By Mike Greenblatt In its 14th year of eligibility, Canadian power trio Rush has finally made it into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, maybe due, in no small part, to the incessant lobbying of the band’s dedicated fans …
LaDonna Gaines was only 10 when she filled in for her church’s lead vocalist. She took it as a sign from God that singing was what she meant to do in her life.
Heart’s Ann and Nancy Wilson have stuck together and stuck to their guns to conquer the rock and roll world on their terms. So how have they managed to survive and thrive, and what have they learned? The answers might surprise you.
Congratulations to performance inductees Heart, Albert King, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna Summer and Rush, and Ahmet Ertegun honorees Quincy Jones and Lou Adler.
Albert King, Donna Summer, Heart, Public Enemy, Randy Newman and Rush are the performers that will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013.
Plus, the Rock Hall will finally let fans get a say with online polls that will generate a “fans ballot” that will count with all of the other induction votes.
Whether you liked them better Mod or with Rod, both incarnations of The Small Faces/The Faces have gotten their Rock Hall due as British Invasion visionaries.
With an ‘Appetite For Destruction’ both in the studio and outside of it, the original lineup of Guns N’ Roses burned bright and fast … and then it was all over.
From his folk-song beginnings to his role as an international hippie cultural leader whose 1966 album “Sunshine Superman” opened the psychedelic doors forever, Donovan Philips Leitch has charmed audiences and his peers as a distinctive voice amid the noise.
Just because the original Guns N’ Roses lineup vanished didn’t mean the music did. Here are some of the best side projects/efforts.