Rock N' Roll Diary: May 18
Black Sabbath played the Providence Civic Center on this night in 1982. Who was on the lead vocals?
Primus' Les Claypool On Rush's Rock Hall Induction
At the show-closing jam at last month's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, an unprecdented supergroup took the stage to perform Robert Johnson's "Crossroads." Among them Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson and Neil Peart of Rush and Public Enemy...
Make It So: A 'Star Trek' Playlist
It's the weekend Trekkies have been waiting for since 2009's cinematic reboot of the enduring sci-fi series. The latest Star Trek flick, Star Trek: Into Darkness, is out now, giving us a perfect excuse to put together a Trek...
Rock N' Roll Diary: May 17
The Allman Brothers Band played Tufts on this day in 1971. 2 months later they released their iconic “Live at Fillmore East” album. Although it was an essential item in any classic rock library and it made the band famous, how long did it take to...
Premiere: John Fogerty Lyric Video for 'Mystic River'
John Fogerty's upcoming album, Wrote A Song For Everyone, sees the legendary songwriter re-recording classics from his solo and Creedence Clearwater Revival catalog with an all-star guest list (including Foo Fighters, Jennifer Hudson and Brad...
Jerry Cantrell On Heart: "They've Influenced A Whole Generation"
One of the coolest moments from last month's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony was seeing Seattle legends Heart get their dues, at long last. After perennial members Ann and Nancy Wilson performed with the original lineup of the band...
Highlights From The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony
This weekend, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony, which took place April 18 at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre, airs on HBO. The event is always a long affair -- but it always has great moments. This year's was better than most, and...
Stone Gossard's New Song: 'It's Like 'Sweet Child O' Mine' Without Slash'
Stone Gossard has kept himself busy with Pearl Jam and his other band, Brad, over the past couple of years, but now he's preparing to release his second solo album, 12 years after his debut, 2001's Bayleaf. Moonlander is due out June 25, and...
Bono Talks Poverty and New U2 Music
Bono appeared on CBS This Morning Thursday (May 16) to talk to host Charlie Rose about activism and music. Bono's appearance comes on the heels of a new biography, The Frontman: Bono (In the Name of Power) that denounces the U2 frontman's...
Rock N' Roll Diary: May 16
In 1987, U2 topped the charts with their hit “With or Without You.” To date they've had two #1 hits on the U.S. Top 100 chart. Which was the other one?
Answer: I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For
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Black Sabbath To Premiere New Music, Guest Star On 'CSI' Tonight
The release of Black Sabbath's long-awaited 13 album is still a month away, but tonight you'll be able to hear one of their new songs on CSI:Crime Scene Investigation on CBS. As previously reported, Black Sabbath will appear on the...
Flashback: Pink Floyd Performs With Inflatable Octopus In 1971
Before Pink Floyd started deploying inflatable flying pigs and other weird creatures, their live shows featured something in the water. At a British festival on May 15, 1971, a giant inflatable octopus accompanied the band as they performed.
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