| Sep 11, 2014
| 12:38 PM
WHAT: The next generation of rock arrives a little early this weekend to show off the musical skills they have learned at the School of Rock in Oviedo. The teenage student body pays tribute to drummer-turned-frontman Dave Grohl in two public concerts,...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 12:40 PM
My, Lorde, you sure can sing — and swear too.
In case you missed it, the precocious New Zealand teen with the unique voice — and the performing style she copied from Joe Cocker — helped induct Nirvana into the Rock and Roll Hall of...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 8:49 AM
Singer Lana Del Rey has recently found herself in a rather gloomy spotlight.
After citing Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse as her heroes, the 28-year-old New York native recently stated in an interview with The Guardian that “I wish I was dead...
| 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...
| 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 17, 2014
| 11:41 AM
In 1981, Kim Thayil's band broke up. His relationship ended. His dad, dating a woman he would soon marry, "was ready for me to not be living at home." So Thayil, 21, moved from Park Forest, where he'd lived since he was 5, to Olympia, Wash. He attended...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:21 AM
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 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
From the dawn of grunge’s commercial success in the early '90s to playing in a rock super-group alongside Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl has performed with some of rock's most influential figures. It was perhaps only a matter of time,...
| 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 ...
| 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;...