| Jul 18, 2012
Deep Purple keyboard player
Jon Lord, 71, a British keyboardist for Deep Purple and Whitesnake, died in London on Monday of a pulmonary embolism after a battle with pancreatic cancer, said a statement on his official website.
| Jan 11, 2013
Claude Nobs, 76, the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival, whose passion for music and artistry introduced generations of legendary musicians to international audiences on the Swiss stage, died Thursday after sustaining injuries...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 12:13 PM
Iron Butterfly’s Lee Dorman died of natural causes, coroner says...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:26 PM
A bunch of Broadway musicals, the return of favorite rocking Christmas shows, a classic crooner and comedians, an iconic performer’s daughter and more fill the 2013-14 season that was just announced for Easton’s State Theatre. Yup, Little...
| 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 ......
| 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...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Here’s the rundown for Friday, Day 1 of Lollapalooza in Grant Park, as brought to you by yours truly (GK) and my colleague Bob Gendron (BG):
11:45 a.m.: Are they expecting the Normandy invasion? Lollapalooza officials say that security has been...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Is it us or was 2012 the year of streaming music? It seems like most everyone we know is now listening to music — new music, old music, super-obscure music, pop bubble gum, the latest releases, old-school hip-hop, brutal metal, avant classical,...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Check the thermostat in hell -- it appears to have dropped below 32 degrees: Long-snubbed Canadian progressive-rock trio Rush will at long last be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, along with Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Heavy, stoner, sludge rock is alive and well in Connecticut, and Lord Fowl is one of the best such bands we’ve got, featuring scene vets like Mike Pellegrino (ex-Spring Heeled Jack), Vechel Jaynes (ex-Blind Justice), Jon Conine (Electric Bucket, Red...