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  • Peaches Geldof overdosed on high-quality heroin, coroner says

    Peaches Geldof overdosed on high-quality heroin, a British coroner ruled Wednesday, concluding an inquest into her April death.† Testimony given in May had already indicated that heroin "played a role" in the death of the 25-year-old socialite, writer,...
  • Led Zeppelin flies high again in Allentown native's new book

     
    In 2009, TV and radio producer Denny Somach saw the value in a program that disc jockey Carol Miller was doing on New York’s classic rock radio station WAXQ-FM, 104.3. She was playing the music of iconic rock band Led......
  • BBC America offers a slate of musical offerings in December

     
    Music fans will have something to look forward to in December, as BBC America  airs the U.S premiere of When Harvey Met Bob, the dramatization of the two men behind the creation of Live Aid, documentaries on the Beatles and The Clash and a day's worth...
  • TV This Week: Dec. 26, 2010 - Jan.1, 2011

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 26 - Jan. 1 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Dec. 26 - Jan. 1 in PDF format (alternate link) Weekly TV Listings can also be......
  • SXSW 2011: Bob Geldof the musician returns with hard-won happiness on view in new album 'How To Compose Popular Songs That Will Sell'

     
    For nearly any other musician, the first question about a gap of a decade between albums would be: What took so long? For Bob Geldof, the man who literally helped change the world by spearheading humanitarian efforts on behalf of......
  • Tuesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 13 - 19 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 6 - 12 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Live from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony: Tom Waits, Dr. John, Darlene Love, Alice Cooper and Neil Diamond celebrate in New York

     
    Now into its second quarter-century, its rebellious youth largely a memory and its adolescence rapidly receding into the past, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's annual induction ceremony canonized Neil Diamond, the Alice Cooper band, Tom Waits, Dr. John......
  • SXSW 2011: Keynote speaker Bob Geldof compares Web music to 'the half-witted mutterings of the village idiot'

     
    The irony of some of keynote speaker Sir Bob Geldof’s remarks on Thursday morning at the South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, were palpable. As thousands of musicians of all sounds, shapes and sizes converged on the festival......
  • Monday Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 27 - April 2 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 27 - April 2 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......
  • Secret Policeman's Ball 2012 set for March 4 in New York City

     
    Secret Policeman's Ball on Sunday, March 4, in New York City will bring comedians and pop music acts together to generate funds for Amnesty International. The latest Secret Policeman's Ball show is part of 50th anniversary celebration activities by the...
  • 10 things you might not know about music festivals

    10 things you might not know about music festivals
    As Chicago prepares for the 20th edition of Lollapalooza next weekend, here are 10 notes about music festivals: 1 Creedence Clearwater Revival was the first big-name band lined up for Woodstock, the mother of all rock music festivals. The group's signing...
  • Footage of Malcolm McClaren's funeral

     
    Punk rock impresario Malcolm McClaren was given a suitable sendoff Thursday as his coffin -- emblazoned with the words "Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die" (the name of a shop McLaren co-owned in the '70s) -- was taken by horse-drawn carriage to his...