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Rare Sex Pistols Acetate Sells For Over $19,000
Hearing that a Sex Pistols ‘God Save The Queen’ single sold for over $19,000 on eBay is probably enough to make sardonic singer Johnny Rotten’s middle fingers fly high. It’s hard to imagine that a band whose message was so anti-establishment merits such monetary value on an institutionalized auction site.
Adler, ‘The One That You Hated’ – Song Review
Adler — the namesake group of former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler — will issue their first single, ‘The One That You Hated,’ on iTunes on April 10.
Jim Marshall, ‘Father of Loud’ and Founder of Marshall Amps, Dead at 88
Jim Marshall, the founder of Marshall Amplification, has died at the age of 88. Marshall, a drummer and drum shop owner, established his British company in 1962 and since then has been known as the creator of the most recognized line of amplifiers in the rock world.
Pristine Vinyl Featured in ‘Rock Gods and Metal Monsters’ Auction
Quiet Riot, Ozzy Osbourne, Van Halen and Kiss are just a few of the classic rock artists whose albums will be represented in Backstage Auctions’ ‘Rock Gods and Metal Monsters’ event being held April 21-29.
Steven Adler Apologies for Calling Guns N’ Roses ‘Hacks’
Steven Adler has offered Guns N’ Roses an official apology for the remarks that he made yesterday during an interview with Loudwire, in which he insulted Axl Rose‘s new line-up by calling them “hacks.” As previously reported, the comment arose during a discussion of Guns N’ Roses’ upcoming induction into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame this April.
The Beatles ‘Hey Jude’ Vinyl Rarity Sells Big At Auction
Sixteen Beatles collectors bid on a ‘Hey Jude’ album that went up for auction on eBay last week. Ten days after its initial posting, the record, which started out at $9.99, landed the seller a grand total of $1,914.99.
Rare Turquoise-Sleeved Edition of Led Zeppelin’s First Vinyl Album Earns Big Bucks at Auction
A rare version of Led Zeppelin’s self-titled vinyl release sold for approximately $1,890.00 earlier this month on eBay. Take note, this is not the same self-titled copy you have in your personal collection; this is the highly sought out, first pressing of the band’s original 1969 UK debut.
Take a Tour of Ace Frehley’s ‘Budokan’ Les Paul Custom Replica Guitar
Ace Frehley’s Les Paul was one of many guitars featured at the Musikmesse Frankfurt 2012 Fair that took place last week in Germany, and Dr. Will Jones, the Professor of the Epiphone, was on hand to show it off to Music TV.
Slash Talks ‘Apocalyptic Love’ on Canadian Radio
Ex-Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash attended this year’s ‘Slacker Canadian Music Week’ in Toronto — but as he readies for Sunday night’s sold-out gig at the Phoenix Concert Theatre, he took time to sit down for an interview.
Big Brother & The Holding Company Featuring Janis Joplin, ‘Live At The Carousel Ballroom 1968′ – Album Review
Big Brother & The Holding Company were an established rock band prior to Janis Joplin fronting them, and in June of 1966 when she auditioned for the band, things didn’t gel instantly. Joplin’s gritty blues vocal seemed to clash with the heavy, psychedelic, free form tendencies of the group. Still, Joplin quickly adapted and once she got the hang of what Big Brother expected the lil’ gal from
Three Humble Pie Albums Slated for Re-Release
Three of Humble Pie‘s early ’70s albums will be re-released this spring courtesy of Lemon Records – specifically, their self-titled 1970 effort, 1973′s ‘Eat It’ and the 1975 double album ‘Thunderbox.’
New Bruce Springsteen Song ‘You’ve Got It’ Unveiled
‘You’ve Got It’ is the latest Bruce Springsteen song to be released as part of the ‘Wrecking Ball’ pre-release promotion. The campaign promises to deliver all of the album’s new songs, one by one, up to the point of its March 6 street date.