| Apr 12, 2012
| 8:10 AM
In We Were Promised Jetpacks, Adam Thompson makes a decisive, powerful presence. The front man of the fresh-faced Edinburgh, Scotland-rooted band sings about emotionally messy situations — hardly an original lyrical tack, mind you — in a way...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 1:55 PM
Kings of Leon canceled the remainder of their summer tour Monday, including an Aug. 26 concert at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre inTinley Park, Ill.
A spokesman for promoter Live Nation said singer Caleb Followill is “suffering from vocal issues...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Kings of Leon have cancelled all dates of their 2011 tour because the lead singer, Caleb Followill, is suffering from "vocal issues and exhaustion."
The announcement was made Monday by tour promoter Live Nation.
The band had been scheduled to perform at...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 7:18 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Conan the Barbarian
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World
Monday Night Football: Preseason: NY Jets @ Houston (special; 8 p.m. Monday; ESPN)
Gloria: In Her Own Words (special; 9 p.m. Monday;...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:27 PM
Their daddy (in the case of one, his uncle) was a preacher man, they're known by their middle names, and their band is named after their father and grandfather (or uncle and great-uncle), both called Leon.
In 1999, the Followills -- brothers Anthony...
| Jul 22, 2011
The black Chevy Tahoe slows to a gentle stop. You open the front door on the passenger's side and hear Radiohead's "There, There" spilling out of the speakers, filling the cabin.
J.J. Redick shifts the SUV out of park, merges into traffic and offers...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 12:39 PM
2 stars (out of 4)
In a recent interview, Tom Waits mentioned that while recording music, “You have to work with people that know when to trick you.”
Coldplay pays lip service to the element of surprise on its fifth studio album, “Mylo...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 4:00 PM
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MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Martha Marcy May Marlene
The Skin I Live In
The Son of No One
A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas
Ghost Hunters Live!...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 4:26 PM
Chicago rapper Trell Love answered our Chi-Tunes questionnaire. Do the same and your band could appear in RedEye!
What makes your live show great?
Fans have your material in their iTunes and always wonder what it's like to see you in person. When they...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:53 AM
Much has been made about President Barack Obama's budding friendship with Jay-Z, but there's another, perhaps more surprising artist you'll find on his iPod: Regina Spektor, the imaginative 32-year-old singer/songwriter whose latest album, "What We Saw...
| May 29, 2012
| 7:12 PM
2 stars (out of 4)
Quirkiness that could turn dark, even disturbing, had its way on the first few Regina Spektor albums, which made her a cult star championed by the Strokes and Kings of Leon, among others. The classically-trained, Moscow-born New Yorker...