriously, you could text all the dialogue in a few minutes and still have enough juice in your phone to download the Broadway cast recording, which I...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Broadcast Music, Inc. will honor legendary musician Stevie Nicks as the BMI Pop Icon at its 62nd annual BMI Pop Awards.
The ceremony will recognize the songwriters and publishers of the past year's most-performed pop songs in the U.S. and will also...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 3:37 PM
“Don't wanna be an American idiot.
Don't want a nation under the new mania.”
—”American Idiot” lyrics
I grew up on the angst-fueled music of...