Family tragedy preceded the hard-rockers' return at Coachella
'I have good intentions,' bandleader says about studio sessions, 'but reality kicks in'
'Because it's so improvised, I don’t like other people controlling the songs,' indie auteur says
'We had Beyonce and Jay-Z in the front row mouthing along'
Paul McCartney's son talks about family traditions at Coachella
Singer-songwriters play private show in L.A. for KCRW
'He's a poet,' says Micky Dolenz at tour stop
Expects to play hits, a few new songs: 'Nobody wants to hear tons of new stuff. It's a nightmare'
Her early-tour Staples Center show full of class and romance
A mountain of amps and a pocketful of pop hooks at California tour kickoff
'I think we bleed more than most rock & roll bands,' says 'Howlin'' Pelle Almqvist
Strings, children's choir add to full-album performance
Opening act the Hives win over the audience with new songs and familiar hits
Nathanael West-inspired 'Dear Miss Lonelyhearts' is due out April 2nd
Performs with 157-piece orchestra at one-off event in L.A.