Whether it was drugs, alcohol or a tragic accident, many of our favorite and most beloved rock stars had their time on Earth ended prematurely. What was left was not only a feeling of extreme loss for those who inspired us greatly with their art, but also a void filled with curiosity: if given more time, what more could they have accomplished? Or, at the very least, what would they look like today?
Perfect for the music lover in your family (or yourself), this series of collectible shirts highlights the impact of numerous inductees, like Elvis, Jimi Hendrix, Les Paul, John Lennon and more.
The tour is set to kick off March 11 in Dallas and run through April 3′s Detroit show.
For the past 50 years, The Beatles have cemented themselves as icons in the music industry. However, their most recent world record might have cost them a lot of money.
The new doc isn’t so insider-y that it would alienate people who haven’t studied Hendrix’s life and music. As Smeaton says, “It gives a good overview, it touches on each of the albums. If this makes kids who have a Jimi t-shirt go out and get the records, then we’ve done our job.”
Thirty-nine years ago tonight Lou Reed rolled into The Allen Theatre accompanied by opening act Hall & Oates. And this started me thinking just how concert bills never cease to amaze me. Lou Reed and Hall & Oates? […]
The pairing of Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck for a co-headlining tour was an interesting one.
The book starts off in the pre-metal era of the ’60s, covering the Stooges, the MC5 and Alice Cooper (when “Alice Cooper” represented a band, not just the frontman). It quickly moves to the early ’70s, starting with the formation of Black Sabbath and, shortly after fellow Brummies Judas Priest.
Kurt Cobain is often argued as one of the greatest voices and songwriters in alternative rock, and with his band’s first recording turning 25, Nirvana is up for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.
Two men are in custody for their alleged connection in the defacing of Seattle’s Jimi Hendrix statue on Capitol Hill. The vandalism comes on the 43rd anniversary of his death.