| Apr 23, 2012
| 8:52 AM
No band in recent memory has been as simultaneously adored and despised as Nickelback. On one hand, the Canadian group regularly plays arenas (such as Hartford's XL Center), sells tons of records (2011's Here and Now topped Billboard's Rock Album charts),...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 1:43 PM
A traveling EDM festival might have seemed like a far-fetched notion, but Live Nation's IDentity is returning this year, with a show planned at Jiffy Lube Live again.
The festival, which last year attracted big-timer Kaskade, back when when he didn't...
| Dec 12, 2007
The gunman who killed four people in shooting rampages at two Colorado religious institutions committed suicide after he was shot by a church security guard, police said Tuesday.
An autopsy showed that Matthew Murray, 24, died of a self-inflicted wound...
| Jan 31, 2010
One in a series of occasional articles
The Troubadour, awash on a recent night in indigo light and chiming guitars, doesn't look all that different than it did in the 1970s, when music history plugged in to the club's stage amps and earned the tiny...
| Apr 11, 2010
The plan was to rock the mike, not cause an identity crisis.
In 2008, when Jay-Z was named as a headlining act for Britain's fiercely rock-centric Glastonbury Festival -- a first for any hip-hop performer, let alone one of rap's epochal superstars -- the...
| Aug 16, 2008
Harry Potter fans are livid with Warner
Call it "Harry Potter and the Revolt of the Muggles."
A day after Warner Bros. announced that it would be pulling the sixth "Potter" film off of its November release schedule and instead releasing it next July to...
| Jun 1, 2008
TALK about a tour manager's worst nightmare.
Chad Hugo had missed his flight from Virginia, skipped rehearsal and wasn't picking up the phone. Worse still, with less than an hour until show time it appeared the 32-year-old multi-instrumentalist and...
| Sep 11, 2007
On Sunday, as television's family hour gave way to raunchy prime time, a strange thing happened in living rooms across America. Britney Spears appeared on the annual MTV Video Music Awards in a sparkly black bikini, but the real disturbance developed...
| Nov 13, 2008
The soundtrack for the vampire-romance "Twilight" is capitalizing on the growing excitement for for the film.
More than two weeks before "Twilight" hits theaters, the movie's soundtrack topped the album charts, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
| Dec 5, 2007
"Excuse me, could you turn down the music? I mean, I like Sinatra, but. . . ." The waiter at the Italian restaurant gave the customer, Ken Ehrlich, a puzzled look before shrugging and walking off in search of a volume knob. Even when he's sitting...
| Jan 5, 2008
AS the traditional record business continues to unravel, musicians who are trying to keep lucrative careers alive don't seem to be worrying about whether the glass is half full or half empty. Instead, they're finding as many glasses as possible and...