iOS app Android app

The Animals

Mo Foster Authors the History of British Rock Guitar

Tom Semioli | Posted 03.12.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

From the Baby Boomers who experienced the British Invasion firsthand to the scores of alienated youth who found salvation in the sounds of Robert Smith's Fender Jazzmaster -- some of us owe our lives, for better or worse, to British rock guitar.

Who's the British Group with the 'Most' 1960s Hits?

Doug Bradley | Posted 02.16.2014 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

Trick question, kinda. It's The Animals, because their record producer was named Mickie Most! He was responsible for the band's 11 American hits in their first two years of existence

Long Live Rock! A Beatle, a Stone and an Animal Salute The Who's Pete Townshend (VIDEO)

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

To know Pete Townshend a little is to love him. And to know Pete Townshend a lot (as guitarist, singer, rocker, lyricist, poet, author, producer, philanthropist and, objectively-speaking, visionary) is to love him even more.

Celebrating Woody Guthrie: Chatting With Arlo Guthrie & Colin Gilmore, Plus a New Multitudes Video Exclusive and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2012-03-30-Screenshot20120330at8.45.16AM.jpg

WATCH: Gadgets Play 'House Of The Rising Sun'

Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology

We all have plenty of old-school gadgets lying around the house, serving no particular purpose besides taking up space. Well, one YouTube user deci...

Al Smith: A Trip From Darkness to Glory

Don McNay | Posted 01.01.2012 | Books
Don McNay

What makes Wordsmith a fascinating book is Smith's life and the gut-wrenching honesty with which he tells the story of how he overcame self-destruction. It might be one of the best books written about overcoming the grips of alcohol addiction.

Van Hunt's Free "June" Download, Plus Chatting with Steve Cropper and Gomez's Tom Gray

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-producer Van Hunt makes his return this week with the online premiere of "June," his first new music in more than three years. "June" heralds the release of Hunt's new album, what were you hoping for?

Thirty Hidden Songs

Nigel Sheinwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nigel Sheinwald

Blogs are a great way of relating how a day in the life can illustrate a broader point. Take yesterday, when I had the pleasure to drive my car down...

Something In the Air: A Playlist for European Skies

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a playlist for everyone who's been impacted already by the volcano, put together in the hopes that we all go from "Burnin' Sky" to "No More Cloudy Days" very soon.

An Interview with Author David Comfort on The Rock & Roll Book of the Dead

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There's no simple answer to who John Lennon was. Sure, he was a great leader and a peacenik; on the other hand, he was an incredibly violent, narcissistic guy. That was the other side of him, and people just don't want to hear that."

New Tunes On Monday: Yusuf (Cat Stevens), Ben Harper and Relentless7, Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band, New York Dolls, and Paul Potts

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ever since Cat Stevens embraced Islam, the West has been clueless when it comes to accepting the former superstar. His latest release, Roadsinger, is a good start in rebuilding that emotional bridge to Stevens.