ZZ Top started in 1969. They continued playing together as a three-piece until five days before bassist Dusty Hill’s death in 2021. The 52 or 53 years they played together is the longest continuous period of time a band has been together without a lineup change. They continue to make new music. In fact, ZZ […]

By Russell Wark:- He got older, that’s all. He’s 72 now and still plays drums for Queen. He decided he was going to get himself some tattoos. His son, Rufus Taylor (who looks just like him!), is also enjoying rock stardom as drummer for The Darkness. Billboard News I’d say Roger’s doing pretty well these […]

By Rocci Disopa:- No doubt The Jimi Hendrix Experience opening up for the Monkees was a real boner! And a young and aggressive Van Halen opening up for an inebriated Ozzy with a burnt-out Black Sabbath certainly pitted the aged with the new. Whatever happened to the 70s and early 80s duo Captain and Tennille? […]

By My Bohemian Life:- Was Steven Tyler always the lead singer of Aerosmith? In 1970, two bands, Chain Reaction and Jam Band played at the same gig. Tyler immediately loved Jam Band’s sound and wanted to combine the two bands. In October 1970, the bands met up again and considered the proposition. Tyler, who had […]

By Ron Wagner: – Before becoming famous with her husband Daryl Dragon, Toni Tennille was a favorite of mine because she was the first “girl” in The Beach Boys. Those were the days before The Beach Boys became a sad parody of themselves and I bought their later albums, like “Sunflower” and “Surfs Up,” which […]

By Eric Johnson: – Led Zeppelin IV, sometimes referred to as “ZoSo”, was recorded between December 1970 and February 1971, mostly in the country house known as Headley Grange. At first the band went to Bron-Yr-Aur, a country house in Snowdonia, Wales, to write new material. Then the recording sessions began at Island Records’ new […]

Her 30 track gets a dramatic visual from director Sam Brown By Evan Minsker January 12, 2022 Adele (Still via YouTube) Adele has shared her latest visual for a song from her new album 30. Her new video is for “Oh My God,” a song made in collaboration with Greg Kurstin. The dramatic clip was […]

Spector’s family announced that the inimitable “Be My Baby” singer passed away following a cancer diagnosis By Madison Bloom January 12, 2022 Ronnie Spector (Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) Ronnie Spector, the inimitable vocalist who rose to fame as the leader of 1960s girl group the Ronettes, has died. Spector’s family announced the news in a […]

Our weekly playlist highlights songs that our writers, editors, and contributors are listening to on repeat By Pitchfork January 10, 2022 The staff of Pitchfork listens to a lot of new music. A lot of it. On any given day our writers, editors, and contributors go through an imposing number of new releases, giving recommendations […]

Act 1 of the film will get a nationwide theatrical release on February 10, ahead of its Netflix premiere on February 16 By Madison Bloom January 10, 2022 Ye  (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images). Act 1 of Netflix’s three-part documentary Jeen-Yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy is getting a nationwide theatrical release on February 10, Rolling Stone […]

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