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  • Jason Bonham announces 'Led Zeppelin Experience,' even as female singers attempt their own tributes

     
    On Monday, Jason Bonham, son of the late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, announced details (well, kind of) of his upcoming tribute tour, called "Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience." The string of shows, the specifics of which have yet to......
  • Bo Diddley dead at 79

    Bo Diddley dead at 79
    Bo Diddley, who died Monday at age 79 in Florida, was as essential to the creation of rock 'n' roll as Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley and Little Richard, though he seldom got the credit or the accolades that were showered on his better-known peers. The...
  • Album Reviews: 'Dig Out Your Soul,' by Oasis

    Oasis has long worn its psychedelic influences on its sleeve, and on its latest album, "Dig Out Your Soul," the band often sounds as though it wishes it were 1969 all over again. There's a forward motion to the backward glances, but the spiritual-...
  • `Spring' shout-out

    "SPRING Awakening," the musical lauded for giving Broadway fresh impetus by using rock songs to intensify its tale of teenagers wrestling with their libidos in 19th century Germany, racked up eight Tony Awards on Sunday night. Its haul during the Tonys'...
  • Tributes to the Who, George Martin

    Tributes to the Who, George Martin
    THERE ARE "once-in-a-lifetime" tribute and trophy shows most every weekend in Los Angeles, but Saturday night had been circled on the calendar for weeks by fans of the British Invasion as an evening of amazing confluence. Crosstown events promised to...
  • Live: Sub Pop's SP20

    Live: Sub Pop's SP20
    REGIONALISM IS dead: That's one of many extreme ideas floating around pop music circles during these tumultuous times. The theory goes that, as the Internet turns music thoroughly ethereal and links in people from Athens, Ga., to Australia, the need to...
  • 'Into The Wild' in unison

    'Into The Wild' in unison
    "Into the Wild" is the story of a young man who breaks away from his family and sets off to explore uncharted territory. The story of its soundtrack is much the same. At 42, Eddie Vedder is not quite young (although, in a yellow leather jacket and band...
  • Backtracking

    Backtracking
    U2's "The Joshua Tree," one of the most acclaimed albums of the rock era, was released 20 years ago this year, but it just got better. To celebrate the collection's anniversary, the Universal Music Group has reissued the album in an ambitious new three-...
  • The Beatles at the Chicago Amphitheatre

    The Beatles at the Chicago Amphitheatre
    The Beatles' Chicago debut must have been a blur for John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr; on their first major North American tour, the quartet would travel 22,000 miles in 29 grueling days. But for their fans in that first summer...
  • Two groups that keep shining on

    Two groups that keep shining on
    Pink Floyd's history and entire body of work aren't as familiar to the average music fan as those of such other 1960s British groups as the Beatles, Rolling Stones or the Who. Even some of Floyd's casual fans may think of it chiefly in terms of two...
  • The Who at the Super Bowl: Playing their younger selves

     
    It was an old-fashioned laser light show at Miami's Sun Life Stadium during the Super Bowl halftime show, as vintage rockers the Who energetically went largely without gimmicks and shtick during its brief mini concert. Relying on little more than......
  • Super Bowl ads fail to bring the funny; but at least we know about Denny's free Grand Slam breakfast Tuesday

     
    Because I apparently had nothing better to do while watching the Super Bowl on Sunday afternoon, I busied myself by eating Fritos and guacamole -- the calorie count tempered with the occasional cherry -- and took notes on all of......