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12 items by Joe Rosenthal

  • QOTSA Enjoying Life With Dave

    QOTSA Enjoying Life With Dave | ARTICLE

    After years of toiling in relative obscurity, Queens of the Stone Age have found themselves recording and playing with no less a rock legend than former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl. Grohl played on their new album, Songs...

    May 3, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • Woodstock Officials Assess Festival's Destructive Closing Night

    Woodstock Officials Assess Festival's Destructive Closing Night | ARTICLE

    Call it Murphy's Law. Just a few hours after Woodstock '99 organizers convened at a press conference to pat themselves on the back about having defied critics' predictions that the three-day festival would be a logistical nightmare, the whole thing...

    July 26, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Pavement Battle the Odds In New York

    Pavement Battle the Odds In New York | ARTICLE

    Maybe it was the way in which Steve Malkmus' voice kept threatening to disappear over the course of the evening.| Perhaps it was the fear exuded by a room packed with worshipful rock critics thinking that sooner...

    June 22, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Florida Looks Like a No-Phish Zone

    Florida Looks Like a No-Phish Zone | ARTICLE

    Barring a change of heart by Okeechobee County Sheriff Ed Miller, Phish will be looking for another place to stage their planned multi-day millennial concert at the end of the year.| Last Thursday (June 10), County Commissioner George Long submitted...

    June 14, 1999 12:00 AM ET
  • Q&A: George Martin

    Q&A: George Martin | ARTICLE

    It's hard to imagine what the last forty-eight years would have sounded like without him. Simply stated, no producer has impacted music like Sir George Martin has. This week, the seventy-two-year-old knob-twiddler/guru is officially hanging up his...

    October 23, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Religious Fervor

    Religious Fervor | ARTICLE

    The sermons are longer and there's a bit more dust on the hymnals, but the flying buttresses that support the Church are strong as ever. The band's eleventh release, Hologram of Baal, hits stores this week, and it's a familiar...

    September 25, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Door-to-Door Salesman

    Door-to-Door Salesman | ARTICLE

    Thirty-one years ago, Ray Manzarek's organ riff to "Light My Fire" jarred loose a landslide that swept the American counter culture to the nether reaches of the psychedelic experience. Not only did the song earn the Doors...

    September 4, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Cross Yourself: Frank Black and the Catholics

    Cross Yourself: Frank Black and the Catholics | ARTICLE

    He may be an indie-legend who dabbles in surrealism, UFO-proselytizing, name changing and singing like a scurvy-stricken dog, but Frank Black has a rock & roll heart. While the records he made with the Pixies, a band destined to grow...

    August 27, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Luna Hit the Studio

    Luna Hit the Studio | ARTICLE

    Is there a producer in the house, in the house of Luna? According to band frontman Dean Wareham, who recently returned to the States from a festival appearance in Spain, the band have settled-with "ninety percent certainty" -- on former...

    August 14, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Hendrix Remastered on BBC Sessions

    Hendrix Remastered on BBC Sessions | ARTICLE

    "And that's just to prove you can never predict what's going to happen on the BBC World Service," declaims a proper-sounding Alexis Korner, host of the "Rhythm and Blues Show," between Jimi Hendrix's grooving cover of Bob Dylan's "Can You...

    June 12, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Pepper Guitar Mill Grinds On

    Pepper Guitar Mill Grinds On | ARTICLE

    "We were like Spinal Tap, but it was the guitar player that kept exploding," Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith told Rolling Stone back in late '95 upon the release of One Hot Minute, the first Chili Peppers record...

    April 6, 1998 12:00 AM ET
  • Clapton, Imbruglia Storm The Top Ten

    Clapton, Imbruglia Storm The Top Ten | ARTICLE

    It's a classic tale of old meets new unfolding in the top ten this week, with rejuvenated veteran Eric Clapton and sparkling newcomer Natalie Imbruglia swooping in with hotshot performances for the week ending March 15, according to SoundScan. For Clapton, no...

    March 19, 1998 12:00 AM ET
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