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Win "American Valhalla" Iggy Pop/ Josh Homme Rock Doc DVD

Here is exhibit "A" on why I am no gambler: as recently as 2015, what Vegas oddsmaker would have thought by 2018 that David Bowie, Glenn Frey, Tom Petty, and Chris Cornell would all be gone, while Jerry Lee Lewis, Brian Wilson, Keith Richards,…

Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band- Stranger in Town 40th Annivesary 5-14

After his many years of struggle and albums culminated in the big 1976 hit album Night Moves,  you may wonder why Bob Seger titled his May 1978 follow-up Stranger in Town.  He reveals the answer to that against the soundtrack (hint ) of "Still…
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Rod Stewart- Rhythm of My Heart- LA Troubadour 4-25-13

Five years ago this week a remarkable musical event transpired as singing superstar Sir Rod Stewart blew minds, kisses,  and a few monitor speakers with the ill-timed mic drop by surprising everybody by packing his big thirteen-piece band onto…
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David Bowie- Let's Dance 35th Anniversary

New York City residents go to great lengths of time and expense to avoid, or at least mitigate, standing in line for the basics of living in one of the most densely populated cities in the world. That knowledge only serves to underscore the…
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Win New Dead Daisies "Burn It Down"

The new album Burn It Down  is five-alarm rock from the Dead Daisies, a band that's not afraid to singe a few eyebrows in the pursuit of a red hot good time! North American hard rock residents should register below before midnight ET May…
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R.E.M.- Murmur 35th Anniversary- Michael Stipe, Peter Buck

R.E.M. "Murmur" quietly emerged thirty-five years ago and never left my essential music list.
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Dire Straits- Rock Hall of Fame Best, pt 2- Mark Knopfler

When the song "Money for Nothing" by Dire Straits became a worldwide hit in Summer 1985, the album Brothers in Arms  from which it came won a Grammy Award for best recorded sound, while the song won another for Best Rock Song that year. However,…

Jeff Beck w/ Steven Tyler- Train Kept a Rollin'- Hollywood Bowl 2016

In tribute to Jeff Beck celebrating his 50th anniversary in 2016, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler comes full circle by saluting Jeff Beck's Yardbirds days with "Train Kept a Rollin' ". You can find this and similar musical tributes from Billy Gibbons, Buddy…
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Win The Cars Expanded Editions of "Shake It Up" & "Heartbeat City"

The Cars have just been given a well-deserved permanent parking space inside the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and Rhino Records celebrates with high-horsepower remastered and expanded deluxe CD editions of 1981's Shake It Up   ( now containing…

Dire Straits- Rock Hall Best pt 1- Mark Knopfler

"As I run every light on Memory Lane down to Telegraph Road..." - Mark Knopfler With Dire Straits visionary Mark Knopfler In the Studio we thought we would "mark" the occasion of the London band's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction this…