| Aug 11, 2014
| 9:20 AM
With a decade-long career that has survived several member departures and includes four stylistically different albums, Panic! at the Disco and its musical trajectory have been anything but ordinary.
Sunday night's wide-ranging show at Pier Six Pavilion...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:34 AM
(To view photos from last night's show, visit the Darkroom's gallery.)
True story: I was watching "American Idol" one night during the season that Adam Lambert was competing. I said to my wife – Mrs. Brown will vouch for this – “that...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:00 PM
What a betrayal.
That's what I kept thinking during the long, slow slog through rock 'n' roll cliché that is "We Will Rock You," the jukebox musical built around the songs of Queen that opened Wednesday night at the Ahmanson Theatre.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:29 AM
"We've played to some of your mothers and fathers," Queen guitarist Brian May remarked to the full-house crowd during their show at United Center on Thursday. "And some of your grandchildren, I'm sure." Certainly, Queen's reign has spanned generations....
| Jun 24, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I NEED love, love to ease my mind/And need to find time, someone to call mine/But Mama said, you can't hurry love, no you just have to wait!"
DIANA ROSS (and the Supremes) belted that one out about four decades ago. And today, the great star, Miss...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Chris Brown, the singer whose Hollywood Hills house once drew the ire of neighbors for its graffiti-like artwork, has sold his hillside residence for $1.69 million.
Although the exterior was repainted before the home went on the market, several...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 1:04 PM
It is perhaps the greatest compliment to Freddie Mercury that so much about Queen’s current live show feels like old news.
The veteran British rock band -- or half of it, anyway -- appeared Thursday night at the Forum with Adam Lambert, the former...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Queen is planning to release a new album of previously unheard Freddie Mercury vocals from the '80s, the band's guitarist Brian May has revealed.
In an interview with BBC Radio, May said, "We found a few more tracks with Freddie singing and all of us...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Former "American Idol" contestant Adam Lambert will join legendary British rock band Queen this summer for a 19-date North American tour, which kicks off June 19 at Chicago's United Center and wraps July 20 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Washington,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Trey McIntyre didn't know he was a big fan of writer-artist Edward Gorey till a series of happy accidents. Yet a marriage between the gloomy, hilarious eccentric and this deceptively lighthearted choreographer makes perfect sense.
"It just seemed fated,...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
To the outsider, the music business has always seemed not only cool, but downright surreal. In film and TV, for example, stars still have to act, but in the music world, the hottest acts don't always sing. And some of the big names that fans are lining up...