Tag Archives: Van Halen

Monday Rock City: A Conversation with Greg Renoff, author of Van Halen Rising: How a Southern California Backyard Party Band Saved Heavy Metal

So you thought you knew Van Halen? I did. But I had no clue they’ve been around in some form since 1971, or that the brothers basically hated David Lee Roth but let him in because it was cheaper than … Continue reading

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Get In The Ring: An Interview with Fozzy Vocalist Chris Jericho

Fozzy vocalist Chris Jericho, who also happens to be one of the most decorated professional wrestlers in history, wants to help you party like it’s 1979 — Van Halen style. Continue reading

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Monday Rock City: An Interview with Rock Photographer Lynn Goldsmith

Jamie Blaine speaks with legendary rock photographer Lynn Goldsmith about the craziest musicians she’s captured, her underwhelming introduction to U2 and what really happened with Bruce Springsteen at the “No Nukes” concert. Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Coffee: The Revenge of Eddie Trunk

Music Editor Joe Daly brings Eddie Trunk back to discuss whether it’s possible to separate Ted Nugent’s politics from his music, which new band is poised to be the next Metallica and whether certain rock legends should consider hanging it up. Continue reading

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From Acker to Yma: The 50 Greatest Musician Names of All Time (Side B)

From Acker to Yma, and from punk to Jazz, the best names in all of music. Continue reading

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The Zen of Gen X: How We Went From Jaded to Sated

A generation jaded at birth and raised on irony grew up to be pretty darned content. Isn’t that ironic? Don’t you think? Whitney Collins breaks down the Zen of Gen X. Continue reading

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