| Aug 1, 2014
| 6:05 AM
DETROIT Dick Wagner, a guitarist renowned for his work with Alice Cooper, Lou Reed and others, died Wednesday in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 71.
Wagner succumbed to respiratory failure at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center, where he had been in...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:35 AM
No surprise: Gene Simmons ate up a lot of our interview time singing the praise of his biggest fan. Yep, Gene Simmons.
More surprising, Kiss' tongue-wagging, demon-faced co-founder also had nice or at least not entirely antagonistic things to say about...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Vocalist Jimmy Scott, often called "Little Jimmy Scott" for his small stature and memorable, high-pitched voice that was one of the jazz world's most unique sounds, died Thursday at his Las Vegas home. He was 88.
His wife, Jeanie Scott, reported that...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The painter Ed Paschke often said he wanted his vibrantly chromatic paintings to penetrate the nervous systems of the people who look at them. Viewers "either love it or hate it," he said of reactions to his surreal verging-on-psychedelic imagery, "but...
| May 26, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Actor-musician Macaulay Culkin was hoping to bring a few slices of humor and pizza in his comedy cover band the Pizza Underground’s performance at the Dot to Dot Festival over the weekend in Nottingham, England.
But the audience apparently didn&...
| May 26, 2014
| 6:30 PM
It looks like free pizza wasn't enough to win one audience over.
Macaulay Culkin and his comedy cover band The Pizza Underground was booed off stage and pelted with beer over the weekend while performing at British music festival Dot to Dot in...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Having played various Americana music festivals around the United States and Europe, members of Huntington Beach band The Fallen Stars figured it was about time to start a festival in their own backyard.
The band will host and play at the first Southern...
| May 11, 2014
| 1:13 PM
It’s not surprising to learn that Bobby Krlic, the 28-year-old London native behind the Haxan Cloak, is heavily influenced by film scores, considering the artist’s sophomore album, the creepy, ambient “Excavation,” would double...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:23 PM
For a man who’s sold some 20 million records, collaborated with the likes of Michael Jackson, Bono, Public Enemy, Lou Reed, Daft Punk and Britney Spears and revolutionized electronic dance music, Moby admits he “doesn’t have a lot to...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 8:43 PM
Welcome to the Pop & Hiss live blog of the 2014 Grammy Awards show. The festivities will begin in moments, with the poorly kept secret that Beyoncé and Jay Z are expected to open the show. And while Jay Z led the field with nine nominations, he's not...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Lou Reed left behind one of the most influential catalogs in music, spanning his Velvet Underground records and decades of solo work and collaborations. But he also left behind something more immediate -- his will and estate.
The 71-year-old died Oct....