| Nov 3, 2012
Edwin Q. White
Saigon bureau chief for AP during Vietnam War
Edwin Q. White, 90, who as Associated Press bureau chief in Saigon during the 1960s was part of a fabled crew of journalists who covered the Vietnam War, died Thursday in Honolulu, the...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Choose whether each song is on (A) Barack Obama’s campaign Spotify playist, (B) Mitt Romney’s campaign Spotify playlist or (C) Neither.
1. “I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow,” The Soggy Bottom Boys
2. “I Won’t Back Down,&...
| May 18, 2012
| 1:07 PM
One Van Halen lyric goes "Come on baby, finish what you started." Let's hope the band follows its own advice.
Concert promoters Live Nation have announced that Eddie, Alex and David Lee Roth have postponed as many as 30 dates, including the July 9...
| May 25, 2012
| 4:53 AM
Former Van Halen and current Chickenfoot bassist Michael Anthony isn’t totally buying his ex-band’s explanation that exhaustion is the reason why they recently whacked around 30 dates off their tour calendar. In an interview with...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:25 AM
In a new interview with LA Weekly, Warner Music label rep Ted Cohen claims Eddie Van Halen’s ex-wifeValerie Bertinelli caused Van Halen to split with David Lee Roth back in 1985. Cohen says Bertinelli argued that Eddie should get most of the...
| Jun 10, 2012
The old master spent his winter months at the Chateau Marmont, sitting beneath the palms, the white canopies and its distinctively European tower on the Sunset Strip. Photographer Helmut Newton was as recognizable there as his famous subjects, dining on...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 1:59 PM
The late Doc Watson wailed over the speakers at the tiny record shop on Beach Boulevard, and like many a bluesman on the road, he was in the midst of a journey.
Watson, one of America's most prolific roots musicians, died at the age of 89 a few days...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:28 AM
Tom Cruise went from jumping on Oprah’s couch, to jumping on Alec Baldwin’s stage at the Bourbon Room (the old Whiskey A-Go-Go) on the Sunset Strip.
Walking into the screening, I heard one critic say “Why would Tom Cruise want to do...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Sorry Japan, you're gonna have to wait for Van Halen ... the band is postponing their Japanese concert tour because Eddie Van Halen just underwent emergency surgery on his intestine.
Van Halen just released a statement ... saying, "Eddie underwent an...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:29 AM
“What a fool belieeeeves....”
Age doesn’t matter. Read those four words, cribbed from the chorus of a 1978 Doobie Brothers song. The voice of Michael McDonald just filled your head. It’s automatic (even if the extra e’s...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 12:04 PM
An unidentified couple was arrested in Cleveland recently after a heated argument over whether Eddie Van Halen or Slash was the better guitar player got completely out of hand. According to Cleveland.com, the passionate pair was staying at a local Motel 6...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 5:43 AM
Temporarily pushing pause on the persistent rumors about Van Halen’s reunion with David Lee Roth being on the skids, the band has announced it will headline the four-day Rock USA festival in Oshkosh, WI. The event will take place July 17-20, with...