This week marks the 25th anniversary of the debut of the Aerosmith music video “Cryin’” which kicked off a now iconic music video trilogy featuring Alicia Silverstone and helped propel the album Get A Grip (and Silverstone’s career) into the stratosphere.
After releasing her duet with her late father, Chris Cornell, over the weekend, Toni Cornell is making their cover of “Nothing Compares 2 U” available for download with proceeds benefiting a great cause.
Riff2’s Undercover Sound System Playlist 06.18.18 Grandson – “Blood//Water” (Fueled By Ramen) Olivia Fox – “Play The Game” (Olivia Fox) Nine Inch Nails – “God Break Down The Door” (Capitol) Jim James – “Throwback” (ATO) Stella Donnelly – “Mechanical Bull” (Secretly Canadian) Cigarettes After Sex – “Crush” (Partisan) Death Cab For Cutie – “Gold Rush”…
David Bowie’s landmark album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars was released 46 years ago today (June 16), and since its release, the album’s legend has managed to grow year by year, especially since Bowie's unexpected passing in 2016.
Mark Farner's American Band is in town tomorrow, Saturday June 16, to play a free show at Detroit Music Weekend. I sat down with Mark to talk about his musical journey from his 1st guitar to the local band Terry Knight and The Pack to the global success of Grand Funk and his current American…
Metallica will be receiving the Polar Music Prize today (June 14), which is Sweden’s highest music honor. That considering, we thought we’d look back on another big honor the band earned in their remarkable career.
Tool finally began studio work on the follow-up to 2006’s 10,000 Days back in March, and while many felt that the new album could be released in 2018, it looks like fans will have to wait a bit longer.
On June 12, 2005, Pink Floyd announced to the world that they would be performing at Live 8, the benefit concert that honored both the 20th anniversary of Live Aid and the then-upcoming G8 summit that was set to take place in Scotland.
Besides being a renowned chef and award-winning TV host, the late Anthony Bourdain was a massive music fan, with a penchant for rock and punk, so it’s not surprising that he made some music friends throughout his remarkable life.
Actor/Keith Richards impersonator Johnny Depp turns 55 today (June 9), and while the world first fell in love with him as sexy narc Tom Hanson on 21 Jump Street, these days Depp has taken on a different role: Guitarist in the Hollywood Vampires alongside legends Alice Cooper and Joe Perry.
Mike Shinoda’s debut solo album Post Traumatic comes out next Friday (June 15), and while the LP’s previews have been understandable heavy, his latest video preview for “Ghosts” is something completely different.
Ghost is primed for their highest debut on the Billboard 200 album chart, with Prequelle estimated coming in at number three with 49-54K units, so let’s look back when American television audience met the band one fateful October night in 2015.