| Jan 24, 2013
A movie about the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis probably doesn't sound like it would be a laugh riot — or should be — but that's just one of the many ways in which "Argo" is a glorious, gripping surprise.
Directing his third feature, Ben...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 9:00 AM
**1/2 (out of four)
Ask a handful of your friends what they think of The Joy Formidable, and there’s a good chance at least one of them will respond with a glisten in their eyes, recounting the time they just happened to come across the Welsh...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 3:47 PM
"Sound City" is coming home.
After a world premiere Friday night at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, Dave Grohl will bring his documentary on the famed Van Nuys recording studio to L.A. on Jan. 31, the Foo Fighters frontman announced...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 1:52 PM
UK music retailer HMV lists a reissue of Black Sabbath’s US Tour 1978 t-shirt as the top-selling classic rock t-shirt of 2012, Britain’s The Independent reports. Artists whose logos or likeness appeared on most UK kids’ chests last...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 4:45 PM
The Kennedy Center Honors remain durable, involving and thoughtful. Can the Oscars or the Emmys make such a claim? You might not even know the honorees, but the 35th annual telecast makes a persuasive case for them in word, song and filmed profiles. How...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 1:13 PM
The already star-packed lineup for this Saturday’s 12-12-12 Hurricane Sandy benefit concert at Madison Square Garden in New York added arguably the biggest name in rock on Friday when the Rolling Stones confirmed their participation. The World&...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 2:44 PM
On Monday, we brought you news that Dave Grohl's filmmaking debut, "Sound City," would premiere next month at Sundance. Now, the Foo Fighters frontman has unveiled the trailer for the upcoming documentary, which is named after the film's subject: a grungy...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:18 PM
Forbes magazine just released their newest list of “The World’s 25 Highest-Paid Musicians 2012.” Taylor Swift tied with Sir Paul McCartney for the list’s #8 spot, bringing home a $57-million paycheck in 2012. Forbes says Taylor...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Words don’t mean a lot to Chino Moreno. For the singer and lyricist from the ethereal metal band Deftones, songs are all about melody and the venting of pure emotion, not poetry.
“I really don’t think too much about writing lyrics. I&...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 2:51 AM
The band: Julee Laurent — bass, lead vocals
Mike Briney — guitar, vocals
Matt Clancy — drums, vocals, acoustic guitar
Evan Margol — guitar
Been together: Six years
How they got started: After working as a songwriter in...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 12:58 PM
The Black Keys spent the beginning of last week in New York City, where they played for more than 60,000 people at a massive outdoor concert in Central Park with Neil Young and Foo Fighters. Saturday evening, they ended the week at L.A.’s Staples...