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The Who (music group)

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  • Sundance Film Review: 'Lambert & Stamp'

    Named for the cinephilic pair of Swinging Londoners who figured that managing the Who would be a good way to get a movie made, "Lambert & Stamp" belatedly realizes their 50-year-old dream. Impeccably directed by first-time documentarian James D. Cooper,...
  • The name of the game is music at the new Forum

    The name of the game is music at the new Forum
    Seasoned concert-goers who walk into the resurrected Forum in Inglewood after it opens Wednesday with the first of six Eagles concerts may be struck as much by what's missing as by what's been added to the 46-year-old former sports palace. The...
  • It's the music that moves 'Inside Llewyn Davis'

    It's the music that moves 'Inside Llewyn Davis'
    One of the most beguiling folk records of the year has the bonus of ferrying along a Joel and Ethan Coen plot line. The songs within the brothers' new "Inside Llewyn Davis" move from balladry to blues to ancient British folk, adding an extra layer of...
  • Alice Cooper's identity crisis

    Alice Cooper's identity crisis
    In September, Alice Cooper recorded vocals for a new covers album that will pay tribute to his old drinking buddies, the so-called Hollywood Vampires. The honorary members of his underground booze club: Keith Moon, Mickey Dolenz, John Lennon, Jimi...
  • Film Review: '12-12-12'

    Great chefs can take leftovers and dress them up with enough flourishes and new flavors to make entirely palatable new dishes, but even then, one never forgets that they're still leftovers. Directors Amir Bar-Lev and Charlie Lightening prove to be...
  • Amnesty International concerts captured on 'Released!' DVDs, CDs

    Amnesty International concerts captured on 'Released!' DVDs, CDs
    It’s almost inconceivable today, but a generation ago, some of the biggest pop music events in the history of the planet came and went with no commercially available evidence left behind. That curious fact is brought to the fore with this week&...
  • Review: Nine Inch Nails brings 'Hesitation Marks' to Staples Center

    Review: Nine Inch Nails brings 'Hesitation Marks' to Staples Center
    A great rock band requires a source of tension. It can be almost anything: the relationship between melody and noise in Nirvana, for instance, or the competing interests of creative co-captains like Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in the Rolling Stones....
  • AFM: Keith Moon Biopic Picking Up Rythym Via Financing Deal

    A biopic on Keith Moon, iconic drummer for The Who, has received a boost via a development-financing deal between Exclusive Media and Da Vinci Media Ventures, led by Toby Moores and Wendy Rutland. The Moon project is the first film to be developed...
  • Review: Garage-band blues played by 'The Black Suits'

    Review: Garage-band blues played by 'The Black Suits'
    Joe Iconis, a promising 32-year-old composer, is best known for writing the song "Broadway, Here I Come" for Season 2 of the now-defunct backstage theater soap opera "Smash." His new musical "The Black Suits," which opened Sunday at the Kirk Douglas...
  • Rock 'n' roll style school

    Rock 'n' roll style school
    The family car bore no "Proud parent of an Alice Cooper fan" bumper sticker as John Varvatos blared Cooper's shock rock from his suburban Detroit bedroom in the early '70s. But behind that door, Varvatos' teenage obsession with rock 'n' roll was setting...
  • Review: '12-12-12' doesn't do Sandy relief concert justice

    Review: '12-12-12' doesn't do Sandy relief concert justice
    If your DVR still holds the complete recording of last December's benefit concert at Madison Square Garden for Hurricane Sandy victims, the new film "12-12-12" is no reason to hit the delete button yet. Directors Amir Bar-Lev and Charlie Lightening put...
  • Review: Pearl Jam rocks L.A. Sports Arena in first of two nights

    Review: Pearl Jam rocks L.A. Sports Arena in first of two nights
    Here's something that doesn't happen often in a musical climate overrun with less hearty breeds. A God's honest arena rock band, Pearl Jam, gigging a sold-out concert in an actual arena and illustrating  the ways in which a perfectly healthy beast can...