NEW YORK (AP) — Guitarist Andy Gill, who supplied the scratching, seething sound that fueled the highly influential British punk band Gang of Four, died Saturday, according to a statement from the...
NEW YORK (AP) — If you listen closely to Tom Morello's new album, you'll hear a 24-year-old guitar riff. He's been patiently waiting since the mid-1990s to finally unleash it.
The song "Vigilante Nocturno" contains a riff he wrote during recording sessions for Rage Against the Machine's "Evil Empire" but never found its way into a song. So it went into Morello's stockpile.
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NEW YORK (AP) — When it comes to protest music, there's the subtle stuff and the really angry stuff. The all-star band Prophets of Rage takes the latter to a whole new grab-you-by-the-throat level.
Their volcanic self-titled debut album tackles racism, poverty, drones, homelessness, police injustice, marijuana legalization, capitalism, national borders, the wealth gap and gun violence.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Music's elite and Hollywood stars remembered Chris Cornell at a somber memorial service Friday that focused on the Soundgarden frontman's love of family and friends as much as it did on his musical achievements as one of rock's leading voices.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on memorial services Friday for late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell (all times local):
Chris Cornell's memorial service has ended and mourners are headed to the rocker's burial site as Temple of the Dog's "All Night Thing" plays.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chuck Berry's final studio album will be released on June 16.
The album, titled "CHUCK," was announced in October, five months before the rock pioneer's death on Saturday at the age of 90.
"CHUCK" is Berry's first album since 1979's "Rock It." Dualtone Records says eight of the 10 new recordings were written by Berry, who worked on the album until 2014. Dualtone says he continued to oversee production and enlisted his family and a friend to help complete it.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles radio personality and host of the nationally syndicated show "Rockline" Bob Coburn has died. He was 68.
His radio home since 1980, Los Angeles station KLOS 95.5, announced Coburn's death on its website. The station said he died Saturday of lung cancer after being diagnosed earlier this year.