1. Justin Bieber Chase May Lead to Charges Under 2010 Anti-Paparazzi Law

    July 18, 2012 10:00 PM EDT The Los Angeles city attorney's office is weighing whether to file its first case under the 2010 anti-paparazzi law thanks to a photographer's pursuit of Justin Bieber . The July 6 high-speed chase landed the 18-year-old singer a speeding ticket for driving over 80 mph in a 65 mph…

  2. Triple A Radio Breaking Rookie Stars

    July 17, 2012 9:05 AM EDT A steady stream of hit newcomers is fulfilling the niche rock format's tastemaker potential. Triple A radio is producing some major league hits. The niche format (whose nickname is shorthand for "adult album alternative") nurtured the top Billboard Hot 100 title of 2011, Adele …

  3. Don Was Is Busy: Talks Rolling Stones, Van Morrison & Detroit Love

    July 13, 2012 12:40 PM EDT Grammy Award-winning producer and Blue Note Records president Don Was (the Rolling Stones, Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan) is giving some love to his home town's jazz scene. Was (ne Fagenson) is back in Detroit this week for his annual All-Star Revue at the 20th Concert of Colors festival. But…

  4. Dennis Flemion of the Frogs Missing, Presumed Dead

    July 10, 2012 10:15 AM EDT Dennis Flemion, half of cult lo-fi duo the Frogs , has been missing since Saturday (July 7) when he went for a swim and failed to resurface during a family and friends boating trip in Racine County, Wis. Milwaukee's NBC affiliate WTMJ reports that divers were searching the lake on Monday…

  5. Club in Chris Brown-Drake Brawl Has License Suspended

    June 27, 2012 12:05 PM EDT Nearly two weeks after Chris Brown 's alleged brawl with Drake , New York state has suspended the liquor license of the nightclub made famous for the incident involving the hip-pop rivals. On Tuesday (June 26), the State Liquor Authority called an emergency meeting over incidents at Soho…

  6. Beach Boys Talk 'Another Album Together'

    June 27, 2012 11:55 AM EDT Mike Love on Band's Future, Label Reaction & the 'Only Drawback' of the Reunion Though the Beach Boys ' 50th anniversary reunion tour comes to an end on Sept. 28 in London, Mike Love says the quintet may, well, do it again, both on the road and in the recording studio.…

  7. Alan Rickman to Play CBGB Founder in Biopic

    May 14, 2012 4:45 PM EDT Alan Rickman has signed on to play the legendary owner and founder of CBGB in Randall Miller and Jody Savin's project revolving the seminal New York rock club. Miller will direct the picture from a script he and Savin wrote together. They hope to begin shooting in June. Rickman will play…

  8. Sammy Hagar Planning a 'Four Decades of Rock' Show for September

    May 11, 2012 11:15 AM EDT Though touring with Chickenfoot is taking up some of his time, Sammy Hagar has deemed 2012 "an experimental year" as he tries out some other live performing concepts he may pursue next year. "I want to do more than just go play an arena or something again," the Red Rocker…

  9. Beach Boys Talk Reunion Tour: No Holograms 'Yet'

    April 30, 2012 7:54 PM EDT A "miracle." That's the word Al Jardine not-so-jokingly uses to describe the latest Beach Boys reunion - this one consisting of himself and fellow founding Beach Boys Brian Wilson and Mike Love, as well as longtime players Bruce Johnston and David Marks. After decades of…

  10. Coachella 2012: 10 Best Performances of Both Weekends

    April 23, 2012 11:35 AM EDT This year, Southern California got two Coachellas for the price of one. The unprecedented model of having identical festivals on consecutive weekends not only meant that more fans got to have fun in the blazing sun, it also gave the artists two chances to bring their A-game to the desert. Set…

  11. Coachella 2012: 12 Things Seen & Heard Friday

    April 14, 2012 10:15 AM EDT Pulp, Mazzy Star, James, Refused... (What Decade Is This?) Also: Scorching Rock From Black Keys & Gary Clark, Jr. on Day 1 More than the dry wit of Pulp , Swedish punk of Refused or the trippy pyrotechnics of Swedish House Mafia , the opening day of the opening weekend of Coachella 2012…

  12. Jerry Lee Lewis Weds Cousin's Ex-Wife

    March 30, 2012 9:32 AM EDT After famously tying the knot with his 13-year-old cousin in 1957, 76-year-old Lewis marries another member of his extended family Jerry Lee Lewis , famous for being a rock-n-roll trailblazer in the 1950s, a career nearly derailed after he married his 13-year-old cousin (once removed) Myra…

  13. Guns N' Roses Have 'No Real Plans' For Rock Hall Performance

    March 22, 2012 10:00 AM EDT Nobody, it seems -- including current and former band members -- know whether Guns N' Roses will wind up playing at their April 12 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction in Cleveland. But they'll certainly be in close enough proximity to talk about it. "We're all sitting at…

  14. Jay-Z Rocks SXSW in Hit-Heavy Concert

    March 13, 2012 10:35 AM EDT Jay-Z , rapper/mogul/Blue Ivy's dad, played one of the most anticipated SXSW events Monday night, with a set list heavy on hits and at least partially crowd-sourced. In addition to soliciting fan feedback for his set, Jay-Z at times let the crowd at the Moody Theater in Austin take over…

  15. Estelle Returns, Fresh Off A Smash Single and Breakup, with 'All of Me'

    March 02, 2012 3:15 PM EST "I be international. Catch me all around the world," Estelle purrs on "International (Serious)," a towering electro-hip-hop cut featuring Chris Brown and Trey Songz that appears on the British singer's long-delayed third album, "All of Me." "That's…

  16. MC5's Michael Davis Remembered by Wayne Kramer, Ted Nugent

    February 21, 2012 9:20 AM EST As word of his Feb. 17 death spread, musical colleagues remembered MC5 bassist Michael Davis of the MC5 as a key ingredient in the group's "Kick Out the Jams" chemistry that combined ferocity with creative ambition, creating a template for punk rock during the late 60s. "…

  17. Beach Boys Reunion Begins at Grammys, With Foster the People & Maroon 5

    February 08, 2012 12:40 PM EST The surviving members of The Beach Boys will perform together for the first time in more than 20 years at Sunday's Grammy Awards (Feb. 12) in a joint appearance with sun-drenched nominees Foster The People and Maroon 5 , it was announced on Wednesday. Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine,…

  18. 'The Voice': New Contestants, Hidden Pasts

    February 07, 2012 2:40 PM EST If you don't make it to the finals on one TV singing show, change your hometown, your predicament and musical buddy when you head to another. Or so it goes on the second night of "The Voice" season two premiere last night (Feb. 6). That path was taken by one Jamar Rogers, seen…

  19. Ja Rule Gets Advice On Stocks & Education While In Prison

    February 02, 2012 12:00 PM EST NEW YORK (AP) -- Ja Rule has been getting advice behind bars from two once high-powered men: ex-New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi and ex-Tyco International CEO Dennis Kozlowski. The rapper, born Jeffrey Atkins, is serving two years for gun possession at Mid-State Correctional Facility in…

  20. Willie Nelson Plays Kucinich Fundraiser in Ohio

    January 30, 2012 8:05 PM EST Country music icon Willie Nelson has come to Ohio to sing out in support of an old friend , U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich. Nelson performed a sold-out benefit for the congressman on Sunday in Lorain, about 25 miles west of Cleveland. The star previously campaigned for Kucinich during his long…

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