Music Review: ALA.NI's alluring debut recounts affair

ALA.NI, “You & I” (Missing Piece Records) ALA.NI’s sleek, crystalline vocals recount the full cycle of an autobiographical, year-long affair on “You & I,” her alluring debut created in a very determined yet timeless style. A former backing...

Peter Criss, Kiss' founding Catman, saying goodbye to stage

AP Photo/Wayne Parry NEW YORK (AP) — Goodbye Kitty: Peter Criss can finally come home. No longer playing with the boys, the co-founder of the rock group Kiss and co-author of its hit single, “Beth,” is retiring from the concert stage with a show to let him say...

Malaysia rejects US claims over assets said stolen from 1MDB

AP Photo/Joshua Paul KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A Malaysian sovereign wealth fund has rejected U.S. Justice Department allegations over money laundering and alleged theft of a treasure trove of assets including diamonds, a yacht and private jet and penthouse apartments....

Bob Seger catalog now available for streaming

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Seger is finally letting you stream his music. The 72-year-old singer announced Friday that 12 of his albums would be available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music and other platforms. Ten of the Seger albums are also available for digital download for...

From bleeps of 'Pong' and 'Mario,' game music comes of age

AP Photo/Richard Drew PARIS (AP) — The electronic bleeps and squawks of “Tetris,” ”Donkey Kong” and other generation-shaping games that you may never have thought of as musical are increasingly likely to be playing at a philharmonic concert hall near...

2 members of Ohio family band dead, 1 hospitalized

BEACH CITY, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating a double homicide and attempted suicide involving members of an Ohio family band known for its bluegrass music. The Stark County Sheriff’s Office says two family members are dead and a third, believed to be the shooter,...

Conspiracy theorist vows to release full Kelly interview

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says he'll release an unedited version of his controversial interview with Megyn Kelly set to air Sunday on NBC….

The Latest: Bat-Signal at LA City Hall honors Adam West

AP Photo/Mark Elias LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a Los Angeles tribute to Batman actor Adam West (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Los Angeles has become Gotham City as the Bat-Signal glows at City Hall. Hundreds of fans – some in costume – cheered Thursday night...

Absent Jay Z inducted to Songwriters Hall by Obama via video

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Z, whose wife Beyonce is expecting twins soon, was absent from the 2017 Songwriters Hall of Fame, where he was inducted by a charismatic longtime fan: former U.S. President Barack Obama. Obama, appearing in a taped video, told the audience Thursday that...

Dr. Dre pledges $10M for Compton High performing arts center

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Dre is pledging $10 million toward the construction of a performing arts center at Compton High School. The Compton Unified School District said Thursday that the rapper-producer will help raise additional funds for the new facility, which is...