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Rock and roll has always been in love with death. It’s the genre of the so-called Twenty-Seven Club, the genre of “I hope I die before I get old.” It’s Jimi Hendrix up late in London, Janis Joplin at a hotel with a needle, Keith Richards doing anything anywhere—the music is defined by its proximity to mortality. Show More Summary
This August marks the 47th anniversary of the famed Woodstock Music and Art Festival, which took place on Max Yasgur's 600-acre farm in Bethel, New York. Every notable musician of the time, from Jimi Hendrix to Janis Joplin, played during the three-day festival. Show More Summary
Experience Hendrix L.L.C. and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, are releasing Machine Gun: The Fillmore East First Show 12/31/69, fully documenting the debut performance of Jimi Hendrix’s short-lived but eternally influential Band of Gypsys on September 30. Show More Summary
AXS TV’s live concert series The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands will feature the music of Prince and David Bowie in two 90-minute episodes this season. For the first time, the show will also present a Jimi Hendrix tribute. Other artists...Show More Summary
Bobby Brown must be a HUGE Jimi Hendrix fan. According to the birth certificate obtained by TMZ... Bobby's 7th kiddo is Hendrix Estelle Sheba Brown. She was born July 21st at 10:54 AM at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. Robert Barisford Brown…
EXCLUSIVE: When Paul Greengrass told Deadline during the awards season push for Captain Phillips that he would never make another Jason Bourne film, he was sincere. And why not believe him, when he followed two superb Bourne films with...Show More Summary
Neatorama presents a guest post from actor, comedian, and voiceover artist Eddie Deezen. Visit Eddie at his website or at Facebook. In the wild and crazy history of rock music, many strange, bizarre and quite unbelievable things have...Show More Summary
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage has a new teaser trailer, and it looks like it could be even bigger than the previous films. Sadly, it also seems to be back to doing all of the things the first film did wrong. Channeling Jimi Hendrix with “Voodoo Child,” the trailer does everything it can to... Show More Summary
Neural graffitist lulu xXX took the iconic footage of Jimi Hendrix performing “Hey Joe” and painted it in the distinctive style of the late French comic book artist Jean “Moebius” Giraud with neural network software to create a gorgeously trippy version of the video. lulu xXX has also re-painted videos by Frank Zappa, Lords of […]
In October 1966, guitarist Jeff Beck suddenly quit the English band the Yardbirds in the middle of a U.S. tour. "We were doing 600 miles a day in a bus, choked with people," Beck, 71, recalls with a bitter laugh. "And then we'd do three songs. I thought, 'We're being crushed.'"...
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Slash is spending his summer playing football stadiums on Guns N' Roses' shockingly smooth reunion tour, but last night he stopped by Nashville's 500-seat Exit In to join Whitford/St. Holmes for a long, jammed-out cover of Jimi Hendrix's 1967 classic "Red House." Whitford/St. Holmes - featuring Aerosmith guitarist Brad Whitford and Ted...
[ 22 July 2016 at 8:00 pm; ] Lachy Doley is Australia’s most celebrated Blues Rock Organ Player. He’s been dubbed the Jimi Hendrix of the Hammond Organ, a player who can pump, pamper and occasionally pound the most unbelievable sounds from a keyboard: sounds that are intense, ferocious and sometimes transcendent. Lachy has seen much of the world, recording and touring with acts [...]
For years, people have been referring to lost sessions featuring Betty Davis and her former husband Miles Davis playing with bending genres, with Betty Davis introducing the jazz giant to Jimi Hendrix and the sounds of psychedelic rock. Show More Summary
In 1969, high priestess of funk Betty Davis recorded two legendary sessions produced by her then-husband Miles Davis at Columbia's 52nd Street Studios in Manhattan. The band consisted of Mitch Mitchell (Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer),...Show More Summary
More than 45 years after the death of Jimi Hendrix, his estate has won a partial injunction against a company trying to ride on the late rocker’s fame. According to Bloomberg News, the Hendrix estate has successfully blocked Tiger Paw Distributors, LLC, from using the word “Jimi” on the bottles of the company’s Purple Haze... Show More Summary
One of the most wildly innovative and technically dazzling musicians in pop music history, Parliament-Funkadelic's Bernie Worrell was like "Jimi Hendrix on the keyboards," according to one-time bandmate Bootsy Collins, and that's not a hyperbolic estimation. A classical-music child prodigy who attended the New England Conservatory of Music and Juilliard,...
[Every Sunday from 8 to 10 p.m., Henry Rollins brings an exclusive mix of songs old and new to listeners at 89.9 FM, KCRW. Visit KCRW.com for more information and to stream his show online, or peruse the Radio Notes archives to see past playlists.] RADIO BROADCAST #378 06–26–16 Fanatic!...