Tag Archives: Rock

How Rock Music Shaped 'Bad Boy' Chef Anthony Bourdain

Anthony Bourdain — author, travel program host and onetime chef — was found dead in a hotel room in France of an apparent suicide by hanging. The man the Smithsonian Institution called “the original rock star” of the culinary world and “the Elvis of bad boy chefs” was 61 years old. Bourdain’s connections to music

25 Years Ago: Grunge, Metal and Rock Blend on 'Last Action Hero' Soundtrack

Last Action Hero was a box office bomb when it landed in theaters in late June 1993, another failed parody film in the vein of Top Secret! and Loaded Weapon 1. Taking aim at action movies, with one of the biggest names of the genre, Arnold Schwarzenegger, as its lead actor, the send-up failed to

Rock Biographer Jerry Hopkins Dies

According to his website, Hopkins published 39 books and more than 1,000 magazine articles in his career for the likes of Rolling Stone, GQ, Wine Spectator, Maxim, The Village Voice and others. His most popular title is probably No One Here Gets Out Alive, the 1980 biography of Morrison, which, according to Best Classic Bands, he had begun

Album Review: Sleep Awaken and Deliver Primordial Rock on The Sciences

To download, click “Share” and right-click the download icon | iTunes | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS The Lowdown: The Sciences is the first album from Sleep in 15 years, a surprise-release follow-up to their 1998 recorded and 2003 released hour-long song about smoking weed in the desert. It follows on the heels of several years of full-album sets and festival

Ann Wilson Inducts the Moody Blues Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Fifty-four years after “Go Now” introduced them to the world, the Moody Blues were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland. They were singled out by 2013 inductee Ann Wilson of Heart for “taking me from childhood into adulthood as a disciple.” “The very few boys who took me

Moody Blues Perform at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction

The Moody Blues were enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight, some five decades after they helped give rise to progressive rock by adding symphonic elements to pop songs. They celebrated by performing “I’m Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)” from 1972’s Seventh Sojourn, followed by “Your Wildest Dreams” from 1986’s

New Rock Hall Inductees Get Their Own Garbage Pail Kids Stickers

As if their upcoming inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame weren’t enough of an honor, the Cars, Bon Jovi, Moody Blues, Dire Straits and Nina Simone are also the subjects of a new series of Garbage Pail Kids stickers. The 11-card set from the long-running collectible series is available for a limited