Pete Townshend is about to embark a short U.S. run of orchestral “Classic Quadrophenia” dates with guest stars Billy Idol, tenor Alfie Boe, and, for one special show in Chicago, Eddie Vedder. “I’m very, very much older than [Bieber], but I really have a very strong connection with him and who he is,
Los Angeles’s very first F*** Yeah Festival took place as a free underground event back in 2004, founded by a then-18-year-old indie fan with a dream named Sean Carlson. Now a major music marathon held at downtown Los Angeles’s sprawling Exposition Park, FYF Fest is one of the hippest and most anticipated
Earlier this year in an interview with GQ, actor Brad Pitt spoke about how Frank Ocean’s sensitive, singer-songwriter-centric R&B was helping him through his public and painful divorce from Angelina Jolie. Last month, Ocean sported a Brad Pitt T-shirt while playing the Parklife Festival in Manchester
The last time we saw reclusive rapper Missy Elliott onstage, she was totally outshining Katy Perry (and Left Shark) with a dynamite surprise performance at Perry’s 2015 Super Bowl halftime show. Last Friday, Elliott triumphantly returned to the stage, headlining night one of Los Angeles’s FYF Fest (
Fans were still grieving this morning (Thursday, July 20) over the death of Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell — who died of an apparent suicide by hanging on May 18, and would have celebrated his 53rd birthday today — when news broke of yet another shocking loss to the rock community: the tragic passing
On Monday, the music world was rocked by an explosive exposé in BuzzFeed claiming that controversial R&B star R. Kelly (a man with a long history of alleged sexual misconduct) has “brainwashed” at least six young women — all of them aspiring singers, hoping he could mentor their careers — and is keeping
His nods to French DJs Daft Punk and Justice are no surprise, but Aoki’s tastes are impressively diverse, from the Beatles to Weezer to hardcore and West Coast rap.
Back on Season 2 of The Voice, punk went pop when Juliet Simms, a Warped Tour veteran and former frontwoman for Automatic Loveletter, competed and made it all the way to the finale. Now she has teamed with her husband, Black Veil Brides singer Andy Black (also known as Andy Biersack and Andy Six) for
At age 56, Alison Moyet has lived a rich life — many lives, in fact. She’s been a French peasant girl in the British suburb of Billericay, Essex; the big, booming contralto of synthpop duo Yazoo (known as Yaz in America); a multiplatinum solo diva and two-time BRIT Awards winner for Best Female Artist
Shirley Manson and Butch Vig of Garbage reflect on their 20-plus years as a band and their new retrospective book, "This Is the Noise That Keeps Me Awake."
To celebrate the 4th of July, Leto is asking his fans to participate in his new documentary, in which camera crews in all 50 states will chronicle the entire day.
“I think there’s been talk that I’m going to be a judge [on American Idol] every year since I’ve been off the show,” chuckles Season 8 runner-up Adam Lambert, when he’s asked about recent rumors that he’ll be joining his pal and Direct Management roster-mate Katy Perry behind the judges’ table on ABC
Americana artist Paul McDonald first caught the public’s attention on American Idol Season 10, with his sparkly Nudie suits, raspy vocals, abandoned dance moves, and adventurous song choices. After leaving the show, he continued to work hard on his excellent original music, but a high-profile celebrity
Sasha, a true visionary and rock ’n’ roller, elevates drag to a new level of performance art, pulling from the past while pushing the medium into the future.
It was a long day, livin’ in Pasadena. And it was the perfect way to celebrate the 40-year career of American Boy, festival favorite, and all-around national treasure Tom Petty, who headlined Saturday with a two-hour, greatest-hits set on the Oaks Stage.
This wasn’t the first Los Angeles brush with Minneapolis rock royalty for Rudolph and Lieberum, who met in the early ’90s at UC Santa Cruz and quickly bonded over their shared obsession with pop music’s ultimate sexy MF. Gretchen and I got to meet [Prince] the last time he played in town,” Rudolph told
As rumors swirl that Lionel Richie is being tapped to judge next year’s American Idol reboot, the contestant who changed the Idol game by covering Richie’s song “Hello,” Season 7 champion David Cook, has some thoughts about the series’ revival — and whether he’d ever want to be an Idol judge himself.
As we come upon Friday’s Season 9 Drag Race finale, let’s take a look at some past contestants’ most memorable appearances in music videos.
This week, as the Pink Floyd legend returned to SoCal for a three-night stint at L.A.’s Staples Center on his Us + Them tour, Waters was angrier than ever.
“My fans have been extremely patient, and if I could do anything to reward that, I’d like to,” American Idol Season 7 winner David Cook tells Yahoo Music’s Reality Rocks, referring to his past lengthy recording hiatuses between releases. “They waited four years for [the 2015 album] Digital Vein, and
Taylor Phelan was once known as one of the most-robbed Voice contestants of all time (here’s his famous “Sweater Weather” audition to remind you of what might have been in Season 7). But now he’s an indie artist on the rise — making a name for himself with his own music, outside of the reality-TV bubble
Jack Antonoff of Bleachers and Tyler Joseph of twenty one pilots had their dads onstage to jam; ex-Walkmen frontman Hamilton Leithauser sang a wry dad ballad.
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