The Rolling Stones are as well known for the band members’ highly public and often troubled personal journeys as they are for their chart-topping music and flashy concerts. With eight consecutive #1 albums in the U.S., over 200 million in record sales and decades of sold-out live shows, the Stones are arguably the greatest rock […]
The SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL kicked off last night at the House of Blues with a ceremony celebrating the legendary Ozzy Osbourne. Close friends like Billy Morrison, comedian Jim Norton, Henry Rollins, Tommy Lee, Slash, Billy Bob Thornton and, via video, Jimmy Kimmel and Motorhead’s Lemmy Kilmister all praised Ozzy’s tremendous contributions as a member […]
(Photo Credit): Universal Music The first song on his first album began with strings, sustaining a hauntingly beautiful chord which faded into the song “To The Morning;” a song of hope invoking the day with the lyric, “There is really nothing left to say but ‘come on, morning.’” “Birds”, the last song on this, his […]
Wednesday, October 7 DAVID KNOPFLER of DIRE STRAITS Doors at 6:00pm, Show at 8:00pm $25 adv, $30 at door Founder of Rock group Dire Straits, David has subsequently faithfully pursued his own musical vision, writing and producing his own compositions on ten solo CDs to date. Knopfler has been fortunate enough to reach a wide […]
For too many people in the 21st century, music has become little more than something to burn. But for the band SOMETHING TO BURN, music remains everything it was ever meant to be, and more. SOMETHING TO BURN bridge the gap between rock and roll’s heady past and its uncertain future on their debut album […]
(Photo Credit): Courtesy of American Rebel PR Scott Weiland, legendary lead singer of Stone Temple Pilots and multi Grammy award-winning artist, performed live at The Roxy in Los Angeles on September 9th to promote the launch of his new men’s clothing line, Weiland for English Laundry. He arrived styled in a Weiland for English Laundry […]
Michael Bolton has teamed up with Lady Gaga who helped pen songs for his forthcoming new album. The singer revealed he had no idea who the pop sensation was before being approached by her. “I was taking a break from production when my manager and the label tag-teamed me on the phone about writing with […]
(Source): Kiss Army News Coming in October is the limited edition KISS MM’s. We just love the pic, don’t you?
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(Photo Credit): Courtesy of Blue Note Records) Multiple Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Norah Jones has announced the title and release date of her upcoming album, The Fall, her fourth studio album which will be released by EMI’s Blue Note Records on November 17. Jones has also revealed the cover artwork for the album, which […]
(Source): Goldmine Magazine “I, Doll: Life and Death with the New York Dolls” by Arthur Kane “Irrespective of who says what, the New York Dolls were America’s best rock band; and who would guess that within the looming spectre of Arthur Kane in hatchet-drag, there hid a deeply gentle man of all-encompassing goodness?” — Morrissey […]
“A new generation of listeners has latched on to the exceptional songwriting and still-dazzling vocal abilities.” – Los Angeles Times, 9.2.09 Over the last few years, a resurgence has been building for Daryl Hall and John Oates as documented in this 2008 story in the LA Times by Ann Powers http://tinyurl.com/DHall-JOatesLATimes. From the success of the web […]
(Photo Credit): Courtesy of WB Current Spin magazine cover stars Muse have scored their first No. 1 single with “Uprising,” which currently sits atop the Mediabase Alternative Rock radio chart. The track is the first single from the band’s upcoming brand-new album The Resistance, which will be introduced to the public via an exclusive listening party on MySpace on September […]
Dave Matthews Band’s Big Whiskey and the GrooGrux King (RCA), has been certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The album debuted at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 in June 2009, marking the band’s fifth consecutive studio album to enter the chart in the top position – thus tying Dave Matthews Band with Metallica as the only […]
Today, September 9, 2009 (9-9-9) marks the highly anticipated release of the entire original Beatles catalogue, which has been digitally re-mastered for the first time, for worldwide CD distribution – and the release of “The Beatles: Rock Band” video game.
2008 saw the Queen of Rock “n” Roll, Tina Turner return to the live circuit and announce the ‘Tina Turner’s 50th Anniversary Concert Tour’ much to the delight of her fans. The tour kicked off in Kansas in October 2008 and continued for six months visiting over ten countries in two continents. Tina performed an […]
Academy and Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum artist Melissa Etheridge has been added to the star-studded line-up of performers at the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum’s All for the Hall Los Angelesfundraiser, which will take place on Thursday, October 1, at Club Nokia in Los Angeles. Etheridge joins previously announced performers Vince Gill, […]
KILL HANNAH rose out of Chicago’s underground over a decade ago, defined by romance and ferocity–the band, in fact, was named after singer Mat Devine’s first girlfriend who messed him up when she dumped Mat as a kid. KILL HANNAH–whose line-up includes Devine (vocals/guitars),Dan Wiese (guitar, background vocals), Greg Corner (bass) and Elias Mallin (drums)–introduce […]
Continuing its efforts to promote new talent, the VANS WARPED TOUR has announced “Next Warped Nashville,” a Vans Warped Tour® stage set to debut at this year’s Next BIG Nashville Music Festival and Conference on October 10. Next Warped Nashville will feature performances from Warped bands Therefore I Am, VersaEmerge and Conditions, along with several […]
(Photo Credit): Courtesy of WB Records Singer/songwriter Jason Reeves will hit the road for an acoustic tour this fall, performing select dates at several music festival, colleges, and nightclubs up and down the West Coast, including a stop at the Hotel Café in Los Angeles on November 12th. Reeves also recently opened a secret show […]