Jun 302014

Rock out Italian style in this week’s All-Star Jam!


  8 Responses to “All-Star Jam”

  1. cherguevara

    Here is a time trip through the history of the Spectrum in Philly.

  2. cherguevara

    You know that song, “Two Tickets to Paradise” by Eddie Money? If you went along with him, where would you be going? Where, do you think, is paradise, to Eddie Money?

  3. ladymisskirroyale

    That clip is bizarre. My Italian is almost non-existent but I think I ca make out that this is a mosh of Hair and Neo-Expressionist European theater.

    I guess you had to be there.

  4. A beef and beer in the Bronx?

  5. It’s not all Sex & Drugs…

    1. The Who have announced details of their 50th anniversary tour – and confirmed that they are starting to think about retirement. The nine-date tour will be called ‘The Who Hits 50’. Singer Roger Daltrey said: “This is the beginning of the long goodbye.” Townshend added: “Trying to stay young. Not wearing socks. Growing a great big woodcutter’s beard. Might even wear a check shirt onstage and get a tattoo of a Union Jack. Always a fashion victim. But under no illusions. We are what we are, and extremely good at it, but we’re lucky to be alive and still touring.”

    2. Eric Clapton has announced he is “thinking” of quitting touring, because he believes that touring has become “unbearable” and “unapproachable”. In an interview with Uncut, the guitarist blamed the hostile atmosphere surrounding travelling. Clapton said of touring: “The road has become unbearable. It’s become unapproachable, because it takes so long to get anywhere. It’s hostile – everywhere: getting in and out of airports, travelling on planes and in cars.” He likened the world as now resembling “a different version of America”. Clapton turns 70 in March 2015.

    3. Lou Reed has left US$30 million (£17.5m) in his will. Reed left $15m (£8.8m) to his wife, artist Laurie Anderson, along with two homes in New York worth a total of £5m and his personal property. Reed’s only sibling, his younger sister Margaret, has been left $5m (£2.9m), plus $500,000 (£293,000) to care for their mother Toby. Reed died aged 71 in October 2013 after an unsuccessful liver transplant. Reed earned an additional $20.4m after his death. Since his death, increased requests to use his music led to a dramatic rise in royalties. – NME

  6. cherguevara

    Is there any band with less stage presence than Blue Oyster Cult?


  7. I’ve been away and mostly out of touch for a few days, but our old friend KingEd just posted this book review on Phawker:


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