Paul Stanley Doesn't Need the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
With HBO set to air highlights of the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony later tonight (May 18), Paul Stanley took the opportunity to speak his mind about how Kiss has been overlooked over the years. In a new interview, he railed against the museum. "Look, the Rock and Roll Hall of [...]
35 Years Ago: The Kinks''Misfits' Album Released
By the mid ?70s, Ray Davies was so immersed in theatrical rock operas, he probably hadn?t noticed that he had lost all but the most devoted of the Kinks? fans. The band?s string of albums in the first half of the decade was steady and, for the most part, forgettable: ?Everybody?s in Show-Biz,? the two-act [...]
Rush, Heart 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Highlights
At 9:00PM Eastern tonight (May 18), HBO will air highlights from the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. However, if you don't have HBO, or if you don't want to wait until tonight to relive that evening, we have everything you need here. In the links below, you'll find our articles about [...]
20 Years Ago: Kiss Releases 'Alive III'
The non-makeup version of Kiss got their one and only shot at strutting their stuff on a live album with the release of 1993′s ‘Alive III.' Of course, you can't hear greasepaint on an audio recording. So the most important changes found on the long-awaited follow up to the band's two iconic '70s live albums [...]
Sting Seeks Investors for Broadway Musical
Sting is reportedly attempting to find investors willing to donate millions of dollars for his latest creative endeavor: a Broadway musical. According to Michael Riedel's ‘Broadway Matinee' column in the New York Post, the reason Sting and his longtime spouse, Trudie Styler, have been in attendance for the openings of several new Broadway musicals over [...]
Neil Young, Furthur + Black Crowes Slated for 2013 Interlocken Festival
The inaugural Interlocken Music Festival will take place Sept. 5-8 at Oak Ridge Farm in Arrington, Va. Between the lineup and the credentials of the organizers, it could possibly be one of the main events of the summer for lovers of jam bands. Although the full lineup has yet to be announced, Neil Young and [...]
Mick Jones on Songwriting, Working With Lou Gramm + the Legacy of Foreigner
One of classic rock?s greatest songwriting teams will be celebrated in June when Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones is inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame with his former longtime collaborative partner, vocalist Lou Gramm. Although they might have been like oil and water at times on a personal level, there?s no arguing the fact that [...]
BALTIMORE (AP) ? All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. The 3-year-old colt will take on eight challengers in the second leg of the Triple Crown. If he wins, Orb will attempt to become the first Triple Crown champion since Affirmed in 1978 at the Belmont Stakes on June 8. In the Preakness, Orb will be facing five horses he defeated in the Derby and three who did not run in the race.