The Mariah Carey flap is important to note. Not because it will do Mariah any great harm, but because it speaks to the level we have allowed ourselves to sink in regards to the enjoyment of live music entertainment, and especially on big television shows like, Dick Clark’s New Years Rockin’ Eve, The Grammy Awards … Continue reading Mariah Carey Flap—The Power of Live vs. Fake/Live Performance
From time to time I hear music that is just so good or a project comes out that is just so special I feel compelled to turn you guys on to it and shout it out loud to the rest of the world. Earlier this year that was the case with the Jeff Beck release, … Continue reading Pink Floyd BIG Box Set – Utterly Amazing!
Keith Richards, Robert Plant, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Ringo Starr, Patti Smith and Yoko Ono have come together with 200 other rock legends and cultural heroes to declare We Are Not Afraid, in a new video targeted to raise funds for victims of religious and political violence around the world. Creator/organizer Steve Weitzman says We Are … Continue reading Richards, Plant, Springsteen and More Come Together for ‘We Are Not Afraid’ Campaign [WATCH]
Greg Lake, best known as a member of King Crimson and Emerson, Lake and Palmer, has died at the age of 69. Lake passed away Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. Lake was born November 10, 1947 in Poole, Dorset and began playing guitar at the age of 12. In school, he met and … Continue reading RIP Greg Lake (November 10, 1947 – December 7, 2016)
When I first heard the Dead Daisies’ music I was immediately attracted to the band. Their press release puts it aptly, “You need neither an instruction manual nor a university education to love the Dead Daisies’ music. Their songs unerringly hit their listeners’ autonomic nervous system, immediately take root in their hearts and souls and … Continue reading The Dead Daisies – check ‘em out!
Losing Leonard Cohen is a big one. I had the honor and the pleasure of working with him at Columbia Records off and on for many years. I was so taken by his art that I used to carry a big blue book of poems he had written and every day I would just flip … Continue reading Fond Memories Of The Great Leonard Cohen
This past summer, The Dead Daisies played Woodstock Festival Poland, the biggest Open Air Festival in Europe. With an average attendance of over 625,000 people over the last four years, the festival is truly massive and the Daisies were welcomed by the giant crowd with open arms and left to thunderous applause. “Join Together” connected … Continue reading The Dead Daisies Cover The Who’s “Join Together”
There are all kinds of rock stars. Some are selfish and self absorbed, others just like to party and carry on, some have an outright need for celebrity, and then there are those who may have a touch of all that, but who are also striving for something greater. I have found that some of … Continue reading What You Need To Know About Dee Snider
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