| Mar 1, 2014
For two years 1999-2001, Vertical Horizon ruled the radio airwaves, and produced four Top 20 songs, including the chart-topping “Everything You Want,” which stayed on the Hot 100 chart for 10 months. Vertical Horizon, with Matt Scannell in...
| Jul 25, 2011
Cue Simpsons-Comic-Book-Store-Guy voice: Best. Band. Ever!
If you're a good drummer, it's a physically demanding job. To be the greatest, you must follow a training regimen that goes beyond the lighted stage.
A recent reader's poll in Rolling Stone...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Lots of new TV, local shows for the first week of 2012.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
The Devil Inside
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
The Bachelor (season premiere; 8 p.m.; ABC)
Pretty Little Liars (returns from hiatus; 8...
| Nov 28, 2011
I'm an outdoorsy type, and you won't get me on a stationary bike unless there are a few inches of snow on the ground. But I've pedaled my way through enough indoor-cycling classes to know that instructors need to be engaging and entertaining to keep you...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Just months prior to the state primary, and with no established political platform or built-in fundraising base, West Newport activist Bob Rush jumped into the 74th District Assembly race.
"Despite it being late, I think I could do really well," Rush...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:15 AM
Many U.S. boy bands have tried to recreate the success the Backsteet Boys, ‘N Sync and 98 Degrees enjoyed in the late 1990s and early 2000s (Ever heard of LMNT, which included “Glee” star Matthew Morrison, or Audio, formerly the Diddy-...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:20 PM
The fall TV season chugs on in October with tons of new and returning shows premiering. I'll do a photo gallery of top choices soon, but here's a complete as I can make it list. I miss something? Leave a comment and I will add it.
Saturday, Oct. 1...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Whether boy band pop or radio-friendly hard rock is your thing, Farm Bureau Live in Virginia Beach has a show for you going on sale in coming days.
Big Time Rush, known from their Nickelodeon TV show, and Australian teen Cody Simpson will perform at...
| 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...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 6:44 AM
Canadian rock power trio Rush will return to Virginia Beach in May, helping the Farm Bureau Live amphitheater's 2013 season blast off with high-volume guitars, precision drumming and darting bass lines.
Folks with Live Nation concerts announced that the...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Every February we celebrate Valentine's Day and Black History Month, but this one is extra special because we welcome NBC's "Community" back to TV after too long a hiatus. It's also when the high-profile Netflix series, "House of Cards," debuts. Back on...