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  • Rock of ages: Where rock 'n' roll (artifacts) will never die

    Rock of ages: Where rock 'n' roll (artifacts) will never die
    If the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is the home of modern American music, you can imagine what they've got in their attic. Well, maybe not. The instruments, costumes and other 3-D artifacts are stored in a vault or stashed off-site. But the...
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  • 'Weird Al' Yankovic, playing Sands Event center, says next album will be his last

     
    There’s no question about it, parody singer “Weird Al” Yankovic says. A world where virtually everyone has access to YouTube or other Internet video sites, and far more immediately than he does with physical CDs – and a world...
  • REVIEW: 'Weird Al' Yankovic's show at Sands Bethlehem Event Center is white & nerdy, indeed

     
    It’s apparently no coincidence that parody musician “Weird Al” Yankovic had his biggest hit ever was hit 2006 song “White & Nerdy.” That song title perfectly describes Yankovic’s show Tuesday at Sands Bethlehem Event...
  • Dave Grohl joins Chevy Metal in Costa Mesa

    Dave Grohl joins Chevy Metal in Costa Mesa
    There is one more night remaining for Costa Mesa's 60th anniversary celebration. Organizers will be hard-pressed to top what took place Saturday night at the main stage on the OC Fairgrounds parking lot. Dave Grohl, the lead singer of Foo Fighters,...
  • Beastie Boys' sampling in 'Paul's Boutique' again in spotlight

     
    Last week TufAmerica, Inc., which administers the rights to the recordings of Washington, D.C. go-go band Trouble Funk's catalog, filed lawsuit in federal court accusing the Beastie Boys of sampling without permission the group's 1982 funk classics, "Drop...
  • Thursday, January 20, 2011

      5 a.m. Baby by Justin Bieber Stupid Girl by Garbage Sweet Caroline by Neil Diamond Borderline by Madonna The Remedy by Jason Mraz Stomp by Brothers Johnson That Old Pair Of Jeans by Fatboy Slim New Sensation by INXS 6 a.m. ...
  • 'Weird Al' performs his way at fairgrounds

     'Weird Al' performs his way at fairgrounds
    "Weird Al" Yankovic wants everyone to smile when he takes the stage this year at the Orange County Fair. EspeciallyLady Gaga. The parodist has tweaked just about every major recording artist over the last three decades. But unlike, say, Eminem, he doesn'...
  • Doug Fieger dies at 57; leader of the L.A. band the Knack sang 'My Sharona'

    Doug Fieger dies at 57; leader of the L.A. band the Knack sang 'My Sharona'
    Doug Fieger, leader of the Los Angeles-based power pop band the Knack who co-wrote and sang on the 1979 No. 1 hit "My Sharona," has died. He was 57. Fieger's sister, Beth Falkenstein, said he died Sunday at his home in Woodland Hills. He had cancer. ---...
  • Aaron Seltzer sells Studio City home for $2,397,500

    Aaron Seltzer sells Studio City home for $2,397,500
    Update: Writer-director-producer Aaron Seltzer has sold his Studio City home for $2,397,500, according to the Multiple Listing Service. The Cape Cod-inspired house, built in 1951, has five bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms in about 4,200 square feet. It...
  • The Knack's Doug Fieger dies at 57

     
    The Knack was formed in 1978 and soon signed with Capitol Records. Fieger co-wrote 'My Sharona,' which was a No. 1 hit for six weeks in 1979. The tune was inspired by a former girlfriend. Doug Fieger, leader of the......
  • Tony Gonzalez wants to put you into the driver's seat

    Tony Gonzalez wants to put you into the driver's seat
    Atlanta Falcon Tony Gonzalez, arguably the best tight end in football, and his wife, October, have listed their Manhattan Beach house for sale at $3.6 million. Should the NFL player sell for full price, he's promised to include a nice accessory in the...