If the night had a theme, that theme was diversity. Five musical performances, with a multitude of backgrounds and instruments, drawn together by the love of music.
The show was at […]
Frank Iero is one of my inspirations, and this is part of the reason why:
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Asbury Park is a musically vibrant town, the nexus of a variety of mismatched styles and genres. The town is emblematic of Jersey in many ways – a little run-down, […]
In my mind, Devo will always be that weird avant-garde surrealist band with the funny hats, but Devo is so much more than that. Part art project, part social […]
Wendy O. Williams was probably one of the most controversial punk singers ever to hit the stage. Nudity, obscene gestures and the destruction of equipment and instruments were her […]
I saw this picture and wow, it brought back memories.
(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party) was such a huge hit, and enormously popular on MTV. Who knew […]
This may sound kinda weird, but a lot of my introduction and love of hip-hop music came from the SSX series of games originally created for the PS2. Each game […]
The Fruntman and I were talking the other day about the history of rap and hip-hop music and I recounted my memories of hearing Rapper’s Delight by the Sugar Hill Gang. […]
Pete Seeger died on Monday, at the age of 94. He lived through so many moments in the history of our country, and he showed how the power of music […]
October 31st, 1981.
There are two versions of this story. In one, John Belushi agreed to cameo on SNL if Fear was the musical guest. In the other, Belushi got them […]
1969 was a year to remember.
On a small dairy farm in Bethel, New York, one of the defining moments in music history occured. Three days, 32 bands, 400,000 attendees. It […]