Although 15 acts are nominated for the Rock Hall’s Class of 2015, only Green Day, Nine Inch Nails, The Smiths, Sting and Bill Withers are first-timers.
Through numerous decades and lineup changes, the gritty-voiced Dan McCafferty has warned us off romantic entanglements with the heartfelt “Love Hurts” and downright vicious “Hair of The Dog.” McCafferty grew up in a time when, he says, “You got some money in your pocket, you went and got music or you went to the movies because there was nothing else you could do.” Here’s the music McCafferty sought out.
More than 25 collectible guitars including Les Pauls, Stratocasters and a Flying V are up for grabs at Backstage Auctions’ 2014 Rock N’ Pop Auction. The 750-lot auction, which closes for bidding beginning at 2 p.m. ET Sunday, Oct. 5, also includes concert T-shirts, photos and negatives (with full copyright transfer), posters and passes, autographs and artist-signed items, RIAA awards and vinyl records related to artists ranging from Aerosmith to ZZ Top.
Yes, “Walking in Memphis” brought Marc Cohn a Grammy, established him as an artist and immortalized him for music fans. But his career didn’t stop in 1991.
If you’re seeking sweet talk, don’t ask Andrew Loog Oldham. But if it’s brutal honesty you’re after — especially about the music business — keep reading.
It’s been 50 years since The Beatles arrived in the U.S. and launched Beatlemania. Here’s a peek at the band’s past and present impact on pop culture.
When Randy Bachman gets time off from touring and being rock star, he’s shares his love of records on the CBC show “Randy’s Vinyl Tap.” Here’s his Top 10 list.
Get ready for upcoming events including Marketplace Mall Record Show Oct. 11 in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Monster Record and CD Show Oct. 18 in Ann Arbor, MIch., the Winter CD/DVD/Record Show Nov. 2 in North Haven, Conn., and the KUSF Rock ‘N’ Swap Nov. 9 in San Francisco.
Seems The Rev. E.W. Clayborn, aka the Guitar Evangelist, sang the blues from experience with ‘Your Enemies Can Not Harm You (But Watch Your Close Friend).’
Dave Mason’s work with Traffic and as a solo artist made him a rock icon. His new LP, “Future’s Past,” manages to look both forward and back in his career.