| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:38 AM
The band that performs "Crazy On You" every time you hear it on the radio no longer exists. That was an early version of Heart, the Seattle rock band fronted by sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson, including lead guitarist Roger Fisher and bassist Steve Fossen....
| Jul 21, 2014
ZZ Top, the classic 1970s and ’80 boogie-rocking band that was to headline Musikfest’s opening night in 10 days, has canceled, their publicist has announced. As a result, Musikfest will not present a headline act on its main stage on......
| 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...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Tommy Ramone, who died Friday of cancer at 65, was the last surviving original member of the Ramones, and also perhaps the most low key and least-known. But he was essential to shaping the pioneering punk quartet’s sound and image.
As early as...
| 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...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Zoe Saldana posed nude for Women's Health UK's September "Naked Issue" -- carefully posed, of course, to pretty much reveal nothing but arms and legs. She said that like most women, she has insecurities about her body. (But that's hard to tell when she'...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Fifty years after they first burst onto the American pop music scene, the Four Seasons are hot again.
Not the original quartet, whose survivors now are in their 70s and 80s, but the young singers-actors who make up the cast of "Jersey Boys," both on...
| 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,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:03 PM
An exhibit featuring an urn filled with the late DJ Alan Freed’s ashes was recently removed from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, just a week or so after Beyoncé’s wardrobe moved in.
The overlapping events birthed...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Once a high-wire acrobat loses balance, it's assumed the act is finished. And perhaps no pop vocalist ever resembled those denizens of dizzying heights more than the angelically-voiced Art Garfunkel.
When Garfunkel announced four years ago that his voice...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Michael Balzary, the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist known as Flea, has listed a home for sale in the Griffith Park area at $6.8 million.
The Mediterranean-style compound, built in 1925, sits behind walls and gates on close to three-quarters of an acre...