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Month: February 2021

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Andra Day won the award for Best Actress In A Motion Picture — Drama at the 2021 Golden Globes for portraying Billie Holiday in The United States Vs. Billie Holiday. The film, which debuted on Hulu this weekend, was directed by Lee Daniels and written by Pulitzer winner Suzan-Lori Parks.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

Eight marvellous musical monsters emerging from rock’n’roll’s magnificent murk For more, check out: TeamRock.com (Source)

Former KISS guitarist Bruce Kulick shares an ESP Custom Explorer in the February 2021 edition of KISS Guitar Of The Month, which can be seen below. “This guitar was featured in the KISS video for the song ‘I Just Wanna’ from Revenge, and played every night on the tour,” says…For more, check out: BraveWords.com (Source)

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Laura Pausini’s Diane Warren-penned song “lo si (Seen)” from the Italian film The Life Ahead won the 2021 Golden Globe for Best Original Song. This is Warren’s second Golden Globe win following 2011’s “You Haven’t Seen The Last Of Me” and her sixth total Globe nomination.

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

World-renowned guitarist Nita Strauss (Alice Cooper) has recorded a video in which she details a lower-cost version of her signature JIVA10 guitar, the Ibanez JIVAJR. It boasts the same basic design as its predecessor — it’s sleek, aggressive, and built for speed. Topped off with an Edge-Zero II…For more, check out: BraveWords.com (Source)

Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, and Jon Batiste won the 2021 Golden Globe for Best Original Score for their work on Soul, Pixar’s metaphysical jazz film. They were introduced by category presenter Tracy Morgan, who misread the name of the film as “Sal.” In his acceptance speech Reznor said, “I think this is the first piece of art I’ve ever made in my life that I can actually show my kids.”

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

Ahead of Cheap Trick’s eagerly anticipated 20th studio album, In Another World, arriving via BMG on Friday, April 9th, guitarist Rick Nielsen spoke with Terrie Carr of Morristown, New Jersey radio station 105.5 WDHA FM.
During their 20 minute chat, which can be enjoyed via the video below, Nielsen…For more, check out: BraveWords.com (Source)

It was one of the greatest debut albums of all time, by a monster rock band named after the city of Boston. According to Professor Of Rock, Boston is one of the most under-appreciated bands of the rock and roll era, and should’ve been in the Rock And Roll…For more, check out: BraveWords.com (Source)

Broken Social Scene co-ringleader Kevin Drew returned a few months ago with a holiday track called “Depressed Unicorn Christmas Song.” Today, he’s dug into the vaults to put out an “unreleased jam” called “How’s It Going” that was recorded back in 2014, which means it comes from sometime around the release of Drew’s second solo album Darlings. Here is his statement on the song:

For more, go to: Stereogum.com (Source)

Queen: Rock Tour promises players “no masks, no social distancing, just the good old fashioned live experience” For more, check out: TeamRock.com (Source)