Written after the band lost guitarist and founding member Tom Searle to skin cancer, the album reflects on pain, grief and overcoming obstacles in a grueling and guttural project. Unfortunately, the album buries itself in the conventions of its genre and fails to feel truly original.
The eighth studio album from the band features 11 distinct tracks. Some of Muse’s previous albums, such as “Drones” and “The 2nd Law,” could be considered concept albums, often centering around darker themes such as warfare and government oppression.
The film’s structure works well with the plot, but the story fails to flow.
The convention was hosted and curated by producer Pharrell Williams and Japanese artist Takashi Murakami. Williams, a mogul in the music and streetwear industries, helped secure the diverse lineup of hip-hop performances and vendors for the occasion.
His groovy, electronic pop sound perfectly captured the relaxed mood created by sunlight reflecting off attendees’ content faces as they swayed to the music.
“Bohemian Rhapsody” is the story of Queen — but more importantly, the story of Mercury’s personal life and his struggles with relationships, sexuality and loneliness.
Despite the main act’s prowess, the two opening acts, Divinity Band and Shells, appeared disengaged with the audience.
Rock & Reilly’s, USC Village’s new gastropub, is a sight for sore wallets in the complex’s lineup of pricy dining options.
Netflix debuted the show’s first two episodes, “Affirmative Action” and “Saudi Arabia,” on Sunday and the remaining episodes will air in subsequent weeks.
Josh Groban, a Los Angeles native, entranced the audience with his impeccable vocals and took them through a journey of love and hope.