As the music industry's collective heart weighs heavy with news that legendary sitar player Ravi Shankar passed away yesterday, some comfort can be found in tonight's Hurricane Sandy benefit show at Madison Square Garden.
When the likes of Paul McCartney, the Rolling Stones, and Bruce Springsteen ... More >>
Rihanna's under-boob tattoo has made a comeback.
Earlier today, the singer surprised her fans by revealing both the release date and cover art for her forthcoming record.
Appropriately titled Unapologetic, RiRi's seventh studio album will hit shelves on November 19, MTV reports. But even more exc ... More >>
Paul McCartney, once member of the most famous rock band in history, has taken a wife for the third time.The ex-Beatle turned vegan is a known animal-rights activist. His first wife Linda McCartney started a line of meat-free foods. The line, Linda McCartney Foods, was purchased in 2006 by Hain F ... More >>
John eats Chinese. Mick looks like a girl.Who would win a bare-knuckle cage fight between Ringo Starr and Keith Richards? We're not sure. Richards has survived every narcotic known to man, and Ringo is the greatest pop music drummer ever. We're pretty sure they'd just punch each other in the face ... More >>
Goodnight Vienna and Goodnight GuestsWe all know the feeling: Turkey dinner is completed, the stories have been told, everyone has seemingly enjoyed themselves to a reasonable extent, and most of the guests have had the good sense to say thanks and goodnight - the key word here being "most". Inva ... More >>
Courtesy of TheBeatles.comGreat news! The Beatles entire catalog of songs is finally on iTunes. Yes, for years Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr kept their former band's songs off the media download service. Why? Well, the Fab Four's Apple Records and Apple Computer Inc. had major beef.
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"If you talk bad about me, your'e gone."
Not since Beelzebub was dumped from heaven by the big guy himself has somebody been so deserving of losing their job as BP's CEO Tony Hayward. The greasy executive will be officially stepping down Oct. 1 and his departure go ... More >>
photo by Omar CruzRegular Crossfade contributor, Christopher Lopez, has never made any bones about his inherent distrust of bachata boy band Aventura. But now that the group's playing a two-night stand at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood next Tuesday and Wednesday, he felt it was time to explain h ... More >>
Mind the drooling, knavesOn the heels of Crossfade's semi-positive (possibly drool-inducing) review yesterday of Paul McCartney's performance Saturday at SunLife Stadium, it is the ideal time to report that the other ex-Beatle, Ringo Starr, is booked for a July 15 show at Hard Rock Live at the
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It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scenes ... More >>