- The Beatles' "Rain" and the Advent of Backward Vocals John Lennon's famous backward vocals on the Beatles' "Rain" was one of the biggest advances ever made in rock 'n' roll. Here's how the iconic recording happened - and who really came up with the idea.
- Carter Alan's Rock 'n' Roll Diary: May 30 in Classic Rock History Carl Radle, best known as the bassist in Derek and the Dominos died on this day in 1980. Eric Clapton met up with him in what group?
- Joni Mitchell May Have Had a Brain Aneurysm She may soon be transferred to a rehab facility.
- U2 Turn Back the Clock with Epic L.A. Club Show For the intimate concert at L.A.'s club Roxy, Bono and company reached back to the band's beginnings for the fan-focused setlist.
- Watch John Lennon & Yoko Ono's Bed-In Recording of 'Give Peace a Chance' It's been 46 years since John Lennon and Yoko Ono recorded "Give Peace a Chance" from a hotel bed in Montreal, but the image of their friends singing about peace together is still as moving as ever.
- Carter Alan's Rock 'n' Roll Diary: May 29 in Classic Rock History On this day in 1971, the Rolling Stones “Brown Sugar” single reached #1 in the U.S. Just two months prior to that, the #1 single in the country was a song the Stones would cover seven years later. What song was it and what band performed it?
- Bruce Springsteen, Joan Jett, Roger Daltrey Pay Tribute to Pete Townshend at MusiCares Event "I wouldn't be windmilling a Fender Telecaster if it weren't for Pete Townshend." - Bruce Springsteen
- Here's the Letter a 14-Year-Old Dave Grohl Sent to Ian MacKaye There are stipulations in terms of call availability, because, you know, he was 14.
- Rolling Stones Debut Alternate Take of 'Dead Flowers' Off 'Sticky Fingers' Reissue: Listen The reissue is out in stores June 9.
- U2 Honor Fallen Tour Manager Dennis Sheehan Live in Los Angeles "He always thought maybe U2 could be the next Led Zeppelin, which of course is impossible."
- Top 5 Most Anticipated Summer Concerts It's going to be an epic summer of rock concerts in Boston and the Greater New England area. Here are the 5 concerts to look forward to the most, plus the top 5 shows of all the ZLX DJs.
- Kevin Had Some Morbid Thoughts After U2's Tour Manager Died The manager of U2 was found dead this week, which didn't stop the band from finishing their shows in L.A. This got Kevin wondering how the show would react when he died.