Watch Dewey Cox and the Hard Walkers perform in the Cox Across America tour, at the Cleveland Rock and Roll Hall of Fame! WALK HARD: The Dewey Cox Story is in theaters on December 21, 2007!
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In Columbia Pictures' new comedy Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, co-written and produced by Judd Apatow (Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby; Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy) and co-written, produced, and directed by Jake Kasdan, John C. Reilly stars as the larger-than-life musician and songwriter Dewey Cox.
Backstage at the Royce Overett Channel pays tribute to the 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honorees: solo artists, bands, one legendary sideman, and a immortal songwriting and producing team. With the Niswander Rock Theater. niswanderrocktheater****
The Byrds (Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, David Crosby, Chris Hillman & Michael Clarke) Live at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 01-16-1991 with John Jorgenson (g) ,Steve Duncan (dr) & Jackson Browne (voc).
Metallica gives their acceptance speech after being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Tune-in March 15 at 8:30 p.m. EST on Fuse for an all new ceremony and special “Rock Monster March” programming all month long. fuse.tv/rockhall
Gwen Stefani discusses a childhood encounter with Sting. Tune-in to The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony March 15 at 8:30 p.m. EST on Fuse and special “Rock Monster March” programming all month long. fuse.tv/rockhall
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Neil Diamond and Alice Cooper lead this year’s group of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. MSNBC has the chosen five -- and says people are upset about who was left out.
“Tom Waits, Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Dr. John my personal favorite, and Darlene Love will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year... So, I’ve got a discussion going about this on scoopblog and people are incensed that Bon Jovi got left off. They’re saying maybe Kiss should have been inducted instead. A lot of discussion there.”
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation nominating committee picks 15 performers for the ballot. The bands Kiss and Rush top this year’s list of notables that weren’t even among the 15 nominees. CNN has more on the rules for being selected.
“According to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, artists, they become eligible for induction 25 years after the release of their first record. That’s a long time. And they must also have made significant music contributions. So the nominees are then voted on by a panel of about 500 music experts and the artists with the most votes guess what -- they get inducted.”
Entertainment Weekly gives its top three reasons Bon Jovi, who was a nominee, should have been inducted.
“[First] Um, have you heard ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’ ?... [Second,] The fact that this was a look for a while. If that’s not Rock and Roll Hall of Fame worthy, I don’t know what is... [And] They were just named the [number one] worldwide touring act of 2010 by Billboard.”
While some were upset that their faves didn’t make it, the artists who made the cut had all been eligible for more than 10 years. Neil Diamond spoke to the BBC about his almost 20-year wait.
“I kind of figured they'd get around to me at some point... I'm glad they did it before I'm dead.”
Other artists nominated, but not inducted include J. Geils Band, Donna Summer, and LL Cool J. Let us know in our comments section who you think should be next into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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Music Producer Booker T Jones remembers 2013 Rock And Roll Hall of Fame post-humous inductee Albert King. Jones also describes his memories of his work in film for a young George Lucas on American Graffiti.
Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins roasts Rush, inducted into the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Courtesy, HBO, from the 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
If you overslept Tuesday morning, you may have missed the big news! Nirvana, Kiss and Peter Gabriel will all be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year! Hall and Oates, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens also made the cut and will be welcomed into the elite group on April 10th at the Barclays Center. Artists only become eligible 25 years after their first release, and believe it or not it's been 25 years since Nirvana came out with their first album, Bleach!
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On the music scene: how Madonna's going to kick your ass, plus why the Black Crowes are mad at Maxim and Neverland Ranch could be yours!
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It was announced yesterday that the Material girl has finally picked a title and released date for her highly anticipated forthcoming album. Her last studio album for Warner Music Group is called "Hard Candy." Not only does Madonna love candy, but as she says "its going to kick your ass, but make you feel good." It features superhot producers Timbaland and Danja, plus Justin Timberlake appears on mulitple tracks. JT also just happens to be the one who'll induct Madge into the rock and roll hall of fame. Look for her new album to hit stores on April 29th with her first single 'Four Minutes" out at the end of March.
