| Jun 1, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Lou Reed is recuperating after a liver transplant that saved his life, said the New York rocker's wife, Laurie Anderson, in an interview published Saturday in the Times of London.
"It's as serious as it gets," Anderson told the newspaper of the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Bob Dylan is bringing it all back home.
A year after the legendary singer-songwriter was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he's set to be decorated with France's prestigious Legion of Honor, according to Reuters, which said that a 17-member...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:43 PM
3 stars (out of 4)
It’s been a turbulent six years since the last Queens of the Stone Age album. The difficult birth of “… Like Clockwork” (Matador), which included several stops and starts and at least one major personnel...
| Jun 3, 2013
*** (out of four)
Queens of the Stone Age can be a difficult band to monitor. Not only has it been six long, side project-laden years since its last album ("Era Vulgaris"), but the revolving door nature of the group's lineup means that you may want to...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
Kings of Leon, Vampire Weekend and Queens of the Stone Age top the lineup for the first night of this year’s KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas benefit shows scheduled for Dec. 7 and 8 at the Shrine Auditorium.
Rounding out the bill are Arctic...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:53 AM
On a celebratory tour of their fifth album “AM,” British rockers the Arctic Monkeys will deliver their anthem-rock choruses and impressive hair gel budget to the Fillmore Miami Beach on Jan. 30, 2014.
Tickets go on sale to the general public...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Queens of the Stone Age will play Metro on Aug. 1 as part of the parade of Lollapalooza aftershows. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at etix.com. There will be a two-ticket limit per customer.
The band will follow up the club show with a...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Clutching a gold microphone as shiny as his gold watch, Robin Thicke sauntered into a recording studio in Playa Vista on a recent afternoon like he owned the place.
The R&B singer known for his romantic ballads was taping a brief live performance for...
| 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...
| 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...