The headlining acts at the 13th annual Blues & Brews Festival in Telluride this weekend is a baffling, left-handed mix that only a VH-1 executive would dream up: surly city grit (Lou Reed), bright…
John Clarke Jr.
Dunstan Prial's book about legendary record producer John Hammond has a pitch-perfect story arc: rich boy discovers music and Harlem, gets job in record business, serves up historic talent to…
Review: ‘Life on Planet Rock: From Guns N’ Roses to Nirvana, a Backstage Journey Through Rock’s Most Debauched Decade’
Lonn Friend parlayed a junior editing job at Hustler (testing sex toys and reviewing videos) to editing the hard-rock magazine RIP at the dawn of the heavy-metal scene when Los Angeles was teeming…
As a warm-up to a 17-show tour in February, O.A.R. (Of a Revolution) made a large-scale debut at Madison Square Garden, where this former Ohio State U. frat band drew a full house of screaming teens…
After Ween's mid-tour meltdown last year -- attributed to substance abuse problems -- the New Hope, Pa., band's future looked grim. A year later, with the band compiling unreleased recordings under…