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‘Everyone genuinely seems to care. Collectively, not much changes.’

If the 1960s epitomized the modern civil right movements, then the 1980s were the golden age of affirmative action. In the wake of deadly riots and widespread civil disobedience that rocked urban America into near revolution in the earlier decade, diversity—nee affirmative action, integration, desegregation—was seen as the workplace answer to the problems. Whether from […]

25 Things You Should Know About Nirvana

4 days agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Though he died tragically at the age of 27, today marks what would have been Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's 50th birthday. To celebrate the occasion, here are 25 things you should know about the alternative rock icon and his legendary band. 1. Show More Summary

Irwin Stambler, who chronicled the history of rock in scholarly encyclopedias, dies at 92

Irwin Stambler, an aeronautical engineer whose love of music inspired him to write some of the earliest and most flavorful encyclopedias on pop music, has died at the age of 92. Stambler died Feb. 10 of complications from sepsis in West Los Angeles, his family said.  A prolific author who wrote...

Irwin Stambler, who chronicled the history of rock in scholarly encyclopedias, dies at 92

Irwin Stambler, an aeronautical engineer whose love of music inspired him to write some of the earliest and most flavorful encyclopedias on pop music, has died at the age of 92. Stambler died Feb. 10 of complications from sepsis in West Los Angeles, his family said.  A prolific author who wrote...

Bobby Freeman, San Francisco's first rock star with 'Do You Want to Dance,' dies at 76

Bobby Freeman, christened San Francisco’s first rock star and best known for his hit single “Do You Want to Dance” that enjoyed lasting success in the hands of other artists through the decades, has died at the age of 76. Freeman was 17 when he recorded the energetic, infectious song that charged...

Lipstick-Lipstick II

Self-Release/Independent 2017 Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls...rock and roll fanatics of all ages. May I please have your attention for just one moment. Thank you. Believe it or not, it's been nearly a year and a half since we last heard from Nashville's (ever so fun!) Lipstick. Show More Summary

In high sierras, remnants of ice age tell a tale of future climate

Aaron Putnam sits stop a boulder high in the Sierras of central California, banging away with hammer and chisel to chip out a sample of ice age history. Each hunk of rock is a piece of a vast puzzle: How did our climate system behave the last time it warmed up like it's doing today?

Chris Hemsworth Goes Shirtless, Flexes Muscles in New 'Thor' Mockumentary!

Chris Hemsworth gives us a peek of his rock hard abs and huge biceps in this funny mockumentary, showing what Thor has been up to since his appearance in The Avengers: Age of Ultron. The first part of the “Team Thor” mockumentary revealed why the superhero didn’t join the other Avengers in the movie Captain [...]

Queens of the Stone Age to make live return at Fuji Rock Festival

Japanese festival also promises performances from Björk, LCD Soundsystem, Aphex Twin, Lorde, The xx, and Father John Misty.

I Worked For Tiger Beat Magazine During Its 1980s Glory Days

At the age of 21, I answered an ad to be the associate editor of Tiger Beat magazine and editor of its bimonthly spinoffs: Tiger Beat Star and Tiger Beat Rock. I got the job pretty easily after meeting with the owner, a former Israeli soldier, Michael Edrei, who had purchased it from the founder, the legendary Charles Laufer. [ more › ]

WED. BRIEF: Spinal Tap Creators Join $400M Lawsuit • Spotify, AccuWeather Partner • YouTube Expands Live • More

WEDNESDAY 2.8.17 Music Business News From Around The Web Which is sadder? Rock stars way past their prime or a multi-billion company ripping off the parody of aging rock stars way past their prime? Updated under our More News tab

New in baby tech? This adorable health and sleep monitor

Is this the future of parenting in the digital age? Baby tech has been very much in the news lately: Last October, Yves Béhar announced SNOO, a smart crib developed in collaboration with pediatrician Dr. Harvey Karp that rocks babies...Show More Summary

We might be overestimating the age of ancient rocks

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Much of our understanding of the ancient history of our planet comes from radioisotope dating, a process where scientists calculate the amount of certain isotopes in a geological sample to determine how old it is. But according to new...Show More Summary

Found: Tiny Grains of Rock That Reveal a Lost Continent

By the standard of land on Earth, the island of Mauritius is quite young. Rocks found on the island are no more than 9 million years old, a fraction of the age of rocks on large continents, which date back billions of years. IslandsShow More Summary

Do You Live in One of These Best Cities to Raise the Next Rock Star

3 weeks agoHealth / Pregnancy : Belly Itch

Music makes the world go around and everyone knows by now that children who learn an instrument do better in math and in school, in general. Exposing your child to an instrument at a very early age has many other developmental benefits. But what if you want to nurture your baby to become the next... Read More »

John Wetton of rock group Asia has died at age 67

The 1980s progressive rock band Asia loses a key member.        

Allman Brothers’ Butch Trucks Dead After Shooting Himself in Front of His Wife

Butch Trucks, drummer and founding member of Southern rock pioneers the Allman Brothers Band, has died at the age of 69. His death, which occurred on January 24 at his home in West Palm Beach, Florida, has been ruled a suicide, the Miami Herald reports. Show More Summary

Allman Brothers drummer Butch Trucks dies at age 69

(Reuters) - Drummer Butch Trucks, a founding member of American southern rock band the Allman Brothers, has died at the age of 69, his agent said on Wednesday. Trucks died on Tuesday in West Palm Beach, Florida, his booking agent Page Stallings said. Show More Summary

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