He's a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner, and a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. But in the restaurant business, Sir Eric Clapton is Hard Rock Café. Throughout the 1970s, Clapton was a regular patron at the first Hard Rock in London. But by 1979, the restaurant ... More >>
Yo, what is going on with Dr. Dre? We're worried about him. He's exhibiting some strange behavior; even his closest friends seem to think he might be losing it. He's almost never seen or heard from, just holed up inside his California studio, in his epic castle-mansion, making beats and headphones ... More >>
Yes, John Lydon (AKA Johnny Rotten) is still a total asshole. Last week, we here at Crossfade attempted to conduct a phone interview with the Public Image LTD frontman and former Sex Pistol. But unfortunately, Johnny seemed to be stuck in one of his legendarily shitty moods. After only a couple of ... More >>
Robin Gibb, one of the co-founding brothers of British pop band Bee Gees and the voice behind disco megahit "Stayin' Alive," died yesterday in London after a two-year battle with cancer, according to his official website. He was 62. "Sunday 20 May, 2012 at 10:46 pm: The family of Robin Gibb, of the ... More >>
Donald "Duck" Dunn, the famed session bass guitarist for Memphis-based Stax Records and R&B band Booker T. & the M.G.'s, died in Tokyo after performing at the Blue Note night club with fellow musician Steve Cropper. He was 70. Dunn was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1941. He met future guit ... More >>
The Miami Beach Senior High Rock Ensemble is a storied local institution. Founded in September 1972, this program has allowed student musicians to travel the country and the world, playing as far away as Chicago and New York, as well as Japan in 2001. The ensemble has won award after award, even r ... More >>
Photo by Michael MarkosJohnny Ramone wilds out in '77.Today we celebrate the birthday of two Ramones: Johnny and CJ Ramone. Yes, CJ (who turns 45 today) is viewed as a ringer or a hired gun. He isn't anyone's favorite Ramone, but he did a fine job filling Dee Dee's Chucks and leather jacket John ... More >>
via livenation.comJackson BrowneThe Fillmore Miami BeachSaturday, November 21, 2009The Review:Like much of his audience these days, Jackson Browne seems to have embraced age and maturity only reluctantly. That's the inevitable result, perhaps, of growing up in the untamed times that were the '60s ... More >>
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