The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced their nominees for induction in 2023. Iron Maiden, The White Stripes, Rage Against The Machine, Soundgarden, Joy Division/New Order, Kate Bush, Willie Nelson, A Tribe Called Quest, George Michael, Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliott, Cyndi Lauper, The Spinners, and Warren Zevon are all nominated. The fan vote is now open at the link below.
With a band name so obscure it’s like they don’t want to be found, a mocking album title and featuring a musical parody of Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Mr. Phylzzz (pronounced “Mr Flies”) demonstrate on their latest album Cancel Culture Club (Amphetamine Reptile Records), that they aren’t taking anything too seriously.
Today, the subscription music-centric streaming channel The Coda Collection introduces The Coda Companion, a first-of-its-kind second screen experience that unites concert films on the channel with the untold or rarely heard stories that surround and enrich those films. The Coda Companion is filled with a trove of engaging must-know artist facts, band history, lyrical notes, and exclusive ecommerce opportunities delivered seamlessly in real time through your phone via a mobile app that syncs to your stream on The Coda Collection channel. Inspired by everything from Behind the Music to the VH1’s beloved Pop-Up Video, The Coda Companion serves up details music fans crave plus the essential context artists deserve. The Coda Companion app is available here as a free download in the Apple App Store and on Google Play. The Coda Companion debuts alongside today’s release of night one of Metallica’s much-anticipated anniversary concerts “Metallica 40th Anniversary LIVE,” two separate concert films delivered with all-new, re-edited & remixed audio. Night two of the momentous concert films will arrive with a second unique Coda Companion experience on April 7th. Watch The Coda Companion Demo Here:
Legendary music artist Jack White of The White Stripes has create physical art across a variety for mediums for many years. Now he is centralizing his art in a single experience for lovers and fans: “Jack White Art & Design.” A new website that aims to be an all-in-one umbrella for his decades of design work, sharing hsi unique perspective and aestheic across multimedia, photographs and videos, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Furniture & Upholstery, Graphic Design, Instruments & Hardware, Sculpture, Vinyl Concepts, Film Directing, and Photography. Most of this work has never been seen live before. Jack White Art & Design is a comprehensive new multimedia website cataloging his creative work spanning more than two decades. Jack White Art & Design presents a comprehensive look at White’s award-winning artistic career through hundreds of photographs and videos, many of which have never been viewed by the public, showcasing key works within such wide-ranging practices as Industrial Design, Interior Design, Furniture & Upholstery, Graphic Design, Instruments & Hardware, Sculpture, Vinyl Concepts, Film Directing, and Photography.Continue reading
From the moment of Royal Blood’s self-titled debut seven years ago, the Bristolian duo’s rise was meteoric. Their music is simple, brutal, and effective – taking inspiration from Queens of the Stone Age and The White Stripes and combining big hooks, tasty riffs, and volume to full effect. This beefed-up take on indie rock can only take you so far though, so on the new album Typhoons (Warner Records), they looked toward Dance and Disco to broaden their sound. Continue reading
Jack White (The Raconteurs, The White Stripes, Third Man Records) was the last-minute musical guest on Saturday Night Live last night and used it to pay tribute to Eddie Van Halen, who died last week at age 65. Not only did White play an EVH model guitar, his solo during the song “Lazaretto” featured two-hand tapping, which Eddie made famous the world over.
While spending much of 2018 woodshedding and recording, the previously dormant supergroup The Raconteurs (The White Stripes, Greenhornes, The Dead Weather) has been working on their new album for a 2019 release. The band had not released any new music in over a decade. Now check out not one, but two brand new songs, streaming at the link below. ‘Sunday Driver’ and ‘Now That You’re Gone.’Continue reading