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  • Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts

    Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath, Black Keys and Passion Pit's black thoughts
    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...
  • Joe Louis Walker, the blues and beyond

    Joe Louis Walker, the blues and beyond
    As a teenager in ‘60s San Francisco, Joe Louis Walker lived just blocks away from Sly Stone, roomed with Mike Bloomfield, and played shows with B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix and Thelonious Monk. Walker was the 16-year-old house guitarist at the Matrix,...
  • Concert review: Rick Springfield at Plaza Live

     
    Let's begin with a confession: I've been experiencing Rick Springfield overload this week, with the Rick Springfield documentary film opening at the Florida Film Festival, the buzz about Rick Springfield on the red carpet, Rick Springfield Q&As and even...
  • Book calendar: Author events for the week of September 12, 2010

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY William Gibson: The author will read and sign his new novel, "Zero History." Book Soup 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Noon. Free. (310) 659-3110. William Gibson: The author will read and...
  • Rage Against the Machine: Older and as defiant as ever

    Rage Against the Machine: Older and as defiant as ever
    In a rehearsal room in North Hollywood are some of the battle scars Rage Against the Machine has accumulated during many years of conflict and noise. In one corner are the scorched, graffiti-covered amplifiers that bassist Tim Commerford has plugged...
  • Holiday CDs for every musical taste

    Holiday CDs for every musical taste
    This year's bountyof new holiday releases offers thoughts of the season from a slew of musicians, including a pair of singers who've officially "Got Talent," an "American Idol" alumnus, a neo-rockabilly hipster, a former member of an influential British...
  • Fender IPO set at $13 to $15, values guitar maker at $395 million

    Fender IPO set at $13 to $15, values guitar maker at $395 million
    Fender Musical Instruments Corp., guitar maker to rock gods such as Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and Kurt Cobain, said its initial public offering will likely price at $13 to $15 a share. The company expects 10.7 million shares to be sold...
  • L.A. Fashion Week can't get no respect

    L.A. Fashion Week can't get no respect
    We've just come off a global jaunt through the fashion capitals of New York, Milan and Paris, with several weeks of runway shows. Now what about L.A.? To the armchair fashionista, it may seem puzzling that a metropolis that's home to so many fashion...
  • André 3000's Jimi Hendrix biopic underway without estate support

     
    When it was announced that André Benjamin – better known as Outkast’s André 3000 -- would be portraying iconic guitarist Jimi Hendrix in a biopic, it finally put to rest years of rumors of who would channel the psychedelic rocker on the big...
  • Video: Reggie Watts blames Skrillex for ruining dubstep

     
    Comedian Reggie Watts has blamed Skrillex for ruining dubstep in a new video for Funny or Die, and builds a new song from scratch to prove his point....
  • Rock the Bells 2012 taps Missy Elliott, A$AP Rocky, J. Cole, more

     
    Traveling hip-hop festival Rock the Bells announced this year's three-city tour stops will be held on two consecutive days in each of its three host cities. The lineup features the return of Missy Elliott and a host of young buzzy MCs, including ASAP...
  • Kickin' back with Kevin Eubanks: Former 'Tonight Show' band leader looks to tomorrow

     
    When jazz guitarist and former Allentown resident Kevin Eubanks stepped down as bandleader of “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in May 2010, it was reported that he wanted to refocus on his music. Nearly two years later, Eubanks is......