Sony Pictures Classics is close to a deal for the worldwide rights to “Eat That Question – Frank Zappa in His Own Words,” Variety has learned. The film about the musical iconoclast is scheduled to…
Alex Winter is developing a documentary on the late musician Frank Zappa, which he will direct from his own script and produce with Glen Zipper. The Zappa Family Trust has given its backing to the…
Arsenio Hall is off to a good ratings start with his new latenight program, which scored the highest-rated premiere week for any syndicated talkshow in key demos in seven years. Overall, according to…
Southern California metal unit Avenged Sevenfold has taken its second consecutive album to the top of the U.S. album chart. The Huntington Beach quintet's "Hail to the King" (Warner Bros.) claimed…
The history of Frank Zappa's "200 Motels" is much like its composer; enigmatic and riddled with disparate dimensions.
NEW YORK (AP) — Miley Cyrus made Lady Gaga look surprisingly tame as the pop stars opened the MTV Video Music Awards. Gaga changed costumes four times Sunday night during her first return to the…
George Duke, the Grammy-winning jazz keyboardist and producer whose sound infused acoustic jazz, electronic jazz, funk, R&B and soul in a 40-year-plus career, has died. He was 67. A representative…
Tupac Shakur has been dead since 1996, but his star is only on the rise. Miles Davis, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and Johnny Cash remain in the public eye with current projects.
The 33rd Brit Awards celebrated another year of music on Wednesday with Justin Timberlake rocking his U.K. return in a dapper pompadour and shiny suit, for his comeback perf of new single "Mirrors."
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival announced its 2013 lineup late Thursday evening, with headliners including Blur, the Stone Roses, Phoenix and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Jeremy Strong, who will next play assassin Lee Harvey Oswald in the JFK-themed pic "Parkland," is already caught in the middle of two awards juggernauts based on historical events.