On Saturday night, another roster of music legends will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. But unlike most years, this time two titans of rock’s underappreciated subgenres — hip-hop and heavy metal — will lead the way.
When Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band take the stage Sunday during the Super Bowl halftime show, viewers should prepare to finally hear from a Boss who wants to give them a lifeline of hope instead of one who’s handing out pink slips.
More than two decades after the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted its first artists, the organization now appears like it’s scraping the bottom of the barrel for its latest class. Read our preview of Monday night’s ceremony.
When Tom Petty crooned about all the milestones achieved by a one-hit wonder in his early ’90s single, “Into The Great Wide Open,” he probably didn’t think “rock the Super Bowl” would ever be one of the must-have markers on the road to rock ‘n’ roll greatness. During Super Bowl XLII, Petty will be doing just that.
Before we cross over into 2008, Soundbytes’ David Hyland has gazed into his crystal ball and is ready to divulge some musical predictions of what we can expect in the year to come.
2007 is nearly here. But before we change calendars, Soundbytes’ David Hyland has gazed into his crystal ball and is ready to divulge some musical predictions of what we can expect in the year to come.
Think MTV is all grown up? Think again. While this year marks the channel’s 25th anniversary, its premier event tonight — the MTV Video Music Awards — promises to be the channel’s edgiest yet.