Debates over top guitarists usually get pretty heated, but rarely does someone end up behind bars for their viewpoint. According to The Sun News, in early February, police in Cleveland suburb Brook Park were dispatched to a Motel 6 after the staff reported a nasty argument between a couple.
Need a last-minute gift for the rock fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help, with rundowns of this year’s best box sets.
When Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider was performing as club owner Dennis Dupree in Broadway’s Rock of Ages, word came through that the hit musical would soon be developed into a blockbuster movie. Snider’s manager was giddy over the prospect of Dee’s big screen casting – a role that eventually went to Alec Baldwin – but Dee had no expectations, thinking instead that the film would cast big names. And he was exactly right.
New wave may have peaked in the mainstream 30 years ago, but Blondie and Devo are hoping to bring it back with a new tour together. The ’80s mainstays, both with the majority of their […]
When the star-studded adaptation of Broadway’s Rock Of Ages hits theaters on June 15, fans will see Tom Cruise give his take on Sunset Strip-style rock star vamping in the decade of excess (which Cruise […]
A tumultuous band subject to the tumultuous whims of leader Kevin Rowland, Dexy’s Midnight Runners were a hit many times over in the UK. In the US, however, they’ve never managed to break free from the category known as One-Hit Wonders.
With a name like Kajagoogoo, it had to be good. At least once, anyway.
Twenty-five years ago this week, rock journeyman [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Billy Vera[/lastfm] finally hit it big, thanks to a TV show that featured one of his old songs.
Though they had a string of hits in the UK over the course of more than fifteen years, Big Country found only one hit in the US… and we all know which one that is.