rock

Bob Diehl
March 09, 2020 - 10:31 am
Led Zeppelin had been accused of borrowing heavily from Spirit’s 1968 song “Taurus” to come up with “Stairway to Heaven,” but Robert Plant and Jimmy Page have always insisted their iconic song is all original.
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Bob Diehl
March 09, 2020 - 10:00 am
Pearl Jam is offering a one night only presentation in movie theaters around the world. Fans who attend the Gigaton Listening Experience will be treated to the entire album in Dolby Atmos. It will be enhanced with visuals created by Evolve.
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Bob Diehl
February 04, 2020 - 6:48 am
The 13,000 square-foot home in Marin County has sweeping bay views, a recording studio, indoor basketball court, sauna and aquarium. The property also has a bar area that features large wall art of the snake from the cover of Metallica’s black album.
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Bob Diehl
January 21, 2020 - 11:57 am
The Beatles don’t have one. Neither do Led Zeppelin , Pink Floyd or the Rolling Stones . But Queen does. They’ve just become the first band in history to be commemorated on a British coin. “Four friends who rewrote the rules of rock,” reads the statement from the Royal Mint. “The first coin in our...
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January 15, 2020 - 5:09 am
The Doobie Brothers , Depeche Mode , Nine Inch Nails , The Notorious B.I.G. , T. Rex and Whitney Houston are this year’s inductees into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. It’s been a long time coming for the Doobies, who helped soundtrack the 70s with hits like “China Grove” and have been eligible...
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January 10, 2020 - 10:02 am
Vinyl made a comeback years ago, and the format is proving to have staying power. According to Nielsen Music’s year-end report, vinyl now represents 26% of all physical album sales with 18.8 million units sold in 2019. That’s compared to 54.8 million CDs. Vinyl remains especially popular with the...
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December 09, 2019 - 8:46 am
Ozzy Osburne is still looking out for the guitarist who helped him launch his solo career and made his first two post- Black Sabbath albums must listens. Ozzy is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction and/or return of some priceless gear that once belonged to...
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December 06, 2019 - 6:53 am
Before the touchdowns and trophy presentation in Miami, there will be music. Guns N’ Roses , Maroon 5 and DJ Khaled have signed on to headline Super Bowl Music Fest. The three-day event at American Airlines Arena kicks off Thursday, January 30th with DJ Khaled “and Friends,” including DaBaby . Axl...
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Bob Diehl
October 28, 2019 - 6:51 am
The iconic sweater worn by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana ’s MTV Unplugged performance sold for $334,000 at auction – a record. Julian’s Auctions says the price exceeded expectations and became the most expensive sweater ever sold at an auction. The olive sweater is a Manhattan-brand cardigan, size...
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Bob Diehl
October 22, 2019 - 8:34 am
The Who ’s Tommy is returning to Broadway in 2021. The show that helped prove rock operas work on-stage originally ran for two years starting in 1993 and is being reworked by original director Des McAnuff . “Our new production of Tommy will be a reinvention aimed directly at today,” he said in a...
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