| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
It's full of doomy imagery and gloomy guitars, but Black Sabbath's latest album has hardly scared off listeners: "13" debuted this week atop the Billboard 200 album chart with sales of 155,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The record is the...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Rush was never cool with the hip kids, which might explain why the veteran prog-rock trio is only now celebrating induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame after 15 years of eligibility.
“Their legacy is that of a band that stayed true to...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:50 PM
The May TV schedule is filled with finales, but don't think you won't have anything to watch. The Bluths are back! Yes, on May 26 Netflix with offer up all 15 episodes of the new "Arrested Development" with all the sitcom's original cast intact. Can't...
| May 2, 2013
| 6:31 AM
We've reached the finale of our Rush trivia contest. If you answer the following question correctly -- and you also got the right answer on the two previous questions -- your name will be entered into a drawing.
The prize? Two tickets to the band's...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:23 AM
The Rush rock 'n' roll experience, circa 2013, is best appreciated as a head-spinning, high-tech pageant of light and sound.
At Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach Sunday, the Canadian power trio hauled out all the gear and gizmos. They...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 5:08 PM
My gym membership is a tax deduction. So are my running shoes. And my bike. And my Rush "2112" cycling jersey.
This is because I write about fitness for a living, and if (probably "when") I get audited, I can point to hundreds of articles that prove all...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Though much of the allure of jazz lies in its possibilities of in-the-moment conversations among musicians, solo albums turn the spotlight on the music's possibilities for personal expression. This year has brought an abundance of solo piano albums that...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:48 AM
“Diehards,” Erin Feinberg’s touching new book of photographs of music fans, many of whom are captured in moments beyond words, offers little context. Mostly there are no names, places or dates — nothing but a T-shirt, tattoo,...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The line for wristbands likely will begin to form at dawn Saturday, and there is talk among fans of camping overnight in the parking lot to assure a prime spot. Already there are Internet negotiations from around the country to barter with those lucky...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The sounds of a certain arena-rocking trio from Canada will blast at multiplexes in Hampton and across the nation on Monday, Nov. 18, when the concert film "Rush: Clockwork Angels Tour" will be screened.
Showtime is 7 p.m. Locally, the musical moving...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 11:36 AM
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It wasn’t a big leap to wonder during Saturday’s opening night of Neil Young’s four-night run of solo acoustic concerts in Hollywood whether Jesus, if he returned to address a...