Rockers the Black Crowes have a new album coming out next week, and they hope that no one will read the Maxim magazine review panning it, because, well, Maxim didn't even listen to the ablum! In the March issues of Maxim, a reviewer says the groups latest disc called "Warpaint" is worth 2 and half stars out of five, but, turns out the reviewer never got an advanced copy and based the review off their only single released "Goodbye daughters of the revolution." The crowes rightly thought this was unfair and managed to get an apology from the publication. But let's be honest, does anyone read reviews from Maxim anyway?
Michael Jackson's re-release of his worldwide smash album "Thriller" is doing great on the charts, so he probably shouldn't have any problems coming up with the $24 million dollars he needs to save Neverland Ranch from going up for auction. Yes, the infamous property near Santa Barabara, CA is once again on the chopping block if Jackson doesn't pay up by March 19th. I think it would be interesting to see who would by that gigantic playground! But considering Michael is still worth hundreds of millions, I don't think he should have any problems paying up.
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Madonna elected to the the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Jessica visits the troops in Kuwait for operation MySpace.
Yet another American Idol contestant forgets the lyrics to his song. Jason Castro flubbed up during his Tuesday performance of Bob Dylan’s ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’. After his song, the dreadlocked singer said he knew he lost some lines and then all of the judges gave Castro a bad review. His earlier performance of Bob Marley’s ‘I Shot the Sheriff’ also received a less-than-good judgment from the panel. All contestants sang selections from the Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame. It’s down to the final four, and America votes off one A-I hopeful Wednesday on Fox.
Moving on to Dancing with the Stars, it celebrated episode number 100 with the audience filled with lots of fans from all over the nation as well as former contestants. Even previous season winners and runner-ups hit the floor for another pro-partner dancing experience. Even with the celebration in the air, there was also a moment of defeat for R&B singer, Mario. The 21-year-old and his partner received the boot Tuesday on the results show after their Waltz and Jive from the previous night’s performance earned the duo 53 out of 60 points, placing them in third with scoring, but still being voted off.
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The Mirage joins forces with Grateful Dead Drummer Mickey Hart and Zakir Hussain to Reignite the Las Vegas Strip with Dramatic Transformation of Iconic Volcano
The Mirage, a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), today announced details of a dynamic redesign to its signature Volcano. Known the world over for its iconic Strip-front feature, The Mirage has joined forces with legendary Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, Indian tabla sensation Zakir Hussain and Fountains of Bellagio design firm WET, to create an all-new audio/visual spectacle. The top-to-bottom overhaul is the final step in the property's ongoing transformation and is scheduled for completion late 2008.
The Mirage set a new standard for innovative Strip-front attractions when The Volcano first erupted in 1989. Raising the bar once again, The Mirage has enlisted the Grammy Award-winning talents of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician Mickey Hart and Indian musical virtuoso Zakir Hussain to create and perform a one-of-a-kind soundtrack arranged exclusively for the iconic blast.
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The Mirage once again set the standard for Strip-front attractions Monday as its redesigned signature Volcano premiered to the world. When The Mirage first unveiled The Volcano in 1989 the landscape of Las Vegas was forever altered. This all-new audio/visual spectacle again raises the bar with never-before-seen fire effects and an exclusive soundtrack composed by Grateful Dead drummer and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Mickey Hart, and Indian tabla virtuoso Zakir Hussain.
Celebrity impressionist, singer, comedian, ventriloquist and soon-to-be Mirage headliner Terry Fator acted as Master of Ceremonies for the historic reignition, which took place on the Las Vegas Strip at dusk. Fator was joined on stage by Grammy Award-winner Hart, as well as Mirage President Scott Sibella and Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman. Following the inaugural eruption, the Las Vegas sky was lit with celebratory fireworks from the top of The Volcano.
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