| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Troy Van Leeuwen, the guitarist for Queens of the Stone Age, has purchased a home in Glendale for $1.365 million.
The Spanish-style home, built in 1936, waxes bohemian with exposed beams, detailed ceiling treatments, expressive tile and a period...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 12:06 PM
"Do to the Beast" is the first new album from the Afghan Whigs in more than 15 years and their first release to reach the Top 40, despite the band's status as a vanguard of alternative rock in the 1990s.
For bandleader Greg Dulli, the positive...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Look at a photograph of Death From Above 1979 — or, better yet, take in one of its reliably rowdy concerts — and you'll feel confident in saying the band consists of two members: drummer Sebastien Grainger, who also sings, and bassist Jesse F....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:47 AM
Jay Z’s Made in America is officially coming to Los Angeles.
The rap mogul, along with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Budweiser and United Way, announced that the festival will take over downtown’s Grand Park and surrounding areas in front of and...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Imagine Dragons and John Mayer will headline the first L.A. edition of Jay Z’s the Budweiser Made in America festival.
Juanes, Afrojack and Steve Aoki will also anchor the two-day festival, which will take over downtown’s Grand Park and...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:35 PM
Queens of the Stone Age singer-guitarist Josh Homme towers over his band, the audience, his music. He’s an imposing figure in no-nonsense black shirt and jeans, with a scarf dangling from his back pocket like a tail or a talisman. He exudes don&...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Before Linkin Park's latest album was born, a different Linkin Park album died.
It happened not long after Mike Shinoda, the Los Angeles band's creative mastermind, began building songs for the follow-up to 2012's "Living Things." Like that record,...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is a mere two weeks away, so those looking to impress with underground knowledge better start cramming.
Few souls are more in demand than geeks armed...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:00 PM
UPDATE: POLLS ARE NOW CLOSED. CHECK BACK WEDNESDAY TO FIND OUT WHO MADE THE ROCK 'N' VOTE TOP 4 AND WILL PLAY MAY 22 AT LINCOLN HALL.
In the NBA and NHL, more than 50 percent of the teams make the playoffs.
An all-time high of more than 200 artists...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 1:21 PM
Those interested in examining the specifics of this weekend’s Coachella Arts and Music Festival, which begins Friday in Indio, Calif., with DJ Jimbo Jenkins warming the Yuma tent at 11 a.m., would be wise to download the annual festival’s...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
How much legwork does pop stardom require?
Next weekend Aloe Blacc will appear along with some of music's buzziest acts — OutKast, Haim, Skrillex, Lorde — at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, the idyllic annual gathering near...