| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Those looking for evidence that commercial rock 'n' roll music as we have known it — the kind featuring an electric guitarist — is in a coma need only examine a few recent incidents for proof.
Most prominently, the major nominations for...
| Mar 28, 2014
"Play normal music!"
The woman yelling this at Neil Young stood three rows away from him at the Rosemont Theater in 2004. Between each song, as he spoke to the crowd about the next chapter in "Greendale," the theatrical rock play he was presenting...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The Seattle Police Department has strongly denied reports claiming local law enforcement officials have re-opened the investigation into the death of Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain.
A representative for Seattle PD told Variety that an inhouse cold...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:18 PM
Today in Courtney Love news: A lot of things happened! The Hole frontwoman told The Quietus that the band's original lineup is reuniting and working on new music -- their first since 1998's "Celebrity Skin." But she also hasn't given up on another goal --...
| Mar 7, 2014
Freshman year at the University of Illinois, I lived in the dorm complex known as the "Six-Pack." This was 1988-89, the boombox era, and everyone seemed to have one propped on their window ledge facing the interior courtyard, and the soundtrack echoing...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Two decades after Kurt Cobain's suicide, the Seattle police department has released new photos of the scene where the Nirvana singer took his own life.
The two images show an array of what appears to be drug paraphernalia (including needles and a spoon)...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:06 AM
The Grammy Awards will end this year's ceremony with a bang.
A rock supergroup featuring Dave Grohl, Lindsey Buckingham, Nine Inch Nails and Queens of the Stage is to close Sunday night's telecast from Staples Center, organizers announced Tuesday....
| Mar 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Many cities boast about their scenes, and rightly so. Few if any, though, have such a range of sounds as Los Angeles. It's overwhelming, as evidenced by the volume of artists trekking eastbound along Interstate 10 toward Austin, Texas. For those headed to...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Last Sunday, as you might remember since your brain is no longer frozen, was the nastiest of winter days. Still, a handful of people braved the snow and wind and cold and slick roads to make their way to the Museum of Science and Industry.
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Top nominees Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Daft Punk were among the leading winners at the pre-telecast Grammy Awards ceremony at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday afternoon.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis took a three-trophy haul, as their hit set "The Heist" scored...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:27 PM
French electronic duo Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories” was named album of the year and its frisky hit single “Get Lucky,” with Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers, won for record of the year Sunday at the 56th Grammy...