Dave Grohl Cooked BBQ Meals for Southern California Firefighters Battling the Fires This Week

Dave Grohl Cooked BBQ Meals for Southern California Firefighters Battling the Fires This Week

Voracious wildfires have erupted throughout California for days, causing unprecedented damage, destroying homes, displacing residents and claiming the lives of far too many. Fierce winds have fueled the fires, which local firefighters and emergency personnel have been battling all week. Seeking to do what he can, Foo Fighters front man Dave Grohl took matters into […]

Metallica Foo Fighters, More Playing ‘I Am the Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell’ Gig in Los Angeles 1/16

Metallica Foo Fighters, More Playing ‘I Am the Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell’ Gig in Los Angeles 1/16

The passing of Chris Cornell in 2017 ripped a hole in the music community. The rock vocalist known for his unique, powerful singing style and work with Soundgarden, Temple of the Dog, Audioslave and as an accomplished solo act, was an industry veteran beloved by many. On January 16, some of his friends, colleagues and […]

Carlos Santana to Celebrate ‘Supernatural’ and His Woodstock Gig with the ‘Global Consciousness’ Tour in Early 2019

Carlos Santana to Celebrate ‘Supernatural’ and His Woodstock Gig with the ‘Global Consciousness’ Tour in Early 2019

2019 is a milestone year for guitar legend Carlos Santana. Not only does it mark the 20th anniversary of his 1999 album Supernatural, which was a massive hit and a landmark achievement for his storied career thanks to collaborations with the likes of Rob Thomas (on the still-everywhere-today hit “Smooth”) and others, but it’s also […]

Premiere: Stream Austin-Based Songwriter David Thomas Jones’ New Album ‘Occult Years’

Premiere: Stream Austin-Based Songwriter David Thomas Jones’ New Album ‘Occult Years’

Indie singer/songwriter David Thomas Jones has a certain way of doing things — and it’s never been more apparent than on his new album, Occult Years, which is released this week. The celebrated Austin musician’s most recent full-length was 2012’s Comfort Creatures, so the new record’s been a long time coming. In the years between, […]

Aerosmith Guitarist Joe Perry ‘Alert and Responsive’ in Hospital After Medical Emergency at Billy Joel Concert

Aerosmith Guitarist Joe Perry ‘Alert and Responsive’ in Hospital After Medical Emergency at Billy Joel Concert

On Saturday night at Billy Joel‘s concert at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry appeared onstage for a special guest appearance, playing “Walk This Way” with Joel and his band. Moments later, Perry was tended to by emergency medical personnel after experiencing shortness of breath, and was later rushed to a […]

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Announces Huge Symphonic ‘Strings Attached’ Tour for 2019

‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Announces Huge Symphonic ‘Strings Attached’ Tour for 2019

This past spring, ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic and his impeccable (and underrated) backing band went out on the Ridiculously Self-Indulgent, Ill-Advised Vanity Tour, a trek across North America catering to only the most dedicated fans interested in long concerts of deep cuts and rarely-played material. It was truly an effort for longtime, die-hard Yankovic fans, and it […]

Out Now: Marianne Faithfull’s Deeply Personal New Album ‘Negative Capability’

Out Now: Marianne Faithfull’s Deeply Personal New Album ‘Negative Capability’

Marianne Faithfull released her 21st studio album, Negative Capability, on Nov. 2. To say it’s a “personal” record, as the headline on this article does, is an understatement — throughout the album, which features songs she crafted with the likes of Nick Cave, Mark Lanegan, Nic Harcourt and others, themes of self-reflection and heartache are […]

A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)

A History of Rock and Roll Biopics (Inspired by the New ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Film)

Hollywood has had a long love affair with pop stars. Considering their often outrageous personas, lifestyles, talent and high profiles, pop music figures are naturals for movie biographies about them, and many have been shot. The release of Bohemian Rhapsody is likely to revive and rev up the film genre of rock and roll biopics. By […]