Tony Franklin rose to prominence in the ’80s as the bassist with The Firm, the supergroup that grew out of the ashes of the mighty Led Zeppelin, with Jimmy Page leading on guitar. The 10 albums that influenced Franklin’s life built the backbone of his nickname, “The Fretless Monster.”
In celebration of the “ABBA” LP’s release four decades ago, UMe will release a half-speed mastered, 45rpm-cut, 180-gram 2-LP edition on January 26.
by John M. Borack THE PENGWINS – Volume 4 (Boxed Set) Those power poppin’ Pengwins boys from down Texas way have been doing that thing they do for damn near 40 years now, and on their latest boxed set they …
Goldmine Magazine, home of the world’s largest music collectibles marketplace, announces its sixth group of inductees in its recently established Hall of Fame
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame boasts a great variety when it comes to its inductees
One of the biggest acts of the last 25 years, the Pet Shop Boys recently have become eligible for induction into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
From 1972 to 1982, the Swedish group ABBA was one of the most successful groups in the world.
Their infectious pop tunes enthralled a worldwide audience. There were hit records, sell-out tours, and crowd scenes reminiscent of Beatlemania … except in the U.S.
The nominations for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum for 2010 were announced today. The 12 nominees are: ABBA, Darlene Love, Donna Summer, Genesis, Jimmy Cliff, KISS, Laura Nyro, LL Cool J, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Chantels, The Hollies, and The Stooges. Ballots will be sent to more than 500 voters, who will select five of the 12 nominees to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the 25th Annual Induction Ceremony March 15, 2010, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.