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  • Dick Wagner, esteemed rock guitarist, dies at 71

    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...
  • Kiss' Gene Simmons, not so mean

    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...
  • Jimmy Scott, jazz vocalist with a distinctive high voice, dies at 88

    Jimmy Scott, jazz vocalist with a distinctive high voice, dies at 88
    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...
  • Ed Paschke Art Center a reflection of the artist

    Ed Paschke Art Center a reflection of the artist
    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...
  • Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground band booed, doused in beer in U.K.

    Macaulay Culkin's Pizza Underground band booed, doused in beer in U.K.
    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&...
  • Macaulay Culkin's Band Booed Off Stage, Doused With Beer at British Music Festival

    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...
  • Americana music festival to gather locals, raise money for nonprofit

    Americana music festival to gather locals, raise money for nonprofit
    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...
  • The Haxan Cloak wants to make you sick

    The Haxan Cloak wants to make you sick
    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...
  • Moby chats with Los Angeles Academy of Music students

    Moby chats with Los Angeles Academy of Music students
    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...
  • Grammys 2014: Live blogging the performers, the winners

    Grammys 2014: Live blogging the performers, the winners
    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...
  • Lou Reed's will revealed as remembrances continue

    Lou Reed's will revealed as remembrances continue
    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....