A. When not only did they sign off on these covers of their classic songs but they also performed and appeared in the music videos. A bad cover of a classic song is a terrible thing but a bad cover of a classic song with members of the original band involved is downright blasphemous. The candidates are…
Archive | June, 2011
Billy Corgan used this 1974 Fender Stratocaster live and on several The Smashing Pumpkins songs including “Where Boys Fear to Tread” and for the main rhythm of “Muzzle,”
This photo of Paul & Linda McCartney with David Gilmour taken in 1975 is an instant classic. The Beatles/Wings + Pink Floyd.
Pamela Courson was Jim Morrison’s long-term companion having dated him from when she met him in 1965 until she found him dead in a bathtub on July 3, 1971 in France. On April 25, 1974, less than three years after the death of Jim Morrison, Courson herself died of a heroin overdose on the living room couch at this Los Angeles apartment.
In what has to be the first in the world of Major League Baseball and Rock Musicians, the Seattle Mariners gave away a Mike McCready Bobblehead on June 3, 2011. Pearl Jam and McCready both reside in Seattle, Washington but the special occasion was in support of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.
Kurt Cobain married Courtney Love on February 24, 1992 on a cliff overlooking Waikiki Beach on the island of O’aho in Hawaii. After flying in from Japan, Nirvana was in town to play two-sold out shows in Honolulu on February 21 & 22.
Anthony Kiedis and Madonna have both had their fair share of lovers so a romance between the two in the mid 1990’s should come as no surprise. But what should come as a surprise is this horrible performance of “The Lady Is A Tramp” the two did together for Arsenio Hall’s 1000th show celebration on May 17, 1993
Reeve Carney is the actor-singer portraying Peter Parker in the Broadway musical “Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark”. I have had the pleasure to meet the young man on several occasions before he became “Broadway’s Spider-Man” and knew he was a true talent. Case in point, check out this performance of John Lennon’s “Jealous Guy” with his band Carney…
Quick poll to find our who is the best rapper using a number in his name. They could be using their nicknames, street name or just using the power of numerology but the nominees in this poll are pretty strong, cast your vote and let us know what you think…
When Liam Gallagher busted out this Union Jack windbreaker jacket while performing with Beady Eye at the Isle of Wright festival on June 12, 2011, he joined a long line of British musicians that have used the Union Jack as a fashion statement.