Dave Swanson is a writer and musician from Cleveland, Ohio. He has spent a lifetime obsessed with all things Rock & Roll. Dave has written for a variety of publications including Shindig!, Bucketful Of Brains, The Cleveland Scene and The Cleveland Plain Dealer. He hosts his own radio show, has promoted concerts and played in several bands including, but not limited to, Rainy Day Saints, New Salem Witch Hunters, The Cynics, Chamber Strings, Guided By Voices, Death Of Samantha, and Captain Groovy & His Bubblegum Army. Favorite bands-Cheap Trick, The Monkees, Sparks, Motorhead, Beach Boys, Rockpile, XTC,Van Der Graaf Generator, Sweet, Bob Dylan,etc. Favortie color- paisley. Sign-Scorpio. Favorite Movies-Love And Death, Don't Look Back & Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls. Political party-Mod & Rocker. Religion-Rock & Roll. His biggest regret is having no regrets. If not playing, writing, reading about, listening to, or discussing music, he is most likely dead.
The Patched-Together History of ‘The Beatles’ Second Album’
Appearing less than three months after 'Meet the Beatles,' this was actually a composite of leftovers from 'With The Beatles' with some singles and b-sides.
Original Rolling Stones Manager: Hall of Fame ‘Hijacked the Name Rock ’n’ Roll’
Original Rolling Stones manager and producer Andrew Loog Oldham has announced he will not be attending the Hall of Fame ceremony.
Joan Jett To Perform With Nirvana Members At Rock Hall Ceremony?
The surviving Nirvana members have hinted that Joan Jett may be joining them for their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Performance.
Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd Announce Summer 2014 Tour
Last summer, two of classic rock's mainstays, Bad Company and Lynryd Skynyrd, teamed up for one of the season's most successful tours. So it makes sense that the duo are back for another round of dates.
Paul Stanley: Hall of Fame’s ‘A Farce,’ Criss and Frehley ‘Don’t Belong’ in Kiss
Paul Stanley hasn't been shy about sharing his opinion on a variety of subjects as he gears up for Kiss' entrance into the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
John Lydon To Appear In ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Tour
John Lydon will portray King Herod in an 50-city arena tour of the musical 'Jesus Christ Superstar.'
The Babys Wrapping Up Work On First Album in 34 Years
The Babys Wrapping Up Work On First Album in 33 Years
Monkees Announce 2014 Spring Tour
The Monkees have booked a two-week tour for May and June.
45 Years Ago – The Bee Gees Release ‘Odessa’
The artistic high point of the Bee Gees first era was released in March 1969.
A Look Back at Batman’s Long Rock ‘n’ Roll History
Batman turns 75 years old today, which makes this the perfect time for us to look back on his surprisingly long history with rock and roll.
Devo Announce 2014 Tour Dates and Record Store Day Releases
Devo are touring in memory of guitarist Bob Casale, and also will be putting out some vinyl for Record Store Day.
‘The Pink Floyd & Syd Barrett Story’ To Be Re-Issued On Two-DVD Set
Eagle Rock Entertainment will re-release 'The Pink Floyd & Syd Barrett Story' on May 20.