20 Years Ago: Pearl Jam Release ‘Riot Act’

Pearl Jam dominated the 1990s. The upstart rockers survived massive amounts of fame and managed to keep their head, carefully overseeing their career and taking control of just about every decision that could possibly affect their brand and their future. But as the 21st century arrived, Pearl Jam's world got rocked a little. They managed to release five studio albums during the '90s, and their sixth, Binaural, came in 2000. However, the...

X Japan’s Yoshiki Forms New Supergroup The Last Rockstars

The Last Rockstars are here. As revealed this week, X Japan bandleader Yoshiki has formed a new supergroup with three other major players from Japan's rock scene.Indeed, they are called The Last Rockstars. And in addition to Yoshiki, the band includes Hyde (L'arc-en-Ciel, Vamps), Sugizo (Luna Sea) and the guitarist Miyavi.A pair of premiere singles from The Last Rockstars, "Psycho Love" and "The...

Why Iggy Pop Didn’t ‘Fully’ Understand Foo Fighters at First

As Iggy Pop is undoubtedly aware, sometimes it takes more than just listening to a band's recordings to truly understand where they're coming from.Iggy, the punk godfather and The Stooges icon, said that's what happened to him with Foo Fighters — he didn't "fully" understand them at first.No, not until he saw them live did he finally get the Dave Grohl-led act, as he relayed in a new interview.The topic came up because the late Foos...

Joni Mitchell Shares New Live Album Plans in Interview With Elton John

NewsJoni Mitchell Shares New Live Album Plans in Interview With Elton JohnIt will document her surprise performance at Newport Folk Festival this summerBy Nina CorcoranNovember 12, 2022FacebookTwitterJoni Mitchell and Elton John, photo courtesy of Elton John’s Rocket Hour on Apple Music 1FacebookTwitterJoni Mitchell has revealed she’s working on a new live album. During a rare interview with Elton John on his Apple Music 1 show Rocket Hour,...

Keith Levene, the Clash and Public Image Ltd Guitarist, Dies at 65

NewsKeith Levene, the Clash and Public Image Ltd Guitarist, Dies at 65The co-founding member died peacefully at home on Friday, November 11By Nina CorcoranNovember 12, 2022FacebookTwitterKeith Levene (Photo by Daily Mirror/Mirrorpix/Mirrorpix via Getty Images)FacebookTwitterKeith Levene, the co-founding guitarist of both the Clash and Public Image Ltd, has died, his partner Kate Ransford and author Adam Hammond confirmed. “It is with great...

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