| Aug 29, 2012
| 8:00 PM
A van decorated by famous Seattle rocker Kurt Cobain sold on eBay Tuesday for a sprightly $24,701.
According to the eBay seller purpledogmusic_0, the van, a 1972 Dodge Sportsman Royal, served as well-known Washington punk band the Melvins' first "touring...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Christopher Paul Stelling
w/ Brian Dolzani. Free. 9 p.m., Sept. 12. BAR, 254 Crown St., New Haven, barnightclub.com, manicproductions.org
As Christopher Paul Stelling recalls how he acquired his first guitar — a hand-me-down received at 8 or...
| Oct 12, 2011
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,...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 10:34 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Nov 7, 2010
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...
| Aug 7, 2011
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....
| Mar 2, 2012
Andrew Breitbart, the pugnacious, conservative Internet entrepreneur who took on the left and what he called the "media bully cabal" with a series of exposes that were explosive and sometimes flawed, died early Thursday after collapsing near his home in...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Times pop music critic Randall Roberts parses the confusing nominations among the Grammy rock acts, including Coldplay, Radiohead, Mastodon, Mumford & Sons and others....
| Feb 12, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Grammy Awards 2012: The Foo Fighters' "Wasting Light" collected the rock album Grammy Award on Sunday, as many had predicted. The band had to be considered the favorite coming into this year’s Grammy ceremony, having taken the rock album award three...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 4:34 AM
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...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 9:38 PM
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.....