Watch Elton John Perform ‘Step Into Christmas’ on the ‘Gilbert O’Sullivan Show’ in 1973 (in Remastered Video Format)

Watch Elton John Perform ‘Step Into Christmas’ on the ‘Gilbert O’Sullivan Show’ in 1973 (in Remastered Video Format)

Just in time for Christmas (next week!), a nugget from the depths of the Elton John vault has been unveiled. In 1973, Sir Elton and his backing band — Davey Johnstone, Dee Murray and Nigel Olsson (and a rare cameo from songwriting partner Bernie Taupin on percussion) — performed “Step Into Christmas” on the Gilbert O’Sullivan Show. The […]

More Power to Keith Richards for Giving Up Drinking, Saying He Was ‘Fed Up with It’

More Power to Keith Richards for Giving Up Drinking, Saying He Was ‘Fed Up with It’

This week, Rolling Stones guitarist/living legend to the utmost degree Keith Richards revealed to Rolling Stone that he’s given up drinking — and this time, he means it. In a feature focused around the Stones’ upcoming No Filter U.S. tour dates, Keef, 74, essentially said this tour will be different from a personal perspective, since […]

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees: Radiohead, the Zombies, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, the Cure and Roxy Music

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 Inductees: Radiohead, the Zombies, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson, Def Leppard, the Cure and Roxy Music

On Thursday morning, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the official list of inductees into its halls for 2019, so congratulations to the following: Radiohead The Zombies Stevie Nicks Janet Jackson Def Leppard The Cure Roxy Music Congratulations #RockHall2019 Inductees @thecure, @defleppard, @janetjackson, @stevienicks, @radiohead, #RoxyMusic and @thezombiesmusic Now's the time to celebrate […]

Ozzy Osbourne Finally Met Mac Sabbath, the Fast Food-Themed Black Sabbath Tribute Band/Parody Act

Ozzy Osbourne Finally Met Mac Sabbath, the Fast Food-Themed Black Sabbath Tribute Band/Parody Act

Always meet your heroes, they say. OK, they actually say the opposite, but in the case of Mac Sabbath, meeting their hero Ozzy Osbourne recently was cause for celebration. “Wait,” you might be asking. “What’s Mac Sabbath?” Well, as its name suggests, a Black Sabbath tribute act stylized to be McDonald’s characters. They’ve been around […]

Watch a Stylized Short-Form Video for Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Classic ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain’

Watch a Stylized Short-Form Video for Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Classic ‘Have You Ever Seen the Rain’

Back in June, an artsy new music video project was premiered for Creedence Clearwater Revival‘s classic rock anthem “Fortunate Son,” created in part to commemorate the band‘s 50th anniversary — and now the same treatment has been given to “Have You Ever Seen the Rain”. The story-based clip can be viewed below: That’s warm, isn’t […]

Behind the Curtain: Leo Fender/Dale Hyatt

Behind the Curtain: Leo Fender/Dale Hyatt

Photo: Rosen, Leo Fender and Hyatt (Glen Laferman) I can’t remember a lot of things. I can’t remember my house in St. Louis, which is where I lived for the first six years of my life before my parents decided to relocate to California. I can’t remember what it was like sitting in a classroom when […]

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