Life

Peter Tork
Rest in Peace
Peter Halsten Thorkelson
February 13, 1942 - February 21, 2019


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Kurt Cobain
Happy Birthday
Kurt Cobain is remembered as one of the most iconic and influential rock musicians in the history of alternative music...
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Walter Becker
Happy Birthday
Walter Becker is remembered as a genius arranger, producer, musician and songwriter for the band Steely Dan...
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Tony Iommi
Happy Birthday
Tony Iommi is the guitarist, songwriter and a founding member of the Heavy Metal band Black Sabbath...
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Dr. Dre
Happy Birthday
Young was born in Compton, California, the first child of Theodore and Verna Young. His middle name, Romelle, is derived from his father's amateur barbershop quartet singing group, The Romells...
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Billie Joe Armstrong
Happy Birthday
Billie Joe formed his first band at age 11 with friend and fellow Green Day bandmate Mike Dirnt. The pair shared a love of punk music especially The Sex Pistols, Ramones and Abba...
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Ice-T
Happy Birthday
Ice-T is a talented musician, rapper, songwriter, actor, pimp, gangsta, record producer, record executive, cellist and author. Ice-T's greatest accomplishment just may be marrying the stunningly beautiful Coco...
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Henry Rollins
Happy Birthday
After joining Black Flag in 1981, Rollins quit his job at Häagen-Dazs, sold his car, and moved to Los Angeles. Upon arriving in Los Angeles, Rollins got the Black Flag logo tattooed on his left biceps, his right testicle and also on the back of his neck...
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Sheryl Crow
Happy Birthday
Sheryl Crow was born in Kennett, Missouri where she was a majorette, an all star track athlete, and a member of the 'pep club'. No one knows wtf a 'pep club' actually is, so we will take her word for it...
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The Grammy's
Funniest Moments!
Over the years there have been scandals, drama, shenanigans and ridiculous behavior. Check out our gallery of the Grammy's Funniest Moments of all time...
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Carole King
Happy Birthday
Carole King is the most successful female songwriter of all time, having cowritten every song released between 1955 and 1999...
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Adam Levine
Can Rich Kids Make Great Music?
A tattoo sleeve used to mean you were a homicidal biker. Now it means you are a chef that makes a nice pork belly with balsamic drizzle or a sappy pop singer...
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Axl Rose
Happy Birthday
Axl was a tempermental, erratic, sometimes violent, charismatic lead singer and front man. Axl sang from the groin, where all great rock n roll comes from...
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Duff McKagan
Happy Birthday
Duff grew up in Seattle Washington, the youngest of 8 kids, in a giant Irish Catholic family. He had to fight to get his share of the twinkies. He improved his Bass skills playing along to "Black Flag" and Captain and Tennille" Albums...
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Alice Cooper
Happy Birthday
Alice Cooper is the godfather of shock rock. Whatever that means. It sounds cool to be a godfather of anything though. Why is it always the godfather? Why isn't anyone the second cousin of rock?...
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Graham Nash
Happy Birthday
Graham Nash has been inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame, I believe 17 times for all of the great bands he has been in. Actually, it's only 2 but hey you are not in the Hall of Fame at all...
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Rock Star Future Self Portraits
Beautiful Gallery
A clever person has used their excellent photshop skills and created a series of celebrity "future self" portraits. We are happy to share these portraits with you. The creator is unknown, so for now it belongs to all of us....
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John Lydon
Happy Birthday!
John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten is a singer, songwriter and musician. He is best known as singer of the controversial punk band "The Sex Pistols". He is also the lead singer of post-punk band Public Image Ltd (PiL)…
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Terry Kath
Happy Birthday!
We take time to remember Terry Kath on his birthday. Kath was an amazing guitarist and songwriter, best known as a founding member of the band "Chicago"...
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Phil Collins
Happy Birthday!
Who could imagine the 1980's without Phil Collins. He was everywhere. Everytime you turned on the radio or MTV, there was Phil Collins in one form or another...
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Tommy Ramone
Happy Birthday!
Tommy was the heart and soul of the band. Whether he was playing drums, producing, engineering, writing songs, playing guitar solos, corralling Dee Dee or breaking up fights between Joey and Johnny, Tommy was an integral part of the Ramones success...
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Eddie Van Halen
Happy Birthday!
Eddie Van Halen is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time, as well as one of the most influential...
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Neil Diamond
Happy Birthday!
Neil Diamond is a singer, songwriter, actor and musician. Known as "The Jewish Elvis", Diamond had 38 top ten hits and sold over 100 million records worldwide....
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Robin Zander
Happy Birthday!
Known for his "pin-up good looks", Zander's singing has been described as "jaw-dropping" and "supremely virtuosic". Zander is one of the most under rated rock n roll singers of all time...
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Michael Hutchence
Happy Birthday!
Hutchence exuded an overltly sexual cool. He was beautiful, with long curly locks and a Jim Morrison-esque brooding and posturing....
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Janis Joplin
Happy Birthday!
As a performer, Janis was second to none. She gave it her all, she opened up her heart and bled all over that stage. She was the real deal and sang from the heart...
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Kid Rock
Happy Birthday!
Robert James Ritchie aka Kid Rock is not a white rapper. He's a rock star and everything in between...
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Mick Taylor
Happy Birthday!
Mick Taylor is an incredible guitarist and a beautiful player. Taylor was the only true 'lead guitarist' the Stones ever had. He added a whole new dimension to the band and played on their greatest albums...
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Ronnie Van Zant
Happy Birthday!
We remember Ronnie Van Zant as the talented founder/singer and songwriter of Lynyrd Skynyrd....
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Dave Grohl
Happy Birthday!
Dave Grohl went from drummer to one of the greatest bands in the world, to singer/guitarist and frontman to another of the greatest bands in the world. Not an easy task...
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Rod Stewart
Happy Birthday!
"Rod the Mod" with his distinctive raspy singing voice and rooster haircut came to prominence in the late 1960's with The Jeff Beck Group...

