Pete Townshend

Why January 13th Matters In Rock History

It’s January 13th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1973, <b>Eric Clapton</b> made his stage comeback at London’s Rainbow …

Rock Music

Eric Clapton Says That He’s Going Deaf While Battling Other Health Issues

It seems that decades of standing in front of giant amplifiers, blasting super-charged blues rock has caught up with Eric Clapton. In a recent interview with BBC2, the man they call “Slowhand” revealed that, like his peers Pete Townshend and Stephen Stills, he is lately battling hearing problems. …

Music

Eric Clapton Reveals He's Losing His Hearing, Suffering from Tinnitus

Eric Clapton has revealed that he is losing his hearing.<p>During an interview with BBC Radio 2’s Steve Wright on Tuesday, the 72-year-old guitar great …

Eric Clapton

The 200 Best Songs of the 1960s | Pitchfork

• Laurie Records, 1965<p>The Barbarians<p>“Moulty”<p>180<p>This song is best known for being the inspirational tale of the band’s hook-handed drummer, but I’ll put up the chorus of “Moulty” against any other from the decade—“Louie Louie,” “Mony Mony,” anything—as being the biggest, loudest, and most …

Vinyl Records

What Needs to Change in Cancer Treatment for Young Adults - Cancer on Nautilus

I treated an inspiring teenage girl in my clinic the other day. Although Sadie has made a complete recovery from her liver cancer and bears no …

Cancer

Acoustic Guitar Recording Techniques of the Pros

Richard Chycki(Rush, Dream Theater, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Skillet)Acoustic guitar is such an expressive instrument, and miking it to capture all …

Guitar

10 Years Ago: 'Rock Band' Changes the Music Video Game Industry

By 2007, Activision's <i>Guitar Hero</i> franchise was a known quantity and a wild success in the video game industry. But with <i>Rock Band</i>, which arrived that …

Classic Rock

What Needs to Change in Cancer Treatment for Young Adults - Facts So Romantic

I treated an inspiring teenage girl in my clinic the other day. Although Sadie has made a complete recovery from her liver cancer and bears no …

Cancer

Jackson Browne to Receive Les Paul Innovation Award at Winter NAMM

Jackson Browne will receive the Les Paul Innovation Award at music trade show NAMM on Jan 27 (the show runs from Jan. 25 – 28) in Anaheim, Calif. The …

Jackson Browne

Woodstock Shred: Revisiting Ten Year After's "I'm Going Home"

"The solo in the movie sounds pretty rough to me these days, but it had the energy, and that was what Ten Years After were all about at the time." …

Guitar

Film Review: Hugh Jackman in ‘The Greatest Showman’

Director:Michael GraceyWith:Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Austyn Johnson, Cameron Seely, Keala Settle, Sam …

Celebrity News

This month in Uncut

Including lost venues, Keith Richards, Buffalo Springfield and 2018's LP preview<p>The new issue of <i>Uncut</i>, dated February 2018, is out on December 21, …

Keith Richards

Elton John's 20 Best Songs: Critic's Picks

Culling the best Elton John songs from his extensive catalog feels like folly in a way.<p>The knighted pop icon has nearly 60 Top 40 singles for good …

Elton John

The remarkably enduring cool of the Doc Martens boot

When Darren Campbell lists off the rebellious types who have worn Dr. Martens boots through the decades, he sounds like a genealogist charting the lineage of a species.<p>There’s the “consumer who is born out of subcultures, whether it be in the ’60s or the ’70s when you had punks and the two-tone and …

Shoes

Post-Dinner Rampage At Nashville Mall Caught On Video

A 30-year-old man finished his dinner at the Macaroni Grill at Opry Mills and as a digestif, went on a guitar-bashing rampage.<p>NASHVILLE, TN -- A …

Crime

Punk portraits by Welsh photographer Chalkie Davies to go on show in Cardiff as part of a massive UK tour

It's 40 years since the punk era exploded onto the scene when bands like The Sex Pistols stormed the charts and people began sporting …

Cardiff

Fine art photo tour featuring top 1970s bands coming to Bolton

MUSIC fans are in for a treat as an extensive tour of fine art photographs visits Bolton next year.<p>Hundreds of fans will head to town as ‘The Fine …

Manchester

Gone at 27 and Eternally Youthful For the Ages, Jimi Hendrix Would Have Been 75 This Year

A gold-brocade vest at the Smithsonian evokes the innovative musician’s enduring legacy<p>Comment on this Story

Guitar

5 Beatle Bass Lines NOT Played by Paul McCartney

In 1961, merely ten years after Leo Fender introduced the world’s first successfully manufactured bass guitar (the Fender Precision Bass), another …

Guitar

Did Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix Provide Inspiration for Supreme’s Electric Guitar?

<i>The Supreme Weekly is a regular column examining and breaking down the influences behind the brand’s weekly drops, courtesy of our resident Supreme</i> …

Guitar

Metallica Producer Discusses Why Lars Ulrich Is a Great Drummer

<b>Bob Rock</b> has worked on some of the biggest albums in the history of rock and heavy metal, including <b>Mötley Crüe</b>'s <i>Dr. Feelgood</i> and <b>Metallica</b>'s <b></b>Black …

Rock Music

The 10 Best Boxed Sets of 2017

If all the great new music from rookies and veterans alike wasn’t enough for us this year, we also were offered a pile of revelatory reissues and …

Carlos Santana

Heritage Live Concert Series At Kenwood: Alfie Boe Announced To Perform

English Heritage and Giles Cooper Entertainment (GCE) have announced today the next concert to take place at the stunning grounds of Kenwood House in …

The Who

For Musicians, The Good Life Lies In A Sin City Residency — Viva Las Vegas!

Support the news<p>The Las Vegas idea: If you build it, they will come.<p>First, of course, it was gambling palaces...before the rest of America caught …

Las Vegas

'Christmas music is hip, Dad.'

"Christmas music is hip, Dad. These tunes have changes."<p>I'll admit my son's words, uttered while he was home from college for Thanksgiving break, …

Christmas

Inside MusiCares' Mission To Help Artists Win the Battle Against Substance Abuse: 'We're in the Business of Recovery'

On Nov. 15, 21-year-old Lil Peep -- a fast-rising rap artist and one of the most popular acts on SoundCloud -- was found dead in his hotel room in …

U2

The Who's Roger Daltrey on Keith Moon, fistfights, and The Kids Are Alright

From pill-popping, 60s mod figureheads to Woodstock-generation rockers and way beyond: frontman Roger Daltrey talks about drugs, fights, lunacy, …

The Who

In the music spotlight: Simon Phillips

Renowned drummer Simon Phillips has walked in many musical realms, and earned esteem in all of them. He has served as studio and stage musician for …

The culture Christmas gift guide 2017

Wes Anderson Top Trumps, Peter Blake’s bomber jacket, A Bigger Splash beach towel, Taylor Swift’s jewellery … and other ideas for the creative pressie-buyer<p>HOMEWARE<p>Hockney: A Bigger Splash towel<p>Art-loving swimmers will surely appreciate this towel featuring a print of David Hockney’s famous 1967 …

Culture

Dan Auerbach: 'There Would Be None of Us Without Link Wray'

In an effort to help Link Wary get elected into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach has just released the guitar …

Classic Rock