1980s band Culture Club reunites for a tour coming to Kansas City on Wednesday. Boy George dishes about Adele, Prince, Brexit, Donald Trump and Arnold Schwarzenegger. And he talks about the legacy of his band.
They opened with “The Way the Lazy Do.” If there’s a standard Dr. Dog sound, it lies in songs like this: tuneful, organic, soulful. Dr. Dog is touring on “The Psychedelic Swamp,” a revamped and remodeled version of the debut album they decided not to release more than 15 years ago.
The estate of musician Randy California, of Los Angeles rock band Spirit, intends to appeal the jury verdict last month that found that Led Zeppelin did not lift music that formed the basis for the group's hit "Stairway to Heaven" from an earlier Spirit instrumental, "Taurus," court documents show.
Beyonce's "Lemonade" has emerged as a serious award season contender. The concept musical drama, which recently landed four Emmy nods, dominates the crop of nominees for the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards, which the network unveiled Tuesday.
We the Kings' tour bus is parked in a Scranton, Pa., lot, positioned next to a line of Warped Tour fans that stretches out of sight. Travis Clark, frontman for the 11-year-old Bradenton, Fla., heavy-guitar pop band, is in the front compartment, behind tinted windows, watching the customers. "People keep using our mirror by the windshield," he says from his cellphone. "They come really close and are checking their makeup, and dudes come by and are checking them out. They have no idea we're all staring at them."