Kid Rock’s long-teased possible Senate campaign-slash-publicity stunt is getting increasingly cartoonish. The musician took the stage at his concert in Grand Rapids, Mich., to the strains of “Hail to the Chief,” and stood behind a podium bearing a seal and the phrase “United States of ‘Merica.” Adding to the kitsch, he was accompanied by pants-less […]
Gun Outfit originally hail from Olympia, but their adopted home of Los Angeles might seem better suited to their dusty, desert-fried brand of roots rock. They're returning in November with a new album called Out Of Range, and today they're sharing its warm, expansive lead single "Strange Insistence." Listen below.
A boy who was hailed as a hero after he saved his younger brother from drowning got to meet a hero of his own in Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.
Friends All hail the “King of Rock and Roll” with everything Elvis Presley – tribute artists, a car show, themed art contests, karaoke competitions and more – at the annual Elvis Festival in Garden Grove on Sunday, Aug. 27. This year marks the 40th anniversary of Presley’s death, so the event is going extra big with […]
A preteen being hailed as a hero in the earthquake that rocked Italy's Ischia island Monday was yanked out of the rubble Tuesday afternoon, as were his two little brothers, whom he's credited with saving. The BBC reports that 11-year-old Ciro was the last of the three siblings to be...
"Wonder Woman" star Eugene Brave Rock says don't fear the natural... a total solar eclipse is a time for celebration! Eugene -- who hails from the Blackfoot Indian Tribe and starred as The Chief in the epic DC Comics flick -- says the first…
The singer will guest-star in the Netflix series, which hails from DreamWorks Animation TV. read more
Funky ice cream flavors and outrageous cones! Emack & Bolio’s Hailing all the way from Boston, Emack & Bolio’s is a popular chain of ice cream stores that was founded by Robert Rook back in 1975. Featured here last year: 17 Mind-Blowing NYC Desserts We Wish Were Here in Manila Robert Rook was a lawyer […]
Endless Boogie hail from New York City, having come together in late ’90s Brooklyn, in fact, but their bluesy stoner-psych-hard rock sounds more appropriate for a back-roads dive bar in the late hours of a wild Saturday night. If this...Show More Summary
It’s listed in our best tracks of the week, so in case you haven’t heard it yet, here’s the official music video for “J-Boy” by alternative rock band, Phoenix. Hailing from Versailles, France — the members consist of Thomas Mars, Deck d’Arcy, Christian Mazzalai and Laurent Brancowitz. The video showcases lead singer, Thomas Mars, and […]
Throughout the 1960s — before the ascendancy of the singer-songwriter — writers, producers, musicians and businessmen collaborated on pop, rock and R&B, each of them trying to stamp their own personalities onto records. Bert Berns was one of the behind-the-scenes geniuses of that era, framing the...
"I may be older than God, but I'm fiercer than you."
One of the 13,587 pieces of tin that give yellow cabs the right to pick up street hails sold in March for $241,000, a low not seen since the early 2000s and a far cry from the $1.05 million that a... To view the full story, click the title link.
The musician was honored in his hometown, with a service including letters from Paul McCartney and Bill Clinton and a rendition of “Johnny B. Goode.”
As someone who had the privilege of seeing Chuck Berry perform many times over the decades, I amend the traditional rest in peace sentiments to rock in peace! Jerry Rubin Santa Monica :: Brilliant commentary on Berry. Listening to “Brown Eyed Handsome Man” when I was in high school, I realized...
Matt writes: In his list ranking the best films of 1987, Roger Ebert included Taylor Hackford’s “Chuck Berry: Hail! Hail! Rock and Roll!,” calling it “the year's best musical documentary, a rollicking and sometimes revealing record of...Show More Summary
Great clip from 1987’s Hail! Hail! Rock ’n’ Roll, with Chuck Berry teaching Keith Richards how to properly play the opening licks of “Carol”. Perfect. ?
Taylor Hackford reminisced about directing Chuck Berry in the 1986 documentary "Hail! Hail! Rock 'n' Roll."
“If You Wanna Get It Right, Let’s Get It Right”: Chuck Berry and Hail! Hail! Rock and Roll by Charles L. Hughes | @CharlesLHughes2 | NewBlackMan (in exile) Over the years, I’ve probably had more conversations about Hail! Hail! Rock and...Show More Summary