| 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...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The just-released Queens of the Stone Age animated video for its new song, “Keep Your Eyes Peeled,” begins with the caption, “A man walks into a bar,” and things turn way bad, way quick. If there’s a punch line in the...
| Apr 24, 2013
UPDATE: 2013 Rock 'n' Vote voting has closed. RSVP for the show (required for attendance) and click here to get to know this year's acts better. See you there!
The abundance of great Chicago bands never ceases, or ceases to impress.
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Just ahead of his planned appearance this weekend on "Saturday Night Live," Miguel on Wednesday released a new remix of his song "How Many Drinks?" featuring Kendrick Lamar.
The two L.A.-based artists broke out in 2012 with two of the year's most...
| Sep 4, 2011
| 2:02 AM
Pearl Jam didn’t design the first of its 20th anniversary concerts Saturday at Alpine Valley Music Theatre with the casual fan in mind.
Instead, the 2 ½-hour, 28-song set in front of a packed house was one for the diehards, a celebration of some of...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 9:39 AM
The Foo Fighters, who already are scheduled to close the Lollapalooza festival Sunday, also will play a more intimate concert Saturday at Metro.
Tickets went on sale without much fanfare Thursday at etix.com and sold out within minutes. The concert is...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 10:12 AM
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In the last decade, Mark Lanegan has been nearly as busy as Rihanna, providing vocals on numerous tracks and albums with an indie-rock-leaning pedigree. Since the break-up of his great Seattle band Screaming Trees in the ‘90s,...
| Nov 30, 2011
Kyuss deserves its own chapter in the hard-rock and metal history books, but the quartet was swallowed up by the Southern California desert from which it came after a handful of early-‘90s albums. The band was a cult favorite at best, but kindled...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Nick Oliveri of Queens of the Stone Age faces up to 15 years in prison following S.W.A.T. team standoff....
| Aug 15, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Motley Crue got its start at the Whisky and the Roxy along the Strip. Now, Tommy Lee & Co. are headlining the street’s annual music festival this weekend....
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Reborn as Kyuss Lives with its old singer, drummer and bassist, the group of desert rockers reunited after an accidental get together last year. They'll play the Fox Theater on Saturday and the Wiltern in November. They were just teenagers......