September 6, 1970 – Jimi Hendrix makes his final live appearance with his band at the Isle Of Fehmarn in Germany. He did join his friend Eric Burdon of War for a couple of songs at a club in London on September 16, but was dead two days later. His final band setlist was: “Killing Floor,” “Spanish Castle Magic,” “All Along the Watchtower,” “Hey … Continue reading CDJ Today: September 6 in Classic Rock
Roger Waters has released a new video for “Wait For Her,” a track featured on his newest solo album, Is This The Life We Really Want?. Watch the short film, created by Waters and Sean Evans, below. Waters is currently on tour in support of the album. Click here for a list of tour dates. … Continue reading Roger Waters – “Wait For Her” (Official Music Video)
July 21, 1987 – Guns N’ Roses release Appetite For Destruction, which becomes the best-selling American debut album of all time. The album has sold over 28 million copies worldwide, with 18 million of those sales in the U.S. July 21, 1990 – Roger Waters’ The Wall concert takes place between Potzdamer Platz and the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, which used to be in the area called “no … Continue reading CDJ Today: July 21 in Classic Rock
July 6, 1957 – John Lennon and Paul McCartney meet for the first time at The Woolton Church Parish Fete where The Quarry Men (featuring Lennon) were appearing. McCartney impresses Lennon by playing Eddie Cochran’s “Twenty Flight Rock” and “Be-Bop-A-Lula” from Gene Vincent. He also shows Lennon how to tune his guitar, something he’d been paying someone else to … Continue reading CDJ Today: July 6 in Classic Rock
July 1, 1983 – Bon Jovi signs with Mercury Records, and goes on to sell over 130 million records worldwide. Initially, they had considered calling themselves “Johnny Electric.” July 1, 1978 – The very first Texxas Jam takes place at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas, with Aerosmith, Van Halen, Journey, Ted Nugent, Frank Marino and Mahogany Rush, Heart, Head East, Eddie Money, … Continue reading CDJ Today: July 1 in Classic Rock
Roger Waters isn’t shy about sharing his political views. He’s been forthcoming with his liberal commentary in the last year more than ever, and the visuals which accompany his new tour, Us + Them, are rife with anti-Trump messages. But Waters says he’s prepared for any backlash he might be subject to for his art. … Continue reading Roger Waters Talks New Album, the Human Race and Politics
Following the release of his highly anticipated solo album, Is This The Life We Really Want? earlier this week, Roger Waters will appear on CBS Sunday Morning this Sunday in support of the new album. Check your local listings for air times. Waters, who as one of the creative powers and songwriting forces behind Pink … Continue reading Roger Waters To Appear on CBS Sunday Morning This Sunday
Roger Waters has released a short film for this song “The Last Refugee,” off his forthcoming album, Is This The Life We Really Want? The album is due out June 2nd and is available for pre-order now. Watch the video, directed by Waters and Sean Evans, below. RELATED: See photos from Roger Waters’ dress rehearsal … Continue reading Watch Roger Waters’ Short Film for ‘The Last Refugee’
I was invited by a promoter friend of mine, Danny Zelisko to attend the Roger Waters dress rehearsal of his new show Us + Them held for family and friends. It took place at the Meadowlands arena, and although some press and radio folks were invited, mostly the audience was, indeed, family and friends of … Continue reading Roger Waters Dress Rehearsal Us + Them Tour — Spectacular!
I have noticed over years that some artists lose their edge. Some record new albums with less of a work ethic that they had in the past. Perhaps they see creating a new album as just a calling card to shed some new light on their band and help set up a tour. Perhaps they … Continue reading Roger Waters — Still Relevant!