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John Lydon: “Not an Old Codger Yet”

After a hiatus of nearly two decades, John Lydon is back on the road with his long-running arty post-punk meets stadium rock outfit Public Image Ltd. (PiL). Lydon of course first came to prominence as the spiky-haired, foul-mouthed singer of the SexPistols.

 

It’s been nearly 40 years since Lydon, then known primarily by his stage name of Johnny Rotten, along with guitarist Steve Jones, drummer Paul Cook and bassist… Read More

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The Head and the Heart at The Wiltern – Los Angeles

Show Review: The Head and the Heart @ The Wiltern
October 12th, 2012

 

Below is an excerpt from a review by Christine Perez – LA Music Blog. Read the full review here

 

All photos by: Shawn Brackbill

The video above of “Down in the Valley” is obviously stock footage and not from the show reviewed below.

 

To say that Seattle-born band the Head and the Heart will mellow any stressed-out, traffic-battling 20-something Los Angelian rushing to get to a concert on time is… Read More

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Doom And Gloom’, The Rolling Stones’ First Song In Seven Years

Written by Alyson Camus Saturday, rocknyc – 13 October 2012

 

The first new Rolling Stones song in seven years was posted in YouTube after premiering on Radio 2 in the UK on Thursday, and you know what? It is as if the Stones had never stopped making music. The song is pure rock’ n’ roll, definitely old school Stones, with Mick Jagger’s muddy and dragging howl and roaring badass guitars and the whole thing is just asking to be blasted through your soundsystem.

The sound of ‘Doom and… Read More

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Bret Michaels, Dee Snider Set for All-Star Celebrity Apprentice

The cast for the 2013 season of the popular CBS reality show Celebrity Apprentice was recently unveiled and it includes two of the most high profile frontmen of the Eighties hair band era. Poison vocalist Bret Michaels and Twisted Sister mainman Dee Snider are both set to be among the 14 contestants for the upcoming season.

 

Michaels won the show back in 2010 and is looking to become the first ever two-time winner on the popular… Read More

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Stevie Nicks Offers Apology for Threatening to Strangle Nicki Minaj

One day after inadvertently inserting herself into the celebrity feud between Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj, by threatening to strangle the celebutante rapper, Stevie Nicks has issued an apology.

 

The legendary Fleetwood Mac vocalist put out a statement that explained her remarks were spoken “during a… Read More

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Guns n Roses Gear Up for Vegas Residency

Legendary L.A. rockers Guns ‘N’ Roses are in the final stages of preparing for their residency at the Joint in the Hard Rock Cafe‘ Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The 12-night stint kicks off, appropriately enough, on Halloween and will run through November 24.

 

The band, which is led as always by enigmatic frontman Axl Rose, has entitled their… Read More

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