Six New Classic Songs From 2013Paul McCartney, Elton John and Prince were among those to add to their lengthy list of greatest hits in 2013.
Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon Talks New Music, Foo Fighters and the Nuge"It's true that in general the mainstream media tends to - and this is normal human nature - pay attention to bands that do well in New York or L.A. They end up getting more attention, because those are the media centers. But there's a lot of area, what people call the 'flyover states,' and those people who live there love their rock and roll, and are loyal to their bands."
John Fogerty Talks ‘Sound City,’ Upcoming TourOne of the highlights of last week's Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony came early in the night, as Randy Newman was joined by Tom Petty, Jackson Browne and John Fogerty for a rocking run through his hit "I Love L.A."
Whenever I Call You, Friend: Stevie Nicks' Greatest CollaborationsMore than thirty years into an incredible career, Stevie Nicks seems busier than ever. On April 2, there's a documentary film on the making of her latest album, In Your Dreams. Two days later, Fleetwood Mac kick off their latest tour in Columbus, Ohio. A tour that follows-up her recent string of dates with Dave Grohl's Sound City Players.
Edgar Winter's 'Frankenstein,'Rush and 'Footloose': Dave Grohl's SXSW KeynoteGrohl's joy was on full display at his keynote speech today (March 14) at the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, marking quite a contract between the jaded music industry insiders who tend to cram the streets of Austin during SXSW. Here are our 10 favorite moments from Grohl's speech.
Dave Grohl's Classic Rock CredentialsConsidering he gets to hang with his idols all day, Dave Grohl has a pretty cool life. Most recently, he's been playing shows with his Sound City Players, featuring Stevie Nicks, John Fogerty, Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen and Rick Springfield.
Stream Dave Grohl's 'Sound City: Reel To Reel' SoundtrackThe soundtrack to Dave Grohl’s documentary Sound City is now streaming in its entirety on NPR, one week ahead of its scheduled release date.
Stevie Nicks' 'In Your Dreams' Doc To Screen At SXSWRock's white-winged-dove, Stevie Nicks chronicles the recording of her 2011 solo album, In Your Dreams, in the documentary, also called In Your Dreams. Former Eurythmics legend, Dave Stewart produced the album at her home-studio, and also directed the documentary. The film will screen at Austin, Texas' South by Southwest Interactive, Film, and Music Festival Thursday, March 4.
Dave Grohl Takes Over “Chelsea Lately” Hosting Duties During GRAMMY WeekFoo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, currently on a whirlwind promotional blitz for his directorial debut, Sound City, is taking over the hosting chair from Chelsea Handler on her Chelsea Lately TV talk show on the E! network during GRAMMY Week.
'Sound City' Reviewed: Much More Than A Film About A Mixing Board"This Neve board, this... is not my world. Engineers who spend hours on the kick drum (sound)? Please! I would rather have a blood transfusion!" This is part of a rather unlikely conversation between Barry Manilow -- perennially the least-hip singer -- and head Foo Fighter Dave Grohl, who can seemingly get any rock legend on the phone.
Dave Grohl’s Sound City Players Take Hollywood With All-Star Concert And Film Premiere“We started this project about a year and a half ago,” said Dave Grohl, standing in front of a packed theater at Hollywood’s famous Cineramadome, the VIP crowd assembled for the L.A. premiere of documentary Sound City, Grohl’s directorial debut and love letter to the revered San Fernando Valley, CA recording studio that time forgot.
What's Next For Dave Grohl's Sound City Players? (Hint: NY and SXSW Seem Like Good Bets)Dave Grohl's Sound City Players blew the roof off of Park City Live in Utah earlier this month at the Sundance Film Festival (January 18), and they will rock the Hollywood Palladium after the film's L.A. premiere later this week. As of now, that is the only concert that the all-star group has on their schedule, but it looks like they might be hitting a few other locations, including New York and South By Southwest.