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The letters "EKG" don't denote comfort. They're frightening, cold and anxiety-inducing - letters that are best to be avoided. And yet that's how Wilco opens its ninth studio album, with an 85-second instrumental that puts the listener on notice and on edge.
My name is Chris, and I am getting tired of Miles Davis.
The fanboy world has taken a surprising twist as a couple of nerd-universe heroes -- "X-Men" costars" Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen -- have requested and been granted membership to Taylor Swift's squad of celebrity fans.
The San Francisco label Dark Entries has become a preeminent destination for bleak, obscure and transgressive electronic music. The company's strength is in reissues of '70s and '80s LPs and EPs that, while they reached maybe a few hundred or thousand listeners in their time, inspired all the right...
Neil Young announced Wednesday on Facebook that he will be pulling his music from every streaming service.
The Eagles and singer-songwriter Carole King join filmmaker George Lucas, conductor Seiji Ozawa, singer-actress Rita Moreno and actress Cicely Tyson as recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors.
In a new interview with The Times, former Runaways member Jackie Fuchs further explains the rape allegations she made recently against the band's former manager, Kim Fowley.
Blues musician B.B. King died of natural causes, the Clark County Coroner's office in Nevada has determined, and there was no indication that he was poisoned as alleged by his daughters following his death on May 14 at age 89.
Summer means music festivals, and with them complaints that it has become increasingly impossible to tell these events apart. The same artists seem to circulate between dueling festivals, making the lineups less and less special.
"This is my truth. I'm not coming from a place of overcoming," Stacy Barthe confessed about her recently released debut album, "BEcoming," between sips of sake.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member John Fogerty filed a countersuit alleging that his former bandmates in Creedence Clearwater Revival have breached their contract in which he allowed them to use the name Creedence Clearwater Revisited while touring and playing the music they recorded together four...
Growing disillusioned about Los Angeles is one of the great themes of rock 'n' roll. "Welcome to the Jungle," "Celluloid Heroes," "L.A. Woman," "Desperados Under the Eaves": The list of records about the dashed allure of this town is a genre all its own.
Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder and the Who's Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey will play a private concert in Los Angeles on Sept. 12 for the winner of a raffle to raise money for two charitable groups.
San Diego's CRSSD Festival will return this fall for a second installment, and the lineup is both bigger and a bit less dancey than before.
Universal Music Latin Entertainment has announced the inaugural L Festival - Feria Cultural Latinoamericana, which will be held Oct. 24 and 25 at the Orange County Fair & Event Center.
Punk rock was never supposed to be about growing old gracefully.
More than two decades after rising out of the Chicago indie scene with the hit alt-rock single "Seether" on debut album "American Thighs," Veruca Salt's Louise Post and Nina Gordon are the first to admit that though their passion for music hasn't changed, their lifestyles have.
Rihanna's "Bitch Better Have My Money" is already in the running for song of summer.
Billboard is stepping into the festival market.
"R.I.P. Zayn," read the sign in black and red ink, an appropriately dramatic send-off for a teen idol known for triggering life-or-death emotions.