Rockers Billy Corgan and Tom Morello are huge fans of the Chicago Cubs baseball team but Eddie Vedder might be the biggest Cubbies fan in the rock world. Vedder has attended the Cubs fantasy camp for several years and has even written a song about the Cubs. Here’s some photo’s of Vedder at the 2011 Cubs Fantasy in Mesa, Arizona.
Archive | June, 2012
On February 21, 1975, John Lennon released an album of late 1950’s and early 1960’s covers called “Rock ‘n’ Roll”. The album cover features a 1961 photo of Lennon in a doorway in Hamburg, Germany with three blurry figures walking past him in the foreground.
The precursor to he 1980’s “Hair Bands” and 1970’s “Glam Rock” were huge bands like Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones & Aerosmith basically wearing women’s clothing. Case in point, check out some of these tops worn by our rock idols…
June 4, 1975 The Rolling Stones played at the Convention Center in San Antonio Texas and took the opportunity to take these photos at The Alamo. Mick Jagger has the British Union Jack draped around him while Ronnie Wood holds the Texas state flag and Keith Richards displays the Confederate flag.
Here’s a “public service announcement” from a Foo Fighter, don’t ever tattoo the name of a boyfriend/girlfriend on your body. A lesson Taylor Hawkins learned when he tattooed the name of his ex-girlfirend “Mimi” on his left arm.
Oasis has always owned up to “ripping off” their idols The Beatles when it came to their music and sound. Well this time it looks like the roles have been reversed as Paul McCartney has ripped off Noel Gallagher. On June 4, 2012, McCartney performed at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and unveiled a special edition “Union Jack” version of his signature Hofner bass guitar.
Kurt Cobain created the collage on the back cover of the Nirvana album “In Utero”, which he described as “Sex and woman and In Utero and vaginas and birth and death”, that consists of model fetuses and body parts lying in a bed of orchids and lilies. Here is the back cover of “In Utero”…
On May 5, 2012, A very snobby Kanye West (via @kanyewest Twitter) sent this barrage of tweets insulting the way people on the streets of NYC dress.
When The Beatles “Yellow Submarine” animated film was in production, there had been discussions about having each Beatle voice his own character but The Beatles had a lot going on at the time and it proved impossible to get all four into the studio together for the recording sessions.