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Robin Zander Rules, And I Just Talked to Him

Christian Josi | Posted 03.30.2014 | Arts
Christian Josi

It is strangely easy to forget how awesome -- and important -- Robin Zander and Cheap Trick are when you're talking rock'n'roll -- or just Things That Are Cool. And it's similarly easy to forget that Robin himself is arguably the greatest, most perfect rock star ever. EVER, people.

21 Rock Song Titles That Would Make Terrible Bar Pickup Lines

John K. Herr | Posted 03.28.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

"I want you to want me." -- Cheap Trick "Don't stand so close to me." -- The Police "I wanna be sedated." -- The Ramones "I know what boys like." -...

Jon Ward

Scott Brown May Be Warming To The Idea Of A Senate Run In New Hampshire

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 12.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown (R) is "warming to the idea" of a run for a U.S. Senate seat in New Hampshire, but still thinks ...

Heart and Soul2Soul: Tim McGraw Gives Illinois Granny His Guitar

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.09.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Christmas came 17 days early for Linda Kennedy. Sitting in Section 2, Row F of the $40 million Venetian Theatre in Las Vegas on December 8, the grandmother of four who lives in Rockford, Illinois, got more than a terrific show from Tim McGraw and Faith Hill.

F1 Comes to Austin: For Fans Still Hard to Define and Find, There Is, for Real, a Fan Fest

Phil West | Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment
Phil West

The Austin Fan Fest is, frankly, puzzling if not downright alarming for Austinites not used to all this flash. In fact, there's a popular city slogan, "Keep Austin Weird," indicivative of the civic pride bound up in being eclectic and eccentric.

Band's Drummer Shocked To Find Himself Left Off New Song

Posted 09.12.2012 | Entertainment

Cheap Trick drummer Bun E. Carlos was surprised to find himself left off a new recording by the band. The song, which is included in a Christmas album...

Catching Up With Radney Foster and Bill Lloyd, Plus Exclusives From Van Ghost and Unstoppable Death Machines

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Solidarity Concert For Pussy Riot, Trillectro, Cheap Trick: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 10, 11, 12

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.10.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 10 1. Solidarity Concert For Pussy Riot Outside The Russian Embassy Let's try this again. 5 p.m., all ages, no cover 2...

Mike Birbiglia At DC Improv: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 7

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.07.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 7 1. Mike Birbiglia At DC Improv The "This American Life"-approved stand up isn't usually thought of as a stand up. Due ...

Rock Hit Maker Shares His Plan B

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.14.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

For Tom Werman, producing is producing, whether it's a multi-platinum album by Mötley Crue or a "Tomelette" -- Werman's signature breakfast treat at Stonover Farm, the popular New England Bed & Breakfast he runs with his wife Suky.

Dog Ears Music: What We Really Want For ChristmasChanukahKwanzaa

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.22.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Neil Young, Bronski Beat, Cheap Trick, Hafdis Huld, The Beatles, and other artists.

Cheap Trick To Open Music Venue, Museum In Chicago

AP | Posted 01.11.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The rock band Cheap Trick plans to open a museum and music venue on Chicago's South Side. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Thursday that the ...

Stage Comes Down During Cheap Trick Concert

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 09.17.2011 | Home

The main stage at the Ottawa Bluefest came crashing down Sunday right in the middle of a Cheap Trick set, injuring 4 people including one in serious c...

WATCH: Cheap Trick's Cinco De Mayo Surprise

Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment

Cheap Trick have unearthed their first hit single “Surrender” more than thirty years after it climbed up the charts, only this time it has been re...

Thirty Years Of Sublime Rock 'n' Roll: A Conversation With Marshall Crenshaw, Plus Chatting With Petra Haden, Cory Mon and Wes Kirkpatrick

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.11.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Back in 1981, Marshall Crenshaw's single "Something's Gonna Happen" was released on Shake Records, initiating his string of critically acclaimed classic albums and 45s. Now Marshall, celebrating 30 years of music-making, sits down to talk.

HuffPost Video Exclusive: R.E.M.'s "Überlin," Plus Conversations with David Lowery and Cowboy Junkies' Michael Timmins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The following video, "Überlin," is R.E.M.'s latest offering, premiering exclusively on HuffPost.

One More Once: A Listen Back at the Records That Made 2010 More Bearable

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

As a cranky, sleep-deprived new parent in the throes of box sets by hipsters, I declared (on Twitter, no less) that there was absolutely no need for me to hear Kanye's latest magnum opus. Until I heard a track on YouTube.

'When the Deal Goes Down': A Taxing Playlist for a Tax Deal

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

It's always been hard to make a fun, catchy argument for higher taxes in America. Here, then, is my taxing playlist for background music as America plays "Let's Make A Tax Deal."

From No Chocolate Cake to a Reckoning: Conversations with Gin Blossoms, Luke Doucet, and Tony Lunn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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"TV Is the Thing This Year": My Playlist for the Emmy Awards

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Far be it for me to ever correct the Boss, but as it turns out Bruce Springsteen was not a true televisionary; there are not "57 Channels And Nothing On" these days. Please tune in Sunday night, and see for yourself.

Spot The Difference: A Conversation With Squeeze, Plus Don Henley Gets an Apology

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Squeeze's new album Spot The Difference is a revisit of previous hits and classics. As the title suggests, it's literally hard to spot the difference on many of these songs. Why did they record a project like this?

Best Coast Brings Sun-Soaked Sounds to Sweltering Seaport (FREE MP3)

Ben Bromberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ben Bromberg

Last Friday, the South Street Seaport held another free concert as part of the River To River Festival, bringing free music to outdoor venues around...

"Freedom Isn't Free": A Loving Playlist for the American Heroes of "South Park"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I love that Matt and Trey do not care who they offend in the pursuit of amusing themselves and a watching world. I support them with all my heart & soul right until the point where it puts me in any actual danger.

HuffPost Review: Neil Young's Illustrated History, Plus a Conversation With Taylor Hanson, and a Q&A with Mathew Vlasic, Sony's President of Archive 1887

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2010-06-10-neilYoung.jpg Flipping through Long May You Run: The Illustrated History -- a picture perfect documentation of Neil Young's musical story and beyond -- is the equivalent of listening to his music in an altered state.

Author (Still) Unknown: The Brilliant Music and Star-Crossed Career of Jason Falkner

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

If you amassed a decent music collection during the '90s and '00s, then there's a good chance you own at least one record on which Jason Falkner has played, written or produced.