Black Eyed Peas Super Bowl XLV Performers

Promotion for the Super Bowl has picked up this week, as the Black Eyed Peas were announced as Half Time performers. This is the first non-classic rock artist since Janet Jackson’s legendary “wardrobe malfunction.” Can you remember the last few off the top of your head? Springsteen, Prince, McCartney, Petty, Rolling Stones… oh, I forgot […]

Townshend Confirms Super Bowl Set List

Did the other artists playing at the Super Bowl reveal their set lists two weeks before the game, or is this part of Pete Townshend’s probation? I seem to recall some mystery about Springsteen, the Stones and Prince. Additionally, the NFL has announced that Will.i.am and Slash have created a remix of the Who’s signature […]

2010 will be the Year of TheNewNo2

TheNewNo2’s “Yomp” from their debut album “You Are Here”

In the midst of all this classic rock madness, a great new band has come to the fore to seize on the massive Beatles publicity, and it is our friends thenewno2, lead by Dhani Harrison.

After a deliberately long incubation, including a look at the […]

RIP Michael Jackson

The Jackson Five made me a music fan

Michael Jackson peaking on Motown’s 25th Anniversary TV Special, 1983

I had intended to write a significant post today about Purple Rain in honor of the 25th anniversary of its release, and the fact that this is now a post about the death of […]