Friday, 15 October 2004
October 14, Velvet Revolver performed a surprise free show to 3,000
fans near Sunset and Vine in the heart of Hollywood. The fans filled
the lot where the band played and lined the surrounding streets and
rooftops—(think U2’s “Where The Streets Have No Name” video) which was
announced on radio only a few hours before the band took the stage.
of Rock’s leading ladies, No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani, will make her solo
performing television debut when she opens the 32nd annual “American
Music Awards,” singing “What You Waiting For,” the first single release
from her forthcoming album. The special, a presentation of Dick Clark
Productions, airs live on Sunday, November 14 on ABC-TV.
Wednesday, 11 August 2004
Jerry Del Colliano
Springsteen, once rumored to be interested in running for a Senatorial
seat in New Jersey as a Republican, will be involved in a large scale
series of concerts in battleground states with the intention of helping
get presidential hopeful, John Kerry elected. Reportedly there will be
more than 20 acts including Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor, The Dixie
Chicks and Pearl Jam slated to perform.
music fans that were gearing up for another Lollapalooza in 2004 were
sad to learn that that all dates of the music festival have been
officially cancelled. Refunds are available for all ticket sales at the
point of purchase. Lackluster ticket sales were sited as the main
reason for the tour’s demise. Founded by Jane’s Addiction lead singer,
Perry Farrell, back in 1991 the first Lollapalooza featured a line up
including Siouxie and the Banshees, Living Colour, Nine Inch Nails,
Rollins Band and more. The concert had become essentially the Woodstock
for Generation X and had such a strong following that it was parodied
on TV shows like the Simpson’s and retailers in the mid-Ninties even
began having “Sale-a-palooza’s.” What started as a traveling circus of
lesser known alternative bands became a commercial smash hit when mega
selling bands like Metallica, The Beastie Boys and Rage Against the
Machine were added to the ...
are to release an album of cover songs entitled FEEDBACK via East West
Records UK to celebrate the band's 30th anniversary. The album sees the
renowned trio - Geddy Lee, Alex Lifeson, and Neil Peart - performing
cover versions of eight rock classics from the 1960s, including tracks
originally recorded by the Who, Eddie Cochrane, the Yardbirds and Neil
Young's first band the Buffalo Springfield. FEEDBACK will be officially
released in the U.K. and Europe on Monday, June 28th and will be
released in America by Atlantic Records on Tuesday, June 29th.