Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Perry "Buddy" Buie, a songwriter and producer who helped form the Atlanta Rhythm Section and then fuel its success with the lyrics he wrote for the band, has died. He was 74.
On the night of July 25, 1965, Bob Dylan strode onto a stage at the Newport Folk Festival, plugged in an electric guitar and gave the music world a shock.
British jazz pianist John Taylor has died after suffering a heart attack onstage at a music festival in France, the show's organizers said.
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Bon Iver's Justin Vernon is throwing a major jam this weekend in his hometown of Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
On the fringes of the MTV era, Faith No More started confounding audiences with hard-edged rock that brought in funk, hip-hop and even samba and polka.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
A planned concert by U.S. pop group Maroon 5 in mainland China has been canceled, the promoter said, prompting speculation that authorities refused permission because a band member met the exiled Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama.
U.S. alternative rockers Wilco surprised the music world by releasing for free an unexpected new album, entitled "Star Wars."
Folk rock legend Neil Young has vowed to pull his music off streaming sites, complaining that even old cassettes had better sound than the online platforms.
Friday, July 17, 2015
The pop noir singer Lana Del Rey enjoyed a flurry of interest as she debuted a song from her upcoming album that returns to themes of rough, troubled love.