Lawyers suing members of rock supergroup Led Zeppelin say their client is willing to settle a lawsuit over the band’s most famous song--a claim potentially worth millions of dollars — for just $1. The catch is that band members Robert Plant and Jimmy Page would have to give the late musician Randy California a writing credit on the iconic 1971 rock ballad “Stairway to Heaven.” And that’s probably worth a lot more than a buck.
LOS ANGELES — Before his death, fans searching online for Prince were likely to find just a handful of his performance videos and almost none of his recorded music. In the days since he died, YouTube and other uploading sites have been flooded with hundreds of hours of the superstar musician’s songs, concert footage, TV appearances and music videos.
Following Prince’s death last week, the nation mourned. Condolences and tributes poured out of cities and social media sites, honoring the Purple One. The Internet swelled with thought-pieces and reflections.
When she answered her phone for an interview recently, Santigold was emerging from a tour bus that had been stranded on a Colorado roadside for a day by a snowstorm. But she sounded no worse for the experience, in keeping with a career that has weathered every challenge.
In its native Japan, One Ok Rock plays arenas. Stadiums, even. In America, where the band released its first English-language album, "35xxxv," last fall, One Ok Rock considers itself fortunate to be third-billed on the Monster Energy Outbreak club tour.
MINNEAPOLIS -- There were no signs of trauma on Prince's body when he was found unresponsive at his home in suburban Minneapolis, and suicide isn't suspected in the musician's death, the local sheriff said Friday.
With musical biopics, so often the most crucial element -- the music -- becomes a solo act, accompanied by little-to-nothing in the way of strong visual corollaries to that music. You get the outline of a tormented genius' life, and a misguided, reverential sense of respect, but no cinema; no life in that life.
CHANHASSEN, Minn. — Pop superstar Prince, who was widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist.