Happy 75th Birthday to Roger Daltrey of The Who!

Happy 75th Birthday to Roger Daltrey of The Who!

2019 is a big year for The Who — the legendary rock band will head out on a special 29-city North American tour backed by a symphony orchestra. But it’s also a big year for another reason, as vocalist Roger Daltrey celebrates his 75th birthday today. 75 is quite an important birthday indeed, so here’s […]

Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories

Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories

Top 11 Band Name Origin Stories  “If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name at a Swiss bank.” – Woody Allen Pink Floyd In 1963, future Pink Floyd members Roger Waters and Nick Mason went through band names that included the Meggadeaths, the Screaming Abdabs, Leonard’s […]

Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)

Todd Rundgren Discusses His New Memoir, ‘The Individualist’ (The Interview)

Todd Rundgren (Photo: Jean Lannen) Todd Rundgren’s long awaited autobiography The Individualist bears a title apt for a musical iconoclast who has steered his 50 year career with stubborn independence and uncompromising artistic vision, battling the “Blue Meanies” of the music industry. His brilliant new book carves an illuminating window into the psyche of one of […]

A Few Questions With … Vintage Trouble Guitarist Nalle Colt

A Few Questions With … Vintage Trouble Guitarist Nalle Colt

Known for a fiery fusion of rock, blues, and soul, Vintage Trouble continues its mission to harness bigger and more swaggering grooves. But Chapter II- EP1, the new EP from the Hollywood, California-based group, highlights their ventures into more diverse sounds, including more acoustic material and disco, and a greater focus on more multilayered, polished […]

Top 11 British Phrases Heard in Beatles Songs

Top 11 British Phrases Heard in Beatles Songs

Until 1964, Americans imagined Brits as businessmen in bowler hats and stuffy butlers who served tea. The Beatles‘ arrival on our shores changed all that. We grew our hair, dressed in Carnaby Street fashions and overnight, British words like “fab” and “gear” entered our language. But Beatles lyrics contain many expressions that many American fans […]

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