On October 15, Hard Rock International's global Ambassadors of Rock Tour hit Nevada to celebrate the opening of their new location on the notorious Las Vegas Strip, featuring a star-studded ensemble of musicians and other celebrities. The concert featured alt-rock headliner Chris Cornell, who not only performed, but donated personalized memorabilia to Hard Rock's world-famous collection! Also performing was Native American singer-songwriter Micki Free.
The event benefitted Opportunity Village, a non-profit organization that helps the intellectually disabled, Opportunity Village aims to make their lives easier through job training, employment opportunities, and advocacy. Stars that made appearances at the event included Girl Next Door Holly Madison and model/pop star Aubrey O'Day.
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »