Weezer Dons Barbershop Quartet Stripes for ‘Buddy Holly’ on Tonight Show

By DONNA BALANCIA Weezer made a visit to “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” performing “Buddy Holly” in barbershop quartet-style, and a new song off the upcoming Black Album called “Living in LA.” The Tuesday […]


Morrissey All-Covers Album, ‘California Son,’ Features LP, Billie Joe Armstrong, More

By DONNA BALANCIA Morrissey hosts a bevy of stars on his latest all-covers album, California Son, including Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Petra Haden and LP. Morrissey wasn’t joking when he told us last […]


Watch Oscars: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper Perform ‘Shallow’ Duet from ‘A Star Is Born’

By DONNA BALANCIA Watch here: Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga gave a heart-rending performance of “Shallow” at the Academy Awards on Sunday. The two duplicated an impromptu performance they pulled off at Lady Gaga’s Las […]


Karen O and Danger Mouse Debut ‘Lux Prima’ Art Installation at Marciano Art

By DONNA BALANCIA Karen O and Danger Mouse will debut their multi-sensory art installation “An Encounter with Lux Prima,” this spring at Los Angeles’ Marciano Art Foundation. With the installation, the duo, whose new album […]


Wild Honey Foundation Presents ‘The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society’ on Saturday

By JOHN DALY Wild Honey Foundation will present The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society album in its entirety as a fundraiser for the Autism Think Tank on Saturday at the historic Alex Theatre.  The event will take […]

Classic Rock

Heart to Hit The Road with Joan Jett, Sheryl Crow and Brandi Carlile for ‘Love Alive’ Tour

By JOHN DALY Heart, the sisters from the 1970s who gave rock music a strong but feminine feel, will hit the road with Joan Jett, Sheryl Crow and Brandi Carlile for the “Love Alive” tour […]


GRAMMYs: Childish Gambino and Kacey Musgraves Big Winners at Lackluster GRAMMY Show, Winners List

By DONNA BALANCIA Lady Gaga, Diana Ross and Dolly Parton carried the GRAMMY Awards broadcast on CBS Sunday night, in one of the most lackluster awards shows on record.  “This Is America” by Childish Gambino, […]

Shinedown tops Hot New Videos Vol. 4

California Rocker ‘Hot New Videos Vol. 4’ Playlist: Shinedown, Billie Eilish, Larkin Poe and Avicii Tribute

California Rocker Hot New Music Videos Vol. 4 features new productions by Shinedown, Larkin Poe and Ionnalee’s tribute to Avicii. Billie Eilish, who announced a world tour, represents with “Bury a Friend.” In each volume of […]

Classic Rock

Keith Richards: Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert of Toots and The Maytals a ‘Genuine Chap’

By JOHN DALY Keith Richards said he has fond memories of working with Frederick Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals on the famous song “Pressure Drop.” “I was just very pleased to be working […]