It was heavy metal heaven Saturday at the sun-baked Blockbuster Bowl as an estimated 50,000-plus headbangers took in this year's 12-hour-long edition of OzzFest, featuring a strong roster of young…
"Sing-a-Long Sound of Music" began in London, and has become such a phenomenal hit that it's now wending its way around the world. The idea is simple enough: It's like "The Rocky Horror Picture Show"…
Few performers have plumbed the depths of the Billy Strayhorn legacy as passionately as Darius de Haas. The actor, who has racked up several impressive theatrical appearances, proves to be a singer…
Influential guitarist Chet Atkins, who helped modernize country music in the 1960s, paving the way for the massive commercial force that it is today, died Saturday in Nashville. He was 77.
A far cry from the detached musicians who played last fall at the Greek, the five members of Radiohead, each smiling ear to ear, could barely contain their enthusiasm at the start of this sold-out…
MTV Networks Asia continues its expansion in Asia with a launch of a round-the-clock vidclip service in Korea.
With the usual fund of delights, contradictions and razzle-dazzle, the L.A. Philharmonic's summertime playground welcomed a large and cheerful crowd to start off its 80th consecutive season.
Since its inception seven years ago as an alternative to Lollapalooza, the punk-themed Warped Tour has always been the low-budget cousin in the summer touring festival family.
Rock lives! Or so it would seem at this new L.A. institution, "Gazzari's Night" (Gazzari's, located where the Key Club now stands, was a mainstay of glam metal in the '80s). Faster Pussycat, one of…
Photogenic twins Evan and Jaron go for a straight-forward, inoffensive and generally bland version of power-pop rock 'n' roll that relies more on their good looks than musical hooks. It is dangerous…
A little over a decade ago, German guitarist Ottmar Liebert came up with a good idea -- playing simple, melodic, flamenco-tinged licks over an easygoing yet propulsive groove. And Liebert was still…