Following an appearance on political commentary show Huckabee, Korn guitarist Brian “Head” Welch has seemingly responded to criticism for the segment after it aired earlier this month on Christian-based TV network TBN. During the episode, Welch performed a version of Korn’s “Blind” as the former Republican Arkansas Governor and talk show host joined in on the bass guitar. Watch
Sting Ray Anthony will perform ‘history of Rock ‘n’ roll performing the 50’s 60’s Hits! Ray Anthony’s arsenal of talent extends beyond look and voice. As an accomplished musician/songwriter, his knowledge in the high-tech, fast paced music industry is unlimited. A gifted guitarist, Ray also plays bass, piano and drums.
Despite having lost its main investor and production partner, and with rumours of artist contracts now being invalid, Woodstock’s founder says the show will go on. In a week that most festival organizers would want to forget, the problems faced by Woodstock 50 appear to be mounting. In addition to
As teased late last week, Apple has officially decided to discontinue their iTunes music service, choosing instead to break up the desktop service and offer three separate applications for music, television and podcasts. One of the biggest questions that longtime users of iTunes had upon the initial discussion of the
Legendary British rock band Led Zeppelin announced the release of the first ever band-sanctioned documentary in celebration of their upcoming 50th anniversary. “The time was right for us to tell our own story for the first time in our own words, and I think that this film will really bring
More than 400 flyers, posters, album covers, zines, and other ephemera from the punk era will be on view at New York’s Museum of Arts and Design. The punk scene of the 1970s and early 80s burned brightly and briefly, but its impact on culture, style and design can still be
L.A. GUNS singer Phil Lewis has dismissed the notion that rock is dead, saying fans can look forward to “a thriving, crazy rock scene like we’ve never seen before.” While rock ‘n’ roll has been king of the music world for decades, in the past few years, it’s been unseated
NEW YORK — Museum exhibits tend to be quiet. Not this one. In Play It Loud, an exuberant show that can be heard as well as seen, the Metropolitan Museum of Art takes on the history of rock ’n’ roll through iconic instruments on loan from some of rock’s biggest
For the first fifty years of the recorded music industry, everyone had to make do with scratchy, fragile 78 RPM records. These 10-inch discs dating from the late 1800s and generally worked fine. It wasn’t until 1948 when Columbia Records came along with its long-playing albums pressed on a new
Nashville knows how to pull the big crowds. For years it’s been one of the most popular destinations in the United States. But the fact is, Tennessee has so much more to offer beyond Nashville — specifically, the cultural landmark of Memphis. Like Nashville, Memphis is one of the most
Way back in the early 1980s a family friend owned a record store called Boomer Sound. It was located in the Brunswick shopping center, near where Safeway is now. One day he had a band signing autographs in his shop. Not very many people turned out to meet them, but
The best-selling female artists of the ‘90s, a punk rocker-turned-MTV-pop-icon, a legendary ‘70s glam rock band, a low-rent Radiohead, the self-anointed “Jesus of Cool,” a founding member of Pink Floyd, rock’s premiere poetess, and the unofficial founder of the one-name celebrity club are some of the big acts hitting the
Here’s what we call “Back To School”, written and performed by Eddie Van Halen in 1983. This track is part of the musical score from the movie The Wild Life, released in 1984. Eddie wrote the entire musical score for the movie, playing guitar along with his electronic drum machine.