“Fashionably Late,” the latest album from rockers Falling In Reverse, often sounds like an iPod on shuffle, such is the range of different styles and sounds cycled though from one track to the next.
Consistency, persistence are the roots of Dizzy Wright’s blue collar, hang-in-there hip-hop.
Pianist Peter Nero made his TV debut at 17, playing Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” with Paul Whiteman, the bandleader who introduced the jazz-meets-classical piece to the world in 1924.
Forget the slasher flicks and haunted houses. If you want a truly frightful night, crank these tunes and have a fresh pair of BVDs handy.
Lou Reed, the punk poet of rock n’ roll who profoundly influenced generations of musicians as leader of the Velvet Underground and remained a vital solo performer for decades after, died Sunday age 71.
The feel-good tone was set early on the first day of the Life Is Beautiful festival, when a worker for an environmental awareness group administered high fives to the throng of attendees waiting in line to get in.
The Killers were considered a key “get” to establish the two-day Life Is Beautiful festival and give it early credibility.
“KOMP’s Totally Politically Correct Holiday Bash,” featuring Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington, P.O.D. and Sick Puppies, hits The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel on Dec. 15. Tickets start at $39.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday at The Joint box office, 4455 Paradise Road, and Ticketmaster outlets.