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Ex-Inmate Musician Returns To Jail With Guitars

AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home

LOS ANGELES -- He spent two years in a federal lockup for trying to sell cocaine to undercover agents, and all Wayne Kramer can think about these days...

Legendary Detroit Musician Dies

AP | By SOLVEJ SCHOU | Posted 02.24.2012 | Detroit

LOS ANGELES -- Michael Davis, the bassist of influential late 1960s rock band MC5, has died of liver failure, his wife said Saturday. He was 68. Davi...

Rock Music's Political Thump Turns to Thud

Jason Schmitt | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home
Jason Schmitt

The apathy of the last decade seems to have lifted. And truth will emerge, the way it always has, through the murky waters of social critique. We need more leaders. We need more anthems.

Wanda Jackson Parties On: Every Inch an Elvis

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
S.X. Rosenstock

With her brand-spanking-new Jack White-produced album, The Party Ain't Over, Wanda Jackson, 73, is making her case not for mere rock and roll relevance. She's cementing her status as royalty.

"Shakin' All Over": A Playlist for Southern California and Mexico

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here -- from a guy who just left San Diego -- is a playlist to calm your nerves while there's a whole lot of shakin' going on.

My "Detroit Medley": A Playlist for Our Motor City

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I forever owe Detroit a huge debt of gratitude, as does anybody who's loved contemporary music this past half century. Before we bailed Detroit out, Detroit bailed us out of a lot of boredom and bad moods.

Almost Famous: On the Road with Nico Vega (Part 4)

Mihal Freinquel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mihal Freinquel

An interview with the musicians, the lovers, the forces to be reckoned with - some of the most positive, thoughtful, supportive, open people I have ever met and spent time with: Nico Vega.