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Black Sabbath say last rites on touring in homecoming

LONDON (AFP) - Black Sabbath, the pioneers of heavy metal, ended their last-ever tour with a final concert in Birmingham, their home town where it all began nearly 50 years ago. The godfathers of th...

Updated : 2017.02.06 14:45

Veteran singer Lee Hyori gears up to return to spotlight

K-pop diva Lee Hyori is preparing to return to the spotlight after a four-year absence. Lee left for Australia to shoot a fashion pictorial on Jan. 26 which many have taken as a signal of her long-a...

Updated : 2017.02.03 17:57

Lady Gaga says Super Bowl halftime show is ‘for everyone’

Lady Gaga said she hopes her Super Bowl halftime show will celebrate ``inclusion’‘ and the ``spirit of equality’‘ during a time of national division. ``This performance is for everyone. I want t...

Updated : 2017.02.03 16:58

Twice drops teaser image ahead of Feb. 20 album release

K-pop icon Twice on Thursday announced via Twitter and Facebook that its new album will be released on Feb. 20. The group posted a teaser image of the new album with the words “Twice 02.20 0 AM Kno...

Updated : 2017.02.02 14:53

Zion.T talks about two sides of fame with ‘00’

Many say bad publicity is better than complete obscurity; just ask US President Donald Trump, the walking embodiment of controversy. But fame and success often have strings attached, and what follow...

Updated : 2017.02.02 14:50

Jazz and classical come together at snowcapped PyeongChang

The PyeongChang Winter Music Festival, the winter edition of the annual Great Mountains Music Festival, returns this year once again with an offering of jazz and classical music. Launched last year ...

Updated : 2017.02.01 18:16

Bassist Nathan East to perform in Korea

Bassist Nathan East, founding member of jazz quartet Fourplay, will perform in Korea on Feb. 26. The legendary bass player’s performance comes after the Jan. 27 release of his second solo album “R...

Updated : 2017.02.01 15:09

Zion.T sweeps charts with new album, says G-Dragon ‘helped sound cool’

Hip-hop artist Zion.T made a splash on the local charts with his new album “00” on Wednesday, notching up top spots in major online music charts. “The Song” by Zion.T debuted at No. 1 in eight m...

Updated : 2017.02.01 15:08

Chick Corea Elektric Band to perform in March

Original members of the jazz legend Chick Corea Elektric Band will perform for the first time in Korea on March 8. The five-member band will hold the concert at the LG Art Center located in Yeoksam-...

Updated : 2017.01.31 16:49

Black Pink's 'Boombayah' tops 100 mln YouTube views

The "Boombayah" music video by Black Pink, one of K-pop's biggest breakout stars from last year, has racked up more than 100 million views on YouTube, the group's agency said Tuesday. (Yonhap) Acco...

Updated : 2017.01.31 11:21

After life performing Tchaikovsky, conductor keeps discovering

NEW YORK (AFP) -- As a boy in St. Petersburg, Semyon Bychkov would scrounge to buy second-hand Tchaikovsky scores with pocket change from lunch money given by his mother. Living in a communal apartm...

Updated : 2017.01.25 13:29

G-Dragon holds exhibition in Paris

G-Dragon is holding a private exhibition from Sunday through Wednesday in Paris. (G-Dragon's Instagram) The artist unveiled some photos of the exclusive event, titled “Peaceminusone,” through his...

Updated : 2017.01.24 17:00

Dynamic Duo and EXO Chen’s ‘Nosedive’ beats ‘Guardian’, Suzy

(Loen Entertainment) Hip-hop duo Dynamic Duo and Chen from EXO collaborated on a new song titled “Nosedive,” which shot straight to the top of the charts on Tuesday. The song beat stiff competiti...

Updated : 2017.01.24 16:47

G-Dragon's 'Crooked' music video tops 100 mln YouTube views

(Yonhap) G-Dragon's "Crooked" music video has racked up more than 100 million views on YouTube, becoming his sixth song to reach the milestone figure, according to his agency Tuesday. View count fo...

Updated : 2017.01.24 13:15

BTS to release new album Feb. 13

(Yonhap) South Korean K-pop group BTS (Bangtan Boys) will release its new album on Feb. 13, its management agency said Monday. Big Hit Entertainment said the new album, "Wings: You Never Walk Alone...

Updated : 2017.01.23 18:32