Tag Archives: rock n roll

Elvis Presley’s Shining Moment: the ’68 Comeback Special

Although most folks don’t know it, Black Leather Elvis was the best Elvis, and Robert Burke Warren explains why. Black Leather Elvis, who rose briefly in 1968 before drugs and despair ruined him, will steal your rock and roll heart. Continue reading

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Monday Rock City: Get in the (Mini)Van: Interview with Canadian Rock Scribe Brent Jensen

JM Blaine talks to Canadian rock journalist Brent Jensen about his self-published memoir, his wince-inducing encounter with Gene Simmons and his cross-country drive with a former roadie for Poison. Continue reading

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Lou Reed: Rock and Roll’s Dark, Beautiful Heart

How Lou Reed’s appetite for risk and a complete indifference to other people’s definitions of success and failure painted him as the most influential artist of our generation. Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: A Conversation with Dave Wyndorf of Monster Magnet

“The bands that I like, they got to play with the Stooges and Hawkwind, I get to play with fucking Pearl Jam! That’s not cool.” Continue reading

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Love Letters from a Groupie: A Conversation with Pamela Des Barres

Wherein we sit down with Pamela Des Barres, bestselling author and rock and roll’s most famous groupie, to talk about her books, her loves and the fallout from sleeping with Mick Jagger. Continue reading

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Power Trio: 3 Songs to Help You Avoid White Line Fever

Hard-touring electric troubadour Gooding offers three songs that are guaranteed to push you through the final thirty minutes of a long, lonely, late night drive. Continue reading

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Dear Future Child

In which Chantal Claret asks the age-old question: to be a mom, or not to be a mom? Continue reading

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