| Mar 10, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Neil Young has long groused about the way music he and other artists make ends up sounding in the digital age. Now he is introducing his solution: PonoMusic, a combination online music store and playback system that gives listeners access to audiophile...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The sideshow at Dodger Stadium is about to begin as Paul Stanley emerges from his backstage trailer, shirtless and in full kabuki drag: bright red lips, his face painted harlequin white, a black star over his right eye. The singer-guitarist is here to...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Few fans have been more vocal about their favorite group’s long absence from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame than those in the KISS Army, but now that the long-running hard rock outfit is being inducted, members have decided to opt out of...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:02 PM
A posthumous musical collaboration between Roy Orbison and three of his sons will be included on a 25thanniversary reissue of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter’s final studio album, “Mystery Girl.”
The deluxe reissue...
| Mar 7, 2014
Freshman year at the University of Illinois, I lived in the dorm complex known as the "Six-Pack." This was 1988-89, the boombox era, and everyone seemed to have one propped on their window ledge facing the interior courtyard, and the soundtrack echoing...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Franny Beecher, 92, a guitarist for Bill Haley and the Comets, who helped kick off the rock 'n' roll era with the hit "Rock Around the Clock" in 1955, died in his sleep Monday night at a nursing home near Philadelphia, his daughter Pauline Grinstead said....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Lehigh Valley Music Awards should give itself a prize. The awards’ 15th ceremony Sunday at Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks was the best-run, best-paced and most professional since it began a staged, formal-presentation format...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Bruce Springsteen can do little wrong in the eyes of his fans, but his latest HBO special, "Bruce Springsteen's High Hopes," isn't worthy of the man or his music. Essentially a 28-minute infomercial for Springsteen's latest album, it's a once-over-lightly...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Looks like Justin Timberlake is in mighty high demand.
Pop’s comeback kid is already slated to trot his 20/20 Experience world tour back through North America this summer -- including a gig at Staples Center on Aug. 12 -- but Timberlake will...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:22 AM
This post has been updated. See note below for details.
Andrew Loog Oldham, the Rolling Stones' early manager, producer and publicist who is being inducted this year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has announced that he will skip the ceremony....