Goldmine magazine's April 2011 (Issue #798) and Spring special issue on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame are both on your newsstand now! Keep on the lookout (or save yourself trouble every month and subscribe now!).
Green Day is on the cover of the April issue:
We are curious about Green Day — "Green Day 2.0" — where will the band go now after blockbuster albums and popular Broadway musicals? All they have coming out is another live album.
Also find out about the most valuable Green Day vinyl
The April issue also includes a special feature section on the British Invasion:
- The Kinks Redux — Ray Davies talks about his new album, "See My Friends," and the experience of re-doing Kinks' classics.
- Macca Attack — Catch up with the "cute Beatle' and study his career from 1998 to now (Yep, Paul McCartney stays prolific and very active!)
- The Zombies Return — We speak to Rod Argent and the return of The Zombies with a new album and tour (Also a look at an imaginary Argent anthology).
- The Women of the British Invasion — Lulu, Dusty, Sandie, Marianne, Cilla and Petula — they all made themselves known through the movement of the British Invasion.
- Jeff Beck — Honoring Les Paul.
- George Harrison — A replica of Harrison's guitar arrives this spring via Gretsch
- Rolling Stones Pinball — Stern rolls out a custom machine
Also in the issue:
Collecting Budget Labels: Back in 1957, a music lover could walk into Woolworth's and buy budget hits on vinyl.
Discoveries: Remembering the Bop Chords, the R&B vocal group who left behind a mystery.
Gus Cannon: Find out about the self-taught musician who learned to play on an instrument made from a frying pan and raccoon skin.
Pat Travers: An interview with the man who is still playing guitar with the best of them.
The Spring Special Rock and Roll Hall of Fame issue (at left) will cover the lives of all of this year's inductees:
- Alice Cooper band
- Tom Waits
- Darlene Love
- Dr. John
- Neil Diamond
- Leon Russell
And then we look at making the case for Donovan, the first induction ceremony (complete with a wild Jerry Lee Lewis interview), greatest Rock Hall snubs, the legend of Robert Johnson, a celebration of the life of legendary inductee, Bob Marley and a lot more.
You can find Goldmine at your nearby Barnes & Noble or Borders, and/or your local newsstand or record store.