This Apple iPhone 4s “Rock God” commercial is pretty annoying to me. The only cool part of this commercial is when the teenage boy is at a record store looking though vinyl, the record he is holding is “Come Around Sundown” by Kings Of Leon.
Archive | March, 2012
One of my favorite advertisements has to be this ad for “The Kids Are Alright” rockumentary film released in 1979 about The Who. The ad features Pete Townshend about to smash his Gibson Les Paul guitar with the caption “This Guitar Has Seconds To Live.”
Maybe I am looking into these 2007 fan photos of Anthony Kiedis at a Los Angeles Lakers game with his baby momma Heather Christie a bit too much but I’m pretty sure it must have been difficult for Christie to deal with.
Noel Gallagher slammed Glastonbury Festival officials in 2008 for booking Hip-Hops biggest act Jay-Z to headline that years festival that failed to sell-out. Gallagher said it was “wrong” for a hip-hop act to be booked to headline the event instead of traditional guitar acts who actually play.
In the Elvis Presley 1957 classic movie “Jailhouse Rock”, Elvis’ character Vincent Everett gets thrown in jail for ten years for accidentally killing a man in a bar room brawl. When he gets to jail he is assigned his prison uniform and the inmate number on his jacket is 6239.
The Clash and Joe Strummer make a small cameo appearance in the Academy Award nominated movie “Moneyball”. Brad Pitt who plays Billy Beane in the movie is shown in his office at the Oakland A’s stadium. Behind Pitt is a poster of The Clash concert that took place in that same stadium on October 23, 1982 when The Clash was on tour supporting The Who.
“Get Back” might be the only song by The Beatles that has studio recorded versions with individual lead vocals by Paul McCartney, John Lennon and George Harrison. McCartney wrote the song and his version was the one released by The Beatles on “Let It Be”. Lennon’s version was recorded during The Beatles “Get Back” sessions.
Swan Song Records is the now defunct record label launched by Led Zeppelin on May 10, 1974. Here is the Swan Song Inc. logo directly from their letterhead. The Swan Song company logo was based on this 1869 painting by painter William Rimmer called “Evening” or “The Fall of Day”, featuring a picture of the Greek god Apollo.
We did a story not so long ago about how in her pre-Blondie days Deborah “Debbie” Harry worked as a Playboy bunny at New York City’s Playboy Club. In searching for the Playboy Bunny pictures of Miss Harry, we found a bunch of hot pictures of Deborah in her Blondie heyday.
Noel Gallagher has always had an obsession with Adidas tennis shoes, even adorning his Gibson J-200 with an Adidas sticker. On October 17, 2011, coinciding with the release of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds album, Noel teamed up with Adidas to release 200 pairs of his signature “NG 72”.