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  • Ringo Starr announces cross-country US tour starting with eight shows in Las Vegas

    Ringo Starr announces cross-country US tour starting with eight shows in Las Vegas

    Ringo Starr will head back out on the road for just over a month in the U.S. this fall with his All-Starr Band, he announced today. The tour will begin Oct. 13 with eight shows at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, then head to the South to Texas, Oklahoma, Florida and Georgia...
  • Rolling Stones to release Latin America concert tour documentary on DVD and Blu-ray

    Rolling Stones to release Latin America concert tour documentary on DVD and Blu-ray

    The Rolling Stones' documentary of their 2016 tour in Latin America, “Olé Olé Olé! A Trip Across Latin America,” which was released for a short time to theaters in Europe, will be coming out on DVD and Blu-ray on May 26, it was announced by Eagle Rock Entertainment on March 23. The documentary shows...
  • First look: Ringo Starr gets the spotlight in AXS-TV's All-Starr Band concert special

    First look: Ringo Starr gets the spotlight in AXS-TV's All-Starr Band concert special

    The Ringo Starr and the All-Starr Band concert that premieres at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT March 26, 2017, on AXS-TV (check local listings) will make fans very happy. It's almost all Ringo. The hourlong show, taped last June at the Foellinger Theatre in Fort Wayne, Indiana, is an abbreviated All-Starr...
  • Chuck Berry put on a show while making his great music

    Chuck Berry put on a show while making his great music

    Many rockers were greatly influenced by the late great Chuck Berry. One of them is Paul McCartney, who, on March 20, issued a lengthy statement about his love for the man and his music. He said, in part, "From the first minute we heard the great guitar intro to ‘Sweet Little Sixteen’ we became fans...
  • How bands got their name: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

    How bands got their name: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

    Australia’s greatest export, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have established themselves as one of the most innovative and interesting alternative rock bands in the world. From the ashes of the Australian post-punk group the Birthday Party, the group initially specialized in making thrilling...
  • How bands got their name: Death Cab for Cutie

    How bands got their name: Death Cab for Cutie

    The Bellingham, Wash.-based alternative rock band Death Cab for Cutie found incredible success by going against the grain. Eschewing the abstractness and irony that informed the work of many of their contemporaries, Death Cab embraced directness and sincerity. After gaining a sizable underground...
  • MC Lyte

    Hip-hop pioneers: The women who shaped a cultural legacy

    As rap and hip-hop have become more mainstream, countless documentaries, books, and even college courses have surfaced, validating the genre’s place in the annals of American cultural. Sadly, most historic reviews of hip-hop focus on the men who ushered in the movement—the most successful recording...
  • George Harrison Porsche sells for above estimated value at all-Beatles auction

    George Harrison Porsche sells for above estimated value at all-Beatles auction

    A Porsche 928S once owned by George Harrison sold for £45,000 ($55,780 USD) by Omega Auctions on March 17 and was one of the highlights of The Beatles Collection: Vinyl and Memorabilia that featured over 200 lots of Beatles-related items, the auction house announced today. The car was owned by...
  • A musically-talented fan of the show It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia has taken the term superfan to a new level. 

    This video of a jazz drumming accompaniment to ‘Always Sunny’ just won the week

    In the age of on-demand programming, the casual fan has been able to evolve into that of a superfan. Entertainment-based content can now be watched, or listened to, in bulk at the click of a mouse, giving fans the chance to binge watch their way through the entire waste of a weekend. One superfan of...
  • Interview: Laurence Juber treats fans to a musical journey from Irving Berlin to the Beatles

    Interview: Laurence Juber treats fans to a musical journey from Irving Berlin to the Beatles

    It's a warm night in Redwood City, California, and former Wings guitarist Laurence Juber is preparing for a show coming up at the Club Fox. The talk, not too surprisingly, centers around his just-released “LJ Can't Stop Playing the Beatles!,” his third album of his own arrangements of Beatles songs...
  • Mega Ran & MC Lars team up on Resident Evil 7 inspired song 'Safe Room'

    Mega Ran & MC Lars team up on Resident Evil 7 inspired song 'Safe Room'

    MC Lars and Mega Ran are currently on the road together, and they both know the awesomeness that is Resident Evil 7: Biohazard. Released back in January, the seventh game in the beloved Resident Evil video game franchise follows the story of Ethan Winters and his hunt for his wife Mia. Those with...
  • John Lennon and the Quarrymen perform at the Woolton Garden Fete on July 6, 1957, the day Lennon and Paul McCartney first met. 

