| Mar 5, 2012
| 7:16 AM
1) Fire lead singer, hire another guy.
2) Fire that guy, hire third guy.
3) Re-hire first guy.
4) Write several rock anthems.
5) Achieve widespread recognition.
6) Buy several cowboy hats.
7) Tour with the Scorpions.
8) Have creative and personal...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:36 PM
The second week of battle rounds on NBC’s “The Voice” brought a slew of questionable fashion decisions and equally questionable song choices. But “questionable” doesn’t always mean less delightful.
| Aug 23, 2011
| 7:43 AM
LONDON (KTLA) -- Toxicology tests showed there were no illegal substances in British singer Amy Winehouse's body when she died last month aged 27, her spokesman said on Tuesday.
In a statement, he added that alcohol was present, but that it could not...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Jon Stewart has signed on to host a Q&A with two surviving members of Nirvana and producer Butch Vig for "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Nirvana," a radio special set to air Saturday, September 24, at 8 p.m. ET.
Not coincidentally, Sept. 24 also happens to be...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 11:14 AM
This week finds us with the third and largest-yet Elm City Popfest, New Haven's contribution to the tradition of indiepop fans throwing homegrown popfests to celebrate their pop passions.
To the uninitiated, the idea of pop needing a festival might...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 6:05 AM
8 p.m. Oct. 9. Toad's Place, 300 York St. $10. (203) 624-TOAD, toadsplace.com.
Screaming Females have only been home for a day after a two-and-a-half week European tour, so Marissa Paternoster is just slightly off her diurnal...
| May 17, 2011
| 2:53 PM
Most reviews of the Whines' debut full-length, Hell to Play, feature some reference to Nirvana, and it's not exactly a leap of logic. A trio based in Portland, Ore., playing emotionally harrowing material with a combination of concussive volume and...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 9:22 AM
Andy Rooney, whose CBS career spans the entire post-war history of network news, died Friday as a result of complications following minor surgery, the network announced.
A mainstay of Sunday night viewing for millions of Americans, the 92-year-old Rooney...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:00 PM
A van decorated by famous Seattle rocker Kurt Cobain sold on eBay Tuesday for a sprightly $24,701.
According to the eBay seller purpledogmusic_0, the van, a 1972 Dodge Sportsman Royal, served as well-known Washington punk band the Melvins' first "touring...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Christopher Paul Stelling
w/ Brian Dolzani. Free. 9 p.m., Sept. 12. BAR, 254 Crown St., New Haven, barnightclub.com, manicproductions.org
As Christopher Paul Stelling recalls how he acquired his first guitar — a hand-me-down received at 8 or...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:41 AM
Seether, Sick Puppies and Charm City Devils performed at Pier Six Pavilion on Saturday night. Midnight Sun contributor Jay Trucker was there.
The Autumn Equinox, a 98 Rock-sponsored concert featuring Charm City Devils, Sick Puppies and Seether, may not...