Every musician makes homework tapes, the kind made screwing around in bedrooms, invoking silliness and creating parodies that never see the light of day or another human's tapedeck.
THE EIGHTH ANNUAL Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction takes place tomorrow night at the Century Plaza Hotel. Besides the obvious honor of being enshrined for his work as a member of Cream, Jack Bruce…
IT LOOKS LIKE a schticky New Year's Eve 'round Hollywood. New York may have Times Square, Beverly Hills might offer champagne and fine dining, but for a raucous good time, not much can top the…
Fleetwood Mac is back on record, and may be back live as well. The band, whose "Don't Stop" was the unofficial theme for Bill Clinton's campaign, may reunite key members of its hit-making lineup…
Straight off the Lollapalooza tour and straight outta hell is the "last touring sideshow in North America," aka the Jim Rose Sideshow.
With Christmas around the corner, it's boxed-set season, and what over-35 -year-old wouldn't be thrilled to unwrap "The Monterey International Pop Festival," a collection of the first and, some say…
DESPITE TWO multiplatinum albums that spawned the Top 40 hits "Songbird" and "Silhouette," saxophonist Kenny G faces the same old problem when his new Arista release, "Breathless," hits stores…
One can almost hear the voice of Sen. Lloyd Bentsen as Def American's the Black Crowes did their thing during the first of three sold-out shows Tuesday night at the Greek.
NIRVANA WILL HIT the streets Dec. 15 with "Incesticide," a collection of unreleased songs, B-sides and demos. The DGC album includes music from two BBC sessions recorded in 1990 and 1991 (featuring…
THE RECORDING INDUSTRY is in the deep blahs. Although record sales are up 3% over last year despite the persistent recession, record labels are laying off employees, consolidating and signing fewer…
Stuck between the desire to maintain themselves as viable groundbreakers and still sell millions of units, R.E.M. has chosen to look toward their roots on its new CD, "Automatic For The People."