Entertainment

‘Lil’ Ol’ Band From Texas’ ZZ Top still rocking

By Alan Sculley For the Call ZZ Top fans last fall received the chance to enjoy something the group has rarely done in a career that now stretches more than 40 years — a live album. Titled “Live — Greatest Hits From Around the Globe,” the album features concert performances of 15 of the best-known

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Boston’s Tom Scholz still rocking at 70

By Alan Sculley For the Call Tom Scholz celebrated the 40th anniversary of the blockbuster debut album by his band, Boston, last year. This year, he’s marked another milestone — his 70th birthday. But this is one 70-year-old rocker who doesn’t look or act that age. Still tall and slender with a full head of

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Metallica returns to roots with latest album

By ALAN SCULLEY For the Call It’s said absence makes the heart grow fonder. That seems to have been the case for Metallica. Despite going eight years between studio albums and not doing a full-fledged tour for more than six years, Metallica may have returned more popular than at any time in the past 25

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Maureen McGovern to perform at the Sheldon

The Sheldon will present Maureen McGovern at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 17, in the perfect acoustics of the Sheldon Concert Hall. A two-time Grammy-nominated vocalist, McGovern celebrates the music of the 1960s and ’70s, performing the timeless songs of the Beatles, Carole King, Bob Dylan and more from her latest album, “A Long and Winding

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RADIOHEAD

Byline: By ALAN SCULLEY For the Call With its three most recent CDs, 2000’s “Kid A,” 2001’s “Amnesiac” and the recently released “Hail to the Thief,” Radiohead has done more to reinvent their musical image than any other band or artist in recent memory.

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For the Deftones, the music is what matters

Byline: By ALAN SCULLEY For the Call The Deftones’ 2000 CD, “White Pony” gave the Sacramento, Calif.-band a commercial breakthrough, producing a hit single in “Change (In the House of Flies)” and becoming the first million-selling re-lease in the Deftones’ career.

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Korn continues to prove it’’s ‘‘Untouchable’’

By ALAN SCULLEY For the Call Since Korn released its latest platinum-plus CD, “Untouchables,” last year, plenty of critics and fans have noted that “Untouchables” puts a stronger melodic accent on the band’s sound with vocalist Jonathan Davis, in particular, showcasing more of his singing capabilities.

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