| May 20, 2013
| 12:05 PM
A note from Pop & Hiss writer August Brown: My assignment to review KROQ's Weenie Roast 2013 coincided with a visit to L.A. from my mom, Helen Balz Brown, who previously wrote a counterpoint to my review of Power 106-FM's Powerhouse in 2009. She's but a...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Billie Joe Armstrong, co-founder of Grammy-winning Green Day, has sold his Newport Beach cottage for $1.625 million.
The 924-square-foot house, with three bedrooms and four bathrooms, came on the market in the fall at $1.895 million. First constructed...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:39 PM
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong has been hyping a free rock 'n' roll "sex party" since June 13 near the offices of their record company, Warner Bros. Records, but Burbank city officials evidently weren't so pleased with the setup, so the concert that...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Green Day today released what appears to be a sly little nod to punk rock history, posting about 30-seconds of a new song that references punk rock forebears the Clash. Additionally, leader Billie Joe Armstrong promises a 'secret' L.A. show in the near...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:37 PM
R&B singer Maxwell has been forced to cancel his six-date summer tour, including its two Staples Center dates July 20 and 21, after the singer's doctor recommended that he give his vocal cords a rest....
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Rock 'n' roll bad boy Billie Joe Armstrong, the frontman of the popular skate-punk band Green Day, was back in Los Angeles on Tuesday after being hopitalized in Italy. The band was forced to cancel its show in Bologna over the weekend when Armstrong was...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:43 PM
A Green Day member sporting a "Free Pussy Riot" T-shirt was about as political as the 2012 MTV VMAs were able to get. The band unveiled yet another new song, "Let Yourself Go," and the song, again, saw the band moving away from the political and social...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong is heading to rehab just days before the band is to release the first of three new albums. The revelation comes less than 48 hours after Armstrong ranted and smashed his guitar at Clear Channel's iHeartRadio...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The first wave of more than 2,000 acts is expected to descend Tuesday on Austin, Texas, for the annual music-business blowout that is the South by Southwest Music Conference: six days (and very late nights) of performances, speeches, parties, panel...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 11:10 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- Big bands in small venues -- it's become a ritual at the South by Southwest music festival, where even A-list rock stars recognize the opportunity to launch a new project or heal a wounded reputation. But if Depeche Mode and Green Day...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The 2013-14 season at the Pantages Theatre will feature last year’s most decorated Broadway musical, “Once,” Andrew Lloyd Webber thrice, and a second helping of "The Book of Mormon."
The Webber trifecta will consist of his production...