Indie rock’s biggest character tackles aging, apathy, and the face of WWE
As I've noted before, I was born and raised in Orlando, Florida, and about a decade and a half ago, MTV began taping live specials at our local Hard Rock Live. These were typically stiff and awkward affairs. Before the artists began, some producer would tell the audience to wave their hands and act like…
AARP Foundation and Rock Health, a provider of full-service funding to promising entrepreneurs are launching the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge. Digital health startups interested in the 2017 Aging in Place Challenge have the chance to earn a $50,000 cash prize and work with AARP Foundation to improve the lives of vulnerable seniors by addressing... Read More
Sad news out of the music world today, as multiple outlets are reporting that Grant Hart, drummer for the legendary punk band Husker Du, has passed away at the age of 56. Reps for the band say Hart had been battling cancer. Though the...Show More Summary
Grant Hart, drummer, singer, and songwriter for the Minneapolis–St. Paul rock trio Hüsker Dü, has died at the age of 56, as confirmed by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and his former bandmate, Bob Mould. The cause was kidney cancer, with...Show More Summary
Rolling Stone reports: Grant Hart, drummer and singer of the seminal alternative rock band Hüsker Dü, has died at 56 after being diagnosed with cancer. The news was confirmed by his bandmate Bob Mould in a lengthy Facebook post. The St. Show More Summary
Not long from now, seniors in retirement homes will be head-banging to Whitesnake. A change in the menu in the dining room will risk a spontaneous chorus of "We're Not Gonna Take It," twisting each sister in the joint. Quiet Riot will be commonplace. This is demographically obvious: Jimmy Buffett...
BERLIN (Reuters) - Two aging Holocaust survivors joined forces with a younger Israeli singer to perform songs of hope at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate on Wednesday at a time when Germany is seeing a rise in anti-Semitism.
Dave Hlubek, the lead guitarist of Molly Hatchet, died at age 66. The southern rock band, which was founded in Jacksonville, announced Hlubek's death on its official Facebook page. Hlubek was the one of the original lead guitar players in the band that started in 1978. Show More Summary
Walter Becker, guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band Steely Dan, died Sunday at the age of 67.... "Walter Becker was my friend, my writing partner and my bandmate since we met as students at Bard College in 1967," Donald Fagen wrote in a tribute to Becker.... Show More Summary
Walter Becker, the songwriter and musician who co-founded jazz-influenced rock band Steely Dan, died Sunday at the age of 67, Variety reports. Becker’s death was announced on his website and then confirmed in a statement by his Steely Dan bandmate Donald Fagen. Show More Summary
Rolling Stone reports: Walter Becker, guitarist, bassist and co-founder of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band Steely Dan, died Sunday at the age of 67. Becker’s official site announced the death; no cause of death or other details were provided. Show More Summary
Walter Becker, one half of the legendary rock duo Steely Dan, died Sunday at the age of 67, the New York Times reports. Becker, a guitarist, bassist, and vocalist, formed the band with Donald Fagen in 1972 after the two men met at Bard College in the late 1960s. Together...
Walter Becker, the co-founder and guitarist of rock powerhouse Steely Dan, has died at the age of 67. His official website confirmed the news without a cause of death — although his health had been declining in recent months due to an unspecified illness, as he was unable to join ... More »
Long before the verb “misgender” entered common currency, there existed Queens of the Stone Age, a rock band whose feminine title belied the fact that close to all of its members were men. Of course the name was intentional — as its founder, vocalist and guitarist Josh Homme, explained, “Rock ... More »
Once I sucked all the life that I could from out of Earth and stared at a rock for ages. And then a lake. The ripples of that rock upon the lake in waves so gentle that only a river could convey the distance. So I turned to the river. Show More Summary
RIP: Jeannie Rousseau de Clarens, one of the remarkable spies of World War II, died last week in France at the age of 98. De Clarens stole one of the vital secrets of the war — Germany’s plans to build and test the V-1 and V-2 rocket bombs at Peenemünde. Her intelligence encouraged the British […]
For too long the definition of “Game of the Year” has been unfairly narrow. How boring is it to see every website shower the same stale AAA games with praise at the end […] The post Rock of Ages is Tower Defense With Big Balls appeared first on Geek.com.
When Rock of Ages 2 releases on August 29, it'll be almost exactly six years since Jordan reviewed the first Rock of Ages, way back on my birthday in 2011. Back then, it was a quirky palate cleanser from the almost aggressive weirdness...Show More Summary
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