    Early Beatles historic event to be recreated on its 60th anniversary

    Sixty years to the day after the first meeting of future Beatles John Lennon and Paul McCartney at a local church fete in Liverpool, members of the Quarrymen who were present and performed on that day will appear at a special recreation of the event at St. Peter's Church. This is the original...
  • How bands got their name: Radiohead

    How bands got their name: Radiohead

    When they first came to prominence, Radiohead seemed like the last great band to arise from the Britpop scene of the early and mid-‘90s.  However, instead of being the dying embers of moribund genre, the group ended up being the sparking a new one. They, along with their other English indie rock...
  • Imagine Dragons Unveil Unprecedented ‘Make the Cut’ Video Editing Contest

    Imagine Dragons Unveil Unprecedented ‘Make the Cut’ Video Editing Contest

    Multi-platinum and Grammy-award winning band, Imagine Dragons, wants to know if you’re the next up-and-coming music video editing visionary? To help celebrate the 25th anniversary of Adobe’s Premiere Pro software the band, which recently released a video for their new hit single, “Believer,” is...
  • Actress Kristen Stewart is working on some collaborative projects with her favorite band, Chvrches. 

    Kristen Stewart is working on a “musically oriented piece” with Chvrches for Planned Parenthood

    Pop culture fanatics love nothing more than when their favorite actors or actresses find themselves wandering into the world of music and vice versa. The creative worlds of the Scottish synthpop band Chvrches and current indie film princess Kristen Stewart are pretty opposite from one another, but...
  • How bands got their name: The White Stripes

    How bands got their name: The White Stripes

    As hard as it is to admit, rock ‘n roll is not the cultural force it once was. In recent years, younger genres like EDM and hip-hop have overtaken the once dominant form in terms of relevance and innovation. Still, rock music has gone through dormant intervals before, only to come to roaring back to...
  • How bands got their name: At The Drive-In

    How bands got their name: At The Drive-In

    At the Drive-In will go down in music history as one of the best bands to arise out of the post-hardcore boom of the late ‘90s and early 2000s. After building a sizable underground following by touring relentlessly, the El-Paso, Texas-based punk rock group breakthrough to the mainstream with the...
  • Selena Gomez donates to Lupus research

    Selena Gomez donates to Lupus research

    Selena Gomez donated to the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine for Lupus research. The singer and actress recently revealed she was diagnosed with the autoimmune disease, making this an important cause for her.   Dealing with an autoimmune disease is no easy feat. It can be...
  • Interview: Nancy Sayle discusses upcoming Rock Against MS Benefit Concert

    Interview: Nancy Sayle discusses upcoming Rock Against MS Benefit Concert

    The 5th Annual Rock Against MS benefit is an all-star-studded event and awards show that will take place at the beautiful Los Angeles Theatre on Saturday, March 25. Hosted by comedians Bill Burr ("Breaking Bad"/"Date Night") and Craig Gass ("Sex in the City"/"Howard Stern Show"), this amazing...
  • Sherri Crawford, Loud Girl Media

    Concert Review: Dropkick Murphys rock House of Blues Myrtle Beach

    Celtic punk rockers Dropkick Murphys delivered a raucous set during last night’s sold-out performance at House of Blues Myrtle Beach. The Boston band noted for its rowdy style and frenetic shows didn’t disappoint, in a full house that seemingly mainlined each note. Before hitting the stage, the band...
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