I’ve been in Germany the last few days, so I’ve had to do a few late nights in my hotel room to watch the results of the primaries. Unless something drastic happens in the weeks ahead, I’d say it’s almost a certainty it will be Clinton v. Trump in the general election in November, although…

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GIF H/T The Daily Show With a formidable string of endorsements and a $150 million fundraising machine, Jeb Bush was the favorite for the Republican nomination going into the 2016 election cycle. But a funny thing happened on the way to the coronation. To cite the famous Beatles song, money couldn’t buy Jeb love. Despite…

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The surviving members of Stone Temple Pilots recently announced their decision to carry on as STP, as well as announcing open auditions to be their new lead singer. Predictably, there are some who disagree: Responding to a fan who called in and suggested that the band should change its name in the wake of Scott Weiland’s…

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Rolling Stone interviewed David Bowie producer Tony Visconti, who shed some interesting (and sad) details about Bowie’s final months.  The most interesting tidbit is that a week before his death, Bowie called Visconti telling him he had written and demoed five new songs, and wanted to get back to the studio to make another album. …

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I was devastated to find out late last night that David Bowie had passed away after an 18-month battle with cancer. He had just released Blackstar, his final album, last Friday – his 69th birthday. What can you say about the man that hasn’t been said already? He was a chameleon, constantly reinventing his sound…

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Lost at the too young age of 24, he would have been 50 today. For those of you who are curious to learn more about Andrew’s life and music, I highly recommend Scot Barbour’s documentary Malfunkshun: The Andrew Wood Story.

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I’m off to the beach for the next few days and will be without phone or Internet access. I want to thank all of you who took the time to read my book or my writings/commentary on social media or other websites over the past year. There will be much more to come in the…

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Some sad news breaking this afternoon/evening: Motörhead singer/bassist Lemmy Kilmister passed away after a short battle with cancer, according to an announcement from the surviving band members. He was 70 years old. Looking at the reactions to his passing, as well as his body of work and public persona, Lemmy was one of the few…

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