The Who’s ‘It’s Hard’ Turns 30
The Who‘s controversial and somewhat underrated tenth studio album, ‘It’s Hard,’ was released thirty years ago today (Sept. 1, 1982). Years later, singer Roger Daltrey would declare that the record never should have seen the light of day.
John Lennon’s Killer Mark David Chapman Will Face Parole Board This Week
It’s unfortunate, but the name of Mark David Chapman will continually be mentioned in the same breath of John Lennon, as the man who shot and killed the Beatles legend returns to the headlines every few years when his parole hearing comes up.
Green Day Ditch Politics for Heartfelt, Classic Rock-Inspired Songs
Green Day have mapped out a pretty significant chunk of music over the next six or so months, with a trio of albums dubbed ‘Uno,’ ‘Dos,’ and ‘Tre’ coming in succession and redefining the band’s sound. The group have reportedly had enough of the politically-based rock that dominated the last decade and have a different direction in mind.
Led Zeppelin, Queen, Deep Purple Stars Join Forces for ‘Sunflower Jam’ Benefit Show
Start making travel plans for Sept. 16, as London’s Royal Albert Hall will play host to the 2012 edition of the Sunflower Jam. The event is a night filled with music performances that will be hosted by actor Jeremy Irons.
Rolling Stones Celebrate 50 Years With New Video Montage
Most of us weren’t able to travel to London’s Somerset House to celebrate the Rolling Stones‘ 50th Anniversary last month, so a new video the band has posted will have to do.
Elton John Misses Out on Muse’s Olympic Contribution
Muse may be all over the Olympic Games with their “official song” ‘Survival,’ but there was a point where the track might have sounded a little different.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse Trot Out Several Song Debuts at Albuquerque Tour Opener
Neil Young may be 34 studio albums into his career, but that doesn’t mean he’s limited to reflecting on the past. In fact, a good portion of the Young’s tour opening set with Crazy Horse in Albuquerque Friday night (Aug. 3) was fresh for the audience.
Black Sabbath’s U.S. Return Rules Night One at Lollapalooza
It was a hot Midwestern night at Lollapalooza in Chicago, but that didn’t deter a frenzied crowd from showing their support for metal legends Black Sabbath, who made their U.S. return Friday night (Aug. 3) at Grant Park.
Fan Stabbed at Tenacious D Concert
About the last band in the world you would think would be affected by violence at a show was on Saturday night (July 28), as Tenacious D‘s performance at Las Vegas’ House of Blues was cut short after an altercation between two audience members resulted in a stabbing.
Bret Michaels Eyeing Big Screen Biopic on His Life
Poison singer Bret Michaels has enjoyed an interesting life that’s included being a rock star, appearing in several reality television shows, and working behind the scenes with his own film-production company.