The country music world truly lost one of its biggest badasses today when the legendary George Jones passed away this morning at a Nashville, Tennessee hospital. He was 81 years old.
The Possum, as he was known to countless, leaves behind a towering legacy in country, a long and troubled life fill ... More >>
The Who @ Jobing.com Arena|2/6/13If anything stoked the fears that this Who go-round was going to be another case of living legends living off their legends and treading the floorboards only to show off their diminished firepower, it might have been this announcement, which went up on the big screen ... More >>
The Valley hasn't been short on Willie Nelson sightings this year, but The Railroad Revival Tour's second go-round promises to deliver some signature Willie thrills with added bonuses: he'll be joined in downtown Tempe on Friday, October 25, by John C. Reilly (yeah, he sings too), Ban ... More >>
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The Who's Pete Townshend may have famously penned the line "I hope I die before I get old," but in many ways, it seems like Loudon ... More >>
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So, the Revolver Golden Gods are this week. Screw you if you're going. Yeah, I didn't plan wisely. Too busy bumbling about how Dungeon and Dragon nerds are more metal than you (guaranteed a ton of those dudes planned ahead) and shattering whiskey bottl ... More >>
The Beatles: Unquestionably the most influential rock band of all time.Today The Beatles and the company formerly known as Apple Computer Inc. struck a deal resulting in the release of the band's music on iTunes for the first time.The band's entire output -- 12 studio albums with 193 tracks from ... More >>
According to the medical examiner in Shelby County, Tennessee, where Memphis is located, 29-year-old Jay Reatard died from "cocaine toxicity, and that alcohol was a contributing factor in his death." His real name was Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr., and on Jan. 17 he was buried near Isaac Hayes. At the ti ... More >>
Shout FactoryMatthew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs make beautiful music together... other people's music, that is.
Covers albums, by their very nature, are a mixed bag. Not only are their songs usually drawn from disparate sources, but the quality of interpretations varies wildly as well.
Beyond ... More >>