| Oct 13, 2009
Former Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn writes in his new book "Corn Flakes With John Lennon (and Other Tales From a Rock 'n' Roll Life)" that after John Lennon's death in 1980, he focused on artists who carried on in Lennon's tradition, including...
| Jul 1, 2008
When a bootleg album of David Bowie's Santa Monica Civic Auditorium stop on his 1972 Ziggy Stardust tour hit the market several years ago, I didn't even bother to listen to it because I couldn't imagine the music alone living up to my memory of such a...
| Feb 11, 2009
Rocker Courtney Love -- who once declared that she wasn't a woman but rather a force of nature and got little argument -- has rented a sprawling Mediterranean in the Hollywood Hills for about $20,000 a month.
The five-bedroom, five-bathroom home with...
| Feb 21, 2009
Rocker Courtney Love -- who once declared that she wasn't a woman but a force of nature and got little argument -- has rented a sprawling Mediterranean in the Hollywood Hills for about $20,000 a month.
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| Nov 11, 2007
Careers have arcs. Writers develop and change, as evidenced by "I Explain a Few Things: Selected Poems" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 360 pp., $16), a new bilingual anthology of the great Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, and "Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman" (Vintage:...
| May 19, 2008
Daryl Hall and John Oates, the Hugo Boss-clad kingpins of Reagan-era pop, seemed destined for the casino-circuit dotage most pop stars eventually face -- their new music largely ignored, their fan base fading to nothingness. But then, around 2005,...
| Oct 12, 2009
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Michael Jackson's first posthumous release has only been circulating for a few hours and already it's controversial. We shouldn't be surprised: Despite the unified field of emotion that formed during his mourning, the late King of Pop always has been........
| Nov 4, 2009
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Rock band No Doubt has filed a real-world lawsuit over its virtual role in the just-released Band Hero edition of the Guitar Hero video game series, claiming that the game has “transformed No Doubt band members into a virtual karaoke......
| Nov 5, 2009
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The seminal band kicks off a U.S. tour commemorating the 20th anniversary of its 1989 college-rock classic 'Doolittle' at the Palladium. Wednesday night at the Hollywood Palladium, in the first of three concerts there, the Pixies kicked off a U.S.......
| Nov 24, 2009
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Adam Lambert has taken the better part of a year to unfold his shiny wings on national television. He finally took flight Sunday on the American Music Awards -- but not in the direction that many, including some devoted fans,......