Whether you dig rock, blues, pop, country or jazz, the centerpiece to those styles of music is the guitar. And in a lot of cases the guitars played by world-famous musicians are as recognized as the artists who play them.… Read the rest
Heart 40th anniversary plaques
February 14th 2016 marked the 40th anniversary of the release of Dreamboat Annie, the debut album by the Wilson sisters of Heart.
To mark the occasion, the band is releasing a series of commemorative Platinum Award albums … Read the rest
Retro cassette table
Take a look at this! A beautiful, customizable piece of art designed to look like that classic music delivery system, the cassette tape, and a functional centerpiece to your living space as well.
From the Taybles website:
TAYBLES is comprised … Read the rest
Fleetwood Mac In Concert vinyl release March 4th
In 2015, Fleetwood Mac unveiled a massive Deluxe Edition of its revered double album Tusk that featured 22 previously unreleased live performances selected from the bands 1979-80 tour. Unitil now, those selections have only been available as part of that … Read the rest
On The Record: Bruce Springsteen
We are reaching way back this time, almost 40 years, to an interview with a 28 year-old Bruce Springsteen.
The year was 1978, and a pre-MTV J.J. Jackson was the Rock n Roll Expert for KABC 7 in Los Angeles. … Read the rest
David Lee Roth returns to the Web
We heard you missed him! Hes back!
David Lee Roth, classic Van Halen front man, solo artist and world-renowned crazy bastard is back online after a year-long hiatus.
DavidLeeRoth.net came back on line on Super Bowl Sunday with an all … Read the rest
Peter Cetera rejects Rock Hall Chicago Reunion
Well hey … it wouldn’t be a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame without some kind of drama.
After all, bands break up for a reason and when and if that inevitable invitation to be honored comes along, they have … Read the rest
Lost 80s Live announces 2016 Vegas show
Lost 80s Live will once again rock the Mandalay Beach Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The date is Saturday September 10th, 2016 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.
There will be more acts added, but these are the first six … Read the rest
Watch Metallica’s Pre-Super Bowl Concert
Rick Astley turns 50. Rickrolling turns nine
Rick Astley celebrates his 50th birthday today, and here’s why that’s noteworthy.
In 1988, 22-year old Astley scored a number of hits produced by the Euro production team Stock Aitken Waterman. Their familiar syncopated dance floor beats could be heard … Read the rest
Sir Elton John’s surprise London performance
In celebration of the release of his 32nd studio album, Wonderful Crazy Nights, Sir Elton John went all busker and stopped by the historic St. Pancras Station in London to perform a medley of his greatest hits to the … Read the rest
Earth, Wind & Fire Co-Founder Maurice White Dies at 74
2016 claims another music icon.
Maurice White, the co-founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died following a long battle with Parkinson’s. White was diagnosed in 1992 but the disease had progressed to the point he was forced … Read the rest
The Def Leppard Cruise From Hell
Look, I know its really not polite to laugh at the misfortune of others but sometimes, things are just really, really funny even though theres some crazy and unfortunate circumstances involved. Case in point, the recent Def Leppard rock cruise. … Read the rest
Howard Jones, OMD announce Last Summer on Earth 2016 with Barenaked Ladies
Barenaked Ladies are once again taking their boisterous live shows to audiences nationwide this summer announcing Last Summer on Earth 2016 featuring special guests OMD and Howard Jones. The tour begins on June 3rd in Minneapolis, MN at The … Read the rest
San Jose’s Rockbar Theater to close February 14th
It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Rockbar Theater in San Jose will be closing its doors February 14th. The property has been sold and many surrounding businesses will also shutter.
The Rockbar, owned by Susan Cramer … Read the rest
Finch Files: Bucky Sinister & Sober Rockers
The rest of us can’t go to work loaded, so why do rockers and creative types do it? Writer, poet and (sober) comedian has a few theories. Hosted by Peter Finch.
Peter Finch has been a Bay Area radio staple … Read the rest
Eagles guitarist Glenn Frey dead at 67
Glenn Frey, a founding member and guitarist of the Eagles and solo artist, has died at the age of 67.
The multiple Grammy winner co-wrote and sang many of the Eagles’ hits, including “Take It Easy,” “Tequila Sunrise,” “Lyin’ Eyes,” … Read the rest
Soundwaves Xmas 2015 nominated for four WAVE Awards
We’re thrilled to announce the 2015 edition of SOUNDWAVES CHRISTMAS has been nominated for four WAVE Awards – in the categories of ENTERTAINMENT, MUSIC PROGRAMMING, PROGRAM/CHANNEL PROMO and COMMUNITY ISSUES.
More than 350 entries were received for the Western Access … Read the rest
Music Legend David Bowie Dies at 69
It all seemed like a hoax, but in the end, it was a simple tweet from his son Duncan Jones that confirmed it.
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Very sorry and sad to say it’s true. I’ll be offline for a while. Love to all.