Category Arts

New Book By MC5’s Bassist Michael Davis “I Brought Down The MC5” Now Available!

Famed bass player from MC5, Michael Davis, takes us on a rollercoaster ride of triumph and tragedy in his superb new 350-page memoir titled “I Brought Down The MC5”! The book includes rarely seen photos and original artwork by Davis!

“I basically wanted to be the MC5. The attack! They were really on! They were brilliant!” – Lemmy

MC5 was an American rock band from Lincoln Park, Michigan, formed in 1964. The original band line-up consisted of vocalist Rob Tyner, guitarists Wayne Kramer and Fred “Sonic” Smith, bassist Michael Davis, and drummer Dennis Thompson.

The MC5’s leftist political ties and anti-establishment lyrics and music positioned them as emerging innovators of the punk movement in the United States...

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Vive Le Rock Presents ‘THE FIRST ANNUAL VIVE LE ROCK AWARDS’ – March 28th London 02 Islington Academy!

This month sees the ‘First Annual Vive Le Rock Awards’, confirmed to take place at London’s 02 Islington Academy on Wednesday, March 28th.

Since launching in 2010, the magazine recently celebrated its 50th issue and has consistently championed the true spirit of Rock n’ Roll, from the legends that conquered the world in the 1970’s and 80’s, to the new acts who keep the spirit fresh and alive.

‘The First Annual Vive Le Rock Awards’ is a chance to celebrate the music and lifestyle and give credit to those that are long overdue.

This star-studded affair will feature an awards presentation, live performances by award winners, guest performers, and the awards house band; The Vive Le Rockers, who will host the winners’ songs in a ‘Late Night’ chat show style...

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THE SOUND FOUNDATION is Now Offering Online Music Business Classes, Artist Career Consultation, Songwriting and Band/ Solo Artist Coaching!

THE SOUND FOUNDATION goes Worldwide! We are so excited to announce TSF Online Music Business classes, Artist Career consultation, Songwriting and Band/ Solo Artist coaching for ALL GENRES and ALL AGES!!

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MusicPlanetLive Announces £1 Million Incentives and Grants Programme for Emerging Artists and Promoters!

Connecting artists, fans, venues & promoters – the only online live music portal. Live music hub MusicPlanetLive has announced £1 Million of incentives and grants to support emerging UK artists and promoters.

Over the next six months MusicPlanetLive will be funding artists, projects and events up to £5k each across the UK. In addition to the grants, the site is designed so artists, venues and promoters of all levels can use its service to generate income through various means.

MusicPlanetLive has already sponsored a wide range of shows and provided funding for many emerging artists including Chapter and Verse, Lotus Eater and Big Beat Manifesto. This announcement affirms MusicPlanetLive’s commitment to supporting live music and the next generation of talent.

Last week saw the official la...

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AMERICAN VALHALLA – THE STORY OF IGGY POP, JOSHUA HOMME, AND POST POP DEPRESSION!

Eagle Rock Entertainment is proud to release American Valhalla – the vivid documentary tracing the musical journey of Iggy Pop and Joshua Homme – on DVD and digital formats on March 9.

Something miraculous happens when two kindred spirits collaborate…which is exactly what happened when Iggy Pop and Queens Of The Stone Age frontman, Joshua Homme joined forces to create Pop’s 2016 album Post Pop Depression.

American Valhalla, co-directed by Homme and Andreas Neumann, traces this union – from the initial songwriting sessions and recording process to the subsequent critically-acclaimed Post Pop Depression tour.

Originally released in theaters via More2Screen and Eagle Rock Films in the summer of 2017, American Valhalla goes beyond a behind-the-scenes music documentary...

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