In 2014, over 6,500 people descended upon the Cleveland Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame for the first annual Alternative Press Music Awards, a ceremony that co-creator Mike Shea explains was two years in the making. “The show had been wanted for a while from our fans. We’d been asked about it for two years […]
In the first, second and third parts of this 1997 “lost tapes” interview series with late Cream bassist Jack Bruce, he discussed his Scottish roots, Sunshine Of Your Love, Cream’s breakup, David Letterman and the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, among other things. Here, Bruce gives us more insight [...]
Yes co-founder and bassist Chris Squire died last week at age 67. Along with Genesis, Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, the Moody Blues, Emerson, Lake, and Palmer, King Crimson, and Rush, the British band Yes was a pioneer in progressive rock and influenced many artists. Show More Summary
Bad ass music legends shedding tears over being honored, then playing their signature songs. That’s how I’d describe the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame special I’ve been watching on HBO for the last two hours. It reminds me why I love music, all music, all forms of music. Show More Summary
David Crosby is doubling down on comments he made about Kanye West earlier this year. According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, the rapper is nothing more than a poser. Fans should not expect to see Crosby at a Kanye concert anytime soon. Show More Summary
It wasn’t exactly the kind of “off the chain” night that DMX anticipated. On Friday night, the 44 year-old rapper and actor was arrested by New York deputies on a slew of outstanding warrants. Rolling Stone reports that police snagged...Show More Summary
A special stretch of Waterloo Road in Cleveland, OH I was recently in Cleveland for the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, when I discovered a much more vital and enjoyable source of music: The three-block stretch on Waterloo Road that begins at 157th Street and ends at 161st Street. Show More Summary
Performing in South Carolina on Thursday night, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Paul McCartney dedicated a song to the victims of the mass shooting in Charleston. "We pray that people of all colors will be able to live together in peace and...Show More Summary
The fancy bus shelter on the west side of Spring Street by City Hall The fanciest bus stop in Los Angeles by a long shot just rolled out on Spring Street, sandwiched between Grand Park and City Hall. First...
Forty-seven years after his debut album, James Taylor has finally scored his first Number One record on the Billboard 200. The singer's latest, Before This World, sold 97,000 copies in its debut week, giving the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee his first ever chart-topping album. In addition to being Taylor's first...
“They just got rid of the guys who have all the histories of thousands of artists in their heads. That’s like letting go the intent of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.”
It didn’t get a lot of attention, but the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame dismissed over half of what was considered their Early Rock and R&B subcommittee. What exactly does this mean? Many of the people who understand the early days of rock...Show More Summary
Lady Gaga won some kind of Contemporary Icon award, which is basically just an excuse to get Lady Gaga at your event whose guest list also includes Paul Williams and Van Morrison, so that Us is as likely to cover it as Rolling Stone. Very sneaky, SHoF. I see you. Read More...
Less than a mouth before the fanboys and fangirls descend on San Diego, the schedule is starting to take significant form and some favorites have announced their return. CBS Television Studio rolled out their Comic-Con 2015 slate today with Halle Berry showing up to talk Extant on July 9. Show More Summary
While I consider myself a Timberwolves fan, I was definitely a fan of the Golden State Warriors as they rolled through the NBA playoffs and won the NBA championship last night. The last time my hometown teams (Minnesota) won a world championship, I was 10 years old. Show More Summary
Drake earned his official Compton 'hood pass -- a far cry from his Degrassi High hall pass days -- all because he was rolling with The Game. Game played ambassador... taking Drake to his hometown to shoot a music video for their so...
Donald Trump started his presidential run with a heist... of Neil Young's classic rock anthem, according to the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. It made for a hell of an entrance -- Donald and his wife Melania marching up to the podium while Young's…
I just finished writing our reviews of the Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall in Montego Bay, and I’ve been thinking about how nice it was to have all the accommodations, meals, and activities rolled into one all-inclusive price. Of course I really...Show More Summary
Legendary Irish singer-songwriter, six-time Grammy Award winner, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Van Morrison has now been awarded the UK’s highest and coolest-sounding honor: a knighthood. You may now address him as Sir Van Morrison (or Sir George Ivan Morrison, I guess). “Throughout my career I have always preferred to let my […]
Marvin Gaye was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame posthumously in 1987. Its biography of him names a little-known doo-wop song called “God Only Knows” as “critical to his musical awakening.” The Capris, though they had a string of singles in the early 1960s, never took off on the charts.