Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremy Highlights

Nirvana kinda reunited to play, but Kiss didn’t. Other inductees were Hall & Oates, Peter Gabriel, The E Street Band, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt. Here’s the highlights of who said what and who jammed with who, and how many chicks pretended to be Kurt Cobain. Read More …

Musical Birthdays / History – March 27

Celebrating birthdays today are Tony Banks, Andrew Farris and Brendan Hill. History notes: Lyle Lovett trampled by a bull, Michael Stipe goes to court, Clapton steals George Harrison’s wife and more… Read More …

ZEW Music Notes: Sheryl Crow, Dave Matthews Band, Olympic Musician payscale

Olympian musicians took a little paycut to play the big event; Dave Matthews Band invites you to be in new video; Sheryl Crow in court; and birthdays too include a drummer who’s now a farmer. Read More …

Rock ‘n Roll History notes & birthdays – July 11

Birthday celebraters today include Weezer bassist, Heather Locklear’s ex, and the Godfather of Goth. History notes on this day rock star becomes designer, Rust Never Sleeps debut, surgery woes for R.E.M. and Pink Floyd co-founder dies. Read More …

Dear New Orleans Benefit Compilation – Gulf Coast Restoration

Dear New Orleans Compilation; All proceeds this month benefit Gulf Coast Restoration. 31 tracks of collaborations, originals & covers including: Mike Mills, Steve Earle, Brandi Carlile, My Morning Jacket, the Wrens, the Flobots, Nelly McKay, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Bonerama, OK Go, Tom Morello, Wayne Kramer, Indigo Girls…. Read More …