Happy Birthday Pete Townshend – Rock Music’s Ultimate Composer

Ten days after Nazi Germany surrendered to the Allied forces in WWII, Peter Townshend was born, on May 19, 1945. Friendless as a child, often bullied over the ... Read More

Rotten Apple- Happy Birthday Mike Inez

Rotten Apple - Alice In Chains

Alice In Chains' bassist Mike Inez, of Philippine descent, was born on May 14, 1966 in San Fernando, California. He began his professional career in 1989 as a ... Read More

Under The Bridge – Red Hot Chili Peppers- A Poem Of Sadness And Regret

In 1991 Anthony Kiedis found himself emotionally exhausted. The rigors of touring, dejection over his split with Ione Skye and the draining effects of both ... Read More

Allman Brothers Band

Jessica – Dickey Betts’ Creative Masterpiece

Jessica - The Allman Brothers Band

"Jessica," Dickey Betts’ spectacularly vibrant instrumental written for The Allman Brothers’ 1973 album Brothers And Sisters, marked the band's evolution from a ... Read More

Reach Down- Temple of the Dog- The Soulful Mastery of Mike McCready

Reach Down - Temple of the Dog

In 1986, at the age of twenty, guitarist Mike McCready left his Seattle home for Los Angeles with his band Shadow, the dream of establishing a career in music, ... Read More

kurt cobain

Where Did You Sleep Last Night – Remembering Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain, one of music’s most treasured spirits, was born February 20, 1967 in Aberdeen, Washington. When he was seven his parents divorced, sending his life ... Read More