The icons can still perform, but they have nothing new to say, and nothing to offer as a message for the movement we need today.
Rock and Roll
Was music better in the past? Ian Brennan of CultureSonar takes a look.
“As the timeline moves forward, tangential artists in any field fade from the collective radar, until only one person remains; the significance of that individual is then exaggerated, until the genre and the person become interchangeable.”
What would your favorite songs be without this?
What is it about the death of a rock star like David Bowie that affects us so deeply?
Sometimes all you need is a fresh outlook—or thirteen of them—to get you to the right places in life.
Johnathan Hales used to play in a band before they kicked him out for being an asshole. He reflects on the failed relationship and what he has learned.
Chasing a dream in order to live a passion …
It’s easy to imagine that Van Halen would have been a lot more stable if Eddie sang as well as he played guitar….
Tim O’Connor says that Lou Reed provided us with brutal truths, but ugly and beautiful, as well as lifelong lesson about writing.
John Espinosa Nelson explains why these young men absolutely rock, and in more ways than one.
Eye Empire lead singer Donald Carpenter on the challenges of balancing work as a rock star with family.
On my PTSD, a Bruce Springsteen concert, and how I have to learn to open up in order to heal.
Do you want to rebel against the establishment? Do you want to make a statement? Do it with your food.
In August, 1976, five kids from Northeast Philly were going to be the heroes who saved Rock and Roll.
In 1987, CJ Kaplan saw Rush for the first time. Twenty-five years later, he brought his son along for the ride.