| Jul 21, 2012
| 4:23 PM
Parody’s success really depends on precision – its proximity to reality without crossing the line into simply imitation or simply stupidity. Steel Panther, from left, Lexxi Foxxx, Michael Starr and Satchel at Sands Bethlehem Event Center...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Just nine days before it plays Sands Bethlehem Event Center, 1970s and ‘80s female rockers Heart has been nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. But the big news out of today’s announcement of nominees is......
| Oct 27, 2012
| 7:12 AM
For many people the names Claudio Simonetti, Goblin and Dario Argento are forever intertwined. The Italian composer and musician was ......
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:10 AM
There are a lot of bands I'm hoping to see new albums from in 2012. But until that happens I'll have to make do with their most recent output. Today that band is Witchcraft.
There's a pretty large and popular trend right now in the metal underground of...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:20 AM
When you cover entertainment, the music never stops. The albums come in by mail every day but Sunday and pile up in the inbox. The stack of albums grows exponentially, and despite good intentions, certain albums get pushed aside, and by the time you've...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 1:35 PM
There's no reason to ever be bored. Ever. Life is short. Get out there. Do stuff. Get involved. At least go check out some live music. Here's what we've got for ya this week:
Thursday, January 12: XVSK at the Acoustic Café, Bridgeport. A cello and drum...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Did you ever look at a certain style of music from the rear-view mirror, so to speak, and think about the bands that really made an impact on the scene as a whole? Today I did that while thinking about the stoner rock boom in the late 90's and...
| Sep 6, 2012
Joe South, a versatile singer-songwriter who penned "Games People Play," "Down in the Boondocks" and other pop-rock hits in the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 72.
South died Wednesday at his home in Buford, Ga., northeast of Atlanta, said Butch Lowery,...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Back in the early ’80s, New Wave of British Heavy Metal bands Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, Saxon, Mötorhead and the pre-Pyromania Def Leppard battled over metal-mag cover space with softer, glossier stateside bands, who proudly wore pop...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Regulators in the U.S. and Europe on Friday approved Universal Music Group’s $1.9 billion acquisition of the music division of EMI Group Ltd., giving the Los Angeles-based music company control of the Beatles music catalogue and the iconic Abbey...
| Jul 17, 2012
Richard B. Scudder
Co-founder of MediaNews Group
Richard B. Scudder, 99, co-founder and former chairman of MediaNews Group Inc., the nation's second-largest newspaper company, who also helped invent a process allowing newsprint to be recycled, died...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 5:13 AM
Longtime Deep Purple keyboardist Jon Lord is dead at the age of 71. A statement on Lord’s website said Lord suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism in London after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. The statement said: “Jon passed from Darkness...