| 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,...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 5:10 AM
"That's all we got," said Max Norton, drummer for Benjamin Booker during a sidewalk chat outside Schubas, scene of a blissful sonic crime.
It was the aftermath of a roiling tempest called "Have You Seen My Son," a reading that skirted that fine line...
| May 28, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Here's how comfortable Zac Brown is in his skin: His new album carries the name of another musician.
Released on May 19, "The Grohl Sessions: Vol. 1" is the latest twist in the career of the Zac Brown Band. Produced by Dave Grohl, the Foo Fighters...
| May 30, 2014
| 12:13 PM
One of the more inspired moments from the 2014 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in April was the teaming of several female rockers with the surviving members of Nirvana as the Seattle grunge band, absent lead singer Kurt Cobain, was...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:26 AM
On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Kurt Cobain's death, the Seattle Police Department has released a trove of unpublished photographs from the scene of the Nirvana frontman's 1994 suicide.
Some of the pictures are simply sad and harrowing;...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 11:00 AM
The lead cut on the new Pixies album is called "What Goes Boom?," and one answer to that question is the Pixies' other albums.
Formed in Boston in 1986, this smart but savage guitar band did as much as any to invent what became known as alternative...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Tommy Ramone, who died Friday of cancer at 65, was the last surviving original member of the Ramones, and also perhaps the most low key and least-known. But he was essential to shaping the pioneering punk quartet’s sound and image.
As early as...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Taylor Swift, the seven-time Grammy winner, is known for her articulate lyrics, so there was nothing surprising about her writing a long column for The Wall Street Journal about the future of the music industry. Yet there's reason to doubt the optimism of...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 11:16 PM
Tommy Ramone, drummer and last surviving original member of the punk rock band the Ramones, died Friday, the band's manager with Silent Partner Management confirmed to the Los Angeles Times.
He was 65, the manager confirmed.
Born Thomas Erdelyi in ...