Mexican Rock Band Fobia to Record ‘MTV Unplugged’: Exclusive

With six studio albums to date, Fobia — comprising members Leonardo de Lozanne, de la Cueva, Paco Huidobro, Iñaki Vázquez and Javier “Cha!” Ramirez — performed last year an extensive tour in Mexico and the United States, including sold-out concerts at Mexico City’s Auditorio Nacional and Palacio de los Deportes.

How Jimmy Carter (Literally) Rocked the Presidency

That same year, Carter announced his presidential run, with a dream of having Dylan play a benefit along the way. It never happened, but Carter, a deliberate person and politician, knew how to use the power of rock — and the wallets of his newly booming audience — to his advantage. Within a year, his […]

Rock Hall Induction 2014: Inside the Fights, Performances, Kiss’ Wrath

It’s less than a week until the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s induction ceremony at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, and the organizations’s President and CEO Joel Peresman is having trouble getting a good night’s sleep. “Some nights I wake up at 4 a.m. and write down notes for the next day,” he says from his […]

The not so rock ‘n’ roll Stones’ starter homes: Unseen photographs show what Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and co really craved when they hit the big time was middle-class domesticity

The fan mags demanded pictures of them in their new domesticity and, rather than let in intrusive Press photographers, they asked their friend Mankowitz to do an ‘At Home’ session with each of them. He had been on the Stones’ 1965 U.S. tour and provided images for several of their album covers.

How Chilean cheats death at Paris concert bloodbath

A gunman pointed right at him but did not fire, Goettinger added. He told police he was asked by one of the gunmen if he believed in God, and he said he did. He was asked if he was French, and he said he was Chilean.

No movie has captured rock and roll quite like Almost Famous

Telling the story through the eyes of a wide-eyed kid who sees the world as it is (thanks to a very very strict mother) allows us to see the world the same way. Crowe treads the fine line of portraying difficult relationships and tough times without the rose-tinted glasses of nostalgia. He allows the movie […]

You CAN always get what you want! The Rolling Stones’ flagship store on London’s iconic Carnaby Street opens its doors tomorrow selling merchandise and music from the famous rock band

In a statement, the band said: ‘We’re hugely disappointed to have to postpone the tour. We are sorry to all the fans who were looking forward to it as much as we were, but the health and safety of everyone has to take priority. We will all get through this together — and we’ll see […]

Sparkling water – on the rocks! My battle through dry(ish) January

Royal Brunei flies from Melbourne to London and does not serve alcohol on its flights. They have two layovers. And, as people on Twitter told me in hysterical tones warning me not to fly with the airline, there is no alcohol in the stopover airports and the airports are really grim and basically, at 2am, […]

Old Cheyenne theater gets new life as live music venue

The owners took a break to work on other projects but plan to return to such efforts and offer more with the venue. Their plans include free concert tickets for teens once the venue is at full capacity as well as training for those interested in lighting and sound production and seminars with national touring […]

Genesis tickets go on sale today for 2020 UK tour following comeback announcement

Look on re-sale websites – be very careful when using re-sale websites as some don’t require verification and can be risky in terms of getting ripped off. Websites like StubHub are worth checking if you can’t find tickets to your chosen dates but prices can be over inflated if demand is high so proceed with […]