| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Doug Gardenhour has always had a passion for film, but it was a scene from the movie "Almost Famous" that prompted him to pursue his dream of producing a movie.
In "Almost Famous" music journalist Lester Bangs is seen throwing aside a record from The...
| Sep 5, 2014
John Densmore's recent memoir, "Unhinged," recounts the Doors drummer's 2004 lawsuit against his ex-bandmates Robby Krieger and the late Ray Manzarek, drawing on court transcripts to show what he calls a "slow, grueling character assassination." Found...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:57 AM
"Los Angeles," the 1980 debut record by the band X, packs nine songs into less than 28 minutes. Monday night at City Winery, it took the band about two minutes more to play the album in its entirety.
Not that X has slowed down or softened in the last 34...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Just before X took the stage at the Made in America Festival in Philadelphia two years ago, Chris Cornell was staring at the punk icons. "Forgive me for geeking out," Cornell said.
Cornell isn't the only legendary grunge alum to give props to the band...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:27 AM
DUBLIN - La inglesa Marianne Faithful ha revelado que su exnovio, el traficante de drogas Jean de Breiteuil, "mató por accidente" al líder de The Doors, Jim Morrison, según publica hoy la revista musical británica Mojo.
En una entrevista, la cantante...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:11 AM
Earlier this year, experimental rock band Swans released "To Be Kind," its third studio album since leader Michael Gira jump-started the band after a 14-year break. It's a sprawling, sometimes punishing work, with a 34-minute centerpiece called "Bring the...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 10:00 PM
*1/2 (out of four)
Joel McHale defending himself with a knife and saying “[Bleep] you” to a bear. A disemboweled cat nailed to a cross. These are not things you see every day. Otherwise, the terribly written “Deliver Us From Evil”...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Lawyer represented singer Claudine Longet in murder trial
Charles Weedman, 86, a Los Angeles lawyer who gained international fame representing singer Claudine Longet in the shooting death of her ski-champion lover, died Wednesday...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:30 PM
A year after Ray Manzarek's death, his Jim Morrison project "The Poet in Exile" remains very much alive.
Robby Krieger, the Doors' guitarist, has come on board "Poet" as an executive producer who will work on the film's soundtrack with Manzarek's son...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 2:56 PM
For the second year in Newport Beach, more than 400 cars will be rolling in for the Russo and Steele collector car auction.
The event at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort takes place Wednesday through June 21 and features European sports cars,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 2:58 PM
A lawsuit has been filed over the destruction of a public mural in Venice that was created in 1969 by the group Los Angeles Fine Arts Squad.
Artist Victor Henderson, a cofounder of the group, alleges that the mural, known as the "Brooks Avenue Painting,...
| Feb 23, 2014
In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...