“I went to see the Yardbirds play at this really stuffy student black-tie event at Cambridge University. The singer, Keith Relf, got quite inebriated and was being really punky. He was really staring down the establishment and put on a magnificent rock and roll performance. He was knocking things over and shouting obscenities at the audience. I really enjoyed myself.” — Jimmy Page
The Who is preparing to go on a tour where they’ll perform their 1973 classic, Quadrophenia, in full. But while they’re on the road, Pete Townshend’s musical collaborator, Rachel Fuller, is preparing a symphonic rendition of the album.
Mick Jagger On SNL: Skits, Three Performances, No Rolling Stones Clues This weekend, Mick Jagger helped to put a lid on Saturday Night Live‘s latest season, performing three times, joining in a couple of skits, […]
Keef won’t be showin’ up for Mick’s first SNL hosting gig this weekend–so he SAYS, anyway–but Foo Fighters, Arcade Fire, and Jeff Beck will DEFINITELY make up for his Glimmer Twin’s absence this weekend. One […]
The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards. It’s the biggest show on television, with 200 or 300 performers, 23 great performances, and a run time of over 3 ½ hours. Walk into a dressing room backstage at […]
Last week Last.fm Trends looked at the Best Pop Instrumental Performance category at the Grammy Awards – this week it is the turn of Best Rock Instrumental Performance to go under the microscope. Read on […]
Carrying on with our coverage of the The Grammy Awards, today sees the award of Best Pop Instrumental Performance get the Last.fm Trends treatment. This award, which the Grammys began recognizing in 1969 ([lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Mason […]
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On November 9 Rhino Entertainment is set to release a new concert film from the 2010 Crossroads Guitar Festival that will feature over four hours of footage from the event. The third Crossroads Guitar Festival […]
The dream of every fan of guitar heroics came true over the weekend, when [lastfm]Eric Clapton[/lastfm], [lastfm]B.B. King[/lastfm], [lastfm]Jeff Beck[/lastfm] and hoards of others topped a star-studded lineup as part of Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar […]