| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:40 AM
When Chris Cornell gets up on stage, he’s a familiar sight.
The iconic singer, who turns 50 next year, looks practically the same as when he first fronted Soundgarden, a band that, along with Nirvana and Pearl Jam, helped put Seattle and grunge on...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Green Day, Lou Reed and Joan Jett and The Blackhearts and Stevie Ray Vaughn are among the 2015 inductees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning.
Just as Lehigh Valley Music said they should be.
Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:05 AM
It's that time of year again, when publishers bring out books that look good under the tree but maybe don't always read so well. The music world seems to produce more than its fair share of these gift doorstops. But here are a half-dozen we think your...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:05 AM
Who's the more powerful teenager: Katniss Everdeen or Lorde?
Or to make it a musical question: In "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1," the box-office-topping third film adaptation from Suzanne Collins' novels, whose dulcet tones move the masses more?...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Courtney Love and Dave Grohl have had what you'd call a bumpy relationship.
As the singer-actress herself told Jimmy Kimmel on his show Tuesday night, "We used to really like each other. And then there was 20 years where we sued each other."
| Oct 20, 2014
| 11:09 PM
On a 66-degree night in Glendale, a crowd of more than 1,000 people gathered on the grass and around the fountain at the Americana at Brand, many singing along word for word to Boyz II Men songs released in the 1990s.
It was a testament to the legacy...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:11 PM
"Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways" (HBO, Fridays). It's often the case nowadays that a big-time recording artist or act will accompany a new release with a making-of documentary, and is sometimes the case that that documentary, which is, after all, a kind...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:29 AM
“Foo Fighters Sonic Highways”
10 p.m. Friday, HBO
*** (out of 4)
Early on in the first episode of “Sonic Highways”—the new HBO documentary series from the Foo Fighters premiering Friday—guitarist Pat Smear sums...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:30 AM
For his eight-episode HBO docuseries "Sonic Highways," creator, director, executive producer, Foo Fighter and professional cool-older-brother Dave Grohl has hatched a novel premise: With his band and producer Butch Vig in tow, he travels to eight...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:55 AM
After the credits roll on the premiere of HBO’s new series “Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways” on Friday, the band will take the stage for a special concert.
The premium cable network has teamed with Facebook to present “Foo...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:12 AM
Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, the Smiths, Lou Reed and Sting are among the 2015 nominees for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced this morning.
Other nominated are repeats N.W.A., Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Kraftwerk, the Marvelettes,...