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The Who (music group)

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  • 'A Band Called Death' review: The music's better than the stories

    'A Band Called Death' review: The music's better than the stories
    ** (out of four) As with “Searching For Sugar Man,” last year’s documentary about the decades-late revival of under-appreciated Detroit musician Sixto Rodriguez, “A Band Called Death” serves as a platform for songs that most...
  • A new season for Midtown Men

    A new season for Midtown Men
    The Midtown Men bicker all the way to the stage — as brothers might. The singers could be arguing about which socks look best or which attorney to bring on board, and the next instant, they're straightening ties or tossing towels to one another....
  • Tom Petty vs. Goatwhore

    Tom Petty vs. Goatwhore
    The fans queued up outside the Fillmore in San Francisco suspected something was up when they saw me get in line. Three satanic metal bands were on the bill; what was this guy doing here? The jeans and sweatshirt weren’t fooling anyone. No...
  • 12-12-12 is Here -- A Calendar Date of a Lifetime

    12-12-12 is Here -- A Calendar Date of a Lifetime
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- 12-12-12 is here. It's a calendar quirk that has brides running to the altar and expectant parents hoping for an unusual birthday for their children. Courthouses in Las Vegas and across the country are bracing for a flood of...
  • Stream the 12-12-12 concert for Sandy relief here

    Stream the 12-12-12 concert for Sandy relief here
    On Wednesday night a heavyweight lineup of marquee acts will cram New York’s Madison Square Garden for a relief concert to benefit areas devastated by October's Superstorm Sandy. Billed as "12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief," the event will...
  • Titus Andronicus is (still) poised for launch

    Titus Andronicus is (still) poised for launch
    Patrick Stickles, who is not known for his lack of vocal restraint fronting punk-rock band Titus Andronicus, comes on the phone, oddly, speaking just above a whisper. "I should warn you," he says. "I'm going to have to talk in this quiet voice, 'cause I'm...
  • Townshend's Lost Who History

    A deep, 30-minute long interview with Pete Townshend (who’s just published his deep, 500-page long autobiography, Who I Am) was broadcast last night on BBC radio’s nightly arts news show Front Row. (The episode is here and also available as...
  • The punks and the godfathers

    The punks and the godfathers
    Post-punk glory comes to Miami in the form of the Psychedelic Furs, playing 8 p.m. Sunday at Grand Central. The band gained popularity for its John Hughes-era hits, including "Pretty in Pink" and "Heartbreak Beat." The Lemonheads will open. Tickets cost...
  • Review: The Who at the BB&T Center in Sunrise

    Review: The Who at the BB&T Center in Sunrise
    What happened to Pete Townshend? This question was the only one worth asking as the audience filed out of the BB&T Center in Sunrise Thursday night, minutes after the Who guitarist unexpectedly left the stage during what turned out to be the only encore...
  • Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers

    Jim Marshall dies at 88; creator of famed rock 'n' roll amplifiers
    It was the physical embodiment of rock's power and majesty — a wall of black, vinyl-clad cabinets, one atop the other, crowned with a rectangular box containing the innovative circuitry that revolutionized the music. This was the famed Marshall...
  • Jane Scott dies at 92; longtime rock critic

    Jane Scott dies at 92; longtime rock critic
    Jane Scott was a code breaker for the Navy during World War II. She owned a wind-up Victrola. And the first song she ever loved was from the big band era: a Jimmy Rushing hit for Count Basie called "Sent for You Yesterday (And Here You Come Today)." So...
  • Concert review: Pearl Jam at Alpine Valley Music Theatre

    Concert review: Pearl Jam at Alpine Valley Music Theatre
    Pearl Jam didn’t design the first of its 20th anniversary concerts Saturday at Alpine Valley Music Theatre with the casual fan in mind. Instead, the 2 ½-hour, 28-song set in front of a packed house was one for the diehards, a celebration of some of...