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 […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees: Radiohead, the Zombies, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, the Cure and Roxy Music

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees: Radiohead, the Zombies, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, the Cure and Roxy Music

On Thursday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the official list of inductees into its halls for 2019, so congratulations to the following: Radiohead The Zombies Stevie Nicks Janet Jackson Def Leppard The Cure Roxy Music Congratulations #RockHall2019 Inductees @thecure, @defleppard, @janetjackson, @stevienicks, @radiohead, #RoxyMusic and @thezombiesmusic Now's the time to celebrate […]

Searching for ‘True Meanings’ with Paul Weller (Album Review/Q&A)

Searching for ‘True Meanings’ with Paul Weller (Album Review/Q&A)

Over the past few years, every time I’ve interviewed Paul Weller, the legendary English musician known as the Modfather, he mentioned that he was contemplating releasing an acoustic album. For an artist who’s taken as many twists and turns over the course of his 40-plus year career as Bob Dylan, it seemed no idle threat. […]

Top 11 Songs With Advice You Ought to Take

Top 11 Songs With Advice You Ought to Take

“Never tell your problems to anyone … 20% don’t care and the other 80% are glad you have them.” – Lou Holtz “Walk This Way” by Aerosmith and Run-D.M.C. When hip hop group Run-D.M.C. had a 1986 crossover hit with a cover of Aerosmith‘s “Walk This Way,” it marked hip hop’s entry into mainstream pop […]

Eminem Samples Joe Walsh, the Zombies, and Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders on New Album ‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’ (Listen)

Eminem Samples Joe Walsh, the Zombies, and Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders on New Album ‘The Marshall Mathers LP 2’ (Listen)

Next week, rapper Eminem will release The Marshall Mathers LP 2, his new album and sequel of sorts to his very successful 2000 release The Marshall Mathers LP. This time around, Em decided to pepper his new music with a handful of interesting classic rock samples. The album’s lead single, Berzerk, features Billy Squier’s The […]