| Jun 9, 2010
| 4:35 PM
In HEALTHâs new video for their single "USA Boys," a young couple throw a wild rumpus in a decrepit warehouse, drop a few hallucinogens, and collapse in a surprisingly forthright tangle of soft-core sex. Itâs also kind of a metaphor......
| Jul 2, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst and Phoenix-based concert promoter Charlie Levy are in the midst of a very pointed dialogue over the real impact of Sound Strike, a coalition of artists including Oberst, Zack de la Rocha, Nine Inch Nails, Pitbull and......
| Jul 5, 2010
| 9:35 PM
Post-NIN, Angels kick up goth beatLast year Trent Reznor announced that he was retiring Nine Inch Nails, his groundbreaking industrial-rock outfit, as a touring band. This six-song EP by How to Destroy Angels â a new trio featuring Reznor, his......
| May 5, 2010
| 9:34 PM
Well, isn't this sweet: Trent Reznor, Twitter fiend and dewy-eyed scribe of such romantic lines as "I want to ... you like an animal," has released the debut song from his new band formed with his sweetheart Mariqueen Maandig, formerly......
| May 9, 2010
Los Angeles singer and songwriter Sam Phillips turned up recently for a small-scale show at Hollywood's Hotel Café. Playing for an intimate audience of several dozen, she was testing on a live audience new material she's been working on in her home...
| Nov 28, 2010
When Elton John stopped in Los Angeles this month on his latest concert tour, he came in with one of the biggest storehouses of hits in pop music history. But instead of diving headlong into his catalog, he and his old friend Leon Russell devoted the...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 10:03 AM
She wasn't there to hear the news or congratulate her clients, but Ronni Chasen was very much present at Tuesday's Golden Globe nominations.
The veteran publicist and awards consultant, who was slain on Nov. 16, worked on the successful Golden Globe...
| May 2, 2011
| 4:31 PM
The Greek Theatre, which has hosted the likes of Steve Miller, Sheryl Crow and Ringo Starr, has canceled precious few shows in its storied past. So last year, when it crossed off nine engagements, it was nothing short of a catastrophe.
"In a normal...
| Jan 9, 2011
During his three decades at the helm of Social Distortion, singer, guitarist and songwriter Mike Ness has repeatedly turned to the rich vein of his own hardscrabble life as a hell-raising teen and then a heroin-addicted rock musician.
But in putting...
| Jan 26, 2011
Industrial rockers, country songwriting veterans, India's soundtrack guru — the Oscar nominees in the music categories this year are as eclectic as an iPod on shuffle.
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, nominated for original score for "The...
| Sep 11, 2011
By his own admission, Tony Bennett doesn't get nervous often. But he was anxious that day, more than 50 years ago, when he was filling in for Perry Como as host on the crooner's variety television show.
"Como had a big orchestra and great stars," Bennett...