| Jan 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
The death of Phil Everly on Friday at age 74 has spurred an outpouring of appreciation and remembrances from fellow musicians, none more heartfelt than the words of his brother and musical partner, Don Everly.
"I was listening to one of my favorite songs...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Music video’s wild ride...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:00 AM
If you had to guess what kind of play "How to Be a Rock Critic" might be from its title alone, precedent would strongly suggest some kind of comic-absurdist romp.
After all, it's not unusual for scoffing to be on the agenda when critics turn up as...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 11:49 AM
A 25-year-old woman who has been loyally visiting Charles Manson -- the nation's most notorious convicted killer who has a swastika carved into his forehead -- in prison, said recently that they are going to wed.
"I'll tell you straight up, Charlie and...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:22 AM
Peter Wolf is a music fan. So while he’s best known for his work as singer of the J. Geil Band and its 1980s hits “Centerfold” and “Freeze Frame,” don’t expect that to be all he does when he stops......
| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Attention all polarizing twentysomething pop stars: When you name-drop your inspirations, don't always expect them to respond with a thank you.
Irish singer-songwriter Sinéad O’Connor, who is no stranger to controversy herself, wasn’t...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 8:26 AM
God bless Sinead O’Connor, the prickly Irish rock singer who once ripped a photograph of the pope on live TV to protest the Catholic Church’s child sex abuse scandal, for trying to school Miley Cyrus on the pitfalls of female sexual...
| Oct 13, 2013
Vermont-based improvisational rock band Phish has played Hampton Coliseum 15 times. Most of the concerts have been part of two- or three-night stands. In recent years, the band's visits to Hampton have coincided with key moments in Phish history. Here's a...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 6:19 PM
The Soul Giants were a struggling R&B cover band in Pomona in the mid-1960s when lead singer Ray Collins fired the group's guitarist and invited a musical collaborator from Rancho Cucamonga to take his place. His name was Frank Zappa.
The band soon...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Journalist Michael Hastings, best known for a Rolling Stone feature that led to the resignation of Gen. Stanley McChrystal, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, his employer said.
Neither the Los Angeles Police Department nor coroner's...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 5:15 PM
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Sgt. Sean Murphy was incensed by what he saw as the glamorization of the suspected Boston Marathon bomber on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
So the Massachusetts State Police officer decided to take action. Murphy,...