| Aug 28, 2014
| 12:05 PM
The fall is rapidly turning into Rock Star Children’s Book season for the holidays. Bruce Springsteen has become the second Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Member-turned-co-author of a youth-oriented book in recent months with the reveal of a forthcoming...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Stu Cook and Doug Clifford never thought to reclaim their rock and roll legacy until after it had been taken away from them.
As the rhythm section for Creedence Clearwater Revival, they laid the foundation for some of the most enduring hits of the late-...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Sunny Bak has a mountain of negatives from photo shoots she did over the years with her friends, the Beastie Boys, from concert scenes to moody studio portraits and outtakes from an iconic pose of the trio on the site of the old New York World’s...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Neil Young and his wife and frequent muse Pegi Young are splitting after more than three decades of marriage, according to a dissolution of marriage petition filed July 29 in San Mateo County, Calif.
Neil Young met...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:05 AM
It barely even needs to be said that by now most punk bands from the golden era have burned out, faded away or, sadly, passed away.
There was something about the strange chemistry of X that has kept the band running long past the usual expiration date....
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame will salute the Everly Brothers at the institution’s annual Music Masters tribute concert on Oct. 25. An all-star affair that will be emceed by singer-songwriter Rodney Crowell, the event will feature performances by...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:03 PM
No one loves Journey's old lead singer Steve Perry more than Journey's new lead singer does. Journey sold more than 70 million albums under Perry's tenure; he left the group in 1998. The band cycled through multiple frontmen before guitarist Neal Schon...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Superman, the story goes, was born on the planet Krypton and sent to Earth in a small rocket by his father when that planet was about to explode.
He was actually born in 1933 in a two-story bungalow in a scruffy neighborhood on the east side of...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Far too few real-world examples of life-imitating-art-imitating-life crop up to resist one from last week’s ZZ Top-Jeff Beck show at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.
At earlier shows, in which each act did separate sets then came together at...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Four decades after they first put on the makeup and the stacked heels, KISS is back out on the road and pulling into the Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach on Friday night.
Guitarist Paul Stanley and bass player Gene Simmons remain from the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:35 AM
No surprise: Gene Simmons ate up a lot of our interview time singing the praise of his biggest fan. Yep, Gene Simmons.
More surprising, Kiss' tongue-wagging, demon-faced co-founder also had nice or at least not entirely antagonistic things to say about...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Although they are on tour together as Steely Dan at the moment, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker have little reason to interact with the media.
The current theater shows are easy to sell out, the last album they had to promote was more than a decade ago,...