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December 13, 2012 …
December 13, 2012 Where were you when Nirvana reunited, fronted by Sir Paul McCartney, at the biggest concert in the freaking world? Well, if you had the pleasure of being at New York's Madison Square Garden for 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief, we hope that you weren't the guy trying to keep his composure on national TV with his face two feet from Jon Bon Jovi's tuchus while the Jersey icon did "It's My Life" in the crowd. …
October 10, 2012 The fall flood of music memoirs continues unabated this week with the release of Pete Townshend's Who I Am (Harper Collins). If Townshend, now 67-years-old, were just the guitarist and driving creative force behind the Who, the prospect of his retelling of his life story would be enough to leave classic rock fans salivating in anticipation. …
September 17, 2012 Vice recently published a piece likening the proliferation of cancer memoirs to the spread of a deadly disease. So does that make the recent spate of memoirs by musicians akin to the rise of, say, Aqua in the late '90s? By our current count, there are six such autobiographies either recently released or on the way. Here's what we know.
Who? Cyndi Lauper, the girl who just wanted to have fun.
What? Cyndi Lauper: A Memoir (out now)
August 1, 2012 When news broke that the folks promoting the Who's upcoming concert in Providence, Rhode Island would honor tickets from the group's canceled 1979 appearance in the city (considering the band hasn't played a gig there since), we wondered just how many fans would be able to locate their three-decades-old tix — and be willing to part with them now, after all these years. …
July 20, 2012 The Who will be rewarding fans who haven't bothered tossing out canceled concert tickets from a show 33 years ago during their upcoming Quadrophenia tour this winter. …
July 19, 2012 Bob Dylan may never stop touring, but he hasn't announced an arena-level trek in six years — until now. His fresh dates starting next month will be in support of his 35th studio effort, Tempest, which arrives September 11 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his debut self-titled record. …
April 24, 2012 UPDATE (April 25): Good news, Beatles fans: that concert doc The Beatles: The Lost Concert — The Birth of Beatlemania in America, which captures the band's first stateside show, is getting a wide release, too!
New York City is hosting an awesome film fest starting this Friday (apologies to everyone reading this farther than a commuter-train ride from Manhattan) and no, we're not talking about this one. …
February 8, 2010 With the feel-good storyline of the underdog New Orleans Saints winning Sunday night's big game 31-17 and taking a championship home to their once-ravaged city, it was easy to overlook the usual Super Bowl sideshows: the commercials and the halftime extravaganza. …
February 8, 2010 British classic-rock coots the Who played a much-discussed halftime set at the 44th Super Bowl Sunday night, and we've got the Top 10 highlights:
10. Zak Starkey's bull's-eye RAF cymbals! You go, Zildjian!
9. Stage set provoked nostalgia for late-'70s computer memory game Simon among key fortysomething CBS demographic.
8. We totally nailed the over/under on Pete Townshend's windmilling.
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