Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords, and tight harmonies, but it’s also about letting loose and enjoying the good times — and there’s no better time than Friday evening, when we pick up our paycheck, punch out of work, and enjoy a couple days of much-needed rest and relaxation.
With its thunderous opening riff, followed by a crushing onslaught of drums and bass behind Corey Glover's volcanic vocals, Living Colour's 'Cult of Personality' kicked in the airwaves during the summer of 1988 with a fresh, aggressive sound. Even if the band was brand new to listeners, their success arrived after years of hard, patient work.
Country music suffered a tremendous loss last Friday (April 26), when the legendary George Jones passed away at the age of 81. But more than a Nashville icon, Jones was a friend and inspiration to many -- including Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, who penned a eulogy for Jones that was released in time for his funeral service yesterday (May 2).
Alongside their status as worldwide metal legends, Black Sabbath are one of the biggest British rock bands of all time, so it only makes sense that the U.K. music mag Mojo is rolling out the red carpet for the group's new '13' album with an issue providing an in-depth look at the sessions -- including a lengthy interview with producer Rick Rubin.
Poverty afflicts so many people that it can feel like it's impossible to make a difference -- but like any huge problem, the most effective solutions involve the efforts of many, and that's where programs like the Global Citizen Tickets Initiative come in.