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  • Lollapalooza at 20: Highlights, lowlights, revolution and evolution

    Lollapalooza at 20: Highlights, lowlights, revolution and evolution
    Lollapalooza wasn’t built to last two years, let alone intended to be around long enough to celebrate a 20th anniversary Aug. 5-7 in Grant Park. “I haven’t said this before, but after the first year, I went on my merry way, thinking...
  • Raincoats to finally make Chicago debut

    Raincoats to finally make Chicago debut
    Like the Velvet Underground and Big Star, the Raincoats were one of those bands who were better at inspiring future generations of bands than selling records. Every decade or so, the Raincoats enjoy a little surge in popularity, their music enduring...
  • A new beginning for the Chili Peppers

    A new beginning for the Chili Peppers
    The first day of rehearsals was another momentous occasion for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. It was fall 2009, more than three years since the band last toured, and the rockers were beginning the hard work of rebirth with a new guitarist, Josh Klinghoffer....
  • Smashing Pumpkins revisit breakthrough albums

    Smashing Pumpkins revisit breakthrough albums
    “Gish” Deluxe Edition (EMI); 3.5 stars (out of 4) “Siamese Dream” Deluxe Edition (EMI): 4 stars (out of 4) Smashing Pumpkins’ debut, “Gish,” wasn’t the cool, everybody-has-to-hear-it album of 1991. It...
  • Lollapalooza after-shows for 2011

    Lollapalooza weekend will once again be bustling with club activity before and after the big outdoor shows Aug. 5-7 in Grant Park, this year with four nights of bonus concerts beginning Aug. 3. Though there are no arena-sized headliners playing small...
  • Timeline: Men and their grooming habits

    Timeline: Men and their grooming habits
    30,000 BC: Stone Age man begins using sharpened flint and seashells to scrape the hair from his body, inventing the morning shave. 1150 BC: Biblical hero Samson, whose feats of strength allegedly included slaying an entire army with the jawbone of an...
  • Dave Grohl mingles past, present with Foo Fighters

    Dave Grohl mingles past, present with Foo Fighters
    Dave Grohl saw the news online: The famously anti-gay Westboro Baptist Church planned a protest outside a Foo Fighters concert in Kansas City, Mo. The band was another target of the tiny church, which has heckled the funerals of fallen U.S. soldiers,...
  • Andrew Breitbart's embrace of conservatism followed 'epiphanies'

     
    Andrew Breitbart was remembered Wednesday for his strong conservative views, which he developed as a young man after growing up on Los Angeles' traditionally liberal Westside. Breitbart's mother-in-law, Alison Mills Bean, called Breitbart "one of the most...
  • Review: Nickelback at Staples Center

     
    Nickelback has no official connection to the big-screen version of “Rock of Ages,” but on Friday night at Staples Center, it was hard not to think of the just-opened movie musical -- a flashy-trashy dramatization of the 1980s hard-rock scene.....
  • Courtney Love 'should be banned from Twitter' — Frances Bean Cobain

     
    Frances Bean Cobain says her mother, Courtney Love, 'should be banned from Twitter.' Courtney Love posted that ex-Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl had a physical relationship with Love and Kurt Cobain's daughter, Frances Bean Cobain....
  • Pop music review: Epicenter festival

     
    Right in the middle of Eminem’s first official West Coast performance since 2005, the rapper paused to ask: “Did you miss me?” Eminem has a knack for tapping into the drama or comedy of a moment, and the huge cheers......
  • 'You can't pretend you're 18': Superchunk and the Vaselines, middle-aged and proud

     
    There are ways, no doubt, to age respectfully in rock 'n' roll. Recent releases offer plenty of examples, be it the graceful folksiness of John Mellencamp or the still-ornery experimentation of Neil Young. Then there are the paths taken by......