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‘Chappelle’s Show’: THR’s 2003 Review

On Jan. 22, 2003, Comedy Central premiered Chappelle’s Show at 10:30 pm. The Dave Chappelle variety series went on to run for 28 episodes over three years. The Hollywood Reporter’s original review is below.  This being Super Bowl week, here’s a football metaphor that describes Dave Chappelle’s new Comedy Central program: solid play calling, poor […]

Grammys 2013: Brian Wilson Talks Beach Boys Reunion Backstage

Backstage at the Grammys Pre-Telecast awards, the Beach Boys frontman's comments were typically brief and to the point.

John Fogerty Collaborates With Foo Fighters, Bob Seger, Miranda Lambert on New Album

The former Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman will release "Wrote a Song for Everyone," his ninth solo album — and first for Vanguard Records — this fall.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers at Cal State Northridge: Concert Review

The band was playing in honor of recently fired Jim Ladd, inspiration for "The Last DJ," and performed deep tracks, including two songs they'd never before played live.

Roger Daltrey Performs ‘Tommy’: Concert Review

In solid if imperfect voice, The Who’s frontman delivers a full-on experience in performing the seminal album.

Charlie Daniels Original Joel ‘Taz’ DiGregorio Dies In Crash

Keyboardist who had played with the band for more than 40 years and co-wrote "The Devil Went Down to Georgia," was driving to meet the tour bus.

Freddie Gruber, Jazz Drummer With Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, Dies at 84

The respected player's polyrhythmic style influenced such famed rock drummers as Rush's Neil Peart and session player Jim Keltner.

Rush Drummer Neil Peart To Release New Instructional DVD (Video)

A new video clip teases "Taking Center Stage" (due Oct. 14) which promises to be "the most complete overview ever documented of Neil’s approach to live performance and Rush’s music.”

Ryan Seacrest Named Network/Syndicated Radio Personality of the Year

This year's Marconi Radio Awards were presented Thursday night.

Amy Winehouse Found Dead in London Home

The 27-year old "Rehab" singer said to be found dead on Saturday.

Jeff Bridges’ Troubadour Concert: Laughs, Licks and a ‘Lebowski’ Reference

Quincy Jones, T Bone Burnett and Ryan Reynolds were among the famous friends who came to cheer the Oscar winner at his invite-only performance on Tuesday.

Rush: Concert Review

The Canadian trio works the Time Machine theme with a show that spotlights the past, present and future.