| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Ragged Southern rock band Kings of Leon have released the first single from their forthcoming album, "Mechanical Bull," and fans of their harder, catchier earlier work will be very happy.
The song's called "Supersoaker," and it recalls the punchy...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 6:02 PM
John Casablancas, the brash upstart who transformed the modeling business in the late 1970s when he founded the Elite agency and turned its young beauties — including Linda Evangelista, Gisele Bundchen and Naomi Campbell — into celebrities,...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Kristen Wiig and beau Fabrizio Moretti have reportedly called it quits.
The "Saturday Night Live" alum and Moretti, the drummer for the Strokes, have ended their 18-month relationship, according to Us Weekly and People.
"It was very amicable and...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:30 AM
After zooming back into public view last week with the Paul Thomas Anderson-directed video for her song "Hot Knife," Fiona Apple announced Monday that she'll tour the United States this fall.
Set to launch Oct. 3 in Portland, Ore., the trek is billed as...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 8:30 AM
Here’s a confession: I’m a sucker for the next big thing. When I first heard the Strokes’ “New York City Cops,” I immediately hopped on board. I gave fair shakes to the Hives, Bloc Party and even the Vines. Basically, if...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 2:52 PM
Nikolai Fraiture hopes The Strokes aren't breaking up.
The New York five-member band has been dogged with questions about its longevity, relevance and commitment ever since the hype over its first album, "This is It," cooled down in the early 2000s.
| May 13, 2011
| 7:15 AM
A new, 27-track live album by Bruce Hornsby and The Noisemakers was released through Amazon.com last week. For May 2 only "Bride of The Noisemakers" was available as a $3.99 download -- a juicy discount from the normal price of $7.99.
| Feb 17, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Girl Talk has been booked to perform at Power Plant Live on St. Patrick's Day, the venue is announcing today. The Baltimore act Height with Friends will open.
The two acts will perform on the outdoor stage March 17 for the venue's day-long St. Patrick's...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Lollapalooza, according to “Rushmore” star and former Phantom Planet drummer Jason Schwartzman, is a little like the 1986 animated film “Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation.
He can explain. Sort of.
“The bands stay in one hotel...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:57 PM
Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 12:53 PM
Thursday, August 25
FREAKS AND GREEKS
If any country is America's brethren, it's Greece. It also went from being a trailblazer in the field of democracy and the center of global culture and commerce to a humiliated deadbeat nation. (It took Greece...