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Donald Fagen
Happy Birthday!
Donald Fagen is cool AF as he sits behind the keyboard, looking like the Jewish Ray Charles...
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Jimmy Page
Happy Birthday!
Jimmy Page is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential guitarists of all time...


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David Bowie
Happy Birthday!
We remember David Bowie as a talented singer, songwriter, actor and one of the most influential artists of our time. A true musical genius....
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Robby Krieger
Happy Birthday!
Robby Krieger's unique fingerstyle approach to the guitar and his incredible songwriting helped make The Doors one of the most exciting and influential bands of the 1960's...​

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Marilyn Manson
Happy Birthday!
Marilyn Manson was shocking, outrageous and controversial. Parents were terrified of him. Religious groups, politicians and authority figures hated him. The Kids loved him. That is the essence of Rock n Roll...
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Chris Stein
Happy Birthday!
Debbie Harry garnered most of the attention, as the lead singer of Blondie, but Chris Stein is credited with shaping the band's sound as songwriter...
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John Paul Jones
Happy Birthday!
John Paul Jones - January 3, 1946 - Sidcup, Kent, England

John Paul Jones aka "JPJ" or "Jonesy" is best known as the Bass Player for the legendary supergroup Led Zeppelin... 

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The Lower East Side is Gone!
Ramblings at 3AM by Rev Jen Miller 
Technically, if you look at a map, the Lower East Side still exists. But, really the "neighborhood" is gone. ​Hear my 3AM rants about my lost neighborhood and the things I loved! 

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The Best Afros of All Time!
The Afro - The Definitive List
In the 1960's the Afro emerged as a symbol for Black beauty, liberation and pride. Black Men, Women and Children all over the world, threw away their hair processing products, and went natural...
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The Twilight Zone - Top 25 Episodes
Top 25 Episodes - The Definitive List
The Twilight Zone was, and still is the greatest TV show of it’s kind. It was science fiction with a moral. Rod Serling was a genius and way ahead of his time. Twilight Zone entertained us with topics that included racism, nuclear war, tyranny, McCarthyism, mass hysteria ...
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Sheba The Mississippi Queen!
A Real Good Woman
The other day the good people at Bongo Boy asked me to give a listen to, and share my thoughts
regarding a new album from Sheba The Mississippi Queen.
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