| Jun 27, 2007
Raleigh, N.C. — IT doesn't surprise me that, after 14 years of stalking the American pickup market, Toyota has finally unleashed full-size pickup hell with its monstrous Toyota Tundra, a truck that goes nose to nose with big-ugly domestics Ford F-...
| May 28, 2008
It must be said: Theater is doing a heckuva better job than Hollywood at creating meaningful dramas about the Iraq war. Maybe it's because the under-the-radar nature of theater companies lets them take risks and make bold statements. Or maybe it's because...
| Dec 13, 2007
The Material Girl is about to become a Hall of Famer. The ever-evolving Madonna was announced as a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee on Thursday along with John Mellencamp, The Ventures, Leonard Cohen and The Dave Clark Five.
A panel of 600 industry...
| Mar 13, 2009
Hal Gaba, a veteran entertainment industry executive who was chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group, one of the world's largest independent record companies, has died. He was 63.
Gaba, who also was co-chairman of Village Roadshow Entertainment...
| Mar 9, 2009
| 6:26 PM
Jimmy Boyd, a singer best known for recording the Christmas novelty hit “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” in 1952 when he was 13, died Saturday. He was 70.
Boyd, who also was a child actor, died of cancer at a Santa Monica convalescent...
| Oct 14, 2008
JOHN MELLENCAMP captured something about himself three decades ago when he penned the words, "I need a lover that won't drive me crazy." Someone who knows the meaning of "hey hit the highway."
These days, he could say the same for most of America's...
| Dec 1, 2009
| 10:12 AM
John Mellencamp's 14-year-old son has started a social networking campaign on Facebook that he hopes will get his rocker dad to quit smoking.
The 58-year-old Mellencamp has said many times since his 1994 heart attack that he's failed in trying to kick...
| Dec 4, 2009
1. Garry's mixtape:
a. I Need a Lover: John Mellencamp
b. The Letter: Joe Cocker
c. I'll be Your Man: Black Keys
d. Breathe: Faith Hill
e. Jealous Guy: Roxy Music
2. Intern Laura's mixtape:
A. You Belong With Me: Taylor Swift
| Sep 30, 2008
Tom Morello: The Nightwatchman "The Fabled City" (Epic)
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Some people think folk music is more honest than other forms, but it's also rich territory for alter egos. Bob Dylan called himself Blind Boy Grunt to continue making folk recordings as he...
| Oct 8, 2008
Yet another band is complaining about John McCain's use of their song to promote his campaign. This time, it's the Foo Fighters.
The rockers sent out a missive telling the Republican presidential candidate to stop using "My Hero." They said they...
| Jul 16, 2009
Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, and Bob Dylan performed at Rock Cats Stadium in New Britain.
| Jul 26, 2009
NORFOLK — It was old-timer's day at the ballpark on Saturday night, but you would have a hard time convincing the fans that the players were past their prime.
With Harbor Park's baseball field transformed for one night into a concert stage, the...