By John Coulston Staff writer Rock legend Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees graced the Tucker Theatre stage tonight plucking strings on his acoustic guitar and keeping his decades-old music alive. “A couple years back, John [Merchant] asked me if I would do it, and I thought what a fantastic thing to be able do, …

The historic Sam Davis Home in Smyrna held its annual ghost tours this past weekend. Included in the $5 admission were a hayride around the premises, a Halloween themed tour of the mansion and a cornucopia of ghost tales. After waiting in line in the barely tolerable cold, the tour started with a haunted hayride. …

From left to right: The album artwork for Paul McCartney's "New," Katy Perry's "Prism" and Pearl Jam's " Lightning Bolt." (FILE/Edited by John Connor Coulston)

Paul McCartney – New Paul McCartney is a legend that needs no introduction. On his 16th solo release, he combines reflective tracks with tracks inspired by his current life. Paired with production by Mark Ronson and Beatles’ producer George Martin’s son, Giles, New is exactly what a 2013 Paul McCartney album should sound like. McCartney uses a little bit of everything that has …

Maggie, Lisa and Bart Simpson as they appear in the “Oh, the Places You’ll D’oh" segment of the Simpsons' "Treehouse of Horror XXIV." (FILE)

By John Connor Coulston // Staff Writer “The Simpsons” annual “Treehouse of Horror” Halloween specials have always been one the series’ calling cards. Personally I’ve been a life-long “Simpsons” fan, and even when I missed the majority of a season, I would always tune in each October to see what the creators had concocted for the …

Ryan Kenney performs at MTSU's Tucker Theatre in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. The performance was a part of the first MTSU vs. Belmont Battle of the Bands. (MTSU Sidelines / Cat Murphy)

The first annual MTSU vs. Belmont University Battle of the Bands was held Wednesday night at Tucker Theatre. The event, which was sponsored by Music With A Purpose and Raider Entertainment, put two bands from each school against each other to see which act would win a $500 prize, as well as bragging rights for …

The cast of American Horror Story: Coven (FILE)

By John Connor Coulston // Staff Writer If you aren’t familiar with the format of American Horror Story, each season depicts completely different stories that do not intertwine in any way. The first season revolved around a haunted house, the second focused on an insane asylum, while the third is centered around—as the title suggests—a witch’s …