| Aug 7, 2011
The first day of rehearsals was another momentous occasion for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. It was fall 2009, more than three years since the band last toured, and the rockers were beginning the hard work of rebirth with a new guitarist, Josh Klinghoffer....
| Mar 2, 2012
Andrew Breitbart, the pugnacious, conservative Internet entrepreneur who took on the left and what he called the "media bully cabal" with a series of exposes that were explosive and sometimes flawed, died early Thursday after collapsing near his home in...
| Feb 11, 2009
Rocker Courtney Love -- who once declared that she wasn't a woman but rather a force of nature and got little argument -- has rented a sprawling Mediterranean in the Hollywood Hills for about $20,000 a month.
The five-bedroom, five-bathroom home with...
| Nov 4, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Rock band No Doubt has filed a real-world lawsuit over its virtual role in the just-released Band Hero edition of the Guitar Hero video game series, claiming that the game has âtransformed No Doubt band members into a virtual karaoke......
| Jan 4, 2010
| 9:33 PM
â¢ Steve Pond breaks the news that Jane Campion's script for "Bright Star" has been classified by the writers' branch of the academy as adapted rather than original. As Pond writes, "Although Campion makes use of Keatsâ poetry and letters, the writer-...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Editor's note: Over the next several days, Show Tracker will cover the pilots under contention for the fall season at the five broadcast networks in the following order: ABC, CBS, CW, Fox and NBC. (Yes, it's alphabetical.) Fox's 10 comedy......
| Dec 14, 2009
| 4:34 PM
For the first time in too long, the show about the artist felt inspired. It felt original. It again made you feel. Then, too soon, it was over. The old friend you hadn't seen in so long was gone again.......
| Feb 21, 2009
Rocker Courtney Love -- who once declared that she wasn't a woman but a force of nature and got little argument -- has rented a sprawling Mediterranean in the Hollywood Hills for about $20,000 a month.
FOR THE RECORD:
| Jul 1, 2008
When a bootleg album of David Bowie's Santa Monica Civic Auditorium stop on his 1972 Ziggy Stardust tour hit the market several years ago, I didn't even bother to listen to it because I couldn't imagine the music alone living up to my memory of such a...
| Feb 28, 2010
The Nineties Revolution in Music
Faber & Faber: 162 pp., $14 paper
Culture Is Our Weapon
Making Music and Changing Lives in Rio de Janeiro
Patrick Neate and Damian Platt, preface by Caetano Veloso
Penguin: 224 pp., $14...