Thirty-eight hours. It’s not much, really, not when you compare it to the months, even years, worth of Dead audio that’s out there. But still, a day and a half’s worth of Dead video is something to be both grateful for and perhaps a little overwhelmed.
When Goldmine reader Ron Deutsch of Reidsville, N.C., revealed that his music collection focuses on “old white guys playing self-indulgent solos” it was not really a surprise that he cited Rush among his favorite groups.
Any music act with a sizeable following likely has a cult of devotees. Jimmy Buffet has Parrotheads. Phish has Phishheads. And then there’s the granddaddy of them all: The Deadheads.
Together since 1974, Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart have built a band that’s lasted longer than a lot of marriages. And if Rush’s new studio album, ‘Clockwork Angels,’ and touring schedule are any indicators, the band has no plans to throw in the towel any time soon.
Guitar virtuoso Randy Rhoads was on a fast track to becoming the greatest rock guitar player of all time. But it all came crashing to halt when he died in a plane crash in 1981 at age 25. Take a closer look at Rhoads’ life in this excerpt from the new biography “Randy Rhoads.”
They were barely participants in their first music video. Their record label was shut down by federal agents. Their drummer once punctured his eyeball during rehearsals.
From displays and T-shirts to belt buckles and bin dividers, most of these lots could have been seen on display in a record store 30 to 40 years ago.
Vintage performances by icons of the ‘60s folk movement have been restored and remastered for the DVD release of “Legends of Folk: The Village Scene.”
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French producers Marc Collin and Olivier Libaux recruited a revolving cast of French and Brazilian vocalists to form Nouvelle Vague, a band that specializes in bossa nova covers of punk and new-wave classics. Nouvelle Vague’s third album, Nouvelle Vague 3, was released in the U.S. in late October.