| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:31 AM
In many ways it felt like the biggest Lollapalooza ever, and it wasn’t just an illusion. The three-day festival in Grant Park that concluded Sunday not only sold out in advance in its ninth year, attendance topped out at a record 300,000.
| Aug 3, 2013
| 3:20 AM
Lollapalooza opened in Grant Park on Friday to -- what else? -- rain and a soggy turf that required wood chips to be imported and portions of Hutchinson Field to be roped off. Inclement weather is now a regular visitor at this festival, especially after a...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 12:56 PM
One pleasant surprise Pop & Hiss experienced at Coachella this year was the return of Franz Ferdinand, which played a taut, energetic Saturday-night set that made us realize how much we'd missed the Scottish dance-rock dukes.
The band hasn't put out a...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Welcome to Lehigh Valley Music's Ticket Box, listing new shows on sale. The Rolling Sones' 50th anniversady tour at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia; Jay-Z's Made in America Festival in Philadelphia and OneRepublic at Musikfest are among more than 50......
| Mar 27, 2013
| 9:58 AM
Coachella just got a bit less grizzled.
Citing "unavoidable complications," Lou Reed announced Tuesday that he has canceled his planned appearance at next month's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, scheduled to bring artists including Blur,...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
How many major contemporary rock bands are we down to in America? A couple dozen, maybe? That's the desert-dry landscape that Queens of the Stone Age returns to with "… Like Clockwork," and fortunately it does everything a good rock record should...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Lollapalooza presented festivalgoers with some difficult choices Tuesday when it announced its hour-by-hour schedule for the three-day, sold-out festival. Two headliners a day will play simultaneously at opposite ends of Grant Park: Nine Inch Nails and...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Leave it to Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl to convince Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Elton John to play with Queens of the Stone Age on their upcoming album, which, by the way, Grohl plays drums on. Grohl and John confirmed the collaboration on Wednesday,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Defying the unlucky connotations of its title, Black Sabbath's "13" has become the metal godfathers' first U.S. No. 1 album.
The Universal Republic title scaled the apex of the chart with a 155,000-copy debut week, according to Nielsen SoundScan data for...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Queens of the Stone Age celebrated their first No. 1 album last week with the arrival of their debut indie release "â¦Like Clockwork."
The Matador Records release topped the U.S. album chart with first-frame sales of 91,000 copies, according to...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:42 PM
“Rick Springfield, you have a song that people recognize after three frigging notes. Congratulations, Rick frigging Springfield,” Dave Grohl said on Thursday to his colleague in a new band celebrating the former Van Nuys recording studio Sound...