Most kids dream what they’ll do when they grow up, be it doctor, professional athlete, teacher, superhero, firefighter, farmer, lawyer, actor, builder, policeman, writer, actor, spy or rock star landed on your radar at one point. But Joe Reagoso’s childhood career goal was more specific — and more importantly, one that he made come true. “Ever since I was a young kid, catching The Beatles and The Monkees on TV, I dreamed of having my own record label,” says Reagoso, who today is president of the Friday Music label.
Armed with his want list and his wallet, Goldmine’s Dr. Disc is shopping his way through independent record shops. This edition: Amoeba Records in Hollywood, California.
If there is one thing that we’ve learned from guitarist Zakk Wylde, it’s that you never know what entertaining tidbit or tale he might share during a conversation. Well, that, and his language will be at least as colorful as the story he’s sharing. Wylde’s list of the albums that changed his life is no different.
Slash has worn an awful lot of hats in his day — and no, we aren’t talking about his collection of top hats. He helped to propel Guns N’ Roses to top of the hard-rock heap with his fiery guitar licks and gritty riffs. After GNR imploded, Slash moved on to new endeavors, including Velvet Revolver, Slash’s Snakepit and his newest effort: Slash featuring Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators, which has returned with “World On Fire.”
More than 30 years after The Babys called it quits, founders Tony Brock and Wally Stocker are giving things another shot with a new LP and new bandmates.
When you think of legendary rock and roll bands, acts like The Beatles, Queen, The Who, The Rolling Stones, Van Halen and Pink Floyd tend to come to mind. But there’s one claim that will always elude these venerated acts, and that’s membership in rock and roll’s Super Group Club.
Money can’t buy love, but it’ll help buy you a piece of The Beatles’ history at Heritage Auctions’ Dec. 6 Entertainment and Music Memorabilia auction.
Whether you’re shopping for friends and family or picking out a well-deserved treat for yourself, here’s our take on the must-have releases for 2014 holiday gift-giving. NEW RELEASES various artists – Songs from the Black Meadow (blackmeadowtales) — Companion piece …
There’s this landscape. It’s always been there. A few miles out of eye-shot, a few beats out of hearing, one feeling in the back of your neck and another in the pit of your stomach, a place where you go …
Sure, The Empty Hearts’ members came from Blondie, The Cars, The Romantics and The Chesterfield Kings. But they’d rather just have you focus on the music.