The National Recording Registry at the Library of Congress has announced 25 recordings selected for preservation, and Pink Floyd’s legendary The Dark Side of the Moon, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend, is among […]
Pop star Justin Bieber collapsed during a performance at London’s O2 Arena last week (March 7), requiring medical attention and a brief hospital stay. During his hospital stopover, the Biebs assured fans that he was […]
Sadly, the history of rock is littered with tales of immense talent being snuffed by addiction to lethal narcotics. Here is our breakdown of 10 of the worst-case scenarios when rock stars got mixed up with hard drugs and lost.
The memoir, due out in February, will tackle the record business legend’s early beginnings, going from an orphaned teen to a Harvard Law School graduate and eventually becoming the hit maker we know now.
From pop star Pink to indie dream girl Zooey Deschanel, big name actresses have been attached to the lead role in Janis Joplin’s biopic. But it will be recent Tony Award-winning actress Nina Arianda that will play the title role in Joplin.
Jane’s Addiction is due to receive its star in 2013, alongside powerhouse ’60s vocalist Janis Joplin, Usher and the Backstreet Boys.
A number of new releases featuring classic artists came out this week. Whether you get your music via downloading, online ordering or going to an actual store and buying it, here’s some music that’s available […]
In 1968, a record producer named Alan Lorber started hyping “the Bosstown Sound” as a marketing concept. Other American cities had their influential scenes — Detroit, Memphis, San Francisco — so why not Boston? The […]
As we noted earlier this week, “Brown Sugar” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]the Rolling Stones[/lastfm] hit the Billboard Hot 100 forty years ago. It was the highest-debuting song of the week. A couple of the other new songs […]
Between 1969-1971, the world lost four unrivaled musicians when Janis Joplin, Brian Jones, Jim Morrison and Jimi Hendrix all died either by the hand of heroin or another substance. This coincidental phenomenon generated the name […]