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James Williamson, the Stooges
Scott Asheton's recent death, the Stooges are going to be taking a long rest, perhaps a permanent one.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
What began 15 years ago as a shaky financial proposition, which had trouble paying the musical acts on time in its initial years, and debuted three months after the debacle that was Woodstock 99 , the Coachella Arts and Music Festival is now considered one of the premier festivals in the country along with the likes of Lollapalooza, South by ... (more)
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Police: Peaches Geldof autopsy inconclusive
The reason for model Peaches Geldof's death is still not clear, with an autopsy turning up inconclusive results, UK police said Wednesday.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Bassist Duff McKagan Rejoins Guns N' Roses in Buenos Aires
It's a good time to be a rock fan in South America. That's because Guns N' Roses are currently making their way through several cities with the help of a very special guest - bassist Duff McKagan .
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Acting legend Mickey Rooney dies
Mickey Rooney , who started as a child star in vaudville and went on to star in hundreds of movies and TV shows, has died at the age of 93. Kate O'Mara , the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins' sister on the 1980s show "Dynasty," died March 30. She was 74. Ralph C. Wilson Jr. , the founder and longtime owner of the NFL's Buffalo ... (more)
A Look At How Rock Music Has Changed Over The Decades
It is hard to believe, but there was once a time when there was no rock music. Most historians trace the beginning rock back to the year 1954, when a new type of music, then called Rock and Roll, appeared and revolutionized musical tastes, at least among young people, and pretty much changed the world.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Five Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend
Visit Facebook . Free entrance. Drink a latte at Coastars while bobbing your head.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
DJ Frankie Knuckles dies
Kate O'Mara , the British actress best known for playing Joan Collins' sister on the 1980s show "Dynasty," died March 30. She was 74. Ralph C. Wilson Jr. , the founder and longtime owner of the NFL's Buffalo Bills, died at age 95, the team announced March 25. Gwar lead singer Dave Brockie died March 23 at the age of 50, his manager said.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
The Stooges Rocker James Williamson Resurrects Lost Album
The iconic punk band enjoyed a prolific creative period while they toured their now-legendary 1973 album Raw Power, but the songs they wrote were never properly recorded and the group split in 1974 after being dropped by their record label.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Helium's Unstoppable Mary Timony Has a New Band and a New Video
There was much mourning when Sleater-Kinney went on hiatus in 2006 and much rejoicing when Wild Flag rose from the ashes in 2010.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
A tribute to Scott Asheton
When people die, particularly famous people, the woodwork will overflow with those referring to the fallen one as a "friend," a "buddy" or, worse, "a brother-in-arms."
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Gwar frontman Dave Brockie found dead in Virginia home
Gwar frontman Dave Brockie found dead in his Virginia home. He performed under the stage name Oderus Urungus with the heavy metal band.
The Icarus Line
The start of 2014 seems like a great time to reflect of some of the best music of 2013 that might have gone undetected on most listeners' radars.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
The Melvins' Buzz Osborne Preps Acoustic Album
"I have no interest in sounding like a crappy version of James Taylor or a half-assed version of Woody Guthrie," Osborne says.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
NEWIggy Pop: 'I'd rather be eaten by a shark than die in an old people's home'
Just so you know, Iggy Pop says: 'I'd rather be eaten by a shark than die in an old people's home' The 66-year-old Stooges front man 'seriously' can't fathom the idea of being put into 'assisted living' as a pensioner and claims he would rather be eaten alive by a shark.
Shortly after the reported suicide in New York City of fashion designer L'Wren Scott, who was Mick Jagger's girlfriend of the past 13 years, The Rolling Stones announced that the band is postponing its imminent seven-date "14 ON FIRE Tour" of Australia and New Zealand.
Fanatics! A Tribute to Scott Asheton of the Stooges
In 2006, Kings of Leon were invited by Bob Dylan to open his show at the Forum, but even then it was clear that they were already headed for big things on their own.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Iggy Pop Is Tired of Touring
Iggy Pop fans looking to catch the shirtless wonder live in the near future may be out of luck.
Iggy Pop Remembers Scott Asheton: 'He Played With A Boxer's Authority'
Stooges drummer Scott Asheton died of a heart attack on March 15th, and Iggy Pop still has trouble talking about his friend and bandmate of five decades without breaking down into tears.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Music for Anything: Tycho Becomes Your Personal Soundtrack
For all our chin-scratching and genre-tagging and influence-identifying, music people don't often talk about what music is actually good for.